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This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones

A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a small and unusual product for us to cover but there are three things that make this product stand …

Once Again, Starbucks Shows Google And Apple How To Do Mobile Payment

Apple Pay gets all the headlines when it comes to mobile payment, but another company probably deserves them instead: Starbucks.<p>The giant chain of coffee joints claims up to 90% of the $1.6 billion spent in U.S. stores using a smartphone in 2013, and 2014 probably wasn’t much different despite the …

Apple Pay

10 Important Apps For Your Android Smartphone

Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on the world’s most popular platform – Android – is no easy feat. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my weekly app app round-up here and …

Google will sell wireless service through Sprint’s network

Just yesterday rumors started swirling about Google finally getting the mobile network market by partnering with either Sprint or T-Mobile. Less than …

9 awesome iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

This has been an incredible week so far for paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free for a limited time. Yesterday’s list had some …

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for processor-intensive applications like …

Smartwatches

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S6 to launch at MWC 2015, but no LG G4

Mobile World Congress 2015 will be upon us before we know it, and plenty of big names in the industry are preparing to launch new smartphone and wearable products in just over a month’s time.<p>For starters, Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy S6 flagship in Spain on March 2nd, as it did in …

Gear & Gadgets

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Unpacked

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 was a monster flagship, except we’ve been able to put together everything you need to know about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6, …

Motorola Nexus 6 Review: A "Big" Hassle

Pros: <br>Excellent screen; Powerful hardware; Perfect for enjoying movies.<p>Cons: <br>Awkwardly big; Done-to-death design; Software doesn't take advantage of …

Kodak's IM5 Smartphone Caters To Photographers... And Your Grandparents

Branded as Kodak but built by Bullitt, the Kodak IM5 is an upcoming Android phone toting some unconventional feature choices. If the beefy camera …

How to solve one of the most annoying little issues with Android phones

One of the best things about Android is the shockingly vast range of great third-party apps in the Google Play store. Each new app expands the …

Size does matter: larger iPhone 6 brings the smartphone war to Samsung’s home ground

For years, consumers have been demanding larger screens and have placed their buying power behind original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) willing to …

This Android App Shows How Much Time You Spend Using Your Phone

Last year, Bank of America conducted a study that revealed nearly half of U.S. adults would not last a day without their smartphone. If you are interested in finding out how much time is spent on your smartphone, then check out the QualityTime app for Android.<p>Not ony does QualityTime show you how …

Apps

14 Amazing Android Apps for Pastors in 2015

We recently looked at 13 essential iOS apps for pastors that are helpful for a pastors different rolls, responsibilities and tasks. Of course, not …

Apps

Xiaomi tries to bash the iPhone 6 Plus, inadvertently shows how much it rips off Apple

If you thought that Apple had fun successfully suing Samsung for alleged patent infringement, just wait to see what happens if Xiaomi ever brings its …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free for a limited time (save $59!)

We’ve had two great lists of paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free so far this week, and now Wednesday’s list might be the best …

'Nova' rumors point to Google launching its own phone service

Could your next cell service plan be with Google? According to a report by <i>The Information</i>, the answer is yes, as it's plotting out an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) service that could run on the networks of Sprint or T-Mobile. That's a similar approach to other companies like Straight Talk, …

Solar Impulse 2 plane set for round-the-world flight

The plans have been set for the solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, to take off from Abu Dhabi and then fly around the globe using only the sun's energy.<p>With a wingspan of 72m (236ft), Solar Impulse 2 is the width of a Boeing 747, but weighs about the same as a large car.<p>Its predecessor, Solar …

Solar Impulse

LG G4 To Feature 16MP Camera, Snapdragon 810

It looks like we have some information on the upcoming LG G4 smartphone, the handset is expected to get a number of upgrades over the LG G3.<p>The LG G4 …

Phones

HTC’s Next One Smartphone Will Be Revealed March 1

HTC is gearing up to launch something new on March 1 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and we’ve heard from a person familiar with the matter that what’s on tap is indeed the next version of the HTC One . The invites for a special event promising a glimpse of “what’s next” (via The Verge), and …

Galaxy S6 fingerprint scanner may be more like Touch ID

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 flagship will have a new fingerprint scanner, according to sources. Rather than sliding your finger across the button, you’ll …

Motorola Launches Premium DODO Leather Bands For the Moto 360

Moto 360 is by far one of the best, and good-looking, Android Wear smartwatches available at the moment.<p>If you’re in possession of the Moto 360, and …

ZAGG Pocket Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard with Stand

ZAGG has unveiled Pocket, their latest foldable <b>Bluetooth keyboard</b>. With its integrate stand, it provides a comfortable typing experience with your …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Reportedly in Talks to Buy Softcard

According to a new report from TechCrunch, Google is reportedly in talks with Softcard, a mobile payment company. The report suggests Google is …

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

With the holiday season well over, new apps and updates are flooding all mobile platforms. Windows Phone is going to have a huge week with Microsoft …

Sleek "Mac 2015" Computer Modeled After Apple's First Macintosh 128k Desktop

In the latest project rolled out by German technology firm CURVED/labs, a refurbished MacBook Air morphs into a modernized version of Apple's first desktop computers, the Macintosh 128k and the “Lisa.” The hybrid design was birthed to commemorate more than 30 years of Apple innovation and to …

MacBook Air

How to Instantly Get More Comments, Shares and Plus Ones on Google Plus

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+ - Jeffbullas's Blog

Google+ maybe a newer social network, but it’s a powerful one.<p>In fact it is now the second largest social media network behind Facebook after only …

How to Stream Google Hangouts On Air to Twitter and Facebook

Shares 6K<p>Are you using Google Hangouts on Air?<p>Do you want your Twitter and Facebook followers to join in?<p>By sharing the YouTube link of your Google …

Apple Maps launch on the web in new Find my iPhone beta, displacing Google

Apple's in-house mapping service has made the jump to the web some two years after its debut at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, …