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Best of Android 2017: Which phone has the best display?

Welcome to the first installment of Best of Android 2017, our in-depth search to find out which smartphone is the best of the year. This segment kicks off with the most obvious thing on all devices — the screen. Which screen has the best colors? Which one looks the best? Which is the most accurate? …

iPhone X repair prices will make your wallet cry

If you are among the millions of Apple fans that just preordered the new iPhone X, here’s one piece of advice: Whatever you do, don’t break it.<p>Apple updated its webpage for the pricing on out-of-warranty repairs, and the iPhone X shatters the record when it comes to screen repairs and other …

Mobile Technology

WhatsApp FINALLY Lets You Delete Messages You've Sent

Potentially this allows you to delete a message before anyone else sees it. Great news for anyone who's ever sent a message and then immediately …

How to Set Background App Refresh to WiFi Only with iOS 11 on iPhone

For years, we’ve recommended turning off Background App Refresh on your device to save battery life and cellular data. Background App Refresh automatically refreshes apps you have open in the background so that when you go to look at the app again, the page is already up to date and loaded. Which …

How to use external storage with Files app on iPad or iPhone

Did you ever hold your iPhone in one hand, and a USB hard drive in the other, and look back and forth between them, muttering “Why, oh why?” Well, today we have good news for you. You still can’t hook them together with a wire, but with one app you can browse all kinds of external storage devices …

Apps

Wi-Fi security has been breached, say researchers

This is your Wi-Fi on KRACK<p>At about 7AM ET this morning, researchers revealed details of a new exploit called KRACK that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security to let attackers eavesdrop on traffic between computers and wireless access points. The exploit, as first reported by <i>Ars</i> …

Nokia 8 review: Solid, elegant and refined

Nokia's comeback into the smartphone game has revolved around three key factors - design and build quality, stock Android and Nostalgia. Nokia is …

Galaxy Note 8 one month later: Samsung’s powerful flagship continues to impress

It seemed like the end of the line for Samsung’s Galaxy Note series after the Note 7 went up in flames. But Samsung remained committed, saying its …

Galaxy Note

OPPO's first full-screen smartphone, the OPPO F5, launches later this month

OPPO has confirmed the launch markets for its first full-screen smartphone, the OPPO F5, coming October 26. The latest device in OPPO’s “selfie expert” series will be made available in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, though details of what the handset …

Common Galaxy Note 8 problems and how to fix them

The Galaxy Note 8 has all sorts of power and features to take advantage of it, but that doesn't mean it's impervious to the issues that so many other …

3 ways your iPhone's Mail app just got better

It's a toss-up between Mail and Messages for the app I use most on my iPhone ($500 at Cricket Wireless). And maybe Instagram. (And, OK, the MLB.com At Bat app during the summer months.) But by and large, it's email and texting that I do most regularly on my phone. The Messages app got a few new …

Apps

New Google Pixel 2 XL leak shows the phone's front display

Google's big Pixel 2 launch is just a couple days away but the leaks just keep coming.<p>It looks like we can now add the display to the growing list of …

iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's The Difference?

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available and have key strengths and weaknesses, but the biggest question for many users is not <i>‘iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus?’</i> but whether they should wait (and save up) for the attention grabbing iPhone X?<p>When compared to the iPhone 8 there are clear …

Mobile Technology

10 Essential Hidden Tips and Tricks for iOS 11

If you’ve already updated to iOS 11, Apple’s new operating software for iPhones and iPads, you’ve probably noticed a handful of changes.<p>Like: the App …

Apps

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 problems and how to fix them

One of the defining features of the Galaxy Note series has always been a large display, and with Samsung bringing their Infinity Display design language to their second flagship line, the screen is really allowed to shine through this time around. Add to it all that Samsung has to offer with their …

Galaxy Note

iPhone 8 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 8: Which dual camera is better?

In specs alone the iPhone 8 Plus and the Note 8 are worthy rivals. Both have two 12 megapixel rear cameras with a 2x optical zoom and a designated feature for portraits.<p>Camera Specs<p>The Note has a slight advantage when it comes to lens size and aperture with OIS (optical image stabilization) on both …

SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 mins

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chief Elon Musk's elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth …

Samsung waiting for Apple's OK on its Gear Fit 2 Pro iOS app

When it was announced in August, the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker was touted as being compatible with Android phones and iPhones. It's been on sale since Sept. 15, but there's just one problem: The iOS app isn't available yet.<p>No app, of course, means no iPhone compatibility, much to the …

Google working on ‘Advanced Protection Program’ for high-value targets, politicians that replaces 2FA

In light of high-profile hacks of political figures, especially during the 2016 US Presidential election, Google is working on new security tools. Aimed as a service for politicians and executives, it will replace two-factor authentication (2FA) and enforce other security policies.<p>According to</i> …

A Google-backed project to help blind people navigate with smartphones got a boost from the UN

Subjects ranged from dating to employment — as well as getting around without having to rely on other people.<p>Their attitude was, Wayfindr director Florence Orban said, "we just want an app to navigate a tube in London, we don't want someone who's picking us up at the ticket barriers, taking us down …

Facebook reportedly tests facial recognition to recover your account

Your face is getting a lot of attention lately. The iPhone X's Face ID is a recent example, as is Android Pay's reportedly upcoming facial authentication for loyalty programs. Airports may soon use the tech to help streamline boarding and security lines, though there are still privacy concerns over …

Social Media

Samsung Expected to Unveil Odyssey VR Headset Next Month

Samsung has been working on a Odyssey-branded virtual reality headset, and a number of leaks suggest that the company may reveal the device as early …

Augmented Reality

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How to Turn a Safari Webpage into a PDF on iPhone or iPad

If you ever come across an article or webpage that has a lot of great information you want to save, you can turn that webpage into a PDF by using the Safari browser on iPhone. Once you’ve saved the webpage as a PDF, you can edit or mark up the document. Then you can export it to your favorite …

Safari (Browser)

iOS 11's Most Obnoxious Features

iOS 11 brings a lot of new and exciting features to the iPhone and iPad. It also brings a lot of pretty annoying ones.<p>Like most new operating …

GoPro updates Karma drone with much-needed 'follow me' feature

When GoPro announced it was working on a drone, pretty much everyone thought that it'd have some sort of "follow" feature. It didn't. But it had the required technology all along. Finally, today, Karma is being updated to unlock that feature, along with a few other goodies.<p>There are two new …

Drones

This Google Ultra Pixel 2 just hype-blocked iPhone X

This morning a device by the name “Ultra Pixel” appeared in a well-crafted set of “slides” on a computer shared with the press. This set of images …

GoPro’s Hero6 Black launches today for $499

Today, on a massive planetarium screen at San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences museum, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman revealed the next generation of the company’s venerable Hero action cam series, the Hero6.<p>The device will, as leaks previously showcased, retail for $499 and go on sale today.<p>The look hasn’t …

Drones

GoPro Unveils the Fusion, a 5.2K 360° Camera with OverCapture

The GoPro Fusion is a new 360° camera that captures an immersive experience in 5.2K resolution at 30fps. It was announced by GoPro today alongside …