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New iPhone Leak Reveals Highest Possible Water Resistance

A new report out of the Korea Herald, citing several sources, say the next iPhone — iPhone 8, 10th-anniversary iPhone, or whatever courageous name Apple decides to call it — will feature a water and dust resistance rating of IP68, which is the highest level of weather resistance for a mobile device.<p>…

Apple News

7 can't-miss apps: Duobook, Forest, AlarmMon and more

With the tech world recovering from a CES hangover, you may have missed some of this week's best apps.<p>Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week's list includes an app that allows you to switch seamlessly between ebooks and audio books, two apps that help you …

Apps

10 Dog Apps That Are Barking Genius

Dog peeps: We see you. From throwing adorable office paw-ties in the middle of the work day to spoiling your pooch with chic indie store finds, a true dog lady finds every opportunity to shower their slobbery best friend with love. Whether you’re looking for a doggie daycare, some free vet advice …

Dogs

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10 minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

Healthy Eating

How to break the habit of checking your phone all the time

Smartphone dependency is everywhere. Take a glance at your day-to-day life and you'll notice your friends are a bit too preoccupied with their …

Productivity

Demand for secret messaging apps is rising as Trump takes office

Two weeks after the US presidential election, Reverend Rebecca Bryan stepped up to her pulpit in the Boston suburb of Brookline and looked out on her congregation. The liberal Unitarian Universalists at First Parish were already gearing up for political action, a central tenet of the church’s …

Encryption

How Samsung And Qualcomm Are Driving Towards Connected Cars

First it was personal computers, then smartphones. Now the year’s largest tech expo showed us what the next growth driver is: connected cars.<p>At CES last week, tech giants like Microsoft, Intel and Nvidia showed off their latest plans for the fast-growing connected car market. Worldwide sales of …

Innovation

Surprise! Samsung might've just leaked the Galaxy S8 in this ad

Samsung recently released two different ads showing off its brand-new AMOLED displays. And while the displays are cool and all, the real star of the show is the mysterious smartphone that shows up in both ads. Its unique design leads us to believe that this is the Galaxy S8 we're all waiting to …

Samsung

Stanford U: Future wearables to diagnose diseases early?

Wearables of the future might be used as a diagnostic tool to spot disease early, according to a study by the Stanford University School of Medicine.<p>The researchers collected approximately two billion measurements from 60 people for the study, who wore between one and eight commercial wearable …

Digital Health

Attack of the $400 phone

A few years ago, you couldn't expect much from midrange phones. Though they got the basics right -- like making calls and sending emails -- you still had to make compromises. Sometimes they'd have low-resolution screens, sluggish processors, ho-hum cameras or all of the above.<p>Fast forward to now …

Phones

Apple tries to prove your AirPods won't fall out

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I'd hoped the launch ad would feature Tim Cook displaying his moves to a tune by One Republic.<p>After all, Apple's CEO insists that his AirPods never fall out of his ears when he's letting his hair …

India

Snapchat finally fixed one of the app’s biggest problems

Snapchat is one of the most popular apps on the planet, and the second most active social media platform to boot, which is why it’s so shocking that …

Snapchat

$40 device doubles the storage of your 32GB iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

There’s no shame in wanting to save some cash when buying a new iPhone. After all, $649 for an iPhone 7 and $679 for an iPhone 7 Plus is already a …

Apple News

Why carmakers want to keep Apple and Google at arm's length

The splashiest auto news coming out of CES and the North American International Auto Show has been about new models, self-driving tech, and wild concepts. But in a quieter series of moves, automakers also continued to strengthen their control over what it is we're able to do inside our cars, …

Autos

Android’s co-founder is building a new company and a new kind of smartphone

Andy Rubin reportedly working on a premium smartphone with edge-to-edge display and ceramic back<p>Andy Rubin, co-founder of the Android operating system, is reportedly building out a new company and working on several new products including a premium smartphone with an edge-to-edge display “that …

Innovation

Spotify, Netflix, LINE, Pandora & HBO NOW top the list of 2016’s biggest apps by revenue

According to a new year-end report from Sensor Tower detailing the top apps of 2016, streaming services dominated when it came to which apps, outside of games, pulled in the most revenue over the past year. At the top of the list is Spotify, which not only scored the number one spot on the iTunes …

Apps

Samsung seen unveiling foldable phone in third quarter

Samsung seems to have worked out the wrinkles on its much-rumored foldable phone and could unveil such a handset later this year, according to a report from Korea.<p>The electronics giant is working on a phone with a flexible display that folds open into a 7-inch tablet, the Korea Herald reported …

Samsung

Time’s AI-powered time tracking app will help you stop procrastinating

Do you like making lists of things to do, but then end up failing to accomplish the items you’ve laid out? A new application aimed at those with a tendency towards procrastination can help. Instead of a simple checklist or time tracker, Time, as the app is called, lets you more obsessively …

Productivity

LG's G6 will have a unique 18:9 screen aspect ratio

Or you could just call it a 2:1 display.<p>We already know LG is abandoning its modular effort for the upcoming G6, but today the company delivered another interesting nugget: It'll sport a 5.7-inch Quad HD+ panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Yes, that's really a 2:1 screen (math!), which means it'll be …

Aspect Ratio

Steadicam comes to smartphones with the gyro-stabilized Volt

The $139 device is up for grabs on Kickstarter.<p>Steadicam changed the film industry with unrestricted tracking shots in films like <i>Rocky</i> and <i>The Shining</i>, and now, it's going after smartphone users. Parent company Tiffen has unveiled the Steadicam Volt, a handheld gimbal up for grabs on Kickstarter for …

Gear & Gadgets

12 of the hottest iPhone keyboards

The iPhone’s auto-correct function is a source of endless entertainment and frustration for iOS users. Although most users probably don’t stop and …

Apple News

The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2017, we previewed some of the coolest health tech set to hit the market.<p>From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a discreet way to check sobriety during a night on the town, trust us, there's a lot of neat stuff on the horizon.<p>1. Proof<p>The Proof wearable wants to help …

L'Oréal

Hands-on with BlackBerry's 'Mercury' phone

The TCL device will officially launch at Mobile World Congress in February<p>BlackBerry is the new BlackBerry. Last year TCL, the parent company of Alcatel, took over the licence to produce BlackBerry-branded handsets after the company ditched its hardware division.<p>BlackBerry phones through the …

BlackBerry

ExoLens Case With Zeiss Lenses for Your iPhone 7

ExoLens the iPhone case company that is known for its protective cases that are compatible with their range of Zeiss lenses, have just announced a …

Apple News

Microsoft's connected car platform will put Cortana on the road

The company hopes to bring Azure's cloud services to a range of automakers.<p>Microsoft's next big push into the automotive space won't be a Redmond-made self-driving car. Instead, the company hopes to provide the backbone for a whole suite of cloud-based services that automakers can use to enhance …

Microsoft Windows

Samsung blinks first, makes Gear smartwatches work with your iPhone

The Apple Watch doesn't work with Android phones -- but your Samsung watch might now work with Apple. Today, Samsung has released a pair of apps on Apple's iOS App Store which allow the Samsung Gear S2, Gear S3, and Gear Fit 2 wearables to pair and work with Apple's iPhones.<p>Mind you, it's not every …

Apple News

Pixel vs. Moto Z vs. ZenFone AR vs. Mate 9 Pro vs. Axon 7: Which new Daydream VR phone is right for you?

When Google revealed its Daydream View in October, it was announced alongside the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. These two "phones by Google" and headset were a match made in VR heaven in some ways, but that also meant you could only experience Daydream by using a Pixel.<p>After that, Google added …

Google

Beastgrip dramatically improves smartphone video quality with depth of field adapter

Smartphones are able to shoot astonishingly high quality video these days, but ultimately, the lenses and sensors built into your phone are too small to get a decent shallow depth of field effect. Beastgrip is about to launch a Depth of Field adapter that makes it possible to use high-end SLR …

Depth Of Field

Fitbit plans to launch its own app store this year

Another giant sign that a smartwatch is in the works<p>Fitbit wants to launch its own wearable app store “as soon as possible,” the company’s co-founder and CEO James Park said in an interview at CES earlier today.<p>The new app store would be built using some of the assets Fitbit acquired from Pebble …

Gear & Gadgets