Salman Naseer Ahmad Khan

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Austin test uses blockchain to improve ID for the homeless

Many people take identification for granted, but it's a serious challenge if you're homeless. If you lose what's on your back, you might lose everything -- and recovering that ID is much harder when you have no fixed address or easy transportation to government offices. Austin might have a …

Blockchain

I’ve been an Android user for 5 years – here’s why I’m very tempted to switch to iOS

Over the next couple of months, both Apple and Google will unveil major new software updates to their mobile platforms. iPhone users will be …

Some Samsung Galaxy S6 Rear Cameras Have Sony Sensors, But Others Have Samsung Ones

Samsung’s new S6 and S6 Edge smartphones were recently found by DxOMark to have the best sensor quality of all smartphones on the market, trumping …

Could a cheap Nexus Fi Android Phone be Google's next big unveil?

What if the Huawei Nexus is a cheaper Nexus, built with Project Fi in mind. Having a cheaper Nexus that's available to budget conscious people, you …

Lenovo’s new monster phone features 4GB of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery

Earlier this week, we posted a video showing you why having 4GB of RAM on your phone is awesome — basically, it lets you seamlessly multitask even …

One Smartphone

HTC One M9+<p>EXPERIENCE HTC ULTRA<p>Premium design with premium software: behaviour-detecting software and unrivalled dual-tone polished edge design, with …

Android Sale: Download These 25 Paid Apps Absolutely Free Today

You would expect a bunch of Android apps to go free on some special day, but the Amazon Appstore, as always, continues to surprise us with its …

The P8 is smooth and oddly featureless, but Huawei likes it that way

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

5 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

It’s been a long time, Android fans, but one of your favorite series of recurring posts is finally back. Last year, we periodically put together …

Google Launches Handwriting Input For Text And Emoji On Android

Google Research today launched its latest project: Google Handwriting Input. Besides their voice and favorite keyboards, Android users using Android 4.0.3 and up can now also simply use good old-fashioned handwriting to input text into any Android app.<p>The new tool recognizes 82 languages and 20 …

Google Play

How to find your Android phone just Googling its location

Google can help you find almost anything, but it’s no good if you’ve lost your smartphone – until today. The search engine now has the ability to check where your phone is directly from its homepage.<p>Just type in “Find my phone,” and Google will show where your phone is on a map. You can then set it …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review In-Depth: Looking Beyond The Flawed Curve

<i>The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is now on sale. I’ve spent the last week with the handset to find out if the ‘edge’ is useful or useless. It’s tending towards the latter, but it’s worth pointing out that under the screen is one of the best Android devices on today’s market.</i><p>Last week I noted down my …

Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 miss the latest Android camera features, but why?

When Android 5.0 Lollipop appeared in the wild, it brought with it some new photo features in its Camera2 API. Trouble is, the two biggest flagship …

Apple may have 'totally oversold' a key feature on the Apple Watch

On stage, CEO Tim Cook said, "As it turns out with every revolutionary product that Apple has created, a breakthrough in user interface was required."<p>He then rattled off the list of past Apple products that created new input methods: The mouse with the Mac, the scroll wheel with the iPod, and …

Smartwatches

BlackBerry launches a new tablet that's all about security

BlackBerry doesn't exactly have a strong history with tablets. Its first one, the PlayBook, flopped badly, mired by half-baked software and a botched …

Elon Musk says he's going to 'end' one of Tesla owners' biggest problems this week

Range anxiety is a common fear among electric car owners that their car won't be able to last until the next charge.<p>Drivers end up playing it safe and recharging before they hit the upper limit of their battery's range, or simply choosing to take gas-powered cars on longer journeys instead of their …

Tesla

Yahoo wants to let you forget your Yahoo password

AUSTIN, Texas -- Turns out nobody can remember their Yahoo passwords. Now the company wants to make it so no one has to.<p>Yahoo on Sunday launched a new service called "on-demand" passwords, which lets someone log into a Yahoo account using a short password the company texts to their phone instead of …

YouTube may launch subscription video service for a monthly fee

YouTube may soon have a subscription option for its best original content. A comment buried in a <i>Variety</i> report reveals that the Google-owned video site is "exploring the prospect of launching its own subscription VOD service." The service would presumably offer ad-free streaming of certain video …

Microsoft's new Lumia phones come with a free year of Office 365

Microsoft is kind of in limbo with regard to mobile: The company is eager to revamp its lineup — it hasn't had a new flagship since the Lumia 930 — …

Take a tour of the phones at Mobile World Congress 2015

Thousands of people are gathering in Barcelona this week to see the latest and greatest phones from the biggest names in the industry. From Samsung's hottest new devices to phones built for emerging markets, this show has it all. We're rounding up all of the phones from the show, from flagship to …

Blackphone unveils a new phone and tablet running secure, encrypted Android

Today at Mobile World Congress, the encrypted phone system Blackphone announced a new phone and tablet, along with a new business focus on enterprise. The phone is called the Blackphone 2, a successor to the first Blackphone shown at MWC last year, but adds a new processor, better screen, and a …

Samsung Reveals Galaxy S6 Curves As Prices Leak

Rumours come and go, but one consistent in recent months has been that the Galaxy S6 will come in two versions, one with a curved edge display. Now Samsung has given us a strong hint that this is exactly what it has been working on.<p>Today the South Korean giant issued press invites for its ‘Galaxy …

Windows 10 is coming to the new Raspberry Pi 2

On the same day the Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled the second incarnation of its mini computer for hardware hobbyists, Microsoft has now revealed that Windows will support the Raspberry Pi 2 for the first time.<p>Windows 10, the new version of Microsoft’s omnipresent operating system, is expected to …

Raspberry Pi

Pebble has now sold over 1 million smartwatches

New hardware and software are planned for this year<p>While Google and Apple have been getting the lion's share of attention for smartwatches lately, indie darling Pebble has been quietly soldiering on, improving its product and selling watches. In an exclusive interview, CEO Eric Migicovsky revealed …

Report: Samsung Galaxy S4 receiving Lollipop 5.0.1 in Russia

As we now progress into the second month of 2015, word has it that Samsung is providing a Lollipop update to the Galaxy S4 in Russia. While it is neither the first Galaxy phone to receive Android 5.0, nor the first Galaxy S4 variant, it stands as an achievement for the fact that Samsung has brought …

OnePlus announces name of their new ROM, OxygenOS

With all of the issues that OnePlus has been having due to their partnership with Cyanogen Inc., we heard a while back that the flagship killing company was building their own ROM, which they have now officially given a name. Introducing OxygenOS.<p>What’s in a name? Well, that is about all there is …

Xiaomi May Have A Major Patent Problem

China played an huge part in Apple’s record $18 billion in profit this last quarter. The region accounted for 21% of Apple’s revenue, up from 16% last year. After looking for a while like it was under assault from local, cheaper players in China, Apple has turned the tables.<p>Its presence in the …

Samsung is probably ditching Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 for the Galaxy S6

Qualcomm confirms its new Snapdragon 810 won't be in a 'large customer's flagship device'<p>It sounds like the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 won't use a Snapdragon processor in the US, as previous Galaxy devices have all done. Dominant mobile chipmaker Qualcomm revealed today that its new flagship …