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Samsung might unveil a foldable phone that turns into a tablet this year

While reports about the upcoming Galaxy S8 have been relentlessly rolling in the past few weeks, the latest Samsung-related rumor suggests the company may be finally readying its long-speculated futuristic bendable handset for release.<p>Citing undisclosed sources, The Korea Herald reports the mobile …

Mobile

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

PLUG: A Battery Pack That Puts Two AC Wall Outlets in Your Camera Bag

After the success of its Portable Power Outlet, ChargeTech is taking portable battery packs to the next level with its latest product. Called PLUG, …

Video: Watch this 3 minute time-lapse of Apple.com homepages from 1996-2016, a visual history of Apple’s incredible growth

Apple.com turned twenty-years old just a few days ago, neatly encompassing what is now referred to as “modern Apple”, after Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997. This video highlights every major event in Apple’s timeline as a time lapse of its homepages from when the website began in 1996 to …

Time-lapse Photography

Mophie's New iPhone 7 Cases Feature Magnetic Accessory Attachments

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Attach a wallet, a folio, or a battery pack to your …

This Guy Basically Turned His Mirror Into a Giant iPhone

A man has created a smart mirror that lets him use his full-length mirror like a gigantic Apple iPhone.<p>On Wednesday, a YouTube user shared his latest …

Pebble 2 review: Tries for fitness, but it's best as a low-key smartwatch - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Affordably priced. Five-day battery life. Swim and shower-proof to 30 meters. Always-on display. Improved software makes glancing at quick notifications easier. Built-in microphone for quick text message responses. Works with Android or iOS.<p><b>The Bad</b> Baked-in fitness tracking is uneven, …

How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps

Tips<p>Running out of space on your iPhone can be extremely frustrating. Whether you're looking to install a cool app recommended by friends or want to …

Apps

Apple Pencil: 3 sites that will teach you how to draw

When Apple released the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, there was a great deal of appreciation expressed by artists around the world. The combination of …

Apple Pencil

5 reasons to pick the iPad Pro over the iPad Air 2

The iPad Air 2 can run two apps at the same time, has Touch ID, has a Retina Display, and looks (and weighs) the same as the iPad Pro. Oh, and it starts at $399.<p>So why would you pick the Pro over the Air 2? It's what's under the hood.<p><b>More storage</b><p>In order for the iPad Pro to truly replace a laptop, …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

An iPhone Charging in Midair Is the Coolest CES Demo I’ve Ever Seen

Like calling those two-wheeled, self-balancing monstrosities hoverboards, the term ‘wireless charging’ has been incorrectly used to describe many …

iPhone goes dumb in this neat Apple concept

Apple fans obsess over which new features will get added to the iPhone every year, but if the latest concept from designer Martin Hajek ever becomes a reality, the new iPhone will be more notable for the hardware it’s missing.<p>The iDot concept packs no camera, no internet connection, zero apps and …

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You won’t have to remove your iPhone case to use these lenses

Lens attachments for your iPhone can bring a fresh point of view to your photos but there are drawbacks. Some force you to remove the phone’s protective case to properly fit the lens. Others require a sticky mounting plate.<p>The mount for the Iris lenses by Photojojo looks like a little girl’s …

The App 100: The world's greatest apps

But with millions of apps at our fingertips, it can be harder than ever to find the best of the best.<p>For the past several years, Business Insider has run The App 100, a handpicked collection of the 100 best mobile apps in the world. This year, Tech Insider is carrying the torch.<p>In this list you'll …

8 Students Convert Old School Bus into an Amazing DIY Luxury Motorhome

This is the adventurous story of how 8 students/friends converted an old school bus into a DIY luxury motorhome. They call it the SerendipitiBus!<p>They …

Tiny House Movement

HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving

HUDWAY is a piece of glass that turns any smartphone into a heads-up display on the front of your car. The device beams information from your phone to a thin layer of curved glass mounted to the front of any dashboard for turn-by-turn navigation and phone messages.<p>We hear of the poor fool who lost …

Assembly for iOS is a graphic design app for beginners and pros alike

Assembly is an iOS app that makes graphic design accessible, regardless of your experience or lack there of.<p>Ok, so it’s not going to be winning you any prizes since the designs are pretty basic (or minimalist, if you prefer) but it is sufficient for quick and impressive design on-the-go.<p>While I’ve …

Graphic Design

Researchers unearth scary new iOS malware, but Apple says it won’t affect devices with iOS 8.4 or later

Gone are the days when iOS malware reports were a rare thing. Following a wave of malware attacks on the iPhone and iPad – including a massive App …

Install OS X El Capitan Hackintosh On PC, Here's How [Guide]

As you may know already, OS X El Capitan is available to download now. Mac owners from all over the world are reaping the benefits of having the …

iPhone case adds e-ink to its backside

We want our iPhone case to look pretty and protect our investment. Beyond that, we ask nothing of it.<p>One technology company wants its case to do a little more, though. OAXIS is launching a case that also serves as a second screen, an e-ink display that gives you time, allows you to receive …

Apple’s 3D Touch Is Trying To Solve The Biggest Problem In Mobile

But can pressure sensitivity really beat Google’s mind-reading AIs?<p>Let’s say you want to take a selfie, or hail an Uber, or send a new email. How many taps does it take you? How many screens do you have to visit? It depends on what you’re trying to do, but the answer’s going to be “more than one.” …

Parallels 11 brings Microsoft's Cortana to Macs before Siri

The latest version of Parallels, the popular Windows virtualization tool for Mac OS X, almost feels like it's trolling Apple. One of Parallels 11's key features, alongside full Windows 10 support, is its ability to put Microsoft's Cortana right on your OS X desktop. That's right -- you could have a …

Minion-like Apple Watch stand is so cute it’s creepy

We hope that the designer of this cute Apple Watch stand doesn’t get an adorable little cease-and-desist letter in the mail.<p>The WatchMe stand bears an uncanny resemblance to the stars of some despicable memes scattered across the Internet like salt, but it isn’t a complete rip-off. They don’t have …

3 Ways to Sync Your iPhone without iTunes on the Mac

If you like iTunes as a music player but not so much as an iOS sync/backup utility, you're not alone. Kelly has three alternatives to iTunes if you …

The Moment Case Equips Your iPhone with a Shutter Button, Lens, and Camera Strap

When Moment launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smartphone lenses last year, it blew past its $50K funding goal <i>in a single day</i>.<p>The company is …

This great free app will instantly stream photos from your iPhone to any smart TV or PC

How many times have you been in a group setting trying to show photos on your iPhone to several people at once? They all crowd around you but no one …

Most Popular iPhone Downloads and Posts of 2014

The iPhone saw all kinds of big news this year, from the release of iOS 8, to jailbreak apps and tweaks. Let's take a look back on the year's best …

Two of the best iPhone car mounts we’ve tried: Fuse Chicken Une Bobine and MONTAR by WinnerGear

There are a lot of options for mounting your iPhone in your car. I’ve relied on the highly-rated Kensington suction cup windshield car mount for a few years without too much incident. However, I’ve never been too pleased about how it blocks a bit of my driving view and requires a non-elegant wire …