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New Project Ara rival promises a modular phone with a focus on security

Project Ara isn't the only modular phone to look forward to anymore: it now has a fledgling rival in Vsenn, a startup co-founded by a former Nokia Android X program manager... at least according to its website. The project's so new, all its details can fit in a splash page at this point, though it …

25 hidden features from iOS 8, Apple’s new operating system

1. Emergency Health ID<p>Powered by Apple’s new HealthKit, Emergency Health ID allows anyone to access basic and potentially life-saving health information from your iPhone’s lock screen. To set it up, open the Health app, tap Medical ID on the bottom right and add as much or as little information as …

Mobile this week: Microsoft Lumia phone; Android 5.0 upgrade plans; Nexus 9 review

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers/Gigaom<p>Microsoft is wasting no time removing the Nokia brand from Lumia phones. The company announced …

Apple's secret weapon: Leverage

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the bankruptcy of GT Advanced Technologies it’s that Apple under Tim Cook bargains just as hard as it did …

A Chinese Startup Just Made The Thinnest Smartphone In The World, And It Looks Gorgeous

China-based Oppo recently unveiled its new R5 smartphone, which is more than two millimeters thinner than Apple's iPhone 6.<p>The sleek Oppo R5 measures just 4.85mm thin, compared to the 6.9mm iPhone 6. It's the thinnest smartphone in the world, and it's even too slim to fit a traditional headphone …

Virtual reality has a future beyond video games, and it's already started

With devices like the Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus driving the public's interest in virtual reality, it's easy assume the future of VR lies in video games. It's a safe prediction, but it isn't right: "It's a broad category," Matterport's Matt Bell said at Engadget Expand. "I think it's …