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Apple patents long-range wireless charging

A US patent granted to Apple this week shows that its engineers are experimenting with wireless charging, a feature that's found its way to many phones and tablets but not Apple's iPhones and iPads.<p>The patent, spotted by Apple Insider, would deliver power using signals in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, …

How to Use Universal Clipboard to Cut on iPhone and Paste on Mac (or Vice Versa)

If you have an iPhone with iOS 10 and a Mac with MacOS Sierra, you can copy or cut something from one device and paste it to the other. This new productivity feature is extremely helpful for starting something on one device and completing it on the other device. Apple calls this the Universal …

iOS True Confessions

Never Have I Ever…<p>As developers — we often start our careers in a world that’s directly associated with the fast pace environment of startups. After …

Google shows that at least 10 million users ditched Android for iPhone

We may never find out exactly how many Android users switched to the iPhone 7. Apple keeps telling us that many iPhone buyers come from the dark …

Apple just blocked a controversial crime reporting app

Apple has removed a controversial crime reporting app from its app store.<p>The Vigilante app, which is still operational for those who already …

Crime

Sorry, Google, the Pixel's camera isn't better than the iPhone 7 or Galaxy S7

The rating, an 89/100, comes from the website DxOMark— edging out the Galaxy S7 (88) and iPhone 7 (86).<p>That's an impressive score, and offers a reason to sit up and take notice of this smartphone's camera.<p>But there are reasons to be doubtful. It simply isn't the case, as many people seem to think, …

The NYPD is fighting crime with outdated Microsoft Windows phones

Fast forward two years, and that deployment is complete as of this week: All 36,000 NYPD officers are now rocking a Lumia 830 (released 2014) or a Lumia 640 XL (released 2015), running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system (released 2014, since made obsolete by Windows 10 Mobile), reports …

The US is investing $165 million into smart city solutions

The US Department of Transportation recently announced a $165 million investment in smart-city solutions, according to a recent press release.<p>This total includes $65 million in public funding and $100 million in matching funds geared toward advanced transportation technologies. The investment was …

iOS 10 Has The Fastest Adoption Rate Than Any Of The Previous iOS Versions

Apple’s iOS 10 mobile operating system is now installed on more than two thirds of active iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. This is the fastest …

We Compared the iPhone 7 Plus Camera to a Nikon DSLR

Another iPhone has hit the market and once again Apple has claimed that its camera creates "DSLR quality pictures." I never believe when any cell …

How Does the iPhone 7 Camera Compare With a $9,000 Leica?

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Spoiler Alert: The iPhone 7 Camera is Very Good<p>iDevices<p>The …

California legalizes autonomous cars for testing on public roads

Following the Department of Transportation’s timid self-driving regulations, California governor Jerry Brown has greenlit a bill that provides driverless cars with a zone to test without the need for a steering wheel, brake or accelerate pedal, or human test driver.<p>The new rules are filled with …

7 iPhone jokes at Google's Pixel event that showed it is obsessed with beating Apple

A lot of people have noticed that Google’s new Pixel phones look quite a lot like another popular high-end smartphone. No prizes for guessing which:<p>But if Google was trying to avoid comparisons with Apple when it launched the Pixel on Tuesday night, it wasn’t trying very hard. The Android giant …

Mobile Technology

Hands On: Google's Pixel Smartphone

Google's control over the hardware and software makes this an Android device unlike any other.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Google’s Pixel smartphone should have Samsung worried, not Apple | VICE News

Google wants everyone to think it is directly challenging Apple's iPhone with its new Pixel smartphones. At the unveiling of the two new flagship phones Tuesday, Google consistently mocked the iPhone, and it has even priced the Pixels the same as Apple's smartphones.<p>This led to numerous headlines …

iPhone 7 smashes Pixel in early benchmark tests

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL may pack the fastest smartphone camera, but when it comes to raw processing power the iPhone 7 leaves the new handsets in the dust.<p>Early benchmarks for the Pixel have already leaked for the device, which was unveiled Tuesday. And according to the tests, Google’s phone …

Why it's so damn hard to get a jet black iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

The new jet black iPhone 7 is still the hardest color of the phone to get, even though it's more prone to scratching and scuffing.<p>Sold out within …

Mobile Technology

MIT 'radio' uses wireless signals to identify emotions

You can lie to your partner, your best friends and even your mom, but you can't lie to EQ-Radio. It's a device out of MIT"s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) that can tell how you truly feel by bouncing wireless signals off your body. Yep, you don't need to be connected to …

Artificial Intelligence

Google killing Google Now branding to make way for Assistant

While Google’s latest update to the Google Search app beta on Android seemed fairly innocuous, Android Police noticed a major change which we’ve since replicated: the company has removed all references to Google Now.<p>The Google Now cards are now called “Feed,” while “Now on Tap” is now simply called …

Pulpstream gets rid of paper forms with mobile-based service

Pulpstream has an interesting ambition to get rid of paper-based forms at enterprises and replace them with employee-created digital processes that require zero coding experience to build.<p>This idea comes from the most enthusiastic CEO that I met at Techcrunch Disrupt this week, Pankaj Malviya, the …

Upcoming Galaxy S8 might pack a monster 3GHz chipset (and it still won’t be as fast as an iPhone)

Samsung is not in a very good place right now. The company is in the midst of a global recall of its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 7. As …

Use This Calculator to Save More Than $1,700 on iPhone 7

Trying to find the best carrier plan for the iPhone 7 can be treacherous business. But a handy calculator is trying to take some of the guesswork out …

Apple is trying to turn the iPhone into a DSLR using artificial intelligence

Bokeh for the soul<p>When Apple unveiled the seventh iteration of the iPhone yesterday, it made sure to play up the camera. After all, the company has a small army working on the iPhone's ability to take photos. The device's camera is also often touted as one of its most cherished features, keeping …

T-Mobile offers free iPhone 7 to anyone who trades in an iPhone 6/s, deal starts tomorrow alongside pre-orders

It’s not even iPhone 7 pre-order day yet and T-Mobile has already dropped an amazing deal for the updated smartphone.<p>New and existing customers can get an iPhone 7 for <b>free</b> with the trade in of an iPhone 6/6s. T-Mobile will hand you up to $650 in monthly bill credits over a 2-year time span, which …

Project Ara's death is bad news for the weird side of Google

Last week, Google announced that it was killing Project Ara, the company's modular smartphone initiative. Ara was easily one of the coolest and strangest things Google was working on, but the project always felt like a bit of a longshot. In this world of carefully-built, sealed-up iPhones and …

Los Angeles

Hillary 2016 app sees gamification of political activism for iPhone-owning Democrats

Seems there’s nothing that can’t be turned into an iPhone game these days – including playing your part to help Hillary Clinton get elected, should that be your thing. Hillary 2016 is an app released last night by the Hillary for America campaign.<p>The only thing standing between Donald Trump and the …

How to Downgrade From an iOS Beta

If you've installed an iOS beta either through Apple's developer program or the public beta testing website, you may find yourself wanting to downgrade if you've run into issues. iOS beta software can be notoriously buggy, especially during the first few betas of a major update.<p>Apps often don't …

The 20 best deals of Black Friday 2015

Black Friday is here, and it's time to start shopping. Today can be a fun day to search for deals on all the gadgets you've been wanting, but it can also get pretty overwhelming. There are pages and pages of circulars to go through and too many options to choose from. We're been breaking down the …

The craziest and most interesting questions Apple asks during job interviews

Working at Apple is incredibly fast-paced and challenging, and if you happen to be an engineer or designer at Apple, this dynamic is undoubtedly …

Amazon Web Services glitches, taking Netflix, Reddit, Pocket and more with it

If you’re having trouble accessing several parts of the Web today, it’s because Amazon Web Services is having a bit of a glitch this morning.<p>A server issue in Virginia is affecting most of the northeast, disrupting the infrastructure for many popular products and services including Netflix, Product …