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Nokia rebrands all Withings products a year after acquisition

Nokia has rebranded all Withings products and will be retiring the brand, a year after acquiring the French health-tech company for $191 million.<p>The three wearables, Go, Steel, and Steel HR, will remain part of Nokia’s portfolio. Go is a simple E-Ink activity and sleep tracker with one year charge, …

Nokia

3 common iPhone battery problems and how to fix them

Sudden shutdowns got you down? Battery life next to nil? iPhone feels like it's on fire while charging? I've got fixes.<p>Is your iPhone slowing down with age? Or, in the case of its battery life, speeding up? One of the first signs of age on an iPhone is the battery not holding a charge as long as it …

Apple

Virgin Mobile’s new cell plans include a round trip ticket to the UK

If you’re willing to make the switch to prepaid mobile carrier Virgin Mobile, you could walk away with a free roundtrip ticket to the United Kingdom.<p>On Wednesday, Virgin Mobile announced plans to leave behind its low-cost Android phone history and make its service iPhone only. If you buy an iPhone …

Airlines

Samsung releases another new smart flip phone in Korea, leaving me to cry

Yet again, Samsung is disappointing me by releasing a smart flip phone in its native Korea, leaving this flip phone fan empty-handed. The company announced its new Folder Flip 2 today, which looks pretty much just like the old version, but with a larger keypad. The phone is also available in both …

Samsung

This iPhone rival's touchscreen could read your finger first

Chinese phone maker Vivo is dropping some hints that it'll be first to unveil an onscreen fingerprint sensor.<p>The first phone to successfully integrate a fingerprint sensor in the screen may not be an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy at all. It could be a phone from Chinese brand Vivo, which isn't well …

Phones

The OnePlus 5’s camera does a bad job of copying the iPhone 7 Plus

The OnePlus 5 is one of the most anticipated phones of the season, and you can already buy it in various markets. But that doesn’t mean the new …

Phones

Samsung just released the hippest flip phone since the Motorola Razr

Samsung just released a glitzy new flip phone in Korea that will make your expensive smartphone look downright bland.<p>Samsung<p>The Samsung Folder 2 …

Mobile Technology

What LG needs to do to make the V30 a success

It’s been just two and a half months since the last flagship phone from LG, the G6, went on sale in the US. Unfortunately, it looks like the phone got caught up in the wake of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus launch just a couple weeks later. We have seen prices for the G6 go down quite a bit in the …

Mobile Technology

Bixby Voice on Galaxy S8 Off to Shaky Start

Samsung's long-awaited Bixby Voice service is finally finding its way to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices around the U.S, but should you bother …

Samsung

The flip phone's resurgence: Samsung's Galaxy Folder 2 is the latest retro handset release

Both Samsung and Verizon have released new flip phones in recent weeks<p>The popularity of dumb phones has been rising in recent years. The devices, …

Mobile Technology

Turns out Android flip phones are still a thing

Samsung's Galaxy Folder 2 appeals to nostalgia -- and it's working.<p>If you miss the days before touchscreens took over and the Motorola Razr reigned supreme, the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 may be just your speed. It launched on Thursday in Samsung's home country of South Korea.<p>The Galaxy Folder 2 is an …

Samsung

OnePlus is pushing ads for the 5 on older phones, and owners are not happy

The OnePlus 5 is just days away from making its retail debut, but the highly anticipated smartphone is already looking like it might be a tough sell. …

OnePlus

OnePlus 5 first impressions: Fast and zippy yet evolutionary and dull

OnePlus has <b>just launched its latest flagship</b>, the OnePlus 5 in the Indian market. The company announced the launch of the device in the launch event …

Tablets

Google is running a massive Android Pay promo in Australia with 200,000 prizes worth $1.6 million

Google never paid much attention to Google Wallet, but the change over to Android Pay came with some new marketing muscle. It's been almost a year …

Android Pay

App Annie CEO Sees Mobile Commerce Growing Fast

The fastest growth in app usage will be coming from mobile commerce, says Bertrand Schmitt, CEO of App Annie. This is because commerce is …

Mobile Commerce

Upgrading your business to a digital operating system

One element of a successful digital transformation is developing a new way of operating that relies on the right talent, prioritizing speed, and …

Innovation

Bigger Screens Attract Longer Videos

According to the recently released Ooyala Q1 2017 Global Video Index, for the first time long-form content represents the majority of time spent …

Mobile Devices

Moving mobile support to the cloud

With your users spread all over the world, it's time to consider a cloud-based mobility management solution.<p><i>If users are traveling all over the</i> …

BYOD

Review: Nokia retunes 3310 for a new generation

A workhorse phone for those who can live without data, but how useful is it?<p>The market for retrograde technology has two forms. One is demand for …

Nokia 3310

VISIO Mobile “Photoprojector” Hits Kickstarter (video)

Photographers or creatives looking for a portable way to project still images may be interested in new handheld device which has been created by …

Creative Commons

How to unlock your iPhone on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Virgin Mobile

The days of being tied to a single carrier with a locked phone for months on end are all but over. Where we once were forced into 24-month contracts …

Phones

Meet the Galaxy Folder 2, Samsung’s new Android flip phone

Earlier this week, we got a sneak peek at a new Android flip phone from Samsung via China’s telecom authority TENAA. It turns out that the phone we …

Samsung

Xiaomi's Mi 6 is pure bling

Xiaomi

The Latest Pixel 2 Rumors Give Us A Look At A Possible Design For Google’s Next Phone

We’re very close to the release of Google’s second flagship Pixel phone and the rumors are flying about what we can expect. As BGR points out, there are more powerful and attractive phones on the market than Google’s latest, but it brings plenty to the table if you’re a fan of “pure Android” and …

Phones

The HTC U11 is a good start, but HTC still has a lot of work to do

Sales numbers for the HTC U11 this year are looking good. They’re looking better than the previous two generations of phones, anyway. So, that’s …

Phones

Best Star Wars Mobile Games From a Galaxy Far Far Away

Many <i>Star Wars</i> games have come and gone in the app store over the years. Though withstanding the tests of time is something <i>Star Wars</i> has always been …

Star Wars

Here are the best Moto E4 Plus cases to keep your phone blemish-free

If you followed the advice of our Moto E4 review, you’re either buying a Moto E4 or getting ready to grab to the E4 Plus when it’s out later this …

Phones

Charmin Brings Mobile Toilets To NY

It's widely accepted that a bear does its business in the woods. But with no woods around, wayward New Yorkers and NYC tourists may have trouble …

Advertising Industry

Accenture's third-quarter revenue beats estimates

(Reuters) - Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, as the company's investments to boost its digital and cloud services pay off.<p>Shares of the company fell 1.3 percent to $125.40 in premarket trading after Accenture …

Markets

YouTube CEO: 1.5B users log in each month; users spend 1+ hr/day watching on mobile devices

Mobile Devices