Mobile

Thinking about a Pixel 2: How to improve the best Android phone

What do we want from the Google Pixel 2?<p>We're well into the new year (happy 2017!) and we've just done an audit of our favorite Android phones, and …

Mobile Technology

HTC U Ultra vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Through the last few years, HTC has gradually faded from the mainstream smartphone spotlight: to the point where its 2017 flagship was introduced via …

Samsung Galaxy

An S Pen stylus on the Galaxy S8 makes no sense, despite rumors

The forthcoming (and unofficial) Samsung Galaxy S8 is rumored to have a bunch of new features like a smart AI assistant, an optical fingerprint sensor and a headset jack. And...an S Pen holder for the Samsung stylus typically found on Note phones?<p>Some outlets are reporting the rumor that the Galaxy …

Samsung Galaxy

It Only Costs $400 to Build Your Own Cell Phone Network

Sometimes, owning a smartphone feels pricy. There’s the hefty chunk of change you’ll need to spend on the phone itself, and then the monthly fee …

AT&T

How to Create a Strong Focal Point and Manage Attention Inside Your Photos

Focal point is a term that photographers and photography blogs throw around continually. “Create a focal point,” it’s said, “it should be the first …

iPhoneography

440 Photography Gadgets to Make Every Photo Pixel-Perfect

How many of you love spending your time with your camera? We think most of us enjoy capturing our life behind the lens these days. Be it your iPhone …

iPhoneography

$10 device lets your iPhone or Android take time-lapses and panoramas like you’ve never seen

Every phone ships with a built-in panoramic photo mode, and most phones also have a time-lapse feature — if not, there are certainly dozens of apps …

Photography

First Android Wear 2.0 devices revealed: Google and LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style

EXCLUSIVE:<p>Google has teamed up with LG in a Nexus-style partnership to produce the first devices powered by Android Wear 2.0: the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style.<p>The two companies will unveil these smartwatches on February 9 — at an event for the platform’s official launch — and begin selling …

Consumer Technology

How to fix a broken Galaxy S7 edge screen

Here's what you need to know if the screen on your Galaxy S7 edge breaks.<p>Chances are you will break the screen on your phone one day. If it hasn't …

Samsung Galaxy

Report: Google planning to launch $200-300 Android One devices in the US later this year

Launched in 2014, Google’s plans to have developing markets use a more controlled and stock version of Android have yet to really take off. According to <i>The Information</i>, Android One is now pivoting to the US with a launch later this year of a device in the $200-300 range.<p>While new Android One …

Google

Galaxy J7 Prime out now: 5 reasons you’ll want one

Supposing you’re a consumer looking for a new smartphone and you’ve not already purchased a Galaxy S7, the Galaxy J7 Prime might be right up your …

Samsung Galaxy

Google Play Store will soon tell you if your Android device is ‘certified’ or not

The Google Play Store will soon be better at telling you if your Android phone is certified to use Google Play Services. In October, Android Police …

Google

ASUS ZenPad Z10 review: A fantastic tablet for what that's worth

Article Contents<p>1 Specs<br>• 2 The Good<br>• 3 The Not So Good<br>• 4 Design and Display<br>• 5 Camera<br>• 6 Performance and battery<br>• 7 Software<br>• 8 Conclusion<p>Android tablets are …

Mobile Technology

How to Switch From an Android Phone to the iPhone

While there is an army of excellent Android phones available, that wasn't always the case; early models were sluggish, inelegant, and error-prone. That's no longer a problem, but Android fragmentation is rampant; 24,000 distinct versions of Google's mobile OS as of 2015.<p>In comparison, the iPhone …

Apple News

Google’s Pixel is still the hottest Android phone in town

Google’s pair of Pixel phones is a remarkable success for the company. Sure, they may have some flaws, but they’re still the hottest Android devices …

Phones

Low-cost Android One phones are reportedly coming to the US

Google’s Android One platform was originally designed to provide low-cost Android devices to developing markets without the stuff that usually comes with low-cost Android devices: bloatware, competing services, and a crippling lack of software and security updates. Now, according to a report from</i> …

Google

Filmic Pro App Enhances 4K Video Captured On iPhone 7 (video)

Late last year FiLMiC Inc to their existing FiLMiC Pro video recording application adding a number of new features together with the obligatory bug …

Apple News

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe review

<b>The Good</b> All-metal body feels premium; sleek design feels great in the hand. Has a whopping 6GB of RAM. Battery life is fantastic.<p><b>The Bad</b> Rear camera can be sluggish in low-light. Performance can be laggy. The cluttered user interface and bloatware make it a pain to use.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Asus …

Phones

How to Make Ordinary Subjects Extraordinary With Your Smartphone

One of the best arguments for using your phone as a camera is that you always have it with you. There are few cameras that are as accessible, easy to …

iPhoneography

Here's How Big the Galaxy S8 Will Be

After months of Galaxy S8 leaks and rumors, we might finally have an answer to just how big Samsung's next flagship will be. A new set of renders …

Samsung

Here's how banks can deal with slowing mobile banking growth

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Three of the largest US banks — Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo — held reported Q4 results on January 13.<p>The banks, which posted mixed results, saw slowing …

Mobile Payments

Google is reportedly bringing its always-up-to-date Android One phones to the US

In an effort to strengthen its smartphone platform brand, Google is bringing its Android One program to the US later this year, reports The Information.<p>Three people briefed on the company’s plans for the project noted that the first US-bound device, manufactured by an unidentified hardware maker, …

Google

Google to launch Android Wear 2.0 on February 9: Report

After delays, an unconfirmed report may shed light on when Google plans to release its big wearables update.<p>Google plans to launch Android Wear 2.0 …

Google

Google Pixel 2: Leaked renders show major design overhaul, and you'll love it

Google's Pixel series marked the end of the Nexus era, eliminating any third-party or partner involvements in the making of the flagship smartphone. The Pixel and Pixel XL stood out in the crowd for the top-notch features and unique design. But the dual-tone design wasn't just as appealing and …

Google

Android Nougat: Here are all the phones for which the update is available so far

The seventh variation of the Android operating system, Android 7.0 Nougat, was released in 2016. The new operating system brought an array of …

Mobile Technology

Amazon Is Running Some Great Tuesday Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, January</i> …

Mobile Devices

OPPO Find 9 images, specs leak in return to flagship segment

OPPO is believed to have a new smartphone coming this year that will mark a return to the flagship segment of the market for the manufacturer. The …

Phones

Xiaomi Mix Evo With Snapdragon 835 Appears On Geekbench

A new Xiaomi smartphone has appeared on Geekbench, the Xiaomi Mix Evo and the handset is listed with the new flagship mobile processor from Qualcomm, …

Phones

BLU Life Max now available at Best Buy, just $80 until tomorrow

The affordable BLU Life Max was officially announced back in November. You can now finally get the device in the US from Best Buy. The smartphone normally retails for $129.99, but BLU and Best Buy are kicking off the launch with a special offer. They are giving out a $50 discount to those who …

Phones

Here’s why your cell phone might cost more than it should

Your cell phone may have cost more than it should have.<p>President Obama’s regulators, in their last days, have taken one of their boldest actions — …

Phones