Phones

HTC U Ultra vs. Google Pixel XL

While Google took all the credit, the company's Pixel and Pixel XL were manufactured by HTC. How does HTC's silent-partner gig stack up next to the …

HTC

Best Photo Scanner Apps that will Surprise You (Pleasantly)

When we think of scanner apps, document scanners are the first that come to mind. These are very helpful tools for saving travel receipts, saving …

iPhoneography

Everyone Is Obsessed With This App That Gives Your Selfies Insane Makeovers

It's here: the first app everyone is downloading and obsessing over in 2017 — and you will be too. Like other popular apps, this one, called Meitu, can edit your photos, make collages, and turn your selfies into something out of a dream.<p>Meitu, which is a free iOS and Android app, offers to "give …

iPhoneography

Review: Prynt, the fun instant printer for the iPhone that brings Live Photos to life

Life can be remarkably circular at times. Back in the day, people used Polaroid instant cameras to take a photo and then get an instant print. These days, we all have a camera in our pocket that allows us to instantly view our photos on a bright, hi-res screen – but people do sometimes still want …

iPhoneography

How to Search for Objects in the Photos App

Not only can you search for people in the Photos app, with iOS 10 you can also search for objects. Want to see all the cute pictures you have of dogs? You can search dogs and find them. Perhaps you’re looking for that picture of your Christmas tree from last year—search trees. The Photos app on …

Apple News

CNET asks: BlackBerry and Nokia are back! Do you care?

Nokia and BlackBerry used to be the bigger names in mobile, back before the iPhone came in and revolutionized everything. These prides of Finland and Canada, respectively, hung on for awhile, but each one's proprietary software (Symbian and MeeGo for Nokia and BlackBerry OS for, well, BlackBerry) …

BlackBerry

Burner, the Disposable Phone Number App, Gets Nomorobo Integration to Block Spam Calls

Burner’s latest update adds support from Nomorobo, the spam call blocking service that keeps telemarketers from ruining your dinner.<p>Within the Burner …

Apps

Kodak smartphone still shooting for photographers

It was a pretty bold move for the pioneering but fading photography icon Kodak to launch a smartphone dedicated to serious photographers one month after Apple’s release of the highly anticipated iPhone 7 Plus.<p>The Android handset was released in Europe and Australia and some lackluster reviews soon …

iPhoneography

How to create a strong focal point and manage attention inside your photographs

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

Meet Meitu, the Chinese photo editing app now taking the world by storm

Why it matters to you<p>Photo-editing apps have long been popular in China, but Meitu is one of the few to also gain traction overseas.<p>Who says a little …

iPhoneography

Is launching an Android One phone in the US a good idea?

Earlier this week, Android fans in the US got alerted to a rumor that came as a bit of a surprise. An unconfirmed report from <i>The Information</i> claimed that Google wants to expand its budget-focused Android One phone program into the US sometime in mid-2017. The same report claims Google will help …

Mobile Technology

Touch latency on the OnePlus 3/3T is still irritating, even after recent Nougat update

I’ve had the OnePlus 3 for about a month now, but there’s one flaw with this otherwise awesome phone that I just can’t get over. As you may have heard before, the phone has a touch latency issue. It’s not terrible — definitely not as bad as some of the bottom-of-the-line Android phones you might be …

Mobile Technology

[Deal Alert] Get a free Moto Z Droid or half price Moto Z Droid Force (after Verizon credits) at Best Buy

Motorola took a leap with the Moto Z this year by focusing on the modular accessories known as Mods. That meant a few design sacrifices had to be …

Motorola

Apple released its next big thing and nobody noticed

It seems pretty clear by now that 2017 is going to be the year that Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant really begins to hit its stride, going from a fast-growing niche product into a mainstream must-have.<p>While Microsoft and especially Google have made their competitive strategies pretty clear by now, …

Apple News

HTC's New Flagship Smartphones Are Getting A Bit Smarter This Year

Taiwanese consumer electronics developer HTC was known as an Android smartphone pioneer around 2010. A year later the company reached its global market share peak of 10.7%. Then everything unraveled under pressure from me-too Android smartphone rivals, many with stronger marketing and tighter …

HTC

Sony Xperia G3221 Showed up on Antutu Benchmark

This is not the first time Xperia G3221 detail has been leaked, we have already seen this model earlier in the previous leak when two Xperia models …

Sony Mobile

Using Luminar and Capture One Pro Together

I love the RAW editing tools in Capture One Pro. But there are times when I want to tap the magic of Luminar and its extensive set of filters. And I …

iPhoneography

Meizu M3 Max review

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu may not have the same level of global brand recognition as Huawei or Xiaomi, but that hasn’t stopped them from releasing great affordable smartphones like the M3 Note. While most new smartphones tend to have screen sizes around 5.5″, Meizu’s recently released …

Mobile

The Polaroid Pop Instant Camera Prints Awesome Pictures On The Go

Pictures allow us to relive our favorite moments all over again each and every time that we look at them. There is nothing more fun to do at …

iPhoneography

Microsoft-owned Minecraft no longer supported on Microsoft-owned Windows Phone/Mobile

Microsoft's advice to developers remains "do as we say, not as we do."<p>Microsoft will cease updating <i>Minecraft Pocket Edition</i> for its own Windows Phone …

Microsoft

Verizon blocking calls on the remaining “thousands” of Galaxy Note 7 phones

Despite being recalled, apparently Verizon still has thousands of users on their network still holding onto their Galaxy Note 7. This is after …

Samsung

Google Wants to Start Selling Low-Cost Android Smartphones in the U.S. (Report)

Google is getting ready to mix up the market for lower-cost smartphones: The company plans to cooperate closely with a hardware manufacturer to …

Google

Check Out: OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3 was one of 2016’s most popular flagship devices and earned an easy recommendation if you wanted top-tier components at half the price. …

Mobile

Google Pixel vs OnePlus 3T camera showdown!

The OnePlus 3T is a legit competitor to the Pixel XL, and for a whole lot less money than Google's latest phone -- almost $400 less, in fact. In …

Google Pixel

Technology is your travel friend... until it's not

Technology has changed the way we book travel. The downtown airline ticket offices that I used to gaze so longingly into as a kid are largely gone, replaced by efficient but boring websites. Now we can research fares, book our seats and even select our meals without ever talking to a live person. …

Nokia

Meizu M5 Note review: Do not buy this phone

Article Contents<p>1 Specs<br>• 2 The Good<br>• 3 The Not So Good<br>• 4 Design and materials<br>• 5 Camera<br>• 6 Performance<br>• 7 Software<br>• 8 Battery<br>• 9 Conclusion<p>It would be …

Mobile

A cheap Android One phone could come to the US this year

Expect a $200 - $300 phone with two years of guaranteed software updates.<p>The Android One program that aimed to standardize expectations for low-cost phones launched in 2014 and hasn't revolutionized the mobile arena so far. Still, Google is expected to make another run at the initiative, and a …

Mobile

Will Google Sell Budget Phone, Stateside?

Threatening to upset the domestic smartphone market, Google reportedly plans to bring its Android One phones to the States.<p>Launched in India in late …

Google

Another rumor suggests the Galaxy S8 will have a gigantic display

The Galaxy S8 will have the biggest screen in the land, a new report indicates, further reinforcing rumors that claim Samsung’s next flagship will …

Samsung

Bezel-Less Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 SoC Spotted On Geekbench

A new Xiaomi smartphone, which dubbed as Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo, has been spotted on benchmark website Geekbench. The new smartphone said to be a variant …

Xiaomi