iBeacons is a feature that Apple has been tinkering with for the past year or so. The idea is that when your iOS device approaches a Bluetooth beacon that’s located in a Starbucks store, you will be able to directly launch the Starbucks app from your phone’s lockscreen. Show More Summary
Folks running Chrome on iOS have had a chance to tap into the Physical Web devices around them since last July, but Google's finally opened that functionality up to its own ecosystem. To that end, Chrome 49 on Android will support the objects (like parking meters, for instance). Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced that it now has 74 hardware makers in 25 countries that are pre-installing, or will pre-install, Microsoft apps on its Android phones. Apps included in this arrangement include Word, Excel, OneDrive, OneNote,...Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, You can’t say you weren’t warned. The writing on the wall that “smart devices” would prove to be manna from heaven for spy agencies and hackers around the word has been obvious for a very long time. Show More Summary
You played poker online a few times and didn’t tell anybody. You didn’t have to. The bank you hope will give you a mortgage just purchased your online profile from a data broker and now wonders whether your history of gambling makes you a risky borrower. Show More Summary
Archos launched the 50d Oxygen with some mid-upper tier specifications such as an octa-core processor, 5" 1080p screen and 2 GB of RAM. The device will be unveiled at MWC this month.
The first episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, entitled 'In Too Deep', will launch on Android and iOS devices starting Thursday, February 25th.
Samsung is planning on showing off its next smartphones on February 21, but because the Internet exists, so we’re already seeing what those devices will probably look like long before Samsung gets around to stepping on a stage and making its announcement. The cycle continues with new glimpses of what we should expect to [...]
Android owners will be able to play yet another mobile game based on the Transformers franchise this spring. The title is Transformers: Earth Wars and it will be a real-time strategy game where the player will make the choice to to fight with either the good Autobots or the bad Decepticons. Show More Summary
The device analyzes a gas mixture using semiconductor sensors. - Smell is determined by a combination of existing gases in the atmosphere. It is found that the conductivity of the semiconductor probe changes during sedimentation of the gas molecules from the atmosphere. Show More Summary
LG touted another aspect of the unannounced G5, which will boast an "always on" display. In a picture posted to its Facebook page, the silhouette of a mobile device shows the clock, date, and notifications on the lock screen, similar to Motorola's Active Display. Show More Summary
Last week VAIO announced their first ever Windows 10 Mobile device – the oddly-named Phone Biz. It was announced in Japan and is expected to be made available in the Japanese markets, so the question is will it arrive stateside? The bad news is that it won’t, at least according to a recent tweet by VAIO USA’s Twitter account. Show More Summary
While the G5 teaser GIF LG's mobile division posted on Twitter doesn't say much, it has enough info to tell us that the device will have an "Always On" display. According to Android Authority's sources, the flagship phone will have a screen that is literally always on. Show More Summary
Xiaomi's next flagship device, the Xiaomi Mi 5, is said to be the first Android phone that will be powered by Qualcomm's latest processor, the Snapdragon 820. Recently, the device was listed in a benchmarking site showing that it will have a 5.7-inch display and will have the Snapdragon 820 on board.
Every year smartphone owners beg companies to build phones with better batteries and every year these companies only give us lighter and thinner devices that still deliver mediocre battery life. Will this ever chance? If a fuel-cellShow More Summary
Blu will be offering some sweet discounts for its Win HD and Win Jr devices this Saturday. The company’s Win Jr device will be available for just $69.99, while the Win HD will be available for $89.99. For those who don’t know, the Win Jr’s original price is $99.99 while the Win HD’s original price […]
It was only a few weeks back that Square Enix confirmed it will release Final Fantasy IX for PC and mobile devices. That announcement didn’t come as a surprise since Square Enix has already released ports of previous Final Fantasy titles for both platforms. Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, who for some time now has opined Apple (AAPL) will enter the virtual reality market, today offers his “best guess” for the time frame in which that will proceed. By sometime in 2017, several third parties...Show More Summary
It is difficult to find out how well -- or not -- Microsoft's new operating system Windows 10 is doing, and whether it is likely that Microsoft will hit the 1 billion or more devices running the operating system in two to three years after launch. Show More Summary
Last year, Apple launched the most significant update to Apple TV since it was first launched in 2012. The device itself got a tad bulkier, but with that extra bulk also came a bevy of changes and upgrades in the internal hardware and the capabilities of the OS that drives [...]