Topic: Mobile

Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs
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Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs

Earlier this month, we heard some details about a couple new handsets in the works from Nokia and Microsoft that featured “3D touch” capability – essentially, you could interact with them in different ways by … [Read more...]

Visa Introduces Checkout to Compete with Paypal
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Visa Introduces Checkout to Compete with Paypal

If you’re like me and do most of your shopping online, you’re going to love this. Visa just introduced Checkout, a new way for consumers to securely shop online or from their mobile phones without having to … [Read more...]

Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign
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Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign

This year saw the release of the HTC One M8, one of the most talked-about Android smartphones to come out in some time. All that talk seems to have helped steer the company’s finances in a better direction, but that … [Read more...]

Analyst Says Larger iPhone 6 Delayed to 2015
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Analyst Says Larger iPhone 6 Delayed to 2015

Another day, another iPhone 6 rumor. This time around, it comes from Ming-Chi Kuo, the analyst with KGI Securities out of Thailand who had previously predicted Amazon’s six-camera smartphone. This past weekend, Kuo … [Read more...]

Chinese Broadcaster Brands iPhone A Security Threat
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Chinese Broadcaster Brands iPhone A Security Threat

On Friday the 11th the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV (China Central Television) labeled Apple’s iPhone a national security threat. This accusation was made on account of a function that we all know and use, the … [Read more...]

After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?
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After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?

About a month ago, Samsung announced the Samsung Z, its first smartphone running Tizen, the Linux-based mobile OS that it had a hand in developing. Set to debut in Russia in Q3 2014, new reports say that Samsung has … [Read more...]

Google’s Project Tango is Heading Into Space
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Google’s Project Tango is Heading Into Space

In almost all science fiction stories, there are little autonomous spheres that go around and do things for people. It’s just how the genre works. NASA’s project SPHERES (Synchronized, Position Hold, Engage, … [Read more...]

Is the iPhone 6 Sapphire Display Indestructible?
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Is the iPhone 6 Sapphire Display Indestructible?

Apple’s going to finally lift the veil on the iPhone 6 any day now. But while we’ve been waiting for confirmation about the mythical device, there’ve been no shortage of rumors and supposition regarding the final … [Read more...]

Would You Buy a Windows Phone with “3D Touch”?
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Would You Buy a Windows Phone with “3D Touch”?

It’s no secret that Microsoft has been waging a losing battle when it comes to making Windows Phone a successful mobile platform. A post on Neowin today says that the company is hoping to turn some heads with new … [Read more...]

Android L Provides Huge Smartphone Battery Boost
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Android L Provides Huge Smartphone Battery Boost

Google showed off the latest version of its mobile OS, codenamed “Android L,” at its I/O event last week. There, the company talked about some of the major aesthetic changes Android users would see when the new OS … [Read more...]