Mobile

Windows 10: Event Tomorrow, Mobile Preview February

Windows 10: Event Tomorrow, Mobile Preview February

Tomorrow, Microsoft will be holding an event to unveil the next pieces of its Windows 10 strategy. Since late last year, Microsoft has been working with users to shake the kinks out of Windows 10, via a Technical Preview … [Read more...]

Is a Faster, “Force Touch” iPhone 6s in the Works?

Is a Faster, “Force Touch” iPhone 6s in the Works?

If rumors are to be believed, Apple has about two-dozen different iPhone configurations in the works at any given moment, and only releases the ones they deem worthy twice a year or so. Case in point, a new rumor on … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Launches $40 Prepaid, May Bring YotaPhone 2 to US

T-Mobile Launches $40 Prepaid, May Bring YotaPhone 2 to US

T-Mobile continues to cause trouble for the mobile industry, slashing prices, and generally disrupting the power carriers have over their customers. Its latest initiative is called “Simply Prepaid,” and offers … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Stock Bounces, Drops Amid Samsung Buy Rumors

BlackBerry Stock Bounces, Drops Amid Samsung Buy Rumors

Yesterday, stock for BlackBerry saw a pretty huge bounce – and then a pretty huge drop – as rumors circulated that Samsung was interested in a reported $7.5 billion acquisition.At around 4 p.m. Eastern yesterday, … [Read more...]

Project Ara Hitting Puerto Rico This Year

Project Ara Hitting Puerto Rico This Year

Today at the Project Ara developers’ conference, Google announced that it plans to launch Project Ara as a pilot program in Puerto Rico later this year. The rollout will be a precursor to Google’s plans to bring Ara … [Read more...]

Samsung Finally Releases the Z1, its First Tizen Phone

Samsung Finally Releases the Z1, its First Tizen Phone

In 2014, Samsung’s attempts to release a smartphone running Tizen – the company’s homegrown mobile OS built to bring in more app sales revenue and decrease its reliance on Google and Android – couldn’t have … [Read more...]

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Whether or not you like what you see on Facebook, chances are pretty good that you check it regularly as a matter of course. Such is the nature of the social network. Because of that, Facebook is banking on your habitual … [Read more...]

More Project Ara Module Marketplace Details Revealed

More Project Ara Module Marketplace Details Revealed

One of the most exciting initiatives in tech is Google’s Project Ara, an effort to build a consumer-friendly and customizable modular smartphone. Headed up by Google’s Advanced Projects and Technology, or ATAP, … [Read more...]

This is the New Kodak IM5 Android Phone

This is the New Kodak IM5 Android Phone

In the world of tech, a brand can go a long way – at least, that seems to be the thinking guiding UK-based smartphone maker Bullitt Group, which this week at CES unveiled its new Android phone emblazoned with the … [Read more...]

Amazon Fire Phone Deal: $189 Off-Contract

Amazon Fire Phone Deal: $189 Off-Contract

It keeps happening: Jeff Bezos at Amazon keeps lowering the price of the Fire Phone. The device launched at $199 on-contract this past summer, with a whopping $650 price for an unlocked handset. Then the on-contract … [Read more...]