Topic: Mobile

The Incredible, Bendable iPhone 6 Plus

The Incredible, Bendable iPhone 6 Plus

Until the iPhone 6 Plus dropped on September 19, the largest phone Apple fans had to choose from touted a 4-inch display. The iPhone 5s, Apple's last-generation iPhone, was small but sturdy. It fit into pockets … [Read more...]

For Some, iOS 8 is Taking *Forever* to Download

For Some, iOS 8 is Taking *Forever* to Download

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 8, officially released to the public yesterday. Many iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners jumped on the update, starting the download right away. And some of … [Read more...]

Apple Store Still Isn’t Up, One Hour into iPhone 6 Pre-Orders

Apple Store Still Isn’t Up, One Hour into iPhone 6 Pre-Orders

It is almost ritual for the Apple faithful; staying up until midnight (or, on the east coast, setting an alarm for 2:55 a.m.) to pre-order the next version of the immensely popular iPhone. The process itself only … [Read more...]

John Gruber Takes a Shot at Predicting Future iPhone Resolutions

John Gruber Takes a Shot at Predicting Future iPhone Resolutions

If anyone on the planet can put together a decent theory regarding an Apple product, it's John Gruber. In this case, Gruber has taken a look at two products -- the dual iPhones we're expecting to see next month -- and … [Read more...]

Rumor: Samsung Z Scrapped?

Rumor: Samsung Z Scrapped?

Oh, Samsung. For the last few months, we’ve heard about the company’s idea for a high-end, Tizen-based smartphone called the Samsung Z. Most of what we’ve heard, however, has been mainly about the device’s … [Read more...]

Samsung Officially Delays Tizen Smartphone Rollout

Samsung Officially Delays Tizen Smartphone Rollout

It was supposed to be out by now: Samsung Z, the first smartphone to run the company’s homegrown mobile OS, Tizen. The last we heard about the Z was that its expected debut at Moscow’s Tizen Developers Conference … [Read more...]

Phone Unlocking Bill Passes House, Now Awaits Obama’s Signature

Phone Unlocking Bill Passes House, Now Awaits Obama’s Signature

A new law that would allow phone unlocking for carrier-switching customers has made it through the House, and will now head to President Obama's desk, according to GigaOM. The President, who stated that the bill will … [Read more...]

Google Maps Explore Might Beat Foursquare at its Own Game

Google Maps Explore Might Beat Foursquare at its Own Game

Just yesterday we heard about the new and improved Foursquare, and how it would give users targeted recommendations based on where they are and what they liked. As it turns out, Google took yesterday as an opportunity to … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs

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...]

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

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...]