smartphones

How To: Protect Your Smartphone from Hackers and other Threats

How To: Protect Your Smartphone from Hackers and other Threats

It’s common knowledge that safeguarding your smartphone against cyber thieves is necessary in today’s highly technical and mobile world. In a matter of seconds, your device can be hacked and all of your personal information stolen … [Read more...]

Nintendo Making Mobile Games, Teases Next “NX” Console

Nintendo Making Mobile Games, Teases Next “NX” Console

After famously refusing for years to bring its popular gaming portfolio to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, Nintendo announced on Tuesday its partnership with Japan’s DeNA—one of the nation's top mobile game publishers—to … [Read more...]

Android 5.1 and iOS 8.2 Both Coming Shortly

Android 5.1 and iOS 8.2 Both Coming Shortly

Late last year, both Android and iPhone users were able to enjoy pretty considerable mobile operating system upgrades in the form of Android 5 and iOS 8, respectively. Now, it seems that significant upgrades to both operating systems … [Read more...]

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 that went live … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Bring Out 4-Inch iPhone for Women; Project Ara Will Get a Module Marketplace

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Bring Out 4-Inch iPhone for Women; Project Ara Will Get a Module Marketplace

Happy Sunday, everyone! Thanks for stopping by for this edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we look at the top tech stories of the past week. Both Apple and Google made headlines during the past seven days. Let's find out … [Read more...]

Nokia Teases…Something for November 18

Nokia Teases…Something for November 18

Last year, Nokia entered into talks to sell its smartphone division to Microsoft, a sale that was completed just a few months ago. While it’s easy to say simply that “Microsoft bought Nokia,” since Nokia was primarily known as a … [Read more...]

Amazon VP States the Obvious: Company ‘Didn’t Get the Price Right’ for Fire Phone

Amazon VP States the Obvious: Company ‘Didn’t Get the Price Right’ for Fire Phone

Amazon isn't a company that is used to failing in spectacular fashion. It's the largest retailer in the world. It has a healthy digital marketplace for music and videos. It sells a best-in-class e-reading device. And its Kindle Fire … [Read more...]

No Apple SIM in iPhones, Says Apple Exec

No Apple SIM in iPhones, Says Apple Exec

In this year's iPads, Apple introduced us to a brand new spin on the carrier SIM card -- the Apple SIM. This single card was built to support multiple carriers, enabling consumers to switch between wireless data providers as they … [Read more...]