Amazon Fire Phone teardown: getting in is the easy part

Need to replace a damaged display? You’re going to need a sharp knife and the cutting skills of a surgeon. View original here: Amazon Fire Phone teardown: getting in is the easy part  Read More →

5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting for

Maybe you aren’t smitten with today’s superphones or you have a suspicion that the perfect phone is just around the corner. Here’s a list of the most intriguing upcoming Android phones. More: 5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting... 

Verizon will begin throttling unlimited 4G LTE data users

The good times may be coming to an end for Verizon customers who have been clinging to their unlimited data plans. Beginning on October 1st, the carrier is expanding its network optimization policy, […] Original post:  Verizon will begin throttling... 

Allwinner to join the 64-bit chipset party by the end of t

China’s Allwinner announced that it will join the 64-bit chipset market by the end of the year. Those attending the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in October will be able to see this chip in action, running most likely on a tablet. Said chip will be based... 

Leaks show off Material Design in Google Play Store

As the launch of Android L gets closer and closer, Google’s internal preparations for this visual overhaul continue to spill out onto the internet. This time, it’s the Google Play Store getting ready […] Original post: Leaks show off Material Design... 

Most Microsoft Lumia phones don’t allow Google as defaul

Regardless of which mobile platform you use, there’s usually only a small fraction of users who will poke around and adjust the default settings for things. If you’re one of the few that […] Originally posted here:  Most Microsoft Lumia phones... 

Samsung and Nest unwind Thread, the final piece of the sma

We’ve got all of these great ideas for connecting bits and pieces of our homes to the internet, but for some reason these individual pieces aren’t talking to one another. There are several […] Read the original: Samsung and Nest unwind Thread, the... 

What is sapphire glass and why is it in the next iPhone?

It’s not going to be cheap, but sapphire glass could become the next must-have in phones. Read more here:  What is sapphire glass and why is it in the next iPhone?  Read More →

Apple and IBM join forces to take on the enterprise

Whether it’s talk about security, sales channels, or infrastructure, the questions surrounding mobile platforms and the enterprise have no clear answers. The current “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) strategy for most companies isn’t really a... 

Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs and scrap Nokia’s Android e

Staya Nadella announces a lot of job cuts, mostly from Nokia. We also won’t be seeing any more Nokia phones running Android as the focus returns to Windows. See the original post: Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs and scrap Nokia’s Android efforts... 

Google Chrome will stop draining your laptop battery soon

Ever noticed that your Windows laptop’s battery life is pretty terrible when you’re running Chrome? You’re not imagining things. Chrome’s been draining batteries like your for years. It’s a known issue, too. Since […] Here is the original... 

MIT is creating power out of thin (humid) air

One day, your phone or tablet may be able to replenish its battery simply by airing out. As long as the air it’s airing out in is slightly humid, that is. Researchers at […] The rest is here:  MIT is creating power out of thin (humid) air  Read More →

What are you paying for when you buy a $22,000 Android pho

So you bought a new iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S5 at full price, eh? That’s certainly a chunk of change, but the few hundred dollars you pay for a premium smartphone pales in […] Read more here:  What are you paying for when you buy a $22,000 Android... 

Apple orders 80 million iPhone 6 displays

According to the supply chain Apple uses to manufacture its devices, two things have been confirmed today. The first is that the iPhone 6 is definitely getting not one, but two larger display […] Continued here:  Apple orders 80 million iPhone 6 displays  Read More →

5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting for

Maybe you aren’t smitten with today’s superphones or you have a suspicion that the perfect phone is just around the corner. Here’s a list of the most intriguing upcoming Android phones. More: 5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting...