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UPDATE 1-YOUR MONEY-Should you pay to stop phone spam?

If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone. And if you are anything like me,...

UPDATE 1-YOUR MONEY-Should you pay to stop phone spam?

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Your money: Should you pay to stop phone spam? If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone.......
06:32, 05/15/2019

The iPhone app you need to stop spam calls is on sale for free today The spam call problem that has plagued us for years has never been worse than it is today. People in some regions can get as many as 10 or even more spam calls in a single day, and most list-based subscription services don’t do much to curtail ...
09:00, 05/27/2019

'Farmville' game spam battle couldn't stop 'Words with Friends' maker Zynga Zynga survived a Facebook algorithm change by focusing on the hits and updating them, while bringing in acquisitions for new games.        ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the US and China is now starting to cause significant ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

One app update could make the battery on your Android phone last longer In theory, the ability for mobile apps to run in the background is a welcome one. It’s a pain to have to fully reload an app every time you want to use it, and background apps have made this issue mostly obsolete. But this functionality occasio...
19:00, 05/17/2019

PSA: Update WhatsApp now to prevent spyware from being installed on your phone WhatsApp, the messaging app used by more than 1.5 billion worldwide, says it’s patched a critical security vulnerability which allowed attackers to secretly infect phones with malicious spyware by just calling phone numbers over an in-app audio call....
06:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in 4th quarter Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported deeper losses than feared of monthly phone subscribers despite discount offerings, raising concerns that the wireless carrier may not be sustainable if its pending merger with T-Mobile is not approved....
16:32, 05/07/2019

Moment Pro camera update: Even without an external lens, the app takes your phone to the next level It's rare for me to see people using anything but their smartphones for photography. While the cameras are very good in today's phones, using a third party app can help you improve your camera results....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Latest Galaxy S10 software update freezes the phone, forces reboots The Galaxy S10 might be one of the best Android phones out there right now, but it’s only as good as the software it runs. And if you’ve installed Samsung’s big Android latest update, then you might be dealing with a few annoying is...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Is your Android phone draining battery like crazy overnight? Update the Netflix app Have you ever wondered why you wake up with your phone's battery down 30% instead of the usual single digits overnight? Then you start reading about rogue apps with ghost consumption when idle, and try to find the culprit, only to find out that your ...
23:16, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
20:00, 07/09/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
00:16, 07/10/2019

How to Keep Spam Out of Your Google Calendar Scammers and spammers have been wriggling their way into unsuspecting users’ Google Calendars for years now, but there’s been a swell of headlines on Google Calendar phishing scams over the past few weeks. Here’s why.Read more......
16:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Pegatron eyes up to $1 bln Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips -dep minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
05:00, 05/28/2019

Samsung Galaxy Buds update improves music streaming, phone call quality The Galaxy Buds were part of Samsung's freebie package that would be offered to those buying one of its Galaxy S10 flagships, but they soon became quite rare due to the company running out of stock. These days you can buy a pair with ease if you're w...
11:32, 06/26/2019

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things r...
04:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
08:00, 06/05/2019

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam...
10:48, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to stop training Turkish F-35 pilots because of Russia deal -sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter jets, three U.S. officials said, in a sign of an escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defe...
08:32, 06/07/2019

Some Bluetooth devices will stop working if you install the latest Windows 10 update If you’re suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don’t be alarmed — this is by design. As Windows Latest observed on Wednesday, the latest security updates for a variety of Win...
18:00, 06/12/2019

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the...
00:00, 06/05/2019

GoDaddy shuts down 15k subdomains used in massive spam campaign Web hosting provider and domain registrar GoDaddy has taken down over 15,000 subdomains following a two year investigation into a spam operation that tried to sell consumers fake products.First users would receive a spam email promoting a product and...
09:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
17:32, 06/05/2019

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for all apps on your phone forever and without having to go through your network provider. While Google ...
10:16, 06/18/2019

AT&T’s robocall-blocking expansion won’t block spam calls unless you pay extra Enlarge / AT&T's Call Protect and Mobile Security apps for Android. (credit: AT&T) AT&T yesterday said it will add "automatic fraud blocking and suspected spam-call alerts" to mobile phone lines for no added cost, but the carrier still imposes limi...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Facebook wants to limit the reach of bogus medical ‘cures’ by treating them like spam The company will “down-rank” posts that it believes contain health misinformation, meaning those posts will appear in the news feeds of fewer users, and less prominently. Misguided natural treatments that have spread on the platform include baking so...
02:32, 07/03/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restrictions.Read More...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
07:32, 06/12/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs Asus ROG Phone Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Memory, and Performance | Accessories | Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Media | Battery Life | ConclusionRazer versus Asus. It’s the story of two computer manufacturers wh...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Europe’s first 5G phone is already here, but it’s not the phone we expected The 5G networks are finally here, but they’re more exciting on paper than in real life. That’s because carriers are still rolling out 5G support on a market-by-market basis. Initial data speeds won’t nearly be as impressive as they ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Phone book, what's a phone book? 20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore The standard electronics, gear, and ways of yesteryear have vanished. As old formats disappear, that leaves us with the task of what to do.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
05:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
14:48, 05/16/2019

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
02:00, 05/14/2019

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
05:48, 07/02/2019

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
12:48, 05/29/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
19:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla to update battery software following car fires Tesla Inc will update its battery software after two recent fires involving its Model S electric vehicles (EV) in Shanghai and Hong Kong, the U.S. automaker said on Thursday, adding that investigations into the incidents are ongoing....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
15:16, 06/05/2019

How to Tap Less on Your Phone (but Get More Done) Most of us spend hours each day tapping the glass of our smartphones. But what if you could do just as much — maybe more — and give your fingers a break?...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Which Ear Is Your Phone Ear? I recently became deaf in my right ear thanks to a sudden brain hemorrhage, which is a freakish life-threatening injury that I highly recommend avoiding. The good news out of this, apart from me not being dead, is that it turns out my surviving left ...
20:32, 06/07/2019

9 jobs you can do entirely on your phone Gleb Leonov/Strelka Institute/Flickr There are several jobs out there that require little more than a smartphone to do. They include online tutoring, market research, and advertising products on social media. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is the UK's first 5G phone The race to bring 5G to the UK is coming to a head – EE announced it will switch on its network on May 30, beating the competition to the punch.But now we've heard Vodafone will actually launch its first exclusive 5G phone before that, ma...
05:32, 05/23/2019

This Is the Best Gaming Phone Yet Less than two years ago, gaming phones weren’t even a thing. But now, they are an entire category unto themselves. Asus made one, Xiaomi made one (with another on the way), and Razer made two. And while there are some people that continue to question...
10:00, 07/08/2019

How to Carry Your Phone When You Run You’ve got a good pair of shoes, a supportive sports bra (if needed), and some comfortable clothes. But when you head out on a run, there’s one more apparel-related issue you have to solve: where to put your phone....
10:32, 06/07/2019

What’s a flagship phone anyway? Recommending phones used to be easy. A few years ago, if a friend was coming to the end of their contract and needed to pick a new model, I’d tell them to grab the newest iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S-whatever. Now, it’s a lot more nuanced, and the top-...
16:16, 05/21/2019

Your Phone Is Disgusting. Oh Please, Won’t You Clean It? A fact of my very clean life that often surprises people is that I’m not a germaphobe. I just don’t get super freaked out at the idea or the reality of touching gross things! One place, however, where this is not true is with other people’s phones. I...
17:16, 06/04/2019

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one to suit your specific needs, but we’ve had...
15:48, 06/19/2019

These Are the Only Push Notifications You Should Allow on Your Phone Our smartphone apps are constantly clamoring for our attention—whether it’s a high score that needs beating or a group chat that needs responding to, there’s often a constant stream of pings and buzzes to distract us. Take a closer look and so many o...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Put Down Your Phone During a Wedding Ceremony The next time you attend a wedding, I want you to do something. I want you to get all dressed up, fix that hair just right, locate the seat with the best view and then watch the ceremony with love in your heart and your phone in your damn pocket....
08:48, 07/18/2019

This Is a Flipping Cool $500 Phone Almost as quickly as notches appeared on phones, phone makers started looking for even more aggressive ways to hide a selfie cam including things like punch holes and hidden pop-ups. But even among the rare handsets with motorized cameras, the Asus Z...
14:16, 06/19/2019

The best O2 phone deals in May 2019 O2 has been killing it with deals recently, we've been seeing some of our absolute favourite offers coming up with this provider in the start of 2019. While offers from O2 themselves aren't too strong, 3rd party retailers (like Mobiles.co.u...
07:48, 05/13/2019

The back door to your phone If you're blessed with fortitude and don't mind learning something displeasing about yourself, look at the app on your phone that monitors how long you spend each day hunched over the small screen. If you're like most people, you divide that amazing ...
03:00, 06/14/2019

The best bike phone mount By Amy Roberts This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to bike phone mounts. Us...
17:32, 05/19/2019

Asus ROG Phone Review The gaming phone is hardly a new concept, and Asus’ ROG Phone is but only the most recent example. Being the new kid on the block does have its perks, though. Not only has Asus gained the experience from devices that came before the ROG Phone, but th...
13:48, 05/02/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the US’ first 5G phone To-scale pictures of the S10 lineup. The 5G version is huge! [credit: Phone Arena ] Samsung and Verizon are introducing the first 5G smartp...
12:48, 05/16/2019

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’...
08:32, 06/06/2019

The truth about whether your phone is spying on you Almost everyone has an eerie tale to tell. Perhaps you’ve been talking to a friend about an island vacation, when suddenly deals for the Maldives or Hawaii pop up on your Facebook feed. Or you are talking to your co-worker about yard renovations when...
10:16, 05/21/2019

How to Browse From Your Phone Anonymously Keeping your browsing anonymous is just as important on your phone as it is on your laptop and desktop—whether you want to thwart the advertisers, stop big tech building up a profile on you, or just keep your browsing to yourself, you don’t want to l...
13:48, 05/30/2019

How to Return a Lost Phone You stumble across a lost phone, maybe in a bathroom or in the back of a cab. You feel bad for whoever lost it — that could be you someday! — but don’t know how to reunite it with its owner. Here’s how....
12:16, 04/28/2019

Huawei just launched another phone you’ll be sad you can’t buy Huawei’s mobile business took a serious hit from the Trump administration this year, but that doesn’t mean the Chinese smartphone maker is done launching new devices. After kicking off Honor 20 sales in several markets, the company on Fri...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Even your kids think you're addicted to your phone We're used to hearing about parents concerned over how much screen time their kids are having, but could the tide be starting to turn the other way?A new report by child advocacy group Common Sense Media, which surveyed 500 pairs of parents and ...
03:32, 05/30/2019

24 hours with the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G: the UK's first 5G phone We've got our hands on the UK's first 5G phone, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, and will be updating this article over the next 24 hours with details on how EE's 5G network, and the phone, performs. 5G in the UK: everything you need to know 11am...
12:16, 05/30/2019

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back in 2014. Even though the brand has been resurrecte...
13:48, 05/02/2019

These are the best PopSocket phone grips we've seen The best PopSockets aren't just about finding an easy way to hold your phone – they also help you show off what you care about, or just look great.For those who don't know, PopSockets are accessories that you stick to the back of you...
08:48, 05/02/2019

Your Phone Isn't Actually Waterproof---But These Other Devices Are More gadgets than ever are advertised as “splash-proof” and “water-resistant”—but that often means less protection at the beach or pool than you’d imagine....
10:32, 06/23/2019

Trying to quit your phone addiction? There’s an app for that We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software developers themselves have been on the forefront of efforts to solve this prob...
12:00, 06/02/2019

Every phone the Android Q Beta is available on Google's next version of its mobile software is now available to a whole host of smartphones in beta form.In fact, 21 phones are now eligible for the Android Q Beta install, but be warned, as this is a 'beta' version of the software it...
05:00, 05/08/2019

The Essential Phone 2 might finally be near, CEO teases Today, over two years since the Essential Phone (PH-1) was announced and nearly six months since it was discontinued, Essential CEO and Android co-founder Andy Rubin has teased a potential second-generation smartphone.In reply to a Twitter thread tha...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Cyclist who knocked over woman on phone must pay up to £100,000 Man claims case, in which both were found equally to blame, may set alarming precedentA cyclist who knocked over a woman who was looking at her mobile phone while crossing a road has been ordered to pay about £100,000 in compensation and costs in a c...
07:32, 06/21/2019

How Do I Move Messages From an Old Android Phone to a New One? Welcome back to Lifehacker’s weekly tech-advice column, Tech 911. As always, I want you to email me any and all struggles you’re having with your gear—whether you can’t decide what to buy, can’t connect one thing to another, can’t tell why that thing...
10:48, 05/03/2019

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of its 11-digit phone numbers by 2022. The rapid ado...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Sony's new phone is a reworked XZ4 Compact, but you won't be able to buy it Rumored to be unveiled alongside the Xperia 1, we expected the Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact to be announced back in February but the handset never saw the light of day.Instead the brand introduced the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus alongside its flagship, b...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Best phone in the US for 2019: the top 15 smartphones we've tested The best phone in 2019 in the US has a decent price, fast performance, a versatile camera and, crucially, long-lasting battery life. Foldable and 5G phones are more a 2020 thing, so this may be your last 4G LTE purchase – so it's gotta be...
19:48, 06/20/2019

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unic...
09:16, 07/17/2019

The best EE phone deals in April 2019 EE Phone deals are one of the best options with a UK network, here's why. Having built its reputation around being the UK's fastest 4G network, an accolade they wear with pride and one that encourages many to switch to this super popular ne...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Soon Your Phone Will Be Your Driver's License, MetroCard and More After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until physical wallets go the way of the change purse....
15:16, 06/27/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Here's some good news for those who own a Huawei phone Sure, Huawei owners are concerned right now that their phones might not receive any more updates (either for the Android operating system or for Android apps) after August 19th. And Huawei products are certainly not welcome in the U.S. by lawmakers. ...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Phone survives fall from 103,000 feet Let's face it, we all drop our phones. The only difference is how we react to the incident. Some will pick up the device and go on as if nothing happened while others will instantly look at the screen for any signs of a crack. And even if nothing see...
08:48, 06/11/2019

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back to Android as my everyday choice. Here's my list....
11:48, 05/24/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Best unlocked phone in the US: 10 smartphones with no contract The best unlocked phone in the US provides the freedom to choose the mobile carrier you want at any time. With an unlocked phone, you can switch from one carrier to the next with no contracts forcing you to stick around for a year or more, so you can...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company coll...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Best cloud phone system and PBX of 2019 Editor's note: Looking for a cloud phone system and PBX for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our partner site, BuyerZone, provide you ...
10:48, 07/05/2019

The Best Board Game You Can Play On Your Phone Phones are of course great to play actual video games on, but they’re also quietly one of the best platforms around to play digital adaptations of board games as well, whether you’re after traditional fare like Monopoly or something more recent, like...
00:32, 05/07/2019

How to Turn Your Phone into a Summertime Survival Kit Summer can be a dangerous time of year. The clothes come off, the sun blazes, and the bees and mosquitoes come out. We’re more active, which means more opportunities for accidents, such as ankle twists and bruises. As you head bravely into the outdoo...
13:16, 07/09/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecraft experience for phones. The clip doesn't say much about what the experience entails, although...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Sony could be working on a foldable 5G phone Although there are still no commercially-available foldable phones, nearly every smartphone company has a foldable handset rumored or confirmed to be in the works, and it seems Sony might be joining that ever-growing list with the Sony Xperia F.The S...
03:32, 05/30/2019

HTC could be planning to launch a new phone next week We've not heard much from HTC over the last year or so when it comes to new phone launches – but the company could be about to reveal a new device to the world, based on an official social media post.HTC Taiwan posted a mysterious teaser ...
08:32, 06/08/2019

July fourth phone dangers (NBC News) Fourth of July is the most dangerous time for your smartphone, with drowned phones being the most common complaint. According to gadget insurance company Asurion, this holiday weekend will bring a spike in claims for cracked screens, lost ...
16:00, 07/03/2019

The Moto Z4 is another take on the mid-range modular phone It's not unusual for leaks for spoil surprises to smartphone makers gearing up for a launch. What's less common is seeing a completely unannounced device pop up on Amazon and actually make its way to a customer. Oops. As at least one widel...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Power Everything From a Phone to a Fridge With This $105 Battery It should be pretty clear from the picture, but this isn’t your average, pocket-sized USB battery pack. No, this lithium-ion power station includes USB ports, plus an AC and a DC outlet, and can charge laptops, drone batteries, medical devices, mini ...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Can I buy a phone that doesn’t use anything from Google or Apple? Steve does not like firms slurping up his data, so wants a device that respects his privacy I have concerns about the likes of Google and Apple slurping up as much info as they can about me from my phone. I’ve tried looking online for alternatives an...
00:32, 07/04/2019

Looking to get in early on 5G? We've found you the best 5G phone deal in the UK The long awaited launch of 5G in the UK has finally arrived, but there's one problem...it is oh so expensive. A quick look through the 5G phone deals currently available will show you prices way up into the £60/£70 a month mark.But tak...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Best iPhone 2019: which Apple phone is the best? You'd imagine that the best iPhone would just be the most recent, but now that Apple releases three models each year, like it did in 2018 with the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone X, there's a little more to think about – does phy...
09:48, 06/10/2019

Is it worth buying a 5G mobile phone yet? I love the idea of higher connection speeds – but should I wait until there’s more choice?Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’...
02:32, 06/01/2019

How to Emulate a Graphing Calculator on Your Phone or PC I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing” for most people during that year or two of high school when you were forced to use one for whatever math class you were taking. It finally felt like you were getting old—teenage-old, that is...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Best phone service for business in 2019 Editor's note: Looking for a Phone Service for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our partner site, BuyerZone, provide you with informat...
08:00, 06/22/2019

This May Be the First Samsung Phone Without a Headphone Jack Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is expected to launch later this year but rumours have intensified. The latest speculations point towards Samsung ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack and all physical buttons on......
04:00, 05/31/2019

Huawei's first phone with a pop-out camera is now official Over the past year or so Huawei has welcomed the notch with open arms. Nowadays, though, most companies are looking for ways to remove it and, as it turns out, Huawei is no different.Two-tone design and a huge displayCalled the Huawei P Smart Z, the ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

#PhoneArenaPhotoChallenge: Vote for the best photo taken on a phone Just a few days ago, we urged you to take part in our Instagram photo challenge and submit the best photo you've taken on your phone. Lots of our Instagram subscribers took part in the challenge, and we had a really tough time picking out the very be...
08:16, 07/02/2019

Before you shell out the big bucks for a 5G phone, you need to check out this map first AT&T and Verizon currently are the only carriers offering mobile 5G in the states. AT&T's 5G network covers 19 markets and while it has set U.S. speed records by peaking at 2Gbps, it is available only through the Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile hot spot....
18:48, 05/14/2019

This Giant, $13 Mouse Pad Even Props Up Your Phone “Why don’t they just make the whole desk out of mouse pad,” I’m sure you’ve asked yourself countless times. Now, you can cover nearly six square feet of your workspace with soft-touch padding for just $13 by using promo code L2363MVO at checkout. It ...
16:32, 05/08/2019

I unlocked a stranger's car with my phone and drove off, and I want to do it again This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals'.I don't have the keys, and I never will. I don't know the owner, and I'll never meet them. This ...
18:00, 05/05/2019

How to still browse the internet without a phone signal Just because you're not getting a signal doesn't mean you can't use your mobile devices to keep yourself entertained.       ...
09:32, 06/10/2019

HTC wants to launch ANOTHER blockchain phone this year Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is reportedly planning to launch another blockchain phone before the end of 2019. Phil Chen, HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer, announced the intention during a keynote speech at an investment forum event held ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon? Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the...
06:32, 07/16/2019

The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
09:32, 05/22/2019

The first 5G phone in Europe was unexpected - and here's what it means for you We're finally starting to see 5G phones make their way to Europe, after networks and phones became available in the US and South Korea in April, but the race to release the first 5G phone in Europe was a tight one.In the end the top three conten...
09:48, 05/04/2019

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
08:00, 06/13/2019

Samsung may release a surprise new phone at the end of 2019 We thought Samsung's second half of 2019 consisted of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, repairing and releasing the Samsung Galaxy Fold, and finally making the Samsung Galaxy A80 available to the public, but it looks like the company may have an extra...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Vote for your favorite phone of the first half of 2019 here! The first half of the year is almost over, at least all the major new announcements have already happened, and this means that it's a good time to take a look back at all the new phones released throughout this period: we've had new Galaxies, new LG ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Need a New Phone Case? Here Are Five Easy-to-Clean Options. I recently had to replace my phone case, which was lost by someone who was not me. Not my phone, mind you, just the case. I’d try to explain but to be honest I have no earthly idea what went on in that men’s room….anyway. The result was that I needed...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Netflix experiment rumbles your phone during shows Netflix's Hack Days tend to produce at least one or two genuinely practical ideas, and that's certainly true for its 2019 efforts. One of the biggest experiments from the in-house event, Project Rumble Pak, syncs its namesake haptic feedba...
13:00, 06/20/2019

How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up Links make the digital world go round—links to your Twitter profile or the daily headlines or a file stored in the cloud. Being able to manage those links and open them more efficiently can be a bigger time-saver in your day than you might think... a...
06:00, 07/12/2019

The best-selling unlocked phone at Amazon might surprise you Google hit a home run with its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Priced at $399 and $479 respectively, the phones offer the same outstanding photographic experience that the Pixel line has been known for, but at half the price. In fact, if you are ...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Yes, Google is working on foldable phone prototypes too In interviews leading up to this week's Google I/O event, the head of Google's Pixel division faced questions about foldable devices. Talking to CNET, Mario Quieroz acknowledged "We're definitely prototyping the technology. We've ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Here’s a list of every phone compatible with Android Q beta 3 A report claimed in the weeks preceding I/O 2019 that Google would make the Android Q beta available to a large number of non-Pixel devices, which is great news to any Android user looking to test Google’s latest operating system as fast as pos...
12:16, 05/08/2019

This Will Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel 3 series and other smartphones....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio battery drain can affect your mileage as much as con...
02:16, 05/28/2019

NSA Improperly Collected U.S. Phone Records a Second Time The National Security Agency collected data about calls and text messages that it wasn’t authorized to obtain last year, in a second such incident, renewing privacy concerns about its phone-surveillance program....
06:48, 06/26/2019

Get the world's best smartphones with these £24/pm mobile phone deals If the past year or so has proved anything, it's that a phone price of over £1,000 is the new normal. Keeping up to date with the latest and greatest phones has become a costly investment many are no longer willing to make.But luckily, ther...
12:48, 05/03/2019

The world’s first phone with a camera under the screen is coming soon All the teasers that said the world’s first phone with a selfie camera under the screen would be unveiled this week were right. Oppo demoed at MWC 2019 Shanghai the technology that will make possible the all-screen design we all want, and said ...
07:16, 06/26/2019

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pi...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon mirror your phone’s notifications, which me...
04:48, 07/04/2019

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy f...
07:16, 06/13/2019

NY lawmakers vote to let inmates use phone before solitary ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Inmates sent to solitary confinement would get to make a phone call first under legislation heading to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk after passing the Democrat-led Legislature. Under the bill, inmates would also be allow...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Got your internet with BT? Then one of these cheap mobile phone deals could be yours When you sign up for a new broadband deal, you are showered in all of the incentives, freebies and goody bags they can throw at you. But one bonus you probably don't expect is a meaty discount on your brand new mobile phone deal.Well for those l...
07:32, 07/04/2019

Nice to meet you, Pixel 3a, even if you were the most leaked phone ever We asked you last week if you still felt excitement when the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones were announced in the flesh, or whether all the leaks building up to them somewhat took it away despite the excellent value-for-money ratio. Just 17% of our...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Samsung could soon launch a phone with a truly all-screen front One of the main things that smartphone makers seem to be working towards at the moment is an all-screen design on their phones. By that we mean a front with no notch, bezel or punch-hole camera, and ideally no pop-up camera either, and it’s a ...
07:32, 05/06/2019

Two leakers just teased an new exciting phone design we’ve never seen before When the iPhone 11 series launches this fall, it’ll offer us the same overall design we’ve seen since the iPhone X launched in 2017. Apple will continue to make all-screen iPhones with notches at the top, recent leaks have claimed. What w...
07:16, 05/13/2019

LG is finally making its high-end G8S phone available globally LG's unveiled what appeared to be a more affordable version of its G8 ThinQ flagship smartphone, the LG G8S ThinQ, back in February. Now, it is finally ready for release in Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East....
08:32, 07/02/2019

HTC’s new $300 blockchain phone will double as a Bitcoin node Taiwainese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is launching a more affordable blockchain phone with full Bitcoin node capabilities. Originally announced last month, the Exodus 1S will be launching in Q3 this year and will have an extra SD card to support i...
05:48, 05/13/2019

HTC will release a cheaper blockchain phone later this year HTC is dead serious about its foray into crypto-phones. Today, the Taiwanese company announced the Exodus 1s, a cheaper version of the Exodus flagship that was launched last year. We don't know much about the mid-range device beyond its price --...
14:00, 05/11/2019

HTC finally announces its first phone for 2019, but most people won't want it Sure, HTC has sort of disappeared from the mainstream smartphone market although a new mid-range model was recently spotted on a benchmark site. And yes, it will have a 5G phone that is expected to be unveiled in the second half of this year. In fact...
19:32, 05/11/2019

FCC certifies a new entry-level Samsung phone While Samsung has found gold with its mid-range Galaxy A line, the company is adding an ever lower-priced version to the series. The FCC has certified (via a tweet from XDA's Max Weinbach) a device that will be called the Samsung Galaxy A10e. The onl...
01:32, 06/03/2019

The latest TicWatch Pro includes 4G LTE to free you from your phone Mobvoi's second generation TicWatch Pro is available today, and the company hopes it will free you from your phone. The Wear OS-powered TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE offers wireless connectivity, so you can receive voice calls and app notifications, send ...
08:16, 07/10/2019

TicWatch Pro 4G is a Wear OS watch that allows you to take calls away from your phone A sequel to one of the best Wear OS watches has just been announced by manufacturer Mobvoi, and it's called the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE.That new 4G/LTE feature is the main highlight and it will allow you to use the smartwatch away from your mobile p...
09:00, 07/10/2019

How Phone Taps and Swipes Train Us to Be Better Consumers Opinion: Smartphone interfaces train our motions, closing the gap between our bodies and our virtual selves. But what does that mean when our movements are choreographed by corporate interests?...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Best camera phone in UAE for 2019: The top smartphone snappers Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Huawei and SamsungThe best camera phone isn’t easy to pick out. It’s not just the latest iPhone or the camera with the most mega...
02:00, 07/14/2019

A big Nokia phone announcement is happening on June 6th CAD-based renders of what could be the Nokia 6.2After previously announcing plans for an event in India on the same day, HMD Global has now sent out invites to a separate event happening in Milan, Italy on June 6th. The company hasn’t specified its p...
10:48, 05/30/2019

I think OnePlus peaked with this phone, and nothing since comes close to heart It was November 2017, and the world of mobile was gearing for a well-deserved winter hibernation as all of the important devices had already been released. And rightly so - 2017 will go down in smartphone history as the year that injected devices wit...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Is this soon-to-be-announced handset the fastest Android phone? Benchmark tests are run on smartphones to assess the relative performance of a handset. Manufacturers use these tests to see how a new OS build or a different chipset affects the device in question. Smartphone fans like to run these tests to see whic...
03:32, 05/02/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
09:32, 06/12/2019

The phone with the biggest battery in the world has been canceled The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop was announced at MWC 2019 back in February as the smartphone with the world’s biggest battery. But just two months later, the product has been officially canceled.The company behind Energizer’s recent devices, Avenir ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 preview introduces a ton of new features for Your Phone Windows 10 has witnessed the arrival of another new preview build, for testers in the fast ring who are playing about with the 20H1 update (which will debut in the first half of 2020), and it contains numerous tweaks for the Your Phone app.Build 1890...
03:32, 05/30/2019

| 535 'phone walkers' killed by Dhaka trains A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said....
01:16, 06/28/2019

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone notifications so you can see them directly on your des...
10:32, 07/03/2019

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be g...
06:16, 06/17/2019

Huawei delays its first 5G phone Mate X until September The foldable phone will miss its June release date as it awaits further software testing, but it will still launch this year at a staggering price.Read More...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If yo...
13:16, 06/12/2019

HTC is launching a cheaper version of its blockchain phone HTC isn't giving up on its blockchain phone strategy: following on from the Exodus 1 that launched late in 2018, the company has revealed a cheaper version of the phone is going on sale later this year.We don't have many details about the h...
04:48, 05/12/2019

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Firewall app promises to keep robocalls from ringing your phone Ad Hoc Labs, the creators of temporary phone number app Burner, announced a new tool designed stop robocalls from blowing up your phone. Meet call screening app Firewall for iOS. According to its creators, the app is the "first and only" service that...
14:32, 06/25/2019

Why Can't I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone? We have a fun one in this week’s Tech 911 column. It’s such a weird issue at first glance, that I won’t even tee it up with a lofty introduction. I’ll let Lifehacker reader Natalie explain—and, yes, she called the subject line of her email “YouTube A...
10:32, 06/07/2019

Energizer's Gigantic Battery Phone Just Ran Out of Juice Earlier this year, the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop made a splash at Mobile World Congress thanks to its massive size and 18,000mAh battery. But while everyone wants better battery life on their smartphones, it turns out no one wants it so bad that t...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Bad news for anyone who wanted that ridiculous Energizer phone Hello! Cast your mind back a few months to February, when we encountered a ridiculous Energizer-branded smartphone at MWC. Measuring several inches thick and packing a bonkers 18,000 mAh battery, it was easily the most memorable gadget from the show....
10:32, 04/30/2019

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program called Study from Facebook. If you participate, you’ll get paid to run an app on their your phone that tr...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Ask the Captain: Is it OK to rat out passengers for phone use during takeoff and landing? This week, Ask the Captain tackles passengers who slow down evacuations to grab their carry-ons and use their cellphones during takeoff and landing.       ...
20:32, 06/07/2019

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

How to Make Your Phone Limit Your Screen Time for You The latest iPhone and the newest version of Google’s Android come with tools to limit how much time you stare at your screen. Here’s how to make them useful instead of nags you’ll eventually turn off....
12:16, 04/28/2019

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
12:16, 04/28/2019

Your phone is spying? The truth behind the strange phenomenon Almost everyone has an eerie a tale to tell. Perhaps you’ve been talking to a friend about an island vacation, when suddenly deals for the Maldives or Hawaii pop up on your Facebook feed. Creepy or coincidence? Was your smartphone eavesdropping on yo...
16:48, 05/20/2019

Telecom company wants to pay someone $1,000 to use a flip phone for a week A telecommunications company wants to pay one lucky person $1,000. The only catch: you have to trade in your smartphone for a week in favor of a flip phone....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
09:16, 07/19/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Best camera phone 2019: the top smartphone snappers around Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Google, Huawei and Samsung. Surprise, they're all better than iPhone when it comes to taking photos. Apple's competition has caught ...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Accuses the FBI of Treason Because He's Up Early and No One Took His Phone The president’s son-in-law only has one job: to make sure he knows where Trump’s phone is at all times so that the tweeter-in-chief can’t recklessly post random, hate-filled messages without White House approval. As with most things Jared Kushner, it...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Samsung is bringing the mid-tier Galaxy A50 phone to the US Samsung is bringing the new models under its mid-tier Galaxy A-Series line to the US for those who'd rather not spend big bucks on flagship phones. It's kicking things off by releasing the Galaxy A50, which was previously rolled out in some...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Honor 20 Pro hands-on: You’ll forget it’s not a flagship phone Ever the pragmatist, my grandma always told me that a "third-class ride was better than a first-class walk." That may not be the case when it comes to dirt-cheap smartphones, which can be so bad that you almost prefer no phone at all. Compa......
08:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the brand’s smartphone sales across Europe. And now, two major UK carriers have put plans to release Huawei’s...
09:16, 05/22/2019

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Huawei’s foldable phone will ship with Android, despite US ban We’ve had two foldable phone reveals already this year, but you still can’t buy either model in stores. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was recalled for repairs after early reviewers discovered that the foldable screen can be rendered useless...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Is Amazon Looking to Get Back Into the Mobile Phone Business? If Amazon pursues an acquisition of Boost, it would likely price its phone plans disruptively low and bundle them in some way to drive more Prime memberships, a person familiar with Amazon's thinking......
02:16, 06/08/2019

Fund for cyclist who hit woman on phone soars past £50k More than £50,000 has been raised for a cyclist who was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian he crashed into as she crossed the road while looking at her mobile phone....
05:00, 06/24/2019

Google I/O 2019 Preview: So Much Bigger Than Android on Your Phone Alongside search, Android is one of the core pillars of Google’s success. It’s found on over a billion devices, and it’s often the first place to find new products like Google Assistant, AI-powered image recognition, and more. Android is also the fou...
08:16, 05/06/2019

Honor 5G Flagship Phone to Launch in Fourth Quarter President George Zhao did not reveal the price of the phone, or any other detail for that matter, but did suggest that the phone will be positioned in the flagship segment....
08:32, 06/27/2019

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
23:32, 06/10/2019

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the...
08:32, 07/10/2019

Huawei’s Honor 20 highlights how phone layouts are evolving Huawei today teased some features for its upcoming Honor 20 series, and the side-mounted fingerprint reader highlights how phone layouts are evolving.Read More...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Honor 20 review: Huawei's first new phone during Trump dispute Top performance and a good camera make the £400 Honor 20 tempting. But will the US-China trade war hit software updates?The Honor 20 is the first smartphone launched and put on sale by Huawei since Trump’s blacklisting of the company in May.In effect...
09:48, 07/10/2019

8 phone grips that make holding your device more comfortable — all under $15 Amazon A phone grip is one of the most useful tech accessories you can buy for less than $15. They give you a more secure and comfortable grip on your device, saving it from fatal drops. Many also double as stands to prop your phone up. We found 8...
16:48, 06/21/2019

After the death of crypto, is a second HTC Exodus blockchain phone viable? In 2018 HTC launched the HTC Exodus 1, a blockchain-powered phone that ran on the popular software technology. Now it looks like HTC is gearing up to release a second HTC Exodus handset – but we're not sure how popular blockchain-based sy...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Best phone for gaming 2019: the top 10 mobile game performers The best gaming phones in 2019 have become a big surprise. We now have dedicated gaming phones with souped-up specs to help improve gaming experiences, while others in this best gaming phones list are just the outright best phones.Beyond any fancy ga...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
23:00, 05/17/2019

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
22:32, 06/02/2019

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thinking about creating. Last month, a patent received by the South Korean manufacturer revealed a phone ...
08:16, 07/02/2019

FCC certifies a new entry-level mid-range Samsung phone While Samsung has found gold with its mid-range Galaxy A line, the company is adding an ever lower-priced version to the series. The FCC has certified (via a tweet from XDA's Max Weinbach) a device that will be called the Samsung Galaxy A10e. The onl...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Your best broadband, phone and TV deal just got even easier to find thanks to Ofcom It's about to get easier to get the ultimate deals on broadband, TV and phone offerings, following new rules announced by Ofcom. A whopping 20 million people could benefit and one of those might be you.The new requirements mean that broadband, T...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Huawei delayed the Mate X, but it just patented another foldable phone Huawei, the beleaguered Chinese consumer electronics giant that President Trump put on a US blacklist, just pushed back the launch of its much anticipated Mate X foldable phone from this month to September. The company said it wants to spend more tim...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Your Phone app for Windows 10 finally updated with MMS message support Microsoft has updated its popular Your Phone app for Windows 10, so users can now send MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages using the app on PC.This will allow users to send images, videos and GIFs from the app, and it’s a feature that ...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Anker's $24 Bluetooth FM Transmitter Also Charges Your Phone and Finds Your Car Anker’s new SmartCharge F3 is a Bluetooth FM transmitter that takes the Bluetooth signal from your phone, and rebroadcasts it the FM radio station of your choice (it can even scan to tell you the best option), giving you truly wireless audio and hand...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Huawei has allegedly cut phone production orders after Google ban Smartphone-maker Huawei has undoubtedly been one of the biggest losers in the US Government's recent trade war with China, and in the wake of new restrictions the Chinese company has now reportedly reduced new-handset orders from its manufacturi...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost t...
03:00, 05/25/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
09:16, 05/15/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Shatterproof phone screens could be made from seashell-like glass A type of glass that can deform like plastic by mimicking the properties of mother-of-pearl could be used for everything from car windows to foldable phones...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Chess Grandmaster Caught Using His Phone While On The Toilet During A Tournament Latvian-Czech chess grandmaster Igors Rausis is reportedly under investigation after he was caught checking his phone while on the toilet in the middle of a tournament he was participating in. Rausis signed a declaration stating that the phone that i...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's? According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk of Alzheimer's....
08:32, 05/05/2019

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infects with just a phone call WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone. The Facebook subsidiary says “an advanced cyber actor” infected an unknown number of...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone provider simply by sending a text message – avoiding the cumbersome process which had been in place previ...
08:16, 07/01/2019

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been stolen and by Wednesday evening he was out $100,000....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Huawei confirms July launch of first 5G phone, the Mate 20 X 5G Huawei's innovative folding Mate X was delayed from its original June ship date, leaving the more conventional Mate 20 X 5G to become its first 5G phone.Read More...
11:48, 07/11/2019

The first phone with camera hidden under the screen may be unveiled on June 26 Tucking the front camera underneath the display seems to be the Holy Grail of "bezel-less" designs, as it would require no notches, screen holes, mechanized camera popping, or other assorted solutions to the "all-screen phone" conundrum.While we have...
03:16, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Qualcomm defeat might not lower phone prices NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on federal judge’s ruling against Qualcomm (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A federal ruling against Qualcomm is likely to reduce the licensing fees paid on the sales of smartphones. But it’s unclear if device make...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability to stream games from your at-home Xbox One to any device you own. The company's big E3 showcase ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

What's dual-frequency GPS and does my phone have it? Accuracy test on OnePlus 7 Pro vs S10+ A new term started creeping up in manufacturers' phone specs listing, making a cameo way back with the Xiaomi Mi 8 but still not as widespread as we'd like. Xiaomi even came out with the video you see above to brag about its virtues. The feature is m...
07:32, 05/28/2019

How do you go online? More of you are choosing phone over home broadband, Pew survey says Pew survey found that 37% of adults primarily use a smartphone, to connect online at home, compared to 19% in 2013. Many left home broadband behind.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro phone launch: massive screen and pop-up camera New model joins cheaper OnePlus 7 as Chinese firm goes after Samsung and Huawei Having made a name for itself for cut-price top-spec phones, OnePlus now has its sights set on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Huawei P30 Pro with its new OnePlus 7 Pro.Costi...
10:16, 05/14/2019

Conor McGregor phone-smashing charges dropped Conor McGregor may have just bought himself one of his biggest wins. Prosecutors announced that phone-stomping charges against the retired UFC champion were being dropped — after the British victim said he “had been made whole” by a civil-suit ...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Judge: Spacey accuser’s phone must be turned over to defense NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge says a phone used by a young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him at a bar must be turned over to the defense. The actor’s lawyer told the judge at a hearing Monday that they need the accuser’...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Off-duty cop robbed of $10K necklace, phone by bandits on motorcycle A pair of thieves on a motorcycle swiped a $10,000 necklace and a cellphone from an off-duty cop in Manhattan over the weekend, authorities and police sources said Monday. The 40-year-old officer, who works in the Bronx, was walking home around 1:10 ...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Huawei Mate X foldable phone is in 'final testing' The foldable Huawei Mate X, which we've been told will launch in September at the latest, is now in final testing.TechRadar spoke to Huawei's President of Europe, Walter Ji, who told us in a response to our question about the Mate X that th...
12:16, 07/01/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Teens go Stringer Bell on their phone-restricting parents All the teen's burnersIf you restrict it, it becomes more desirable, that's the adage parents worldwide have to deal with, but it is especially true for phones now, as they have become the lifeblood of teen communication. After all, social networks a...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span of a few short quarters. The largest Chinese manufa...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Phone battery dying? Here are some ways to get a full day on one charge Smartphone batteries can last through the evening if managed correctly. Close apps, adjust brightness and if all else fails, but an external battery.       ...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Oppo's Reno Z is a premium phone at a budget price Hot on the heels of the stunning Oppo Reno 10x Zoom, the Chinese phone manufacturer has unleashed another entry into the Reno range, promising to maintain the premium style of the series while significantly reducing the cost.Many of the flagship ...
21:16, 07/10/2019

Google Pixel 4 could have better color capture than any other Android phone If there's one small advantage that iPhone cameras have over their Android counterparts, it's that they capture a larger range of colors, but it looks like Google might catch up in that regard, judging by lines of code found in the Google C...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Huawei Postpones Launch of Mate X Foldable Phone The Chinese technology giant is postponing the sale of the $2,600 Mate X in part to improve the quality of the folding screen, the phone’s most intricate technical component....
02:48, 06/14/2019

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls....
10:32, 06/07/2019

Want a More Affordable Android Phone? The OnePlus 7 Pro Is Cheaper Without (Many) Sacrifices Remember when everyone was making fun of giant smartphones, calling them “phablets” while pantomiming the strenuous effort needed to hoist such a gargantuan device up to one’s ear or stuff in their pockets? Well, the OnePlus 7 Pro m...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Get the world's best phone for less - these Samsung S10 Plus deals are simply superb They say the best things in life are free, but when it comes to the world's best smartphones, that is a saying that doesn't quite apply. But at least when it comes to our vote for the current greatest phone on the market - the Samsung Galax...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running Android 7 or higher. With certain Android handsets i...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Coolpad Legacy first look: Android phone that performs far above its $130 value price Flagship smartphones today exceed $1,000 and for many people these high prices might be justified. Thankfully, companies like Coolpad continue to offer affordable alternatives and after a few days with the Coolpad Legacy it's going to be tough to jus...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Trump tells Fox News DOJ looking into whether his phone calls were monitored One day after formally launching his 2020 presidential bid, President Trump told Fox News' "Hannity" exclusively on Wednesday that investigators are working to determine whether his personal phone calls were secretly monitored by U.S. intelligence ag...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising ...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Hidden code reveals that Xiaomi could be first to use this sensor on a phone Remember when you walked around, feeling like the King of the neighborhood because your Samsung Behold had a 5MP camera on back? While a bigger megapixel count doesn't necessarily translate to better pictures, today we have phones like the OnePlus 7 ...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Samsung may not be the first to use its record 64MP camera sensor in a phone Not long ago, Samsung announced a phone camera sensor that carries a record resolution of 64 MP. That's way more than the current ubiquitous 48MP Sony sensor that every Chinese maker seems to slap in their handsets these days.Needless to say, more pi...
06:32, 06/13/2019

The Pixel 3a turned out the most leaked phone in history, was that a buzzkill for you? From the complete specs sheet to the final naming scheme, and even lengthy review videos, we've known all about the Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones many months before Google took the stage to introduce them this week.First, an alleged Pixel 3 Lite turned u...
05:48, 05/10/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel Former footballer pleaded guilty after a member of the public spotted the offenceDavid Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using his mobile phone while driving his Bentley in the West End of London.The football star, 43, previousl...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Kid’s eyesight ruined after parents let her play on phone every day for a year A two-year-old Chinese toddler has developed severe short-sightedness after her parents allowed her to play on a mobile every day for a year. The girl Xiao Man, from the Jiangsu province, was recently diagnosed with severe myopia after her parents to...
14:00, 06/14/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel: BBC Former England soccer captain David Beckham was banned from driving for six months on Thursday after admitting using his mobile phone while driving, the BBC reported....
08:16, 05/09/2019

Motorola's triple-camera phone could use a Samsung processor Motorola One Action CAD-based rendersThe Motorola One Vision has only just been announced, but if a new benchmark listing (via Nashville Chatter) is anything to go by, it could soon be joined by a superior sibling called the Motorola One Action.Expec...
10:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Samsung is getting sued in Australia for ‘misleading’ Galaxy phone ads The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking South Korean electronics giant Samsung to court, alleging the smartphone maker has misled consumers about the water resistance of Galaxy handsets.According to the ACCC, "Samsung has ...
02:32, 07/04/2019

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Epson's $500 smart glasses are literally powered by your phone Smart glasses have been kicking around for more than half a decade now, so it's a bit jarring when a new model is released and they look, well... ugly. Google has already demonstrated that it's possible to build a pair without bottle-thick ...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
17:00, 05/31/2019

Save 30% On a New Case For Your Phone or Tablet, Courtesy of Speck If you’ve beaten your current phone or tablet case all to hell, you can treat yourself to a new one from Speck during their big Memorial Day sale. For a limited time, they’re marking down every case they sell by 30%, plus free shipping on all orders....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei has removed its lock screen ad, but you need to delete it from your phone Update: Huawei has removed the lock screen ad wallpapers from its servers, which means it shouldn't be pushed out to any more handsets, but you'll need to manually remove it from your phone if you received the ad.The firm hasn't provid...
12:48, 06/14/2019

This gaming phone has a built-in cooling fan and can record 8K video We've already seen the likes of ASUS and Black Shark offering external cooling fans for their gaming smartphones, but the folks over at Nubia reckon it's about time to stuff a fan inside a phone (I mean, what else would you expect from a co...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Save on the Headphone Stand That Charges Your Cans (and Your Phone, Too) Twelve South’s Fermata is the headphone charging stand for the age of Bluetooth. The stand has a short (i.e. non-tangling) microUSB cable built right in for your headphones, plus an extra USB port for your phone, tablet, or anything else that charges...
16:00, 05/09/2019

| Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for commercial aquariums....
03:48, 06/21/2019

Huawei just patented a phone with a very unique notch solution The notch is perhaps the most controversial smartphone design feature ever. It’s present on Samsung and Motorola’s mid-rangers, LG’s flagships, Apple’s 2019 iPhone XR, and most of Huawei’s recent smartphones. But in the hope of removing it, the latte...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Google confirms it's experimenting with a foldable Pixel phone Google has been part of the foldable phone conversation ever since it announced support for Android on bendy devices, but now is the first time we've heard confirmation it's experimenting with the tech for its own Pixel devices.It comes fro...
03:00, 05/08/2019

The joys and perils of looking for the perfect phone: an emotional graph If you’re reading this, you probably like tech more than the average person and that's especially true for smartphones. The best thing about tech is undoubtedly getting your hands on it for the first time. But getting to that point and beyond is a ro...
02:48, 06/17/2019

China Mobile’s bid to offer US phone service rejected NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. communications regulators are rejecting a Chinese telecom company’s application to provide service in the U.S. due to national-security risks amid an escalation in tensions between the two countries. The Federal Communicati...
09:00, 05/09/2019

The Pixel 3a is a completely new kind of a budget Android phone Just like that, the Google Pixel 3a is here and it has changed affordable Android phones in one fell swoop.And I don't mean this lightly: the Pixel 3a is a monumental change and it could become the one phone you can safely recommend to everyone this ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went viral, the politician said on Tuesday that he is......
22:32, 05/07/2019

Google’s new Assistant is so fast that ‘tapping to use your phone would seem slow’ Google Assistant is pretty fast, but it’s hardly as conversational as a real person. That’s in large part because using the Assistant requires a constant connection to the cloud, where a server sorts through 100GB worth of AI models, and beams the re...
20:32, 05/07/2019

Google launches $399 Pixel phone, more U.S. carriers will sell it Alphabet Inc's Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models, and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc, signaling a major shift in the ...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old Joh...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Vimble S Phone Stabilizer allows you to capture unshaken videos Introduction: Vimble S phone stabilizer serves as gimbal for you smart phone. It is enough clever to stabilize your mobile no matter how considerably you move your hand. It is an intellectual monopod and readjusts itself without shaking the mobile ph...
09:48, 04/28/2019

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Google improved Android Auto by making it act more like your phone Every year, Android gets a chance to reinvent itself on smartphones with new features and new design flourishes. The same can't be said of Android Auto, Google's phone-powered in-car interface: It's tremendously helpful for drivers, an...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Samsung to make a decision on its troubled $2k phone in ‘days’ Samsung is still deciding when — and perhaps whether — to launch its troubled $2,000 folding phone. Samsung’s chief executive says the Korean electronics giant will soon decide when to the launch the device, which has been held up after multiple repo...
20:00, 05/09/2019

With a true 5G phone now available, Verizon's next-gen network hits a milestone Back in March, AT&T's real mobile 5G network (not the 5G Evolution service which is really LTE-Advanced) was the first in the U.S. to hit a download data speed of 1Gbps. Roughly six weeks later, the network hit a fresh peak with a download data speed...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Huawei delays the launch of its foldable phone until September If you were thinking about ditching the Galaxy Fold in favor of the Mate X after the former was delayed, think again. Huawei has told CNBC that is also pushing back the release of its folding phone to spend more time testing the hardware. The launch,...
10:00, 06/14/2019

EE sets foundations for 5G with new Smart Plans phone deals UK phone network EE has launched a new premium tier for its mobile phone tariffs called Smart Plans, intended to give the customer more flexibility and customisation.In a bid to secure its place as the UK's most popular network for the imminent ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Huawei reportedly scales back phone production following US ban Huawei may be expecting to live with a US ban for a long time. South China Morning Post sources claim Foxconn has stopped Huawei phone production on "several" lines in response to reduced orders. It wasn't certain if this was a short- or long-...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Huawei's phone sales have taken a huge hit in another major market Although Huawei’s US trade ban hasn’t yet affected the company’s ability to deliver existing smartphones to customers, the uncertainty surrounding the current situation has led to a drop in demand for the brand. This is especially noticeable in one o...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Pixel 4 screen protectors highlight the possible design of the phone We’re still months away from the likely launch of the Google Pixel 4, but you can already pre-order screen protectors for it, and the listing for them reveals a lot of possible design details.Sold by Skinomi, the screen protectors are shown wi...
03:32, 05/30/2019

Hold the phone: Chevy owners can order Domino's with their car You now have the chance to order pizza from your car's touchscreen. Chevy has added Domino's ordering to its Marketplace, making it the first company to offer pizza orders directly from your car's dash -- no smartphone app required. ...
12:00, 06/21/2019

The best-looking foldable phone of the year might launch sooner than expected Samsung’s Galaxy Fold might be the first foldable phone announced this year, but it will not be the first to hit stores. The phone’s original late April launch was canceled after reviewers discovered durability issues with the display, an...
05:16, 07/09/2019

Screen Grab: Freya Ridings Shares What's On Her Phone What does the most recent note that you wrote on your phone say? "It’s lyrics from a writing session mixed with a shopping list for chicken fajitas."...
05:16, 05/25/2019

If foldables don't work, Samsung may just wrap the display around the phone's top While Samsung may be prepping a foldable tablet that unfurls to the size of the large iPad Pro, and a Galaxy Fold successor with 8" double-bending display, it keeps patenting the future of foldable phones.The latest in its patent installments is a fi...
03:32, 05/02/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for using phone behind the wheel A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on Nov. 21.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Judge's ruling is bad for Qualcomm, good for phone manufacturers Back in May, Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Qualcomm's business practices are anti-competitive. The judge, already known for presiding over the iconic Apple v. Samsung patent trial sat through the FTC v. Qualcomm non-jury trial held earlier this year. Ju...
22:48, 07/03/2019

Latest HTC leak points towards outdated design on next phone The HTC U11+An unannounced HTC smartphone has been making appearances all over the web these past few months, and now the device has been certified in the brand’s home country of Taiwan. Typically, these filings don’t reveal much, but this isn’t the ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Ban it like Beckham: Phone costs soccer star right to drive LONDON (AP) — David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of his Bentley. A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former Manchester United and England soccer star holding a ph...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Foldable phone designs are already bizarre, but this one from Google is the weirdest yet By now, it should be clear that foldable phone design is something close to a Wild West of the handset space. None of the major manufacturers, from Samsung to Huawei, who’ve either trotted out or had their foldable designs leaked so far really ...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time The National Security Agency's phone data collection program experienced a glitch that caused it to over-collect records, months after agreeing to purge records from a similar incident....
17:16, 06/26/2019

Google's CallJoy is an AI phone operator for small businesses Around a year ago, Google unveiled Duplex, an AI-powered feature that can call businesses and book appointments for you. Ahead of this year's I/O, Google revealed the other half of the equation, a virtual customer service agent that can automati...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Toddler accidentally buys $430 couch on Amazon while playing with phone, mom says A California mother is warning others to lock down their Amazon accounts after her 2-year-old daughter purchased a $430 couch through her shopping app — with just one click....
11:32, 06/30/2019

Men plead not guilty in multi-million dollar phone scheme LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty in California to federal charges alleging they devised a $25 million scheme to illegally unlocked cellphones so they could be used on any carrier’s network. U.S. prosecutors said Monday that Ar...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Nubia’s slipped a whole cooling fan INSIDE its Red Magic 3 gaming phone It was only a matter of time, but it’s finally happened: yes, you got that right, someone’s put a PC-style cooling fan inside a phone. Say hello everyone to the Nubia Red Magic 3 – a phone so gamer-centric, it just threatened to teabag your dad. I me...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
01:32, 06/15/2019

Here’s the easiest way to find, lock, or wipe your lost Android phone Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Losing your phone always sucks, but in 2019, it’s easier than ever to make sure the loss isn’t permanent. For An...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Why Lindsey Vonn tweeted out phone number to millions of fans Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn sent fans into meltdown Wednesday night after posting her phone number on Twitter. The stunning 34-year-old then followed that up with a video message to deny she had been hacked but just wanted to hear from her fans. “Want...
13:00, 07/04/2019

WhatsApp to end support for Windows Phone, older Android and iOS versions WhatsApp has just confirmed that it will end support for Windows Phone, as well as some older versions of Android and iOS. Starting from December 31, 2019, WhatsApp for Windows Phone will stop working, while next year the developer will no longer sup...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Dutch police deployed amid major phone outage The Netherlands has been struck by a monumental telecommunications outage, prompting police to hit the streets. Authorities were unsure why it happened, but ruled out a hacking attack....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Connecticut considers making phone calls free for prisoners HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is considering legislation that would make it the first state in the country to make telephone calls free for prisoners. It would be following the lead of New York City, which began allowing free phone calls earlier...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Mobile switch: How I canceled Verizon and cut my phone bill in half After I made the last payment on a two-year Verizon device contract, I decided to take a closer look at my mobile bill. To my surprise, i discovered I was overpaying dramatically. Here's the checklist I used to cut my monthly bill by more than half....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Oppo may launch the world's first phone with under-display camera on June 26 There could be an exciting new technology milestone just around the corner, after an image which heavily suggests Oppo will launch a smartphone with a camera built under the display appeared online.According to an image posted on Weibo (a Chinese soc...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Huawei's next budget phone will feature a whopping four rear cameras The Huawei P20 Lite turned out to be a pretty decent seller for Huawei last year. So much so that it warranted a successor – the Huawei P30 Lite – just a couple of months ago. But in an apparent bid to further capitalize on the Huawei P20 Lite’s succ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Facebook makes reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone Facebook wants to make reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone. In fact, that's all you'll have to do. Thanks to a new feature, when you encounter a bug, you can simply shake your phone and file a report through a pop-up menu that will...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by three months Huawei will delay the launch of its much-touted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months, the latest setback for the company that was slapped with U.S. sanctions last month....
03:48, 06/14/2019

WhatsApp hacked after attackers install spyware on people’s phone Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
07:32, 05/14/2019

Has your Android phone or tablet been added to Netflix's HD or HDR certified list? Netflix today added 23 new devices to its list of phones and tablets (via Android Police) capable of streaming its videos in HD. Besides being certified to stream HD content from Netflix, a handset or slate must have a 720p screen or higher, and the ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in the fourth quarter Wireless carrier Sprint on Tuesday reported greater-than-feared losses in phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the company struggled to keep customers from going to larger rivals....
06:16, 05/08/2019

Samsung folding phone delayed after reviewers break them too easily Several people given early access to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, broke the screen after a day's use. Samsung now says it will delay the release of the device...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
07:32, 07/08/2019

The phone call that put Phil Neville on path to new glories with England Phil Neville is vying to be the first Englishman to lead his country into a World Cup Final since Sir Alf Ramsey in 1966 but, if some managers are born great, then Neville would fall into the category of having greatness thrust upon him....
06:32, 07/02/2019

Tired of smartphones? Company offers $1,000 to use flip phone for a week Frontier Communications announced a contest saying it will pay $1,000 for someone to use a flip phone in place of a smartphone for one week.       ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
04:32, 06/18/2019

Trump says did not raise election meddling with Putin in phone call U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concerns about Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Samsung's new 5x zoom camera may go in its 'most creative' 2019 phone instead of Note 10 If Huawei's access to Google services on Android ultimately gets blocked after the three-month "stay" of the White House executive order passes, Samsung may be the biggest beneficiary, according to 65% of the 1343 respondents in our survey. ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Meet the Google Pixel 3a: A midrange phone with a flagship camera for $399 The Pixel 3a. It looks just like a Pixel. [credit: Google ] MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—It's Google I/O keynote day, and as part of the slate of ...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Realme 64-Megapixel Camera Phone Confirmed, Will Launch in India First CEO Madhav Sheth shared a photo on Twitter of a landscape photo taken with the 64-megapixel GW1 camera with f1/1.72 aperture and mega 1.6µm pixel size....
02:00, 06/24/2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 Specifications Leaked Ahead of Official Launch Asus ROG Phone 2 has been spotted on TENAA with model number ASUS_I001DB, which earlier surfaced certification sites such as the US FCC, Wi-Fi Alliance, and 3C....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Fireworks, phone calls bother Argentina before Brazil semi Fireworks in the early hours of Tuesday burst near the hotel where Argentina players are staying for their Copa América semifinal against host Brazil       ...
08:48, 07/02/2019

America finally has an answer to Chinese phone prices, the Pixel 3a All major US carriers, with the notable exception of AT&T, sport a pretty pathetic by global standards phone roster to choose from. The midrange is especially hurt, as on Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint, it's usually last year's flagships from Samsung, A...
12:00, 05/10/2019

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
17:00, 07/09/2019

O2 Priority is relaunching and dishing out loads more freebies with O2 phone deals The famous O2 Priority promotion that gives away freebies to customers, is relaunching and as a result you have the chance to get some of the best benefits yet. These include tickets to the sold-out first week of the Stranger Things Secret Cinema and...
07:16, 07/09/2019

Deal: Grab a new Samsung Galaxy S10 series phone for as low as $575 on eBay Samsung is doing everything it can to make the Galaxy S10 series as appealing as possible, and the best way to do that is to offer great deals on the entire lineup. The most recent promotion allowed those who would like to buy a Galaxy S10 the possib...
17:32, 05/12/2019

Crazy good deal bundles Moto X4 with second phone and more for only $126 total As much as we dig the Moto G7 family (minus the G7 Play) and we're intrigued by the Motorola One Vision, we can't help but feel sad 2017's Moto X4 never received a sequel. The mid-range device didn't exactly shine in the photography department right ...
17:32, 05/12/2019

There’s absolutely no reason to buy this tiny Palm phone now that the Pixel 3a exists When Google finally unveiled its Pixel 3a smartphone lineup last month, I told you that the phone isn’t supposed to be an iPhone alternative, unless you have a really old iPhone. The Pixel 3a raises the bar for mid-range devices. It’s a p...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in Japan, U.K., as Phone Sales Are Suspended Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
08:48, 05/22/2019

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering murders and extortion from behind bars...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Save big on affordable new Samsung phone deals with Carphone Warehouse Samsung makes a lot of impressive devices, so it feels unfair for us to simply praise the Samsung Galaxy S10 series. Especially when Samsung's even newer 'A' series is absolutely dominating the mid-range market.For some, it's alwa...
07:32, 07/04/2019

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features th...
09:16, 06/17/2019

Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in fourth quarter Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported deeper losses than feared of monthly phone subscribers despite discount offerings, raising concerns that the wireless carrier may not be sustainable if its pending merger with T-Mobile is not approved....
18:48, 05/07/2019

| Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures Samsung Electronics has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay, according to people familiar with the matter say....
03:32, 07/03/2019

Foldable phone race heats up as Google enters the fold We’ve gone through a rollercoaster ride when it comes to foldable phones this year. Huawei and Samsung released their foldables the Mate X and the Galaxy Fold. Last month, the latter was involved in controversy after reviewers found their units break...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
15:48, 06/22/2019

New Honor 20 leak shows off the phone in a pink and white color We know the Honor 20 phones are coming on May 21, but we didn't know much about what they would look like... until now. A new leak shows off a subtle pink and white gradient backing for what we assume is the standard Honor 20.First posted to Wei...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Get an affordable 60GB mobile phone deal from Vodafone this weekend When it comes to choosing a new mobile phone deal, there are two main options to consider: small data caps at affordable prices or huge data plans at 'wow I might need to take on a second job' kind of pricing plans.While this has simply bec...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Spacey attorney seeks access to accuser's phone A lawyer for Kevin Spacey is accusing prosecutors of withholding information that could help the actor's case. Attorney Alan Jackson accused prosecutors of falsely denying they had access to information about the accuser's cellphone. (June ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

APNewsBreak: Ex-Governor’s Phone Seized In Flint Water Probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained t...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Nubia Red Magic 3 Gaming Phone With Turbo Fan Launched in India The Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming phone with in-built shoulder triggers and internal turbo fan has been launched in India. It has been priced starting at Rs. 35,999....
09:00, 06/17/2019

The Morning After: Oppo's under-screen camera kills phone notches Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! The latest company to hitch a ride on Amazon Prime is eBay, promising its own deals if Amazon's site goes down. Elsewhere, Oppo is trying to make pinhole and notch phones' displays...
05:48, 06/27/2019

BJP Attacks Rahul Gandhi For Using Phone In Parliament, Congress Objects The Congress raised strong objections on Thursday to the comments made by BJP leaders on Rahul Gandhi using his mobile phone during President Ram Nath Kovind's address to a joint sitting of both......
12:48, 06/20/2019

Pelosi, Trump spoke by phone about reconciling border aid funding U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump on Wednesday to try to reconcile the different congressional approaches to border aid funding, a Senate Democratic aide said....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament Igors Rausis, 58, caught cheating during Strasbourg OpenGrandmaster says he’s retired after confessing in statementThe International Chess Federation says it has suspended a player at a tournament in France after the man was “caught red-handed using ...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs. Black Shark 2: Gaming flagships face off I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that just about all modern flagship smartphones are starting to look very, very similar. An edge-to-edge display up front, a few camera lenses on the back and — bam! — you’ve reached t...
12:00, 05/15/2019

End of the Wallet: Phone-Based Driver's Licenses and MetroCards Are Put to the Test After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until physical wallets go the way of the change purse....
13:32, 06/27/2019

Xiaomi to launch Mi A3 on July 17, Phone's Live Images Leaked Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the Mi A3 will be launched at an event on July 17. Moreover, alleged hands-on images of the phone have been leaked....
05:48, 07/15/2019

Best free Android games to play on your phone or tablet in 2019 Smartphones are the pocket computers that we used to dream of back in the 90s and early 00s. Not only are they great for browsing the Internet, chatting, and emailing on the go, but they can run a game pretty well on their own.And games there are! To...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Realme 64-Megapixel Camera Phone With Quad Cameras Showcased Realme CEO Madhav Sheth recently confirmed that the company is working on a phone that will integrate Samsung's 64-megapixel GW1 sensor, and that it will launch in India first....
00:48, 06/25/2019

A Sony Xperia phone with six rear cameras is reportedly coming Mockup renderThe LG V50 ThinQ has three cameras on the rear while the upcoming Galaxy Note 10 Pro is expected to debut with four. The Nokia 9 PureView currently holds the crown for most rear cameras with a total of five. But if a new leak is to be be...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Horns Are Growing on Young People's Skulls Due to Phone Use: Research New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls - bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head....
22:48, 06/20/2019

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance reportedly wants to launch its own phone ByteDance is likely on your phone through its colony of popular apps like TikTok or Helo. Now it wants to make a phone of its own. Yes, you read that right. According to a new report by The Financial Times, the Beijing-based social media company is d...
09:16, 05/27/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser's phone sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
17:32, 06/19/2019

Check out this crazy phone that has a camera hiding inside the screen This prototype phone from Oppo shows how a front-facing camera can hide beneath the screen, alleviating any need for a notch or hole-punch to let the camera sensor through....
07:16, 06/26/2019

| Aussie Tupou 'ready' for Boks despite Joburg phone snatch Australia prop Taniela Tupou says he is fine to take on South Africa despite a minor struggle with an assailant after his telephone was stolen in Johannesburg....
10:00, 07/14/2019

How gumballs, Luke Wilson and a phone ad morphed into a quirky play Rare is the play whose title tells you exactly what to expect. “The Ferryman”? There’s not even a ferry. “To Kill a Mockingbird”? No bird. But “Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson” delivers everything it promises: hard candies and, if not the “Old Schoo...
15:32, 06/27/2019

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
11:16, 05/15/2019

Samsung could soon break camera resolution record... with a mid-range phone The Galaxy A70 comes with a 32 + 8 + 5MP triple lens setupSamsung's mid-range smartphone lineup is larger and more diverse than ever, as the world's top mobile device vendor faces intensifying competition in key markets like India and China from Huaw...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Samsung is working on a rollable phone display, because the foldable one worked so well Samsung still has the consumer tech world waiting to see if the company will actually make good on its ambitious plan to launch a foldable smartphone, something it had planned to do on April 26 and scuttled at the last minute because of a slew of pro...
10:48, 06/11/2019

UK police order rape victims to hand over phone data Under a new policy in Britain, rape victims must turn over their mobile devices to police or risk having their cases dropped. The change has outraged rights advocates, who say it will deter people from reporting crimes....
11:48, 05/01/2019

ASUS made a souped-up gaming phone… so I used it to play Snake With phones getting endlessly more powerful, it sometimes feel like a pointless arms race. Like, what do we need all that juice for? Faster scrolling on Instagram? 3D GIFS? Fucking Animoji? Well, with its beefed up ROG phone, ASUS has an answer: gami...
10:16, 05/02/2019

Galaxy Note 10 tipped to pack a camera feature no other phone has The Galaxy Note 10 already has a rumored announcement date, and we’re getting quite close to the launch of one of the most exciting phones of the second half of 2019. That also means more of its secrets will be spilled in the coming weeks, long...
13:48, 06/20/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the situation with tele...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
18:32, 05/22/2019

Huawei executive says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
22:48, 06/10/2019

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls, but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
16:48, 06/20/2019

Don’t charge your phone overnight: the expert guide to using electricity safely Can you change a lightbulb if you don’t know whether it’s on or not? And what’s the best way to remove toast stuck in the toaster? The parents of an 11-year-old boy in Staffordshire were shocked to find that his tablet, after being left to charge on ...
09:16, 06/26/2019

Vivo Z5x Is the Company's First Phone With a Hole-Punch Selfie Camera Vivo Z5x on Friday made its debut in China. Vivo Z5x is the company's first smartphone with a hole-punch selfie camera and comes with features like a massive 5,000mAh battery....
07:32, 05/24/2019

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it a...
08:48, 06/11/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is the company's first super-fast internet phone, coming soon The just-announced OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro aren't capable of connecting to a 5G network, but the company has revealed a version of the handsets that will make use of next-gen connectivity tech.The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G has been confirmed, but the...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Black Shark 2 gaming phone enters India starting at Rs 39,999 Xiaomi backed Black Shark has finally launched its second generation gaming phone, the Black Shark 2 in India on Monday. The phone packs in powerful hardware that will easily satiate a gamer's hunger. There is a dearth of dedicated gaming phones...
01:16, 05/28/2019

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion o...
20:16, 05/24/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware on your phone with one call Facebook shared a security advisory on Monday, May 13th warning WhatsApp users that an “advanced cyber actor” has been spreading spyware through the app by taking advantage of a buffer overflow vulnerability. All that it took to install t...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Google quietly shelves custom Pixel phone cases Google's Pixel 3a might have been good news for fans of mid-range phones, but it marked the death knell for one of the company's signature phone features: its customizable cases. The 9to5Google crew has discovered that Google axed the pers...
23:32, 05/19/2019

Trump Says He Discussed the ‘Russian Hoax’ in Phone Call With Putin The conversation took place shortly after the release of the special counsel’s report documenting Russian efforts to tilt the 2016 election in President Trump’s direction....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can be tucked behind the display area, according to Sou...
00:16, 05/17/2019

How to play Google’s addictive Wimbledon game on your phone or desktop July means the tennis world is abuzz with action and drama, as the Wimbledon final approaches. As a nod to this epic sporting event, Google has released a hidden tennis game you can play on your browser or phone. Here’s what you have to do to find it...
04:00, 07/12/2019

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US Verizon just launched the Galaxy S10 5G, but Samsung is hardly the only company putting out 5G smartphones this year. International carriers have also started rolling out 5G networks and compatible smartphones, and UK carriers are the latest ones to ...
14:32, 05/17/2019

The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend. If you don't know what SIM swapping is and whether or not it could be used to attack your email or bank account, then we know which article you should read next. Beyond that, we...
07:32, 06/29/2019

Forget the Galaxy Note 10: Samsung is making a more affordable 5G phone The Galaxy Note 10 is launching soon, complete with a brand new design and a few novel features, but this Samsung flagship will be at least as expensive as the Galaxy S10 series that launched earlier this year. And if you’re gunning for a 5G ve...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Digital un-transformation: Commonwealth backs Victoria's school phone ban Minister for Education Dan Tehan said it would be 'wonderful' if other states and territories followed Victoria's announcement to ban mobile phone use during school hours....
01:00, 06/26/2019

NSA improperly collected US phone call data after saying problem was fixed The National Security Agency improperly collected phone call records of Americans last fall, months after a previous breach.       ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will s...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Canelo Álvarez Seems To Have Lost Gennady Golovkin's Phone Number Middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez released a statement Wednesday announcing that, for the first time since 2015, he will not be fighting his traditional bout on Mexican Independence Day weekend in September. Álvarez—who’s generally a safe bet to b...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Phone of Kevin Spacey accuser sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
14:32, 06/19/2019

Telstra has massively overhauled its phone plans – no more contracts or leasing Telstra has been promising to shake up its plan offerings for some time now, and today the telco finally delivered. Similar to Vodafone's big overhaul in 2017, Telstra has completely removed lock-in contracts from its range of options.The Aussie...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Oppo shows off the world's first phone with Under-Screen Camera technology First came the loathed notch. Then Samsung (and Huawei) started drilling actual holes into the screens of their high-end (and even mid-range) devices to move one step closer to the bezelless dream. Pop-ups and sliders are also a thing nowadays, despi...
03:48, 06/26/2019

How to stop a nosebleed Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor....
21:32, 05/17/2019

Stop Asking Couples When They’re Going to Have a Kid (or Another Kid) Maybe you can’t wait to have grand-babies to spoil. Or maybe you’re thinking about having kids and are wondering what everyone else’s timeline is. Maybe your co-worker just got married and you’ve already made small talk about their all-inclusive trop...
09:16, 05/02/2019

I Can't Stop Laughing at This Few things are funny anymore, except New York mayor and nonsense presidential candidate Bill de Blasio, who is always funny. Case in point: today....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Redmi Note 7S Is Xiaomi's Upcoming 48-Megapixel Camera Phone for India Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S launch in India has been confirmed by Xiaomi's Manu Kumar Jain through a tweet. Redmi Note 7S will feature a 48-megapixel camera, the company also confirmed....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.        ...
09:32, 06/06/2019

iFixit’s Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals how the phone is dying These plastic bezels and their "light adhesive" are all that hold the display on to the Galaxy Fold. It might be delayed for at least a month, but Samsung's futuristic Galaxy Fold has hit the iFixit Teardown ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Could Your Cell Phone Really Crash Your Flight? On 2 Popular Boeing Jets, There’s a Risk U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes. More than 1,300 jets registered in the U.S. were equi...
06:16, 07/18/2019

Lee Westwood has great response after fan's cell phone rings during swing Maybe Westwood should be asking golf fans why they can't turn up at tournaments with their phones already on silent. After all, it isn't rocket science.        ...
11:16, 06/21/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the attackers run a "de facto shadow IT department"....
08:16, 06/25/2019

The 18,000mAh Energizer phone dies an undignified death after funding failure The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, an Energizer phone with a massive 18,000mAh battery, has finally finished ringing its death knell, after a wildly unsuccessful Indiegogo campaign saw it receive only 1% of the required funding.The massive handset was...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Samsung just launched a phone with a triple-lens camera that rotates for selfies While you wait for the Galaxy Note 10 to come out, you might want to check out Samsung’s latest phone. On Monday, the South Korean giant launched a device that features three cameras on the back, and three on the front, but not at the same time...
02:48, 07/02/2019

Galaxy Note 10’s signature feature prevents it from being a much better phone, insider claims When the Galaxy Note launched in 2011, it had two outstanding features that helped it stand out from the crowd of Android handsets that tried to compete against the iPhone. The Note had a bigger screen than anything else available, and it packed a bu...
05:16, 07/09/2019

Oppo shows off a selfie camera hidden beneath a phone display Smartphone companies are trying really hard to get rid of the notch by accommodating the selfie camera in many different ways: pop-up modules, flip-up camera, and sliding camera modules. Now, Oppo today announced through a tweet that it’s working on ...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequent crowdfunding campaign has crashed and burned, as The Verge points out....
08:00, 04/30/2019

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy comp...
07:48, 06/14/2019

No Gorilla Glass on the Pixel 3a. What is Asahi Dragontrail and will my phone scratch up easily? When Google announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, it really shattered expectations. We were getting rumors about light editions of the tech giant's latest flagships, but their price point was so aggressive, many predict they will truly shake up the...
23:16, 05/17/2019

Vivo iQoo Neo Gaming Phone With Triple Rear Cameras, Up to 8GB RAM Unveiled Vivo iQoo Neo smartphone is official. Unlike the Vivo iQoo and Vivo iQoo 5G, which are already a part of the company iQoo lineup and high-end phones. the new Vivo iQoo Neo is a mid-range device....
00:16, 07/03/2019

Oculus Quest review: standalone $399 VR headset is a winner that ditches PC and phone Oculus announced that it has begun taking preorders for Quest, and that this $399 self-contained virtual reality headset will is coming May 21.        ...
10:48, 04/30/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billlion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
15:00, 06/23/2019

Canadian authorities deny searching phone of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou An RCMP-CBSA response to a civil lawsuit says a border officer asked Meng for her phone numbers and passwords in case he was required to search the devices for customs or immigration purposes. It says neither border officials nor RCMP officers examin...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18932 from the 20H1 branch with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
21:16, 07/03/2019

Honor 20: Huawei Android phone launch defies Donald Trump Huawei announces cut-price premium phones with quad cameras and top-end chipsHuawei’s Honor is trying to dominate the increasingly crowded cut-price premium phone market with the launch of two new top-spec phones, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro, flyin...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 will catch up to Razer Phones with key screen technology upgrade Asus is quickly ramping up the buzz-building efforts for the company's sophomore gaming smartphone effort, which was only recently confirmed for a firm July release (at least in China) in partnership with Tencent Games, which will provide special "op...
02:00, 06/12/2019

SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese manufacturer by Washington....
00:16, 05/22/2019

Chess player allegedly caught cheating with phone in bathroom during tournament Chess grandmaster Igors Rausis was "caught red-handed using his phone during a game" and has been suspended as a result.       ...
09:32, 07/15/2019

David Beckham Receives A 6 Month Driving Ban For Using Mobile Phone Behind The Wheel English footballer David Beckham has been handed a six-month driving ban for using his mobile when he was behind the wheel. The former England captain pleaded guilty to the charge after he was......
02:48, 05/11/2019

Heather Mills receives apology and payout in phone-hacking case Ex-model receives ‘substantial’ payout as she settles case against News of the WorldHeather Mills has received an apology at the high court after settling her phone-hacking case against the News of the World in return for a substantial financial payo...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Creep drops phone into bathroom stall while recording woman: police A clumsy creep hid inside a bathroom at a Staten Island bakery and filmed a woman as she used the loo — then dropped his cellphone as he peered over the stall, police sources told The Post Wednesday. Juan Linares, 39, allegedly hid inside the m...
15:16, 06/05/2019

Golf: Phone call from Trump buoys Barbasol leader Herman Jim Herman played with precision to make a president proud, matching his career-best score on the PGA Tour with a 10-under-par 62 in the third round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Saturday....
19:32, 07/20/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
03:32, 06/24/2019

Samsung's Profit Falls Amid Delays for Galaxy Fold Phone Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 57% decline in first-quarter net profit, as the technology giant wrestles with a postponed rollout of its foldable-screen phone and decreased demand for its memory chips....
18:32, 04/29/2019

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was given out instead....
20:32, 06/25/2019

AI predicts college student stress from phone sensor and questionnaire data In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI system that taps mobile phone and questionnaire data to predict student stress levels.Read More...
12:16, 06/28/2019

Living with a huge, 5000mAh-battery phone, and why 1000-dollar phones don't have one A couple of weeks ago, my SIM card found itself inside a phone quite unlike the rest. I switched to the Asus ZenFone 6, a Snapdragon 855-powered phone that stands out with its no-notch display, flippy camera module, and $499 starting price. But its b...
07:32, 05/27/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

These Samsung phone deals are worth a look if you're scared of Galaxy Note 10 pricing Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 might now be just around the corner (August 7, to be precise) but considering it is rumoured to be coming with a price tag of £1,000+, it is likely to be taking a graceful leap over most users' budgets.Luckil...
09:49, 07/06/2019

Vladimir Putin to hold national phone-in after Russians charged over MH17 Newscasters will cautiously press Russian president on the economy, protests and foreign relations in choreographed eventRussian President Vladimir Putin will address the nation in a live televised broadcast on Thursday, one day after a Dutch-led inv...
00:00, 06/20/2019

BSP Leader Abused Over Phone, Gave Death Threats: Upendra Tiwari A case has been filed against a Bahujan Samaj Party leader today after a Uttar Pradesh minister complained that he was given death threats, the police said....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ab...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Leaker says a mysterious new Samsung phone will be even more exciting than the Galaxy Fold and Note 10 After teasing that smartphone design will see some sort of breakthrough in the second half of the year, and after telling us the Galaxy Note 10 will not be a Galaxy S10 lookalike, the world’s top Samsung insider is back with a new cryptic messa...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Russia Says President Trump Initiated Long Phone Call With Putin President Donald Trump initiated a lengthy call with his Russian counterpart on Friday, in which Vladimir Putin urged sanctions relief for North Korea and warned against interference in Venezuela, the Russian embassy in Washington said. The leaders&...
15:16, 05/04/2019

These latest iPhone XR deals are pure class - free phone and big data on EE For a select group of people it's an EE phone deal or nothing when it comes to switching devices. Considering EE's position as the UK's fastest 4G network, this is an idea we completely understand. But the one downside of this loyalty ...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the best crowdfunding projects around, so you know which ones to consider backing – and which to avoid. Ou...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Happy 10th anniversary to the Samsung Galaxy, Sammy's first Android phone We already told you that 12 years ago this very day, Apple launched the iPhone. June 29th also marks the 10th anniversary of another important smartphone launch; on this date in 2009, Samsung launched the Galaxy. The phone had been unveiled in April ...
16:32, 06/29/2019

Skripal poisoning suspects received mystery phone call following attack Detectives think pair may have been awaiting signal that operation had been successful before returning homeThe Russian men suspected of poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury received a phone call after returning to London on the day of the...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone makers.Read More...
06:00, 05/20/2019

What the unexpected Pixel 4 teaser tells us about the fourth-gen Google flagship phone We’ve been bombarded with Pixel 4 rumors for the past few days now, but nobody could have seen coming what Google did on Wednesday. The company went to social media to post actual images of the Pixel 4 several months in advance of the phone&rsq...
04:32, 06/13/2019

Samsung Is Delaying the Galaxy Fold After Reports the Foldable Phone Was Breaking (Bloomberg) — Samsung Electronics Co. will delay the planned launch Friday of its first foldable smartphone until at least next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Galaxy Fold, priced at almost $...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Photos Of Mumbai Doctor's Suicide Note Found In Her Phone: Report Photos of the purported suicide note left behind by Payal Tadvi, a doctor at a civic hospital in Mumbai who killed herself after alleged casteist slurs by her senior colleagues, have been recovered......
14:00, 07/05/2019

Oklahoma boys' lemonade stand robbed, phone stolen, police say A group of boys in Oklahoma who turned to a summertime staple to make extra cash ended up becoming victims of a crime when a man robbed their lemonade stand....
14:32, 06/19/2019

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18936 from the 20H1 branch with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
23:16, 07/10/2019

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
12:48, 06/03/2019

Young people growing ‘horns’ on the back of their skulls from phone use: Study A study shows that young people are growing horn-like bone spurs at the base of their head, and researchers believe that the appendages are a result of cellphone use....
15:32, 06/20/2019