Google Introduces Phone, Wi-Fi and Home Hubs to Compete With Apple and Amazon
In a bid to take a bite out of Apple and send Amazon up the proverbial creek, Google today introduced new hardware that will directly compete with its rivals' signature products. With the introduction of a new phone and smart speaker, Google is taking on its Silicon Valley competitors and also
Beware the Pitfalls of Emoji Use Across Platforms
Not all emoji are created equal, especially if you're messaging a friend with a different kind of phone. The Unicode Consortium, the group overseeing emoji standards across platforms, provides a description for each emoji, such as a "grinning face with smiling eyes." From there, Apple , Google and
How to Prolong Your Cellphone’s Battery (Hint: You Don’t Need to Close Your Apps)
You are so disciplined about closing apps on your cellphone to preserve battery life, but now, a shocker. According to the Apple blog 9to5Mac, an iPhone user emailed Apple CEO Tim Cook a question that's top of mind for many iPhone users: “Do you quit your iOS multitasking apps frequently and is
Tips to Prolong Your Cellphone's Battery Life
An expert says open apps may not be the cause of the drain on your phone's battery after all.
Cambridge Study Finds Dangerous Vulnerabilities on Android Devices
A Recent study from the University of Cambridge finds vulnerabilities due to lack of security patches.
Stagefright 2.0: How Bug Targets Android Devices
The second coming of the Stagefright bug is here. Less than two months after Google patched the vulnerability affecting Android devices, security research firm Zimperium said it has discovered a second vulnerability that it's dubbing Stagefright 2.0. "Meet Stagefright 2.0, a set of two
iPhone 6s Best Deals From Wireless Carriers
T-Mobile offers $5 a month leasing, Sprint offers $1 a month leasing with trade in of iPhone 6.
Google Unveils Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P Smartphones
Google unveiled two new Nexus smartphones today at an event in San Francisco boasting internal improvements, including an additional security later allowing apps to use a fingerprint identification system. The Huawei-made Nexus 6P is a full-metal bodied Nexus device with a 5.7-inch display, making
Google Reveals New Nexus 6P and 5X Smartphones
The two new smartphones revealed during an event in San Francisco are available for pre-order in the U.S. today.
Google Will Pay Anyone Who Finds Security Problem in Android
Cyber security sleuths looking to earn some extra cash may want to set their sights on finding vulnerabilities in Google's Android operating system. The search giant announced a bug bounty program this week for information on security holes uncovered in the Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet. The