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Ilumi’s Smartstrip can light up the night with LEDs controlled via smartphone

Ilumi's Smartstrip, the "industry's first" multicolor LED lighting strip certified for outdoor use, can achieve an impressive range of hues and tones. It launches on Kickstarter first, with broader availability to come in December .

LG is preparing to build flexible POLED displays for cars

LG has started planning to ramp up production of the plastic OLED, or POLED display, which will eventually be used in the building of devices like wearables, phones, and even in cars.

Catch ’em all! Pokémon Go is rolling out to Android and iOS right now

Surprise! Pokémon Go has begun rolling out to both Android and iOS in certain markets. While some can't access the game just yet, it should show up at some point in the very near future.

Blu Energy XL is a beast of a phone that packs a 5,000mAh beast of a battery

Blu unveiled the Energy Xl, the company's latest unlocked phone that you likely won't hold one-handed, but also likely won't need to charge for a while. The Energy XL is currently available for purchase through Amazon.
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The Zore X smart gun lock will notify your phone if your firearm gets moved

The Zore X smart gun lock lets you unlock your gun remotely via a mobile app, and can even alert you if a person is tampering with your weapon. Its Indiegogo campaign has already raised 294 percent of its funding goal with month…

Fix for OnePlus 3's screen, RAM issues will be delayed

Reviews of the OnePlus 3 have so far been pretty good, but there have been some issues. Both the RAM and screen issues will be fixed in an upcoming update, despite the fact that co-founder Carl Pei isn't too happy about reviews.

“HummingBad,” a new Android malware, has infected more than 10 million devices

"HummingBad," a new Android malware, has infected more than 10 million devices worldwide, according to a new report by cybersecurity firm Check Point. It's generating more than $4 million a year in fraudulent advertising revenue.

Meem Cable automatically backs up your phone while charging

What if your charging cable doubled up as a secure physical backup for your phone? That’s the idea behind the Meem cable for iPhone and Android. We tried it out to see how well it works and if it's worth your money.

5 futuristic phones that were ahead of their time, but still flopped

Sometimes the best ideas fail to take off simply because the timing isn’t right. These phones all brought something new and influential to the table, for instance, but ultimately failed to capitalize on it.

Silent Circle pulls its warrant canary, says it’s a ‘business decision’

Silent Circle has removed its warrant canary, but the company says that doesn't mean it has received a warrant for user data. We have reached out to Silent Circle for more information.

Samsung rolls out the budget-friendly Galaxy Wide smartphone in South Korea

Samsung is out with another budget smartphone -- this time it seems as though the company took inspiration from itself via another budget device. The Galaxy Wide resembles the Galaxy On7 down to the model number.

Huawei implied photo shot on 5DMIII was captured with its P9 smartphone

Huawei has come under fire after EXIF data revealed that an image it claimed was shot on its P9 smartphone was actually captured with a Canon 5D Mark III and 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens.