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$17K Apple Watch is ‘missing integrity and substance,’ asserts maker of $13K phones

With the $17,000 Watch Edition, Apple has moved on from its premium status to become a luxury brand. We sat down with Vertu, makers of luxury smartphones, and talked about how it viewed Apple's latest creation, and if it was planning a…
Mobile

Alcatel OneTouch aims for the low-end with the $150 Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro on T-Mobile

T-Mobile introduced the Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro, a 4G LTE-enabled smartphone that will only cost you $150. If you're interested in the smartphone, the Pop Astro is currently available for purchase.
Mobile

Indiegogo cancels modular phone project without an explanation

Google's Project Ara isn't the only modular smartphone we can expect to see launch this year. Meet Fonkraft, a new modular phone that's cheap, easily modified, and expected to be ready in September.
Mobile

ZTE Nubia Z9 gets certified in China with a mind-boggling 8GB of RAM … wait, what?

The ZTE Nubia Z9 finally surfaces in the form of TENNA certification, though according to China's version of the FCC, the phone's specifications are ridiculous: 8GB of RAM. Could it be a typo? We'll have to wait to find out.
Mobile

LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: Which Android phone should you buy?

We compare LG's latest flagship to the current forerunner, the Galaxy S6. It's not as close a competition as you might think, especially when it comes to the display and camera.
Mobile

Sony’s mobile division continues to drown, but the overall outlook remains positive

In its latest fiscal results for the fiscal year 2014, Sony revealed its mobile division continues to flounder. Fortunately, it isn't enough for the company to predict a net income and increased operating profits for 2015.
Mobile

6 Galaxy S6 Edge problems, and how to deal with them

If your new smartphone joy is being disrupted, then you need to find a solution. This is a roundup of commonly reported Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge problems, with workarounds and potential fixes to try.
Computing

Google’s new Password Alert extension for Chrome guards against phishing

Google has released a new open-source extension for Chrome that's designed to guard users against phishing attacks by detecting forged logins and encrypting your credentials.
Mobile

Peer into the future of Chrome with the developer version, now available on Android

As of today, the Dev channel for the Chrome browser is available in the Google Play Store. This version of the browser is a peek into the future of Chrome, where new features are tested before they’re deemed fit for consumption by the…
Mobile

Windows 10 can almost run Android and iPhone apps

Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will make it possible for developers to port their Android apps to Windows. Instead of using software emulation, these apps will be integrated into Windows, giving them access to Windows features.
Mobile

It’s official: The HTC One M8 is getting Sense 7 in August

One of the best features of the HTC One M9 is its Sense 7 UI. HTC fans who didn't make the upgrade are sure to be happy, as Sense is now coming to the HTC One M8 in a software update in August.