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Wearables

Is that a charger in your pants? BauBax’s smart clothing juices up gadgets wirelessly

BauBox's new Kickstarter campaign promises to deliver vests, pants, and purses that wirelessly charge your smartphone on the go. They're compatible with the Qi standard. You can back the campaign now to get yours.
Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 Active: How does the S7's rugged sibling stack up?

Samsung has released the Galaxy S7 in a variety of different iterations, including the Galaxy S7 and S7 Active, a more rugged and durable version of the former. But just how do they stack up? Check out our in-depth comparison to find out.
Mobile

Break out your wallets: Lenovo's Moto G4 is up for pre-order in the U.S. for $200

Motorola and new owner Lenovo have announced the Moto G4, Moto G4 Play, and the Moto G4 Plus, three new affordable smartphones that shun basic specifications, and pack in useful features and plenty of power. You can now pre-order them in…
Mobile

Encrypted messaging app Wire now lets you share your location with contacts

Encrypted messaging app Wire, backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis, now lets you share your location. All the conversation content in the app is end-to-end encrypted, and you can now set a compromise location where everyone in your thread…
Android Army

Parking and traffic problems could soon be alleviated with Sidewalk Labs' Flow

Flow is a tool built by Sidewalk Labs, a startup owned by Alphabet, Inc. Documents show that Sidewalk Labs has proposed the smart city tool to the city of Columbus, Ohio, to better direct its traffic and parking.
Photography

Snap and edit pictures like a pro with these great Android photo apps

They say the best camera is the one in your pocket. That said, check out a selection of our favorite photo-editing apps for Android, whether you need to crop a photo or outfit it with a old-school filter.
Mobile

Samsung patent filing gives clues to future of ‘Ahead,’ its Google-Glass-like device

Samsung has made a patent filing that may reveal the future direction of its a Google Glass-like device, called Ahead. The filing indicates it will have a tailor-made operating system.
Computing

Google ups its classroom cred with Cast for Education and Quizzes

Google has launched a slew of new tools for education and teachers, including quizzes in Google Forms, and Cast for Education, which allows students to cast their screens to their teacher's projector (with permission, of course)
Virtual Reality

Epson peers into the future with the BT-300 augmented reality headset

Epson thinks augmented reality is the future -- but the company is bringing it to the present. We tried out the BT-300 AR headset to see if it’s as good as Epson says.
Mobile

Unlike a Nexus, Google will build its first smartphone on its own

To curb Android fragmentation, Google could produce its first smartphone by the end of this year. Unlike the search giant's line of Nexus devices, this would be built ground up by Google itself.
Mobile

Maintain your health and mind with these 15 medical apps

You use your smartphone for everything, you might as well use it to take care of your physical well being. Check out this list of medical apps to find a prescription or diagnose yourself.
Mobile

A smartphone costing just $4 starts shipping this week

It's the budget phone of all budget phones, one so cheap that when it was announced earlier this year, many dismissed it as a joke or a scam. But four months on, the $4 Freedom 251 smartphone is about to start shipping.