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Underdog app Infltr is first to bring photo filters to iOS messaging platform

Filter fans no longer have to swap between apps and the iOS text message app -- Infltr is the first app powering filters directly inside iMessage. The new update also adds video filter capability.
Mobile

Supreme Court rules unanimously for Samsung in patent battle against Apple

Samsung and Apple have been at each other's throats for the better part of six years. The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated damages levied by a lower court, effectively ruling in favor of Samsung.
Mobile

Mophie’s new battery case for iPhone 7 can charge wirelessly

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have better battery life over their predecessors, but if you find yourself still running out of juice, Mophie wants to help with a case that doubles as a battery pack.
Gaming

Starbucks promotion may offer 'Pokémon Go' players a new monster

Pokémon Go players may be able to earn a brand new Pokémon at Starbucks locations around the country later this week, if leaked documents supposedly distributed to staff members are to be believed.
Mobile

The new and improved Google app makes it easier to keep track of recommendations, reminders, and interests

The new and improved Google app makes it easier to keep track of your interests by dividing reminders, info, and recommendations into two sections: "feed" and "upcoming." It's rolling out to Android users first, with an iOS version to come.
Mobile

Samsung Gear S2 gets another update

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch will soon get a big software update. The highlights include a recommended app screen and custom watch faces, plus an updated weather and clock interface and new voice assistance features.
Mobile

Android 7.1.1 update rolls out for Verizon Pixel and Pixel XL devices

Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here, but it's only available for select devices. We've reached out to most device manufacturers to find out when and if your smartphone is getting it. Here's everything you need to know.
Outdoors

Finally! A pickpocket-proof backpack you can fall asleep on the subway with

Tired of worrying if someone’s about to steal from your backpack? The RiutBag takes all that concern away, because the openings are all against your back, not facing the crowds behind you.
Photography

iPhone shots too dark? This phone case has built-in LEDs for smartphone photography

LuMee's original smartphone case designed to light selfies and video chats is getting s big upgrade with both front and rear-facing lights. The company says the dual sided lights provide soft, red-eye free lighting.
Cars

Navdy partnering with Harman to sell its heads-up display at retail worldwide

Navdy, makers of the eponymous heads-up device for cars, has entered a distribution partnership with Harman International that'll see Navdy units sold at retail around the world.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

Samsung’s smart new Gear S3 watch bands mean you’re no longer strapped for choice

Samsung has teamed up with two strap design companies to provide official straps for the Gear S3 smartwatch. Ranging in price from $30 to $110, there are plenty of colors and styles to choose from.