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Google’s Waze accused of stealing data from rival traffic app

Traffic app startup PhantomAlert this week filed a lawsuit against rival service Waze claiming it stole some of its data prior to being acquired by Google. PhantomAlert's boss said his entrepreneurial dreams have been "crushed."

Business

Runtastic’s Moment smartwatch wraps modern tech in a classic design

Wearables either try to do too much or are just too ugly. The Runtastic Moment isn't either. It's a stylish watch that can track your steps, distance, calories burned, sleep, and more.

Wearables

Google’s new Street View app lets you add panoramic imagery and browse collections

Whether you're an armchair traveler or someone who loves to get out there and explore, Google's new Street View app has something for everyone. The new Android and iOS software offers a collection of fabulous curated content, and even lets you contribute.

Mobile

The first public preview of Firefox for iOS is here – if you live in New Zealand

If you're an iPhone user unhappy with your current crop of mobile browsers, then hold tight, Firefox for iOS is just around the corner. Mozilla rolled out the first public preview of the software on Thursday, though you have to be in New Zealand to try it.

Mobile

ZTE’s low-price, high-tech Axon smartphone is going on sale internationally

ZTE has announced the Axon smartphone will be sold internationally at the end of September. The The Axon Elite comes with a low price and a high spec, including a combination of voice, fingerprint, and eye scanning security technology.

Mobile

JBL drops a headphone bonanza on the IFA crowd in Berlin

JBL shows off a deluge of new headphones at IFA 2015, including three new series, the Everest, Reflect, and Grip. With everything from customizable noise cancelling, to Bluetooth wireless sharing, and sweat resistant exteriors, there's something for everyone.

Music

Apple Music still has ‘homework’ to do to work out kinks, says key executive

In a recent interview, an Apple Music exec explained that the team is still working out some serious kinks in the system, explaining that there is plenty of work to be done before the system is running on all cylinders.

Music

IFA Day 2: A retina-scanning phone, Logitech’s home remote, 4K UHD Blu-ray

The second of IFA 2015's two press days came with a few pleasant surprises, including the first 4K UHD Blu-ray player, a retina-scanning smartphone, and a remote that will control your entire house.

IFA

Android Auto isn’t good enough for Galaxy phones, Samsung will push Car Mode instead

Samsung phones already work with Android Auto, but the Korean giant wants to push its refreshed Car Mode instead. Users can connect their Galaxy phones to car infotainment systems via MirrorLink or use a standalone mode.

Cars

Samsung’s rumored 18.4-inch tablet may be called the Galaxy View

According to the latest rumors, Samsung is prepping a tablet with a massive 18.4-inch display to compete with Apple's expected iPad Pro. It very could be the Galaxy View that was teased at IFA 2015.

Mobile

T-Mobile brings free video calls to mobile

T-Mobile has announced video calls are coming directly to their phones' dialers. The Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 will be the first to receive the update, coming to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge later in the year.

Mobile

Google's OnHub makes your home Wi-Fi awesome, no IT degree needed

Google’s first foray into networking brings big features, high-end hardware, and a new app. Can it compete with other routers in its tax bracket?

  • Pros: Excellent feature set , Setup couldn’t be easier…
  • Cons: One Ethernet port , Limited administration options

Verizon Wireless gets rid of monthly fee for smartphone users live streaming NFL games

Verizon Wireless is dropping a charge for football fans. Smartphone users will be able to live stream NFL games for free this season. Previously, most customers had to pay $5 per month.

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