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No, Huawei hasn’t forgotten about the P9 Lite, but it’s missing the P9’s best feature

The P9 Lite has joined the P9 and P9 Plus in Huawei's new 2016 range, but it comes with a few key differences that make upgrading to the P9 highly advisable, mainly due to its lack of Leica camera. Here's everything you need to know about…
Mobile

Do you want Jolla’s swish new smartphone? Tough luck, you can’t have one

Jolla, the company responsible for Android alternative OS Sailfish, has a new phone called the Jolla C. The limited edition device comes as part of a new developer-led initiative to boost interest in the software, and the program has…
Mobile

The wait is over, the dual-lens, big-screen Leica-tuned Huawei P9 Plus is yours to buy

Rumors are gathering that Huawei is working on the successor to the P8, it's gorgeous 2015 flagship smartphone. The Huawei P9's announcement is expected soon, and here's everything we think we know about it.
Web

Facebook and Microsoft dive underwater to lay a new internet cable to Europe

In an effort to keep up with growing demand for high-speed online services, Facebook and Microsoft have joined to forces to lay a transatlantic data cable that'll mark "an important new step in building the next generation infrastructure of…
Cars

Hyundai goes DIY: Brand adds smartphone integration to several existing models

Hyundai has released do-it-yourself smartphone integration for several of its existing vehicles. After downloading a new software update, select users will be able to access Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in their cars.
Photography

Ditch the scanner, this iPhone app digitizes and restores faded photos

Unfade is a new iPhone app that takes the chore out of scanning old photographs. It uses an iPhone’s camera to digitize the prints, and brings them back to life by restoring the vibrant colors of the original print.
Mobile

FBI director continues to bemoan encryption measures in consumer devices

FBI Director James Comey lamented recently over the increasing number of encrypted devices. Comey says out of 4,000 devices it has examined since October, it has been unable to break into 500.
Mobile

Samsung makes fitness a little more social in latest S Health update

Samsung has released yet another update to the S Health update, bringing a social aspect to the app with leaderboards. The new app is also better at counting steps and tracking blood glucose levels.
Mobile

Jury finds Google's use of Java APIs in Android 'fair use,' dealing blow to Oracle

A jury has ruled that Google's use of 37 Java APIs in its Android operating system falls under "fair use." This is a setback for Oracle in its quest to be awarded around $9 billion in damages from Google, but of course, Oracle will likely…
Mobile

Lace up and head for the hills with the best hiking apps

If you're looking to go off-road and offline for an adventure, then you might want to check out some great hiking apps, and handy outdoors apps, to help you on your way. We've got everything from offline map apps, to apps that track the…
Business

Patent troll VirnetX demands shutdown of Apple’s FaceTime and iMessage

A patent troll called VirnetX just won a $626 million patent dispute with Apple, however the company is now trying to have the offending apps, iMessage and FaceTime, shut down. VirnetX is also seeking an extra $190 million in damages.
Music

AmpMe, an app that turns smartphones into portable sound systems, raises $10M

Montreal-based tech startup AmpMe has raised $10 million to fund its phone-linking speaker app and added YouTube integration to its arsenal. It's a great cheap option for tunes on the go.