Virtual Reality

The latest Alcatel smartphone will ship in a virtual reality headset

While Alcatel's OneTouch Idol 4S boasts less than stellar technical specifications, it certainly has an edge on the competition when it comes to the packaging, which doubles as a Google Cardboard-esque VR viewer.

New leak points to April release date for HTC's first smartwatch

HTC wearables have all suffered delays in 2015, but the most recent rumors point to a spring 2016 launch for the HTC One Watch. Check here for all of the rumors leading up the eventual announcement.
Virtual Reality

Google reportedly will offer two VR headsets by the end of the year

Google is planning on building two virtual reality headsets by the end of this year, according to The Wall Street Journal. One will be an update to Cardboard VR, and the other will not require a connection to a smartphone, gaming console…

Amazon adds zombie apocalypse clause to Lumberyard terms of service

A clause in the terms of service for Lumberyard, Amazon's new video game engine, limits company liability in the event of a viral outbreak triggering a zombie apocalypse.

Chrome for Android can now receive alerts from nearby objects using the Physical Web

Why should iPhone users have all the benefits of interacting with Bluetooth beacons? Google has now added support for the Physical Web to Chrome for Android starting with beta version 49.

Grammys to get the Instagram treatment with live images and videos, straight from artists

The Grammys has teamed up with Instagram and Billboard to bring exclusive images and live videos of the event, created by artists, to the app. Musicians including Skrillex and LL Cool J will be broadcasting content directly to Instagram.

Your next smartwatch may look better and last longer, thanks to Qualcomm’s new chips

Qualcomm is out with a new processor -- and this one's built just for wearables. LG says it will be using the Snapdragon Wear 2100 in its upcoming wearable devices later this year.

15 iPhone 6S problems and how to fix them 1:49

Don’t let iPhone 6S problems get you down, there’s usually a fix or a workaround you can employ. Come on in for a look at the most commonly reported iPhone 6S problems and get some advice on what to do about them.

Samsung’s gorgeous 18K rose gold and platinum Gear S2 Classic watches arrive Feb. 12 1:42

Samsung has made its great looking Gear S2 smartwatch even flashier, and they will be available in the U.S. on February 12. Called the New Edition, the two new versions look stunning, and are accompanied by new straps and…

Best app deals of the day! 10 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

Everyone likes free 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…

Galaxy S7 Edge pre-orders could begin on February 21 and come with a free Gear VR

Samsung might introduce a 6-inch Galaxy S7 Plus to go along with a 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge, and a 5.1-inch Galaxy S7. An FCC filing confirms the S7 Edge's battery capacity to be 3,600mAh.

Microsoft: Android compatibility works, 74 OEMs now pre-installing apps

Microsoft might still lament that it hasn't been able to make Windows Phone the platform of choice for professionals, but it has had some real success with cross-platform applications. Its Android apps are now pre-installed by 74 OEMs.