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Apple to rehire security expert in wake of showdown with FBI

Apple said its upcoming iPhone and iCloud services would be more secure thanks to its recent showdown with the FBI. Now, the Cupertino, California, company has rehired security expert Jon Callas.
Mobile

Alphabet exec Eric Schmidt uses an iPhone, but thinks the Galaxy S7 is better

Given his deep involvement with Google, it's somewhat of a surprise to hear that Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt actually uses an iPhone -- and he's proud of it. Still, the former Google CEO says Samsung's Galaxy S7 is the superior…
Cars

Gett picks up a $300 million investment from Volkswagen

Staying relevant in the automotive industry seems increasingly tied to the ride-sharing industry, and now, Volkswagen Group has become the latest to join the foray. Volkswagen has made a $300 million strategic investment in Gett.
Computing

FBI finally warns private businesses about snooping KeySweeper devices

The FBI has issued a warning to private businesses about KeySweeper, a gadget revealed in January 2015 that looks like a mobile device charger but sniffs out and captures keystrokes transmitted by wireless keyboards from…
Mobile

U.S. House rejects bill that would have forced carriers to disclose a phone’s location

The Kelsey Smith Act did not pass the House of Representatives. The bill sought to force carriers, like Verizon and AT&T, to give up the location of a phone to law enforcement in emergency situations.
Mobile

Goodbye QWERTY! Wrio thinks it has the traditional mobile keyboard killer

The QWERY keyboard has served us well, but it's time to move on. So what's next? Wrio thinks it has the answer, offering a roomier keyboard with hexagonal keys. In fact, Wrio claims that the keyboard can help you type 20-70 percent faster.
Photography

Pocket Tripod keeps your smartphone photos steady, fits neatly in a wallet

This little tripod hopes to end the era of terrible mobile tripods with a clever design and convenient size. The next-generation of the Pocket Tripod folds up and fits inside a wallet, yet accommodates phones of all shapes and…
Mobile

Google Duo is on the Play Store, but you can only pre-register for now

Google may already have Hangouts, but the company introduced a new video calling app called Duo at Google I/O 2016. This app will let you see live video of the person who is calling before you answer. It's up on the Play Store for…
Mobile

10 great Moto X Style Pure Edition cases and covers

If you’re looking for a little protection, or a different look for your new Moto, then it’s time to shop cases. These are the best Moto X Style cases we’ve seen so far for the new Pure Edition smartphone.
Mobile

Google's Allo messaging app is on the Play Store, available for pre-registration

Google debuted a new app at its I/O 2016 keynote: Allo, a streamlined messaging app with machine learning smarts. It ties into Google's Knowledge Graph and Assistant for streamlining all sorts of tasks.
Wearables

Is your dog feeling ill? Does he need to go potty? Tracy Trackers use AI to tell you

Tracy Trackers aren't your average pet wearable -- the device uses artificial intelligence to monitor your dog's sleeping, eating, and drinking patterns to give you an overview of your dog's health. The best part? It gets better…
Mobile

The Moto Z Style and Moto Z Play could launch on June 9 with six MotoMods in tow

After seeing what Lenovo did with the new Moto G4, we're excited for the next chapter. Could it be the fourth-generation Moto X under a completely new name, the Moto Z? Here's everything we think we know about the upcoming Moto Z Style and…