Mobile
Mobile

Samsung and LG open 2016 very differently, but both predict gloomy mobile future

Samsung and LG have reported company earnings for the beginning of 2016, and while both performed differently, each has concerns over the coming year in the mobile world.
Virtual Reality

Samsung will challenge Oculus and HTC with a phone-free VR headset

Samsung's not content to lead the mobile phone-driven world of VR, and has said it's working on VR devices that may not need a smartphone placed inside to operate, meaning it'll compete with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Wearables

Apple and Samsung are ruling smartwatches

The world of smartphones is dominated by Samsung and Apple, and the latest data shows the two tech giants are similarly in control of smartwatches. However, the rule may not be quite so rock solid just yet.
Mobile

Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited loads up a slew of content for tweens

Older kids can now enjoy Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited just as much as their younger siblings. Amazon has updated the service to offer older kids, aged 9-12, over 13,000 videos, books, games, and more.
Virtual Reality

Google exhibit lets you explore the Sydney Opera House from your couch

Have you always wanted to travel to Australia but never had the chance? You can now experience the Sydney Opera House from your own home, thanks to an online exhibit from the Google Cultural Exhibit.
Mobile

HTC's 2016 Nexus phones may be code-named Marlin and Sailfish

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google might be planning to partner with HTC for two Nexus devices in 2016. It would be the first time Google has partnered with HTC on a mobile since 2010. Here's everything we think we know…
Virtual Reality

Samsung Gear 360 could be the VR camera you’ve been looking for — get it starting Friday

Looking for an affordable 360-degree camera that can record 4K video? Samsung's Gear 360 is set to go on sale in only two days, and while we don't yet know the U.S. price, it could be the perfect option for you.
Mobile

The Apple iPhone SE gamble paid off — sales of device are outstripping supply

Apple took a big gamble with the iPhone SE, but it seems as though that gamble is paying off. iPhone SE sales are reportedly higher than even Apple expected, outstripping supply and leading to wait times on the Apple Store.
Mobile

FBI will not disclose technique used to unlock shooter’s iPhone

The FBI has decided to not disclose the method it used to hack the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. It's a move that will likely tick Apple and privacy advocates off, but the FBI claims its agents do not know the details of the…
Mobile

You can now ‘find a time’ that works for everyone with Google Calendar for Android

Having trouble finding a time to meet with others? Google Calendar for Android is now able to analyze the calendar of those involved in the meeting, and "find a time" to meet. The feature is already available on desktop.
Mobile

Judge sides with FTC, finds Amazon liable for in-app charges made by kids

A federal court has sided with the Federal Trade Commission against Amazon. Customers complained about bill charges for in-app purchases made by children, and that Amazon didn't require any parental consent for those purchases.
Photography

EU’s antitrust charges against Google followed by similar claim by Getty Images

Getty Images has filed a complaint with the European Union's antitrust committee against Google -- citing that Image Search promotes piracy and stifles competition. Getty says Google's use of high-res images from its site affects its…