Huawei’s flagship has a big brother, and a big price tag

A new leak from Venturebeat reveals the Mate 9 -- codenamed “Manhattan” -- will have a big brother, aptly codenamed “Long Island,” which will be released as the Mate 9 Pro. The device comes with a curved screen.

If you only need basic Microsoft Office features, you can get a limited version for free.

Microsoft Office can be expensive, but unless you are a power user, you only need some features from the full Office suite. There are ways to use Office for free, but it can be tricky.
Health & Fitness

Go ahead and let your baby have a little FaceTime with grandma, pediatricians say

Alright, fine. Your baby can FaceTime you. In an update to the pediatric rulebook that will make grandparents everywhere rejoice, the American Academy of Pediatrics has revised its previous stance on youngsters and screens.

For deals or just the latest designs, these are the shopping apps you need

It's never to early to get started on your holiday shopping. To help, we've collected some of our favorite apps for Android and iOS you may not know about, including those from JackThreads, Flipp, and The Hunt.

5 songs you need to stream this week: Eminem, Bob Weir, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Eminem, Bob Weir and more.

The Galaxy C9 Pro is the first Samsung smartphone with 6GB RAM

A faulty Galaxy Note 7 will not stop Samsung from releasing new phones, starting with the Galaxy C9 Pro. The phone will only be available in China starting November 11 for around $470.

All new Samsung smartphones in India will support 4G LTE

In a power move meant to launch India into the modern mobile age, Samsung has announced that it will only be launching 4G smartphones in the burgeoning market.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Smelly locks, holograms, a hydration wearable

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Uber hunts for more business in Mexico with Uber-branded debit card

Bank cards don't always support online payments in Mexico. Uber has therefore partnered with Bankaool, for its own Mastercard debit card. The Uber card can be used any place that accepts Mastercard and new users get their first Uber ride…

Seattle man is alive today thanks to smartphone app alerts

PulsePoint, a 911 system-connected app, alerted 41 CPR-trained citizens within 330 yards to respond to a man who collapsed after getting off his bike. The app, developed by a former fire department chief, has issued alerts for…

The 20 best Facebook Messenger tips you need to know about

Facebook Messenger can be a great way of keeping in touch with friends and family, but it’s easy to miss some of the less-obvious features. That’s why we’ve put together a guide highlighting some of the things you can do with…

Estimated 2016 Airbnb tax loss to states $260 million, says study

A study conducted by travel stay booking site All the Rooms finds Airbnb stays will cost states $260 million in lost tax revenue. Recently signed New York legislation is likely to change that amount.