Google hopes to crowdsource Android Wear watch face designs from you and your friends

Thanks to a new partnership between Paper and Android Wear, you'll be able to partake in a social media competition that involves a "global search for unique watch face designs" for the Android Wear watch.

How young is too young for a smartphone? We asked the experts

When is your child ready to own a smartphone? It’s a difficult question and a topic of serious debate for many parents. We asked some experts and gathered together some stats, opinions, and advice to help you decide.

Weekly Rewind: Milk replaces plastic, humidity slows phones, wicked supercars

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…

‘It Just Works?’ Not quite: iPhones crash more than Android phones, study finds

Crashes on iOS devices doubled in the second quarter of 2016, according to a new study. The cause? Possibly the initially buggy iOS 10 Beta, as well as social networking app incompatibilities.

With new automatic transfers, Google Wallet users no longer have to ‘cash out’

As part of its ongoing attempt to make it easier than ever to pay -- and more importantly, get paid -- Google has updated its Google Wallet mobile app to allow for automatic transfers to your bank account.

Prestige ColorPic lets you see what your walls would look like with a fresh coat of paint

Don't just imagine what new color your walls should be. Actually see it. And not just in your mind's eye either, but rather on your phone. It's all possible with a new app from Prestige Paints called ColorPic.

New app Nookhub puts bikes in nooks safe from thieves

There are tricks to locking up that can make your bike less likely to get stolen, but no lock is invulnerable. Where it's parked is key. Nookhub, a new app, offers cyclists a place to park their precious ride that's as secure as it gets.

The Apple Music Festival has some big names this year, but you’ll have to subscribe to watch it

Looking forward to the 10th anniversary of the Apple Music Festival? Then you better make sure you're an Apple Music subscriber. Otherwise, you won't be able to enjoy the 10 stars already slated to perform.

30 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy

Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external…

Sprint’s new plan offers all-you-can-stream HD video for $20 per month extra

Sprint's new Unlimited Freedom Premium, an addendum to its new lineup of Unlimited Freedom plans, offers free unlimited HD streaming for a $20 per month upcharge. New and existing customers can "test drive" the plan until October 31.
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Take charge of your hotel room with your voice assistant, Siri

Voice-activated hotel rooms is the latest technology tweak for the Aloft hotel group. A pilot program in a Boston hotel enables control via Siri on an iPad. Occupants can adjust lighting, change the temperature, and even run the…

Ready for the iPhone 7? Here’s how to sell your old iPhone without getting ripped off

Our guide to selling your iPhone (without getting ripped off). Whether you're looking to upgrade to the latest-and-greatest, making the switch to the Android platform, or just in dire need of some cold, hard cash; this is what you need to…