Cool Tech

Fonesalesman features its FurniQi furniture to facilitate wireless charging

If you like the idea of wireless charging built into your furniture then you need to check out Fonesalesman's new FurniQi range. The first release is a side table with Qi wireless charging capability.

You can now back up all your WhatsApp messages onto Google Drive

WhatsApp and Google have announced a new partnership that allows Android users to backup all their messaging data through Google Drive, meaning even if you lose or destroy a device, you don't lose all the information.

SwiftKey Neural launches today and it’s the mobile keyboard app of the future 1:49

What if your smartphone keyboard could predict your entire sentence? SwiftKey is now using neural networks to better predict what your will type based on the context of a sentence rather than just relying on past history.

With Marshmallow, Google sweetens Android rather than rewriting the recipe

Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, is a small but meaningful improvement upon its predecessor. We reviewed the latest version of the OS on last year's Nexus 6 smartphone.

The oCase is the smartphone cover that allows you to receive messages with scents

What if your friends could send you a message that included that smell of that tasty dinner they are about to devour? That is now a reality with a new smartphone case called the oCase.

Are carriers abandoning Microsoft’s Lumia 950? T-Mobile says no

At launch, AT&T is the only U.S. carrier to offer the new Microsoft Lumia 950. Although Microsoft says its flagship Windows 10 phone isn't an exclusive, no other carrier has moved to support it yet. T-Mobile says it will talk to Microsoft.

This cool bezel-less, octa-core smartphone may be one of the first to run Android 6.0

Have you heard of Elephone? Possibly not, but the Chinese company has started teasing a phone that sounds really interesting. It's called the P9000, and the bezel-less screen will show Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Movies & TV

Judging by this spoof trailer, the Michael Dell story probably won’t get told

Conan O'Brien has made another of his amusing tech-land spoof videos, this time taking a shot at the hype surrounding the new Steve Jobs movie, by imagining what a Michael Dell movie would be like.

Gionee’s 24-megapixel Elife E8 camera phone gets a little cheaper for Indian launch

Chinese smartphone maker Gionee released the Elife E8 phone with a 23-megapixel camera, that thanks to some special tech, takes pictures that make them look like images with 120-megapixels.
Android Army

The ChargeStand is the phone stand and portable battery that you’ve always wanted

Ventev Mobile's ChargeStand is a logical merging of two very useful smartphone accessories: a stand and a portable battery. And uniquely, it's compatible with both Apple and Android devices.

Samsung Pay wasn’t breached in state-sponsored LoopPay hack, executives say

LoopPay, the company behind a core technology of Samsung Pay, suffered a network breach at the hands of Chinese hackers earlier this year. Payments information wasn't compromised., LoopPay claims.