Sprint “wins” award for lowest-rated carrier in the United States

Consumer Reports handed Sprint the award for lowest-rated carrier in the United States. Sprint is no stranger to low ratings, as the carrier finished dead last in customer satisfaction last year.

Heads up: This is what Google Glass 2 could look like

A patent filed by Google could have given us our first look at the design for Google Glass 2. The picture shows a more compact, stylish version of the original smart eyewear.

Xiaomi’s on the move: Firm invests in Shine makers Misfit, and may launch a $100 tablet

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi may launch a $100 tablet early next year, in a bid to overtake Samsung in the local market, and catch up with industry leader Apple. The rapidly expanding firm has also invested in Misfit, makers of the Shine…

Bezos comes out fighting for the Fire Phone, calls it a ‘bold bet’

Amazon's Jeff Bezos has described his company's first smartphone as a "bold bet" but one worth taking. He added that the firm hasn't given up on the Fire Phone, which has struggled to sell, though declined to say when a revamped version…

Once impenetrable, Google Maps scales walls of NYC’s Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park is a private park in New York City that is only open to a select few. But thanks to technology and good fortune, one man was able to capture a 360-degree panorama and share it via Google Maps.
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Nokia Lumia 830 Review

With its last phone ever, Nokia bows out with more of a poof than a boom.

Move over, Project Ara: the Puzzlephone wants to make modular smartphones even simpler

Project Ara has encountered a new competitor in the form of Puzzlephone, a modular smartphone by Circular Devices that aims for simplicity and approachable pricing. It will be available in the second half of 2015.

Twiddle your thumbs: Pandora’s new app let’s you tweak your past tastes

Pandora has released a revamped mobile app to select Pandora users on iOS and Android that brings a streamlined interface, more ways to personalize stations, and easier access to artist information.

SwiftKey creates a personalized keyboard for Stephen Hawking

Keyboard experts at SwiftKey have been working with Professor Stephen Hawking for the last two years, and have created a bespoke keyboard system which is so accurate, it has doubled the scientist's speech rate.

KitKat is catching Jelly Bean as the most widely used version of Android, Lollipop yet to register

The latest Google statistics show Android 5.0 Lollipop isn't out of the starting gate in the race to catch up Android Jelly Bean as the most widely used version of Google's OS, and that it's going to have to catch the growing KitKat first.

This unusual phone never wants you to stretch across a big screen to tap a key again

The Manta X7 is a new smartphone which does away with all physical keys, and uses a clever touch system to adjust the volume. It even knows how you're holding it, and shifts onscreen keys around so you don't need to stretch for them.
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Santa tracker: Google and Microsoft roll out their rival offerings

With Christmas just around the corner, Google and Microsoft have once again rolled out their rival Santa Trackers. Both revamped offerings come packed with features that should keep the kids entertained in the run up to the big day.