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Mobile

With a 21-megapixel front-facing camera, the Meitu V4 ensures your trip to selfie heaven

Chinese outfit Meitu introduced the V4, an Android-powered smartphone that packs a whopping 21-megapixel camera on the front. At $548, the V4 isn't exactly cheap, but for some, it's almost impossible to put a price on selfies.
Computing

Microsoft shows off Continuum, which lets you use your phone like a PC, in new video

Microsoft has released a new video that demos Continuum along with more details about the Microsoft dock and the minimum system requirements for using the feature.
Mobile

Apple bans F.lux screen brightness app for sideloading

Apple has changed its mind and turned on popular screen tint manager tool F.lux. Apparently, the computing giant claims the developers weren't allowed to use Xcode or the iOS standard developer kit the way they did.
Mobile

Pushbullet starts charging for existing free features in the Pro version of its app

Pushbullet announces Pushbullet Pro, a paid subscription model with new and previously free features. Users will have to pay for features such as universal copy and paste and will be limited in how many messages they can send in the free…
Mobile

Apple takes home 94 percent of smartphone market profit

Apple takes the lion share of the smartphone market profit, surpassing its own record of 92 percent to reach 94 percent this quarter. The only other profitable mobile company is Samsung, which takes 11 percent of the profits from the mobile…
Cars

Ford now allows you to remotely start your car with Sync Connect

Who says you have to be inside your car to start your car? Certainly not Ford, which now allows drivers to remotely start, schedule future starts, lock, and unlock their latest generation Ford Escape vehicles by using their smartphones.
Mobile

This smartphone case flips out to become a VR viewer at the push of a button 2:13

We're obviously in dire need of a VR headset that isn't bulky, absurd looking, expensive, or all the above. So here to fill the void in our lives is Figment VR, the world's first VR and AR phone case, which today launched on…
Cool Tech

'Wi-FM' uses FM radio signals to reduce interference, boost your Internet speeds

Wi-FM allows devices to listen in on FM radio signals to transmit data without interference from neighboring networks. Wireless Internet speeds suffer from neighboring traffic, so data transmissions sent during quiet periods won't slow…
Mobile

An iCloud bug causes iPhone 6S replacement units to lose call and message data

Some iPhone 6S owners who received replacement handsets are running into issues when restoring from the backup made on the first 6S they bought. Apparently, the issue does not affect iPhone 6S users who use a backup from an older device.
Mobile

Never wait for the bill again with PaidEasy, available in the App Store today

Following a "strong beta testing period in which more than 150 merchants have already joined the PaidEasy platform," the new app is described as "the quickest way to discover merchants, search offers, and open and close bills."
Mobile

Rotoview smart scroll lets you navigate your phone by tilting it 1:44

Where scrolling requires more tilting, RotoView automatically switches to a dynamic scrolling mode where tilt changes controls the speed of scrolling. This makes the screen much easier to see since smaller tilts are required.
Computing

Intel’s Speed Shift cranks extra performance out of its 6th-generation Core

Intel claims that Speed Shift can improve performance state transitions thirty-fold, but does that claim hold up? Third-party tests have found it does, reducing touch latency by up to 72 percent.