Meizu’s MX4 sheds its Android skin for Ubuntu on June 25

The third phone running Ubuntu, the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition, will go on sale starting tomorrow, but there's a catch: In order to buy one, you'll need to find an invite hidden in an origami wall on the Meizu website.

Attention frequent fliers: this app claims to lessen jet lag

IATA, or The International Air Transport Association, has recently introduced an app called SkyZen that claims to lessen the effects of jet lag and improve the overall health of the beleaguered world traveler.

Apple scoops major ad industry award for its ‘Shot on iPhone 6’ campaign

Apple has bagged top prize at an international advertising event for its "Shot on iPhone 6" campaign. Highlighting the handset's camera, the billboard and poster campaign used stunning images snapped by iPhone 6 users from around the world.

BitTorrent’s new photo app is the quick and easy way to share between iOS and Android

BitTorrent has a new photo app, Shoot, that uses its Sync peer-to-peer technology for transferring photos and videos easily, quickly, and privately between iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. We take it for a test drive.
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Instagram’s updated Explore feature takes on Twitter with focus on real-time events

Instagram has overhauled the Explore feature of its app by helping users to more easily surface content relating to real-time events. The app's search algorithms have also been updated, enabling Instagrammers to more effectively locate…

13 strange, but helpful camera accessories for your iPhone or Android

With the rise of smartphones cameras in casual photography, comes an equally large explosion of accessories that attempt to enhance your photos. We take a look at a few of them – many are actually useful, while some are plain comical.

Forget Tinder: Use this new app to break up with your significant other

Ever wish you could break up with your girlfriend by sending her a voicemail of a Scottish man singing: “Your boyfriend doesn’t love you anymore ..."? Lucky for you: Binder, which is available for iOS and Android, will let you do just…

Google’s new wearable for clinical research may save your life one day

Google's X labs have developed a new smartband that constantly monitors the vitals of the wearer. It's ideally suited for clinical settings and hospitals, and may soon enter mass production.

This app helps you find out who’s free to hang in your neighborhood

A new app called Free helps you find out if your friends are free to hang out and coordinate activities together. That way, you're never left with nothing to do on a Friday night. Free is iOS only.

Get more done: Todoist’s Android app gains function and style with design refresh

Todoist for Android got a major upgrade. Material design, streamlined tools, and natural language processing are a few of the highlights. It's rolling out at Google Play to all users.

It’s official, AOL is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon

Verizon's offer to buy AOL has now been completed after regulatory approvals. AOL has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon and current AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will continue to lead the way.