SecretInk wants to be Snapchat for texting and email

Imagine sending emails in disappearing ink. SecretInk from PowerInbox is offering the closest thing you'll get to. It's essentially Snapchat for email, allowing you to send temporary messages through an encrypted channel.

Camerapocalypse: How photography’s titans will survive smartphones

Saddled with problems and a smartphone revolution that wants to kill their business, camera makers face extraordinary challenges. However, they're also making some of their best products ever.

Isis wireless payment system launches with the backing of AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile

A new NFC-based wireless payment system has launched nationwide this week. Named Isis, it has been tested for over a year, and comes with the backing of AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile.
Cool Tech

TellSpec scanner could save your life by identifying food allergens, chemicals

You are what you eat, except you don't really know what you're eating. The TellSpec handheld scanner can help you identify the chemicals, allergens, nutrients, and ingredients of food before you take a bite.

Welcome back! Apple and Samsung return to court in long-running patent battle

If you thought Apple and Samsung's legal teams had packed up and gone home, think again. They're back in court in California, battling it out over how much Samsung should pay the Cupertino company for a number of patent infringements....

YouTube Capture update brings iOS 7 support, new editing tools, and more

YouTube Capture, a dedicated video camera app for iDevices, has gained a slew of new features with the rollout Wednesday of version 2.0, including the ability to stitch together multiple clips and add music from your iTunes library.

Dual-screen E Ink Android phone set to launch ‘before Christmas’

Yota Devices caused something of a stir when it first showed off its intriguing dual-screen YotaPhone handset last year, and following a lengthy wait, the company has just announced it'll launch the device internationally next month.

Video shows how the LG Flex can repair itself, and heal from scratching

The LG G Flex has recently gone on sale in Korea, and it looks like an international release will soon follow. A video posted to LG's UK YouTube channel shows the phone in action, and a leak hints at an extensive U.S. release schedule.

Nokia brings new focus-shifting camera app to Lumia Windows Phones (Updated)

Nokia has announced a new app called Refocus, which will be released for a selection of its high-end Windows Phone Lumia devices soon. It cleverly allows you to shift the focal point of a picture after it has been taken.
Social Media

This is the scam 100,000 Instagram users fell for – and how you can avoid it

People really, really want more likes on Instagram -- so much so that they ignored red flags and signed up for a botnet to get them. If you were one of the unlucky souls affected by Instlike, you're going to want to read this.

Motorola announces the Moto G, a $180 Android smartphone with a mission

Motorola has announced the Moto G, its answer to the problem of finding a budget smartphone which still has great performance and competent specifications. It's due to go on sale in America in January 2014.