Vodafone releases an app that enlists its customers to help the fight against cancer 1:00

Vodafone Australia has launched an Android app that puts your idle smartphone to good use. By teaming up with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, your phone could help researchers find a cure for cancer.

Apple Watch reaches 7 million sales, but will miss ambitious analyst predictions

Seven million Apple Watches have been sold since launch according to Canalys, an analytics firm. That is a firm number, but not enough for some analysts, who predicted double figures before the smartwatch launched.

Judge throws out Apple Store employees’ ‘bag check’ class-action lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit brought by Apple store employees seeking payment for the time spent having their bags checked every time they clock out has been dismissed by a California judge, who suggested they could avoid the checks by leaving…

Xiaomi’s cool fitness band now has a heart rate sensor, keeps its super cheap price

Xiaomi, the Chinese manufacturer, has announced the Mi Band Pulse. Its new wearable is an updated version of the original Mi Band, and comes with a heart rate sensor fitted. Despite this, the price remains at less than $20.
Home Theater

Is this an Android tablet, or a massive Bluetooth speaker? You decide while we party 2:30

The BeBox may be a Bluetooth speaker, but it is anything but just another Bluetooth speaker. Armed with an integrated Android tablet, HDMI output, 8-hour rechargeable battery, and a very serious speaker compliment, the BeBox is…
Android Army

HTC delays US One A9 pre-order shipments and has bad news for Verizon customers

The last thing HTC needs is a problematic shipment schedule for the One A9, but that’s exactly what’s happening, according to emails sent to U.S. consumers who pre-ordered the smartphones.

This app catches the fan shots during big plays at games

Fanpics is like the camera at the first sharp drop on a roller coaster. It's a free app that captures fan reactions to breaking plays right in the stadium, giving you free high-res photos of the best moments of game.
Social Media

Just press harder — Instagram experimenting with 3D Touch ads and Apple Pay

Instagram is taking things to the next level -- and this time, it's not about its filters. Instagram is now testing 3D Touch ads that allow you to purchase various items with Apple Pay.
Android Army

Apple and Samsung dominate US smartphone sales, combine for 66 percent market share

When it comes to smartphones in the U.S., there’s Apple, Samsung, and the rest. In the quarter ended in September, those two giants accounted for two-thirds of all smartphones sold in the U.S., according to Kantar Worldpanel.
Cool Tech

Does this man hold the key to practical wireless charging? Cota sure looks like it

Hatem Zeine has been cracking the code of wireless power delivery since 2001, and his startup Ossia is finally ready to banish dead batteries forever with Cota, a remote wireless power system he hopes to bring to market in 2016.

Ay dios mío! Motorola launches a faster, pricier version of the Moto G in Mexico

Motorola unveiled the Moto G Turbo Edition, a speedier version of this year's Moto G smartphone. There's no word on whether the Moto G Turbo Edition will leave the confines of Mexico, though it will carry a heavier price tag.