Google Project Ara tablet rumors and news

Google's Project Ara lets you swap out components of your smartphone, so you can upgrade just the camera, for example, instead of buying a new phone outright. But we could be seeing a tablet first -- a device with a 13.8-inch display has…

T-Mobile offers up a free tablet, discounts on phones and accessories for Valentine’s Day

Forget chocolates and teddy bears. Get your sweetie a tablet for free this Valentine's Day with T-Mobile's Tablet on Us promotion. If they already have a tablet, then grab a discounted new phone or accessory instead.

Mast Mobile lets you toggle between your work and personal number on a single device

Juggling between your work and your personal phone? Check out Mast Mobile, the new mobile virtual network operator rolls both your numbers into one device. With the Mast Mobile app, you can toggle when you want your work number on…

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

If you’re having a problem you can’t seem to resolve with your Android device, or maybe you want to update it or wipe the cache, then recovery mode could be what you’re looking for. This guide will show you how to use recovery mode on…

Check out this pro skier’s stunning 360-degree video shot with a ‘selfie string’

Swiss pro freeskier Julian Vuignier has created an awesome action video using nothing more than an iPhone 6 and a piece of string. Swinging the phone around his head as he performs a series of stunts, the results are, to put it…

Tim Cook proves it’s the photographer, not the camera, that takes awesome pictures

Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a celebratory picture from the Super Bowl on Twitter, but unfortunately, it wasn't the best effort. It resulted in much derision about not only his photographic skills, but also the iPhone's ability to take great…
Virtual Reality

Google said to be building new VR headset, no cardboard in sight

With one major VR success already behind it in the form of Cardboard, it seems Google may now be developing another headset made of sturdier stuff. An FT report suggests the new device has a "solid plastic casing" with sensors and improved…

The Binding of Isaac’s abused boy gets rejected by Apple

Despite critical appraise and a good amount of sales, the religiously based child abuse in The Binding of Isaac might be too much for Apple. The developer applied but got its game rejected by the tech giant.
Cool Tech

SweepSense makes your phone or laptop smarter by using its speaker and microphone 1:46

Three researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are behind SweepSense, which aims to make devices smarter by giving them the ability to sense their surroundings using the speakers and microphones they already have.
Mobile World Congress

Europe might get the Note 6 instead of the S7 Edge Plus

Phablet fans rejoice: An undisclosed source claims that Samsung won't launch the Galaxy S7 Edge Plus in Europe. Instead, it's reversing its course and opting for a solo Galaxy Note 6 release.

Download these 5 new apps to get papers notarized, find new music, and more

Need a new app to play around with? This week we've picked Lonely Planet's Guides app, an app that offers you human-curated Spotify playlist a day, and an app that lets you get a document notarized from home, among others.

Don’t smash your smartphone tonight, even though you’re 200 percent more likely to

Tonight is one of the most dangerous nights for smartphone devices -- according to smartphone repair and trade-in company iCracked, if your team loses in the big game, you're 200 percent more likely to smash your phone.