Samsung’s new approach is not only refreshing, it’s paying off big time

It you read the reports a year ago, you would have thought Samsung would be out of business by now. However, the company is actually thriving in a depressed smartphone market due to a totally new approach.

MuseCam unlocks iPhone camera’s potential with manual controls and editing

MuseCam app has several features to help you get more out of your iPhone’s camera than you ever thought possible. It opens up settings like ISO and shutter speed to let you fine-tune your iPhoneography.

SolarBook harnesses the power of the sun to charge your creative mind and devices

The SolarBook is a notebook that doubles as a portable charger that uses natural sunlight to charge your devices. If you're intrigued, the notebook/portable charger is now open to pledges through Kickstarter.

Best app deals of the day! 8 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…

No more shirking! Prototype wearable can tell if you’re pushing it to the limit

A team of scientists and engineers have made a prototype wearable which knows how hard you're training, thanks to measuring lactate, an essential indicator of our body's reaction to exercise.

Uber riders are more likely to pay surge pricing when their phones are dying

Weirdly enough, if your phone's battery is nearing death, you're much more likely to be OK with Uber's surge pricing than when the battery is just fine. That's according to Uber's own stats collected from its users' smartphones.

What’s old is new: Moto may revive the most popular flip phone ever made

Take a look at this wonderfully nostalgic video from Motorola and Lenovo, and then get excited because it may hint the iconic Moto Razr phone is about to make a comeback. Could it be true, and if so, will it really be a flip…

Smartphone-addicted Koreans brave ‘space out’ contest

For smartphone addicts, the idea of sitting in a park and doing nothing for a full 90 minutes may be a challenge too far. In Korea, however, they used the idea as the basis for a contest to break free from information overload and enjoy…

More than 600 Android-running phone models were launched this past year

Taking the banner of branding empowerment, Google took the stage on Google I/O and presented very pretty numbers. Be it phone models, app usage, or ridiculous numbers of selfies, the firm had a lot to brag about.

Google has a new, free app to help you do science with your smartphone

Hoping to bring out the curiosity in each of us, Google has unveiled Science Journal, an app that measures and records data in real time, and then turns all that input into consumer-friendly graphs and charts.

Download these five apps to share with groups, track your friends, and more

Every week we peruse the various app stores to find let you know what's worth downloading. This week's top five includes an app to boost creativity, share content to your friend groups, and more.

Planned obsolescence has led to ridiculous product cycles, and it’s time to say enough is enough

Apple fans are already clamoring for an iPhone 7 release date -- but is modern hardware becoming more about the anticipation of new releases, instead of the pursuit of better devices?