You know all that data your smartphone is sharing? It doesn't really serve a purpose to begin with

According to new research from MIT, "much of the data transferred to and from the 500 most popular free applications for Google Android cellphones make little or no difference to the user’s experience."

Weekly Rewind: Selfie mirrors, Bieber breaks instagram, BMW’s next great car

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Android Army

Nexus 6P users report microphone issues during calls, Google is on it

If you own a Nexus 6P and have had a caller tell you that they can’t hear you well, your problem is shared by other users and acknowledged by Google. The issue may be linked to the device’s noise cancellation functionality.

Whip out your Apple Pencil and try out the 5 best iPad Pro drawing apps

The iPad Pro is more than just a big tablet: it's the ultimate canvas. From Procreate and Paper to Forge and Adobe Photoshop Sketch, the App Store is full of great drawing apps for the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Here are our 5 favorites.

Get paid to walk with Bitwalking

If the idea of fitting into your skinny jeans isn't motivation enough to walk those ten blocks instead of hopping on the subway, maybe some cold hard cash will serve as a more appropriate incentive. That's the idea behind Bitwalking.

Is China looking to build its own secure smartphones?

Amid growing worldwide concerns about security (or lack thereof), China is reportedly undertaking efforts to build its very own secure smartphones, undermining American manufacturers' positions in the booming Asian market.

Despite rumors, Sony is not working on an in-house chip

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai denies recent rumors concerning a possible in-house chip and the sale of Sony's mobile business.
Movies & TV

5 shows to stream this week: Jessica Jones, The Man In the High Castle, and More

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: With Bob and David, Wolf Hall, and more.

T-Mobile’s parent company goes after smartwatch manufacturer Oxy over logo color

Deutsche Telekom, parent company of T-Mobile, sent a "notice of threatened opposition" to startup smartwatch manufacturer Oxy. The telecommunications giant states that the familiar magenta color scheme used in its T-Mobile logo is…

Make the most of Apple Music with these 10 tips and tricks

There's more to Apple Music than Zane Lowe and Beats 1. Here are 10 useful tips for making the most of newest streaming service on the digital block.

Zite’s dead, users told to get Flipboard

The acquisition of Zite comes to an end on December 6 as Flipboard continues integrating features into its main news filtering app. Users may find that it takes time before the service has fully caught up to their previous user experience.