Rent an Apple Watch from ByeBuy, the Netflix for fickle gadget fiends

Want a new Apple Watch? Or maybe a ZenWatch? Or maybe an LG? Like Netflix for the latest gadgets, ByeBuy lets you try before you buy -- or just keep on trying.

Verizon will soon hike the price of grandfathered unlimited data plans by $20

Cheap unlimited data is going the way of the dodo. Verizon has announced that it will soon raise the rate of grandfathered unlimited data plans by $20. It's an attempt to push subscribers to tiered, capped offerings.

MiMedia is a new cloud storage platform focusing on media consumption

A new cloud storage platform, MiMedia, aims to provide an easy-to-use environment that lets you access your photos, videos, music, and documents from almost any device.

DirecTV will take viewers ringside with a new VR app

DirecTV has launched a new app for Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR that will allow boxing fans to watch highlights of past Big Knockout Boxing events as though they are ringside.
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Fonesalesman features its FurniQi furniture to facilitate wireless charging

If you like the idea of wireless charging built into your furniture then you need to check out Fonesalesman's new FurniQi range. The first release is a side table with Qi wireless charging capability.

Facebook reveals new reactions for statuses, no dislike button included

Facebook has unveiled a new pack of reactions for status updates, letting the 1.4 billion social network users send more than a like to friends. Sadly, for those hoping for a dislike button, it is not there.

You can now back up all your WhatsApp messages onto Google Drive

WhatsApp and Google have announced a new partnership that allows Android users to backup all their messaging data through Google Drive, meaning even if you lose or destroy a device, you don't lose all the information.

SwiftKey Neural launches today and it’s the mobile keyboard app of the future 1:49

What if your smartphone keyboard could predict your entire sentence? SwiftKey is now using neural networks to better predict what your will type based on the context of a sentence rather than just relying on past history.

With Marshmallow, Google sweetens Android rather than rewriting the recipe

Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, is a small but meaningful improvement upon its predecessor. We reviewed the latest version of the OS on last year's Nexus 6 smartphone.

The oCase is the smartphone cover that allows you to receive messages with scents

What if your friends could send you a message that included that smell of that tasty dinner they are about to devour? That is now a reality with a new smartphone case called the oCase.

Are carriers abandoning Microsoft’s Lumia 950? T-Mobile says no

At launch, AT&T is the only U.S. carrier to offer the new Microsoft Lumia 950. Although Microsoft says its flagship Windows 10 phone isn't an exclusive, no other carrier has moved to support it yet. T-Mobile says it will talk to Microsoft.

This cool bezel-less, octa-core smartphone may be one of the first to run Android 6.0

Have you heard of Elephone? Possibly not, but the Chinese company has started teasing a phone that sounds really interesting. It's called the P9000, and the bezel-less screen will show Android 6.0 Marshmallow.