cell phones

Who needs an umbrella? These waterproof phones can handle the rain

Looking for a smartphone that can take a dunk with you? Waterproof and water-resistant devices are finally breaking into the mainstream. Here’s a splashdown of the best waterproof phones currently on the market.

5 futuristic phones that were ahead of their time, but still flopped

Sometimes the best ideas fail to take off simply because the timing isn’t right. These phones all brought something new and influential to the table, for instance, but ultimately failed to capitalize on it.

The 5 best phones you can safely hand over to your kids’ grubby paws

Keeping track of your children on the go is tough, but finding the right cell phone for them may be even harder. Check out our selection of the best cell phones for kids, so you can find the right device for your kid (and your wallet).
DT Daily

DT Daily: New study raises cell phone cancer link question – again 1:52

Today on DT Daily: The controversy over cell phones and cancer rises again, Jurrassic World’s new trailer is really scary, and if that’s not enough dino fun for you, you can now go look for the Loch Ness monster - on Google…

5 reasons young people are not buying cars or getting their drivers license

Why aren’t young people driving or getting their driver’s licenses, and by extension, buying cars? Teens and young adults started holding out on getting their golden ticket to motorized freedom in about 1984, according to an…

How to make your smartphone battery last longer 1:55

Batteries lie at the the heart of a device you likely never leave home without. Here are some easy and efficient ways to milk your cell phone's crippling battery for all its worth.
Social Media

According to overly obvious study, we are addicted to the Facebook mobile app

Social media can be quite habit-forming, and with the way smartphones are dominating the consumer market these days, Facebook is one of the most addicting mobile apps out there.

Tweetdeck is dead! Long live the numerous tweet management alternatives

If you were an avid user of Tweetdeck, you should know that soon it will stop working. Start looking for your next Twitter app and consider these examples to help you fill that Twitter hole in your social networking.
Cool Tech

Inside the next generation of smartphone and tablet batteries

Batteries are a hot topic right now, but for all the wrong reasons, as the technology is struggling to keep up with advances in processor speeds and high resolution displays. Leyden Energy has developed a new type of battery which will…

What will next-generation smartphones look like?

Cheap international roaming, better accommodation for business users, wireless charging and other new features will define a coming generation of even smarter smartphones.
Cool Tech

Three tech lessons learned the hard way (from Hurricane Sandy)

When disaster strikes, you get a whole new perspective on what’s important in the high-tech devices we rely on.
Buying Guides

How to choose a smartphone

A comprehensive guide to buying a new phone. We'll help you pick a wireless carrier, smartphone operating system, choose a service plan, and give you some tips on what features you want in your next phone as well as device recommendations.