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Get your wallet ready: Sharp's adorable little robot phone costs a not-adorable $1,800 3:16

Sharp is developing a new smartphone called RoBoHon, except it looks nothing like a traditional phone. Instead, RoBoHon is a small robot friend who does everything your phone can, but with added cuteness.
Movies & TV

AMC CEO actually wants to allow texting in movie theaters

Be wary the next time you visit an AMC-owned theater; you may have to watch other moviegoers light up the theater with their smartphones for the entire movie just so they can send text messages.
Computing

Windows 10 now makes the BSoD error screen a little less painful

Microsoft has introduced a QR code on the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) error screen in the latest Insider build of Windows 10 to quickly investigate the error on a smartphone or tablet. Right now the QR code leads to a general…
Mobile

HTC Lifestyle is the HTC 10’s low-end cousin

HTC has unveiled a cheaper, lower-specced version of its new HTC 10 smartphone: the HTC 10 Lifestyle. It's bound for India and other developing markets, but pricing and availability have yet to be announced.
Web

New JavaScript attack infects your phone and changes your router's DNS settings

There's a new JavaScript-based attack in town that will change your router's DNS settings through a mobile website and a visiting smartphone. It's called JS_JITON, and is mainly targeting victims in Taiwan, Japan, China, and the United…
Mobile

How to use Pro mode on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to take amazing photos

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge sport the exact same camera components and software. You might overlook the Pro mode as being too complicated, but if you want to take your photos to another level, it’s worth getting acclimated to it.
Mobile

Budget buyers assemble! AT&T’s new trio of Samsung phones start at $80

Looking for a great new phone but don't want to break the bank? AT&T's new trio of Samsung phones start at a measly $80, and are a great option for the budget minded smartphone user.
Mobile

Vodafone smartphone tech is being given to harbor seals in Orkney, Scotland

Smartphones may be close to saturating the human market, but when it comes to seals, that's a whole new marketplace. And now, harbor seals in Orkney will be receiving smartphone technology in an effort to stymie their population…
Mobile

Text away: 15 free messaging games you can play with your friends

If you believe we live in an interconnected world where each and every soul posses a smartphone, you may need to think again. Here are our picks for the best texting games so you can make the most fun out of that limited data plan of yours.
Mobile

This double barreled handgun folds up to look like a smartphone

Playing off the fact that the majority of Americans carry around smartphones every day, a startup company in Minnesota has created a handgun that can be disguised as a smartphone when not in use.
Mobile

Samsung is on a roll: New patent shows a smartphone with a flexible roll-out screen

Samsung filed a new patent for a roll-up display that will allow you to unroll your smartphone when you want a bigger screen, and then roll it up again to fit it back in your pocket.
Computing

Microsoft's new app lets you log in to your computer by using Bluetooth and your smartphone

Microsoft's updated Authenticator app, which isn't yet publicly available, lets you log into a Windows 10 machine by pairing your smartphone via Bluetooth. It's the company's latest attempt to replace passwords with a more convenient…