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5 best screen protectors to defend your Samsung Galaxy S7’s display

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is a good looking phone, but it's not indestructible. Here are five of our favorite Galaxy S7 screen protectors, so you can keep your display intact and free of unwanted blemishes.
Mobile

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.
Gaming

iOS users outspend Android users by two and a half times on in-app purchases

iOS users outspend Android users on in-app purchases by a staggering two and a half times. Studies indicate that iOS users are less cost sensitive and more willing to shell out cash on in-app purchases to support their gaming.
Mobile

Would you buy a smartphone with baked in ads, if it meant a lower price?

Amazon is selling the new Moto G4 and Blu's R1 HD at a discount with ads on the lockscreen and pre-installed Amazon apps. It sets a dangerous precedent for unlocked phones, and we're worried other retailers will do the same.
Mobile

A smartphone costing just $4 starts shipping this week

It's the budget phone of all budget phones, one so cheap that when it was announced earlier this year, many dismissed it as a joke or a scam. But four months on, the $4 Freedom 251 smartphone is about to start shipping.
Web

Google’s symptom checker is a new way to incorrectly self-diagnose your ailments

Google's launched a new feature on mobile, symptom checker, that helps searchers find useful information about medical maladies and ailments. It's available in the U.S. in English, with additional language support planned.
Business

Moving In: LeEco ramps up US expansion plans with new hires, new land

Chinese technology giant LeEco is speeding up its plans to expand into the U.S. market, as it is rapidly hires employees and purchases land from Yahoo. It even plucked legal counsel Joshua McGuire from Google, so momentum is certainly on…
Mobile

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).
Mobile

Sony dominates the smartphone CMOS image sensor market

Sony dominates the CMOS image sensor market, controlling 35 percent and $3.6 billion of the 2015 total of $6.7 billion. Image sensors are found in smartphone cameras, cars, and drones.
Mobile

London’s first-ever naked restaurant strips away the tech as well as the clothes

Dining at London's first-ever naked restaurant means casting aside not only your clothes, but your smartphone, too. The new eatery is keen for diners to get back to basics and to have a night out "without impurities." So make sure you scrub…
Mobile

Who needs an umbrella? These waterproof Android 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.
Mobile

Asus goes big, real big, with new ZenFone 3 line-up

Asus has launched not one but three new models of ZenFone 3, and the largest is big enough to be a tablet. The phones boast high-end cameras, integrated antenna design, and the latest Snapdragon processors.