Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman is a contributor for Digital Trends who writes about all things mobile from Apple to Zynga. Josh pulls his knowledge from years of experience using smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes, and has had his content featured on other top sites like MakeUseOf. Josh is a student at Vassar College.
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Mobile

Google’s Nexus 9 is $100 off if you add it to a two-year contract at AT&T

HTC is making its return to tablets with Google. The two have partnered up for the Nexus 9, the first Nexus device with a 64-bit processor. Here's what we know about the new tablet, available for order October 17.
Mobile

BlueLight gives college students an easy, more accurate way to alert police

Keeping safe on campus is now a little easier with the BlueLight app, giving students a way to accurately notify authorities of their location and status without memorizing campus phone numbers.
Mobile

Verizon is hand-crafting a tech news site that won’t write about NSA or Net neutrality

Verizon's new tech & culture site, Sugarstring, comes with a big catch for its writers and readers: Don't talk about Net neutrality or about surveillance on U.S. Citizens.
Mobile

Listen to cops, pilots and truckers by turning your phone into the ultimate radio

For less than $30, you can tune into local law enforcement, track aircraft, and more using your Android Device and a piece of equipment called RTL-SDR. Here's our guide on getting started.
Cool Tech

This bicycle light is waterproof, rechargeable, and brighter than a flare

Looking for a new light for you bicycle? The Orfos Flare provides 360-degree visibility with its bright, waterproof, long-lasting LED lights. However, it comes at a pretty steep price for a bicycle accessory.
Mobile

Mouse lovers may rejoice, but Windows 10 is a step back for touch tablets

So what is Windows 10 like for those who own tablets or two-in-one devies? We powered it on our Dell Venue 11 Pro to find out how it fares with touch, snapping and other new features.
Apple

A prototype iPhone 6 is on eBay for nearly $100,000

An iPhone 6 has been spotted on eBay running Switchboard OS, Apple's development software for the smartphone. it's also selling for about $95,000 as of this posting.
Mobile

Microsoft needs to stop starting over with Windows phone

Microsoft has yet again decided to start over with mobile, signaling that the company doesn't quite know what it wants for its mobile users. Here's what we think about Microsoft's floundering.
Mobile

Goodbye Windows Phone! Windows 10 will take it from here

Windows 10 is coming to your PCs, laptops, and your smartphones. The new OS will be designed for smartphones, replacing Windows Phone 8.1 when it launches in 2015
Photography

Adobe acquires Aviary, adds mobile photo editor’s SDK to its cloud platform

Aviary has been acquired by the software giant Adobe. Both companies have stated the relationship is symbiotic, with both contributing to each other's technologies to improve their SDKs, tools, and apps.
Mobile

If you own an iPhone 4S, don’t install iOS 8

Apple has released iOS 8 for many Apple devices, including the iPhone 4S, but you may want to wait until you choose to upgrade, as the update seems to make the device run worse, despite the new features.
Mobile

T-Mobile and ZTE announce the ZMax, a $250 phablet with a huge battery

ZTE is ready to brand its own cheap phablet for the masses. the ZTE ZMax costs just $250 and brings a 5.7-inch screen, huge battery and other features while still costing just a third of the iPhone 6 Plus