Saul Berenbaum

Saul Berenbaum

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Saul Berenbaum has been writing film and gaming reviews since college. Recently, he contributed to HardcoreDroid. Now he writes daily mobile news articles for Digital Trends, with some independent film work on the side.

Galaxy S4 Active may have a leaking problem, water not covered in warranty

An AT&T employee has posted a warning to Reddit and the XDA Developers forum, urging consumers to stay away from purportedly waterproof Galaxy S4 Active, noting that its rubber USB door can be easily flooded, and that the product's warranty doesn't cover water…


Got money to waste? Spend it on this diamond-encrusted Android phone

A new line of diamond-encrusted smartphones running the Android OS has just been introduced by an up-and-coming fine jewelry brand known as Savelli, ranging in price from $9,000 to $118,000 or more.

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Canada, can you hear me now? Verizon sets its eyes on the north

Reports are coming in that Verizon Communications Inc has started looking into becoming Canada's fourth major wireless communications company. The company might take over one of the country's smaller wireless companies, such as Mobilicity or Wind Mobile


Office 365 is finally available on the iPhone

Office Mobile for iOS has officially launched for iPhone. It supports document creation and editing in Word and Excel, as well as document viewing in PowerPoint, and syncs with SkyDrive, Microsoft's cloud service.


HTC Droid DNA sequel has been spotted

The Butterfly S will allegedly feature the same 5-inch 1920x1080 pixel display as the first model, as well as a faster processor and dual speakers with HTC's distortion-cutting Boomsound technology.


Apple gloats: 900,000 apps, 50 billion downloads for the Apple App Store

Speaking at his WWDC keynote today, Apple's Tim Cook mentioned some impressive App Store stats: App Store users have downloaded 900,000 apps with 50 billion downloads from the service (up from 30 billion in 12 months).


Are Galaxy S4 sales tapering off?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung Electronics Co. shares had their biggest single-day percentage drop in over nine months on Friday. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has had a 20%-30% drop in shipment orders since last month.


AMD gets with the times, begins developing chips for Android and Chrome OS

Advanced Micro Devices, after years of exclusively developing chips for Windows OS, has announced that it will begin working on chips for Google's Android and Chrome OS in PCs and tablets.


‘Whistle’ is like a Fitbit for your dog, and has its own app

A startup called Whistle has developed an activity tracker for your dog, which is affixed to the collar, and could help you identify anything wrong long before you would have taken a trip to the vet.


Firefox OS tablets may already be in the works

At a private event at the Chinese Computex conference on Monday, Mozilla unveiled its first Firefox OS tablet. Foxconn recently became the 19th member of the Firefox OS development team, and is likely developing the new device for Mozilla.


Google Glass won’t have facial recognition software, at least not yet

Google's Project Glass team recently sent out a quick update to its followers on Google+, and it seems like some of the worries about the device's facial recognition could be put to rest for the time being.


Put down that phone! Texting while driving banned in Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott will sign a new law Tuesday afternoon, outlawing texting & driving in the state. The law will go into effect on October 1st of this year, and will be classified as a secondary offense..


You can finally renew: The Galaxy S4 is available on Verizon

After a bit of a delay, Samsung's flagship device is now available on Verizon's 4G LTE network. Here you'll find our Samsung Galaxy S4 review, troubleshooting tips, accessory guide, and news coverage.


HTC One approaching 5 million units sold

An anonymous HTC executive told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that the HTC One has nearly reached 5 million units sold, about a month after launching. However, he also said it's still too early to know if it's doing as well as it should be.


Watch this: A live orchestra plays ‘Carmen’ using only smartphones and tablets

'Hello Bank!' which alleges to be Europe's first fully-digital mobile bank, has a new spot featuring the Czech National Symphony Orchestra playing "Carmen" on smartphones and tablets, synced together over Wi-Fi.