Jooki is a Skylanders-inspired jukebox that will get your kids grooving

Jooki, a Kickstarter project from startup company Muuselabs, is a kids' jukebox activated by physical figures. It starts shipping to project backers later this year, and to retail in 2017.

iBan? Iran wants to put an end to iPhone smuggling by banning product altogether

In an effort to curb iPhone smuggling, Iran's anti-smuggling office announced a new project that forces phones sold in the country to be registered. As for the iPhone, Iran plans to ban it if Apple does not register.
Product Review

Step away, shutterbugs: The Zenfone Zoom isn't the camera phone of your dreams

The Asus Zenfone Zoom packs a camera with 3x Optical Zoom, but while the photos come out pretty well, it doesn’t justify buying into Asus’ bloatware-laden smartphone experience.

Could Comcast be the next major wireless carrier? Company appears to be making bid

It looks like Comcast is looking to expand a little. How? By becoming a mobile carrier, of course. The company will reportedly take part in upcoming wireless auctions, and has apparently even set up a new wireless division.

Think your photo is unique? PicsArt’s new AI shows you similar images

Think your photo is unique? PicsArt's new Similar Images search feature could help confirm (or deny) that belief by using artificial intelligence to find other photos with the same subject or even color scheme.

Latest version of Camera MX app brings live photos to Android for the first time

The latest version of the popular, all-in-one Camera MX app adds Apple Live Photos-style image capture, a first for the Android platform. A host of real-time filters and other features were also added with the update.
Social Media

Keeping it (un)real: Snapchat now lets you animate yourself thanks to Bitmoji

Months after Snapchat's $100 million acquisition of Bitmoji, you can finally send a comic version of yourself in either your snaps or your chats. To use Bitmoji in Snapchat, you'll need to download the Bitmoji app.

Uber hits the gas, gives its 2 billionth ride just 6 months after reaching 1 billion

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took to Facebook to announce that his ridesharing service recently reached 2 billion rides. It took nearly six years to reach 1 billion, and only six months to get to 2 billion.
Health & Fitness

If you or a loved one depends on prescription meds, the Blink Health app can help pay for them

It's bad enough when you need prescription meds, paying for them is even worse. Blink Health's free-enrollment discount drug program may save you big bucks. You can check ahead of time to compare costs, which in itself is a significant…

Apple lands yet another patent for cellular connectivity in the MacBook

Apple was granted a new patent on Tuesday that describes injecting MacBooks will cellular connectivity technology in the gap between the base and the lid. Dual-band wireless connectivity could also reside there, along with speaker…
Emerging Tech

Incredible AI app can ‘repaint’ photos to look like it was composed by famous artists

Prisma, a free, Russian-made photo app, allows users to customize their images by feeding photos through an artificial intelligence that "repaints" them in the style of great artists like Van Gogh, Munch, and Picasso.

Sony's Xperia X phones now available for purchase at several retailers

Sony has three phones in its new Xperia X lineup: the Xperia X Performance, the X, and the XA. All three boast 5-inch 1080p screens and aluminum bodies. Here's our hands on.