Samsung’s Smart Glow luminous ring may make basic phones more interesting

Samsung's next smartphone feature may be Smart Glow, a luminous notification ring that's highly customizable. It's reportedly set to debut in the company's India-bound Galaxy J2 handset.

Samsung’s electronics sales decline in China, Europe for third consecutive year

For the third straight year, Samsung's revenues from phone sales in China decreased. Because of the likes of Huawei and Xiaomi now controlling the Chinese market, Samsung might have to rethink its strategy in the country.

Confused? You will be after taking a close look at LG’s widening X Series range

LG has added three new smartphones to the X Series range -- the X5, X Power, and X Skin -- and while the X5 is all-new, the other two are strangely familiar, having been spotted before.

Vivo unveils its X7 and X7 Plus flagship phones

Chinese phone manufacturer Vivo has unveiled its latest flagships, the X7 and X7 Plus. Both phones will be available later in July, starting at $376, which should help them compete in the Chinese market.

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…

Bad news for the hardcore fans: BlackBerry will not make any more Classics

In a statement sent to outlets, BlackBerry said it will not cease production of BlackBerry OS 10 devices on Verizon and AT&T. However, the company confirmed it did cease manufacturing of the Classic.
Emerging Tech

This Kevlar iPhone cable is supposed to survive anything … so we blew it up

Zus recently used its Kevlar-reinforced charging cable to tow a car -- but we wanted to put it to the test and see for ourselves just how strong it is. How much abuse can this cable really take?

Protect your iPhone 6S with the durability and natural resilience of wood

Wood is a timeless material with natural beauty, resilience, and warmth that plastic cases just can't replicate. We review the bamboo EcoCase made exclusively for the iPhone 6/6S in this post and video.
Home Theater

Phiaton’s touch-controlled BT 460 headphones are smart, sleek, and sound awesome

Phiaton chose to forgo traditional buttons and dials and use an intuitive touch interface instead for this generally outstanding set of Bluetooth headphones.

Celebgate: Second hacker faces jail time for stealing nude pics

A Chicago man faces jail time for operating a phishing campaign that enabled him to gain access to private pictures and videos in 2014's "Celebgate" scandal. The offender, Edward Majerczyk, is the second person to be charged in connection…

Forget phablets, Huawei’s upcoming phone might as well be a small tablet

Huawei's rumored Honor 8 Max might have popped up on China's TENAA regulatory agency. Based on the specifications, the phone looks to be a behemoth of a handset that eclipses the likes of the Xiaomi Mi Max and more.

Weekly Rewind: DIY beer from your phone, robot soccer, Android Nougat, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…