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These new phones don’t bother with a headphone jack, but they’re not made by Apple

LeEco, the company formerly known as Letv, has announced three new smartphones, none of which have a headphone socket onboard. Instead, they come with headphones that connect using the USB Type-C connector.
Mobile

UberEats Instant Delivery nixed in NYC only a month after standalone app launch

Are you an UberEats user who lives in New York City? Unfortunately, it may start taking a little longer for your food to be delivered -- Uber has shut down the Instant Delivery section of the UberEats app.
Mobile

Google and Verizon connecting Japan and Ecuador earthquake victims with loved ones

Google and Verizon have, with a combination of tools and fee waivers, made it easier to contact victims of the Japan and Ecuador earthquakes. They're also contributing to the relief efforts in both countries.
Mobile

Will Sony’s Xperia X Premium be the world’s first HDR-screen smartphone?

Sony's upcoming Xperia X Premium may feature an HDR screen, a world first. Rumors suggest it'll be capable of brightness and color reproduction better than and smartphone currently on the market.
Wearables

This convenient little battery pack charges your Apple Watch and iPhone

Don't want to carry a battery pack for your iPhone, plus cables to charge up your Apple Watch? The Kanex GoPower is a battery pack for your Watch, that also charges up your iPhone.
Wearables

Conceptor Soul time tracker shows how much time you’re spending with friends

Meet the Concepter Soul, a new wearable heralded as the world's first time-tracking platform for your social interactions. You can get the same service through the free app, but the wearable is more accurate and It's now available on…
Computing

Chrome-based offline editing of specific Drive files comes to Google Apps clients

Google has rolled out a new feature to Google Apps users that allows them to edit specific files stored in Drive offline within the Chrome browser for PC. The company has not indicated when this feature will be available for public use.
Mobile

This cute, retro Bluetooth speaker looks and sounds like it's from a different age

Fans of retro design for modern equipment will love the Emie Radio, a compact little Bluetooth speaker that looks and even sounds like a transistor radio. That's a good thing, too.
Web

Want to hone your app-building skills? Check out Apple’s revamped developer site

If you're looking to expand your skills as a developer, you should check out Apple's revamped App Store developer site. It offers guides, how-tos, and videos on building and promoting your apps.
Social Media

Now you can replace your face with a giant cat emoji in Snapchat videos

Wish your face was a little more yellow? In the latest Snapchat update, you can plaster an emoji over the top of it and have that emoji move around the screen. The update is out on Android and iOS.
Mobile

Apple complies with 80 percent of U.S. data requests, but most are about lost iPhones

Law enforcement in the U.S. made 4,000 device requests between July 1 and December 31 last year, for 16,148 devices. Apple complied with 80 percent of them -- the bulk of which pertain to lost or stolen devices.
Social Media

Pinterest just dropped a revamped iOS app that will load 3× faster than before

Pinterest has completely revamped its iOS app. The new app not only features a sleek and stylish new design, but, perhaps more importantly, it has been totally rebuilt under-the-hood to now load a whopping three times faster.
Computing

Maingear’s Pulse 15 Pro makes working on-the-go easier, packs performance in small size

Maingear has introduced the Pulse 15 Pro, a new mobile workstation based on Intel processors and Nvidia's Quadro M2000 GPU. It measures just 0.75-inches thick and weighs just 4 pounds, in spite of its advanced hardware.
Mobile

60 Minutes asked a security firm to hack an iPhone, and the result is disturbing

Apparently encryption isn't enough to protect our privacy. As part of an experiment, 60 Minutes enlisted hackers in Berlin who were able to easily break into a congressman's iPhone after finding out only his phone number.
Mobile

Apple refused to hand over its source code to China

China has requested Apple's source code within the last two years, but Apple refused. Indiana State Police Captain Charles Cohen claimed that Apple was providing information to the Chinese government, but only cited news reports.
Mobile

We tried on an augmented reality dinosaur t-shirt, and it was awesome

Dinosaurs are cool, and although VR is getting all the attention, AR (augmented reality) can be cool too. Put the two together and you get this amazing AR-enhanced dinosaur t-shirt that you'll want to wear right now, regardless of your age.
Photography

Apple's compact telephoto lens patent hints at a dual-lens future for the iPhone

Apple has been granted a patent for an ultra-compact telephoto lens that may find its way into the next version of the iPhone, the iPhone 7. The patent is described as being part of a dual-lens setup.
Mobile

How to use the Huawei P9’s superb dual-lens camera

Huawei partnered with camera experts Leica to make the P9's amazing dual-lens camera, which is overflowing with cool features. Here's how to use the phone to take great pictures and edit the images you shoot.