Emerging Tech

‘Omniphobic’ smartphone display coating repels it all, from water to peanut butter

Univerity of Michogan researchers have developed a clear 'omniphobic' screen coating that causes everything from water and oil to alcohol and even peanut butter to simply slide off its surface.

From smartphones to airbags, MEMs sensors make the world work

Bosch sensors are found in a long list of products including cars, smartphones, and lightsabers. Here’s how the technology outgrew the automotive industry and seeped into every room in the house.

Key settings you need to change on your brand-new Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus

Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are finally here. If you've got one, you should know there are certain features and functions disabled by default. We've gone through the most important ones you should toggle on as you set up your new phone.

How to sell your smartphone

Clear out your old phones and turn them into cash with our comprehensive guide to selling your smartphone. We look at how to find out what it’s worth, where to sell it, how to prepare it, and more.
Emerging Tech

Want to do some science? Here’s a smartphone microscope you can 3D print

The 3D-printable microscope design can be attached to most smartphones to turn it into a fully functional microscope, strong enough to visualize specimens as small as a two-hundredth of a millimeter.

100 awesome Android apps that will transform your tired tablet

We've got 100 of the best Android tablet apps available on the Google Play Store, including apps in every category, organized so you can quickly find whatever it is you're looking for.

Buying a used phone? Beware of this common scam no one wants to talk about

If you used Craigslist, eBay, or another second-hand sales site to secure a smartphone at a bargain price, only to end up with a blocked device, you’re not alone. Join us as we dig into a popular used phone scam that no one wants to talk…
Home Theater

How to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV

A vast arsenal of devices exists to allow casting of anything on your mobile device to your TV. If you're wondering how to mirror content from your smartphone or tablet to a bigger screen, we've got an in-depth guide.

Puls is an on-demand repair service for your smartphone and smart home

Founded in 2015, Puls is a rapid-response services platform for a wide range of smart devices. The company offers in-home repair services for just about any smartphone or smart home device you may have.

Text away: 20 free texting games you can play with your friends

If you believe we live in an interconnected world where everyone has a smartphone, you may need to think again. Here are our picks for the best texting games so you can make the most fun out of that limited data plan of yours.

France outlaws texting while driving, even when you’re at a red light

A court in France ruled that it is illegal for drivers not only to text while driving but also to text while they're in the car at all. Even if you've pulled over or have your hazard lights turned on, you better not be texting

You can now pre-order the Huawei Mate 10 Pro

The Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are finally here, and they feature a gorgeous edge-to-edge design. Here's everything we know so far, including the specifications, features, and more.