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Game On: Apple and Google Turn Up the Heat in the Mobile Gaming 'Arms Race'
Gaming

Game On: Apple and Google Turn Up the Heat in the Mobile Gaming 'Arms Race'

Silicon Valley's biggest tech rivals are seriously upping their game in the mobile gaming battle. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It
Smartphones

The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015.
Laura Entis
A Look at Google Now, the Predictive Personal Assistant for Android and iOS
Office Tech

A Look at Google Now, the Predictive Personal Assistant for Android and iOS

The premise behind Google's smart service is as cool and handy as it is creepy.
Noah Kravitz
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings
Smartphones

4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain
Smartphones

7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain

Try these super simple tricks to keep your smartphone-gazing eyes happy and healthy.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?
Mobile

Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?

The White House is reportedly testing out Samsung and LG devices for use by President Obama and his staff.
Geoff Weiss
Wearable Wars: 3 Reasons Why 'Android Wear' Will Rule the Wrist
Android Wear

Wearable Wars: 3 Reasons Why 'Android Wear' Will Rule the Wrist

Google's new wearable tech platform looks like it'll blow the current crop of connected wristwear out of the water.
Noah Kravitz
Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'
Wearable Tech

Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'

The tech giant creates a a new platform for its expanding network of wearable devices.
Jason Fell
Pebble (Finally) Opens Its App Store to Android Users
Pebble

Pebble (Finally) Opens Its App Store to Android Users

The popular smartwatch also announces partnerships for new, useful Pebble apps.
Jason Fell
Do You Text While Walking? This App Wants to Save Your Life.
Apps

Do You Text While Walking? This App Wants to Save Your Life.

This Android app has been designed to stop you from mindlessly strolling into oncoming traffic while walking like a zombie with a smartphone in your hand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview

Dying to know what the latest generation of Samsung's flagship phone will be like? Here are the details.
Jason Fell
Samsung Unveils Next Generation Gear Smartwatches Ahead of Mobile Conference
Smartwatches

Samsung Unveils Next Generation Gear Smartwatches Ahead of Mobile Conference

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo will run on the Tizen open source operating system.
Jason Fell
Android? Nope. iOS? No Way. Samsung's Newest Smart Watch Will Use a Different Operating System.
Technology

Android? Nope. iOS? No Way. Samsung's Newest Smart Watch Will Use a Different Operating System.

Samsung is opting for an open source OS the company is hoping will give Android some real competition.
Benjamin Kabin
Google Sells Motorola at a Major Loss, But Keeps What It Really Wanted All Along
Technology

Google Sells Motorola at a Major Loss, But Keeps What It Really Wanted All Along

For the search giant, the sale of its smartphone-making division to Lenovo comes with good news as well as some bad news.
Jason Fell