Smartphones

Here's Why Apple Is Beefing Up Its AI Game
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Here's Why Apple Is Beefing Up Its AI Game

The tech giant wants to make phones smarter than ever and is staffing up to give Google a run for its money.
Verizon Strips Down Its Logo in Lukewarm Reboot
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Verizon Strips Down Its Logo in Lukewarm Reboot

Simple. Check. Scalable. Check. Already hated on by T-Mobile CEO John Legere. Six checks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Study: We Know We're Total Jerks With Our Phones and We Don't Care
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Study: We Know We're Total Jerks With Our Phones and We Don't Care

Put down the phone, Rudy rude. New findings confirm what we already know: Cell phone etiquette in America is appalling.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
It's Official: Apple to Unveil New iPhone September 9
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It's Official: Apple to Unveil New iPhone September 9

Siri's a real charmer when she drops hints.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
NYC Taxi Industry Takes Aim at Uber With New App
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NYC Taxi Industry Takes Aim at Uber With New App

Arro is a new smartphone app that lets users hail and pay for cab rides in the Big Apple, one of the most hotly contested markets for ride hailing.
Catherine Clifford
Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone
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Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone

The Knock Knock app, out today, allows users to instantly connect with each other in an augmented reality social network.
Catherine Clifford
Google Axes Project Ara Market Test in Puerto Rico, Postpones Debut to 2016
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Google Axes Project Ara Market Test in Puerto Rico, Postpones Debut to 2016

Project Ara chalked delays for the modular smartphone up to 'lots of iterations…more than we thought.'
Geoff Weiss
Samsung Unveils a Keyboard Cover for Its Latest Phones
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Samsung Unveils a Keyboard Cover for Its Latest Phones

The $80 keyboard cover will give you both a case and a hardware keyboard for those times when you need to punch out long messages.
The Startup Behind Popular Selfie-Editing App Facetune Raises $10 Million, Plans for New Products
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The Startup Behind Popular Selfie-Editing App Facetune Raises $10 Million, Plans for New Products

This is Lightricks first-ever outside investment. The startup will double headcount and work on new photo-editing products.
Catherine Clifford
The 4 New Rules Telecom Needs to Play By
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The 4 New Rules Telecom Needs to Play By

Did you know that today's voice communications travel along the same public switched network used in the days of switchboard operators?
Scott Lahman
Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches
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Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches

In response to the Stagefright hacking software that leaves the Android system vulnerable, companies are pushing for fast fixes.
GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection
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GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection

The league has been criticized for its cavalier attitude toward traumatic head injuries and it's thought that more than 25 percent of players will suffer brain problems.
Hey Loudmouth, Keep It Down! The 4 Most Annoying Cell Phone Habits.
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Hey Loudmouth, Keep It Down! The 4 Most Annoying Cell Phone Habits.

Since July is National Cell Phone Courtesy month, it's the perfect time to remind everyone of a few basic cell phone etiquette rules.
Deborah Mitchell
Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature
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Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature

The ride-hailing transportation giant has updated its app with a special message for residents of the Big Apple.
Catherine Clifford