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This Translation App Helps Professionals Traveling in China and Japan
Business Travel

This Translation App Helps Professionals Traveling in China and Japan

Waygo, a mobile app, takes a snapshot of written text and translates it into basic English.
Jonathan Blum
Google to Unveil 'Shamu'-Sized Smartphone of Its Own Later This Month
Mobile

Google to Unveil 'Shamu'-Sized Smartphone of Its Own Later This Month

A size contest seems to have erupted among today's leading smartphone manufacturers.
Geoff Weiss
From Apple to Samsung, One British Entrepreneur Sees a Golden Opportunity
Business Ideas

From Apple to Samsung, One British Entrepreneur Sees a Golden Opportunity

Goldgenie takes smartphones and gives them a little extra bling.
Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers
Bankruptcy

Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers

GT Advanced Technologies suffered the consequences after Apple decided not to use its scratch-resistant sapphire glass screens for the iPhone 6.
How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories
Smartphones

How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories

Sales of older inventory are actually booming, fueled oddly enough by new phones from Apple, Samsung and Motorola, according to mobile accessory companies.
Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall
Samsung

Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall

The South Korea-based tech giant is expecting its first annual earnings drop since 2011.
11 Things Android Phones Can Do That The iPhone Still Can't
Android

11 Things Android Phones Can Do That The iPhone Still Can't

With its iPhone 6 and iOS 8, Apple has introduced a few features that have been available on Android smartphones for quite some time. But some say Apple is still leagues behind in other ways.
Lisa Eadicicco
A Genealogy of Your Smartphone (Infographic)
Infographics

A Genealogy of Your Smartphone (Infographic)

The cell phone is a smidge over 30 years old and the first commercial iteration was priced at almost $4,000.
Catherine Clifford
BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape
Innovation

BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape

Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet.
What We Want in the iPhone 7
iPhone

What We Want in the iPhone 7

Sure, the iPhone 6 just came out. But let's be honest. It's far from perfect.
Karyne Levy
44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
Productivity

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
Legal Center

FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
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Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1
iPhone

Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1

Because, you know, cell reception is probably important.
Laura Entis
iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape
iPhone

iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape

Some customers have had problems with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bending from being kept in pockets.
Carly Okyle