Smartphones

Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Texting

Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services

The digital news outlet will offers users a reading experience similar to a text-message conversation. It's the latest in a string of startups and tech companies that are emulating the most basic digital communication format.
Catherine Clifford
5 Valentine's Day Gifts for the Wi-Fi Lover in Your Life
connected devices

5 Valentine's Day Gifts for the Wi-Fi Lover in Your Life

If only our hearts connected as easily as our devices.
Dirk Gates
These New Smartphones Will Have Screens That Are Always On
Smartphones

These New Smartphones Will Have Screens That Are Always On

Models from LG and Samsung will constantly show the time and notifications.
Carly Okyle
Soon, You May Be Able to Wirelessly Charge Your iPhone
Technology

Soon, You May Be Able to Wirelessly Charge Your iPhone

Apple is developing wireless charging technology that could be ready by next year, according to a report.
Lindsay Friedman
This Startup That Fills Your Gas Tank on Demand Just Raised $9 Million
Gasoline

This Startup That Fills Your Gas Tank on Demand Just Raised $9 Million

You can order a full tank of gas from your smartphone with the app from Seattle-based Booster.
Catherine Clifford
Chase Announces Plans to Allow ATM Withdrawals With Smartphones
Technology

Chase Announces Plans to Allow ATM Withdrawals With Smartphones

Initially, transactions will be conducted using a one-time pin number sent to a user's device.
Lindsay Friedman
Why Your Small Business Needs a Mobile App
Performance Ignited

Why Your Small Business Needs a Mobile App

Smartphone apps have become too important a marketing tool for small business owners to do without.
Scott Shane
A Startup That Aims to Get Teens Talking on the Phone Raised $2.2 Million
Tech Startups

A Startup That Aims to Get Teens Talking on the Phone Raised $2.2 Million

All calls on Unmute are broadcasted live, so anyone can tune in and listen to the call via the iPhone app or the web.
AT&T Will Offer Unlimited Data -- But There's a Catch
Mobile

AT&T Will Offer Unlimited Data -- But There's a Catch

Wireless subscribers who have or add DirecTV or the company's U-verse TV service to their lineup of offerings will be able to get unlimited data for their smartphone plans.
Your Future iPhone Might Know How You Are Feeling
Apple

Your Future iPhone Might Know How You Are Feeling

Apple just bought Emotient, a San Diego-based artificial intelligence startup.
Catherine Clifford
Google, Lenovo Announce Plans to 'Tango' With Smartphone Collaboration
Technology

Google, Lenovo Announce Plans to 'Tango' With Smartphone Collaboration

Developed by Google, Project Tango is a technology that gives smartphones and tablets the ability to "see" the same way humans can.
Study: Time Spent on Mobile Devices Doubled in 2015
Mobile

Study: Time Spent on Mobile Devices Doubled in 2015

Use of so-called phablets has also exploded, and may soon become the top type of mobile device.
Snubbing Apple and Google, Toyota Teams With Ford for Dashboard Tech
Cars

Snubbing Apple and Google, Toyota Teams With Ford for Dashboard Tech

Ford's SmartDeviceLink allows drivers to access smartphone apps via the dashboard touch screen or even voice control.
Arjun Kharpal
Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone
Cybercrime

Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone

Here are eight ways to protect your phone from crafty cybercriminals.
Gary Davis