Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Facebook launches Watch tab of original video shows

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Facebook has a new home for original video content produced exclusively for it by partners, who will earn 55 percent of ad break revenue while Facebook keeps 45 percent. The “Watch” tab and several dozen original shows will start rolling out to a small group of U.S. users tomorrow on mobile, desktop and Facebook’s TV […]

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Google Pixel 2's missing headphone jack could be justified by Android O

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If recent rumors are to be trusted, the Google Pixel 2 won’t feature the common 3.5mm headphone jack. It won’t be the first to rid of it – the iPhone 7, HTC U11 and the Moto Z were among the more popular models to lop it off in the last year. And it certainly won’t […]

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Here’s the 22nd batch of 500 Startups companies

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500 Startups is ramping up its next batch of companies in its early-stage startup program, which this time consists of 36 startups. The firm’s pitch to companies entering the accelerator has generally been that it can better help support growth and marketing efforts. So a lot of the companies you’ll find in this batch are […]

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Sony Xperia XZ 2: release date, news and rumors

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Update: So, leave it up to Sony to make things even more confusing. We’ve spotted a rumor that suggests its next flagship phone will be called the Sony Xperia XZ1, not the XZ 2. A recent leak appears to show off Sony’s next device, teasing at a relocated rear-facing camera and some powerful, yet expect […]

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Apple just released iOS 11 developer beta 5

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Apple just dropped a brand new beta for your favorite iOS update of the year. While iOS 11 isn’t coming out until September, the company has been testing the new version for a couple of months already. I still don’t recommend installing the beta on a device you use every day, unless you’re willing to […]

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OnePlus 5 soft gold gives you limited edition bling

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You’ll soon be able to buy the OnePlus 5 in a soft gold hue, with the limited edition color going on sale later today, August 7. It will cost you the same as the slate grey OnePlus 5 at £449 ($479, around AU$630), which comes with a 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage. The new […]

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New leaks reveal more about wireless charging and Face ID on the iPhone 8

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The annual iPhone reveal is almost upon us and next month we should get an official look at everything Apple has put into the iPhone 8. Until then, the leaks and tips keep on coming at a steady rate, and the latest to hit the web concern the device’s wireless charging and face recognition capabilities. […]

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Escher Reality is building the backend for cross-platform mobile AR

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The potential of mobile augmented reality is clear. Last summer Pokemon Go gave a glimpse of just how big this craze could be, as thousands of excited humans converged on parks, bus stops and other locations around the world to chase virtual monsters through the lens of their smartphones. Apple was also watching. And this […]

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Travis Kalanick reportedly sought to reassert control at Uber after ouster

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Just under two months after resigning from Uber, former CEO Travis Kalanick has reportedly asked some former colleagues if they would support him in a potential shareholder battle, according to a new report by The Information. You’ll periodically find these kinds of proxy fights happening at public companies, but after his ouster, it appears that Kalanick […]

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Samsung tipped to embed fingerprint tech in the display of the Note 9

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We’ve not even seen the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 break cover yet, but the rumor mill doesn’t care for schedules and timings, and we’ve already heard an interesting tidbit about the Note 9 – it’s going to come with a fingerprint sensor embedded in its display. That’s the prediction of analysts at KGI Securities, who […]

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