Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Square’s dominant year hits a snag

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Square is continuing to make its bid to capture the payments of small businesses around the world, as well as tap into the momentum of peer-to-peer payments products with Square Cash, as its payments volume continues a steady and methodical rise — though, Wall Street still seems a little skeptical today as the stock is […]

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Government trials mobile phone data to track us

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Big Brother really is watching us. And he’s in our pockets all the time. The UK government is using mobile phone data to find out where we are and what we are doing. For centuries, governments have wrestled with the problem of finding out how many people are living in their countries and what they’re […]

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Spiegel hopes to save Snapchat with an algorithmic feed

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Snap got destroyed by Wall Street today after a horrible Q3 earnings where revenue and user growth fell well under expectations. So to get things going in the right direction, CEO Evan Spiegel says Snapchat will make some bold moves not everyone will like. Specifically, it’s redesigning the app to be easier for older people […]

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The best iPhone 6S Plus deals pre-Black Friday 2017

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2017 has been the year when iPhone 6S Plus deals have finally fallen substantially. We saw big drops over the summer and prices have continued to dwindle since, no doubt thanks to the advent of the exciting iPhone X launch. It’s no great surprise that the trend has been in that direction, Between the X, […]

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Tests give iPhone X display top honors, but camera is merely competitive

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Lab tests on the recently released iPhone X put Apple’s new flagship in the highest tiers of quality when it comes to the display and camera, but it’s only in the former category that it truly leaves the competition behind. Of course, what’s the point of having great images if your screen can’t show them […]

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OnePlus 5T price may not jump up after all

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With each passing generation we’ve seen OnePlus phones jump up slightly in price, leaving the OnePlus 5 as the most expensive phone yet from the company at $479 (£449, AU$599). We now have a confirmation from OnePlus that the price for the upcoming OnePlus 5T won’t be extreme, but it may still cost more than […]

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Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

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Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on iOS. As CNBC first reported, according to a Bernstein analyst, Google could pay […]

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Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

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The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using neural networks and deep learning technology to power visual effects on mobile devices. It’s launched a new website, Prismalabs.ai, detailing this new offering. Initially, say Prisma’s co-founders, they’ll be offering […]

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The Note 8 makes a brief appearance on Samsung's website

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It would seem that Samsung’s grown tired of everyone else leaking information about its upcoming Galaxy Note 8 super-phablet and decided to take matters into its own hands, briefly listing the device on its own website before pulling the page again. Unfortunately the link for the listing only led to a blank page, so we […]

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Why mobile games are appearing in arcades all over the world

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Seemingly everyone has downloaded and incessantly played free games like Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja or Candy Crush Saga on our phones, so why are people leaving the comfort of their home, heading to their local arcade and paying money for precisely the same experience? These titles are sitting as equals alongside classic titles of Time […]

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