Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Facebook will lease its first San Francisco office, for Instagram

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Facebook is finally getting an office space in San Francisco, and is currently considering several different locations, one of which will house up to 100 Instagram employees, an industry source familiar with the lease plan confirmed to TechCrunch. Earlier today, The Registry reported Facebook is in talks for a space at 181 Fremont in the […]

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iPhone 7S Plus release date, news and rumors

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Update: A new iPhone 7S Plus sketch suggests the design will be almost identical to the iPhone 7 Plus. While we don’t have a release date yet, the phone has apparently entered mass production, and we have seen iOS 11. Apple in 2017 appears to be giving buyers multiple choices, and if it’s true that […]

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Gamer chat tool Discord secretly raised ~$50M as insiders cashed out

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It’s been a rocky road to glory for Discord, a startup whose iPad battle arena game, “Fates Forever,” earned it a top spot at our 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt show, but wound up flopping with users. What a difference a few years makes. After pivoting to a voice and text chat tool for video game teams […]

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10 best Android phones in India: which should you buy in 2017?

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When it comes to India, the love for Android here is never-ending. While Apple has caught up some serious pace in the Indian market, Android still has a massive cut when it comes to market share. No doubt, the adaptability, availability and affordability of Android phones played a huge role to achieve the big number.  […]

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Pinterest raises $150M at a $12.3B valuation as it makes a full press into visual search

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Pinterest said today that the company has raised $150 million in additional capital at a valuation of $12.3 billion as it makes a further full-court press on its visual recognition and search pitch to investors and advertisers — and perhaps one day Wall Street. Pinterest last raised $367 million in additional financing at an $11 […]

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Apple’s Business Chat will bring customer service to the iMessage platform

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Apple is working on a way to bring businesses to iMessage platform, in order to answer customer questions, offer customer service and even perform transactions. Though not announced at WWDC, a new page on Apple’s Developer site briefly details this new service, dubbed “Business Chat,” which will be able to operate across platforms, including iPhone, […]

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AR you ready? Here's why Apple can win augmented reality

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Apple is finally taking on its biggest rivals in an arena where it’s up until now sat on the sidelines: augmented reality.  The tech giant announced its first homegrown salvo into the AR wars during its WWDC 2017 keynote earlier today. It comes in the form of a new developer framework within iOS 11 called […]

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Apple test hints that iOS 11 will be the end-of-life for outdated, 32-bit applications

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Ahead of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference today, and the expected announcement of iOS 11, the company briefly removed older, 32-bit iOS applications from appearing in the App Store’s search results. The change, which appears to have been a short test on Sunday, could have impacted a sizable portion of the App Store’s long tail. According […]

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The best free iPhone apps 2017

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The Weather Underground app (or ‘Wunderground’ to your iPhone, which sounds like an oddly dark Disney film) is one of those products that flings in everything but the kitchen sink yet somehow remains usable. Whatever your particular interest in the weather, you’re covered, through a slew of ’tiles’ (which can be moved or disabled to […]

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The best Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 deals in June 2017

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The new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) give you the premium looks of the flagship Samsung Galaxy S7, but with a much lower price tag. If you fancy getting hold of a smartphone with flagship looks without having to empty your wallet then you’ll want to check out the best Samsung […]

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