Category Archives: Mobile Devices

The best iPhone games 2017

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Redbird, Greenbird and Bluebird aren’t birds in the conventional sense. They’re ‘snakebirds’ – grumpy worm-like feathered critters with a penchant for fruit. The tiny snag is they happen to live on tiny islands, and getting to the fruit (and then to the exits that propel them to the next fruity collection point) isn’t exactly simple. […]

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Samsung takes a big hit in new US reputation poll

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Last year was rough on just about everyone. Samsung seemed to get it especially bad, as the Note 7 saga stretched out over several months and two separate recalls. Somewhere in there, the electronic giant’s washing machines got caught up in the madness with a recall of their own, while its executives got tangled up […]

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iPhone 8 using wireless charging can't be confirmed, even by the tech's creators

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Last week, Apple joined the Wireless Power Consortium, the body that oversees standards for the over-the-air charging tech. But this news doesn’t mean for certain that the iPhone 8 will come with wireless charging built in. TechRadar spoke to Menno Treffers, Chair of the WPC, who told us the overseeing body doesn’t know any more […]

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How mobile technology is transforming lives in rural India

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Melissa Jun Rowley Crunch Network Contributor Melissa Jun Rowley is a journalist, entrepreneur and activist focused on the intersection of storytelling, technology and social justice. As the founder and CEO of Humanise, Inc., she is developing The Toolbox, a data-driven humanitarian initiative created by musician Peter Gabriel. More posts by this contributor: How to join […]

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Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think

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Flying from SF to LA every week sucks, and so Sriram Krishnan is leaving a big financial opportunity at Snap to ditch the commute. The former Facebook Audience Network executive spent the last year running Snap’s Ads API and platform, and now he’s leaving. The move was reported in Recode today, saying “The timing here isn’t […]

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The best Sprint plans in February 2017

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The best Sprint plans are actually the best plans nationwide as of February 2017, and that’s likely because the carrier is stuck in fourth place. That’s good news for consumers, at least if you’re a smart shopper. The new Sprint Unlimited plans join its four-tier family share plan as the ultimate to use all of […]

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10 Best Android phones 2017: which should you buy?

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Update: What’s the best Android phone out right now? You’ll find our top ten Android smartphones running Google’s operating system that can’t be beat, at least until new ones make their way to stores later in 2017. Here are today’s best.   The best Android phones from a year ago have gotten better in 2017, […]

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10 best smartphones in the US

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Update: What’s the best phone in the US for 2017? We have 10 top phones you can buy right now after our comprehensive phone review testing. You can’t get a better Android or iPhone than what here today.  Knowing the best smartphone you can buy in 2017 is more than just a hunch for us. We […]

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Leaked pictures show Galaxy S8, LG G6 complete with cases

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Few phone tipsters are as prolific or as well-informed as Evan Blass (@evleaks) and the man has had another Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 shot to show off this weekend – one that sees the flagship phone wearing some kind of case. We don’t know where the cases are from but the picture does […]

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LG G6 shows off its always-on display in newly leaked photos

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In a week’s time we’re expecting LG to finally unveil the LG G6 officially at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In the meantime, a new pair of unofficial photos have found their way onto the web, courtesy of 9to5Google. There’s nothing too surprising here for those of us who’ve been following the LG G6 leaks […]

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