Choosing the type of wireless technology to invest in is anything but easy because there are three major competitors vying to become the industry standard, the latest of which is Rezence, a wireless charging standard backed by several major manufacturers.
Anyone who wants to know how to find a lost or stolen Samsung Galaxy, LG G2, or HTC One, no have to rely on third-party options. Google today released Android Device Manager, an app capable of locating a lost phone or tablet and wiping it if the device is stolen.
Spotify today announced a new version of its streaming service that no longer requires a paid subscription in order to listen to music on an Android or iOS device, though the new rules place some restrictions.
ASUS has ignored the US market with each smartphone release, but the Taiwanese manufacturer will finally begin selling in the U.S. next year when it delivers the Padfone phone that can transform into a tablet.
Nokia planned to release an Android smartphone prior to news that Microsoft would purchase its handset division for $7.2 billion. Despite expectations that the project was likely to be killed, Nokia is continuing work on its "Normandy" Android phone and may release it before the Microsoft deal is finalized.
Sprint today announced that it has launched its tri-band 4G LTE Sprint Spark service in Chicago and it plans to have several other markets online by the middle of next year. Sprint Spark works only with a handful of devices, and the next smartphone to be included will be an updated version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4. The device remains identical to the one launched last spring with the exception that the 1.9 GHz quad-core processor has been added to go along with the connectivity changes necessary to support switching between 800 MHz, 1.9GHz, and 2.5GHz spectrum bands. The phone will cost $199.99 when purchased on a two-year agreement.
Chromecast, the $35 HDMI dongle that can control media streaming from a smartphone or tablet, has added support for several new media apps today, including popular content sources like VEVO, Songza, and Revision 3.
Sprint today brought its Sprint Spark brand of 4G LTE service to Chicago and some surrounding markets of the Chicagoland area. So what exactly is different about Sprint Spark 4G?
Apple always gets in the holiday spirit by releasing free digital content through its 12 Days of Gifts app for iOS. For the first time, the app is available in the United States.
Google Hangouts took over the messaging duties on some Android devices in recent months, and that led to some headaches that were not fixed until a new version of Hangouts was released today.