Burner mobile app goes beyond prank calls

Apr 17, 2013
Prank calls -- which in 2013 are all but rooted out with caller ID -- may get new life with a new app called Burner. But the software may have legitimate privacy uses as well.
Posted In: android, mobile apps, privacy

Facebook's phone function -- and some fresh O.J.

Apr 4, 2013
Facebook reveals a way to turn your phone into a direct extension of your Facebook account.
Posted In: Facebook, sushi, android

Meet Tizen, Samsung's new mobile operating system

Feb 27, 2013
Samsung's new phone operating system is called Tizen, and there are other rivals coming soon, including one from the browser maker, Firefox.
Posted In: samsung, mobile apps, mobile, ios, android

Are you buying a new phone or a new lifestyle?

Sep 12, 2012
As Apple announces its newest iPhone, we take a look at tech ecosystems you buy into when you buy a new gadget.
Posted In: iPhone, apple, iphone 5, tech ecosystems, android

Google's I/O conference: New operating system, tablet

Jun 26, 2012
The search giant is expected to announce quite a few upgrades for devices.
Posted In: Google, apple, android, Facebook

Are you an iPhone or an Android?

Jun 11, 2012
In the battle of the mobile superpowers, it's Apple v. Google and iPhone v. Android -- and consumers have to choose. Which culture do you fit in best?
Posted In: iPhone, android, apple

Is the newest cool kid on the block … Microsoft?

Apr 20, 2012
The software graybeard may have a future in mobile after all.
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, android, apple, iPhone, ios, zynga, Draw Something

Nokia's new Windows Phone: A legit contender?

Apr 5, 2012
The Windows Phone platform is about to get a big boost from Nokia. The Finnish company is launching the Lumia 900, a smartphone that runs on Windows. Also, Google wants to put a computer in your glasses.
Posted In: nokia, iPhone, android, apple, Google, Microsoft

The new iPad is hot, in sales and actual temperature

Mar 22, 2012
Apple’s newest creation is popular, but is it uncomfortable to hold?
Posted In: iPad, android, tablets, Robot Roundup

Google's search changes not all that dramatic

Mar 16, 2012
Plus, the FBI wants Google’s help unlocking a phone, and the iPad battles a robot vacuum cleaner.
Posted In: Google, search, privacy, FBI, android, iPad