Friday, February 28, 2014
Our intrepid team of reporters spent the week in Barcelona at the world's biggest mobile trade show, looking at a slew of mobile devices and services. But what topics were on everyone's mind at Mobile World Congress 2014?
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The appeals court went by a strict interpretation of the statute under which the driver was charged
Cord-cutters and small city-dwellers not welcome.
This fledgling wearable uses your pulse wave as a unique identifier, so it can unlock doors, accounts and more in a way that no one can decode or steal.
Wrist-worn heart rate monitors with the same accuracy as a tight, uncomfortable chest strap? Be still my beating heart.
Samsung's Galaxy S5 may have grabbed the biggest share of the spotlight in Barcelona this week, but there were plenty of other mobile devices that caught our eye.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
This smart brush wants to make oral hygiene fun, with videos to entertain you and even achievement badges. But your dentist will approve of its methods too
Samsung announces new Exynos six- and eight-core Exynos mobile chips
Android Police releases images of an ostensibly Motorola-designed Google smartwatch prototype.
The popular messaging service is taking on the likes of Skype and Viber with its new VoIP service.
Debuting at Mobile World Congress and arriving in the U.S. later in 2014, the V@Home TV Gateway DVR lets you watch and record live TV on multiple devices at once.
Macworld Lab finally got the high-end standard configuration model of Apple's high-end workstation. The benchmark results continue to impress.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
In a Q&A with journalists at Mobile World Congress, a Motorola executive shared plans on venturing into wearables territory.
It's a smartwatch, no it's a headset. Stop. You're both right.
We're still a little iffy about that kickstand, but we can't stop staring at its brushed aluminum chassis and 1080p display.
In this video report, you'll see why Nokia's X, X1, and XL are more reminiscent of Windows Phone devices than of the Android OS they actually run.
AT&T will use Connected Car Cloud for a new LTE service
HeadsUp adds robust task-management tools to the already awesome Cal app for Android.
The heart rate monitors in Samsung's new-gen wearables make them extremely personal, but the devices' chunky designs may not inspire true love.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Facebook's CEO took the stage at Mobile World Congress to discuss his Internet.org initiative, which aims to get the entire population of Earth online.
We've told you about the changes Sony's introducing to its Xperia smartphones and tablets. Now see the new Xperia Z2 phone for yourself in this video report.
Yep, it includes a heart-rate sensor too.
The SpareOne is an $80 phone that runs on a AA battery; it's designed as a backup in case your regular smartphone isn't charged. We take a closer look in this video report from Mobile World Congress.
Helping Android enthusiasts of all experience levels, from newbies to long-time users.
If you were looking for an Android-y Windows Phone experience, however, this might be up your alley.
The waterproof SmartBand is basically a Fitbit Flex with a couple extra features, but the secret sauce is the gorgeous Lifelog app...which you don't even need the SmartBand to use.
Anonymous apps let you speak your mind, but at what cost?
Hey, Google: Keep it simple, make it cheap, and go with the strengths that got you here in the first place.
And there are three of them: The Nokia X, X+, and XL.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
After launching in the U.S. and Canada five months ago, RealPlayer Cloud rolls out to the rest of the world Monday.
Finally: a smartwatch that answers calls and lets you hear them too. Just stick the screen in your ear. (No, really.)
The Gear 2 gets new fitness features and will control smart TVs, but the Gear 2 Neo lacks a camera, which was our favorite part of its Galaxy Gear predecessor.