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Because of course: Instagram might soon allow you to add Giphy GIFs to your Stories

Because of course: Instagram might soon allow you to add Giphy GIFs to your Stories

35 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena

In case your Instagram stories have felt a bit lackluster recently, a new change might soon allow you to spice thins up by including a GIF inside, graciously supplied by Giphy...
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4 reasons Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto still aren't ubiquitous

4 reasons Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto still aren't ubiquitous

13 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

ANALYSIS: Theoretically, pairing a popular smartphone with any new car should be easy: Apple's and Google's in-car platforms have been out for nearly four years, and should be...
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Facebook Messenger Bug Preventing Some iPhone Users From Being Able to Type Messages

Facebook Messenger Bug Preventing Some iPhone Users From Being Able to Type Messages

19 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   2 articles

Many Facebook Messenger users have taken to social media today to point out a frustrating keyboard bug occurring within the iPhone app. According to the affected users...
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Google and Huawei partner to bring RCS to millions via Jibe and Android Messages app

Google and Huawei partner to bring RCS to millions via Jibe and Android Messages app

22 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   4 articles

Google has nabbed a notable partner in Huawei as it strides forward in its quest to push Rich Communication Services to the masses. The Chinese smartphone giant announced today...
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Thrive lets Galaxy Note 8 users moderate their use of their device

2 days ago   |   Android Community   |   3 articles

We used to laugh at the idea that people are addicted to their smartphones but the past years has shown that it's not really a laughing matter anymore. People lose sleep...
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CES Xperia Round-Up 2018

2 days ago   |   Sony Mobile   |   4 articles

Phew, CES is wrapped for another year and we're heading back to Xperia HQ with not one, but three new Xperia smartphones, packed with features that got expo visitors talking...
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U.S. security concerns could stall Huawei's and ZTE's 5G expansions

U.S. security concerns could stall Huawei's and ZTE's 5G expansions

2 days ago   |   VentureBeat

ANALYSIS: Will U.S. citizens get their first 5G phones from Huawei or ZTE? Not if Congress has its way. Over the last week, members of Congress have been getting tough on the...
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The interface to send out a missile alert in Hawaii is, as expected, quite bad

The interface to send out a missile alert in Hawaii is, as expected, quite bad

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A morning view of the city of Honolulu, Hawaii is seen on January 13, 2018. Social media ignited on January 13, 2018 after apparent screenshots of cell phone...
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Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global and Samsung launch tech detox app

Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global and Samsung launch tech detox app

2 days ago   |   VentureBeat

Between emails, social media accounts, calls, text messages, WhatsApp, and more, our smartphones have become ticking bombs, gradually turning us into co-dependent, digital...
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Results: Instagram wins the stories war

Results: Instagram wins the stories war

2 days ago   |   Phone Arena

Stories have been a big thing around social media recently. It started off on Snapchat, where teenagers would document little tidbits in their lives, which would disappear in...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could go one better than the notch-laden iPhone X

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could go one better than the notch-laden iPhone X

Most smartphone companies seem to be pursuing a truly bezel-free screen, and currently the likes of the iPhone X and Essential Phone with their notches are out in front, but... Read more ...

LG X4+ Smartphone Announced In South Korea

LG X4+ Smartphone Announced In South Korea

LG has announced the launch of a new smartphone in South Korea, the LG X4. The handset is apparently designed to be a rugged smartphone. The device is designed to offer... Read more ...

Razer Phone 2 Could Launch In September With Project Linda

Razer Phone 2 Could Launch In September With Project Linda

The Razer Phone was launched back in November of last year and now it looks like we have some details about its successor, the Razer Phone 2. According to a recent report the... Read more ...

Honor View 10 update adds Face Unlock and other nifty features

Honor View 10 update adds Face Unlock and other nifty features

Unveiled last month, Honor View 10 made its debut on the market a few weeks ago. Even though the smartphone ships with Android 8.0 Oreo and Huawei's latest EMUI 8.0, there are... Read more ...

Android Pay goes live for 80 additional banks and credit unions in the US

Android Pay goes live for 80 additional banks and credit unions in the US

Google is doing wonders when it comes to the coverage of its mobile payment service, Android Pay, in the United States. If you've been following our reports, then you already... Read more ...

Apple Redesigns Its App Store Listing For The Web

Apple Redesigns Its App Store Listing For The Web

IOS users are probably more than aware that with iOS 11, Apple has made some changes to the way the App Store is designed, which now sports a cleaner and more modern look... Read more ...

Samsung Investigated In Italy Over Alleged Planned Obsolescence

Samsung Investigated In Italy Over Alleged Planned Obsolescence

As you've probably heard, Apple is currently facing a barrage of lawsuits and government probes over the iPhone slow downs, with a French consumer group accusing Apple of... Read more ...

TSMC Thinks Premium Smartphone Shipments Will Decline In 2018

TSMC Thinks Premium Smartphone Shipments Will Decline In 2018

Some analysts are predicting that Apple's “real” super cycle will begin this year with the release of 2018's iPhones, and while that remains to be seen, it seems that not... Read more ...

‘Right to repair' legislation gaining steam amid Apple's iPhone battery...

‘Right to repair' legislation gaining steam amid Apple's iPhone battery replacement program

Amid Apple's ongoing battery repair program , iFixit today reports that “Right to Repair” legislation is gaining traction. The site explains that so far this year, 17 states... Read more ...

Chip maker TSMC sees shipments of top shelf smartphones declining this year

Chip maker TSMC sees shipments of top shelf smartphones declining this year

TSMC, the company that produced the A11 bionic SoC for the trio of 2017 Apple iPhone models, is expecting a decline in the shipment of high-end smartphones in 2018. C.C. Wei... Read more ...