Net Neutrality Must Apply to Mobile Internet Access Too

Recent debate about network neutrality has largely focused on how to make sure broadband providers don't manipulate their customers' Internet connections (or as John Oliver put it, how to prevent "cable company f*ckery"). But in today's world of smartphones and tablets people are spending less of their time on the… » 7/09/14 5:20am Wednesday 5:20am

Mynd Calendar Premium: This App Knows Your Schedule Better Than You Do

Mynd's smart calendar app for iOS just got a hefty new update today. The free version adds some smart features like integration with your Contact list and LinkedIn, but it's the paid Premium upgrade that gets a major boost: it acts like a digital assistant, learning how you spend your day to predict what your future… » 7/08/14 9:30am Tuesday 9:30am

Mount Your Smartphone in Your Car On the Cheap with Today's Gold Box

While nobody condones sending a Yo or Snapchat while you drive, keeping your phone visible in the car is important if you use it for GPS or for audio playback. iOttie makes some of the best dash mounts in the business, and Amazon has put a ton of them on sale, today only. » 7/03/14 8:46am 7/03/14 8:46am

Razr Burn: My Month With 2004's Most Exciting Phone

In July of 2004, Motorola debuted the Razr V3, one of the most iconic cellphones of all time. Exactly 10 years later, I shed my iPhone for a month to experience the world where apps don't exist and T9 reigns king. Maybe I did it for the nostalgia. Maybe I did it because I hate myself just a little bit. Either way, one… » 7/02/14 11:20am 7/02/14 11:20am

You Can Now Chat Between iOS and Android Even Without Reception

FireChat, the elegant mesh networking app that lets you talk to you friends without an internet connection, just got even better. While you've been able to use the app on iOS and Android devices separately for months, a new version of the app lets you cross the platforms. It sounds pretty neat! » 6/24/14 1:18pm 6/24/14 1:18pm

Blackberry Confirms Its Bizarre Box-Like Phone Is Coming This Fall

According to the folks over at Mobile Syrup, during Blackberry's quarterly earnings report, John Chen confirmed the existence of the company's next phone—and it's a head-scratcher. Previously known as the Windermere, the device is now officially known as the Passport and features a square 4.5-inch 1440×1440 pixel… » 6/19/14 12:34pm 6/19/14 12:34pm

T-Mobile's Now Letting You Test Drive Its Network Before You Switch

T-Mobile says it's sure that you will prefer its network over yours, and it says that once people switch over they're generally really happy and don't go back. But, people are afraid to make the jump. So, T-Mobile is partnering with Apple, and will let you test drive a brand new iPhone 5S on its network for seven days… » 6/18/14 9:33pm 6/18/14 9:33pm

Amazon Fire Phone Hands-On: Great For Amazon, Less For You

Amazon revealed its first ever phone today. Dubbed the Fire Phone, it has all kinds of wild features like the head-tracking Dynamic Perspective, Firefly (for buying all the things), and all kinds of other bells and whistles. Novel stuff, but is it actually, y'know, good? We just went hands-on, and we're not too sure. » 6/18/14 7:24pm 6/18/14 7:24pm