Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

A smartphone is only as great as its apps, and developers were hard at work again this week to make your pocket computer just a little bit better. This week iOS saw a swell of platform-only apps whereas Android was a little light. I also came across an amazing language-learning app for Windows Phone that's giving me… » 11/30/14 4:00pm 11/30/14 4:00pm

Leaked Images Show What Could've Been a Lumia 1020 Successor

When the Lumia 1020 launched last summer with its bulbous 41-megapixel camera, it was a weird looking smartphone that found favor with the photography-inclined. It's been 15 months since the 1020 was released, and we haven't seen much physical evidence that Microsoft was planning a follow-up—until now. » 11/30/14 10:13am 11/30/14 10:13am

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

The app world wasn't having such a great week as news of the iOS Masque Attack, a vulnerability that lets malicious third-party apps masquerade as legitimate alternatives, prompted the U.S. government to issue a statement. Yikes! But don't be too afraid, because like always, there are some great apps to check out… » 11/16/14 6:00pm 11/16/14 6:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

In contrast to last week's gush of new apps from the Microsoft Garage project, things have slowed back to normal. But that doesn't mean that there aren't some awesome apps to mention. Let's also not forget that we achieved a major smartphone milestone this week: You can now order Taco Bell with just an app. The future… » 11/02/14 7:00pm 11/02/14 7:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

This week we saw an insane amount of new apps. Facebook Creative Labs revealed mobile-friendly message boards for iOS. Google wants completely reimagine your inbox. Even Skype had a doodle-centric tweak for Windows Phone. But there's much, much more to explore in the world of our three favorite operating systems, so… » 10/26/14 5:00pm 10/26/14 5:00pm

Microsoft's Xim Is the Easiest Way to Share Photos To Friends' Phones

Smartphones have all but replaced a digital camera for most users, but easily sharing those snaps is still a problem. Creating online galleries, emailing photos, or even crowding around a tiny display are all less than ideal ways to share. So Microsoft's researchers created Xim, a surprisingly simple way to create… » 10/08/14 12:30pm 10/08/14 12:30pm