Category Archives: Mobile

The Ora-X smart headphones include a flippable AR display

Google Glass was, by all accounts, a spectacular flop in the eyes of potential consumers. Now, another company hopes to succeed where Google has failed by incorporating an AR display into a device people are far more familiar with: over-ear headpho…

Uber improves its service for disabled passengers in London

After recently seeing off a challenge from the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) at London's High Court, Uber is wasting no time in its attempt to broaden its appeal across the capital. The company today announced the launch of uberASSIST, a…

EE’s £130 Robin tablet is aimed squarely at kids

Tesco might be easing back on building family-friendly phones and tablets, but UK retailers and carriers believe there's still plenty of interest in such products. Amazon recently surprised us with a very capable £50 Fire tablet, and now EE w…

Google Maps for Android displays quick stops along your route

Google Maps' upcoming update for Android devices adds a really handy feature that sounds especially useful during grueling road trips. Android Police got its hands on a copy of the app's new version, which now shows quick stops along your current r…

Waze’s maps and traffic app gets a cleaner and smarter design

Waze is one of the most popular maps and traffic apps on iOS and Android. For good reason, too: It's fast, intuitive and, often times, more accurate than the highly rated Google Maps. Today, Waze's making its mobile application even better, thanks…

Nexus 5X review: Google’s triumphant return to smaller, cheaper phones

While the Nexus 6 received plenty of praise when it debuted last year, it also got its fair share of flack. Why? Because it was just too big. For many, the Nexus 6 was the size of a tiny giant, with its 5.96-inch display and 10.1mm-thick profile th…

Leak shows Verizon’s 10-inch budget tablet

You might not be very fond of Verizon's Ellipsis tablets, but they do serve a purpose: they're low-cost ways to get LTE data access on the road. And apparently, there are enough people buying them that the carrier is making a larger version. Evan B…

Verizon’s Samsung Pay update now out for compatible phones

Verizon has started rolling out the software update it promised earlier this October — one that adds Samsung Pay to the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5. A Reddit user has posted a snapshot of an email sent to Samsung reps at Best Bu…

Droid Turbo 2 leak hints at ‘shatterproof’ screen and Moto Maker

Those rumors of Verizon launching the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 at its October 27th event? They just got much more concrete. Droid-Life has obtained leaked promos spilling the beans on both of the carrier-specific Motorola smartphones. As susp…

Apple Stores show off iPhone 6s 3D Touch with fancy tables

Apple is doing a new trick at its flagship San Francisco and New York Stores to show off the benefits of 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. A video from Grate App (below) shows the phones rigged up to a table that's actually a very large displa…