Category Archives: Mobile

Hands on with ‘Command & Conquer Rivals’

The Command and Conquer franchise made its PC debut all the way back in 1995. In the two decades since, the game has garnered a rabid following with dozens of sequels and spinoffs. In 2018, the C&C experience returns to mobile with the free-to-pl…

‘Command & Conquer’ mobile game wants in on that ‘Clash of Clans’ money

If you were looking for a full-scale return of the Command & Conquer franchise, this probably isn't it. During the EA Play presentation at E3, the publisher revealed the new mobile game Command & Conquer: Rivals, a simplified 1v1 combat game…

iOS 12 uses third-party apps to report spam calls and messages

Right now, there isn't much you can do to fight spam calls and text messages directly from your iPhone. You can report iMessages, but not much more. That's all set to change with iOS 12, however. Hidden amidst the many other feature updates is suppor…

We’re live from E3 2018 in Los Angeles!

The calendar has flipped to June, which only means one thing: We're back in LA. It also means that you can keep it locked here this week for all the news from E3 2018 as it happens. While Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft, Bethesda and others all have events…

A brief (and depressing) history of gaming phones

ASUS' surprisingly ambitious ROG Phone is a clear sign the company has confidence in the gaming smartphone category. And it wasn't that long ago that the likes of Razer, Xiaomi and Nubia thought they saw an opportunity for a cash grab here. But as hi…

FCC shrugs at fake cell towers around the White House

Turns out, Ajit Pai was serious last year when he told lawmakers that the FCC didn't want anything to do with cybersecurity. This past April the Associated Press reported "For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existen…

Choose your own swipe actions with the latest Gmail for Android

While swipe gestures to deal with your email have been around for some time, Gmail for Android just made them even better. If you're running the latest version of the Gmail app (8.5.20) on your phone, you'll now be able to customize the swipe actions…

Facebook will send fewer ‘you are now connected’ Messenger reminders

For those who spend the majority of their time online plugged into Facebook, the red dot notification feels like an urgent call to action. It pops up via tags, comments, Likes and other NewsFeed activity, but it can also appear alongside more infuria…

Essential’s second smartphone module adds a headphone jack

Despite rumors it's up for sale, Essential is still operating as if everything is just fine. After releasing a new beta for Android P, the company has just launched its second modular accessory. The Audio Adapter HD packs a pre-amp and an ESS Sabre D…

Anker built two Nintendo Switch-optimized battery packs

Playing the Nintendo Switch in portable mode is incredibly convenient, but the short battery life can leave users wanting. Today, Anker announced two new battery packs that are optimized for fast charging the Nintendo Switch. One is a $70, 13400mAh p…