Essential Phone gets a $200 price drop, existing customers get credit

Essential has an offer that’s honestly very hard to refuse: The price of the Essential Phone (PH-1, going by technical model number), is now $200...

BlackBerry ditches the keyboard in latest handset

Yesterday at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, BlackBerry announced the Motion, an all-screen smartphone with a massive battery. Made by TCL like BlackBerry’s other handsets,...

Apple is looking into reports of iPhone 8 batteries swelling

Reports from a few iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus buyers have suggested there could be an issue with the battery inside some of the devices swelling,...

Crunch Report | Everything Apple 2017

Apple releases the new iPhone X and iPhone 8, the latest version of the Apple Watch (Series 3) and Apple TV 4K. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...

Xiaomi aims to upstage the iPhone with successor to acclaimed bezel-less smartphone

Xiaomi’s bezel-less Mi Mix smartphone grabbed a huge amount of attention when it launched last October. Now the Chinese phone maker is getting more opportunistic...

New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app

An update to the venerable Faketoken.q Android malware has made it easier for the program to steal your credit card information from ride-sharing apps. Faketoken...

Don’t worry — the FCC doesn’t want a mobile broadband speed cap, just standards

The FCC's latest investigation into America's internet connectivity rollout wants to establish the standard speeds for mobile broadband. The FCC wants to use these speeds as a benchmark to determine...

McDonald’s Boombox review

Can a ordinary cardboard drink tray be transformed into a party speaker that leverages the power of your smartphone for better, louder sound? Find out in our McDonald’s Boombox review. The...

Escher Reality is building the backend for cross-platform mobile AR

The potential of mobile augmented reality is clear. Last summer Pokemon Go gave a glimpse of just how big this craze could be, as thousands...

Lenovo is abandoning its Vibe Pure UI software in favor of stock Android

Lenovo is abandoning its custom Vibe Pure UI software in favor of stock Android, a company rep confirmed in early August. As a result, the company's future smartphones could receive...