Some areas of Android security are finally rock solid, while there are other areas that Google definitely needs to nail down. But don’t forget that most of security is consumer behavior: if you take the right steps, there’ll be little for you to worry about....More
Windows 10 Mobile Lumia devices have a handy option under Settings to track your steps and places you visit. If you use this alongside the Microsoft Health app and Microsoft Band v2 it will also fill in gaps in your steps when not wearing Band.
People sitting in the audience during the Lenovo keynote on Thursday morning got a roadmap for what one company is betting on for its future: A post-PC environment where powerful and sophisticated technology is mixed and matched like so many techno-Legos. Oh - and add a healthy dose of augmented reality (AR) into the experience too....More
Today, Lenovo unveiled a new line of mobile phones designed specifically for augmented-reality applications and user experiences. The PHAB2 line has three models, and each comes equipped with Tango technology -- a set of sensors and software from Google that senses the phone's motions through physical space....More
Bank of America returns to the Windows platform with a new Universal Windows Platform app for PC and mobile devices running Windows 10. This new app arrives more than a year since the company completely pulled out of Windows mobile and caused great consternation for users....More
The Xbox One Preview Program is picking back up this week after a hiatus to begin the process of testing changes that will eventually be released as part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer....More
Memorial Day weekend sales are a time-honored retail tradition, so of course they'd move into the mobile realm. Microsoft has announced its "Ready, Set, Summer" collection of apps, which are currently reduced from their standard price....More
PayPal announced that it's only going to support two mobile operating systems from now on -- iOS and Android. That means its Windows Phone app will be sunsetted on June 30, and Windows Phone users will have the option of accessing PayPal's mobile site through their phone's web browser.
Is the withdrawal of support really going to be a hardship? Sound off below....More
How do you plan where to spend your tech budget where all the radical, new stuff is still a few months off? And why is it taking so long anyway? Here's our explanation, via Google IO, the show whose motto this year was "Coming Soon."...More
Today is exactly 25 months since Microsoft closed its acquisition of Nokia's phone business on 25 April 2014 and in that short time the Redmond company has cut away all vestiges of that purchase....More
The phones, which will sell for about 5,000 yuan ($765) apiece, are designed to be rolled into a bracelet and worn on the wrist. The touchscreens work when curled up, or can be unfurled into rectangles to use just like any other smartphone....More