Apple Pay coming to Starbucks, KFC and Chili's

Slowly, but surely, Apple Pay is adding more supported merchants. At Re/Code's annual Code/Mobile conference on Thursday, Jennifer Bailey, the vice president of Apple Pay, announced the company's mobile payment system on the iPhone and Apple Watch will roll out to select Starbucks stores as a pilot…


Cat Phones announces Cat S40 rugged Android smartphone for the US market

Our smartphones are often the computer we use the most and when you are out in the mud, snow, or water you still need a device to perform. The Cat S40 is designed to go into these environments with you. As a professional engineer and ship designer, I often find myself out on shipchecks crawling…


Kemoge malware: Yet another reason not to use unofficial Android app installs

Unofficial Android apps are finding their way to devices through ads in more than 20 countries, including the U.S. They gain root access and gather phone data before sending off to a remote server. Another week, another attack on Android through adware apps it seems. Security and cyber-attack firm…


Microsoft Surface Pro 4 announced: Specs, price and release date

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, with a Skylake 6th generation core processor, is coming October 26, starting at $899. Microsoft took the wraps off its Surface Pro 3 successor -- the Surface Pro 4 -- at its Windows 10 devices launch in New York on October 6. Most of us were expecting a new business-tuned…


LG reveals first cellular-enabled Android Wear smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition

LG set the bar high with the first round Android Wear device and is now following it up with the first cellular-enabled model that also includes GPS. I'm currently evaluating a couple of awesome round Android Wear smartwatches, the Huawei Watch and new Moto 360, but the other excellent round…