From Apple to Sony, A Smartwatch for Every Wrist

Smartwatches are thick on the ground these days, and there's one for every wrist — assuming you don't think they're kinda silly to begin with. Here are the frontrunners in today's smart timepiece world. Apple Watch As usual, Apple wasn't first to the market, but its first foray into smartwatches…


Aspire Switch 10 Special Edition puts Windows under Corning Glass

Acer has released an edition of the popular Switch 10 2-in-1 that can stand up to the bumps of the workplace and schoolroom. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 resonated with customers when released due to its dual personality. A capable laptop, the detachable 10-inch display is ready for tablet use when…


Google preps its latest Nexus phones: Is pure Android overrated?

Google's latest Nexus devices land Sept. 29 and a big part of the pitch will revolve around the pure Android experience. That experience isn't what it used to be. Google next week will unveil its latest Nexus phones and you can expect two versions with partners LG and Huawei. These devices are…


Hands-on with the Huawei Watch: An elegant round Android Wear smartwatch for Android and iOS users

Huawei just launched its first Android Wear device. The more traditional round watch design looks great and even works with your iPhone. One of the most anticipated Android Wear devices this year has been the Huawei Watch, officially announced at Mobile World Congress. I've spent the last five days…


With watchOS 2, the Apple Watch comes into its own

The Apple Watch is easily the best and most successful smartwatch on the market, but since launch, it has had one glaring weakness: third-party apps. There are a lot of them (10,000, Apple says), but they would load slowly and didn’t really do much. None of them took advantage of the Apple Watch’s…


Ten ways the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 excels for business use

The Samsung Note line has always appealed to those looking to have a mini computer in their hands and the Note 5 continues that tradition with advanced hardware and software features. I posted my full Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review yesterday and gave it one of the best ratings I've ever awarded for a…


iOS 9 is here: How to download it now

The big day has arrived: iOS 9 is now available for download. After months of public beta releases, Apple officially pushed out its latest mobile operating system for iOS devices on Wednesday. While may users saw download failures and error messages out of the gate, most issues seemed to be…


Google launches Android Pay, its new mobile payment platform

Google's answer to Apple Pay has arrived. Android Pay, the company's new mobile payments platform, is beginning to roll out in the United States, Google announced Thursday. The platform is live at more than one million restaurants, stores and other locations in country, Google said, adding that it…


How to keep your beloved mobile device safe

Most iPhone owners know the heart-sinking feeling of watching their beloved device fall to the ground, seemingly in slow motion, as they sit by powerless to prevent a dent, broken screen or — worst of all — a plunge in the toilet bowl. A brand new iPhone in particular seems to be a magnet for…


The iPhone 6S vs. the 'small' Android phones that still exist

The newly announced iPhone 6S is one of the few remaining premium smartphones with a "small" 4.7-inch screen. Most premium Android phones have already gone big into phablet territory and left the small screen game to budget devices. These days, a small phone is any device with a 5-inch screen or…