Apple reveals the iPhone 6S

Apple has officially taken the wraps off its new iPhone for 2015, the iPhone 6S. Unveiled alongside the larger iPhone 6S Plus, the new model improves on last year's iPhone 6 in many ways, but looks almost exactly the same. The biggest difference from previous models is the introduction of 3D Touch,…


Motorola's new Moto 360 comes in 3 versions, including a sport model

It's smartwatch refresh season. At IFA, Motorola announced three new Moto 360 smartwatches: a large size, a small size and a sport model. Motorola's news was unsurprising given the number of leaked images and real-world spy shots that gave us a good look at the smartwatches ahead of time. The…


Yes, the Moto 360 does work with the iPhone

As long as the Moto 360 has the latest version of Android Wear, it just works. Today, Google revealed that its Android Wear platform will now work with the iPhone, a big step for the nascent wearables world. However, that step doesn't come without a few caveats, namely that it only applies to new…


Google lets Android Wear smartwatches work with iPhones

Google just gave iPhone users a really good reason to get a smartwatch that's not an Apple Watch. Android Wear watches are now compatible with iOS, Google announced Monday. The first iOS-compatible device will be the LG Watch Urbane, with all-new Android Wear smartwatches from Huawei, Motorola and…


The OnePlus 2 Returns With Another Indie Phone Powerhouse

If you’ve been out of the Android game for a while you’d be hard-pressed to understand why people love OnePlus so much. These phones, conceived by the folks who initially launched Oppo, are aimed at the Android connoisseur, if such a person exists, and they have a rabid fanbase of folks who clamor…


Acer announces two unlocked, dual-SIM Android phones starting at $129

The flagship phone segment can be cutthroat, so Acer is bringing two phones for those not wanting to spend a lot to avoid a carrier contract. The large phone makers are constantly battling it out with high-end phones. You have Apple and Samsung front and center, trying to capture consumer dollars…


iPhone 6S will feature 12MP camera, shoot 4k video

Just weeks before the iPhone 6S is said to be officially unveiled, key details about the phone's camera are coming out, according a report by 9to5Mac's reliable Marc Gurman. The back camera (which Apple calls the iSight) will now boast a higher resolution, up to 12MP after years with 8MP. That by…


Galaxy Note 5 review

It's no surprise that Samsung launches new Note devices at the end of every summer, but I honestly wasn't really considering buying one this year. With all of the new sub-$450 Android smartphones, likely new Nexus, iPhone 6S Plus, and flagship Lumia devices I figured I would save up my PayPal phone…


Sony Xperia Z3v: The waterproof smartphone that does it all

Quick: When was the last time you saw a Sony-made Android smartphone stocked by U.S. carriers? Having trouble recalling it? You're not alone. Sony’s Android smartphones are quite popular in Asia and Europe, but they’ve never received any real love in the U.S. Despite the Xperia Z series phones…


You can easily break your Galaxy Note 5 by inserting the stylus wrong

The newly released Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has what appears to be a serious design flaw. According to two independent reports from Android Police and Ars Technica, inserting the Note 5's S Pen backwards will not only cause it to be stuck and difficult to remove, but could also permanently break its…