Jason Lederman
at 10:34 AM Jan 10 2017
Mobile // 

10 years ago on 10 January 2007, Steve Jobs dazzled the world with the very first iPhone. Despite the fact that the presentation could have gone very wrong, it went off without a hitch. How did the world react to that historic day? Let's take a look back in time, when tweets looked like old-school Facebook statuses and Apple keynotes went online as Quicktime presentations:

Corinne Iozzio
at 10:02 AM Dec 19 2016
Mobile // 

It's already happened in Australia, and now in the US as of Thursday, all major US cellular carriers have announced plans to remote-brick fire-catching Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Verizon, the final holdout will issue an over-the-air software update on January 5 that will prevent the devices from both charging and connecting to cellular networks.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:29 AM Nov 18 2016
Mobile // 

It's not just your cell phone that contains tons of information about you. The grime of daily life that coats it – that all-too-familiar greasy gunk – is basically just another unflattering selfie.

Peter Hess
at 14:10 PM Oct 27 2016
Mobile // 

Many of the UK's iconic red telephone booths may not be around for much longer. Starting next year, BT will start replacing London telephone booths with WiFi terminals. These sidewalk kiosks will allow people to charge their phones and access high-speed wireless internet for free. Intersection, the company behind the LinkNYC WiFi kiosks, is collaborating with BT and Primesight, a UK outdoor advertising company.

Xavier Harding
at 14:10 PM Oct 27 2016
Mobile // 

The iPhone 7 may have just launched, but Apple fans dialed in to the latest rumors surrounding the next iPhone know the company has something big coming. Rumors of an iPhone with a reduced bezel at the top and bottom of the face have hit the interwebs, suggesting that Apple wants to go all out for its 10th anniversary iPhone. Luckily for Android users, Xiaomi has beaten them to the punch by a year.

Xavier Harding
at 10:25 AM Oct 25 2016
Mobile // 

If you're a tech company, you know you've screwed up bad when President Obama is taking shots at your latest product. Samsung's newest handset, the Galaxy Note 7, was released to stellar reviews followed by its very sudden downfall. While many claim the phone was Samsung's best yet, reports of the device catching fire tainted the company's image. Then, a recall was hampered by the "fixed" phones also catching on fire. Samsung may have to wait until the 2017 release of their Galaxy S8 before it can salvage from the flames whatever is left of the brand. But in the meantime, POTUS will have something to say about the South Korean company.

Xavier Harding
at 10:39 AM Oct 21 2016
Mobile // 

When you think of Kodak, the words "Android smartphone" don't usually come to mind. But that may change: the camera company is shifting its gaze from film and disposable cameras to letting you capture that Kodak moment with your phone--specifically a Kodak phone.

 
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