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    If you feel that wireless charging has seeped into the background for a bit, you may have to readjust your expectations and wait a little bit longer. Energous, the company backed by mobile phone pioneer and virtuist Dr. Marty Cooper, has just gotten FCC approval of a miniature transmitter. That transmitter is part of ...

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    The pal that helps you and many other people pay up is updating its Android and iOS apps. Unlike many other apps, it's providing customers with a good idea of when to expect an update. Version 6.0 of the app, said to have "a new look and feel," will head to devices with Android 4.0.3 or later and iOS 9.1 or later. ...

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    Ever since a factory explosion in Kunshan, China killed 146 people in 2014, it seems that the area's manufacturing industry has been on decline. While these plants still provide Taiwanese manufacturers with the components and materials needed to build products like the iPhone and other electronics, what you'll find ...

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    Get more out of your mobile device’s camera with the Acesori 5 Piece Smartphone Camera Lens Kit, 80 percent off for Pocketnow readers. Wish you could take DSLR quality shots with your smartphone? With the Acesori 5 Piece Smartphone Camera Lens kit, you’ll come exceptionally close. It comes with three high quality ...

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    Let's talk about audio. How our phones handle music and media is often overlooked for more impressive visuals. Playing games or streaming films looks better on camera. Video game performance can be used to rank phone performance, as most apps really don't tax our gadgets that severely. "Benchmarking" often means looking ...

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    When the Internet was coming into its own back in the '90's, we were migrating from "classic" uses (Archie, Finger, Ping, Usenet, FTP, Email, web browsing, etc.), to a more "modern" set. Chances are that you've heard of a couple of those, whereas the others have all but faded out of commonality. Today web technologies ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the announcement of the new Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2, and others. Google then follows with more wearable news, now regarding its new Project Soli. The OnePlus 3 follows as we learn more about its possible specs and launch time. Tim Cook then takes the stage as we hear news ...

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    Twitter is not increasing its character limit to 10,000 — that got people complaining. But the company's still going to make it easier to fit more into the 140 limit we all have. Senior Product Manager Todd Sherman has posted onto Twitter's blog the main changes that we should see "over the coming months". The biggest ...

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    Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals that Best Buy is offering for a new Samsung Galaxy S7. Then we discuss some other deals that Samsung is offering separately if you go ahead with Samsung Pay. Android N follows as we learn that Split-window multi tasking can even work with Chrome ...

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    It's been a few months since ink dried on AT&T's last signed two-year contract. Its Next installment program has been the main way for customers to pay for their phones. Well, either that or bellying up for full retail price. But the Death Star is saying that on June 9, it will cut two of its four Next plans it ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals you can find for the iPhone 6s on Sprint. Apple follows again, but this time with the bad news of iOS 9.3.2 for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Google's Project Ara is next, as we see more teasers on its final design. Then we talk about the OnePlus 3 as we get ...

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    Broadcasters don't think they can make the moves they would need to make in the 39 months the FCC allotted them after the end of the 600MHz spectrum auction. So, how does T-Mobile think it can take advantage of spectrum it won't be able to feasibly work on past 2020? Well, at a MoffettNathanson summit in New York, the ...

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    There's a new Moto G coming soon. How will it compete in a market full of mid-range and entry-level phones? Google I/O delivered some exciting developer news, what might consumers have to look forward to on Android? The Nokia brand is returning to smartphones! What might we see out of Finland? Plus, we'll be announcing ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Gartner's confirmation that both iOS and Windows 10 Mobile are losing a crazy amount of marketshare to Android. Then we talk about a new option to have a family library on the Google Play Store. Android apps on Chromebooks is next as we see that it's soon to become a ...

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    Kantar released its report on the state of the smartphone market last week, now it's Gartner's turn. More smartphones entered the market in this quarter than the same time last year. Fittingly in time for Google I/O, it's a victory this time around for Android at the expense of all the other major platforms. Research ...

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    We've been watching some of these partnerships for years, and other collaborations are new territory for consumers. Phone manufacturers can generate a lot of buzz and generate some healthy headlines when announcing a partnership with a camera company. It's exciting to see a fancy new label printed on the back of our ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google I/O 2016 and go through a quick recap. Then we discuss the rumored Amazon Alexa tablet that might reach the market. The Asus ZenFone 3 follows, now with benchmarks and specs. Then we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active and some possible renders. We end today's ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent teasers for the Asus ZenFone 3. Then we discuss Apple's launch of iTunes 12.4, iOS 9.3.2, and the precautions that you should take. Then we discuss the Moto G4, Moto G4 Play and Moto G4 Plus that just got announced. The Moto X follows as famous tipster claims its ...

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    More video content providers are putting on the magenta-tinted glasses to zero out data charges for T-Mobile customers. The Un-carrier announced that it has notched more than 80 services in total for its Binge On zero-rate scheme. Today marks the program's fifth expansion in its sixth month and adds what are ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the some deals available for the second-generation Moto X. Then we discuss the Moto G 2016 and some of the leaks recently discovered. Microsoft follows as we hear that the Mobile Devices division might change a few things in its operation. Samsung is next as we get more ...

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    Pocketnow Daily gets an average of 300 to 500 comments a day, and sometimes even a thousand. We’d like to thank you all for participating in our question of the day, and we love your feedback so much, that we decided that since we can’t respond to ever single one of your comments, we should at least feature a couple ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals that Sprint is offering for the HTC 10, along with other deals from Boost Mobile. Then we talk about Android VR as we pretty much get confirmation that it will happen. The OnePlus 3 is next as we discover more leaks of the device. Apple's R&D then makes ...

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    Is Apple Music deleting your downloaded music? What does Lenovo have up its sleeve for the next generation of Motorola devices? What are we looking forward to at this Google I/O? Plus, we're giving away TWO phones to celebrate TWO hundred episodes! We've been hard at work covering news stories and producing the next ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent SanDisk acquisition by Western Digital. LG follows with its new CAMLTE, and its direct video streaming. Google follows as we learn more about its possible VR plans for Google I/O. We then focus on the market share differences between Apple and Google in mobile, ...

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    Smartphones are made up of a whole bunch of pieces put together like the best Tetris game ever. Sometimes an OEM will cut a corner or two to drive down costs, or make a design element more feasible. Often, that results in a phone that is less-than-perfect in one or more area. But which area? That's the great question. ...

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