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Boeing's 'Black' smartphone will deactivate if tampered with

The aerospace and defense company releases a covert spy-phone that can identify attempted disassembly and trigger functions to delete data and software -- therefore, making the device inoperable.

By February 26, 2014


Stolen Tesla Model S retrieved using smartphone app

Vehicle-location services can do more than help scatterbrained owners figure out where their cars are parked.

By November 3, 2015


This robot could one day work aboard the ISS

A robot being developed for manipulation tasks has demonstrated its ability to perform a complex job in a mock International Space Station scenario.

By October 12, 2015


Apple reportedly blocking its own News app in China

Deactivation of the mobile newspaper viewer comes as the tech company expands its retail presence in the country.

By October 11, 2015


How to activate the Pebble Time's new standby and quiet-time modes

Two handy new features can silence your watch at specific times and maybe even improve battery life.

By September 11, 2015


Judge rejects class action status in suit over Apple's iMessage

In a win for Apple, a judge reportedly rules the lawsuit alleging the company's messaging service holds onto texts once a user switches to an Android device does not merit group status.

By August 5, 2015


Firefox to deactivate most plug-ins by default

The Aurora test version of Firefox won't load browser plug-ins, such as Silverlight and QuickTime, unless the user grants permission. Flash is the exception.

By September 25, 2013


The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015


Where Android Wear should go from here

There are more than half a dozen smartwatches that run Google's wearable software, but it'll take more to make people want to buy them. These should be the next steps.

By May 14, 2015


Lenovo admits missteps in pitch for LaVie Z laptop

The latest Lenovo LaVie Z 360 laptop won't work in the Tent and Stand modes, but maybe because that wasn't its intended design. Yes, you could be in line for a refund.

By May 9, 2015