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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


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


Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone

Apple Watch all alone: what can it do? Not a lot -- it's mainly an iPhone accessory -- but there are some key things that it can handle on its own.

By April 18, 2015


Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015


11 surprises I learned about the Apple Watch

Apple's new watch has some secrets and some quirks you may not know about. Here are the most interesting tidbits I've found over my time wearing one so far.

By April 11, 2015