Don't-Miss Smartphones Stories

170420 ul sar

Inside a smartphone safety testing lab

Smartphones have to undergo weeks of testing in this lab before they go on sale.

mis 047 whatcanhappentocompanies

What happens to companies that depend on the iPhone?

What the iPhone giveth, the iPhone taketh away.

Apple Clips First Look

Hands-on with Apple's new video-editing app, Clips

How does Clips compare to Snapchat when it comes to making fun videos? We put Apple's new app to the test.

151003 toshiba hq 3 100619121 orig

Apple said to be targeting a stake in Toshiba's memory chip business

Apple is the latest company to be linked with a possible bid for or an investment in Toshiba's sizable computer memory business, which is up for sale.

161214 apple newyork

Apple is developing its own power management chips, says analyst

Apple could be developing its own power management chips, according to a report from German private bank Bankhaus Lampe. The release of the report led to a sharp drop in the shares of Dialog Semiconductors, the current supplier of these chips to the iPhone maker.

samsung galaxy s8

Why the iPhone 8 is going to be very much like Samsung’s new Galaxy S8

In the smartphone wars, it's not about doing it first, but doing it better (and without blowing up).

Did Samsung just release the iPhone 8?

Infinity display? Facial recognition? Augmented reality? Samsung's new Galaxy S8 is basically all those iPhone 8 rumors come true.

ipadpro lifestyle gaming print

What users could expect from Apple's homegrown GPUs for iPhones, iPads

Apple has one big reason to move to a homegrown GPU: it wants full control over the hardware and software in its devices.

unlocked phones

Amazon Unveils Deep Discounts On Select Unlocked Phones, Tues and Wed Only - Deal Alert

If you're in the market for an unlocked phone, you'll save serious cash by buying one of these on Amazon, but the special event runs April 4 and 5 only.

iphone hello error 53

Why iOS 10.3 is more than just your typical dot release

Apple’s latest iOS update has three new features with the promise to be game-changers.

4 new gadgets to track your heart rate

CIO.com contributor Jim Martin looks at 4 very different health-tracking devices that monitor your heart rate.

cable management

60% off YOCOU 5-Channel Cable Management System, 6-piece - Deal Alert

Twisted, tangled cords and wires are an eyesore. Organize your space with this simple 6-piece cable management system that works for power cords, charging cables, USB cords, phone chargers, audio cables, headphones, or any other wire up to 1/4-inch diameter.

iphone7plus review adam 3

Apple's building its own graphics processor for the iPhone, dropping Imagination GPUs

Apple will soon stop using intellectual property from Imagination Technologies Group for its iPhone and other devices, as it is working on a separate, independent graphics design for its products.

The iPhone Show: What's new in iOS 10.3?

The new iOS 10.3 introduces an easy way to keep track of your AirPods, the option to choose between different app icons, and a switch to the more efficient Apple File System.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 flagship phone is here

Samsung's newest flagship phone offerers 4K capability, an AMOLED display, and, hopefully, a safer battery.

smartphone magnifier

44% off Smartphone Screen Magnifier with Foldable Stand - Deal Alert

Enlarge your smartphone's display and watch a bigger screen at a longer distance, minimizing eye fatigue. Designed to be foldable, lightweight and portable. Currently discounted 44%.

Mingis on Tech: A closer look at the new Moto G5 Plus

Looking for an Android phone that won't break the bank but still has the features you need? The Moto G5 Plus is a real bargain buy, says reviewer Dan Rosenbaum.

fashion person woman apple

Debunking the myths that iPhone users are smarter, more judgmental, and more likely to lie

Recent studies claim iPhone users have different traits than Android users. But are they to be believed?

What does my iPhone reveal about me?

Recent studies have found that iPhone users are a unique bunch. Are we smarter but less honest? Here are some personality traits they are more likely to have than their Android counterparts.

snapchat phone

Why Snapchat might be working on the iPhone killer

After its IPO, Snapchat's parent company shows more evidence that it could be working on a phone.

Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

charging station

60% off Anker 60W 10-Port USB Charger - Deal Alert

Ten ports pump out 60 watts of power, enabling simultaneous multi-device charging. Discounted 60% on Amazon, and currently averaging 5/5 stars from 900 customers.

iphone 8 rumors home button

iPhone 8: New rumors point to a 3D camera and OLED function bar

No physical Home button? OLED function bar? 3D FaceTime camera? We just got a major info-dump on the super-powerful iPhone 8.

vent phone cradle

83% off TechMatte Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount for Smartphones, 2 Pack - Deal Alert

The MagGrip Vent Car Mount is a sturdy, cradle-less device holding system focused on simplicity. Pop it onto your car's air vent and magnets do all the work. A 2-pack is currently significantly discounted to just $8 on Amazon.

folding keyboard

38% off iClever Ultra Portable Tri-folding Bluetooth Keyboard With Touchpad - Deal Alert

Work more efficiently while on the go. Compact, versatile, and light, it folds on two innovative hinges that double as grips to keep your board steady. Pairs quickly with up to 3 devices, and features a touchpad.