iPhone 7 Release Date, Rumors, and Features About Apple’s Next Flagship Phone

iPhone 7 Release Date, Rumors, and Features About Apple’s Next Flagship Phone

the iPhone 7 will inevitably be released in September, 2016. But so far, we know very little about Apple’s next flagship device. Will the iPhone 7 match the Galaxy S7 with its waterproof design? Will Apple finally allow features like expandable storage? Let’s take a look at what we know about the iPhone 7 release date and feature rumors. iPhone 7 Release Date let’s start with an easy one. Pretty much every iPhone ever made has been released in the last few weeks of September. All reports suggest that the iPhone 7 will follow suit. Expect Apple to hold a press conference in the first or second week of September, with a general release date coming at the end of September. In case you needed more evidence for a September release date, signs from Asia have indicated that chip manufacturers are preparing for increased production in Q2 and Q3 2016, fitting in with an…

Apple Launches First Four CareKit Apps, Claims They Could Change Healthcare Forever

Apple Launches First Four CareKit Apps, Claims They Could Change Healthcare Forever

Earlier today, Apple launched CareKit, a series of apps that promise to make it easier for people to monitor and manage their own medical conditions. CareKit is an open source software platform. As part of the release, Apple unveiled four distinct modules. These modules will allow third party apps to access health data, providing greater insight into how treatments are working, how people are managing their symptoms, and how people share that information with their loved ones and…

Today’s Hackers Can Read Texts, Listen to Calls, and Track Your Location with Just Your Phone Number

Today’s Hackers Can Read Texts, Listen to Calls, and Track Your Location with Just Your Phone Number

Weaknesses in telecommunications security allow criminals or governments to remotely snoop on anyone on the planet using just a phone number, according to a new report by a German security researcher. Security researcher Karsten Nohl recently demonstrated that a single phone number can be used to read texts, listen to calls, and track the location of a mobile device. In other words, if a government agency or criminal has your phone number, they can spy on all types of phone data. The…

Breaking: Android N Will Support 3D Touch

Breaking: Android N Will Support 3D Touch

Google just confirmed that the upcoming Android N update will support 3D touch. Google calls the new feature Launcher Shortcuts. Just like the iPhone 6, the feature relies on pressure-sensitive displays – something that can be found on phones like the Huawei Mate S. Amazingly enough, Android has had the ability to recognize pressure sensors since Android 1.0. It’s just that no manufacturer has ever taken advantage of that functionality, nor has Google devoted much time into promoting it…

Google Adds Podcasts to Google Play Music

Google Adds Podcasts to Google Play Music

It’s amazing that it took this long. But Google has finally added podcasts to the Google Play Store. On April 18, Google finally started rolling out podcasts on its popular Google Play Music platform. The company announced the news on its official blog. This update has been a long time coming: Google announced plans last October to bring podcasts to Play Music after it was revealed that the company was recruiting podcasters for the service. Apparently, Google wanted to wait to make…

How to Easily Transfer Files from your Windows PC to Android

How to Easily Transfer Files from your Windows PC to Android

Many Android users have been in a situation where they need to quickly transfer files from their Windows PC to their Android. What’s the best way to swap files between the platforms? Obviously, there are apps like AirDroid that let you transfer data over a network connection. However, these apps are web-based: they won’t let you actually map your Android device to your Windows computer and have it appear as a normal drive. They just let you move files to your Android using a web-based…

Has BlackBerry’s Android Gamble Failed?

Has BlackBerry’s Android Gamble Failed?

BlackBerry recently released its fourth quarter results – and the numbers for its Android handset division appear disappointing. Some are already claiming that BlackBerry’s Android handset gamble has failed. BlackBerry made headlines last year when it decided to make its first ever dedicated Android smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, in an effort to appeal to a wider market. That gamble indeed appears to have failed: BlackBerry’s fourth quarter sales figures show another fall in…

How to Download an Android App When It’s Unavailable in your Country

How to Download an Android App When It’s Unavailable in your Country

Your friend tells you about an app. You go to download it from the Play Store, only to see the devastating message that “This app is incompatible with all of your devices.” Why can’t Canadians download Hulu Plus or Pandora? Well, it doesn’t matter why. Because today, I’m teaching you how to get around geographic restrictions in order to install Android apps that aren’t available in your country. Download a Free VPN The best and easiest way to get around geographic…

Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting WhatsApp

Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting WhatsApp

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging app. But it’s no stranger to messaging problems. Learn how to easily solve your WhatsApp problems with these helpful tips and tricks and troubleshooting techniques. You Didn’t Get the Activation Code This is one of the most common WhatsApp problems. You just got a new phone and you want to download WhatsApp. However, after you install WhatsApp and enter your phone number for verification, the activation code never arrives. Some of the…

5 Pro Tips to Help Make your Android Battery Last Longer

5 Pro Tips to Help Make your Android Battery Last Longer

Battery life is the most common complaint about pretty much every smartphone in the world today. We would all appreciate using faster Androids with better battery life and more optimized apps. Ready to find out how the pros speed up their Android devices? Here are 5 tips guaranteed to make your Android battery last longer. 5) The Obvious Things We’ll group a bunch of the obvious tips into this category, because these are things the pros do without even thinking about it. Things…