Google Rolling Out Verified Calls to Tell You Why Businesses Are Calling

Google is preparing to roll out a feature that will help cut down spam calls by verifying calls before they’re placed.

$1,000 Is the Breaking Point For Most Phone Buyers

According to new data by The NPD Group, $1,000 is too expensive for the overwhelming majority of phone buyers. NPD’s research shows that just under 10 percent of buyers are willing to pay $1,000 or more for a phone. This…

Microsoft Announces Dual-Screen Surface Duo—Powered by Android!

Those who have been around tech for more than a decade remember the “good old days” when Microsoft was ruthlessly protective of its intellectual property, its platforms, its ecosystem. In fact, it was so protective that it was eventually sued…

Apple is working on a fix for this iPhone 6S battery anomaly

​Some iPhone 6S users are reporting a battery anomaly that’s causing their device to display an incorrect amount of remaining charge. Battery percentage on affected devices is apparently failing to update, even though power is being consumed.

Microsoft Announces 7,800 Job Cuts from Phone Division

Microsoft has announced that it will cut up to 7,800 jobs, mostly in the company’s phone hardware business. The company is also writing off $7.6 billion related to its acquisition of Nokia’s phone business despite only spending $7.2 billion to…

Facebook Is Still Trying to Take Over Your Phone, New ‘Hello’ App Shows You Info on Callers

Back in March, it slipped that Facebook was testing a new phone app that would serve as an Android dialer and caller ID app. Internal testing called it “Phone”. Now that app has materialized as Hello, which Facebook is launching…

Facebook Is Working on a New Phone App

If you’re unsatisfied with the fact that Facebook is not a part of your phone call-making experience, you’re in luck. It appears that the company is working on a new app that inserts the Facebook experience into your actual phone…

Victim Finds Thief’s Phone, Calls His Mom

Eliza Webb, 29, of Seattle, had a unique situation before her. She had come out to her car and found that her running shoes and sunglasses and been stolen from inside the vehicle. But the thief had also left something…

Infographic Can Help You Figure Out Where and When You Lost Your Phone

Backgroundcheck.com created this infographic and used research by Lookout Mobile Security. The following infographic points out where and when people are most likely to have lost their phones. Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact and…

Trayvon Martin On His Phone When Shooting Occurred

Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old Florida teen who was shot by a self-appointed neighborhood watch member in February, was apparently on the phone when it happened…and his last words could be damning for the man accused of shooting him. The…