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Turn your iPhone into the high-powered point-and-shoot it was meant to be, with the Miggo Pictar Camera Grip. This grip covers about two-thirds of your iPhone and provides you with manual controls over the shutter, exposure, ISO, flash, zoom, and more. The grip doesn’t require pairing; instead it interfaces with the phone by emitting high-frequency sounds that are picked up by the free Pictar app...
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Google’s annual developer conference is underway, and with it we get a look ahead at what the tech giant has in store for us in 2017. From refreshed OS and expanded device capabilities, to the next evolution of virtual and augmented reality, Google previewed what could be one of its most pivotal years in recent memory. Here are some of the headlines that caught our eye. Right off the bat, Google...
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Mobile videographers, rejoice! Tripod and accessory maker Joby has unveiled two new mini-tripod smartphone stands, designed to help users record smooth, steady video on the go. The stands are based on a smartphone mount, which clamps onto phones measuring between 2.2 and 3.6" wide, inclusive of protective bumpers or cases. The stand connects to a panning and tilting head that uses an aluminum arm...
2 weeks ago
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The idea of a “working mom” is a bit of a redundancy. Motherhood, by its very nature, is work. Whether it’s at home, in an office, on the subway, or anywhere in between, being a mom is an arduous task. There is, after all, a reason it’s called going into labor, never going out of. So, to salute all the moms out there, and pay homage to the hard work they do on our behalf, we’ve compiled a list of...
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Ten years ago, the idea of viruses and malware being installed on a cellphone seemed far-fetched. People were explicitly aware of PC viruses, but who would want to attack Nokia candy-bar phones? Did the performance of Snake really matter that much anyway? What a difference a decade makes. These days, you probably have far more valuable information on your smartphone than on your home computer....
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Any form of security or protection is only as good as its weakest link. When it comes to cybersecurity, that weakest link is almost always people. As convenient as it is to blame security breaches on smartphone or computer operating systems, people are usually the ones to blame for security mishaps. It doesn’t matter whether your computer web browser is vulnerable to viruses if you download and...
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It’s April! Birds are chirping, trees are budding, and snow is melting as winter leaves and spring takes its place (NOTE: If you are reading this in the southern hemisphere, STOP IMMEDIATELY and wait six months). And once you’re finished cleaning your home in preparation for the bright, warm months ahead, take a moment to consider your poor, unloved smartphone, burdened with your oily...
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Samsung has unveiled its new flagship devices, giving the world its first peek at the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The handsets’ most striking feature is the Infinity Display, which eschews side bezels to allow the 5.8" screen (6.2" on the S8+) to curve gracefully around the edges of the phone for a more immersive experience. The...
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Huawei has announced a new addition to its Mate 9 smartphone: Amazon’s Alexa artificially intelligent voice assistant, available for the first time on an Android phone. Available as an OTA (over-the-air) update, Alexa has more than 10,000 skills, such as managing your smart home when you’re...
2 months ago
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Great photos and videos come from great timing and great placement, and Joby’s ultra-flexible tripods and stands are known as prime tools to help you get the shot you want, from the unlikeliest of angles. Their new GripTight ONE line helps you achieve the same results, this time with your smartphone. The...
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Fitbit announced an upgrade to its hugely popular Alta wristband today, the aptly named Alta HR. The Alta HR is a refresh of last year’s model. This time around, it incorporates wrist-based heart-rate data and enhanced sleep-tracking features for a more detailed picture of your activity...
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The most buzz to come out of Barcelona wasn’t from what you’d expect: Instead of a fancy smartphone with bells and whistles galore, the humble Nokia 3310 garnered the most attention. A revival of the Finnish brand’s legendary indestructible feature phone, the new 3310 has just enough...
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Lenovo debuted the Moto G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress this weekend, and in doing so reemphasized the G-series as one of the best budget phones on the planet. The G5 Plus sports a new, sleek-looking aluminum body and features an all-around spec boost, including an upgraded Snapdragon 625 processor and Galaxy-S7-worthy...
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LG unveiled the latest addition to its popular G-series line at Mobile World Congress, the all-new-look G6 smartphone. Completely made over from last year’s design, the G6 features a stylish metal-and-glass body with a larger 5.7" 2880 x 1440 display. The screen looks super crisp, thanks to its 565 ppi pixel density, and now utilizes a unique 18:9 aspect ratio. It’s also IP68-rated to be water-...
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Mobile World Congress 2017 is officially underway, and Sony kicked things off with a serious bang, announcing several new phones and one potential best in show. Headlining these new devices is the ground-breaking Xperia XZ Premium, which, among other notable features, boasts the world’s first 4K HDR display, as well as being the world’s first phone capable of capturing video in Super Slow Motion...

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