HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving


 HUDWAY is a piece of glass that turns any smartphone into a heads-up display on the front of your car. The device beams information from your phone to a thin layer of curved glass mounted to the front of any dashboard for turn-by-turn navigation and phone messages. We hear of the poor fool who lost their life because they were texting or looking at their phone while driving all the time. Read More Read more »

Hands on with Microsoft’s Lumia 950 XL


Mashable's Chief Technology Correspondent, Lance Ulanoff, checks out Microsoft's flagship smartphone, the Lumia 950 XL. The new phone features a 20-megapixel camera, improved image quality and "Living Pictures." Read more... More about Mobile , Microsoft , Smartphone , Tech , and Apps Software Read more »

Verizon will soon launch free on-demand TV service


You will soon be able to watch some TV shows on your smartphone for free, courtesy of Verizon . The company plans to launch a free on-demand video service, expected later this month, called Go90 , Verizon confirmed. The app-based streaming service will offer live sports and events as well as content from television networks and original series. See also: The cord-cutter's guide: How to pick the best TV online Unlike previous entertainment offerings from the company, Go90 will not be limited to Verizon subscribers. Anyone with the app will be be able to use the service, which will be ad-supported, Verizon confirmed to Mashable Read more... More about Verizon , Tech , Apps Software , and Apps And Software Read more »

GoPro Reinvents Its Action Camera With The Hero4 Session

 The Hero4 Session is the smallest GoPro yet. It’s a one and a half inch cube and weighs just 2.6 ounces. That’s about half the weight of an iPhone 6. And users will not need to lug around different cases to use the camera. It’s waterproof. This is part of the company’s efforts to reduce the amount of stuff needed to use a GoPro camera. The smaller size comes with… Read More Read more »

Samsung Gear VR For Galaxy S6 Now On Sale For $200

 If you’d like to dip your toe into the virtual world ahead of the coming consumer launches of Gear VR, Valve and HTC’s Vive, and the Oculus Rift, the Gear VR Innovator Edition for Galaxy S6 is available today. You still need $200, and either a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, and a willingness to forgive bumps with a product designed specifically for techie early adopters, but it’s… Read More Read more »

Report: Montblanc ‘e-Strap’ can turn any watch into a smartwatch


Watch companies have a lot to worry about in 2015. It will be the year of the smartwatch, if Apple has anything to say about it, and traditional watch manufacturers will face new competition from those looking to bring smart notifications, calendar alerts and even phone calls directly to your wrist. See also: From Gym to Board Room: All 34 Apple Watch Designs in One Place Montblanc has an novel way for "dumb" watches to stay relevant, according to aBlogtoWatch : an e-Strap that turns your existing non-smart watch into one that can receive notifications and messages. The band will vibrate every time an alert comes in. Read more... More about Mobile , Apps , Wearables , Watches , and Tech Read more »

Was the Amazon Fire Phone a Gross Miscalculation?


The Amazon Fire Phone is teetering on the edge of oblivion, and there are signs everywhere. I haven't spotted a single Fire Phone in the wild since it shipped in late July, and Amazon has millions of dollars in unsold inventory. Even AT&T, which Amazon partnered with, seems less than enthused about the phone. See also: 25 Best Free Android Apps A look at the carrier's website tells you a little about the current smartphone pecking order. There's a large photo of Apple’s iPhone 6 on its homepage; navigate to its cellphone page and you’ll find that the first slots are filled by Apple (the iPhone 6 , 6 Plus , 5C and 5S ); the next ones are filled by Samsung (the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Mega 2). Read more.. Read more »

DodoCase Cardboard Headset Aims to Make DIY Virtual Reality Attainable


Do it yourself virtual reality that harnesses the power of the smartphone isn't a new idea. But Dodocase could be the first company ready to capitalize on the concept. Google created a stir a few months back when it released Cardboard to everyone attending its I/O developers' conference. Cardboard represented the cheapest virtual reality headset one could possibly build, either with a kit provided by Google, or with blueprints provided for free online. See also: Virtual Reality Is Ready to Manipulate Your Memories Phone accessory maker DodoCase released its own version of Cardboard, a Virtual Reality Viewer , it created after collaborating with Google. DodoCase founder Patrick Buckley said the company was inspired by the idea of getting some form of virtual reality to more people. Read more... Read more »

6 Ways Your Smartphone Can Replace Your Entertainment Center


They can text, tweet and take pictures — but can smartphones replace an entertainment center? Sure, you can download Netflix or the HBO Go app, but it's not always ideal to watch Game of Thrones on your tiny phone screen. See also: 7 DIY Tips for Better Photography on a Shoestring Budget Naturally, plenty of people have figured out numerous ways to tackle that challenge. From DIY projectors to adaptable tripods, there are plenty of ways you can upgrade your smartphone viewing experience. Get your mobile movie marathon going with these six products and tips. BONUS: 5 Phone Charging Myths Have something to add to this story Read more »

‘Smart Glass’ Could Produce DSLR-Quality Smartphone Photos


Newly developed "smart glass" technology that mimics the shutter capabilities of a traditional camera could improve the pictures you snap on your smartphone. Researchers in Germany have developed a camera component for smartphones that helps adjust light, exposure and focus. Traditional cameras have what photographers refer to as an aperture — overlapping blades around the inside of a lens that move mechanically to change the size and focus of the lens. The aperture is sometimes referred to as an "iris." Much like the iris of the human eye , it controls how much light enters the mechanism, which affects the image that is eventually produced. When it comes to cameras, the amount of light that touches the camera's sensors affect the overall focus of the picture you take. Read more.. Read more »