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Make It Easier To Read Text On Your Phone

The software running on the smartphone in your pocket has a bunch of options to help improve readability, and whether you have a serious problem with your eyesight or you just want to spend less time squinting, they can make a big difference to usability. Here’s how to get text looking bigger and sharper on the latest versions of iOS and Android.


Tim Cook 'Deeply Offended' By BBC's Portrayal Of iPhone Factory Working Conditions

The BBC’s Panorama recently aired its report into working conditions on the iPhone factory floor, and things don’t look good — and Apple CEO Tim Cook has allowed Senior Vice President of Operations, Jeff Williams, to internally comment on the matter for him.


Did Sony Reveal Its Next Smartphone In Leaked Bond-Movie Product Pitch?

For years, Sony’s smartphones have been competent but uninspired. Maybe product placement in Spectre, the Bond flick whose script was recently leaked, can help? At the very least, these product-placement pitches, sent from Sony’s electronics team to its movie studio, show that Sony could be fancying up its flagship smartphone for Hollywood and beyond.


Freebie Friday! Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Gangstar Vegas, Aces of Steam and Hodor Keyboard. Download them all without spending a cent!


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best deals include Loco Music Player for Windows Phone, Art Cloud for iPad and VidTrim Pro for Android. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


A Handy Chart That Shows Which Smartphone You Should Buy

Picking out a new phone involves weighing a lot of different variables, from screen size to storage to price. That’s why so many tech blogs offer comparison charts to help readers figure out what makes sense for them. We might as well just give up though, because Gnod (“The Global Network of Discovery”) already invented an ideal tool.


Hackers Can Read Text Messages In The US Thanks To Huge Security Flaw

The global telecom network Signal System 7 helps phone carriers across the world, including AT&T and Verizon, route calls and texts. It’s also apparently perforated with security holes that lets hackers and spies listen to your calls and read your texts. It’s so bad the ACLU’s chief technologist told me that people worried about being snooped should just not use their mobile phone to make calls. Privacy: Remember that?


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best deals include Nexus Triangles for Android, Dodo Master for iPad and Translator for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


How To Track Your Life With Apple Health

We’ve already taken a look at some of the features and capabilities of Google Fit, and Apple’s own activity-tracking platform is now up and running too. Find out how you can use Apple’s brand new app to monitor your daily exercise, improve your overall health, aggregate data from different sources and store your medical information.


BlackBerry Classic: Back To The Basics

Today, BlackBerry pulled the wrapper off the Classic, a smartphone that conjures up memories of the Canadian company’s Qwerty-powered past.