This Simple Siri Hack Lets You Control Anything With Your iPhone

Voice control is a super convenient way to control stuff with your phone, at least when your AI isn’t just shouting error messages at other computers. Googolplex makes it even better by unlocking Siri to let her control your stereo, your thermostat; honestly, just about anything.


Bloomberg: iOS 8 Will Have Shazam's Song Identification Baked In

Can’t name that tune? No worries: Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is partnering with Shazam to embed song identification software right into its forthcoming iOS 8.


Samsung Galaxy Owners Now Have A Custom Kindle Store With Free Stuff

Got a Samsung Galaxy device? You’re in for a treat: Amazon is building a custom Kindle store for you and your device — and it comes with perks.


Freebie (Not) Friday! 100% 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 Guitar Kit, Game of Thrones: Ascent and Warlock Defense. Download them all without spending a cent!


Project Tango Teardown: Google's Crazy Camera System (Oh, And A Phone)

Google’s Project Tango isn’t coming to stores near you anytime soon. You wouldn’t even know what to do with it if it did. Still, the folks at iFixit got their hands on one and tore it apart. What’s inside? Mostly a ton of crazy cameras, with a phone almost as an afterthought.


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

Today’s best deals include Frozen Synapse for $1.29, Knights Of Pen And Paper for free on iOS, and GuitarKit on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


The Cult Of Samsung

Samsung isn’t building an ecosystem with its new range of wearables and its range of Galaxy and Note smartphones. It’s building a web which you’re flying straight into.


What Is Tizen?

This year, Samsung will sell (at least) two phones and a watch that don’t run Android. Instead, they will run something called Tizen. That’s a major departure for such an important player in the smartphone game. But what is Tizen? And will you actually want to use it?


The Smartphone Industry Pledge That Could Stop Your Phone Being Stolen

The likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft and other major figures in the smartphone industry have signed a pledge that will make it harder to steal mobile phones — from July 2015, at least. The pledge sees the companies promise to enable every smartphone user with the ability to remotely brick and wipe their phones when they’re stolen.


Google's Modular Ara Phones Will Go On Sale January 2015

Google has gone into more detail about its Project Ara modular mobile system, using a specific developers conference for the hardware format to update us on its plans for self-assembling our dream phones out of various components.