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LG G5 Review: Putting The Gadget Back In Smartphones

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but when it comes to smartphones, we all want more functionality, while expecting the hardware to keep getting thinner. With the G5, LG believes it’s found a way to meet those expectations by adding functionality through swappable modules.


US Lawmaker Wants To Make It Illegal To Buy A Burner Phone Without ID

US House Representative Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has put forward a bill that will require retailers to ask for identification from anyone buying a prepaid mobile phone.


We Made Our Co-Workers Finger The LG G5's Magic Slot

LG’s new G5 is a shiny metal phone from the future. One of the reasons we love it is the removable expansion slot that lets you trick out the phone with add-ons. But is the thing actually easy to remove?


Chicago Man Charged With Felony For Jamming Mobile Phones On A Train

People squawking on their phones on public transportation is annoying as hell. That’s why one Chicago man allegedly took it upon himself to jam fellow commuters’ mobile phone signals as part of a morning ritual that lasted months. Now he’s a charged felon in gaol, being held for a $US10,000 bail.


Train Tracks Are The Most Dangerous Way To Charge A Phone

Video: Did I mention it’s illegal too? Because it’s super illegal.


Xiaomi Mi 5: Great Specs, Awesome Display, Cheap, Too Bad You Can't Buy It

Xiaomi has a reputation for making good phones at incredible prices. That’s never been more true than with the new Mi 5, a phone with specs to compete with the iPhone or Galaxy S7 — but for comparative peanuts. Too bad you probably won’t be able to buy one.


What Is 5G And How Will It Make My Life Better?

Everybody loves speedy internet, so it’s no surprise that every major telecom in the world is working to make it even faster. Smartphones, watches, homes and cars are increasingly requiring stable internet connections. In order to pipe in enough bandwidth for that precious wireless feed, we’re going to need an entirely new form of wireless signal — that’s where 5G comes in.


What Happens When An Army Of Geeks Descends On Barcelona

You’ve probably seen the instantly classic photo of Mark Zuckerberg cheerfully strutting past a crowd blinded by VR headsets at Mobile World Congress during, Samsung’s press conference. Well, if you can believe it, that was just one of the many totally absurd moments from this year’s conference. Photographers snapped hundreds of other photos from the mobile tech event, and after a short look back, it’s safe to say this year was stranger than ever before.


Tim Cook: An iPhone Master Key Would Be The 'Software Equivalent Of Cancer'

Apple CEO Tim Cook told ABC World News Tonight‘s David Muir that he remains opposed to giving the FBI a skeleton key that would allow it to break into one of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhones.


Beware This Android Malware That Erases Your Phone With A Single Text

It’s been a bad week for people’s phones, and it’s not getting any better: A Danish security firm’s found malware that ravages your Android phone with a single text — erasing data or sending rogue calls and texts.


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