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We Dropped This Smartphone Over And Over Again To Test Its Shatterproof Screen

We are in the midst of reviewing the recently announced Motorola Droid Turbo 2, and one of the most interesting features of the phone is its supposedly shatterproof display. Any phone can survive one or two errant drops. But what about seventy?

Super Fun Video Mixes Phone Call Scenes From Movies Into One Long Game Of Telephone

This is so fun and great that I wish it would never end. Burger Fiction stitched together this super long scene of phone calls from movies so that it looks like different characters from different movies are all talking to each other on the phone, like one never ending game of telephone that breaks the boundaries of fiction.

Syrian Refugees Are Finding Safe Haven Using Apps

When Hungary violently closed its border this week to refugees streaming in from Syria, migrants took to social media to find another way out. Using their phones, they charted a course to Croatia, whose leaders have pledged to welcome economic migrants.

Qualcomm's New 'Quick Charge' Takes A Phone From 0 To 80% In 35 Minutes

Most phones have some kind of quick charge system these days and on Android many of them are powered by Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. But the technology has been given an overhaul, and the next-gen version will take a dead phone to 80 per cent of charge in just 35 minutes. That is lightning fast.

What's The Weirdest Way You Broke Your Phone?

I can’t be the only one in the mood for some phone-smashing stories.

Huawei Mate S Hands-On: Force Touch Is Great, But With One Big Problem

You’ve got to hand it to Huawei. Just a week out from Apple’s iPhone 6S launch, it’s revealed the Mate S, which has almost certainly stolen a bit of the Apple phone’s thunder by including its iOS rival’s expected lead feature.

The FBI Now Needs A Warrant To Use Its Phone-Sniffing Stingray Boxes

Privacy took a blow last week when the NSA got permission to keep operating a massive dragnet. Here’s some better news: As of today, US agents should have a harder time using Stingrays to spy on mobile phones.

P-phubbing Is Ruining Your Relationships

Have you ever p-phubbed? You know, snubbed your partner by checking your phone during your date? Or leaving your iPhone out within reach while you’re on the sofa snogging? Now two researchers say there’s strong evidence that your p-phubbing is wrecking your relationships and making you depressed.

Intel Is Putting Its Promising Skylake CPUs Inside Smartphones

Intel’s new Skylake processors fit inside practically any computer. Soon, you’ll be able to get one inside a PC-on-a-stick. But it turns out that Core M computers can get even smaller still. Intel says it’s already testing the new processors inside smartphones too.

iPhone 6s Rumour Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

How do you make the best iPhone ever even better? That’s the perennial question, one that’s inevitably easier to answer as Apple releases innovative new products. This year, the fan universe finds a plethora of clues in the company’s wearable computer. The iPhone 6s, these clues suggest, will be a giant Apple Watch.

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