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Our Favourite Android, iOS And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

Hope you enjoyed the Easter break and the extra-long weekend, guys! We’re celebrating the only way we know how: by downloading some sweet new Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps.


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.


Sony's Xperia T2 Ultra: 2014′s First Gigantaphone Is Now Available

Sony has announced a new mid-to-high-end 6-inch “phablet” model today, with its Xperia T2 Ultra arriving in both normal and dual-SIM options. It combines a 1080p display with a 13-megapixel camera, with Sony plumbing its quad-core Qualcomm MSM8928 chipset into 1GB of RAM.


Why Google Killing Google Voice Would Be Fantastic

Brace yourself Google Voice fanboys, your treasured service is probably not long for this world. But don’t you worry; the sooner it’s dead the better we’ll all be.


Watch This Phone Screen-Protector Handle A Drill And Knives With Ease

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as a deep gouge on your new phone’s screen. Still, it can be hard to bring yourself to put on some stupid-looking screen protector. Unless it’s as tough as this one that we attacked with a hammer. And a drill.


Mother Bequeaths iPad To Sons, But Apple Won't Unlock It

When you die, don’t forget to include your Apple ID in your will. Because, if happen to bequeath any Apple devices to friends and family, they will be useless hunks of metal and glass without the secret word. At least, that’s what we’re left believing after a standoff between Apple and a dead mother’s sons.


19th Century New York Was Covered In An Insane Web Of Telephone Wires

Alexander Graham Bell may have invented the telephone in 1875, but the first phone installation didn’t come about for another three years. And that’s what makes these photos from 1887 so incredible; this tangled mass of telephone wires had already wound itself around New York City’s streets just seven years after that first installation.


New Gesture-Recognition Tech Lets You Control Your Phone In Your Pocket

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could skip to the next track without taking your phone out of your pocket — or without touching anything at all? Or if you could adjust the thermostat with the flick of a wrist? You may soon be able to thanks to new gesture-recognition technology. It doesn’t even require batteries!


Boeing Is Working On A Self-Destructing Phone For Spies

Government employees who rely on Blackberry’s famously secure encryption might have another phone to choose from some day soon: Myce reports that Boeing has quietly filed papers with the FCC for a phone that self-destructs if you tamper with it. It’s called the Boeing Black, of course.


The Privacy-Pimping Blackphone Is Here To Lock Up Your Data

Paranoid? Privacy conscious? Somewhere in between? Well there’s now an unlocked (forked) Android phone for you. Blackphone is on the scene, and it looks as discrete as it keeps all your juicy info.