New California Law Bans Drivers Handholding CellphonesYou know you're not supposed to talk or text while driving but, next week, a new law takes effect that prohibits California drivers from touching their phones -- except under very specific conditions.
As iPhone Sales Weaken, Apple May Throw A CurveCupertino-based Apple is reportedly testing more than 10 prototypes for its new iPhone 8 and some of them have curved screens.
Counterfeit Apps Put Smartphone Shoppers At High Risk For Identity TheftCyber security experts warn that smartphone shoppers could be at risk because of dangerous and sometimes counterfeit apps.
Software Secretly Sends Text Data From Some U.S. Smartphones To ChinaIt’s not a feature they’re advertising: tens of thousands of cheap smartphones are reportedly sending all user text messages to China every three days.
Another Samsung Smartphone Model Reportedly ExplodesA Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday.
Periscope App Extends Beyond Phones As Twitter Ups Ante On VideoTwitter is taking the smartphone shackles off its live-video service Periscope in its latest attempt to broaden its audience...
Samsung Sued After Smartphone Allegedly Explodes In Man's PocketA man is suing Samsung after he says his Galaxy Note 7 exploded in his pocket.
CPSC: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Too Dangerous To UseThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should turn them off and stop using them because of the risk that their batteries can explode.
Uber Keeping A Watchful Eye On DriversUsing smartphone sensors to peek over its drivers' shoulders, Uber is promising to keep a closer eye on their behavior — while discouraging speeding or slamming on the brakes.
Lenovo, Google Unveil Phone That Knows Its Way Around A RoomA new smartphone from Lenovo will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings -- the room's size, the location of doors and windows and the presence of other people. This will potentially transform how we interact with e-commerce, education and gaming.
’60 Minutes’ Shows Hackers Breaking Into Cellphone With Just A Phone NumberA report on Sunday night’s “60 Minutes” showed how hackers were able to access a California congressman’s smartphone, just by knowing the lawmaker’s phone number.
Startup Firm Developing Pistol That Looks Like A SmartphoneA startup is developing a gun that could resemble a smartphone when not in use, raising concerns among law enforcement.