Smartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.
The app allows riders to report crime or any suspicious activity in stations and on trains in a safe and discreet manner.
A Texas mother tired of her child not responding to her text messages has created an app that would allow parents to lock their kid’s phone if their calls are ignored.
Our technology analyst says Samsung’s smartphone is predicted to drop from 31 to 25 percent in 2015.
A Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.
Getting a jump on tomorrow: After spending eight years in a Chinese prison for “inciting subversion of state power,” Gao Zhisheng will finally be a free man.
While technology companies scramble to get into the virtual reality business, Google jumped right in with this do-it-yourself solution: cardboard.
Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco.
A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.
Alameda County leaders are pushing state lawmakers to pass a smartphone kill-switch bill — with the intention of passing their own at a local level should it fail.