Satellite hotspot will leave no stone unturned to get you WiFi

If you were planning to lose yourself in the Sahara or shipwreck on a deserted island, and you were at a loss about how to keep your fake friends updated on your status on Facebook, Iridium GO! is going to give you all the Internet you need, anywhere, anytime.

Shimano has a camera to go up against GoPro

GoPro is the wild, crazy surfer dude of the consumer electronics world that has made its founder into the most fun billionaire in billionaire-dom. Shimano is a precision engineering company that serves the divas of the cycling and fishing worlds. Now, the two worlds of these companies are about to collide as Shimano gets into the compact sports camera market.

A teenage girl injured by combustible iPhone in her pocket

A report in the Portland Press Herald says that an eighth-grade girl from Kennebunk received burns on her thigh and back and was taken to hospital for treatment, all because her iPhone caught fire in her pants pocket before her class at school.

Apple's iOS to duke it out for supremacy in your car

The next great battle for the hearts and minds of mobile computing is going to take place inside your car. A developer shows existing features in iOS 7.0.3 that are automobile-ready. Watch the video here.

Samsung and Google make sweet patent love to each other

The Korean electronics giant and the Android pater familias are probably not going to sue each other over a bunch of stuff because, they're pals, buddies, hate Apple, and do things for each other.  Group hug.

Nvidia showcases Tegra in-car with the BMW i3

At CES, Nvidia showed off the breadth of its ambitions by showcasing the 192 core Tegra K1, and not just for next-gen gaming, but in-car, in an electric BMW i3. 

Snapdragon getting in the car with powerful graphics

At CES, Qualcomm is showing off the incursion of its Snapdragon processor into in-car infotainment systems through a partnership with in-car software developer QNX.

Sony at CES: The SmartWear Vision

Sony is getting into the fitband business and tying everything up nicely around its mobile phone business. At this year's CES, the company launched two versions of its Xperia Z1, and a complementary set of NFC enabled devices including a Bluetooth headset the SmartBand.

Instagram ads work as long as they include ice cream

It is on a blog post on Instagram so, you can't deny them the self-serving endorsement of their own product. Instagram's ad people are happy with results for Levis and Ben & Jerry's ads. so far. Who doesn't love Levis and Ben & Jerry's, Instagram?

Does Microsoft fear Google's Chromebooks or the people who buy them?

Microsoft never liked Larry Ellison's network computers. Clinging to that orthodoxy risks another mis-step.

LG G Pad 8.3 first Google Play Edition tablet

This  is, apparently, Google’s first Android Open Source Project (AOSP) tablet  and will feature Android 4.4, KitKat. The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition will be available for purchase starting today in the United States on Google Play. 

Samsung's censorship of damaging video backfires

Samsung hoped to suppress the news that one of its S4 phones caught fire and has created for itself a PR nightmare.

Stylish wearable will track your kids (they will need therapy some day)

Pundits are expecting that the US Christmas sensation will be a watch which allows parents to track their kids.

LG G Flex, the flexing, curved smartphone now available outside of Korea

LG Electronics (LG) calls LG G Flex, the world’s first curved flexing smartphone, and it's going to be available in Singapore and Hong Kong this week before hitting other key markets in Asia before the end of the year. Europe and US should follow but there is no clear date. You can buy one on import for about $1,000 if you really need it that badly.

Tablet failures slow BYOD growth

A report claimed that nearly half people using tablets have experienced failure in the last two years, making them a poor choice as devices in the business sector.

Is AMD building a gaming tablet?

Waiting for AMD to adjust itself to the consumer mobile market was a little like waiting for Godot, but now it seems that the chipmaker really wants to contribute something.

Nexus 5 compares pretty good to the competition

Google should know how to push Android. And with the Nexus 5 it proves it. When it comes to delivering a smartphone that is well thought out, does enough to hit every mark, and delivers a great Android experience, the Nexus 5 is on point.

US told to spill the beans on "internet kill switch"

A federal court has ruled that the US government must reveal details of Homeland Security's internet "kill switch."

The iPad Mini with Retina Display: the reviews are in

In a nutshell and because you hate to read anything with lots of them word thingies: It's expensive. If you can afford the iPad Air, go for it, but if you can't then Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire HDX offer better deals. Is that why Apple gave this product a quiet launch?

Analysts say, You're phone be smarter than you by 2017

  Smartphones are getting smarter with each new generation, so research firm Gartner has gone out on a limb with a new forecast straight out of a dystopian sci-fi movie.