The 5 Worst Kinds of Apps to Download

In 2013, both Google Play and the Apple App Store passed the one million app mark. And if you’re a cynic (or realist), that means more crap than ever to weed through. At best, these crap-apps will inundate you with in-app ads, but be otherwise harmless. At worst, many of the apps are downright scams—taking your money without providing the […]

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Samsung Adding Anti-theft Solutions to Smartphones

The world’s largest mobile-phone maker said users will be able to activate for free its “Find My Mobile” and “Reactivation Lock” anti-theft features to protect the soon-to-be-released Galaxy 5 S  Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday. The world’s largest mobile-phone […]

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White House to Samsung: Stop Using The Prez!

President Barack Obama may be a devoted Blackberry user, but a snap with Boston slugger David Ortiz that’s doing wonders for Samsung has prompted a terse response from Obama’s inner circle at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue The White House has hit back at smartphone giant Samsung for using a selfie Red Sox hitter David Ortiz snapped with President Barack Obama for […]

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The Apple vs. Samsung Patent War Continues, but the Stakes Are Lower

The look and feel of Samsung’s hardware isn’t an issue this time around. Apple is once again trying to extract some cash from Samsung’s Android phone business in a new patent infringement trial, which kicks off today. Many of the headlines have focused on Google’s potential involvement. Because Samsung says four of Apple’s five infringement claims relate to general Android […]

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