LG’s Stylo 3 pairs a solid mid-range phone with a mediocre stylus

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 is just a footnote in smartphone history, what's a person supposed to do if they want a phablet with a stylus? Well, there's always the LG Stylo 3. It was the most interesting of the mid-range mobiles LG announced before CE…

Ariana Grande is coming to the ‘Final Fantasy’ universe

The Final Fantasy franchise is so big that maker Square Enix can pick and choose the people and brands it wants to work with. Audi Japan already has a $469k Final Fantasy XV themed R8 on sale, for instance, and now one of the smaller titles in the co…

Google and Fiat Chrysler work together on Android car tech

The team-up between Google and Fiat Chrysler is about to extend well beyond self-driving minivans. The two companies have revealed an 8.4-inch Uconnect concept system based on Android. No, not Android Auto — we're talking full-fledged Android Nougat…

Encrypted chat app Signal sidesteps censorship in Cuba and Oman

Signal, the messaging app that prides itself on circumventing government censorship, has a few new places where its flagship feature works. Last week it was Egypt, and now users in Cuba and Oman can send messages without fear of them being intercepte…

Samsung enters the smart inbox fray with ‘Focus’

Samsung's Focus (no, not the Windows phone from ages ago) wants to be your Android productivity app of choice. The latest update brings the application out of beta and fixes a deleted email sync issue, according to patch notes. But, when Google Play…

Find out when you can download ‘Super Mario Run’ on Android

If you've been staring wistfully at the many iOS folks who are playing Super Mario Run on your commute, wondering when your Android gizmo could get in on the action, maybe stop doing that. First up, it's a little creepy and, secondly, soon enough you…

Duolingo’s clubs make language learning a competition

Duolingo debuted chat bots to help you learn a new language back in October, but now the company is looking to offer a bit more human interaction. Today, it introduced a new feature called Language Clubs so you can band together with friends and othe…

China’s latest luxury phone packs a massive 7,000mAh battery

Many luxury smartphone makers see their work mainly as a matter of wrapping an ordinary device in upscale materials, maybe adding a concierge service and calling it a day. Gionee, however, is taking a different approach: it's giving you one huge feat…