Tag Archive: Mobile


Udoq Charging Dock System Review – The best engineered base for mobile devices

The Udoq is unlike any other mobile device charging station we’ve seen. It’s premium, clean, and surprisingly flexible. The German startup went all out with this one. But is it worth the relatively steep cost?

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The Project Cars series is coming to mobile

The game’s being made by Slightly Mad Studios and Gamevil.

If you’re a fan of racing games, chances are you’ve heard of Project Cars. The first entry in the series was launched on consoles and PC back in 2015 and last September saw the release of Project Cars 2. Project Cars Go has just been announced by developer Slightly Mad Studios, and in a first for the series, will be released exclusively as a mobile title.

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Spotify revamps its mobile app, adds on-demand listening for free users

Free users are also getting recommended playlist creation and a low-data mode.

During a recent event in New York City, Spotify talked about a heap of new goodies that are in the works for its mobile app and free users.

Looking first at the new app, there are visual changes in tow for just about everything – including the search page, now playing tab, and more. The bottom navigation bar is also less cluttered, and Spotify says  [Read More…]

PUBG Mobile Review – the original Battle Royale lands on mobile

PUBG is the original Battle Royale game that started the craze. It’s wildly popular on PC and on XBox, but will that gameplay and its accompanying success carry over to Mobile? Read on to find out.

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Apple vs. Samsung: State of the mobile silicon

Geekbench’s John Poole discusses how Apple balances performance and efficiency, how Samsung is ramping up single-core, and where Qualcomm — and maybe Google? — fit in.

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Rene Ritchie: Joining me again, we have John Poole from…I am going to say Primate Labs, but I think most people know you from Geekbench.

John Poole: Exactly.

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Remember that mobile security companies only want to sell you something

A company who wants your money just might say anything to get it.

Did you hear that like every Android phone ever made is broken because the companies that made them are lying and not really sending you security patches when they say they are sending you one? Chances are you did, because the whole silly mess was engineered solely so you would hear about it. I’ll go a step further and say the entire study only  [Read More…]

What’s your mobile payment service of choice?

Your options will differ depending on what phone you carry.

Mobile payments have been around for a long time now, but they still seem to be catching on slowly. It’s still a guessing game figuring out which stores accept mobile payments and, at least around my area, getting out your phone to pay still seems to confuse store clerks more often than not.

Even with all of that in mind, mobile payments are the epitome of convenience.  [Read More…]

Video: Recap of the Mobile Nations reader meetups

Check out this video recap of our most recent reader meetups in New York City and San Francisco.

We had a couple of reader meetups this week in New York City and San Francisco. Rene Ritchie of Vector and Phil Nickinson a.k.a. Modern Dad were hanging out at the San Francisco party, while Mr. Mobile and I were mingling with the New York City crowd.

There was free food, and free giveaways, but the highlight of the night  [Read More…]

Enjoy a lifetime of iDrive’s unlimited mobile backups for only $19.99

Not only does iDrive keep your devices’ data backed up in case your phone comes to a sudden death, but it keeps your data safe from hackers’ eyes with 256-bit AES encryption. Back up your contacts, photos, videos, calendar events, and more — and sync it all to a new device.

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Fixd review: Your own mobile grease monkey

Gone are the days of taking your vehicle in for a checkup or to identify a “check engine” light. The Fixd is part hardware and part app, and is cheaper than a mechanic. Not only that, but it can also help with preventative maintenance.

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