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A majority of U.S. teens are taking steps to limit smartphone and social media use

It’s not just parents who are worrying about their children’s device usage. According to a new study released by Pew Research Center this week, U.S. teens are now taking steps to limit the

Crunch Report | New Star Wars “The Last Jedi” Trailer

Star Wars "The Last Jedi" trailer is released, more than 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now NFC enabled and North Korea hacked and stole U.S. and South Korea war plans. All this on Crunch Report.

Sling Studio makes multi-camera video production so damn easy

Tito Hamze gives an in-depth review of the Sling Studio, a multi-camera production studio that turns your existing cameras wireless and makes your phones into cameras with the ability to control every

Razer acquires Nextbit, the startup behind the Robin smartphone

Three months after acquiring iconic audio tech company THX, Razer is making another move to expand its business beyond hardware and software for the gaming community. The company has acquired Nextb

Crunch Report | Instagram Shoppable Photos

Today’s Stories  Instagram tests shoppable photo tags Google launches Tango AR smartphone system Mobile internet use passes desktop for the first time, study finds Sony’s profit down 86% but

Google’s Android 7.1 Developer Preview starts rolling out to beta testers

No major surprises here: Earlier this month, Google announced that the Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview and its SDK tools would roll out to developers sometime later this month — and now

Kodak teases a new phone for an October 20 reveal

Kodak accidentally teased an upcoming phone today in a now-deleted tweet. Fortunately, the image accompanying the tweet is also easily found at Kodakphones.com.

The Commodore PET Has Been Reincarnated As A Phone

The 1980s are back again! The guys who bought the Commodore name are releasing an Android smartphone for about $300. The price includes some bog standard specs but, most important, includes two emulat

Please Stop, HTC. Please.

Our Favorite Phones For Back To School

It's back to school time and we've compiled a list of some of our favorite smartphones to help you out during the new school year. Check it out.

Our Favorite Laptops For Back To School

As the new school year approaches, you're going to need a good laptop to work with. Take a look at some of our favorites.

ZTE Is Selling The $99 Open C Firefox Phone Exclusively On Ebay

If you're into open source, unlocked phones that cost less than a month of phone service, take note. Manufacturer ZTE is selling their first Firefox OS phone on <a target="_blank" href="http://item.eb

The PiPhone Is A DIY Cellphone Powered By Raspberry Pi

The <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Raspberry-Pi">Raspberry Pi</a> is a mini computer, just like most smartphones, so it stands to reason that you can create what amounts to a home-brew cellp

Obihai Offers New Low-Cost Home Phone Options As Technology Change At Google Ends Free Service

My free lunch is about to end. I’m one of a few hundred thousand customers enjoying free monthly home phone service.* We use a low-cost analog telephone adapter (ATA) called an OBi, connected to Goo

SendHub Secures $3 Million Series A To Be The Mobile Alternative To Business Phone Systems

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, a business-focused call and messaging solution with a long-term goal of replacing PBX systems with mobile apps and online dashboards, ha

SendHub, A Google Voice Alternative For Enterprise, Arrives On Android

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, the Y Combinator-backed call and messaging solution targeting business users and other organizations, is today extending its platform to

With Hundreds Of Thousands Of Phones Collected, Device Recycler ecoATM Adds Tablets

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/25/global-mobile-phone-shipments-2012/">According to Strategy Analytic</a>s, about 1.6 billion mobile phones were shipped in 2012, with 700 mil

With Debut Of SendHub Manager, Google Voice Alternative SendHub Now Offers Businesses An Easier Way To Provision Hundreds Of Phone Lines

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, a Y Combinator-backed call and messaging solution for individuals, businesses and other organizations, is today launching a new product

HTC’s New Flagship M7 Hardware Reportedly Leaked, Complete With Sense 5.0 Screens

HTC had a disappointing year last year, despite early success with the One X and solid hardware releases in general. This year, it looks like it will be kicking things off in style with the launch of

A Glimpse Of The Apocalypse: Walmart Customers Fight Over Phones On Black Friday

On <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/27/black-friday-e-commerce-spending-up-26-percent-to-a-record-816m-amazon-most-visited-retailer/">Black Friday</a>, discounted boxed <a href="https://be
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