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Battery-Saving Tips for iOS and Android users

The smartphone battery is one of the most lamented smartphone features when a new device hits the market. Aside from a select few phones with extra-large batteries, the majority of…

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The upside of BlackBerry going Android-only

In mid-2012, during a media throng at a downtown Toronto hotel, Gary Klassen, the guy who invented BBM (and by now one of the company’s longest-lasting employees) gave MobileSyrup a rundown…

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Philips Hue and the smart lightbulb conundrum

Smart lightbulbs have a big usability hurdle: the light switch. It’s difficult to improve the inherent act of flipping a switch and turning on a light. No “intelligent” product, however fascinating and impressive…

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The best connected home security cameras

Other tech categories may grab the headlines, but the concept of a smart home has been largely driven by IP-based surveillance cameras. These cameras are now sold at very affordable…

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7 of the best mobile accessories from CES 2016

New smartphones and tablets don’t really make appearances at CES anymore, but accessories continue to abound, and amidst the countless wares were seven that stood out from the crowd. Rather…

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The biggest wearable trends we saw at CES 2016

Another CES has come and gone, and it was clear that this year was a big one for wearable tech. From smart clothing to virtual reality, CES 2016 showcased over…