smartphones

From Instagram to TikTok: How social media evolved this decade

Shortly after midnight Pacific time on October 6, 2010, a new app built by a small team went live on Apple's App Store. Right away, they noticed people abroad signing up for the app, called Instagram; by 6 a.m. the startup was so overwhelmed with traffic that its servers reportedly melted down.

Remember HQ Trivia? It's trying to make a comeback

HQ Trivia brought joy -- and some cash -- to millions of people, but despite the game's virality, the start-up behind it struggled. Now, that company, HQ, is trying to make a comeback with new games and a subscription service.

Apple best Dow stock of 2019 but can it repeat in 2020?

Apple CEO Tim Cook shocked investors on January 2 by warning of slowing iPhone sales in China. Apple's stock plunged 10% the next day, dragging down the entire market along with it. But it's been all good news for the company ever since.

Nintendo Switch heading to China

Nintendo is teaming up with Tencent to launch its popular Switch console in China, but it may have a tough time winning over gamers more used to playing on their mobiles.

Trump wants Apple to be 'building' 5G

President Donald Trump tweeted yesterday after a visit the manufacturing facility in Austin Texas where Apple's Mac Pro is made. His comments raised a lot of questions.

Motorola Razr makes comeback

It's a flip phone in an age when no one makes calls anymore. The camera isn't great. The battery life stinks. The screen is plastic. The processor is slow. It's superdupercrazy expensive (think an iPhone 11, then double that). But ... I kinda want the new Motorola Razr.

What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart

The results of what researchers are calling the first "virtual study of its kind" were published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday, the product of a collaboration between Apple Watch and Stanford Medical Center.

Apple redesigns its privacy pages

Apple redesigned the web pages of its privacy policies Wednesday, its latest effort to distinguish itself from its personal data-selling competitors.