CIO.com managing editor Al Sacco examines the tech world's hottest tools (and toys), and cuts through the hyperbole with his Ginsu-sharp BS detector and a healthy dose of tech-journalist skepticism, aka, ‘Tech-ticism.’
New Balance this week announced at CES a run-focused smartwatch that's designed to go head-to-head with Apple's Nike+ fitness watch. The two high-end devices have a number of similarities — and some key differences.
The new 'Bud-E Fridge' IoT smart refrigerator automatically orders more beer for you and your coworkers when supplies get low, and it's available for a limited time for free, if you're located in Chicago, New York or Los Angeles.
Samsung denies reports that it's planning to release another Note smartphone, but it would be a major misstep for the company to do away with what is perhaps its most important smartphone brand. Here's why.
The price Google charges for its Pixel XL smartphone is closer to what it costs to make the phone than what both Samsung and Apple charge for the GS7 and iPhone 7, but Google still makes more money. Here's why.
Samsung's Note7 smartphones still might not be safe to use and Canada recalled hundreds of thousands of the company's washing machines. On the plus side, it acquired an AI startup and Samsung stock hit an all-time high … all in a...
For one of the first times since it introduced the iPhone, Apple didn't report initial sales numbers for a new phone. The company says it stopped sharing such numbers because they're no longer representative. But is Apple just doing...
Hackers who identify and document proven critical software vulnerabilities in Android or iOS stand to cash in big time, thanks to new bug bounty increases from Apple, Google and at least one security firm.
BlackBerry this week announced that it will no longer manufacture the Classic smartphone, the company's only remaining — and possibly last — U.S. device available in the 'candy bar' form factor that once made BlackBerry THE name in...
A number of leading phone manufacturers, including Samsung and Motorola, 'ruggedized' some of their flagship products in an attempt to reduce screen shatters. But they overlooked another common area of display damage: scratches.