science
Contact Lenses That Darken in Sunlight Are Going to Give You Some Creepy Alien Eyes

Johnson & Johnson has teamed up with Transitions Optical, the company known for making those glasses that automatically darken when you go outside, to bring the unique technology to contact lenses. If you hate wearing glasses, they’ll save you from also having to wear sunglasses outdoors, but only if you’re okay with having creepy alien eyes. Read More >>

uncategorized
Woman Buys Used iPhone Packed With Celebrity Phone Numbers

Imagine you had the phone number of Nick Grimshaw at your fingertips. What would you do? Phone him to call him an idiot? Send him an abusive SMS from a burner? Delete it out of embarrassment? That's the quandary that faced Sophie Highfield, the buyer of a used iPhone that hadn't been fully erased and came with the phone numbers of a series of UK celebrities inside. Read More >>

how to
Use Nicknames With Siri and Google Now to Reach Contacts Faster

Both Google Now and Siri now support the use of nicknames for your contacts, so you can quickly get in touch with “mum,” “dad,” “the boss,” or “maverick” more easily than ever. Here’s how to ditch those long-winded real names and get your nicknames set up instead on Android and iOS. Read More >>

uncategorized
Organising Your Gmail Contacts Is About to Get So Much Better

Organising your contacts in Gmail is historically atrocious. But now, thanks in part to the demise of Google+, it's about to become way better. Read More >>

how to
How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. Read More >>

crime
Considerate iPhone Thief Returns Handwritten List of Stolen Contacts

What really sucks about losing your phone—besides losing the phone—is that you also lose a whole bunch of your data. But to help ease that pain, a iPhone thief in China copied down a list of all his victim's contacts (by hand!) and returned it to its rightful owner. All 1,000 of them. Read More >>

privacy
WhatsApp Violates International Phone Number Privacy Laws

WhatsApp, the instant messaging client beloved of people too cheap to text, appears to contravene international privacy laws because of the way it forces users to grant it access to their entire address book. Read More >>

how to
How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. Read More >>

google
Google Integrates Google+ Circles a Little Deeper into Gmail

Google has decided that Gmail needs to be even more complex and laden with social features, adding new Contacts display options to its search box and introducing searches for messages sent to specific Circles of people. Read More >>

uncategorized
Phonedeck Lets You Control Your Android Phone from Your Computer

One of the benefits of using Android is the options and flexibility you get. Like Phonedeck, an app that essentially lets you control your phone from a web browser. That's right, you can send texts, make calls and reject calls on your phone all through your computer. Read More >>

iphone apps
Buzz Contacts for iPhone: A Faster and Smarter Contacts App That’s Better Than Apple’s

I was always confused at why Apple bothered making a contacts 'app' since it was nothing more than a shortcut for what was already inside the contacts tab in phone app. There was no imagination to it! Buzz Contacts is a contacts app that's actually useful: it's faster, better and looks reaaaally good. Read More >>