Bicycle enthusiasts who are also gadget lovers got their fix of excitement Monday at Mobile World Congress, as Ford brought a pair of smart e-bike prototypes to the show. Called MoDe: Me and MoDe: Pro, the bikes connect to your smartphone and offer navigation feedback via the handlebar grips, which vibrate when you need to turn left or right. The bikes can also alert you of any hazards lying ahead or behind, communicate with other vehicles and even charge your smartphone, which is placed in a cradle on the handlebar. Both bikes are actually...

Motorola’s new second-gen Moto E is not a high-end device nor is it a mid-range device. It’s an entry-level, budget smart phone running Google’s latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system and dirt cheap: $119 for a 3G model and $149 for a 4G LTE model. Almost everything about the new Moto E is better than the first-generation model. The screen is ever-so-slightly bigger, the processor’s faster and the camera’s improved. Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is pretty speedy — not super fast, but fast enough —...

  For Apple, the hard part – making a smart watch – is nearly over. Soon it will be time for the harder part: selling the long-anticipated Apple Watch to consumers who, so far, are not very excited about the idea of wearing computers on their bodies. The Apple Watch, which Apple introduced in September and is expected to be in stores in April, is a miniature computer worn around the wrist, with a touch screen and a crown for navigating the device. There are three different models sold at different prices, and the bands...

Samsung unveiled their latest flagship phones — the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge yesterday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.  And this time round, they are focusing on not just the specs but also the design. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have a metal frame and a glass body both on the front and back. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is 6.8 mm thin and weighs 138g, while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is 7.0mm and weighs 132g. In terms of specs, the Samsung Galaxy S6 sports a 5.1 Quad HD Super AMOLOED display with 2560 X 1440 resolutions...

Google has bought the .app top domain for a whopping sum of $25 million. The purchase gives the search giant rights to sell domains ending in .app extension. The company outbid several tech companies including Amazon and almost every large internet registry to grab the said top-level domain name. The .app domain name was one of the most contested extensions. The generic top-level-domain (gTLD) allures brand names and developers and, as a result, attracted a large number of bidders to win the auction run by domain oversight organization...