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The Legend of Nintendo

For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s understated home in …

Android P Beta 2 includes 157 new emoji and has gender-neutral options

Today, Google announced a new beta for its upcoming Android P release that shows the new emoji updates coming later this year, including new items like a skateboard and lobster, support for redheads, and a gender-neutral option for the family and couple emojis.<p>These emojis already existed in the …

Meet the top 10 new species of 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the tops of a massive tree all the way to the bottom of the ocean, new species from around the world make the list for this year.<p>The new species include microbes, plants, animals and even the confirmation of an extinct marsupial, based on its fossil.<p>This is the 11th annual list …

Top 10

Samsung will debut Bixby 2.0 with the next Galaxy Note

Samsung has been teasing its upgraded Bixby 2.0 assistant for several months now, but when is it actually going to show up in something you can buy? It shouldn't take <i>too</i> much longer. The company's AI research center head Gray G. Lee told the <i>Korea Herald</i> that the new AI helper will arrive with the …

Exclusive: Google's Duplex could make Assistant the most lifelike AI yet

The conversation seems mundane. At least, at first.<p>In a building called the Partnerplex on Google's sprawling campus in Mountain View, California, I've been invited to hear a 51-second phone recording of someone making a dinner reservation.<p>Person 1: <i>Good evening.</i><br>Person 2: <i>Hello?</i><br>Person 1: <i>Hello.</i><br>Person …

Everything We Learned About Android P Today at Google I/O

Is it going to be called Pumpkin Pie or Peppermint Patty? Or how about Popsicle? Well, whatever Google ends up deciding on, if history is any …

Android News

Gmail upgrade brings new web app, confidential mode, nudges, snooze, and more

Few people genuinely like change, especially when it comes to interface overhauls involving their favorite apps and websites. “<i>That used to be there, but now I can’t find it</i>,” is the general complaint when companies play around with their products. “<i>Why do they have to change everything …

Apps

A number of Gmail users got spam messages — from themselves

Google says that it’s fixing the issue<p>Gmail is usually pretty good about filtering unwanted spam messages, but a number of users reported earlier today that their inboxes were suddenly flooded with ads that were apparently sent from their own accounts, according to <i>Mashable</i>.<p>Users posted to Gmail’s …

President Trump accuses Amazon of scamming the USPS

He also says that The Washington Post should register as a lobbyist<p>This morning, Trump once again tweeted about online retailer Amazon.com, alleging that it is scamming the United States Postal Service and that the agency should raise its shipping rates. He also says that <i>The Washington Post</i> — owned …

Samsung debuts 5.8-inch Galaxy S9 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S9+ with incremental changes to flagship phones

On a Sunday evening in Barcelona, Samsung executives officially announced two new smartphones: the 5.8-inch Galaxy S9 (for $720) and 6.2-inch Galaxy S9+ (for $840). These will be available for preorder on March 2 and will start shipping on March 16 in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue, and …

Mobile

Microsoft patents Surface Pen with touch control that could replace your mouse

Microsoft recently filed a patent for a stylus with a touch-sensitive retention clip, which could bring further gesture control.<p>Building a slide …

RED Hydrogen One gets hyped up by company owner, specs and other info revealed

Things have been awfully quiet on the RED Hydrogen availability front since pre-orders were kicked off way back in July at a starting price of …

Mobile Technology

RED teases Hydrogen One specs, holographic display, and ‘unprecedented’ carrier support

Last year one unexpected announcement came in the form of the Hydrogen One, an Android smartphone from camera maker RED. While we did find out about the ridiculous pricing, most of the details were unknown back at the unveiling. Now, RED is revealing a few more details…<p>A couple of RED employees …

The new Wacom Bamboo Tip looks like the ultimate stylus for your Galaxy Note 8 or iPad | Trusted Reviews

<b>Stylus specialists Wacom have revealed the Bamboo Tip, a fine-tip stylus that can work across iOS and Android devices without the need for …

Ronda Rousey leaves UFC behind for WWE: 'This is my life now'

One of the great mixed martial arts careers appears to be over after Ronda Rousey announced she is joining WWE full-time.<p>The former UFC champion made the announcement on Sunday night at WWE’s first-ever female-only Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.<p>“This is my life now. First priority on my timeline for …

The 6 Best Android Tablets

Not every tablet has to be an iPad.<p>Android tablets have come a long way from the early days of limited apps and questionable usability. These days there are no shortage of great devices to meet just about everyone’s needs, whether just you’re looking for something basic or a laptop replacement.<p>Here …

Samsung Galaxy S9 review

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the phone that's supposed to lead the charge where the Galaxy S8, one of the best phones we've ever tested, left off - but …

Phones

Amazon's Alexa Coming to Windows PCs

Amazon's voice assistant is coming to PCs during Q1, starting with machines from Acer.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Why you might want a foldable Samsung Galaxy phone

Samsung's foldable phone for 2018 is pretty much a done deal -- the head of Samsung mobile said so -- but will you really want one?<p>That will depend, for one thing, on what we mean by "foldable." We've seen one Samsung patent application for a handset that bends at the middle so the top of the phone …

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

The best Android phones you can buy for 2018

If you are searching for a new phone, Android will be one of your main choices when picking a device. Fortunately, there has probably never been a better time to join team Android.<p>Devices running on Google's Android operating system offer far more choice and variety and some of the best Andoird …

LG Announces the 5K UltraWide 34WK95U: A 'Nano IPS' Monitor with a HDR600 Badge

LG has announced the 34WK95U, a new “dream monitor” for prosumers, gamers, multimedia enthusiasts and everyone who needs a large ultra-wide screen …

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to flaunt 7-inch 18:9 display, 5500mAh battery and more

Xiaomi released its Mi Max phablet range in 2016 which became popular for offering screen space for users to enjoy multimedia content. A year later, …

Galaxy S9: Samsung’s Most Important Features For Its 2018 Flagship Just Leaked, And Things Are Looking Good

Playing it safe and keeping it practical could be a winning strategy for the South Korean tech giant.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S9 might not be the flagship …

OnePlus 6 rumored to have a feature that even the iPhone X couldn’t pull off

The OnePlus 5T saw record launch sales, OnePlus revealed a few weeks ago, although there were plenty of OnePlus 5 buyers unhappy that they purchased …

Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus: Hands-on with Samsung’s iPhone X fighters (updated) - CNET

A bold new camera, cutting-edge processor and a fix to a galling ergonomic pitfall -- all in a body that looks nearly identical to last year's model.<p>That, in a nutshell, is the Samsung Galaxy S9 (with a 5.8-inch screen) and its larger step-up model, the Galaxy S9 Plus ($839 at Sam's Club), which …

Phones

New photos show a Galaxy S9 design that won’t be converting any Apple fans

Samsung doesn’t have a brand new design for next year’s Galaxy S9. Instead, the phone will look mostly like this year’s Galaxy S8, save for the back …