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Google Nexus 6P versus Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5

Google today at an even in San Francisco introduced two new Android smartphones into the world–the LG-made Nexus 5X and the Huawei-manufactured Nexus …

Everything Google announced at its Nexus 2015 event

Google has officially unveiled its new gadgets before the holiday season. Here’s a synopsis of what went down – as always, click through to each story to see the full details.<p>Google welcomes new Nexus phones<p>Several rumors and leaks later, the new Nexus devices are here. This year, Google introduces …

Android News

Samsung just can't catch a break

In a message posted to the Google Play listing for the app, the South Korean electronics company said that it will be closing down the app before the end of the year. "While we remain committed to providing premium entertainment services," it says, "we have decided to end support for the Samsung …

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Chromecast is Google's hugely successful Trojan Horse into your home

A Google-made go-between for all our dumb objects<p>Google's secret weapon for getting inside our homes and deeper within the fabric of our daily lives is not smart appliance maker Nest or even its ubiquitous Android operating system. It's a $35 HDMI stick that lets everybody else in the tech industry …

Android TV

Samsung Galaxy S7 release date, specs, features: New phone expected by 2016

Samsung is reportedly planning to release the Galaxy S7 by 2016.<p>As of now, there is no definite release date for the Samsung Galaxy S7, although it …

Phones

Businesses Get Broadband Access with AT&T, DirecTV Deal

AT&T will offer more small businesses access to its all-fiber high speed Internet connection as part of a deal to acquire satellite provider …

DirecTV

Samsung is fighting a massive global trend and losing badly

Beset on all sides, the company is losing customers and facing falling profits.<p>On Tuesday, the news broke that Samsung was reportedly planning to cut 10% of its staff at its South Korean headquarters. With a workforce of 98,999, that suggests about 10,000 job losses.<p>(When reached for comment, a …

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SmartHub wireless router for the 'smart homes' of the future.

If you have ever wanted a master console for all the appliances in your home, the SmartHub wireless router will streamline control of all your …

Display mates: Leak suggests Samsung’s Edge may find its way into Huawei’s 2016 line-up

Huawei is currently ranked as the third largest smartphone vendor in the world. The Chinese OEM, eager to improve its image in territories like the USA, has gained a lot of global attention for highly competitive pricing yet an impressive product line-up. Indeed customers have responded with open …

The redeemer: Why the Gear S2 is the best Samsung product in years

The Gear S2 is an astonishing watch. I cannot believe it came from Samsung.<p>After wearing it for a minute, I became a believer in smartwatches, but …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 premium price proves its value (Return date decision)

The Galaxy Note 5 is only the second phone I've purchased, and kept, this year. Samsung created a phone that sets the bar and excels in nearly every …

Adblock Plus officially lands on Android and iOS today

While Apple’s been working on system-level ad blocking for iOS 9, Eyeo, the creator of Adblock Plus has been building its own browser.<p>Available today for both iOS and Android, Adblock Plus’ browser is free. It’s not actually entirely built in-house, instead based on top of an extensible iOS browser …

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News that 10,000 will be laid off at Samsung comes one day ahead of Apple’s big event

Samsung kept its impossible promise and rocketed to the top of the global smartphone market on the back of its Galaxy handset lineup and its …