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16 incredible quotes from 16 incredible books that got us through 2016

If there is one thing to celebrate from 2016, a year that has been very objectively and very scientifically determined to be a large, blazing garbage …

Books

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumored to Drop Hardware Keys in Favor of Soft Keys

Samsung is rumored to launch the Galaxy S8 in the coming months so it’s quite common for the rumors to show up every now and then.<p>According to a new …

Samsung Galaxy S8 fingerprint scanner, 3D Touch & other changes tipped; Headphone jack may be removed to make screen bigger

A lot of changes are being reported that are coming to the Samsung flagship Galaxy S8. Some of the changes being reported by various websites are …

Phones

The best new books in 2017

January <b></b><p><b>The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain</b><p>She’s more than just a dab hand with a piping bag: this is a debut novel by Nadiya Hussain, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2015. The story is about four girls growing up as the only muslims in the English village of Wyvernage.<p><i>Harper</i> …

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S8 Leaks, Android's Biggest Success In 2016, New Google Pixel Problem

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes a new voice for the Galaxy S8, the return of Samsung’s S-Pen, Pixel power problems, Android’s battery win, the shutdown of Cyanogen, WileyFox’s quick change to Nougat, a North …

Google Pixel

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S8 to include 6GB of RAM & 256GB storage

Some new rumors on China’s Weibo microblogging site suggest the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the company’s first flagship smartphone to be equipped with …

Samsung Galaxy S8 256GB Variant? Rumored Specs Include 6GB RAM

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is likely to be launched at MWC 2017, and the company may release a 256GB version of the Galaxy S7 successor, a move …

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S8 Leaks, Nokia Smartphones Return, Shiny Samsung Challenges Apple

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes another confirmation of the Galaxy S8, the new shiny Galaxy S7, the strength of Samsung’s brand name, a review of the OnePlus 3T, Nokia’s return to the smartphone market and MWC …

Mobile

The Need to Read

Reading books remains one of the best ways to engage with the world, become a better person and understand life’s questions, big and small<p>We all ask each other a lot of questions. But we should all ask one question a lot more often: “What are you reading?”<p>It’s a simple question but a powerful one, …

Books

Samsung trademarks a male and female voice assistant called Bixby and Kestra

The rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 voice assistant already had a name: Bixby. But now it has a feminine alter ego by the name of Kestra (another Star Trek reference – Kestra was Deanna Troi’s older sister). New trademark documents reveal identical applications other than the name, revealing that Samsung …

iPhone camera may get a 3D upgrade

Everyone might be talking about OLED displays, wireless charging and a new glass enclosure as the big selling points of Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 8, but a new report suggests the camera might be in for a major upgrade as well.<p>According to a report citing folks in the supply chain, Apple is …

Nokia Pixel Running Android 7.0.1 Surfaces On Geekbench; Entry-Level Handset To Be Announced At MWC 2017?

Nokia appears to be planning its next move carefully after confirming that it is attending the Mobile World Congress in early 2017. Just recently, …

Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge beats the iPhone 7 to best phone of the year award

Samsung may still be dealing with the fallout of its Galaxy Note 7 crisis, but the firm has ended the year on a high.<p>The South Korean firm took the …

20 Steampunk Novels to Read If You're Looking For Something Different

We've included the steampunk genre in our 2017 reading challenge, but some readers may be wondering: what even is a "steampunk novel"? According to the <b>Oxford Dictionary</b>, steampunk is "a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than …

Science Fiction

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date, Specs Latest News: Top 5 Features To Expect From Next Note Installment

As each week passes, Samsung fans could not contain their excitement on the next Galaxy Note 8 release. The smartphone giant hopes for the Note 8 to …

Apple Black Friday Roundup: Find the best deals & lowest prices on iPhone, MacBook, iPad, iMac and Apple Watch

Feature<p>While Apple is expected to offer some form of Black Friday promotion later this week, the company's top authorized resellers —which have …

KGI: Apple to incorporate wireless charging into ‘all-glass’ iPhone 8 in 2017, but wireless charger may not be bundled in the box

According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities, the 2017 iPhone will add wireless charging for the first time. Instead of plugging in a cable, iPhone 8 owners will be able to charge their batteries using an inductive pad similar to how the Apple Watch charges. Although many Android …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs To Include Snapdragon 835: Leak Suggests MWC Launch For First Global 6GB RAM Smartphone

Samsung is known for outfitting its Galaxy S flagship smartphones with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon premium chip and the Galaxy S8 may be no …

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 and Snapdragon 660 processors' specs leak

An image obtained by Chinese tech site <i>anzhuo.cn</i> might have revealed the specs for Qualcomm’s next-generation mobile processor, the Snapdragon 835. Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 835 – previously thought to be called the Snapdragon 830 – last week, but didn’t delve into details concerning its …

Samsung Galaxy S8 At MWC 2017: Rumored Accessories

Samsung has been rolling out accessories for its S-series flagships since the Galaxy S3 and the upcoming Galaxy S8 is expected to continue the …

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Apple Exploring Possibility of Foldable iPhone With Flexible Display

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published an Apple patent on Tuesday that shows the company has been researching a foldable iPhone design that uses a flexible OLED display.<p>First spotted by <i>AppleInsider</i>, a patent titled "Flexible display devices" describes an iPhone design that folds in two when …

Free Google app turns old photo prints into glare-free digital images

Stop using your phone to take pics of old snapshots and try this.<p>I think I know what I'll be doing over Thanksgiving weekend: hauling boxes and boxes …

Mobile Photography

Samsung: Harman audio tech could appear in 2018's Galaxy S devices

Samsung recently partnered with audio and auto tech manufacturer Harman, sparking rumors that the South Korean company was gearing up to produce its own cars. Samsung has denied that claim, stating that it’s only automobile interest concerns in-car IoT solutions. However, a Samsung executive has …

Samsung Says That The Galaxy S7 Smartphones Do Not Have Battery Problems

Samsung has said that their Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones do not suffer from the same battery problems that forced it to cancel it Galaxy Note 7 …

Apple offers free battery replacements for some iPhone 6S handsets that keep shutting down

Apple has launched its second new repair program in one week, this time for “a very small number” of iPhone 6S models that have been unexpectedly shutting down. Phones that display the issue — reportedly only devices that were manufactured between September and October last year — will be eligible …

Galaxy Note 7 recall did not damage Samsung brand in U.S.: Reuters/Ipsos poll | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A global recall of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones did not appear to hurt U.S. consumers’ willingness to buy Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) phones, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Sunday showed.<p>An exchanged Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 is seen at …

7 Samsung Rumors: Will There Be a Galaxy Note 8 Afterall?

Each week, an array of exciting new Samsung rumors surfaces. Even if speculations about future component upgrades or rumors about devices that may or …

Galaxy S8: Everything We Know About Next Gen Handset

Samsung has experienced a rather eventful period in its existence for all the wrong reasons recently, and will want to get back on track with the …