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Drones

9 of the best smartphones from 2015

With 2016 knocking on the door, there’s just about enough time to look at some of the best smartphones of the year. While we saw lots of new devices across the premium and mid-range categories, only the most notable make it into our year end roundup.<p>So, in no particular order, these are some of the …

Apple Hires Top Augmented/Virtual Reality Researcher

With all of the declarations of augmented reality and virtual reality’s inevitable ascents to the heights of technological cruciality, Apple has managed to stay noticeably quiet on the topic. This has led to any VR/AR movement on their end being quite notable.<p>According to a report from the …

Augmented Reality

Google paid Apple $1 billion to be the default search on iOS

$1 billion. That's how much Google paid Apple in 2014 to be the default search app on the iPhone, according to court transcripts obtained by <i>Bloomberg</i>. As you might imagine, neither company is too happy about their business deal being made public, and as the publication notes, the court transcript …

Forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 Benchmarks Leak

Samsung is gearing up to release its next big flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress tradeshow next month. But as is usual with flagship product releases in this info-overloaded age, a few tidbits of intel have leaked out ahead of the official reveal.<p>The latest …

Phones

Samsung to produce Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chips

<i>SEOUL (By Se Young Lee, Reuters)</i> — Qualcomm Inc said on Thursday Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will become the sole manufacturer of its new flagship mobile chip, a major boost for the South Korean tech giant as it vies for deals with bigger rival TSMC.<p>The deal, which some analysts estimate is worth …

Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep it the default search engine on iOS devices

Earlier this evening, the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit revealed Android’s revenues and profits for the first time. The same case has now revealed that Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 as part of its ongoing deal to be the main search provider—as in the one that resides in the search bar by …