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Will the Galaxy Note 8 beat the iPhone 7 Plus in the 2017 camera wars?

The Galaxy Note 8 will have the best camera Samsung ever made. That’s something I could tell you right off the bat, without even looking at rumors …

Galaxy Note 8 render gives us a better look at the dual rear cameras

We've heard a lot about the Galaxy Note 8 this week — the phone is allegedly launching in September with dual cameras at the back, and leaked CAD …

7 ways to multitask better with Windows 10

Windows 10 has a handful of features that you may be overlooking that can make you a more effective and efficient multitasker. Learn how you can better juggle multiple windows and apps with these tips.<p>Snap Assist<p>If you are tired of switching back and forth between open windows, why not use all of …

Windows 10

Unlocked Galaxy S8/S8+ now available in the United States

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are pretty fantastic phones, but until now, they were only available to purchase from a carrier if you were in the United …

Phones

Samsung's Chromebook Pro spotted in black ahead of imminent release

Would you look at that, it's our first glimpse at the Chromebook Pro that was originally supposed to go on sale in April. Sure we saw a silver prototype already, but this is the first time we've seen the device in its final black finish. Remember, this Intel-based touchscreen convertible with …

The Galaxy S8’s home button moves, and there’s a good reason for it

Screen burn-in is still a thing<p>One of the biggest changes to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is the removal of the physical home button — a decision made in order to squeeze as much screen as possible onto the front of the phone. But S8 owners have noticed something very unexpected about the device’s new …

Turn any phone into a Galaxy S8 with this icon pack, which is free today only

After months of anticipation and enough leaks to last a lifetime, Samsung finally released the Galaxy S8 in the United States last week. As we said …

Mobile

Bluetooth 5.0 and A Hidden Feature of Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a head-turning phone and there are plenty of awesome new things about it but one thing that kind of went under the radar I …

Gear & Gadgets

Fighting fake news: Google’s new fact-check tool attempts to combat a global issue

The new tool red-flags stories its algorithm determines may contain misleading information<p>Google released its new tool "Fact Check" this week. It is designed to combat fake news on the internet. The move is a clear response to the post-election outcry over the spread of false news reports, their …

Google Wallet is Making Strides, But it's No Venmo Killer

Last month, <b>Alphabet Inc</b> (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced Gmail users would now be able to send and receive money on Android devices through its Google Wallet platform. The service had been available through Gmail since 2013 but, until last month, was unavailable on mobile devices.<p>To use the …

How to fix Galaxy S8 “DQA keeps stopping” error message

<i>Original post, April 22:</i> Following the day one update for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, many users are now repeatedly seeing a “DQA keeps stopping” error message when connected to Wi-Fi. While Verizon, T-Mobile and Samsung support have been all over the issue on social media, a single conclusive fix …

Operating Systems

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners will get a souped-up version of Google Play Music

Samsung’s penchant for bloatware is notorious. Ever since… well… since forever, its phones have been loaded with half-baked applications that replicate and replace those found in the stock operating system.<p>Samsung Browser, for example, is nowhere near as good as Google Chrome. Similarly, S Memo is …

Samsung's Bixby will help you shop, unless you have Verizon

A new camera feature on the Galaxy S8 that recognizes products and enables shopping through Amazon was delayed on Verizon phones.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S8 launched today, but Verizon customers won't be getting the phone's full experience just yet.<p>The largest wireless provider in the US confirmed to …

Why I might trade my iPhone for a Galaxy S8

Commentary: Every time a new Samsung Galaxy comes out, I think about making the switch -- and this year it's more tempting than ever.<p>Every year Samsung announces its new hero Galaxy phone in the spring, half a year before the new iPhone comes out in the fall. And every year, a few pundits write …

Mobile Technology

Google runs workshops to help UK teenagers tackle hate speech

Google has responded to a barrage of criticism that it must do more to tackle online hate by launching a series of workshops for teenagers on how to tackle hate speech and fake news.<p>The workshops, called Internet Citizens, will be launched by YouTube, the Google-owned video streaming service, for …

Internet

Google Home Smart Speaker Now Supports Multiple Users

Google Home received a major update to its voice recognition system on Thursday that lets owners set up the smart speaker to recognize multiple account holders.<p>The software update means that up to six people can connect their Google account to one speaker and Google Assistant will be able to …

Google Home

Samsung Galaxy S8 shows amazing resilience to abuse in new video

How much abuse can Samsung's Galaxy S8 take? In most cases, the question is mostly an academic one, as the vast majority of users won't expose their …

Samsung eliminates carrier logos on Galaxy S8 devices

As Samsung Galaxy S8 devices start to land in consumer’s hands, buyers may find one thing missing. The one thing missing will likely be received as a …

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has no ugly carrier logos to detract from its wonderful design

There’s not a Verizon or AT&T stamp to be found on this hardware<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is a stellar achievement in design — assuming there are no unforeseen disasters to come. You can read all about the phone’s fantastic hardware in both Dan’s review and Vlad’s piece on the S8 Plus somehow being …

Google, which gets most of its money from ads, might build an ad blocker

It may not be the kind of ad blocker people are used to.<p>Google is reportedly working on an ad blocker.<p>Sources tell the Wall Street Journal the company is working on a feature for its Chrome browser on desktop and mobile that would either filter certain types of ads, or filter ads entirely from …

Mastercard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards

Our fingerprints are quickly replacing PINs and passwords as our primary means of unlocking our phones, doors and safes. They're convenient, unique, and ultimately more secure than easily guessed or forged passwords and signatures. So it makes sense that fingerprint sensors are coming to protect …

Choosing sides in the smartphone battle for the desktop

After Continuum and DeX, there's a good chance that a full desktop environment will soon lurk inside your next smartphone. In the latest showdown …