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How did Lenovo go from high-flyer to failure so fast?

Lenovo was once a rising star of the mobile industry, seemingly with the capabilities and budget to be as successful in the smartphone market as in the laptop game. Nobody thinks that anymore. Lenovo’s market share struggles to register on any metrics, and it’s acquisition of Motorola looks like a …

Mobile Technology

Chromebook vs Laptop in 2018: Can it replace your Windows Computer?

More people than ever use a smartphone as their only computer. That makes sense; you have the web, apps for any service you want, entertainment via …

Three things TCL needs to do in order to make the BlackBerry Key2 a success

I can’t think of a single BlackBerry device that’s been as warmly received by the tech press in the past ten years as the Key2. TCL formally announced the new keyboard-clad phone yesterday, and this is what the media had to say:<p>“<i>The improved keyboard, better build quality, upgraded camera and</i> …

iOS 12: Five features we’re excited about

Apple has a lot of new features to explore in the latest version of iOS 12.<p>From personalized Animoji to a Siri that can help you do more things at once, there's lots to dig through in the developer beta. Because this is a beta release, features and functionality are subject to change between now …

These Artists Use AR to Pull You Inside Their Heads

Walking into the new art exhibit centered around augmented reality and virtual reality storytelling, I couldn't quite wrap my head around the …

Augmented Reality

It's Time to Get Excited About the Future of PCs. (Yes, PCs)

Personal computers have not elicited many thrills of late. They've gotten cheaper, sure, and a little faster. But despite some wild promises the gap …

Tech Startup Shift Seeks $200,000 from Apple Over ‘Stolen’ iOS 12 Shortcuts Icon

- Jun 8, 2018<p>Well, that didn’t take long. Apple could be sued over the icon design of their new iOS 12 Shortcuts app. Tech startup Shift says the …

9 great reads from CNET this week

That was fast. Five days up, five days down. Apple's WWDC. Computex. A new Amazon device. If you missed any of it, here's your chance to catch up.<p>(You can sign up for a newsletter version of this weekly rundown here.)<p>Samsung got there first, but Apple nailed it.<p>Don't worry. It still has a ton of …

Measure, Apple Books, Shortcuts: Our favorite new and updated apps in iOS 12

Surprise, surprise — iOS 12 comes after last year’s iOS 11. Apple just announced the latest version of its mobile operating system at WWDC 2018, and …

Giant ToughRoad GX E+ review

Giant’s ToughRoad GX E+ conquers loose rock and paved roads with impressive grace and speed.<p>Giant’s ToughRoad GX E+ conquers loose rock and paved …

Tim Cook doesn’t believe customers want MacOS and iOS combined

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that MacOS and iOS should remain as separate operating systems, and never merged as a single platform. He expressed this …

iPhone apps are finally coming to your MacBook. Eventually. Sorta.

SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi said Apple is absolutely <i>not</i> merging iOS and MacOS with a large <i>NO!</i> displayed in the background during the …

Apple reiterates why touchscreens won’t be coming to Macs anytime soon

While Apple announced that iOS apps will be coming to the Mac late next year, users hoping that Apple would release a MacOS-powered laptop, …

Apple’s new privacy features are bad for Facebook, but great for everyone else

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>Apple had a lot to say about cybersecurity and privacy at …

New Microsoft HoloLens app can guide the blind through complex buildings

A brilliant use of technology<p>The promise of mixed reality has always been its ability to overlay the world with a layer of information that wouldn’t otherwise be there. Think: ratings for the restaurants you walk by or labels for the type of flower you’re smelling inthe park.<p>It turns out that …

Facebook says millions of users who thought they were sharing privately with their friends may have shared with everyone because of a software bug

A new software bug is Facebook’s latest self-inflicted privacy headache.<p>After a year of troubling mishaps on its massive social platform, Facebook has landed itself in yet another self-inflicted privacy debacle.<p>As many as 14 million Facebook users who thought they were posting items they only …

Vivo Teases Big Innovations with New Photo

Vivo hints a new innovation coming to their smartphones in a photo released across its social media accounts. The photo shows a colorful thumbprint …

Quick Look: Dell Inspiron 13 7000

Designed to cater to the needs of creatives, the Inspiron 13 7000 sports a near bezel-less 13-inch FHD touch display with a supporting active pen. …

Watch: Nokia 7 Plus Unboxing, Hands-On

Last MWC, HMD Global releases the <b>Nokia 7 Plus</b>. It’s the company’s latest upper midrange phone which runs Android 8.0 Oreo and part of the Android One …

Sony Xperia XZ2 Review

<b>Sony</b> has a new flagship phone in town that goes by the name of the <b>Xperia XZ2</b>, and it sports a redesigned chassis with some great internals in tow. …

Watch the Apple WWDC Special Event

iOS 12 tells us exactly how big the iPhone X Plus will be

Apple did not unveil any new hardware during its WWDC 2018 keynote, just as Tim Cook promised at the start of the show. We didn’t get any new Macs, a …

Get rid of junk hiding in your Mac with just a single click

Spring may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean that your spring cleaning chores are over.<p>You've purged your closet, you've deep cleaned your …

The iPhone Didn't Emerge From Nothing. Here's What Came Before It

On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs stood on the MacWorld stage in his jeans and a black turtleneck. “Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes …

All the iPhone X’s Face ID secrets were just revealed

Face ID is one of the two signature features of the iPhone X, with the other one being the all-screen design. The device’s new facial recognition …

Apple comes to terms for its part of Toshiba’s chip business

Apple has reportedly agreed terms with Bain Capital as part of the private equity firm’s $18 billion bid for Toshiba’s memory chip unit — with a final agreement that could be announced as early as today.<p>Apple’s interest in Toshiba’s chip business revolves around the strategic important of Toshiba …

All iPhones could get bezel-free screens in 2018

Apple is reportedly planning on keeping LCD iPhones around for another year after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus — but don’t expect any ordinary, regular LCD displays.<p>According to a new report, Apple is investigating the possible use of technology known as Full Active LCD screens, a type of …

Key Men’s Hairstyles Trends For SS17

Style is a breeze in winter. Faced with sinking temperatures, severe winds and snow; piling clothes on, rather than peeling them off, becomes …

10 Foolproof Blazer And Trouser Separates Combinations

The wise man’s wardrobe is built on cornerstones: the T-shirt for the beach (or the bar), a pair of Derbies for work (or a wedding), and the blazer …

Men's Fashion

How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

Most men don’t own a vast number of accessories. Often it’s a case of the bare necessities: a watch (so we’re not late), a scarf (so we don’t freeze …

Men's Fashion