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Samsung updates its Surface competitor with more RAM, storage, and gold

Meet the new Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition<p>The Windows-powered Galaxy TabPro S was released by Samsung earlier this year, but the company has now given it a spec bump and a fresh lick of paint. The new TabPro S <i>Gold Edition</i> has the same 12-inch AMOLED display and detachable keyboard case as its …

Terahertz radiation could speed up computer memory by 1000 times

One area limiting speed in personal computing speed is memory -- specifically, how quickly individual memory cells can be switched, which is currently done using an external magnetic field. European and Russian scientists have proposed a new method using much more rapid terahertz radiation, aka …

SeaBubbles wants to be the Uber for waterborne transportation

Future water taxi service may be coming to Paris<p>When our streets become too congested, why not take to the open water to get around? SeaBubbles is a startup that aims to revolutionize waterborne transportation through fleets of sleek, hydrofoil-equipped shuttles designed to make city travel more …

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Google is letting Verizon ruin its new Pixel phones

If you can get past the hardware design, which we’ll politely call “an acquired taste,” Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are shaping up to …

Mobile

Leak reveals major design changes coming to Samsung’s Galaxy S8

The iPhone 8 is going to feature the radical redesign that Apple fans had been hoping the iPhone 7 would receive, and a new report indicates that …

Mobile Technology
Samsung

Google Pixel vs. iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7

Google's Pixel phone is finally here -- but does it have what it takes to compete against Apple and Samsung's flagships?<p>At a San Francisco press event today, Google finally announced its highly anticipated phone, Pixel. Equipped with a 5-inch display and a 12.3-megapixel camera, the device is also …

How Google's new Pixel phones compare to the latest iPhone and Android competition

Google’s new Pixel phones are here. After years of overseeing reference Nexus devices running stock Android, Google is finally stepping into the smartphone fray to show what its vision of Android looks like. The Pixel and Pixel XL feature deep software integration to Google’s services, including …

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Everything you need to know from Google’s Pixel event

Google unveiled a gaggle of new products and services today at its event in San Francisco. The company was all about making things easy and seamless, so we thought we’d do the same. Here’s all the stuff you need to know, in one place.<p>CEO Sundar Pichai came out first to set the stage, touting the …

12 hidden features in iOS 10

After months of beta testing, Apple has finally released the first official version of iOS 10.<p>The update brings Siri to third-party apps and …

Mobile Technology

KGI: iPhone 7 to feature 2.4GHz A10 chip, IPX7 waterproofing, new 12 megapixel cameras, piano black color, more

A weekend report from KGI is shining some last minute details on the iPhone 7. As well as reaffirming everything we’ve already heard, such as the design resembling the iPhone 6s with tweaked antenna lines, the report includes some specific details about certain changes.<p>KGI says that the iPhone 7 …

Mobile Technology

The iPhone 7 could come with Lightning EarPods and a 256GB option

Apple is about to announce the next iPhone on September 7, and the plot thickens. A new leak spotted by Nowhere Else shows the hypothetic packaging of the iPhone 7 Plus. This cardboard leak shows that Apple could sell the iPhone 7 with Lightning EarPods, replacing the good old EarPods with a …

Apple announces ‘iPhone 7’ September 7 event, Apple Watch 2 and MacBook Pros may be unveiled

<b>Update:</b> As usual, the event will be livestreamed online. Grab the calendar event here.<p>Mark your calendars, folks, it’s official. Apple has issued press invites to its next media event on September 7 at Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco at 10 am PT. The company is widely expected to unveil …

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This malware sold to governments could help them spy on iPhones, researchers say

Many people assume their iPhones are secure, but new research sent Apple scrambling to fix vulnerabilities that left users at risk.<p>Spyware relying on three previously unknown, or “zero-day,” flaws in Apple’s iOS mobile operating system for years made it possible for governments to take over …

Security

Android Nougat comes out of beta

Google surprised everyone when it launched a public beta of the Android Nougat back in March. Annual updates are nothing new for Android, but not only did this announcement come very early, it also offered users the option to easily install the beta with an over-the-air update. Now, half a year …

Report reaffirms iPhone 7 design, cameras, touch-sensitive haptic Home button, removed headphone jack

<i>Bloomberg</i> this morning issued a report noting that Apple sources have reaffirmed many disparate reports on the iPhone 7. These include an iPhone 6-like design with neater antenna lines, dual cameras on the 5.5-inch model, a pressure-sensitive Home button with haptic feedback and removal of the …

Mobile Technology

KGI: New Apple Watch 2 coming late 2016 with GPS, better waterproofing and improved performance, retain same design

Apple Watch 2 is indeed imminent, according to reliable Apple analyst KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo. Although there have been a lack of leaks about the upcoming new Watch, KGI says the device will launch in late 2016 (likely announced alongside the iPhone 7 in September) and feature several flagship …

Smartwatches

Here's what Apple's future Lightning headphones will be able to do that normal headphones can't

The big question is: Why?<p>It's because headphones with a digital connection — like Lightning or USB-C — can do so much more than traditional analog headphones, according to Carl Alberty, VP of marketing at Cirrus Logic.<p>He would know — Cirrus announced this week a developer's kit that will allow any …

Consumer Tech

Android N is now Android Nougat

Google announced on Snapchat today that Android N, the latest version of Android, will now go by Android Nougat. The announcement comes after the company said at I/O last month that users could submit suggestions for the name online.<p>Nougat is the latest dessert-themed version of Android, due out …

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Apple iOS 10 Has Three Nasty Surprises

This week Apple announced iOS 10. It has a lot of upgrades on iOS 9 as well as a great secret feature we had suspected for some time. But inevitably, there are also some nasty surprises…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system updates for the best</i> …

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Intel goes 'extreme' with first 10-core processor, puts tick-tock tactics on hold

Multitasking is for the weak: Now Intel is targeting "mega-taskers" at Taipei's Computex show, launching a lineup of desktop processors with "crazy good" performance.<p>Dual-core. Quad-core. Octa-core.<p>Chipset manufacturers have been boosting processing power by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, …

Apple Loop: New Glass iPhone Leak, iPhone Prototype On Sale, Apple Faces A.I. Death Spiral

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes more details on the upcoming glass-covered iPhone 8, the latest iPhone 7 leaks, iOS 10′s new features, Tim Cook taking about high iPhone prices, an iPhone 6 prototype appearing on Ebay, the AI strategy that …

Eric Schmidt

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Next year, Google will sell a smartphone that lets you swap in interchangeable parts to get new abilities.<p>Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the …

Plug the Fathom Neural Compute Stick into any USB device to make it smarter

Following on the heels of their announcement a few weeks ago about their FLIR partnership, Movidius is making another pretty significant announcement regarding their Myriad 2 processor. They’ve incorporated it into a new USB device called the <i>Fathom Neural Compute Stick</i>.<p>You can plug the Fathom into …

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge review: Samsung's finest get more polished

After years of trafficking in plastic flagships, the glass-and-metal Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge proved Samsung still knew how to make jaw-dropping phones. Ah, but there was a rub -- a few of them, in fact. The expandable memory slots were gone. Neither phone was waterproof. The S6 Edge's flat back and …

Here's the best look yet at the unannounced Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy S7 on Feb. 21 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. But thanks to newly leaked photos, the world will have …

Lenovo launches the Lemon 3 to compete with Xiaomi’s Redmi 3

Earlier this week, Xiaomi turned heads around the world when they put out the Redmi 3, an impressively spec’ed and priced handset with a full metal body, a 5-inch HD display, octa-core Snapdragon 616 SoC, and a monstrous 4,100 mAh battery. The device is so competitively priced at $105 that some are …

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