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Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition reveals Microsoft's true business strategy

Microsoft is in the cloud services business, and the revelation that the company is selling an Android smartphone is simply more proof.<p>In early April …

Microsoft

Samsung Galaxy S8 users report phone randomly restarting, no clear fix yet

Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have been randomly restarting, and that's not the only issue. The S8's success is critical for Samsung-is it dropping the …

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Uber's 'ghost drivers' are scaring passengers into giving them money

Uber drivers in China have been uploading terrifying pictures to their profiles to scare customers into cancelling their rides and paying a fee, according to local reports.<p>The practice, which has been nicknamed the "ghost driver" issue, involves scam drivers using gruesome pictures that force users …

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Facebook Messenger just made it easy to poll your friends

Facebook Messenger is getting a neat update today on Andriod and iOS, according to TechCrunch: you can now poll your friends.<p>The feature only works for group chats (because polling a two people is silly), and works just like you’d expect: type in a question and some possible responses.<p>There are a …

Facebook

With Bolt, HTC Might Be Next To Drop Headphone Jacks

Looks like an HTC 10 missing one little thing...<p>And so the dominos begin to fall on the life of the headphone jack. The upcoming HTC Bolt is rumored to be announced later this year, and in the meantime it looks a lot like the current HTC 10 device, without one major development: a jack.<p>If you're …

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Talk Android Apps of the Week: January 17, 2016

It’s Sunday, the time of the week when <i>Talk Android</i> brings you a report on some of the very best applications we’ve been using over the course of the …

Apps

iOS 9.3 Preview: First look at updated Apple Music + Maps apps in CarPlay

Earlier today Apple unloaded several new beta software updates including iOS 9.3 for iPhone which adds some handy new features to CarPlay. Specifically, both the Maps and Music apps for CarPlay were updated to work more like the iPhone versions on iOS 9. Check out the details below:<p>Sony A6500<p>The …

iOS

Facebook reaches half the internet, but don't expect it to stop there

The social network faces more suggestions it is running out of steam in its mature markets, but this doesn't mean its best days are behind it<p>It’s been hard to miss the advertising blitz that Facebook has embarked on over the last few weeks. The sides of bus stops, television breaks and double-page …

Facebook

Hands On: Moto X Style Pure Edition

Long gone are the days of the $199 Moto X, but with each price bump comes major improvements. Today, Motorola’s unveiled its most powerful Android phone yet: The Moto X Style.<p>If you’ll excuse the Taylor Swift-ified name, the Moto X Style is jam-packed with impressive specs: 1.8GHz hexa-core …

Phones

Verbatim Store ‘n’ Go Lightning USB Flash Drive

There is no enough capacity to store your daily added photos and videos in your iOS device? Take a look at Verbatim’s Store ‘n’ Go Lightning USB …

Gear & Gadgets

LG Bello II announced, launches this month

LG’s entry-level L series range launched last year and today, the Korean manufacturer has added to the series with another handset, called the LG Bello II. The L Series is LG’s affordable range of smartphones and is aimed at emerging markets, bringing features such as Knock Code from its flagship …

Tablets

Teardown reveals iPod touch is basically a stripped-down iPhone 6

Other than the small matter of it not making phone calls, what’s the difference between the iPhone 6 and the sixth-generation iPod touch that Apple released last week?<p>That’s the question iFixit tried to answer with its teardown of Apple’s newest music player.<p>The devices share the same A8 processor …

iPod Touch

A taste of something great: five days with NVIDIA's Shield Android TV

I wanted to watch <i>The West Wing</i>, so I asked for it. I wanted to play <i>Asphalt 8</i> on my TV, so I downloaded it. I wanted people to see me playing a copy of <i>Street Fighter X Tekken</i> I didn't (strictly speaking) own, so I broadcasted it. All of these little interactions -- some mundane, some seemingly …

Android Lollipop

Things task management app coming to Apple Watch with focus on Today View

We’ve known for a while now that the popular Things to-do list management app is coming to the Apple Watch, and we even posted a few screenshots of the application this morning. But now, Cultured Code, the developers behind Things, have provided an in-depth look at how their application sets itself …

Apple Watch

Take a Tour of Kengo Kuma’s Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden

It’s not surprising that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the U.S. is unmistakably Japanese.<p>Nestled in an urban forest surrounded by a residential neighborhood in the hills of Portland, Oregon, the Portland Japanese Garden is a beloved cultural attraction that was starting …

Sony's Xperia Z4 flagship is a slight spec bump over the Z3

We've already seen Samsung's and HTC's high-end handsets for 2015, and now Sony has joined the party. The Xperia Z4 offers a small specs bump and a …

Tablets

It looks like the Apple Watch will come with this neat display stand

Here's our first look at the Apple Watch's charging stand, spotted earlier by Cult of Mac. The pictures are all over Instagram.<p>And to be honest it was hard to see this one coming:<p>It looks as if you'll actually be able to fold this stand out of the Apple Watch's box.<p>It's very different from Apple …

Smartwatches

Taplet Extracts Still Photos Right From Your Videos

It seems far-fetched — until it’s not. Sometimes you actually want to pull a still image out of a video.<p>Taplet, which was released today, is a free app for iPhone that lets you either shoot a video or pull in a previously shot video from the Camera Roll. Record or upload any iPhone, GoPro or …

Apps

Adobe’s new Document Cloud isn’t a threat to Box or Dropbox — but it could be

Last month Adobe raised the curtain on its Document Cloud, a new service for storing and sharing documents. Starting today, the service is available to everyone.<p>When we first laid eyes on the Document Cloud, we offered Adobe the driest praise we could muster, saying it might “change the way you …

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This Quirky smart coffee maker refills its own beans from Amazon's Dash Replenishment Service

Tuesday Amazon announced Dash buttons that let Prime customers replenish frequently ordered products with a push of a button, and among the first appliances to ship with the Dash Replenishment Service baked in is a shiny new pour-over coffee maker from New York-based startup Quirky. It's part of a …

Coffee

Amazon brings back the white Kindle e-reader in China and Japan

Have you missed white Kindle e-readers ever since they disappeared in 2012? So has Amazon. The internet retailer has quietly unveiled a white version of its basic Kindle reader that's headed to at least China on April 8th, and Japan on April 20th. It's virtually identical to the $79 black model, …

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U.S. ITC to Investigate Apple After Ericsson Patent Infringement Claims

The ongoing conflict between Apple and Ericsson escalated this afternoon as the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) agreed to launch an investigation into claims that Apple infringed on as many as 41 of Ericsson's cellular technology patents with its iPad and iPhone devices, reports</i> …

Patents

T-Mobile tempts Galaxy S6 buyers with a free year of Netflix

T-Mobile, in an attempt to sway customers in its direction, will toss in $100 worth of video-streaming service with its Samsung Galaxy S6 . Not just any service, mind you, but one of the biggest names in the space: Netflix.<p>Details surfacing today indicate that T-Mobile will offer one free year of …

Samsung

New book softens image of Apple's Steve Jobs

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs came out in October 2011 -- less than three weeks after Jobs' death -- it crystallized many popularly held perceptions of the Apple co-founder.<p>Yes, Jobs was brilliant. And yes, Jobs also could be a bastard. Isaacson's book contained numerous …

Apple