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After nearly 2 years of having its butt kicked by Apple, Samsung is showing signs of a turnaround — sales are up

Profits rose to $6.42 billion (7.39 trillion won), up substantially from the $3.6 billion (4.1 trillion won) the company posted in 2014.<p>The growth in revenue and profit comes mainly from Samsung's semiconductor and display business.<p>But even Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business looks like it is …

Apple Pay

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 opens the Phone app after unlock, can't change screen timeout, other screen related issues

Aside from the problems mentioned in the title, I will also tackle other reported Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (#Samsung #GalaxyNote4) screen problems …

Gear & Gadgets

PlayStation Vita may die childless, but it changed Sony in time for the PS4 | Polygon

"At this point, I started to feel like I was going to black out."<p>"It was ahead of its time, in some ways, which means failure, of course."<p>"Established players weren't bringing content to Vita."

iPhone 6s/Plus goes on sale in 36 more countries today, with a further 6 tomorrow

Apple’s rollout of the iPhone 6s/Plus beyond the dozen launch countries kicks off today, with customers in 36 more countries able to get their hands on the new devices. This follows Apple making SIM-free phones available in the USA.<p>The countries are Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, …

Mobile Technology

Go Find Out If Your iPhone Has A Good Or A Bad Processor

As it turns out, not all new iPhones are created equal. There's two different versions of the A9 processor, and while they're mostly the same, one of …

Microsoft's Windows boss explains its dangerous game to steal Apple customers

The tech titan is betting big on its plan to get the new Windows 10 operating system to a billion devices — smartphones, tablets, but mostly PCs — over the next two or three years.<p>That means that people actually have to want to use Windows PCs. At 110 million installs after two and a half months, …

It's Almost Certain Now That Xbox One Will Never Catch PS4

Xbox Head Phil Spencer made headlines this week where in an interview with VideoGamer, he admitted that he was uncertain if the Xbox One will ever catch up to the PS4 this console generation.<p>“You know, I don’t know. You know, the length of the generation… They have a huge lead and they have a good …

Mad Max

Samsung's Galaxy devices to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow

While it is no secret that Samsung would be working hard to bring Google's newest Android version 6.0 codenamed Marshmallow to its Galaxy lineup, the …

Fixing Galaxy Note 4 fast battery drains issue, other power problems

Have you noticed that you seem to be charging your #GalaxyNote4 more often than usual lately? Keep reading and this post may help you point to the …

Dual-SIM Galaxy Note 5 pre-orders, no microSD to be found

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 has -perhaps unsurprisingly- become something of a polarizing product. On the one hand, it has all the hallmarks of the Galaxy S6, though on the other hand it has all the hallmarks of the Galaxy S6. More specifically, the device makes use of the same premium glass-aluminum …

Galaxy Note

This knock-off console puts the PS4 and Xbox together at last

Have you ever had a dream where you were in a place, but it looked or felt like another place? As in, you were in San Francisco, but really it was your friend Paul's basement in Delaware? That's what I imagine playing this knock-off console from a Chinese Kickstarter-style crowdfunding site is …

The battle of the sixes is over: iPhone comes out on top, Samsung left bloodied

Samsung redesigned its flagship smartphone from the ground up for the first half of 2015. The Galaxy S6 is the fastest and most powerful handset the …

Rumour: Marvel making a Thunderbolts TV series for Netflix

We know that Marvel has <b>Daredevil</b>, <b>Jessica Jones</b>, <b>Luke Cage</b> and <b>Iron Fist</b> on its Netflix slate as the streaming service builds to The Defenders, but if a …

Comics

Microsoft Is About to Make PC Gamers' Dreams Come True

We’ve known for a while that Xbox One owners can stream games from their console to their PC once they upgrade to Windows 10. But could they ever …

How to Upgrade a PC to Microsoft Windows 10, Step by Step Instructions

So the day is finally here. Microsoft today launched Windows 10 giving the millions of people who own Windows 7 and 8 computers a chance to obtain for free to the company’s latest operating system.<p>Now the questions that remain are: should I upgrade to Windows 10, should I not to upgrade to Windows …

Windows Phone

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date: 10 Things We Know So Far about Galaxy Note 4 Successor

Here are 10 things we know so far about Galaxy Note 5:<p>Samsung has finally shed some light on its upcoming device amid speculations on the release …

Smartphones don't get more utilitarian than Samsung's Galaxy S6 Active

The Galaxy S6 Active is the phone for anyone who was upset when Samsung traded durability and water-resistance for thinness, metal and …

Samsung’s Insane New See-Through Truck Will Blow Your Mind

Well this is downright clever. Samsung is developing a ‘see through’ truck that will enable vehicles traveling behind large trucks to see what the …

Shia LeBeouf, imagined as all 13 Doctors from 'Doctor Who'

An artist paints actor Shia LeBeouf as every Doctor from the BBC's "Doctor Who" series. Don't blink. Just don't do it.<p>Perhaps there's a logical explanation for the string of antics that have landed actor Shia LeBeouf in the headlines for things like drunk and disorderly behavior. What if all of …

Shia Islam

Sony Celebrates PlayStation Plus Anniversary in Japan with Free Guilty Gear and Cheap Subscription

Sony’s successful subscription service <i>PlayStation Plus</i> will soon celebrate its fifth anniversary, and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia …

The new video games you can’t miss

THE world’s biggest gaming expo is over, but the real fun is yet to come with end-of-the-world, dancing and music-making titles on their way.

Nathan Drake

A close look at why the tablet market isn't coming back

The tablet market has hit a wall. Shipments contracted for the second consecutive quarter at the start of 2015, declining by 6% year-over-year (YoY).<p>As recently as 2011, annual global tablet shipments growth surged 305%. But by 2014, total tablet shipments growth had slowed to just 8%.<p>In a new …

Tablets

DriveClub PS Plus Edition arrives prematurely, full release coming soon (update)

<i>DriveClub PlayStation Plus Edition</i>, the trial that was supposed to be available alongside the game's launch last fall, was briefly up on the PlayStation Store, but quickly disappeared.<p>Evolution Studios' racer launched Oct. 7 in North America, but due to severe network problems at the time, …

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain and the end of the beginning | Polygon

Samsung's Galaxy A8 should be its thinnest smartphone yet

Samsung isn't synonymous with extra-thin smartphones -- that distinction usually goes to Chinese vendors like Gionee or Oppo. However, you may have to rethink that reputation very shortly. Samsung's as yet unannounced Galaxy A8 has just been approved by China's telecom regulator TENAA, and the …

How Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market

Facebook's extraordinary Open Compute Project is doing for hardware what Linux, Android, and many other popular products did for software: making it free and "open source."<p>That means that anyone can look at, use, or modify the designs of the hugely expensive computers that big companies use to run …

Fidelity Investments

5 Things to Know About the Samsung Android 5.1.1 Update

With each passing day, we get closer and closer to the release of Samsung’s next big Lollipop update. That update is expected to be Android 5.1.1, …