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Samsung's Bixby: The smart person's guide

Samsung is taking a big chance by adding another digital assistant to that saturated market. Here's everything you need to know about Bixby.<p>Amazon …

Electronics Industry

New leak may reveal one way the Galaxy Note 8 will outshine Apple’s iPhone 8

The Galaxy Note 8 will probably be the most expensive smartphone Samsung has ever released. While the base model should cost around $1,000, there …

Mobile Technology

Apple AirPods Vs. Crazybaby Air

Last year while visiting Chinese audio start-up Crazybaby to do a story no their weird floating speaker, I was surprised to find that the company was working on a set of true wireless earbuds to rival Apple’s Air Pods. The latter — announced at the same time as the iPhone 7 — had been mocked by …

Tech Trends

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google's most powerful quantum chip was the 9-qubit effort from 2015.<p>Traditional …

Quantum Computing

Galaxy S8's voice sidekick can do things Siri can't

Here are the important things you need to know about Samsung’s new voice app.<p>The clickable button on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has finally fulfilled its purpose. Located just under the volume rocker on the S8's left side, the Bixby button will now launch brand new voice software that phone owners …

Electronics Industry

Tesla Model 3 design is “pretty much final,” plus new insights from a batch of high quality photos

Another day, another batch of Model 3 photos, and more new insights about the car’s design. This time the photos come from multiple posts on reddit by You You Xue, u/youyouxue, who spotted the Model 3 at the San Mateo supercharger and got several high quality photos which we’ll have a look at below.<p>…

Electric Vehicles

Samsung’s next smartwatch could be hugely ambitious and completely bizarre | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung is planning a new smartwatch with a display built into the strap, according to a recently-discovered patent filing.</b><p>According to the filing …

Leak: Can the iPhone 8 compete with a Galaxy Note 8 that looks like this?

Samsung is working hard to ensure that its upcoming new Galaxy Note 8 is the hottest new smartphone of 2017, but only figuratively this time. The …

Phones

Samsung expected to reveal its first 'stretchable' display tomorrow

Samsung Display is said to be preparing a first look at a stretchable display design at a US conference tomorrow. According to <i>Yonhap News</i>, Samsung will reveal a 9.1-inch stretchable organic LED panel during the Society for Information Display 2017 event which runs Tuesday through Thursday at the LA …

Electronics Industry

Samsung takes you inside the Galaxy S8 in the latest design episode

It’s time for one more Samsung story about the Galaxy S8’s design, and this one concerns the internals of Samsung’s most recent jewel. The company on …

Samsung is giving Galaxy S8 buyers a free entertainment kit

The Galaxy S8 is one of the most compelling phones of 2017, but if you’re sat on the fence about whether you’re going to get one, Samsung wants to sway your hand by dangling a carrot in front of your face, in the form of a free entertainment kit.<p>If you purchase a Galaxy S8 or S8+ before May 16 …

Galaxy S8

Samsung reportedly working on a display with four curved sides

According to the latest report from South Korea, Samsung is working on a truly bezel-less display with four curves: not just the sides but also the top and the bottom. It is said that this would allow for a screen-to-body ratio of over 98 percent, though it’s not as easy as it sounds …

Phones

The Galaxy S8 is evidence of Samsung's changing attitude to bloatware

Remember back when we all used to have a field day bashing Samsung bloatware? There was sooo much of it, you couldn’t disable or uninstall it, and most things duplicated stuff that Google already did perfectly well (and also pre-installed on Galaxy phones). But starting with the Galaxy S6, Samsung …

Apps

Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Monstrously Expensive To Produce

When Samsung announced the S6 and S6 Edge a while ago a lot of us were surprised that the company didn’t push the Edge model more. But the reality was that this device was more complicated to build and generated less profit for the firm than its “flat” S6 varient. Now Samsung has got rid of the …

Mobile

It sure looks like the Galaxy S8's battery won't explode even if you stab it with a knife

Samsung's Galaxy S8 blends beautiful design and performance effortlessly, but how much safer is its battery compared to the Galaxy Note 7?<p>In January, …

Tesla has now 8 vehicle programs in the works: an updated look at its planned vehicle lineup

Tesla’s automotive business is expanding quickly and we are not only talking about the Model 3. The Model 3 program will significantly increase its overall production capacity from roughly 2,000 vehicles per week to ~7,000 vehicles per week by the end of the year if all goes well, but Tesla is also …

Tesla

Google just launched a new app that orders food, pays utility bills, and thousands of other things

Life these days is on a fast pace. Whether it's chores, or just getting things checked off your laundry or shopping list, all help is welcome. Turns …

Samsung working on a Galaxy S8 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a nice-looking handset with plenty of high-end specifications available under the hood. But for some, there might be room to …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date 2017: Android Nougat Or Android O For Fall Flagship?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 firmware development is now under way, according to SamMobile. While there are no further details about what system the Galaxy …

Tesla Model 3: first video of a release candidate testing in the wild

Yesterday, we shared pictures of the first sighting of a Tesla Model 3 release candidate testing in the wild thanks to a new friend of the site, Wayne, who chased the vehicle around Tesla’s headquarters in Palo Alto.<p>Today, Wayne spotted the prototype again and sent us the first video of the …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company - ExtremeTech

By on April 5, 2017 at 4:33 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Tesla’s stock is surging, up 40% …

SpaceX releases video of its historic reused rocket landing

SpaceX made history last week when it successfully relaunched a previously-used rocket back into orbit (recovering the $6 million nosecone was just gravy). That rocket body could potentially be used yet again, given how spryly it set down on its drone barge, the <i>Of Course I Still Love You</i>, after …

Space Travel

Galaxy S8 has the 'best-performing smartphone display'

Samsung's new flagship, which will hit the stores on 21 April, gets DisplayMate's highest ever A+ grade.<p>Samsung's new Galaxy S8's display has the …

We May Have To Wait Until 2019 To See The Samsung Foldable Smartphone

The last thing we heard about the Samsung Foldable Smartphone is that the device is rumored to launch in 2018, although it looks like we may have to …

Electronics Industry

March's Best Gear: Best Smartphones, Wireless Speakers, and Gaming Consoles | WIRED

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 04.01.17. 04.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>March’s Best Stuff: Flagship Phones, …

Galaxy S8 is world’s first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 is the world’s first smartphone to offer Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.<p>It’s faster and more reliable than the Bluetooth 4.2 technology currently found in today’s flagship devices — including iPhone 7 — and it can stream audio to two sets of wireless headphones or speakers …

Samsung killing the physical home button is a big deal

Since the original Galaxy S, the physical home button has been a staple of Samsung’s flagship Android smartphones, a key part of the company’s mobile design language, and a tactile feature prefered by many. The arrival of the Galaxy S5 saw the home button take on a new role as the hub for the …

Phones

This is how fast the Samsung Galaxy S8 could be

We benchmarked the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset and it's pretty freakin' fast.<p>2062<p>6443<p>1556<p>4201<p>1923<p>4321<p>3531<p>6106

Phones

Samsung’s refurbished Galaxy Note 7 won’t be sold in the United States

There won’t be a return for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in the United States.<p>Although this morning it announced a revival for phone through refurbished …

Electronics Industry

Samsung's Gear VR may be the Galaxy S8's greatest fringe benefit

The Galaxy S8 may well be the next must-have phone. But thanks to this upcoming accessory, it's also a Trojan horse for VR.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S8 is almost here, and it's getting some company.<p>Samsung's latest superphone will be officially unveiled on March 29, but one of its implied accessories has …

Virtual Reality