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Samsung Mocks Apple’s Genius Bar in New Galaxy S9 Ad

In its latest Galaxy S9 advertisement, Samsung is making fun of Apple’s Genius Bar while touting its smartphone’s faster LTE download speeds. Titled …

IPhone X

Galaxy S10 Could Introduce Samsung's Killer Feature

The upcoming Galaxy S10 could be set to pick up a boost in performance if the latest technology from the South Korean company is squeezed into the flagship handset.<p>Samsung Electronics has announced the “Industry’s First 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for 5G and AI-powered Mobile Applications.” Key to this …

Mobile Devices

Blanket your house with Wi-Fi for $129

Whew! I'm glad that's over. Prime Day, I mean. I don't know about you, but I'm suffering from Amazon fatigue. (That said, if you want one last stab at super-cheap Amazon gear, here's how to get it.)<p>Today, let's talk about the Wi-Fi in your home. If it's not as good as you think it could or should …

Wi-Fi

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

BRUSSELS — European authorities fined Google a record $5.1 billion on Wednesday for abusing its power in the mobile phone market and ordered the company to alter its practices, in one of the most aggressive regulatory actions against American technology giants and one that may force lasting changes …

Google Search

OnePlus 6 DxOMark verdict: not so bad

OnePlus has been challenging the status quo and the big players when it came to offering flagship specs for less. And while it has mostly delivered …

Phones

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 sounds like a beast of a tablet, but who will buy it?

• Rumored specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaked.<br>• The tablet reportedly lacks a fingerprint reader, though it might feature an iris scanner as a replacement.<br>• The Galaxy Tab S4 also reportedly features the Snapdragon 835, DeX support, and more.<p>Even though the Android tablet market is not …

Samsung Galaxy

OnePlus won’t compromise on wireless charging and won’t have it until it’s better

Despite the tagline’s decreasing visibility, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus still takes the ethos of “Never Settle” quite seriously. And it’s …

Wireless Charging

Unlock your door with one touch thanks to the Kevo Contemporary

Smart locks are already decidedly 21st century, but now, they’re getting some contemporary flair in terms of their aesthetics, too. On Monday, July …

Home Automation

Everything You Need To Use Arduino For Home Automation

One of the great things about home automation is that it’s limitless. Whether you add more smart locks, toss some smart light bulbs into lamps, or add another smart thermostat to your home, it’s simple and easy to control all the products in your house.<p>But if you’re someone who doesn’t like the …

Arduino

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Analytics

Roku just entered the wireless speaker space

Back at CES 2018, Roku announced a new wireless audio platform called Roku Connect. At the time, Roku said it would license this technology to its …

Tech Trends

Single Chip Microcontrollers: Beyond Arduino

Download Now<p>Provided by: <b>SecurityTube.net</b><p>Topic: <b>Hardware</b><p>Format: <b>Webcast</b><p>The world of Arduino has introduced many to the world of embedded controls. What …

Arduino

HOW TO: THE 34 BEST HOME AUTOMATION IDEAS – Page 2

<b>Location specific triggers</b> – Home automation companies generally call this geofencing. It uses the position of your smart phone to detect your …

Home Automation

Unique Porsche Carrera GT Signal Yellow Demands $1.24 Million

Its chassis number plaque reads 911. We're not sure what to feel about it.<p>When talking about Porsche, it’s hard not to mention the Carrera GT. It was …

Porsche

New method could quadruple smartphone battery capacity, but people will still complain

• A Norwegian team of nanoscientists has devised a method of creating hybrid silicon batteries.<br>• The team claims that its batteries could be three-to-five times as powerful as current lithium-ion batteries.<br>• Industrial testing of the hybrid silicon batteries will begin soon.<p>If there’s one thing we know …

smartphonebattery

Nokia X5 reportedly gets new launch date

HMD Global was earlier expected to host a launch event where it would have announced the arrival of the Nokia X5 in China a couple of days back, …

Mobile Technology

The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 27 July

1 of 15<p><b>Xiaomi Mi Max 3</b>• <b><br>Samsung Galaxy S10+</b>• <b><br>Huawei Honor Note 10</b>• <b><br>ZTE Nubia Z18</b>• <b><br>Huawei Nova 3</b>• <b><br>Sony Xperia XA2 Plus</b>• <b><br>Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite</b>• <b><br>Infinix Hot 6</b> …

Mobile Technology

Motorola surprises everyone with its first Android Go smartphone

• Motorola announced the Android Go version of the Moto E5 Play.<br>• Interestingly, there are some differences between the regular E5 Play and the Android Go version.<br>• The new E5 Play will launch in Europe and Latin America sometime in July.<p>Motorola announced that the Moto E5 Play will launch in Europe and …

Mobile Technology

The Smart Home Guide: Best DIY Z-Wave Garage Door Controller Solutions

Want to make your garage door opener a bit smarter? This week in our Smart Home Guide we’ve decided to share with you a few DIY Z-Wave garage door …

Home Automation

Spotify Lite unofficially ported to Wear OS

Android Wear 2.0 was supposed to usher in a wave of smartwatch applications that could run independently from a connected phone... but that didn't …

Wear OS

Microsoft Surface Phone Is Not Cancelled, Infact It Is Expected To Debut

We were waiting for the Microsoft Surface Phone to get announced, but later it was rumoured that the phone has been cancelled by the company.<p>But …

Microsoft Surface

Think Android phones are all the same? Here at 8 that do things differently

We have written a lot recently about the seeming uniformity of current smartphones and how this can lead to a lack of excitement for new models. However, it doesn’t take much to look beyond the mainstream and into a world of phones with interesting designs, niche features, and unique hardware. This …

Phones

Time’s up, Galaxy Watch: LG Wear OS smartwatches could launch this month

The current worst-kept secret in the land of wearables is that Samsung is preparing a new smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch that could run a version of Wear OS instead of the Gear series’ Tizen operating system.<p>Not to be outdone by its local rival, speculation is growing that LG is readying not …

Wear OS

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: Rumored specs, price, release date

The Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, as they're assumed to be called, could be radically different phones compared to their predecessors, the current Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.<p>Google went through a bit of its own shakeup when it acquired HTC's phone hardware team in September 2017, which it has since folded …

Mobile Technology

The 15th-anniversary Infobar is a beautiful Japanese Android feature phone

I’ve waxed lyrical over KDDI’s gorgeous, Japan-exclusive Infobar series of phones in <i>The Verge</i>’s figurative pages before, and the first model in three years was just announced: this is the Infobar XV. As the name alludes to, it’s actually an anniversary phone, celebrating a decade and a half since …

Mobile Technology

ASUS ZenFone 5Z review: A compelling alternative to the OnePlus 6

After a strong initial showing with the ZenFone series, ASUS faded from relevance in the last few years owing to a combination of uninspiring designs …

Phones

New iPhone Leak Highlights Apple's Risky Decision

Apple is reportedly looking to extend its partnership with Wistron this year to assemble its new iPhones. That should allow Tim Cook to squeeze more value out of the supply chain by pitting Wistron against incumbent Foxconn, but it runs the risk of decreasing customers’ trust in the purity of the …

Tim Cook

Nokia 6.1 vs. Moto G6 Plus: With so much shared, design and camera make the difference

For as solid and consistent as the flagship space has become, there's still plenty of competition and innovation happening at the lower price points. …

Mobile Technology

Silver BlackBerry KEY2 now available for pre-order at Walmart

While TCL officially released the BlackBerry KEY2 on July 6th at the three major telecoms and SaskTel, it’s now available for pre-order at …

blackberrykey2

WPS is no longer available in Android P, Google may be ditching support for it entirely

Android P isn’t a major overhaul to Google’s mobile OS, but it has a whole lot of tweaks built in. One change that flew under the radar, though, has been the option to use WPS. Apparently, that feature may not stick around in Android.<p>WPS, or WiFi Protected Setup, is a handy feature which allows …

Handy