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99.6 percent of new smartphones run Android or iOS

While BlackBerry’s market share is a rounding error<p>The latest smartphone figures from Gartner are out, and they paint an <i>extremely</i> familiar picture. Between them, Android and iOS accounted for 99.6 percent of all smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2016. This duopoly has been the norm for a …

Apple Unveils The iPhone 7

Water resistance, 12 megapixel camera and more<p>Apple lifted the veil off the new iPhone 7 today at its fall event in San Francisco. The device, which leaked early on Twitter, will feature a 12-megapixel camera and jet black design with stainless steel Apple symbol.<p>The iPhone will come in five …

Microsoft gets catty over Apple's 'iPad Pro is a computer' claims

Voice assistants duke it out in the most passive aggressive display of tech company feuding via slick-looking adverts yet<p>Microsoft’s seemingly getting pretty offended over the whole “iPad Pro is a computer thing”. In its eyes, a keyboard does not a PC make, and it’s all starting to get just a …

2016 Nexus w/ rear glass and fingerprint sensor seemingly shown off in first leaked image

Specs, features, and even renders of this year’s upcoming “Nexus” devices have already been leaked. But until now, the Sailfish and Marlin had yet to be photographed. Now, an anonymous Twitter account has posted an image of a purported 2016 Nexus that looks very similar to previous descriptions and …

If you want a cheap iPhone, wait until September

If you’re thinking of buying a new iPhone right now, don’t do it! You could save yourself a small fortune by delaying that purchase until September, when Apple is set to unveil the next models of its world-conquering smartphones.<p>Saying that any new device gets cheaper the longer you wait to buy it …

8 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eight of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them — and let's just say that we feel a lot …

WhatsApp blocked in Brazil again

Brazil’s battle with Facebook over its encrypted messaging app, WhatsApp, continues to rage.<p>A Brazilian judge ordered telephone companies to cut off access to WhatsApp in the country after Facebook declined to provide chat logs related to a criminal investigation, Globo reports. Because WhatsApp …

How This Company Could Revolutionize the 3-D Printing Industry

Boston-based Rize has emerged with a 3-D printer capable of doing what others haven't.<p>The dirty little secret about the 3-D printing industry is this: When an object comes out of the printer, your work is usually only half done.<p>Printing even a small plastic part, for example, requires work after …

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All the iOS 10 beta 3 changes that make iPhone even better

Apple’s jam-packed iOS 10 update has gotten even better in its third beta, which brings a bunch of tiny new features that start to make iOS 10 feel like a polished product.<p>The list of changes in iOS 10 beta 3, which was seeded to developers this week, isn’t as long as the last update. But Apple has …

Microsoft: Champion of the masses?

Microsoft as 'humanity's best chance at a level playing field'? Windows as the preferred platform for creatives? Some at the company believe it's …

Apple posts watchOS 2.2.2 bug-fix update for Apple Watch

In addition to treating developers to new betas of iOS 10, tvOS 10 and watchOS 3, the Cupertino company this morning also released a minor software …

Apple releases new betas for iOS, macOS, watchOS and yes, even tvOS

Dear developers, today is update day. Apple just released the third beta for the next major iteration of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS — that’s a lot of megabytes. The third developer betas squash bugs and tweak new features as the final versions of these operating system updates will be released in …

iOS 9.3.3 released with bug fixes and performance improvements

Apple is releasing minor OS updates to its install base today, starting with a bug-fix focused watchOS 2.2.2 update for the Apple Watch and …

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Edition now available from Best Buy for $850

We told you a couple weeks ago about the new colorful variant of the Galaxy S7 edge that Samsung is building in partnership with the International Olympic Committee, and now that phone is available to purchase. As we mentioned before, the phone is available exclusively from Best Buy, and today we …

Android 7.0 Nougat Developer Preview 5 is rolling out now

Google has just released the fifth (and final) developer preview for Android 7.0 Nougat.<p>In the announcement post on the Android Developers Blog, Google notes that while last month’s dev preview included the final APIs for Nougat, this new preview gives developers the “near-final” system updates for …

The 2016 Lifehacker Pack for Windows: The Essential Windows Apps

Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

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Microsoft's Windows 10 rollout isn't quite hitting the mark

As Windows 10 approaches its first anniversary since going on general release, Microsoft has confirmed the platform will fall short of its target of …

Download: OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 Final Version Released

Apple has just released OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 final version, which is now available to download and install on compatible Macs. Here are the …

Here's which SpaceX rocket will be reused 1st to make a monumental 2nd trip into space

In June, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced that we could see one of the retrieved Falcon 9 rockets be reused as early as September.<p>And now, after months of deliberation, the company has plucked one of its famed Falcon 9 rockets from the pack and is preparing it for a momentous second trip into …

HP's new Windows 10 phone arrives in August, won't play 'Pokémon Go'

HP's one of the few companies keeping up the good fight for Microsoft's all-but-dead Windows 10 Mobile platform.<p>The Elite x3 phablet that I called …

Windows 10

How to Reduce Data Usage with Chrome's Data Saver on Android Phone

We all abide by Google Chrome for our daily web browsing. While browsing on limited data plan on our Android smartphone, we generally observe that it …

Microsoft’s uncertain Skype strategy continues with new app for Windows phones

Microsoft keeps wavering between task-oriented separate apps and an all-in-one client.<p>Microsoft's preview of the new, modern, Universal Windows …

Microsoft to miss 'one billion' Windows 10 target

<b>Microsoft has said it will miss its target of getting its Windows 10 operating system running on more than one billion devices by 2018.</b><p>In a statement, it said problems with its smartphone business would delay it hitting the milestone.<p>The software giant has struggled to find customers for Windows …

Opera Software sale scaled down to avoid privacy concerns

Privacy concerns helped scuttle a deal to buy Norwegian company Opera Software on Monday, according to a report from Reuters.<p>A group of Chinese companies calling themselves the Kunqi consortium was hoping to buy Opera Software, which in addition to its web browser has a range of products and …

Arm Holdings confirms Softbank is buying the chip designer for £24.3B in bold IoT move

In the wake of the historic Brexit vote and the fall of the Pound, the UK is now witnessing its biggest-ever technology exit. Today, Arm Holdings confirmed that Japan’s Softbank Group has offered to pay £24.3 billion ($32 billion) in cash to acquire the company — known for its chip designs for …

Apple rolling out more accurate song matching algorithm to Apple Music subscribers, identical to iTunes Match

Apple is upgrading the song matching features for Apple Music subscribers to truly mirror the capabilities offered by iTunes Match; the new smarter more accurate song detection is rolling out to Apple Music subscribers for free, over the next few weeks (via The Loop).<p>Although Apple Music has always …

Pokémon Go causes GameStop sales to jump 100% in some stores

Even with Pokémon Go taking over the digital world of mobile gaming, physical retailer GameStop is still seeing the benefits.<p>GameStop is seeing brisk sales at its stores that are near important locations in the top-grossing Pokémon Go iOS and Android game, chief executive officer Paul Raines said …

Apple could release an iPhone 7 Pro with a dual-camera system

Welcome to rumorland, where we look at smoke from afar to figure out if there’s any fire. This time, signs point to a new iPhone 7 Pro. In addition to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the Pro model would feature a dual-camera system as well as a smart connector at the back.<p>Two photos spotted by …