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Samsung Galaxy S9: Release date, price, specs and rumours about 2018's first Android superphone

Samsung set the bar for flagship smartphones early in 2017 with its stunning Galaxy S8 and there's no doubt the South Korean tech powerhouse is …

Samsung

Review: Roadie 2 motorized guitar tuner works alone

Unlike the original Roadie that we reviewed back in early 2015, the Roadie 2 doesn't need to be paired over Bluetooth to a smartphone or tablet …

Guitar

Geek Deals Roundup: Black Friday XPS and Inspiron PC Pricing Returns, Free Bear with $100 Amazon Gift Card, and more

Need to get your holiday shopping done on the double without going over budget? Online retailers are still offering up some of the best prices on …

Shopping

iOS 11, iPhone X Settings: How To Disable Tap To Wake, More

The Tap to Wake option on the iPhone X can be a helpful feature for users to quickly check the time or see notifications they have received, but it’s …

iOS

A safe Galaxy S9 gives LG a huge opportunity in 2018

As the Galaxy S9 approaches, you’d be forgiven for thinking smartphones in 2018 will be a battle between Samsung and Apple. Don’t count LG out of the …

Galaxy S8

LG Display: Potential Apple News Might Be A Lucrative Tradable Event

Details of a formal Apple deal might happen by the end of January 2018.<p>OLED smartphone market and growth outlook.<p>Time is money for LG in staying in …

Business

Surface Phone might come with OLED display, slim and foldable body

Earlier today, we discovered a new patent for Microsoft’s foldable Surface Phone, codenamed Andromeda. Microsoft filed a patent for a “Hinged …

Patents

MagnaChip Semiconductor Is Due For A Bounce

The finances of MagnaChip have already improved a lot on the back of cost cutting and higher utilization of its fabs.<p>We think more is in store for …

Business

Forbes reveals OEM using Synaptics' in-display sensor

Synaptics (NASDAQ:SYNA) recently announced that its in-display fingerprint sensors were in mass production for at top 5 OEM. Forbes’ Patrick Moorhead …

Business

Dumb Coffee Grinder Gets Smarter with Time

[Forklift] has a Rancilio Rocky, a prosumer-level coffee grinder that’s been a popular mainstay for the last few decades. It’s a simple machine with …

Coffee Grinders

PSA: Don't Buy A 4K TV Without This Key Feature

4K TVs have dramatically come down in price recently, and with the holidays approaching, you may be thinking about picking one up. But before you buy, here's an important PSA for you: Don't buy a 4K TV without HDR.<p>There's no doubt that watching 4K content can look really crisp. With it being four …

10 (X) Vital iPhone X Tips and Tricks

Apple’s latest flagship phone, the iPhone X, has been out for over a month now and shipping times have finally improved to just a day or two. With …

iOS

10 Smokin’ Deals at Shop Sound & Vision

As we get down to the wire for online gift orders, here are 10 smokin’ deals worth checking out at Shop <i>Sound & Vision</i>.<p><b>LG OLED65C7P OLED Ultra HDTV,</b> …

Headphones

'No one messes with Ramadan, Diwali or Hanukkah, but Christianity is a pushover at Christmas'

LET’S begin with the comment of one mother to another overheard at a school nativity play: “I don’t know why they always have to bring religion into …

Religion

App-controlled wearable button offers OLED display and panic feature for $99

The iPhone X isn’t the only new gadget to boast an OLED screen. A startup that says it wants to spark conversations between strangers has launched Beam, a wearable OLED button that allows you to display anything you want, and update it as often as you like …<p>Beam has a 400×400 pixel 24-bit color …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone X: Apple Might Introduce A 512GB Variant In 2018, And It Might Even Be Reasonably Priced

Apple might introduce another storage variant to the iPhone X’s successor. This suggests that the Cupertino-based company may be planning to create …

Tablets

Google Play Music updated with support for iPhone X

Over a month after the device’s initial release, Google today has updated Play Music for iOS with support for iPhone X. With today’s update, the app now takes full advantage of the iPhone X’s 5.8-inch OLED display…<p>While Google’s change log for today’s update only lists “bug fixes,” it’s clear the …

Technology

Synaptics Shipping First In-Display Smartphone Fingerprint Reader With Vivo

If I had to put my finger on one specific set of technologies that accelerated the surge of mobile growth, it would be advancements in smartphone UI. Capacitive touch gave smartphones their smooth, finger-based feel, fingerprint sensors made the phone more secure (and also removed friction to buy …

Advanced Micro Devices

Twitterrific 5 updated with power-saving true black theme for iPhone X, and more

The Iconfactory has updated Twitterific 5 for iPhone to include a true black theme primarily aimed at iPhone X users. In addition to the visual appeal, OLED screens don’t need to power black areas, so it will also save battery-life …<p>Other visual enhancements include support for different avatar …

Apple

CES TVs preview: What to expect from the big screens of 2018

From OLED to QLED to Micro LED, CES is the place where screen time is absolutely friggin' huge. Here's a peek.<p>For those of us who care about new TV technology, Christmas comes in January.<p>The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas presages the coming year of TV tech with the latest in display …

CES

At least one major phone in 2018 will have the key feature Apple had to drop for the iPhone X

• <b>There's going to be at least one major flagship smartphone which features an in-display fingerprint scanner in 2018.</b>• <b><br>Apple reportedly tried to ship this feature with the iPhone X but couldn't nail down the tech in time.</b>• <b><br>Hardware maker Synaptics said its in-display scanners were already in "mass</b> …

Samsung

The Best Gifts for The Dudes In Your Family

Shopping for the guys in your family can be a complicated task. The pressure to produce a quality gift often leaves us without the slightest idea …

Shopping

Synaptics may be the reason the Galaxy S9 will have a fingerprint reader at the front; here is how

Synaptics, which is amongst the top biometric technology companies in the world, has announced a big leap forward in user authentication: fingerprint …

Samsung

Samsung's latest patent shows a phone with wraparound display

A rear display for apps potentially<p>There’s a new Samsung patent published today that shows a potential dual-sided smartphone with a wraparound screen that stretches onto the rear of the device, as spotted by <i>LetsGoDigital</i>. There’s little written about the potential device in the patent, which was …

Technology

Apple & Samsung could be only smartphone makers with 7nm chips in 2018

Apple and Samsung could potentially become the only smartphone vendors and chip designers to adopt 7-nanometer processors for 2018 phones, owing to …

Apple

Samsung QLED Q7F (QE49Q7F) review: Samsung's QLED tech hits the spot

Superb colour reproduction, great HDR and ultra-low input lag make for one of the best sub-50in TVs money can buy<p>When it comes to TVs, one thing …

Samsung

Microsoft Edge For iPhone X Updated To Embrace Notch Atop Edge-To-Edge Display

Apple changed the design language of its flagship smartphone series starting with this year’s iPhone X. The new iOS 11-running handset features an …

Microsoft

Australian Price for BMW M4 CS Cut by Over $20,000

Living in the land down under and considering buying a new BMW M4? Today brought good news for you as the pricing for the top dog BMW M4 CS was cut …

Autos

Synaptics Rebuilds Street Cred with Fingerprint Demo

Shares of touch-sensor technology maker <b>Synaptics</b> (SYNA) are up $1.54, or 4%, at $40.70, after the company yesterday held its annual analyst day …

Tablets

The 10 hottest tech toys for everyone on your gift list

Nothing makes you feel like a kid again like the thrill of unwrapping the latest must-have gadget.<p>Finding the right gift for a tech-savvy person can be a daunting ask: What do you get for the person who’s (literally) plugged into everything? Don't worry; we've got you.<p>“Innovative new tech …

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