• Apple banking high on Augmented Reality, might debut in the next iPhone
Apple banking high on Augmented Reality, might debut in the next iPhone

According to a report from Nikkei Asian Review , the curved screen of Apple's upcoming smartphone product will be "gentler" compared to the curved screen of its competitor, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. In a patent spotted by AppleInsider , the Cupertino-based company is looking into some sort of a facial recognition software that allow...

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  • Meet Bixby, Samsung's Personal Assistant That Doesn't Pretend To Be Alexa
Meet Bixby, Samsung's Personal Assistant That Doesn't Pretend To Be Alexa

According to Samsung , Bixby will be advanced enough to "understand commands with incomplete information", meaning you should be able to use it to open your email with natural language, regardless of what the "official" voice command is.

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  • Snap has already tumbled 11% on day four
Snap has already tumbled 11% on day four

Less than a week after the company celebrated its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the stock is down sharply. Snap stock fell more than 10 percent, its second straight day of double-digit declines. At the same time, the company also warned that it might never be profitable. Snap Inc. labels itself a "camera company". Althoug...

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  • Trump Travel Ban 2.0 To Be Announced Monday
Trump Travel Ban 2.0 To Be Announced Monday

The initial January 27 order barred citizens of seven nations from entering the USA regardless of their legal status. "Apart from the removal of Iraq, the new travel ban is essentially the same as the old travel ban, and has the same fundamental flaws - its choice of countries is arbitrary, its effect will be counter-productive, and its real ...

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  • Nintendo Switch Storage Cards Cannot Transfer Between Consoles
Nintendo Switch Storage Cards Cannot Transfer Between Consoles

Hopefully we're not seeing the beginning of another NES Classic situation, but the fact that pre-orders have been hard come by suggests we might. As is common with console launches, prices on eBay have skyrocketed as sellers bid to make an easy profit.

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  • At $17 a share, Snap hopes to raise $3.4 bn in IPO
At $17 a share, Snap hopes to raise $3.4 bn in IPO

When it went public in 2013 its stock soared more than 70% on day one. Snap still has several questions it must tackle as it transitions to a public company. And it looks like Wall Street is going to give the company a pass on all its concerns about user growth and tricky stock structure for now and jump in for the long haul.

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  • Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus running Android 7.0 appear on Geekbench
Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus running Android 7.0 appear on Geekbench

This week, most recent and more complete leaked previews of the Samsung Galaxy S8 have been surfacing on social media and some reports . On the front of the device, right below the display, the home button is nestled along with the capacitive buttons.

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  • The first 11 things you should do with your Nintendo Switch
The first 11 things you should do with your Nintendo Switch

There's a "day one" patch that will theoretically activate those features, but it hasn't been released in advance. According to Amazon quantities of the Nintendo Switch are limited and are likely to sell out fast! So there's nothing new to write about today that I didn't already cover last week.

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  • Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book
Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book

However, the company now offers the tablet without the stylus which will set consumers back by $799 (P40,145). The other downside is that Samsung Flow only works with Galaxy handsets. The Intel Kaby Lake processor is present with core M3. The Galaxy Book comes along with a detachable keyboard case and supports stylus input. It features a slim d...

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  • Microsoft is building its first LinkedIn-integrated service in India
Microsoft is building its first LinkedIn-integrated service in India

Skype Lite is a new and light version of Microsoft's popular cross-platform calling and instant messaging app Skype. Skype users can now send verification requests to people they are talking to. If we focus on some of the features highlighted by the application, Skype Lite weighs only 13MB, which will facilitate their download in those are...

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  • 3D Facial Recognition to Replace Touch ID on Apple iPhone 8
3D Facial Recognition to Replace Touch ID on Apple iPhone 8

Apple is preparing to gift new surprise for the iPhone users. The KGI Securities analyst has revealed its 2017 offering, including its design, size, display screen, core navigation, and improved security technologies. This could mean that the iPhone 8 will have a main screen resolution that's twice as much as the iPhone 6, 6s and 7 models. The re...

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  • Werder: Romo to be released
Werder: Romo to be released

Romo turns 37 in April. "We will be expecting our third little Romo offspring this August", the 30-year-old announced on the Dallas sports radio station The Ticket . However, in 2015, Romo played in just four games after breaking his collarbone early on in Week 2. There are a number of National Football League teams in need of a quarterback, s...

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  • The controversial Super Bowl ad about 'the wall' at Mexican border
The controversial Super Bowl ad about 'the wall' at Mexican border

And today during the big game, Coca-Cola joined the beer company in their celebration of the U.S.as a nation of immigrants. Lumber 84's president Maggie Hardy Magerko has been outspoken in the past about Trump's immigration ban and border wall.

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  • Snapchat owner files US gov't paperwork for IPO
Snapchat owner files US gov't paperwork for IPO

First, the basics of the IPO. Google cloud boss Diane GreeneGoogleSnap just filed for a $3 billion IPO , giving us a peek behind the curtain at the company that makes Snapchat. I'm always one for honesty, but when you're doing your paperwork for an initial public offering, I don't think that's the best time to admit you are never going to be...

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  • Trump responds to UC Berkeley protests, threatens to pull funding
Trump responds to UC Berkeley protests, threatens to pull funding

A non-student who failed to leave the premises upon police orders was the only known arrest that occurred Wednesday evening, the San Francisco Chronicle reported citing campus police. A small group later took the chaos into nearby city streets. Several windows of the student union were smashed. "When will all the fools who are still supporting Tr...

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  • Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Whiffs on Earnings, But Here's the Bright Side
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Whiffs on Earnings, But Here's the Bright Side

That discrepancy between growth in quarterly revenue and quarterly profit, however, may give investors reason to be concerned about the long-term growth prospects of a company that has been so focused on search and advertising. Google's famous "Other Bets" unit, which experiments with various technologies and business ideas, saw revenue rise to...

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  • Spicer South China Sea Comments Draw Negative Beijing Response
Spicer South China Sea Comments Draw Negative Beijing Response

Reagan issued the Oceans Policy in response to that decision. -China relationship for decades. U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order on U.S. To prevent this slide and provide reassurance, Chee wants Trump to "attend every ASEAN regional meeting, such as the ASEAN-U.S. Summit and the East Asia Summit".

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 will not be announced at MWC 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 will not be announced at MWC 2017

And now, Samsung has finally revealed what caused the phone units to catch fire. The company also enlisted three independent testing firms, UL, Exponent and TUB Rheinland, to conduct their own investigations. DJ Koh, the president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business, today apologised to its customers for the debacle. "It sounds...

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  • Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton's record with stunner vs. Stoke
Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton's record with stunner vs. Stoke

Sir Bobby Charlton says Wayne Rooney is "a true great for club and country" after the striker broke his Manchester United all-time goalscoring record. "We did that in a couple of matches but even in the games that we won - and I remember Middlesbrough and Crystal Palace - it is always very hard for us to score goals ".

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  • New iPhone 8 Leak Highlights A Surprising Improvement
New iPhone 8 Leak Highlights A Surprising Improvement

The iPhone 8 is supposed to sport a bezel-less design, according to reports , although it is not clear if Apple will introduce OLED on all three versions or just keep it for the bigger 5.8-inch version of the phone. With speculations of an iPhone 7S or iPhone 8 looming on the horizon, reports that Apple may launch a new iPhone , tentatively titl...

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  • Nintendo's Fils-Aime on Switch backwards compatibility:
Nintendo's Fils-Aime on Switch backwards compatibility: "Stay tuned"

Would be unbelievable if it could though, you could keep all your big games at home and just take a few of your faves along with you on the go. After digesting all the details I have mixed feelings about the Switch. Nintendo fully introduces their newest console in the Nintendo Switch during a special event that was livestreamed by vario...

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  • Did Samsung Just Leak the Design of the Galaxy S8?
Did Samsung Just Leak the Design of the Galaxy S8?

Something else was kicked off the front - the Home key. Well, the second half of this article still needs further clarification and that will have to wait until Samsung unveils the S8. Furthermore, unlike LG G5 that comes with "slightly contoured" screen, the 2017 model could be equipped with a fully flat surface. LG has previously stated that ...

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  • BlackBerry's
BlackBerry's "Mercury" Smartphone is Here, But We Know Nothing About It

So what's going to be the first device to see the light of day after the big TCL/BlackBerry announcement? TCL (and BlackBerry ) however stuck to the plan, giving only a brief glimpse, of its next BlackBerry-branded smartphone, aka the long-rumoured Mercury.

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  • Sony previews an OLED TV with an eye-popping picture
Sony previews an OLED TV with an eye-popping picture

Not quite to the same extent as what LG unveiled earlier today, but the svelte look still required Sony to move a lot of the TV's internals to the fold-out stand around back. It has numerous features found in the XE93/94, but loses out on Dolby Vision support and the Slim Backlight Drive+ system. If there's a single piece of tech at CES 2017 ...

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  • The Qualcomm Snapdragon Spreads its Wings at CES 2017
The Qualcomm Snapdragon Spreads its Wings at CES 2017

This translates to roughly 2.5 hours more battery per day. Some info on the new Snapdragon 835 mobile SoC for high-end 2017 smart-phones just surfaced online, the new chip will get Kryo 280 cores at 2.45GHz Max. The use of a smaller node means that this CPU will have a highly improved power efficiency. "We focus on what you can see and what y...

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