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Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may be launched soon

Samsung's total semiconductor sales of 15.7 trillion won (about $13.9 billion) were up 40 percent year-over-year and 5 percent sequentially, the company said. Going forward, the firm said that in the second quarter, it expects to achieve growth thanks to the continuing robust memory performance, coupled with improved earnings from the mobile business following the global rollout of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Read More »

'Daily Show' reunion takes place on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

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As Colbert packed up his lucky Steve Carell mug and tangerine iBook, Bee walked in, completely shocked that her colleague was leaving during George W. "I'm not comfortable", he facetiously confessed leaning away from his former Daily Show cohort. Stephen Colbert's late night show, which serves as the platform for Colbert to throw controversial and oftentimes childish jokes at Donald Trump , had been the top USA late-night program in terms of total viewership for thirteen ... Read More »

Surface Laptop release date and pre-order details prepare for June

Along those same lines, you're limited to the Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 S , at least until other companies like Google choose to list their browsers in the Windows Store. Confirming the images leaked last night by Twitter user WalkingCat, Microsoft have today announced its Chromebook Pixel competitor, called " Surface Laptop ". Read More »

Apple Sales Drop On Next iPhone Release

CEO Tim Cook revealed late Wednesday that his company has created a $1 billion fund to invest in USA companies developing advanced manufacturing technologies. "We generated strong operating cash flow of $12.5 billion and returned over $10 billion to our investors in the March quarter", said Luca Maestri, Apple's CFO. Read More »

Apple reports surprise fall in iPhone sales during second quarter

The company said it expects revenue in the current quarter will be somewhere between US$43.5bn and US$45.5bn, which was less than what analysts had been expecting. Apple's figures are so-called "sell-in" figures for the iPhone , which show how many phones the company sells to retailers, and not "sell-through" figures, which show how many phones are sold to consumers. Read More »

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S

This is clearly Microsoft's attack on Google's Chromebooks which have been rising in popularity. The device comes in four colours, gold, platinum, blue, and burgundy and ditches a metal area around the keyboard for soft microfibre. But he stressed that Microsoft's new laptop is thinner than these Apple devices and has a longer battery life. New Windows 10 education PCs will be coming out soon from partners including Asus, Samsung, Dell, and HP, starting at $189. Read More »

Nintendo Switch eShop allows you to store credit card info

Addressing investors during its latest earnings call, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stated that "consoles is not really a business to us [Nvidia], it's a business to them [Nintendo]". Let's remember, too, that those big-name EA games came to the Wii even though the system had much less processing power than the Xbox 360 and PS3 on a pure hardware basis. Read More »

Amazon Just Droped Echo Price by $30

Like other Echo devices, the Echo Show also functions as a powerful speaker, with dual 2-inch stereo speakers. The Echo Show includes Dolby-powered speakers for music playback with supposed 'crisp vocals and dynamic bass response.' The device uses eight beam forming microphones to pick up your voice from any direction. Read More »

Amazon unveils Echo Show with touch screen and video calls

Amazon Alexa calling and messaging is a new way to contact family and friends that also have Echo devices in their home, or the Alexa app installed on the iOS or Android device. Samsung's Harman Kardon has recently launched a voice-controlled speaker with Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant. The research firm eMarketer expects usage of such speakers to more than double this year, with almost 36 million Americans using such a device at least once a month by year's end. Read More »

500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and executive vice president Harry Shum both took to the stage today (May 10) to detail the company's plan for an audience of developer and press. Microsoft is planning on bringing feature updates to Windows 10 until at least 2025, so expect this routine to stick around for a while. With the development of smarter, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence (AI), Nadella noted that technology should be created with the idea of helping everybody benefit ... Read More »

Apple Posts Surprise Dip in iPhone sales, Shares Fall

He visited India past year and met prime minister Narendra Modi; Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller, visited last quarter to inaugurate a developer centre. Revenue rose 4.6 percent to $52.90 billion in the quarter, compared with analysts' average estimate of $53.02 billion. "We are particularly encouraged by the fact that service revenue is nowhere near as cyclical as product revenue", Neil Saunders, Managing Director of GlobalData Retail, wrote in a note ... Read More »

Samsung Q1 Profit Climbs, Sees Higher Earnings Ahead; Stock Up

Samsung's total semiconductor sales of 15.7 trillion won (about $13.9 billion) were up 40 percent year-over-year and 5 percent sequentially, the company said. The regulatory filing was announced before the market opened Thursday. In one way, Samsung got lucky as its biggest-selling device was not Galaxy Note 7 , but a so-called phablet, a device sized somewhere between a smartphone and a tablet. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 won't appear before a "meaningful change"

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I'm not being down on Microsoft-after all , they're the only company that has ever tried. Initially it was speculated that the Surface Pro 5 will be unveiled. The rumors around the Surface event on May 23rd has continued to come. According to BGR , while smooth plastic or metal surface of a traditional laptop or phone keyboard builds up dirt and grime over time, it's worse when it comes to fabric. Read More »

Microsoft introduces new Surface Laptop

So, student, road warrior, professional or just computer aficionado with an eye for design, is this the laptop for you? For starters, let's talk colours. Instead, Dolby Audio sound blasts right through the keyboard fabric, which must be a odd feeling while you're typing, surely? Microsoft's new OS is slated for release in the northern hemisphere's summer (that's our winter) this year which is spitting distance away. Read More »

Google Warns Users Of Sophisticated Phishing Attack Via Google Docs

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Google suggests a good rule of thumb is that if you don't know the person sending you an email, you shouldn't open it or send account information to any of the links inside. And, since the bogus invitation is routed through Google's real system it's hard to spot any difference with the actual Google accounts, until something goes wrong. Read More »

Microsoft debuts locked-down Windows 10 S

This OS is quite similar to the regular Windows 10 OS when it comes to look and feel. "Everything that runs on Windows 10 S is downloaded from the Windows Store", says Microsoft's Windows chief Terry Myerson. All devices shipping with Windows 10 S will have an optional upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for $49. This isn't the type of choice Windows users are typically used to, and it will be interesting to see if Microsoft is willing to alter this based on feedback from Windows 10 S users. Read More »

Opera's new browser lets you chat on WhatsApp while you work

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This feature first appeared in the company's experimental Neon browser, which was created to test out Opera's weirdest ideas. Opera on Wednesday announced new features for the beta version of its browser for desktops, codenamed " Reborn ", which comes with integration for social messengers and allows users to engage in conversations while browsing the Internet. Read More »

Microsoft waiting for "meaningful change" before making a Surface Pro 5

It has been two years since the Surface Pro 4's release. Over the course of their little heart-to-heart, the device chief all but confessed that Microsoft isn't launching a Surface Pro 5 this year. Revenues from the Surface hardware line fell 26 per cent, which Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella blamed on product life cycles (the Surface Pro 4 is almost 20 months old now) and increasing competition in the sector. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Chief Says That There's No Surface Pro 5

Some customers might not be buying a Microsoft device yet since they're holding out for the release of the Surface Pro 5. "Meaningful change isn't necessarily a hardware change, which is what a lot of people look for", Panay stated. People have been looking forward to the Microsoft Surface Pro 5, but more than a year has passed since the Surface Pro 4 was released and we have seen neither hides nor hair of its successor. Read More »

Land Rover reveals Range Rover Evoque Landmark

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Land Rover presented the special version of the compact Evoque crossover in honor of the sixth anniversary of the model. The future Velar is due to arrive later this year and it is going to be Land Rover's newest weapon in the luxury SUV market. Read More »

In US, left and right go along with Macron's win

The vote was the best electoral result ever obtained by her National Front party, which was established in the 1970s by her father, the Holocaust denier Jean-Marie Le Pen, who has multiple convictions for inciting racial hatred against Jews. Read More »