• Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

    Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

    The company’s Spectacles sunglasses have lit up the internet, a result of both the product’s unique nature and its initial limited availability.More: Get a pair of Snapchat’s Spectacles from an actual NYC shop for a limited time Now that Spectacles can be purchased online, avid snappers will no doubt have lots of questions about the fashion-forward eye candy, so let’s not waste time.
  • US Rep Likens Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to 'Tyranny'

    US Rep Likens Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to 'Tyranny'

    The United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has come under increasing fire from Republican lawmakers who now have the Trump administration to back their efforts.House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, compared the bureau to a tyranny in a recent interview with The Dallas Morning News.
  • Survey Shows Samsung Has Long Road Ahead in Reputation Department

    Survey Shows Samsung Has Long Road Ahead in Reputation Department

    Oh, wait, there totally is, the Reputation Quotient report from The Harris Poll.The Reputation Quotient is a survey that evaluates public perception across twenty attributes which are then classified into six dimensions of corporate reputation.
  • Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps

    Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps

    Today Intel announced its XMM7650 modem, which joins Qualcomm's X16 in the gigabit LTE world.The Qualcomm modem is in some Australian and Japanese hotspots, and it's likely to appear in the Samsung Galaxy S8 phone.
  • Tuesday Poll: A Phone's Back Button Belongs on the Left or Right?

    Tuesday Poll: A Phone's Back Button Belongs on the Left or Right?

    My mention of Samsung’s navigation button order being “wrong” in the previous post seems to have sparked quite the conversation over which order people prefer.Of course, when that happens, a poll must follow, thus the existence of this follow-up post.
  • Deal: Good Time to Buy a MicroSD Card, SanDisk 64GB for $16 and Samsung 128GB for $48

    Deal: Good Time to Buy a MicroSD Card, SanDisk 64GB for $16 and Samsung 128GB for $48

    With what seems like more devices than ever supporting expandable storage, we are always on the lookout for deals on microSD cards.The latest we’ve spotted is on Amazon — $16 for a 64GB card from SanDisk or $48 for a Samsung 128GB.
  • If These are the Galaxy S8 On-Screen Buttons...💩

    If These are the Galaxy S8 On-Screen Buttons...💩

    Earlier today, a bunch of photos of a live Samsung Galaxy S8 showed up on Twitter, one of which gave us a first look at how Samsung may implement on-screen buttons for the first time.In the images below that were pulled from this Tab S3 dump, we see cropped images of a phone that matches up to previous leaks and reports of the Galaxy S8.
  • Honor V9 Made Official for China, Insane Specs for What Should be Competitive Price

    Honor V9 Made Official for China, Insane Specs for What Should be Competitive Price

    It’s official, the Honor V9 is headed to China.Because the Honor V9 has been reported to be rebranded as the Honor 8 Pro for the US and other markets, bringing with it an awesome set of specifications for what should be an affordable price.
  • Verizon Cuts Better Deal for Breach-Battered Yahoo

    Verizon Cuts Better Deal for Breach-Battered Yahoo

    In spite of the massive scale of the breaches, which came to light after the deal was struck, the acquisition "makes strategic sense," said Verizon EVP Marni Waldon.The company is still hungry for Yahoo's assets and talent, she added.
  • Sprint HTC 10 and Galaxy S7 are Getting Their Nougat Updates

    Sprint HTC 10 and Galaxy S7 are Getting Their Nougat Updates

    0 “Nougat” arrived back in late August.I point that out because we have seen numerous devices over the past week receive an update to it.
  • iPhone 8 Rumor Tips 3D Selfies

    iPhone 8 Rumor Tips 3D Selfies

    If the latest rumors pan out, the iPhone 8 will have a much more feature-rich front-facing camera.9to5Mac got its hands on a report released today by reliable Apple analyst KGI Ming-Chi Kuo indicating that the next iPhone will have a "revolutionary" front camera with 3D capabilities.
  • We Need to Prepare for the 5G Jobs Apocalypse

    At Qualcomm last week, Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, extolled the virtues of the upcoming "5G economy," painting a picture of autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and ubiquitous augmented and virtual reality.4 million jobs gone, probably offset by a smaller increase in security guards.
  • Functional Galaxy S8 Pictured, On-Screen Buttons Are a Go

    Functional Galaxy S8 Pictured, On-Screen Buttons Are a Go

    While there has been little shortage in leaks and rumors surrounding the Galaxy S8 from Samsung, actual photos have been somewhat limited.So, yes, on-screen buttons on the Galaxy S8.
  • LG G6 Videos Tease Water and Dust Resistance While Site Confirms Metal Body

    LG G6 Videos Tease Water and Dust Resistance While Site Confirms Metal Body

    The LG G6 will be made official in a couple of days, yet LG isn’t showing any signs of easing up on the teasing.Over the past two days, the company has revealed even more information about the upcoming 2017 flagship, including a confirmation on its full metal body and the fact that it should be water and dust resistant.
  • Qualcomm Brings Its 4G LTE Smarts and Snapdragon to Android Things

    Qualcomm Brings Its 4G LTE Smarts and Snapdragon to Android Things

    Android Things, the connected device or Internet of Things (IoT) platform from Google, now has the support of Qualcomm and its work with 4G LTE, the chipmaker announced this morning.Specifically, Qualcomm is making their Snapdragon 210 chipset, with integrated 4G LTE, available to Android Things devices, which could be anything from retail solution to smart home assistants.
  • Qualcomm Adds LTE to Google's Android Things

    Qualcomm Adds LTE to Google's Android Things

    Its Snapdragon 210 chips will run the Android Things OS, making them the first potential Android Things-powered devices with built-in LTE.At its launch in December, Android Things supported Raspberry Pi 3, NXP Pico, and Intel Edison platforms.
  • Qualcomm Shows Off a Real 5G Connection

    Qualcomm Shows Off a Real 5G Connection

    and also support very dense use cases where you're going to have 100,000 devices in a city block," Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob said.1GHz 4G cell sites with roughly the same coverage, so they don't have to add more cell sites to introduce the new network.
  • Qualcomm's X20 Modem Busts the Gigabit Barrier

    Qualcomm's X20 Modem Busts the Gigabit Barrier

    We haven't even seen the first gigabit LTE phones yet, but Qualcomm is already working on the second generation.With its X20 modem, announced today, the dominant mobile chip maker says it can push speeds of up to 1.
  • Hands On With the Meitu T8 Selfie Phone

    Hands On With the Meitu T8 Selfie Phone

    With that being said, many of the T8 camera's selfie beautification features are alredy available in Meitu's other apps for the US market, including MakeupPlus and BeautyPlus.Because this is billed as a selfie phone, let's talk at length about its front-facing camera capabilities, shall we?
  • The Best Free Software of 2017

    The Best Free Software of 2017

    To make ends meet, many creators of otherwise great free software, or the services that offer the programs for download, bundle in things you don't want.For more about how to spot and avoid this problem, see How to Clean Crapware From a New PC, and check out the Uninstaller section of this very free software collection.