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HTC U 11 shows up on GeekBench, numbers are promising

HTC's next flagship, the U 11 (because why not) is due to be announced on May 16, and sure enough the phone has appeared on GeekBench. Or at least that's what HTC CBP is supposed to be. This HTC CBP device that was put to the test is powered by the Snapdragon 835

By | 2017-04-29T18:00:21+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on HTC U 11 shows up on GeekBench, numbers are promising

Sony publishes financial report for 2016 fiscal year, mobile division in the black

Sony Corporation has published its financial report for the 2016 fiscal year ending on March 31. Net income is listed at JPY 73.3 billion ($676 million) - practically halved year on year. However, Q4 figures are a marked success compared to last year's numbers for the same period - with a JPY 27.7

By | 2017-04-29T14:38:15+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on Sony publishes financial report for 2016 fiscal year, mobile division in the black

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature

By | 2017-04-29T12:46:00+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|Comments Off on How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

How GE avoided Kodak’s fate

Back in 1888 in Rochester, New York, George Eastman founded Kodak. Four years later, 200 miles down the road in Schenectady, New York, Thomas Edison and some pals founded General Electric. The two 19th-century industrial giants chugged along for more than 100 years, but GE is still rolling along with a market cap of over

By | 2017-04-29T12:24:42+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|Comments Off on How GE avoided Kodak’s fate

New Asus ZenPad 10 update adds bundled notifications switch

The Asus Zenpad 10 (Z300M) from last year has started receiving a new update. Arriving as version 5.3.6, the update brings along several changes, including new Google security patch. Things that have been added include bundled notifications switch, Game Genie, and lock screen wallpaper slideshow. As for stuff that has been removed, the

By | 2017-04-29T12:31:27+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on New Asus ZenPad 10 update adds bundled notifications switch

Some Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ units are randomly restarting

Samsung's latest flagships - the Galaxy S8 and S8+ - might have broken many previous records, but the picture is not all rosy. The devices have had their share of problems as well. First it was the red-tint issue (for which the company recently issued an update), and now, it has come to

By | 2017-04-29T11:30:50+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on Some Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ units are randomly restarting

Update fixing Galaxy S8 red tint issue arrives in Europe

After its home country of South Korea, Samsung has started pushing out the fix for the Galaxy S8 red tint issue in Europe as well. Weighing in at 426MB, the update is hitting Galaxy S8 units in the UK, and S8+ units in Germany. Turkey is also getting the update - both S8

By | 2017-04-29T08:18:52+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on Update fixing Galaxy S8 red tint issue arrives in Europe

LG Watch Style now available in Canada

The Android Wear 2.0-powered LG Watch Style is now available in Canada. The smartwatch is listed on the Canadian Google Store for CAD 319 (around $235) - that's for the silver and titanium model, as for the Rose Gold variant, you'll have to shell out CAD 40 more. Sadly, the Watch Sport isn't

By | 2017-04-29T05:13:11+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on LG Watch Style now available in Canada

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-described “military media and technology company” to empower vets to seek careers in the tech industry and to demonstrate

By | 2017-04-29T09:12:43+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|Comments Off on Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

City of Portland may subpoena Uber for details on Greyball program

The Rose City isn’t happy with Uber… again. After the company failed to turn over details on its deeply sketchy “Greyball” software by Portland’s deadline, the city may seek to compel Uber to hand it over with a subpoena. Those intentions, reported by the Oregonian, were articulated by Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman, who oversees the

By | 2017-04-29T08:11:16+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|Comments Off on City of Portland may subpoena Uber for details on Greyball program