Microsoft is building a new version of Windows 10, codenamed Polaris

Microsoft is building a new version of Windows 10, codenamed Polaris, for traditional PC form factors that strips out legacy components in favor of a more modern OS. Last September, I exclusively revealed "Windows Core OS," an internal project at Microsoft that aims to turn Windows 10 into a truly modular OS. This new modular … Continue reading Microsoft is building a new version of Windows 10, codenamed Polaris

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Samsung Galaxy S9 launch date officially confirmed

Samsung has just confirmed the launch date of the most anticipated phone of the first half of 2018. In the teaser tweet, Samsung announced an Unpacked event for the 25th February, which should be just before MWC 2018. https://twitter.com/SamsungMobile/status/956315735982157825   The tweet teases camera improvements to the Samsung Galaxy S9, which is rumoured to sue … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S9 launch date officially confirmed

Xiaomi ends Samsung’s six-year dominance in India.

Xiaomi tied with Samsung for the top spot in India's handset segment late last year, and with the momentum strongly in favor of the Chinese manufacturer, it was only a matter of time before it overtook Samsung. That day has arrived, as Xiaomi is now claiming that it is the largest smartphone brand in India … Continue reading Xiaomi ends Samsung’s six-year dominance in India.

Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone is real

This could be the next big thing ... at some point. The mobile industry has been tracking this rumored Samsung "Galaxy X" prototype phone for several months, gradually pushing back the supposed launch timeline for what's supposed to be a successor to the general "Galaxy S" line. But as waves of details about the upcoming … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone is real

After Microsoft and Samsung now LG joins folding smartphones bandwagon

Folding phones are set to be all the rage in 2018, offering a way to deliver even larger screen sizes while keeping the handset pocketable. ZTE has actually delivered such a device, Samsung is expected to do so by the end of the year or early 2019, and now LG has also weighed in with … Continue reading After Microsoft and Samsung now LG joins folding smartphones bandwagon

Google Maps will wake you up when you need to get off the bus

Google Maps will make taking the train or the bus in places you're visiting a lot less stressful: according to TechCrunch, the app will soon guide you through every step of a mass transit ride, including telling you when it's time to get off. Once the feature rolls out, you'll apparently find a "start" button … Continue reading Google Maps will wake you up when you need to get off the bus

Samsung launches new ultra-premium Android flip phone in China

Samsung has unveiled its latest ultra-premium clamshell phone at an event in Xiamen, China, and it’s an absolute monster. As is usually the case with Samsung’s flagship “flip phones”, the W2018 will only retail in Asia and is expected to cost upwards of $2,000. The South Korean giant’s new W-series phone is a successor to … Continue reading Samsung launches new ultra-premium Android flip phone in China

Galaxy S9 could charge to full in just twelve minutes

Battery breakthroughs happen all the time, in labs, but rarely make it to devices - until now. Samsung has announced a new graphene based battery that could mean its next Galaxy S9 smartphone will charge up to full in a mere 12 minutes. The new battery will replace current lithium-ion batteries found in phones, wearables … Continue reading Galaxy S9 could charge to full in just twelve minutes

Samsung purchases AI company to make Bixby better

Samsung's been aggressively pushing its Bixby virtual assistant since the announcement of the Galaxy S8 at the beginning of the year, and while Bixby has made sizable progress over the past few months, it's still far from perfect. In an attempt to hopefully progress its AI even further, Samsung recently confirmed that it has purchased … Continue reading Samsung purchases AI company to make Bixby better

Meredith Corp. Buys Time Inc. In Koch-Backed Deal

A long chapter in media history came to an unlikely close on Sunday night with a sale agreement for Time Inc., the publisher of once-prestigious magazine titles including Time, Sports Illustrated and People. The Meredith Corporation — the owner of Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens and AllRecipes — agreed to purchase Time Inc. in … Continue reading Meredith Corp. Buys Time Inc. In Koch-Backed Deal