October 7, 2017 6:52 AM Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 smartphones can now run Windows 10 more easily
While the service was available when the Galaxy S8 and its docking station, DeX, launched earlier this year, this time around Ingram Micro, the world's largest distributor of technology products, has teamed up with Samsung and Amazon to deliver a simplified solution that allows Samsung DeX customers to access a full Windows Desktop from their mobile 75
October 6, 2017 6:18 PM Apple is ‘looking into’ why some iPhone 8 batteries are swelling
Apple seems to have an iPhone 8 battery problem on its hands, and it’s not clear yet whether it’s occurring in just a handful of edge cases or in a larger batch of phones. Over the past week, reports have been coming out about iPhone 8s that have split apart either on arrival or after several days of use. What appears to be happening is that the battery 76
October 4, 2017 7:12 PM Google Pixel 2 XL vs iPhone X: Which phone is better?
Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone X: We weigh up Google’s Android flagship against Apple’s latest – and most expensive – iPhone to date. Back in September, Apple showed off the formidable iPhone X, a futuristic-looking smartphone launched in celebration of the iPhone’s 10-year anniversary. With a fancy new design, class-leading hardware, and a hi-tech screen 73
October 4, 2017 3:48 PM Google takes aim at Apple, Microsoft and Amazon as it unveils $49 Home Mini smart speaker and $399 'Max' music speaker alongside Pixel 2 handset and Pixelbook 'convertible laptop'
Google is unveiling a host of new hardware at it's San Francisco office today in a bid to take on everyone from Amazon to Apple and Microsoft. Among the expected new releases are the Pixel 2 smartphone, the latest Chromebook Pixel, an updated Daydream VR headset, and the $49 Home Mini speaker and $399 Max music speaker. Sundar Pichai began the presentation 88
October 4, 2017 3:48 PM Google's Pixel 2: Will It Succeed?
Google's Pixels are considered flagship Android phones, but they've never sold many units. For Google, what is success? Are Google's Pixel phones a failure? After all, they only sell a million or so a year—far less than Apple and Samsung sell in a month, and well behind pretty much every Android phone maker you've heard of, including Blu. As Google revs up to release 90
October 4, 2017 11:36 AM Buying a Pixel 2? Here's what Google will give you for your old iPhone
It could make buying the Pixel 2 easier, but don't expect great prices. Ahead of the Pixel 2 launch in the next two weeks, Google has kicked off a Pixel trade-in program that's open to a limited selection of smartphones from Apple, Samsung, and LG, as well as Nexus models made by Motorola and Huawei. The company is offering up to $385 for some phones 78
October 3, 2017 4:22 PM Nobel Winners' Work In Physics Began With Albert Einstein
Einstein realized that if masses moved about, the deformations in space would also move about, propagating like waves, somewhat like what happens when you throw a rock on a pond. But, gravity being such a weak force, the effect is truly tiny and needs something very dramatic to create a signal we can detect here. This is exactly what was found by LIGO and the Nobel 89
October 3, 2017 2:00 PM How Google’s smartphones have evolved since 2007
New Pixels are coming, but don't forget about Google's smartphone history By 2010, Android's popularity was on the rise thanks to OEMs building new phones and loading it up with Google's software. Those software builds, however, were often completely unrecognizable -- they were loaded up with third-party apps and painted over by elaborate interfaces 137
October 3, 2017 9:40 AM Save £10 on any iPhone 8 deal with this exclusive 10OFF voucher code
If you're about to pull the trigger on a new iPhone 8 purchase, we've got a discount code that'll sweeten your deal! The code will also work on most other phones including the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 but this is the first time in the UK that a generic discount code has been offered on the new iPhone 8 handsets. So if you're going 66
October 2, 2017 11:16 PM Samsung stands to make more from iPhone X than Galaxy S8 thanks to parts
Apple and Samsung have always made for strange bedfellows, and a new report from analytics firm Counterpoint Technology illustrates just how weirdly symbiotic that relationship can sometimes be. Case in point: Samsung may end up making more money from parts for the upcoming iPhone X than it will make from those inside its own Galaxy S8, as the The Wall Street 71