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Samsung Launches the Exynos 9 Series 8895 Octa-Core Processor on 10nm FinFET Process Technology

After a bit of teasing, Samsung has unveiled the Exynos 9 Series Processor with the launch of the Exynos 8895. This is the latest flagship SoC from Samsung, and is built on the industry leading 10nm FinFET process technology. The Exynos 9 Series 8895 is the latest premium application processor from Samsung Electronics, and is the...

Applications for Google I/O 2017 Tickets Now Live

For all developers interested in attending Google's famous I/O 'developer festival' in 2017, applications to secure tickets have begun today, with the application period closing at 5pm PST on February 27th. The conference will begin in a bit less than three months from now and will run for three days as usual, from May 17th...

Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon X20 Modem

When most people talk about Qualcomm's Snapdragon SoCs, they're almost always focusing on the company's CPUs and GPUs that are put into the chips. What a lot of people don't think about is all of the extra components that actually make it a system-on-a-chip. This includes a modem, a DPS, display controllers, security layers, optical fingerprint technology and...

Honor V9 Announced In China With 5.7″ QHD Screen, Kirin 960, and 12MP Dual-cameras

Huawei's side-brand Honor has launched a new smartphone in China, the Honor V9. Honor is known for offering great bang-for-buck in its devices and the Honor V9 is not an exception: their latest flagship packs pretty impressive specifications while still maintaining a competitive price point. The device comes in multiple storage variants with price starting...

Galaxy Tab S3 System Dump Seems to Reveal Galaxy S8 Details

Samsung's Galaxy S8 has not been shy when it comes to leaks this year. Even though the Galaxy Tab S3 is said to be launched first, we've seen more rumors surrounding the Galaxy S8. We've heard about its 5.7" display for the "smaller" size variant, then saw some images that showed us the 6.2" Plus...

Samsung Flow Said to Support All Windows 10 PCs in the Future

Back in CES 2016, Samsung announced a new tablet called the TabPro S. This wasn't like the company's traditional tablets that run Android though. Instead, it is a 2-in-1 tablet PC that runs a full version of Windows 10 on it. These 2-in-1 tablets are actually where a lot of tablet sales have gone lately...

New Update Finally Adds Support For Adoptable Storage In Titanium Backup

Titanium Backup, a powerful backup utility for rooted devices, has recently been updated to version 8.0.0. While the new update is not bringing any major change or a visual refresh to the app, it does add support for a much-awaited feature: Adaptable Storage. Previously, users running Android 6.0 and above were having issues while backing...

Jide Announces Remix Singularity: The Continuum Alternative for Android

The smartphones we carry in our pockets are a far cry from the initial smartphones that started out a few years ago. We hold a lot more computing power in our hands than we have ever before. Modern day smartphones easily suffice the basic needs of normal consumers, especially with the rise of cloud computing....

Lenovo Shares Details of Moto Mods and Compatibility Roadmap

When it was revealed that the LG G5 would have module support, it made a lot of people get hyped about the smartphone. This also made a lot of people wonder just how long they would be supported by LG smartphones too. LG's modules, and even the Moto Mod ones, are expensive accessories and the value...

Report: Samsung To Launch Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 With a Smaller Battery

A new report coming out of South Korea suggests Samsung is considering selling refurbished units of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung's flagship phablet which the company had to discontinue last year due to dangerous battery failures. Last month, Samsung released its investigative report regarding the Galaxy Note 7's battery fiasco. In which the company blamed the...

WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out Snapchat-like Photo and Video “Status”

WhasApp is celebrating its 8th birthday on February 24th. What started off in 2009 as a simple application to let people "what's up" with you has now become a very big player in the Instant Messaging space. The app has ballooned in popularity in developing countries where SMS continues to cost a bomb, but where...

Latest LineageOS Update Adds Support for AptX and AptXHD, CAF Rebase and More

For those who don't read all of the changes happening in the LineageOS Gerrit, we now get an overall update summary each week on the LineageOS website. The latest summary was published on February 20th and it talked about the changes that had happened since February 13th. If you'd rather view the changes as they...