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Owing to the Samsung Galaxy S8 release , the company says it expects its operating profit to increase further in the next quarter. SAMSUNG looks set to launch the follow up to the controversial Galaxy Note 7 later this year. Against this backdrop, the company will strive to maintain profitability through robust sales of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ and the launch of a new flagship smartphone in the second half.
  • Amazon Announces New Echo Show With Touch Screen, Introduces Alexa Calling

    Amazon Announces New Echo Show With Touch Screen, Introduces Alexa Calling

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    The slew of different Echos, and gadgets outside of Amazon with Alexa built-in, are giving consumers numerous different options and functionalities so they can find the right Alexa device for them. Alexa Calling is available on these existing devices effective immediately, allowing users to call each other other leave messages for another. Google introduced its smart speaker, called Google Home, in mid-2016.
  • MacBook Air: Its new competitor is called Surface Laptop!

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    MICROSOFT MAY BE AIMING its new Surface Laptop at students, but it looks like only those with rich mummies and daddies will be able to buy one. The British newspaper "The Guardian" says Windows 10S promises stronger virus protection and improved battery life, and will be available on other companies' computers at $ 189.According to Microsoft's announcement, devices running Windows 10S will only run applications that will be delivered through the Windows Store, which will help to maintain ...
  • Get a sneak peak of the Armadillo UI on Google's Fuchsia OS

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    It is the first OS from Google that is not based on Linux, Google's Android and Chrome OS are based on Linux. Fuchsia runs on x86/IA-64 hardware and is backward compatible with key Android libraries. It's called Fuchsia OS and it's apparently meant for smartphones, but anything beyond that remains a mystery. Armadillo allows cards to be dragged around used in a multi-screen format.
  • You can now turn any surface into touchscreen using spray paint

    You can now turn any surface into touchscreen using spray paint

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    The spray can be used on Jell-O, and was used on a Jell-O mold of a brain (pictured). The results of the CMU research will be presented at CHI 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Electrick can detect the location of a finger touch to an accuracy of one centimetre, which is sufficient for using the touch surface as a button, slider or other control, Zhang said .
  • Apple jumps to lead wearable computing with smartwatch

    Apple jumps to lead wearable computing with smartwatch

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    Fitbit experienced the biggest year-on-year decline. Let's discuss three things that might happen to Fitbit over the next 12 months. At the top, Apple has a slight edge over another Chinese tech giant Xiaomi with 3.4 million units sold during the same period.
  • 5 lions escape from a South African wildlife park

    5 lions escape from a South African wildlife park

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    SANParks spokesperson Rey Thakhuli said that rangers suspected they might have split up due to disturbances by people and were roaming in the sugarcane fields in the area. He said it was a race against time to capture the fifth lion before darkness fell. Thakhuli had urged people not to stop to take photographs of the animals because they are unsafe.
  • Prey - The game review / Prey Game Review

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    The opening hour or so is a seriously impressive piece of narrative. If you possess a good personal ethics and is aware of the psychological factors in individuals, you will find the tasks interesting and familiar. I was done with the level, and there were no more Mimics around. In fact, the whole thing feels like a love letter to those games, complete with story exposition told through audio logs, email reports and NPC conversations.
  • China's Alipay grabs slice of US market with First Data deal

    China's Alipay grabs slice of US market with First Data deal

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    Alipay has 450 million users worldwide, with the majority in China, though the service is growing in Southeast Asia. WeChat is teaming up with a Silicon Valley startup to bring its payment system to the United States. The problems were compounded when participating retailers pulled Apply Pay and Google Wallet capabilities from their stores, which was seen as an attempt to force consumers into using the unpopular app.
  • LG X power2 begins to roll out with its giant battery

    LG X power2 begins to roll out with its giant battery

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    The new LG X power2 will be made available first in North America, followed by "key markets" including Asia, Europe, Latin America, and others. The new LG X Power 2 is equipped with a 4500 mAh battery and it comes with Android 7.0 Nougat.
  • Snapchat adds limitless snaps and looping videos. Here's how to use them

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    Yes, there's now going to be an infinity setting in the timer . A new Loop tool for videos has been added, allowing users to decide whether their snap plays once or loops until the recipient taps to the next snap . And lastly, you can now draw with emojis by using the creative tools on the right, for those of you who've been eagerly looking to spell your name in cursive with smiley faces.
  • Samsung Rides Components Business to Highest Quarterly Profit in Three Years

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    The Note 8 is an important smartphone release for Samsung, since it will majorly help Samsung to fix the series' reputation after the Note 7, which exploded and caused the company a major crisis. Shares in the firm - the flagship subsidiary of the sprawling Samsung Group - have climbed in recent months as rising expectations overcame the smartphone recall a year ago and its vice-chairman going on trial for bribery.