LG reports ~10% sales bump in Q1, mobile revenues up 4% QoQ, 2% YoY
 LG Electronics has posted its Q1 2017 results, which show a nearly 10 per cent year-over-year jump in revenue. The electronics maker is reporting KRW 14.66 trillion ($12.70BN) in revenue, an increase of 9.7 per cent from the same period last year. Read More ...
LG reports ~10% sales bump in Q1, mobile revenues up 4% QoQ, 2% YoY
 LG Electronics has posted its Q1 2017 results, which show a nearly 10 per cent year-over-year jump in revenue. The electronics maker is reporting KRW 14.66 trillion ($12.70BN) in revenue, an increase of 9.7 per cent from the same period last year. Read More ...
Lutron pairs with Google Assistant to let you turn the lights on with your voice
Smart home lighting manufacturer Lutron announced that its new smart home lighting systems will integrate seamlessly with Google Assistant, allowing homeowners to turn lights on and off with a simple voice command. The post Lutron pairs with Google Assistant to let you turn the lights on with your voice appeared first on Digital Trends....
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come
 If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an initial four markets. Samsung is starting sales in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Korea today (Friday), with expansions to other countries coming “in the weeks ahead,” it said. In case you missed… Read More ...
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come
 If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an initial four markets. Samsung is starting sales in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Korea today (Friday), with expansions to other countries coming “in the weeks ahead,” it said. In case you missed… Read More ...
Must-Have Tech Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed
New tech gadgets pop up every day and with so many options there’s a chance some pretty awesome gadgets can get lost in the shuffle. Whether you’re looking for tech that can make your life easier, more comfortable, or more fun we’ve got you covered with these must-have gadgets you never knew you needed. Smartphone Camera Lenses by Pocket Lens If you’re like most people, your smartphone’s camera is probably the only camera you use. Make sure you get the best quality ...
Graphene breakthrough paves the way for flexible OLED screens on clothes, wearables
Researchers have successfully integrated electrodes made from graphene into OLED display panels, bringing us a step closer to flexible, thin, and super tough screens suitable for use in smart clothes and next-gen wearables. The post Graphene breakthrough paves the way for flexible OLED screens on clothes, wearables appeared first on Digital Trends....
LeEco won’t acquire VIZIO, 2 TV companies remain 2
An acquisition of VIZIO by LeEco will no longer be happening this year. merger between LeEco and VIZIO was mentioned as a possibility earlier this year by both companies – that’s no longer going to happen. In a message from LeEco today we’re to understand that the merger agreement will not be moving forward “due to regulatory headwinds.” That could … Continue reading...
Quanta Computer confirms that its name was used in a $100 million email fraud
Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Quanta Computer Inc has acknowledged that its name was used as part of an email fraud scheme that bilked two U.S.-based internet companies out of more than $100 million. U.S. prosecutors last week indicted a Lithuanian man, Evaldas Rimasauskas, for the fraud. He was arrested this month in Lithuania at the request of U.S. authorities and is currently in jail there. Rimasauskas’ alleged scheme involved sending emails to employees of the two unnamed compa...
Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each
 Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart’s streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via its iPhone and Android mobile apps. The new “Disc-to-Digital” feature allows users to scan the barcode on the case for their DVD or Blu-Ray movies, pay a $2 per movie fee for… Read More ...
Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each
 Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart’s streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via its iPhone and Android mobile apps. The new “Disc-to-Digital” feature allows users to scan the barcode on the case for their DVD or Blu-Ray movies, pay a $2 per movie fee for… Read More ...
This dartboard moves on its own to always give a bullseye
Ever fancied yourself becoming a sharpshooter? If not with a gun then maybe with a bow? For most people, that will forever be a fantasy and the closest thing they’ll be able to get is playing darts. And even then, majority of the population suck at it. Not unless you have this one of a kind “smart” dartboard that will … Continue reading...
Emirates and Etihad have not received new instructions on electronic devices ban, say airlines
Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have not been advised of any new restrictions on carrying electronic devices on US flights, the Middle East airlines said on Tuesday. The Department of Homeland Security is expected to announce on Tuesday passengers travelling on certain US bound flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a new cell phone, US officials told Reuters on Monday. The new rule is in response to an unspecified terrorism threat, the officials said. A source said the ru...
Crunch Report | Apple’s New Video Editing App
Apple creates a new video editing app called Clips, large electronics are now banned from flights to the U.S. coming from 13 countries and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building full-size passenger pods. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
US to ban electronics larger than a smartphone in flights from select countries due to terrorism concerns
Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign airline flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize a new ban in response to an unspecified terrorism threat, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. The new rule is expected to be announced Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security, the officials said, adding that it had been under consideration since the U.S. government learned of a threat several weeks ago. A source said the rule would cover a...
The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics
 One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While both of these systems work well alone – you can have a lot of fun with just a board and an Internet connection – it’s also fun to add little things like printers and screens to make fun projects. That’s where the Atomo comes in. This modular kit comes from… Read More ...
The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics
 One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While both of these systems work well alone – you can have a lot of fun with just a board and an Internet connection – it’s also fun to add little things like printers and screens to make fun projects. That’s where the Atomo comes in. This modular kit comes from… Read More ...
Samsung is likely to see a 30 percent jump in operating profits in Q1
Riding on strong sales of semiconductors, Samsung Electronics is likely to report a 30-percent jump in its first-quarter operating profit, market data showed Wednesday. According to a survey of earnings forecasts by market tracker FnGuide, Samsung is likely to post an operating profit of 8.7 trillion won ($7.5 billion) for the January-March quarter, up 30.6 percent from the same quarter last year, Yonhap news agency reported. January-March sales are likely to fall 0.3 percent on year to 49.6 tri...
Samsung is likely to see a 30 percent jump in operating profits in Q1
Riding on strong sales of semiconductors, Samsung Electronics is likely to report a 30-percent jump in its first-quarter operating profit, market data showed Wednesday. According to a survey of earnings forecasts by market tracker FnGuide, Samsung is likely to post an operating profit of 8.7 trillion won ($7.5 billion) for the January-March quarter, up 30.6 percent from the same quarter last year, Yonhap news agency reported. January-March sales are likely to fall 0.3 percent on year to 49.6 tri...
The Pixel 2.0 is a tiny OLED screen for your wearable Arduino pleasure
 The tiny Pixel 2.0 is basically an Arduino board wedded to a tiny 1.5″ 128×128 color OLED screen. This means you can stick it inside a wearable and address the screen directly from the Arduino board, an improvement on current “solder the screen to the Arduino and hope it works” world of DIY electronics. This teeny weeny board costs $75 on Kickstarter and should ship in June. Read More ...