As chip sales save 2016, Samsung looks to Note 8 for 2017 profit
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 may have tested the old “any publicity is good publicity” adage, but bumper chip demand has paved the way for a surprisingly successful 2017, the company predicts. Sales of memory chips helped assuage the financial hit from recalling millions of Note 7 handsets over fears they could explode, the South Korean firm said today, with record … Continue reading...
Galaxy Note 7 big reveal: the battery is really to blame
And so Samsung has finally made it official. To no one’s surprise, the company is putting the blame squarely on the Galaxy Note 7’s batteries, which is pretty much what it did before the first (failed) recall. This time, however, it has gone into more details on the how and why. While still not naming Samsung SDI and ATL, Samsung … Continue reading...
The Russians aren’t coming to Silicon Valley, they’re already here
The idea that humans could engineer a path to their own salvation started long before Google, the internet, or even computers. The Russians were there 100 years ago, and planted the seed for today’s Silicon Valley transhumanists. The post The Russians aren’t coming to Silicon Valley, they’re already here appeared first on Digital Trends....
2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review: The would-be crossover killer
Crossovers are everywhere, but the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is choosing to see that as a big potential audience rather than an insurmountable problem. Convincing drivers to give up their sleeker SUVs and give a station wagon a chance is no small challenge, though. So, just as if you want a cat to swallow a pill you have to either … Continue reading...
5 Mid-Size SUVs under $40,000 to watch out for in 2017
Mid-size SUVs are the ‘next step’ in almost every family’s automotive evolution. With enough room to handle a growing brood – especially when trying to fit lanky teenagers in the back seat – along with the kind of cargo space that lets you haul all of your gear at the same time, mid-size sport-utility vehicles are versatile and in many … Continue reading...
Samsung Galaxy S8: Rumour has it that it will be priced at around Rs 58,000 and will launch on 29 March
A twitter user has leaked the price and release date for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship. He claims that the phone will launch on 29 March and that prices will start at $849 (around Rs 58,000). Ricciolo1, the Twitter account in question, states that a ‘Little bird’ told him this. He also adds that the phone will be available in ‘w17’, which we can only assume to mean week 17, which would translate to late April.   #S8 is READY & will be present to mw...
Galaxy J7 Prime out now: 5 reasons you’ll want one
Supposing you’re a consumer looking for a new smartphone and you’ve not already purchased a Galaxy S7, the Galaxy J7 Prime might be right up your alley. Today we’re running down 5 reasons why a person might want this smartphone here in the first part of the year 2017. This device isn’t quite the most powerful smartphone in Samsung’s collection, … Continue reading...
NVIDIA SHIELD TV Review (Gen2, 2017)
Over the past two years just one device has been in near-constant use at my home – that’s the original NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV. This piece of hardware sits quietly to the side of my television and serves content to my family almost every day of the year. Unlike any other device I’ve used over the past half-decade, the NVIDIA … Continue reading...
The HP Z2 Mini Workstation packs great performance into a tiny package, but at a cost
HP has announced the Z2 Mini workstation in India at a starting price of Rs 72,000. It will go on sale on 25 January. The workstation is being marked as the first “mini workstation designed for CAD users”. Regardless of your inclination to using CAD, the workstation is quite powerful. You get a choice of CPUs, ranging from an Intel i3 6100 to an i7 6700 and Xeon E3-1245 v5. You get 32GB of RAM at 2133MHz, a 500GB or 1TB HDD or, for performance, various configurations of 256GB PCIe-b...
PC Gaming and Nintendo are tighter than the Mario brothers
Nintendo has spent 40 years building an army of loyal players, and among them are PC gaming enthusiasts looking for something distinctly different - which they often find in the dungeons of Hyrule. The post PC Gaming and Nintendo are tighter than the Mario brothers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Jake Clemons Blows Past E Street Band Expectations to Share His Own Very Personal Solo Story
Filling his uncle's size 16 boots as the E Street Band's sax man, Jake Clemons found a balance between honoring his predecessors and forging his own sound, which he now carries on to a new album: 'Fear & Love.' The post Jake Clemons Blows Past E Street Band Expectations to Share His Own Very Personal Solo Story appeared first on Digital Trends....
Here’s every Nintendo Switch game trailer released so far
We were hoping that Nintendo would have a lot of games to show off during last night’s Switch event, and boy did Nintendo deliver. With an impressive of number of games announced, that can only mean one thing: a lot of game trailers. Luckily for you, we’ve collected them all in this one place you don’t have to go searching … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch: Everything you really need to know
Nintendo’s Switch reveal event has come and gone, and now that we’re on the other side of it, there’s a lot of information to get through. Nintendo announced everything from release date and pricing to which first-party titles will be launching for the console within 2017. With that in mind, here all are the Nintendo Switch details you need to … Continue reading...
Maruti Suzuki Ignis to launch today; bookings open at Rs 11,000
Maruti Suzuki will today launch its Ignis crossover at what appears to be a music concert in Delhi. While the bookings at NEXA showrooms had opened almost a month ago, a concert by artist Axwell signals that Maruti is targeting the youth with its compact crossover today. With so much happening at the launch event, Maruti Suzuki indeed has big expectations with this vehicle. The Ignis crossover has been a much-awaited offering from the automaker and Maruti too expects it to be a best-seller this ...
Hang onto those cords. Next-gen wireless earbuds still aren’t good enough
Thanks in part to Apple’s decision to drop the headphone jack, wireless in-ear headphones are popping up everywhere. But with short battery life, high prices, and lower fidelity, are they ready to take center stage? The post Hang onto those cords. Next-gen wireless earbuds still aren’t good enough appeared first on Digital Trends....
Opera Neon hands-on: “Concept Browser” hits more than it misses
Opera is looking to change the state of internet browsers, and it has launched a new browser called Neon as the first step in realizing that vision. Starting today, Opera Neon is available to download on Mac and Windows, and it’s the culmination of a year and a half of work by Opera’s design team. As everyone knows, competition in … Continue reading...
Audi Q8 Concept first look: Next-gen MMI dashboard hands-on
We’re live at the North American International Auto Show this week, and we’ve managed to spend some time having a look at Audi‘s new Q8 concept. The new Q8 luxury SUV was revealed earlier in the week, and now we’re getting to take a look inside. The important thing to note about this concept is that it centers entirely around … Continue reading...
HTC announces U Ultra and U Play smartphones with HTC Sense Companion AI
HTC has announced a new premium smartphone for 2017, with little by way of fanfare. Called the U Ultra, this latest device from HTC features a 5.7-inch display and HTC’s take on a virtual assistant, not to mention a second screen above the regular one. Oh, and it doesn’t have a headphone jack. Starting with the screens, you get a 5.7-inch Super LCD 5 screen with a QHD resolution. Above it is a second, 2-inch screen with a resolution of 160×1040, which will be used to show ...
HTC U Ultra and U Play hands-on: 2017’s Android wildcards
HTC has not one but two new Android smartphones, the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play, part of its new “U” family that promises to be more personable – and hopefully memorable – than previous handsets from the company. Intended to claw back some of the attention HTC has lost over the past couple of years at the hands … Continue reading...
2017 Cadillac CT6 Platinum AWD Review: Luxury, reinvented
Cadillac could’ve followed its luxury rivals, but instead the 2017 CT6 rethinks its segment, injecting both sporting enthusiasm and style into an unabashedly tech-savvy sedan. Though GM’s luxury arm has been making strides with its V Series over the past few years, charming fans of all-American muscle with potent four-door after potent four-door, the real challenge has been expanding from … Continue reading...