TECHNOLOGY

REVEALED: Samsung Galaxy S8 specifications

REVEALED: Samsung Galaxy S8 specifications

Here then are the specifications for the Galaxy S8 – we can’t be certain they are the real deal until the Galaxy Unpacked event gets underway in a couple of days, but they match much of what we’ve heard so far: Display: 5.8-inch Super AMOLED, QHD 2960 x 1440 Processor: Samsung Exynos 8895, 1.7GHz + […]

Violet Galaxy S8 leaked

Violet Galaxy S8 leaked

The photos come via the KK Sneak Leaks Twitter account (via), and show what looks to be a prototype of the upcoming Galaxy S8. But rather than being the usual black colour option we’ve seen leaked numerous times before, this time around, the handset in the shots comes with a violet finish. All will be […]

iPhone 8 Design Leaked

iPhone 8 Design Leaked

It was going to be the most radical part of the major iPhone 8 redesign, but following a report earlier in the week a double leak today suggests Apple is scrapping its plans for a heavily curved OLED display. First out the gate is Nikkei. The widely respected Japanese publication says that while Apple will […]

Facebook to launch a ‘dislike’ button

Facebook to launch a ‘dislike’ button

Facebook is testing a ‘dislike’ button for Messenger on its platform. Even though the feature currently exists on Facebook News Feed and it’s Reaction tab, the social media site is now testing it on Messenger button. The Reactions tab on News Feed was launched last year in February. Facebook Reactions allows users to react to […]

Twitter to block users for 12 hrs for abusive behaviour

Twitter to block users for 12 hrs for abusive behaviour

Twitter has launched a new way of censoring offensive behaviour by temporarily restricting abusive users’ accounts. Some users have been notified that their account is limited for 12 hours after using language that Twitter deems abusive. When an account has been censored, only people who follow them can see their tweets or receive notifications. When […]

Apple to introduce Ultra Accessory Connector

Apple to introduce Ultra Accessory Connector

Apple does not plan to include this new kind of connector on iPhones, iPads, or Macs, a source familiar with Apple’s plans told Business Insider. The new connector is called the “Ultra Accessory Connector,” the person said. But it’s not a completely new connector — it’s been around for years. It can be found on […]

Apple to start making iPhones in India

Apple to start making iPhones in India

Apple is to start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, the state’s government has said. Ministers said Apple would start an initial manufacturing operation in the state, whose capital is the tech hub Bangalore, in April. The tech giant has a 2% share of India’s mobile phone market, well behind South Korean […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 picture leaked

Samsung Galaxy S8 picture leaked

We may now know exactly what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will look when come launch day thanks to a couple of massive leaks, one is a render from Twitter user @VenyaGeskin1 and second on Chinese social site Weibo. The first leak is a render of what the Galaxy S8 is expected to look like, while […]

Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018

Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018

Sony Corp plans to release five or more smartphone games around late March 2018, the Nikkei business daily said on Thursday. Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony’s video game development arm, is looking to develop smartphone games based on popular PlayStation titles, which will target Japan and other parts of Asia, the Nikkei added. The game titles […]

Samsung stops Note 7 production

Samsung stops Note 7 production

Smartphone giant Samsung has reportedly stopped production of its Note 7 phone amid claims that replacement devices are still at risk of catching fire. News agencies reported Samsung had temporarily halted production after talks with safety regulators. Samsung told the BBC it was “adjusting the production schedule to ensure quality and safety matters”. The company […]