Samsung isn't the only major smartphone company working on a flexible phone. LG is reportedly creating its own handset with a flexible display and it could appear on the market as early as 2017. Some reports claim LG is already setting up a factory for the displays.
Apple's electric vehicle from its Project Titan program has reportedly been delayed, with the car likely to ship in 2021 rather than 2020. The Information reports computing power limitations and recent changes in leadership pushed the car's anticipated availability date back.
A solar-powered internet delivery drone from Facebook completed its first test flight in Arizona last month, Facebook has revealed. The Aquila drone was tested at a low-altitude and the trial run was so successful, it ended up running for 90 minutes rather than 30.
Law enforcement in Michigan have requested the creation of a 3D-printed mold of a murder victim's finger to unlock their iPhone. The police asked Anil Jain, a computer science professor at Michigan State University, to build the mold. Jain's team produced ten plastic fingers.
Infinity Ward premiered a new trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare during Comic-Con this week and it includes 12 minutes of gameplay from the campaign. The footage is from the Black Sky piece that takes place early in Infinite Warfare. The sequence occurs in Geneva.
Verizon's plan to end an unlimited user's service if they are using "extraordinary" amounts of data was reported earlier this week, but we didn't know how much data Verizon considered "extraordinary." Now, Ars Technica has confirmed the limit is 100 GB.
Spotify is using its data on people's music listening to improve the platform for advertisers. The service says it has opened up its ad platform so that businesses can target users in all 59 markets based on age, gender, music genre, and playlist content.
WikiLeaks has jumped on the #FreeMilo train to protest Twitter's allegedly biased banning of users like Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative journalist. In tweeting at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, WikiLeaks made a number of complaints and then said it would build an alternative site.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden has designed a modified iPhone that can protect you from monitoring and warn of surveillance. It is attached to your phone's SIM card slot to monitor its wireless activity. It'll let you know when your phone is transmitting despite being off.
The final VCR maker in the world, Funai, is ending production later this month. Due to the regularly declining VCR market and the difficulty in sourcing components, Funai does not believe it is worth producing them. The company's VCRs were sold in the US under the Sanyo brand.
Reading digital comics will now be a lot easier with the addition of Bubble Zoom to Google Play Books. The feature, which was introduced at Comic-Con, finds and boosts the size of speech bubbles as you read. You no longer have to pinch and zoom like you would in other apps.
Watching non-VR movies and playing non-VR games inside a virtual reality environment is possible using PlayStation VR's cinema mode, which can place you in front of a 226-inch display. For people who really love big screens, this mode gives you a very large display.
Live and past broadcasts on Twitter's Periscope can now be embedded elsewhere on the web by embedding a tweet that contains one. Using this method, the Periscope content will appear just like any other video file. Periscope is facing growing competition from Facebook.
Google Maps is already a solid navigation/mapping option and for the information it has yet to accurately include, Google is turning towards crowdsourcing. New tools in Maps make it easier for users to contribute and confirm data. You can suggest businesses be added.
The smartwatch market took a big hit in the second quarter of this year, reports IDC. During Q2 2016, shipments fell by 32%, going from 5.1 million in 2015 to just 3.5 million during the last quarter. IDC connected the decline entirely to there not being a new Apple Watch.
Samsung's purchase of a share of BYD, an electric car company based in China, was reported earlier this month and now we know how much Samsung is spending. Reuters reports the company has invested $450 million in BYD, which will be used for battery production.
Weeks after first launching in other regions, Pokemon Go has reached Japan. A release in the country was reportedly scheduled for July 20, but it was further delayed. Earlier delays were connected to server issues, which also blocked the game's release in a number of countries.
Nowadays smartphones are powerful enough to be used as a computer, but the biggest barrier is the software, which isn't up for the task. Microsoft is trying something with the Continuum, which only allows Windows 10 Mobile phones to connect to the computer.
Just like Samsung launched Galaxy S7 special edition for the upcoming Olympic Games, Apple has also something to offer. When the games start next month, Apple will be selling unique, limited edition Watch bands at the Apple Store at VillageMall in Barra da Tijuca.
One of the upcoming mid-range BlackBerry smartphones codenamed Hamburg has been spotted at the FCC, indicating that it could be released in the US very soon. The interesting thing about the listing is it confirms recent rumours that BlackBerry could partnership with TCL.