A refresh of the Galaxy Grand Prime may be on the way, according to a filing with the US' FCC. The filing is specifically for a "Grand Prime," suggesting it will be a follow-up to the mid-range device that first appeared two years ago. A Geekbench listing is also available.
Some of the world's largest technology companies have joined forces to reduce public concerns associated with the development of advanced artificial intelligence. Facebook, Google/DeepMind, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM are now part of the Partnership on AI.
Daniel Traeger, a former Verizon Wireless technician in Alabama, has admitted to selling customer data for years. He stole and sold location/call data over a period of five years, and he now faces up to five years in prison or a $250,000 fine based on a federal hacking charge.
Google parent company Alphabet is working on a wearable health tracker that'll include a number of sensors and be relatively low-cost. The device comes from Verily Life Sciences, which has created "more than hundreds" of prototypes of the product, according to CTO Brian Otis.
The version of macOS Sierra that is currently in development (10.12.1) will reportedly prepare the operating system for hardware found on a new MacBook Pro model, suggesting the laptop will be introduced in late October. MacRumors reports the Sierra update is on a deadline.
Sales of the Xbox One increased significantly in the UK following the launch of the Slim model. Week-over-week data reveals a 989% increase in sales in connection with the launch, giving the console a 71% share of the hardware market during the week ending September 24
While the content of your iMessage conversations may be private, your list of contacts is not. According to The Intercept, Apple logs all of the phone numbers and IP addresses associated with your iMessage contacts as soon as you enter their number. That data is held for 30 days.
Ads will become a prominent part of the Apple App Store beginning October 5. The store is receiving "Search Ads" that will take up some of the top search results when you're browsing by keyword. The sponsored results come from a new offer for developers.
Spotify has been available for years in the United States, but it is just now rolling out in Japan, the second largest music market in the world. The music streaming service has signed deals with the country's top record labels and now an invite beta for the app is available.
The advertising around No Man's Sky has frequently been said to not match the game's content, resulting in anger from some buyers. Some players were displeased to the extent that they contacted the UK's Advertising Standards Authority, which has triggered an investigation.
Many recent flagship smartphones are offered in various memory configuration so users can choose which one to buy. To keep up with the competition, Meizu has now announced a new variant of its MX6 smartphone that only differs in the amount of RAM it packs.
LG's latest high-end V20 smartphone is rumoured to launch on October 21 in the United States, on the same day when Samsung will resume the Galaxy Note 7 sales. Before it reaches the US, the smartphone will launch in the company's home country of South Korea.
Although it has some great products, Xiaomi is still relatively small company. They have said multiple times that they want to take time with big investments, but it looks like some plans have changed. The company's CEO Lei Jun has announced some big new plans for the company.
GoPro has recently announced its first drone called Karma and became one of the biggest competition to DJI, a drone pioneer company. The biggest advantage of the GoPro Karma drone is ultra-portable design, so you don't have a problem taking it with you in a backpack.
Apple and Google are dominating the mobile market, but Samsung is slowly catching up with its Tizen platform. The platform still doesn't pose any threat to the Android or iOS, but if Samsung continues with big improvements, it is only a matter of day before becoming competitive.
Alongside TCL 950, the company today unveiled a new mid-range smartphone as well. Dubbed the TCL 580, the handset offers decent specifications at a great price of 1,399 Yuan, which is around $200. It will go on sale starting October 10 through Chinese online stores.
After several reports about problems with new, safe Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and the first serious incident, Samsung has now confirmed that they are investigating those reports. The new Galaxy Note 7 units reportedly also have problems with the battery.
Unfortunately another great smartphone company has fallen. Although rumours about closing the hardware division were circling weeks before, the company's earnings call has confirmed those rumours. BlackBerry will end all internal hardware development and outsource it to partners.
Only two days after Sony officially launched its latest Compact model in the United States, the company has now launched the same model in Europe. The Sony Xperia X Compact is already available in Europe through select distribution channels and online stores.
BlackBerry's upcoming high-end smartphone has once again leaked online in new, clearer renders. After most of its specifications got confirmed thanks to the accidental listing on the official website, we now know what exactly to expect from the BlackBerry DTEK60 handset.