According to Samsung Singapore, a 'Blue Coral' color option for Samsung's flagship Galaxy S7 Edge big-screen smartphone will be launched by the company next month. The disclosure implies that Samsung is apparently moving on from its Galaxy Note 7 debacle.
The Galaxy S7 Edge handset -- for which Samsung will soon be launching a 'Blue Coral' color option -- is one of the two variants of Samsung's current flagship handset; the other one being its smaller counterpart, the Galaxy S7.
In a Wednesday announcement, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk revealed that all new Tesla vehicles will be equipped with self-driving hardware, so as to eventually make the vehicles fully autonomous.
According to the details shared by Musk, all the new vehicles manufactured by Tesla will be retrofitted with radar, eight cameras, and 12 ultrasonars, as well as a supercomputer which has the capability to process data 40-fold faster than before.
On Wednesday, Google rolled out the Android 7.1.1 'Nougat' Developer Preview files for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P handset, and the Pixel C tablet.
The release of the developer preview build of Android 7.1.1 by Google is an apparent indication of the fact that the Google Nexus devices are getting Android 7.1 concurrently with Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL handsets. The new devices, with Android 7.1, are scheduled to arrive in Verizon stores probably on Thursday, October 20.
Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has intensified its efforts to recall all the units of its ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 handset.
In a recent announcement, Samsung has revealed that special booths are being installed by the company inside airports in the US, Australia, and South Korea, to enable the users of the potentially-explosive Galaxy Note 7 handsets to submit their devices and get them exchanged with other handsets.
Samsung's new Gear S3 smartwatch is now available for pre-order from the Best Buy Canada website. The smartwatch was introduced by Samsung during the IFA 2016 event, and was expected to become available for purchase in early November.
With the pre-orders of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch not having been opened by any retailers thus far, the Best Buy Canada website has now listed the smartwatch for pre-order, with the availability of the device listed for November 18.
South Korean device maker Samsung is expected to launch a 'premium' Chromebook device soon. The forthcoming high-end Chromebook from Samsung is called 'Chromebook Pro.' The device was previously codenamed as Kevin.
Rumors about Samsung developing an upscale Chromebook have been making rounds for the past few months, though the apparently upcoming launch of the Chromebook Pro device has not been officially confirmed by the company as yet.
With Sony having officially launched its new virtual-reality (VR) headset this week, PlayStation executive Jim Ryan has projected that the company will sell "hundreds of thousands" of units of the headset at launch.
At a press conference held in San Francisco on Thursday, Amazon's AWS division and VMware announced a new cloud partnership, under which VMware's software-defined data center software will be brought to AWS.
The service resulting from the AWS-VMware partnership will be called 'VMware Cloud on AWS.' It will be operated and supported by VMware, and will run on purpose-built hardware in AWS's data centers. As of now, the 'VMware Cloud on AWS' service is in technical preview.
In a recent announcement, HP has revealed that it is releasing a major update of its entire Envy product line-up of premium laptops.
According to the announcement, the Envy line of products which has been updated by HP include the company's oldest Envy system -- the Spectre x360 -- as well as Envy 13 and Envy 27 all-in-one.
As a result of the updates, the Spectre x360 and the Envy 13 will boast some notable cosmetic refreshes and an extended battery life, while the Envy 27 all-in-one will boast an overhauled deign and the latest Intel processors.
In a recent announcement, Dropbox has revealed that it is rolling out some groundbreaking new features to its iOS app.
The new features being rolled out to the Dropbox iOS app basically take advantage of some of the new iOS 10 features; and will unfold a Dropbox experience which will facilitate the company's customers to Get Things Done. As such, the new features will apparently help Dropbox to continue to have a foothold within bigger companies.
On Monday, South Korean device maker Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning to the owners of the battery-issues-plagued Galaxy Note 7 to power down their handsets.
The warning to power down Galaxy Note 7 handsets comes for all the users of the handset, irrespective of whether their devices are the original Note 7 units or the supposedly safe replacement units.
In an announcement made via a blog post released on Sunday, tech biggie Google said that it has rolled out a new open-source font called 'Noto.'
The new font has been named 'Noto' literally for "no more tofu." Noto is essentially a single typeface family which covers more than 800 languages and 100 writing scripts, and ensures a "harmonious look and feel" for all supported languages.
In a Friday announcement, social network Facebook said that it is launching a new standalone app --- the 'Events from Facebook' discovery and calendar app.
The new 'Events' app harnesses some capabilities of Facebook's Events feature, to give users the ability to browse and search for ongoing events. Moreover, since the app is also capable of pulling calendars from the users' phones, all the plans of the users show up in one place; thereby enabling the users to know when they are free.
At a somewhat low-key event held recently in Manhattan, Sony announced its new A6500 camera which marks an upgrade to the company's A6300 prosumer mirrorless camera launched in March this year.
On Wednesday, BuzzFeed was hit by a hacking attack carried out by OurMine group of hackers. The hack apparently came in retaliation to a Tuesday-published BuzzFeed story which claimed to expose one of the members of the secretive hacking group.
The story specifically underscored BuzzFeed's claims that that one of the members of the OurMine hacking group had been identified as a Saudi Arabia teenager named Ahmad Makki. OurMine hackers, however, rebuffed the claims and said in a statement that Makki was "just a fan" of their hacking.
During the course of the Google Pixel launch event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Google announced a new 4K version of its hugely popular Chromecast streaming dongle. The new version of Chromecast is called 'Chromecast Ultra.'
In announcing the new Chromecast Ultra streaming device, Google also disclosed its pricing and availability details. The device will become available for purchase in 15 countries across the world in November; and will be priced at $69 in the US.
In a Monday report, Reuters has revealed that the European Commission (EC) has granted another extension to US tech giant for filing its response to charges related to the misuse of the dominance of its Android mobile platform.
According to the antitrust charges, Google has been trying to shut out competition in Europe by misusing its dominant hold of its popular Android mobile operating system. The company has allegedly been promoting its own products and services over those offered by its rivals.
Sony newest flagship handset, the Xperia XZ, has officially been launched in the US market. The handset is now available for purchase from Amazon, unlocked and contract-free.
The Xperia XZ is Sony's latest flagship handset which was introduced by the company at the IFA event in September. The high-end handset was unveiled along with its smaller counterpart, the Xperia X Compact, which is already available from Amazon.
In a Friday announcement, Amazon-owned live streaming site Twitch said that it is launching a new premium subscription service called Twitch Prime. The service was first announced by Twitch CEO Emmett Shear at Twitch's community convention held in San Diego this year.
On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that NXP Semiconductors NV is exploring the possibility of its sale to Qualcomm Inc.
According to the report, based on the information shared by two unidentified sources, NXP Semiconductors and Qualcomm are reportedly in 'early stage' talks about a potential acquisition deal, which could likely be completed in the next 2-3 months.