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Wireless Qi Charging Coming to 50 UK McDonald’s Restaurants

A new deal between fast food chain McDonald’s and wireless charging solutions company Aircharge means that 50 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK will be offering free Qi (proncounced ‘Chee’) wireless charging. The Qi charging system allows…

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Samsung Reveals Tiny External 1TB SSD

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, Samsung launched a new external solid state hard drive called the T1. Weighing little more than an ounce, and with dimensions the size of a credit…

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Tizen OS Will Power Samsung’s Smart TVs This Year

Samsung Electronics announced that all of their Smart TVs in 2015 will run on a new platform built around the Tizen operating system. Tizen is a standardized open-source platform that enables flexibility with even more content…

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Android Device Profits Down 50%

Hardware carrying the Android operating system suffered its  “most significant ever” fall in profits over 2014, with sales down 50% from projections, according to analysts Chetan Sharma. This comes despite Samsung earning over $100 billion in…

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Samsung Launches Snapdragon 810 Powered Galaxy Note 4

Samsung has just launched a new Galaxy Note 4 variant, powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor, with most of the other internal components remaining unchanged. The previous Note 4 is powered by the Snapdragon 805 processor,…

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Samsung Adds Milk VR to the App Line Up for the Gear VR Headset

Samsung hasn’t got much on the Gear VR headset right now, which is why the company has just added its Milk VR service to the Oculus-powered VR head-mounted display. Milk VR will be delivering a regular…

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LG’s Executive Might Not Be Allowed to Fly to CES

You might remember the incident around the time of IFA 2014 where several LG employees were accused of purposely damaging competitions washing machines in Berlin’s retail stores, one of them Jo Seong-jun, the head of LG’s…

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Xiaomi Arch Rumoured to be World’s First Dual Curved Edge Phone

Xiaomi, not to be outdone by Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge, which boasts a curved edge to the right of its screen, could be releasing a new handset with a curved screen on both edges. An image…

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New Samsung App Aims to Help Autistic Children With Social Interaction

Samsung has developed an app to help children with autism to improve their social interaction. People with the neurodevelopmental disorder autism struggle to engage socially as they have trouble with eye contact and reading verbal and…

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This is the First Samsung Galaxy S6 Prototype… in Fluorescent Yellow

The first prototype of the purported Galaxy S6 has been spotted, snapped by an iPhone 5C by the looks of the reflection in the shot above. The first thing you’ll notice, is the super in-your-face fluorescent…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Protective Shell Features 10,000mAh Battery

While the Galaxy Note 4 may already have an impressive battery life, there’s always the need for more… and sometimes, much more. This is where the new Zerolemon branded protective shell for Samsung’s impressive Note 4…

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Falling Sales Leads to Closure of London Samsung Store

Amid falling smartphone sales, Samsung has decided to close its flagship store in London. The Samsung Experience Store at Westfield Stratford City has closed for good. Samsung’s Experience Stores were positioned as the first place to get…

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Samsung Has Started Mass Producing 8 Gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM

Samsung announced that they have started the mass production of the industries first 8 gigabit Low Power Double Data Rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on 20nm process technology. The new memory is faster than most…

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Samsung Preparing Galaxy J1, Low-End Handset with 64-Bit CPU, LTE

Samsung is preparing a new handset, known as the Galaxy J1 as its first real threatening budget smartphone. After the Galaxy A and Galaxy E series of smartphones, the South Korean giant is reportedly working on…

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Samsung Teases Its 34-inch Super-Wide 21:9 3440×1440 LCD

Samsung is showing off its beautiful new 34-inch 3440×1440 LCD, which features a beautiful super-wide 21:9 aspect ratio. The South Korean giant teases that this curved monitor features a “3D-like” effect that draws you into the…

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Xiaomi Now in Top Five Global Smartphone Manufacturers

Xiaomi is now the fourth most successful smartphone manufacturer in the world, according to researchers at Gartner. During the third quarter of 2014, Xiaomi sold 18.8 million handsets. Over the same period in 2013, it only…

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Apple’s First A9 Chips Roll off the Production Line – in the US?

The Korean Electronic Times reports that Apple’s first A9 chips have rolled off the production line – in the United States. Apparently Samsung is producing the chips (although the Korean Electronic Times often likes to say that regardless of reality).…

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Receives its Lollipop Update

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition owners might want to get excited, as it seems the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is currently rolling out to all S4 GPE smartphones. This is some big news, as it…

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Battery Startup Given $17 Million Boost, Lead by Samsung

Battery startup Seeo, of Hayward, California, has secured a $17 million Series E investment in the latest round of funding, lead by Samsung Ventures, and featuring contributions from existing investors Khosla Ventures and GSR Ventures. Seeo…

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FIDO, the Google-Backed Password Killer

Back in October, Google revealed a new USB key log-in system. The key, carrying a data fingerprint specific to the user, only replaced the standard authentication code, as part of Google’s two-step authentication, but it marks…

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Samsung Announces 850 EVO SSD Featuring 3-bit V-NAND

Samsung is finally launching the 850 EVO SSD, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive lineup for consumers. Based on Samsung’s 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the 850 EVO SSD should provide a…

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Smartphone Theft in London Still Frustrating Police, But Slow Progress Being Made

Metropolitan areas in the United States and United Kingdom have struggled to crack down on theft related to smartphones, leading to an increase in theft, robbery, and potential violent incidents. Most of the problems occur from…

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Woman Claims Her Samsung Galaxy Phone Exploded in Flames

  A Canadian woman insists that her bedroom was set on fire by an exploding smartphone. Hope Casserly, a computer science student at the University of Guelph, claims her year-old Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 combusted while she…

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Samsung VR Headset Available for $199

As of Monday, Samsung’s virtual reality headset, the Gear VR, is available in the US through AT&T and the Samsung website for $199. The headset works by using the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (if you have…

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A Modern SSD Could Last a Thousand Years of Use

Tests run by computing website The Tech Report have shown that a modern Solid State Drive (SSD) could conceivably handle one thousand years’ worth of use. Staff from the site forced six SSD drives to repeatedly…

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Samsung Bundles Far Cry 4 with Evo 840 for Limited Time

Samsung has partnered with Ubisoft to give away some freebies for a while. Starting on Black Friday and while supply lasts, people who buy a Samsung 840 EVO solid state drive will be provided with a free…

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Tablets in Trouble Again – iPad Shipments Decline Further

The world isn’t as interested in tablets as we once were and not even Apple is able to stay perched on top a cloud of fan-boys and drones. Shipments of tablets worldwide will increase by only…