A screenshot from a leaked promo video shows the V30 in all its glory. Droid Life Another shot from the promo video, this time of the front. Droid Life Another leaked front picture. Droid Life LG’s software, which has a floating icon bar now. LG The always on display. LG LG’s next flagship smartphone is […]

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Ron Amadeo A single threat actor has aggressively bombarded Android users with more than 4,000 spyware apps since February, and in at least three cases the actor snuck the apps into Google’s official Play Market, security researchers said Thursday. Soniac was one of the three apps that made its way into Google Play, according to a […]

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Enlarge/ Samsung’s chip manufacturing business goes way beyond Exynos. Samsung A report from Reuters says Samsung Electronics plans to “triple the market share” of its foundry business over the next five years. Samsung plans to “aggressively add new clients,” with E.S. Jung, head of the Samsung foundry division, telling Reuters, “We want to become a strong […]

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Enlarge/ Yahoogle. Google’s homepage has been a stark white page for basically ever, with little more than a search box and a few buttons to get users to a search results page as fast as possible. Yesterday, a report from The Guardian claimed this would be changing, and Google would be adding a “news feed” to “Google.com.” The Google app […]

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After several years of building systems that compete with, but aren’t quite, laptops, Microsoft has built a plain old laptop: the Surface Laptop. I think there’s a good chance that the Surface Laptop will become Microsoft’s best-selling piece of PC hardware. This is such a straightforward proposition: it’s a regular PC laptop. It has no trickery; […]

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Enlarge/ Intel-powered Tag Heuer smartwatch. Intel was once moving full-steam ahead into wearables, but that effort has apparently come to an end. Reports at the end of last year claimed the company was looking to step back from wearables, but Intel denied those rumors. Now a report from CNBC cites a source that claims Intel completely shut down […]

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Enlarge Gordon Plant We wrote on Monday that Microsoft was branding the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update as the “Autumn Creators Update” in countries such as the UK and India, where the season between summer and winter isn’t called “fall.” Microsoft was using this British English branding on its English-language sites where British English prevails […]

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Enlarge Bilal Farooqui The automation revolution, where most of our jobs are replaced by robots and we spend the rest of our days floating around on rubber rings sipping piña coladas, has hit a snag: a Knightscope K5 security bot appears to have fallen down some stairs and drowned itself in a water feature. The scene, […]

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The HTC U11 on a beach. HTC has been promising Amazon Alexa integration for its newest flagship, the U11, since before it hit the market. Two months after release, it has finally arrived. U11 customers can now download the HTC Alexa app to enable the feature. This isn’t the first Android phone with Alexa integration (that honor goes […]

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