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  • Apple to discontinue iPod nano and shuffle

    July 28, 2017 7:09 AM 33

    They were the company's last two music players without the ability to run streaming service Apple Music and hadn't been upgraded for ages. The move is part what's been described as a "simplification" of the iPod range to leave just the Touch model. That product, which is like a slimmed down iPhone but without the ability to be used as a phone, has been updated

  • Google promises 11 Daydream-ready phones by end of 2017

    July 27, 2017 3:48 PM 39

    Straight from Google CEO Sundar Pichai himself, there will supposedly be 11 Google Daydream-compatible smartphones available by the end of 2017. Next up, the recently announced Moto Z2 Force meets the qualifications with its AMOLED display and powerful embedded processor, the Snapdragon 835. While it hasn’t been confirmed to support it, we’re confident

  • Alphabet Shows AI Is Increasingly Important in Latest Earnings

    July 27, 2017 1:36 PM 29

    Alphabet reported its second quarter earnings earlier this week, and as usual, the numbers were great. And beat Wall Street’s expectations. But diving into Alphabet’s numbers for the quarter, it’s easy to see how AI is important to Alphabet and how it is also getting a bigger role in Alphabet’s revenue. If you take a look at Alphabet’s “Other Bets”, you’ll

  • Galaxy Note 8 specs, release date and price: 'Extreme Edition' tipped with 6GB RAM, 256GB storage

    July 27, 2017 12:33 PM 40

    But it probably isn't coming to the UK IT'S FAIR TO SAY that last year's Galaxy Note 7 was a disaster. Following reports that the handset had been setting on fire and burning arses, Samsung was forced to issue a recall, which later resulted in the handset being binned altogether. We've rounded up everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 so far and will update

  • Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar

    July 26, 2017 11:45 PM 28

    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc reported steady and steep quarterly revenue growth on Wednesday, as the world's largest social network attracted more advertising dollars to its mobile empire, sending its shares to an all-time high. Facebook, which surpassed 2 billion active monthly users recently, owns four of the most popular smartphone apps on the planet

  • Windows 10’s latest preview links an Android phone to a PC

    July 26, 2017 5:26 PM 104

    Microsoft first revealed its plans to bring Android and iPhone phones closer to Windows 10 earlier this year, and now the company is letting public testers play with the new features. In a new Windows 10 preview (build 16251) released today, Android users will be able to test a new “Microsoft Apps” application that links a phone to a PC. Microsoft hasn’t

  • Nokia 2 Spotted on Geekbench, Tipped to Come With Snapdragon 210 SoC

    July 25, 2017 1:52 PM 44

    HMD Global has launched a series of smartphones this year, with the most budget in its smartphone range being the Nokia 3. However, the Finnish company’s entry-level Nokia 2 has been spotted on several occasions, and now it makes an appearance on Geekbench as well. According to the Geekbench listing, the Nokia 2, codenamed Unknown Heart, is expected

  • 5 free replacements for Microsoft Paint

    July 24, 2017 8:30 PM 39

    No more Paint in Microsoft Windows? No problem: These free tools offer more features anyway. Of course, this has yet to be officially confirmed by Microsoft, and there's always the possibility you'll be able to download the program separately. If not, no worries: There are plenty of free alternatives to Paint, and most of them offer a lot more features

  • JioPhone is free but here is how much you will pay for using it for 3 years

    July 24, 2017 11:09 AM 41

    September 1, 2016 and July 21, 2017: these two dates changed the Indian telecom market. These are the dates when Reliance Jio through its two major announcements declared a great war on its rivals. First came the "free" network, which was the Jio 4G. It was literally free for almost six months and even after that it offers data at very low price. Now there

  • Alexa arrives on HTC U11 handsets in the UK

    July 24, 2017 11:02 AM 34

    Good news for those who'd like to squeeze Amazon's AI assistant THE HTC U11 has become the first smartphone in the UK to receive Alexa support, which means users can ditch Google Assistant in favour of Amazon's virtual offering. HTC announced on Monday that Alexa is now available on U11 handsets in the UK, just days after it debuted in the US. Once Alexa