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ASUS debuts ZenBook UX430 and UX530 slimline laptops

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ASUS has debuted a new pair of laptops with ultra-thin bezels, with large displays and powerful internal hardware. The Zenbooks come packing i7 processors, half terabyte SSDs and as little additional plastic as possible, making them ultra-portable, but with the performance to make them functional too. The ZenBook UX430 has …

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Samsung appears to be leaking the Galaxy S8

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Last week, we heard a little bit about Samsung’s lofty sales expectations for the Galaxy S8 this year, hoping to sell more than 60 million units, the highest of any Galaxy flagship in several years. Now, it looks like the company is keen to give us an early peek at …

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Microsoft is experimenting with foldable phone/tablet hybrids

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It looks like Samsung and LG aren’t the only ones working on flexible display technology as it appears that Microsoft has also been experimenting with new designs. This week, a new patent from Microsoft was discovered, detailing what appears to be a Surface device with a foldable display, allowing you …

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Apple accused of App Store price-fixing in new lawsuit

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Apple is once again heading to court. However, the company won’t be arguing over patents for a change, instead Apple will need to fight off allegations of price-fixing in the iOS App Store as part of a new anti-trust lawsuit. This isn’t the first time Apple has been brought up …

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Consumer Reports now recommends the MacBook Pro after bug fix

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Update: Consumer Reports has finished re-evaluating Apple’s latest MacBook Pro, changing its verdict to recommend the laptop. Initially, the laptop received a poor review due to battery issues that only really kicked in under specific circumstances. However, after Apple pointed out the ‘obscure bug’ and patched it out, the magazine …

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HTC follows Apple’s lead and ditches the headphone jack

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Apple received a lot of criticism when it first abandoned the traditional headphone jack last year but unfortunately, it looks like the trend has now been set in motion. Not only are there reports that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 may abandon the feature but this week HTC announced the HTC …

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Apple said to take on Netflix with its own TV Series

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Apple may have hit a wall with its TV streaming service but it looks like the company is now looking to get serious about creating its own original content instead by adopting the Netflix model. According to sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the company is currently warming up to the …

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Samsung has recovered 96% of Galaxy Note 7s in US

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Samsung has been making an effort to recall Galaxy Note 7 units for several months now but despite bans on planes and repeated press, there were those that continued to hang on to their potentially dangerous devices. This caused Samsung to begin forcing updates on remaining Note 7s, cutting off …

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Apple boots ‘Find my AirPods’ app from iOS 

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Apple’s AirPods have been heavily criticised since their initial unveiling and for good reason, for starters, they don’t always stay in your ears and if they do end up falling out, there is no easy way to relocate them. One developer aimed to fix that, releasing an app called ‘Finder …

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Apple’s App Store generated $30 billion in 2016

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Apple’s App Store is one of the biggest sources of revenue for a lot of developers. Billions of dollars are spent through iOS each year and the number only ever seems to keep climbing higher. This week, it was revealed that App Store revenue received a 40 percent boost in …

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CES 2017: ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom has a 5,000 mAh battery

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ASUS has announced a lot of new hardware at this year’s CES, but along with laptops and motherboards, it’s also been showing off a couple of new smartphone designs. The ZenFone AR is aimed at Google Daydream virtual reality and augmented reality scenarios, but the ZenFone 3 Zoom is perhaps …

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Nvidia launches GTX 1050 and GTX 1050Ti for laptops

Back in November, Nvidia launched the desktop version of the GTX 1050Ti and GTX 1050, bringing the Pascal architecture to budget-minded desktop gamers. However, there are those out there that require or prefer the portability of a laptop, so this week, Nvidia has launched the GTX 1050Ti and GTX 1050 …

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Data-free music streaming breaches law, rules Dutch regulator

Offering a music streaming service to consumers which doesn’t use up their data package, has been ruled as a violation of net-neutrality laws, by a Dutch regulatory body. It claims that the service offered by T-Mobile in The Netherlands, is anti-competitive and must be stopped immediately. The Dutch Consumer and …

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It will cost you $69 to replace a lost AirPod

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Apple’s AirPods were delayed by almost two months but on the 19th of December, they will finally go on sale. However, there were still some unanswered questions. Given that these headphones are wireless, it will be easier to lose one, so how much will it cost to replace a lost …

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