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Samsung could launch the Galaxy S7 earlier than expected

It looks like Samsung might be preparing to launch the Galaxy S7 a little earlier than expected as a Chinese network provider has leaked images of an internal presentation, revealing slides for the Galaxy S7’s release. According to the slides, we can expect the Galaxy S7 to be revealed in …

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Apple agrees to pay out in Italy tax office deal

It seems that Apple and the Italian Tax Office have managed to come to a settlement agreement following a tax fraud investigation. Between 2008 and 2013, the Italian tax office believed that Apple owed around €880 million in corporation tax through its Italian subsidiary ‘Apple Italia’, but the company had …

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 to launch in two sizes

If the last year or two have taught us anything about the way Samsung operates, it’s that we can expect a new flagship device announcement around March or April, so we can expect plenty of leaks and insider information to surface for the next few months, one of the first …

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Nvidia launches Android Marshmallow update for Shield tablet

Following last month’s re-launch of the Nvidia Shield tablet, the company has begun to update its gamer-centric tablet to the latest version of Android, making it one of the first tablets around to support Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This is good news for owners of the tablet, as Nvidia is still …

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PC options for last minute Christmas delivery

For those of you who’ve bought (or are thinking of acquiring) new games and don’t have the GPU/CPU horsepower necessary, Christmas provides the perfect excuse to go and buy the rig you deserve. After a long hard year of grafting to cover bills and essential living expenses, surely December should include …

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Apple may start making its own smartphone chips

Right now, Apple designs all of its processors for its iOS devices, though the manufacturing and fabrication is outsourced to other companies, like Samsung or TSMC. However, that could change in the future as Apple just purchased what used to be a semiconductor manufacturing plant. The building measures in at …

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Google is bringing split-screen to Android tablets

Google has gone ahead and dropped a little bit of information about future Android features along with next year’s Android update, currently known as Android N. While some apps and smartphone makers, have experimented with split-screen multitasking functionality in Android, Google is going to officially implement it as a feature …

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Apple’s TV service was suspended due to clashing networks

This week, reports began circulating, claiming that Apple has officially suspended its Internet TV service, though we didn’t have many details at the time. Now, some more information has come to light as just as you would expect, Apple was unable to get networks to agree on pricing, or channel …

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Apple is reportedly putting its TV service plans on hold

Over the last year, plenty of rumours surrounding Apple’s own live-streamed internet TV service have made the rounds, with a few TV networks also confirming that they were in talks with Apple about being on the service. However, it looks like negotiations have been taking too long and Apple is …

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The Razer Blade gaming laptop is now available Europe

Razer has become quite well known for its Blade gaming laptop over the years, which has garnered plenty of critical praise with each new generation. After several years on the US market, Razer is finally ready to expand things further to Europe. The Razer Blade gaming laptop is finally available to …

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Google has quietly stopped selling the Nexus 6

Google has chosen to quietly discontinue the Motorola Nexus 6, which launched at the end of 2014 but failed to really live up to expectations both in terms of sales and acclaim. From this point forward, Google’s first oversized Nexus won’t be available to buy directly through the Play Store, …

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Apple may have been forced in to iPhone battery case design

Earlier this week, Apple officially revealed its first official battery extending case for the iPhone 6, though its odd, bulging design has raised some questions. However, it turns out that Apple may not have had much choice when it comes to the case design, as most of the better designs …

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iPhone 6C and Apple Watch 2 rumoured to launch in March

We’ve recently been hearing rumours surrounding the return of the 4-inch iPhone, along with Apple’s next generation smartwatch. Today, reports surfaced suggesting that Apple will in-fact launch an iPhone 6C and Apple Watch 2 next year, as early as March. This would mean that Apple will have a fourth annual …

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Samsung has agreed to settle with Apple in patent lawsuit

The Apple VS Samsung lawsuit saga has dragged on for years but now it seems that the Korean device maker has finally given in and agreed to pay Apple $548 million over patent violations with several of its older smartphones. Apple opened up this lawsuit originally around five years ago …

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Samsung may use heatpipes to cool Galaxy S7

It is getting to the point where smartphone chips are getting so powerful, that they simply can’t stay as cool as they used to at all times. Qualcomm knows this issue all too well, with wide reports of the Snapdragon 810 suffering from heating issues over the past year. However, …

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Leaked screenshot shows Galaxy S6 TouchWiz redesign

Samsung is currently working on getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow up and running for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, though users of this year’s flagship device may find more in store with this update. Samsung has apparently given its Android skin, Touchwiz, a bit of a redesign for the …

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The iPhone 6C will resemble an upgraded iPhone 5s

Apple is currently preparing to launch the iPhone 6C at some point in 2016. We’ve already heard a few details and rumours, including one prominent iTunes leak but now it looks like things are starting to take shape, as new reports claim the iPhone 6C will ditch plastic in favour …

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HTC One M8 to get Android Marshmallow update

HTC has announced that it is bringing Google’s latest version of Android to the HTC One M8. The M8 launched back in 2014 and went on to be a pretty popular device, having followed on from the HTC One M7. While the latter may not be getting the latest Android …

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Google may bring back Nexus 7 in 2016

Last year, Google tried to change the way it approached the Nexus line-up, ditching the Nexus 7 in favour of a Nexus 9, built to compete with the iPad Mini. It also switched from the Nexus 5 to the Nexus 6- neither decision turned out to be all that popular, …

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Apple may announce new Macbook Air at WWDC

We are quite a few months away from Apple’s next big event, known as the Worldwide Developer Conference, which takes place in June. However, we are already hearing some rumours surrounding Apple’s plans, which may include a new line of Macbook Air laptops. The Air has been a big part …

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