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Samsung Galaxy S8 may offer up to 256GB of storage


People are relying more on their smartphones every year and as a result, for many, storage needs have also increased quite a bit, which has led to 8GB and 16GB phones becoming a thing of the past, with most companies now focussing on offering 32GB, 64GB or 128GB. However, we …

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Samsung assures customers that Galaxy S7’s won’t explode


Samsung has had a difficult time of things the past couple of months. Despite a much publicised recall, the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone it released just kept overheating and exploding. Ultimately it had to scrap the entire launch and call in millions of handsets, costing it billions. Looking to rebound …

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HTC partners with Usain for the ‘Bolt’ smartphone


HTC’s smartphone business hasn’t been going too well in recent years. Its flagship devices have failed to find the strong market they needed to be a life-saver for the company, though it has found some success in 2016 with its VR ventures. However this doesn’t mean it’s giving up on phones. …

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Ireland to appeal EU’s €13 billion tax ruling against Apple


There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Apple and its tax payment strategy in Europe, which involves routeing money through Ireland for lower tax rates. Back in August, the European Commission ended its three-year investigation into the case, concluding that Apple should still owe around 13 billion euros in …

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Samsung Galaxy S8 likely delayed, will feature Viv AI


While things started off strong this year for Samsung with the early release of the Galaxy S7, it looks like problems with the Note 7 may have set back the company’s plans for the Galaxy S8 in 2017. For several years now, Samsung has used the Mobile World Congress (MWC) …

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Apple’s new MacBook Pro adds Touch Bar and super fast storage


Apple’s MacBook event kicked off today and just as previous leaks and rumours predicted, the laptop has gone through a pretty major refresh. In a move that is fairly typical of Apple, the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros are thinner and lighter than their predecessors’ but some big features …

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Apple delays launch of Airpods to make them ready


Although Apple’s wireless earbuds, the Airpods, are still slated for release next week, Apple has given a statement suggesting it won’t be able to meet that date. It wasn’t happy to disclose a revised release date, but it said that it needed just a little while longer to work on the …

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Team Group now makes iPhone screen protectors and cables


Team Group is most well known as a memory manufacturer, but there’s nothing to say you can’t dip your toes into different tech fields now and again. With that in mind, Team Group has announced new, dual-coloured Lightning Cables and a new screen protector for iPhone 7s. Built using Japanese …

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LG is also abandoning its modular smartphone design


It looks like smartphone makers are slowly giving up on the modular phone concept. Earlier this year, Google officially canned Project Ara, and now LG is also said to be abandoning its own modular phone idea after just one attempt with the LG G5. The LG G5 did initially launch …

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Would you buy a Kodak smartphone aimed at photo fans?


When it comes to smartphone manufacturing, Kodak isn’t a name that is likely to pop into your head, but perhaps it should. The long-time photo company has launched a new flagship device in partnership with niche smartphone maker Bullitt, called the Ektra. Aimed at budding smartphone photographers, it features a …

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Apple’s next Mac event apparently has a date


The rumour mill has consistently been churning out new information on Apple’s next batch of MacBooks for a few months now and while we have yet to hear anything official, it looks like Apple has set its next event date. According to sources this week, Apple will be unveiling its …

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