Former Samsung CEO appointed as President of Nokia Technologies in the US

Former Samsung CEO appointed as President of Nokia Technologies in the US

Nokia announces its newest hire: Gregory Lee, (now) former CEO of Samsung Electronics North America. After being 13 years with Samsung, where he most recently led all of Samsungs businesses in North America along with its vast portfolio of mobile and consumer electronics. Nokia has appointed Lee as the head of its US executives team, where Lee will lead Nokias efforts in consumer products and further push the companys presence in

Rumored LG G6 Mini to actually be sold as the LG Q6

Rumored LG G6 Mini to actually be sold as the LG Q6

Back in April a report surfaced claiming that LG was working on a G6 Mini smartphone, though it did stress that wasn’t a confirmed name. Today famous leakster Evan Blass (a.k.a. @evleaks) has revealed this handset’s actual commercial moniker. It will allegedly be called LG Q6 when it launches. Its model number is M700, and it’s already hit the FCC certification process. The Q6 will come with a 5.4-inch 18:9 touchscreen, which is smaller

HTC U11 was Antutu’s best performing smartphone of May 2017

HTC U11 was Antutu’s best performing smartphone of May 2017

Antutus top ten best-performing smartphones of May take the average benchmark scores of all the tests run on Antutus benchmarking app during the entire month of May. This is the first month since the iPhone 7 Plus release that Apples fastest iOS device is no longer the fastest smartphone in the world. The HTC U11 has surpassed the iPhone 7 Plus in Antutus overall performance benchmark. With an average score of 180,079, the U11 is

Galaxy Note FE’s July 7 launch date confirmed by Korean carrier

Galaxy Note FE’s July 7 launch date confirmed by Korean carrier

The refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note7 turned Galaxy Note FE is indeed set for a July 7 launch, just like previously reported. The confirmation came from a post by Korean carrier LG Uplus (part of LG Corporation) on Facebook, which has since been taken down. We did manage to save the picture, which, aside from the July 7 date, states there are limited quantities of the device. The post also detailed that the Note FE will be on pre-order

Sony’s music recognition app TrackID shutting down in mid-September

Sony’s music recognition app TrackID shutting down in mid-September

TrackID has been a staple of Sony phones well, Sony Ericsson at the time since 2005 but it will not carry on into 2018. In a surprise move, the company has decided to shut down the music recognition service on September 15. With the app, your TrackID history will be lost too. And it sounds like the Backup option will not save it Sony offers no solution to transfer the list of recognized tracks youve accumulated to another app.

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is just days away

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is just days away

There’s been talk for a while that Samsung would sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets, and a recent rumor that the phone would launch on July 7 has turned out to be true, with Samsung officially confirming the Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition will launch then. The phone has essentially the same design as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, but with the new name plastered across the back, and it’s apparently built using “unused” parts.

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

It has been a while since Samsung released a mini flagship and those older S minis were flagships in name only. Now unsubstantiated rumors suggest that a Galaxy S8 mini is in the works and will debut in South Korea at some point in the future. The mini will allegedly have a 5.3 screen but will have the feel of a 4.7 screen due to the extra wide aspect ratio (18.5:9).   Suggested specs for the S8 mini include

Huge success of Ryzen CPUs puts AMD back in the game against Intel

Huge success of Ryzen CPUs puts AMD back in the game against Intel

We finally have a good measure of exactly how Ryzen processors have boosted AMD’s share of the desktop CPU market, and the new hardware has made quite an impression by snaffling over 10% of processor territory back from Intel. The latest figures from PassMark for the second quarter of this year show that AMD has gained 10.4%, moving up from a market share of 20.6% the previous quarter, to reach 31% – with Intel dropping to 69%

Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer, release date, news and features

Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer, release date, news and features

Update: In a recent interview with Game Informer, Assassin’s Creed Origins director Ashraf Ismail has discussed the scale of the game’s world and teased fans about the game’s modern day storyline. Read on to find out more! Original article continues below… Assassin’s Creed has become a familiar gaming franchise, with a new mainline installment appearing just about every year since Assassin’s Creed

KGI’s 10 iPhone predictions: slimmest bezels ever on the OLED model 

KGI’s 10 iPhone predictions: slimmest bezels ever on the OLED model 

  Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI delivered his 10 predictions for the upcoming iPhones, adding to what he has speculated on in the past. For starters, there will be three iPhones: the usual 4.7 and 5.5 models with LCD panels (7s and 7s Plus) along with the OLED-packing iPhone 8. The latter will be a good deal more advanced than the 7s duo and will go completely bezel-less thanks to the earpiece that cuts into the OLED panel and the virtual Home button, Apple will stretch the 5.8 display to the very edge the highest screen-to-body ratio of any phone in…

You can save a packet with up to £490 off Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4

You can save a packet with up to £490 off Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4

In the wake of the new Surface Pro coming out, Microsoft is continuing to offer some big discounts on its Surface Pro 4 hybrid in the UK, with some truly tempting deals – plus there’s a good chunk lopped off one of its Surface Book models, too. Major discounts run through the entire Surface Pro 4 range, and although these offers were expected to expire at the end of last month, Microsoft has extended them to last for the entirety

Ubisoft is working on AR games for HoloLens

Ubisoft is working on AR games for HoloLens

At this year’s Unite Europe conference in Amsterdam, video game publisher Ubisoft showed off three augmented reality gaming prototypes it’s working on for Microsoft’s HoloLens. So far we’ve mostly seen how Microsoft’s augmented reality headset will bring improvements to the areas of education and business, but Ubisoft’s David Yue was keen to show how video games will use HoloLens and ‘spatial mapping’ technology

Amazon Kindle price: how much does it cost?

Amazon Kindle price: how much does it cost?

The Amazon Kindle price has a big question mark around it heading into Amazon Prime Day on July 11, so let’s break down how much it currently costs in the US, UK and Australia. It can be difficult to differentiate the prices since you have so many choices: Amazon Kindle, Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon Kindle Voyage and Amazon Kindle Oasis. Each offers a top-of-the-line reading experience, but as you go up in price,