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Samsung's future smartphones could pack superhydrophobic displays, new patent licensed

It’s common knowledge that Samsung is one of the largest display suppliers for the smartphone market. The South Korean giant provides some of the best small screens for electronics and it doesn’t seem that another company is capable enough to end Samsung’s reign over the display market anytime soon. But ...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge receiving September security update in Europe

It might be surprising for some, but AT&T was actually among the first carriers to provide Galaxy S6 owners with the new September security patch, earlier this month. Well, it appears that the European version of the smartphone is now getting the update as well. Aside from the Galaxy S6, ...

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More specs are revealed as the Samsung Galaxy C9 is run through GFXBench

Just a couple of days ago, we told you how the Samsung Galaxy C9 had been spotted on Geekbench, which gave us a limited look at the specs on the phone. We did find out that the handset will sport 6GB of RAM, and will be powered by a Snapdragon ...

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Disney hires advisor to help it put together a bid for Twitter

You might soon spell Twitter M-i-c-k-e-y-M-o-u-s-e. A report published today by Bloomberg says that Disney has hired a financial advisor to put together a bid for social media site Twitter. Besides Disney, Salesforce and Google are also rumored to be working on a transaction for the company. According to anonymous ...

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Samsung's high-end Android clamshell spotted on GFXBench, specs revealed

We’ve been showing you quite a few leaked pictures of the unannounced Samsung SM-W2017. This is a high-end Android powered clamshell for those who love the form factor, but want some of the modern features of a high-end smartphone. For example, this handset comes with a fingerprint scanner, an Always-on ...

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You can now customize the Android navigation bar (no root required)

We recently learned that Android Nougat has a neat trick up its sleeve that could open the door to customization of the virtual navigation bar. Though said feature is not yet ready for prime time, it’s clear that this particular part of the Android API is open for manipulation and one ...

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BlackBerry Argon aka DTEK60 is now FCC and Wi-Fi Alliance certified

Nearly a week ago, we told you about leaked specs for BlackBerry’s next handset, the DTEK60. The FCC has certified the phone with a model number of BBA1001. The Wi-Fi Alliance lists the handset as both the BBA100-1, BBA100-2 and the DTEK60. The unit will be the sequel to the ...

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New Google Pixel photo seemingly reveals the phone's Android 7.1 Nougat UI

While Google has already made it pretty clear that it’s going to announce new smartphones next week, on October 4, it didn’t provide any details on the upcoming devices. Nevertheless, we’ve already heard that there should be two handsets unveiled next week, one called Google Pixel, and another one called ...

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Lenovo lays off more than half of its remaining Motorola workforce (UPDATE)

Update: Lenovo has officially announced the lay-off in a strategic shift to keep Moto competitive. Its accompanying press statement, which refutes suggestions that remaining staff would be moved away from the Motorola HQ in Chicago, can be found at the foot of this article.  Around this time last year, Lenovo laid ...

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