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This bitcoin wallet claims to be hack-proof

October 19, 2018

The SIKURPhone XZ1 is a Sony XZ1 phone with Sikur's software on top.Image: Sikur If you need to carry a substantial amount of cryptocurrency on you at all times, but you just don’t trust the average smartphone, a company called Sikur might have a solution.  On Wednesday, Sikur launched the SIKURPhone, a customized variant of […]

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The accessibility of the iPhone XS Max

October 17, 2018

Steven Aquino Is the display big enough? I freely admit to having a few moments of contemplation, in the midst of testing the XS Max with my year-old X nearby, where I wondered if the latter’s 5.8-inch screen was big enough for my needs. (Apple also gave me a regular XS to test, but since […]

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Googles latest hardware innovation: Price

October 16, 2018

With its latest consumer hardware products, Google’s prices are undercutting Apple, Samsung and Amazon. The search giant just unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, tablet and smart home device, all available at prices well below their direct competitors. Where Apple and Samsung are pushing prices of its latest products even higher, Google is seemingly happy to […]

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Google launches Pixel 3 smartphones and Pixel Slate tablet

October 10, 2018

Android-maker bets on dual-camera selfies and AI features such as Super Res Zoom and Top Shot to battle Samsung and Apple Googles new Pixel 3 smartphones attempt to push the computational photography envelope, challenging Samsungs Galaxy S9. As with Pixel 2 XL but shrunk from 6in to 5.5in diagonally, a gain of 0.5in in screen […]

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The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now available

October 3, 2018

Microsoft today announced that the Windows 10 October 2018 update is now available. The company made the announcement at a small press event in New York, though it’s obviously no surprise that Microsoft decided to roll out the October update in the month that gave it its name. As usual, these rollouts take a while. […]

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Here are all the new Android smartphones coming in October

September 21, 2018

There are so many!Image: Bob Al-Greene/Mashable Don’t care much about the new iPhones? Good. There are a ton of new Android phones coming out this October, and some are promising to be a far more interesting than Apple’s mildly upgraded flagships. First, on October 3, LG will launch its triple-rear-camera V40 flagship. Six days later, […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: the do-everything phone

September 13, 2018

The phablets massive, beautiful screen, excellent performance and new Bluetooth stylus will have Note fans salivating The king of the big, powerful phones is back for another generation, but is the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 still the phablet to beat? The Note series pioneered the big-screen smartphone in 2011 and over the last seven […]

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RED pushes back the Hydrogen One launch to November

August 30, 2018

Image: RED Fingers crossed this is the last delay for the RED Hydrogen One. The phone was made official last year, as the “world’s first holographic media machine.” Since then, there have been many delays, and while the plan was for an end of summer release date, RED is pushing it back again. SEE ALSO: […]

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When ‘Fortnite’ comes to Android, it won’t be on the Google Play store

August 25, 2018

Image: epic games When Fortnite comes to Android, you won’t be able to download it through the Google Play app store. Instead, Android owners who want in on some Fortnite action will have to download the game through developer Epic Games’ website, The Verge reported Friday and Epic Games confirmed. Despite the fact that most […]

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Computer vision researchers build an AI benchmark app for Android phones

August 20, 2018

A group of computer vision researchers from ETH Zurich want to do their bit to enhance AI development on smartphones. To wit: They’ve created a benchmark system for assessing the performance of several major neural network architectures used for common AI tasks. They’re hoping it will be useful to other AI researchers but also to […]

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