Tablet shipments kept going down in Q3, but Apple gained

The third quarter of 2017 ended with 40 million tablets shipped globally, IDC said in its latest report. Growing demand for phones and traditional PCs strengthening their positions have been pointed out as the main reasons for the shipments decline for a 12th consecutive quarter. According to the analysts, the fall is 5.4% from 42.3 … Read more Tablet shipments kept going down in Q3, but Apple gained

Are gadgets going to get more fidgety?

I picked up my first fidget spinner yesterday, and a fidget cube to go with it. I got them from a midtown perfume store, $15 cash. The cube’s studded in buttons, switches and dials. The spinner is a smoothly-gliding triangular wheel. They’re pretty different shapes, but have on thing in common: they give restless fingers … Read more Are gadgets going to get more fidgety?

Nokia 6 escapes China, going on sale tomorrow in the Philippines

Nokia 6 is the first device to come alive after HMD Global acquired the rights to sell smartphones with the beloved brand. The device is still officially a China-exlusive with the first batch of units selling out in a minute and now 1.4 million people are waiting for another stock in. But looks like another … Read more Nokia 6 escapes China, going on sale tomorrow in the Philippines

Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for $60 in US

The Samsung Gear VR (2016), which was unveiled alongside the ill-fated Galaxy Note7, has received a price cut in the US. Specifically, Amazon US has the headset listed on its website for just under $60, or $59.99 to be precise. A quick look at the South Korean company’s US website reveals that the VR headset … Read more Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for $60 in US

Router-killing Mirai botnet variant going worldwide, but slowing

The latest strain of Mirai, the malware that’s been infecting internet routers from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, has spread to devices in at least 10 other countries, according to security firm Flashpoint. The company has detected the new Mirai strain infecting internet routers and modems across the globe, including in the U.K., Brazil, Iran and Thailand. … Read more Router-killing Mirai botnet variant going worldwide, but slowing

Moto ‘batwing’ isn’t going away, new boot animaition for all Moto devices

“Hello Moto” was Motorola’s slogan for a long time, since around or before the time of theRAZR flip phone. This iconic slogan was also a default ringtone for many who owned Motorola Handsets. Although some might not know it, Motorola’s ‘batwing’ is one of the most iconic logos when it comes to cellphones and communications. … Read more Moto ‘batwing’ isn’t going away, new boot animaition for all Moto devices

Chase bank’s oldest employee is 86, and going strong

Nella Bedford, 86, of Hurst, Texas, began working at a bank that would become part of JPMorgan Chase 60 years ago. Forget 30 under 30, she’s No. 1 under 90. Chase has an employee who started working in the industry (and at a bank that is now part of Chase’s nationwide web of consumer banks) … Read more Chase bank’s oldest employee is 86, and going strong

Gionee S6 pro is going official with a 5.five” display, Helio P10 chipset

The Gionee S6 went legit remaining November with a five.5” 720p AMOLED show and a MT6753 chip with 3GB of RAM. The tool turned into pretty appealing due to its skinny and mild metal unibody and snappyperformance. nowadays the Gionee introduces a successor to the S6 known as the Gionee S6 seasoned. it’s also builtof … Read more Gionee S6 pro is going official with a 5.five” display, Helio P10 chipset

Samsung Galaxy J3 seasoned is going official with quad-core CPU, five-inch show

Samsung has introduced a new smartphone dubbed Samsung Galaxy J3 seasoned. listed on the South Korean agency‘s China internet site, the tool is powered by means of a quad-middle 1.2GHz processor and sports a five-inch HD display. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable inner memory. In phrases of digicam, the handset capabilities an 8MP … Read more Samsung Galaxy J3 seasoned is going official with quad-core CPU, five-inch show