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Bloomberg notes that Samsung's OLED sales to Apple for its iPhone X have also been weaker than expected, despite Apple having flogged 52.2 million phones in the second quarter. The semiconductor business forms the largest portion of Samsung's profit. "Sentiment is absolutely not positive as South Korea heavily relies on exports, but we should see if that really hurts financially key exporters like Samsung", said Park Jung-hoon, a fund manager at HDC Asset Management that owns ...
  • Facebook is shutting down a trio of apps due to low usage

    Facebook is shutting down a trio of apps due to low usage

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    Facebook acquired tbh previous year - if you've not heard of it before, it's an anonymous social media app aimed at high school students in the USA that encouraged teens to be nice towards each other. "We know some people are still using these apps and will be disappointed - and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support".
  • Gmail Third-Party App Developers Allowed to Scan Your Emails by Google

    Gmail Third-Party App Developers Allowed to Scan Your Emails by Google

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    It said Gmail users could visit the Security Check-up page to see which apps they had linked to their account, and revoke any they no longer wanted to share data with. This company collects data for marketers through this scanning. As per the report, Return Path Inc.is one of the said companies which Google allowed.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet will be announced soon

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet will be announced soon

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    The Samsung Galaxy On6 features a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display that supports 18.5:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy On6 is powered by the octa-core Exynos 7870 chipset with all the eight cores clocked at 1.6GHz.
  • Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

    Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

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    This means that during the time the bug was active, the blocked person could have easily performed the aforementioned list of actions. The social network is notifying more than 800,000 users "about a bug in Facebook and Messenger that unblocked some people they had blocked" between May 29 and June 5, Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer , wrote in a blog post.
  • Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

    Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

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    These are the changes included in the Android P Developer Preview 4 . That fall date - taken in consideration with how Android P is already "very close" to being finalized - suggests that Digital Wellbeing might not even be available with the initial public release of Google's latest OS "later this summer".
  • Dear Samsung mobe owners: It may leak your private pics to randoms

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    That's because posters to Reddit and the Samsung forums say Samsung Messages is malfunctioning. What's even worse is that the app reportedly leaves no evidence of photos being sent, which means users won't know when their phone may have unwittingly sent sensitive photos to a friend or co-worker until some time has passed.
  • OnePlus officially announces OnePlus 6 in red

    OnePlus officially announces OnePlus 6 in red

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    The latest launch emerges weeks after OnePlus announced that the OnePlus 6 surpassed the mark of one million sales globally within 22 days of its launch that happened in May. It has an all-glass design with Gorilla Glass 5 level protection. It comes with a face unlock feature which can unlock the device in 0.4 seconds. The chipset also comes with an Adreno 630 GPU, which enables a good gaming experience.
  • Overwatch's latest hero is a hamster in a Wrecking Ball

    Overwatch's latest hero is a hamster in a Wrecking Ball

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    How do you feel about the newest social systems introduced in Overwatch? . Tapping crouch in midair will send Wrecking Ball crashing to the ground for a high-impact smash with the Piledriver ability . we're not making this up. " Hammond " was the name given to one of the test subjects at the Horizon Lunar Colony. Going by the name Wrecking Ball (no Miley jokes, I beg you), Hammond is a tank which can bowl through the front line of the opposition.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reveal confirmed for August 9

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reveal confirmed for August 9

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    As it so happens, the Galaxy Note 9 has been part of the rumour mill for quite some time now. Exact details are pretty thin at the moment, though one leaker called it "the biggest update" in the peripheral's history, for what that's worth.
  • PlayStation Network, Twitter, and more down due to Comcast outage

    PlayStation Network, Twitter, and more down due to Comcast outage

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    Comcast later released a statement indicating services were being restored: "We identified two, separate and unrelated fiber cuts to our network backbone providers". Many on Twitter began calling out the company since they couldn't get through on the customer service line. Comcast experienced a widespread outage Friday afternoon.
  • OnePlus 7 might be a 5G phone released on United States carriers

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    But overall 5G isn't likely to be one of the big selling points of the OnePlus 7 , or even the OnePlus 7T if that doesn't pan out. Pete said OnePlus wants to be one of the first smartphone companies to offer support for the next-generation wireless technology when it is rolled out in the US.
  • Epic Games Aims to Re-Release ‘Fortnite’ Playground Mode ASAP

    Epic Games Aims to Re-Release ‘Fortnite’ Playground Mode ASAP

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    Despite only being available in the game for a couple of days, Epic says it chose to disable Final Fight after listening to the community's feelings on the mode. "We're still testing these changes but are aiming to return this mode later today". The developers have announced that the downtime will be extended through the weekend, meaning that the mode will not be enabled again until the start of next week at the earliest.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands on reveals its specifications ahead of launch

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands on reveals its specifications ahead of launch

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    The handset is rumoured to have a design similar to last year's Galaxy Note 8 but include a larger battery pack and more colour options than its predecessor. market) processor. All of them support external microSD cards. Samsung has also updated AR Emoji but no details have been provided about that. Something New: S Pen According to Murtazin, Samsung has completely redesigned the S Pen and has added Bluetooth support to it.
  • Porsche sets Nurburgring record with 919 Hybrid Evo

    Porsche sets Nurburgring record with 919 Hybrid Evo

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    The previous record was held by Stefan Bellof, whose time of 6:11.13 was achieved aboard a Porsche 956 C in 1983. Behind the wheel of a Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo racer, German race driver Timo Bernhard has beaten the lap record on the Nürburgring.
  • Motorola One, Motorola One Power event: what to expect

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    There's no mention of any specs for the phone , but we can see the device has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Firstly, while both phones have a dual-lens camera system, the Motorola One separates the lenses whereas the One Power's lenses are joined by a single piece of raised glass.
  • Comcast and other ISPs experiencing widespread internet outages

    Comcast and other ISPs experiencing widespread internet outages

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    A spike in outage reports everywhere. The company, based in Philaedelphia, is reportedly the second largest broadcasting and cable television firm in the world. A spokesperson for the company told CNBC that the outage is "impacting some of our internet, video and voice customers". Many people in the Shenandoah Valley have very limited options when it comes to their internet provider, with Comcast being one of - if not the only - options.
  • Google Home and Chromecast device now offline

    Google Home and Chromecast device now offline

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    You're not alone. Users of Google Home , Chromecast, and Slack have all reported major outages, and while the Slack issue seems to have been resolved, Google Home and Chromecast are still offline for many users. If you're also receiving this specific error message, don't bother resetting the speaker like I did because it won't fix anything. We will update this post when Google finds a solution to the problems affecting Google Homes and Chromecasts.
  • Wi-Fi alliance launches WPA3 - Network

    Wi-Fi alliance launches WPA3 - Network

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    WPA3 will slowly start arriving on new products beginning this year alongside software updates for older ones. "WPA3 brings critical updates to Wi-Fi security for personal and enterprise networks". WPA3-Personal is designed for home routers, smart home accessories and personal devices. Bottom line: Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 was released over a decade ago and has had its share of flaws discovered.
  • Apple and Samsung end patent fight after seven long years

    Apple and Samsung end patent fight after seven long years

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    It reads: "Plaintiff Apple Inc. and Defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC would like to inform the Court that they have agreed to drop and settle their remaining claims and counterclaims in this matter".
  • Stranger Things brings with it a new engine for Telltale

    Stranger Things brings with it a new engine for Telltale

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    Variety now has an in-depth article about the troubles the studio has faced in recent years, largely caused by a glut of similar software and fan malaise. This is possibly a reason why recent Telltale titles have not sold as well. "The engine was causing its own share of struggles". The decision to get rid of the aging engine has been a long time in the making.
  • Mobile FamilyMode lets parents control kids' screen time on any device

    Mobile FamilyMode lets parents control kids' screen time on any device

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    To power FamilyMode using the complete ecosystem, parents need two things: access to the app and a small, cube-like "Home Base."Once you open up the FamilyMode app (available for iOS and Android) on your phone, you can connect the base station to the app via an ethernet cable or pair it over your Wi-Fi network".
  • PUBG Corp. withdraws from Fortnite lawsuit

    PUBG Corp. withdraws from Fortnite lawsuit

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    The PUBG developers have chose to drop the lawsuit, inexplicably putting an end to the case. "Representatives for Epic in Korea had no immediate comment". Epic Games is testing out Fortnite's new Playground mode, so we could expect it to evolve over the months into a more permanent, and custom feature.
  • Online sales tax ruling praised

    Online sales tax ruling praised

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    Plenty of retailers still do not collect the tax and consumers aren't keeping track to pay it on their income taxes. As Justice Anthony Kennedy noted in last week's majority opinion, mail-order purchases accounted for about $180 million in retail sales a quarter-century ago; previous year, online retail sales amounted to more than $450 billion.
  • The $159 Nokia 3.1 Is Headed to the U.S. on July 2

    The $159 Nokia 3.1 Is Headed to the U.S. on July 2

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    Starting July 2nd, you'll be able to buy the USA version of the Nokia 3 .1 for $159 from Amazon, Best Buy and B&H. Do you think you will pick up the Nokia 3 .1 after it launches on July 2? Subtle but striking metal accents are matched with dual diamond cuts for a premium finish.
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is Now Compatible With Nintendo Labo

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is Now Compatible With Nintendo Labo

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    By selecting this option, you can play the game in TV mode using the Motorbike handlebars, or just insert your Switch directly into the Motorbike's dashboard to play it on-the-go. The contest will run through July 19. Labo is a odd cookie even by Nintendo standards. As the image above shows, Nintendo created a Switch that looks like it's made out of cardboard.
  • Instagram adds group video chat and redesigned explore tab

    Instagram adds group video chat and redesigned explore tab

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    TechCrunch scooped back in March that Instagram would launch video calling, and the feature was officially announced at F8 in May. First up, is the Video Chat feature in Instagram Direct . Video Chat allows you to start with one member, and as more people join the chat, the video will expand to show as many as four members at one time.
  • Supreme Court Lets States Force Online Retailers To Collect Sales Tax

    Supreme Court Lets States Force Online Retailers To Collect Sales Tax

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    The ruling could easily improve revenue in states that have taken a hit from online sales. They said local tax laws vary widely across the nation and calculating sales taxes for 10,000 local taxing jurisdictions remains a daunting task. Tax Commissioner Kaj Samsom. Customers were generally responsible for paying the sales tax to the state themselves if they weren't charged it, but most didn't realize they owed it and few paid.
  • Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

    Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

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    Even the 0-100 miles per hour blast is done in practically the blink of an eye: 6.4 seconds, Aston Martin claims. There's a lot of leather and alcantara - the vehicle shown in these photos has accent panels of chopped carbon fiber and charcoal-colored leather with bold red accent stitching.
  • ‘Made in India’ iPhone 6s ready to hit shelves

    ‘Made in India’ iPhone 6s ready to hit shelves

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    The Made in India iPhone 6S will be made available "soon". Despite producing iPhone 6s locally, Apple will have to import units of the handset for now as well until the production capacity improves. This forced Apple to raise the prices of imported iPhone units by 6% to 7% in India this year. Locally produced iPhone units not only aren't subject to the country's import tax, they aren't charged customs duty.
  • IOS 12 Beta 3 And Public Beta 1 Expected Release Date

    IOS 12 Beta 3 And Public Beta 1 Expected Release Date

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    Anyone can now try out the early version of Apple's iOS 12, after the company released a test of the operating system to the public. If you haven't signed up for Apple's public beta testing program, you can still get in on the action.
  • Microsoft adds native adblocking to Edge for Android

    Microsoft adds native adblocking to Edge for Android

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    The Edge beta program is now full, but once spaces reopen you'll be able to opt in via the Google Play Store . If the trend continues and people keep downloading and using Microsoft Edge on their Android devices, we wouldn't be surprised if the browser will reach more than 10 million downloads by the end of the year.
  • Bentley claims Pikes Peak victory in production SUV class

    Bentley claims Pikes Peak victory in production SUV class

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    Driven by two-time champion Rhys Millen (NZ), the Bentayga completed the 12.42-mile course in just 10:49.9 - taking almost two minutes off the previous record by averaging 66.5 miles per hour. A subtle Pikes Peak motif adorns the front fenders. The steering wheel is trimmed in alcantara, while the same material is used for the door and seat inserts.
  • Google speeds up offline file sharing in Files Go app

    Google speeds up offline file sharing in Files Go app

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    This protection works in a very similar way to the Windows signed drivers, so its objective is simple, it is meant to improve the security of Android users, ensuring that they are using original applications that have not been manipulated in any way.
  • Microsoft, Razer Working on Xbox One Keyboard and Mouse Support

    Microsoft, Razer Working on Xbox One Keyboard and Mouse Support

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    However, a leaked presentation suggests not only is Microsoft perhaps close to finalising the feature but is also working with third-party vendors to help bring Xbox-compatible products to market. Furthermore, Microsoft noted that developers have to monitor how mouse and keyboard perform in matches against the players using the gamepad and make necessary adjustments to balance the gameplay experience.
  • English bulldog Zsa Zsa is world's ugliest pooch

    English bulldog Zsa Zsa is world's ugliest pooch

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    The nine-year-old Zsa Zsa came from a hardscrabble background, spending five years in a puppy mill in the USA state of Missouri and being sold at auction before she attained ugliest dog immortality. Rascal Deux is held by owner Dane Andrew before competing in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in California. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Himisaboo, Chinese Crested and Dachshund mix.
  • Samsung's First Android Go Phone Leaks: Key Specifications Revealed

    Samsung's First Android Go Phone Leaks: Key Specifications Revealed

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    Android Go phones have already been released by ZTE, Huawei , and Asus, among others. Unfortunately, there isn't much information about the device, including no word on a possible price tag or release date. We're still a few months away from the Galaxy S10 being officially unveiled - some report have said we could see it as soon as CES in January 2019 - but the rumour mill has gone into overdrive lately.