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Samsung shows off a 4K virtual reality display

Samsung was present at the Display Week conference in San Francisco, CA this week. Aside from its usual selection, there were a few VR specific displays. Most exciting, of course, is the prospect of 4K displays.
Mobile

There isn't much support for the Senate's anti-encryption laws

While certain members of the Senate have pushed hard for anti-encryption laws that would allow the government to spy on users, it seems as though those bills are on the way out, with most of the bills support gone.
Business

Jawbone reportedly stops production of its fitness trackers

It looks like Jawbone is in a bit of trouble. According to recent reports, the company has ceased production of its fitness trackers. This follows reports that Jawbone was trying to sell its speaker business.
Mobile

ZTE will open its own stores around the world so you can buy its phones (and more)

In a quest to increase customer awareness, ZTE plans to open stores around the world by the end of 2016. The stores will focus on selling the company's smartphones and other products.
Photography

Google Photos is one year old — here’s what’s next for it

Google Photos has reached its one-year anniversary, and what a year it has been for the service. To celebrate, the team from Photos has shared some favorite tips and tricks on using the service.
Mobile

Google’s iOS app revs up to high speeds, thanks to Accelerated Mobile Pages

The Google app for iOS is getting a few improvements. The latest update improves the speed of searches, and adds sports highlights and keyboard shortcuts for iPad users with an external keyboard.
Mobile

Samsung Pay may be coming to iOS devices and PCs in the form of a new app

Samsung may launch Samsung Pay Mini, a streamlined mobile payments app, for third-party Android devices, iOS phones, and computers later this year. The service could debut as soon as June 2016, rumor has it.
Mobile

No, Huawei hasn’t forgotten about the P9 Lite, but it’s missing the P9’s best feature

The P9 Lite has joined the P9 and P9 Plus in Huawei's new 2016 range, but it comes with a few key differences that make upgrading to the P9 highly advisable, mainly due to its lack of Leica camera. Here's everything you need to know about…
Cars

Hyundai goes DIY: Brand adds smartphone integration to several existing models

Hyundai has released do-it-yourself smartphone integration for several of its existing vehicles. After downloading a new software update, select users will be able to access Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in their cars.
Mobile

Samsung makes fitness a little more social in latest S Health update

Samsung has released yet another update to the S Health update, bringing a social aspect to the app with leaderboards. The new app is also better at counting steps and tracking blood glucose levels.
Mobile

Jury finds Google's use of Java APIs in Android 'fair use,' dealing blow to Oracle

A jury has ruled that Google's use of 37 Java APIs in its Android operating system falls under "fair use." This is a setback for Oracle in its quest to be awarded around $9 billion in damages from Google, but of course, Oracle will likely…
Mobile

ForcePhone uses sonar to add 3D Touch-like system to practically any phone

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a system, ForcePhone, that relies on sonar to add 3D Touch-like capabilities to practically any smartphone on the market.