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The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime could be a high-spec version of the original Galaxy J7

It looks like Samsung is prepping a pretty hefty upgrade of the original Galaxy J7, expected to be called the J7 Prime. The device will include improved specs in almost all metrics, according to recent leaks.
Virtual Reality

Everything You Need to Know About Google Daydream

Google's Daydream, announced in May 2016, is a mobile-first platform for virtual reality apps and games. Here's a list of devices and software that support it, plus the latest news of new features as they debut.
Mobile

LG touts the upcoming V20's camera in the new 'shot with V20' campaign

The LG V10 was a welcome surprise last year, and LG might be looking to spruce up its mobile division with the launch of the V20 before the end of September. Here's what we think we know about it.
Cool Tech

This nontoxic battery isn’t just safe to swallow, you can digest it

Medical devices are often packed with batteries that are themselves packed with toxic chemicals that react badly in the body, so researchers from Carnegie Mellon University looked for a way to make them more compatible.
Gaming

Catch ’em all, fight ’em all, snap ’em all: These are the best Pokémon games

We look back at 20 years of Pokémon games to figure out which games have held up the best.
Cars

Kia previews a new Rio, and we’re not talking about the Brazilian city

Kia will introduce the brand new Rio hatchback during the Paris Auto Show. The fourth-generation model will feature a sharper, more grown-up design than its predecessor and a sportier cabin.
Mobile

Microsoft updates Word Flow to version 2.0, featuring Bing integration and more

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iOS just got a whole lot more powerful, thanks to its new support for the company's search engine, Bing. All you need to do is swipe left to search images, for GIFs, or to search the web.
Mobile

Samsung Pay celebrates one year with a whopping 100 million transactions processed

Samsung Pay is celebrated one year of operation, and it seems as though the service has grown a ton in that time. In fact, over the year it has handled a whopping 100 million mobile payment transactions.
Mobile

If it seems like your apps run slower when it's humid – you're right

Particularly with LTE networks, summer humidity can mean up to a 15 percent weaker signal for your mobile apps. By itself the humidity weakening factor would be more than a "blink of an eye," but with other factors you could lose data…
Cool Tech

Still use a kettle and flame? You should check out this water-boiling sponge

MIT engineers have invented a sponge-like device, which can heat water to boiling temperatures, simply by soaking up sunlight. Most impressive of all, it’s constructible out of basic DIY materials.
Cool Tech

Chicago hasn’t yet found an effective tech tool for cutting murder rate

The Chicago Police Department has implemented multiple strategies to reduce homicide rates. The most controversial, an algorithm to predict the people most likely to be involved in shootings, hasn't been successful so far.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…