BlackBerry announces DTEK60, its last smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Available now for $499


On Tuesday, BlackBerry announced the DTEK60, its last self-manufactured smartphone before it begins to start outsourcing design, production and distribution to OEMs.

AMD reports Q3 2016 earnings
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Increased GPU sales offset decline in desktop CPU shipments


Last week, AMD posted its earnings report for Q3 2016, showing a revenue increase of 27 percent over the previous quarter and up 23 percent year-over-year.

Facebook announces PayPal integration in Messenger
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192 million PayPal users can pay using messaging app

Facebook has announced that PayPal will become one of the payment options within its Messenger service.

Google's second headset brings the world into VR
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Combines elements of AR and VR

Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.

Uber and Lyft account for over half of business travel in USA
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52 percent of work-related travel expenses

As of the third quarter of 2016, ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are now accounting for 52 percent of transportation expenses for business travelers, according to the latest numbers.

Nintendo announces Switch video game console
Published in Games

Hybrid portable, at-home console with detachable controllers

Over the past few months, Nintendo has shared limited information regarding its next-generation video game console, which company president Tatsumi Kimishima said would have “a larger impact than the Wii U” that launched in November 2006.

Amazon re-launches Prime Music at lower price
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Tens of millions of songs joining Google Play, Apple Music and Spotify


On Wednesday, internet retail wholesale giant Amazon re-launched its Prime Music on-demand music streaming service into a full-fledged catalogue of tens of millions of songs, with single-user and family plans competitive with offerings from Google, Apple and Spotify.

WD Blue 1TB SSD reviewed
Published in Reviews


Similar to SanDisk X400, but may need pricing adjustment


Western Digital is a company with a rich history in developing hard disk technologies that have become widely adopted since the era of floppy disk formatters/controllers and the ATA interface.

Samsung halts production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones
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Second recall is possible, but no announcement yet


Back in August, when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launched, reports surfaced of battery problems causing device overheating and combustion, and the company issued a global device recall after several people  experienced property loss and various minor injuries.

Google Pixel shipments to reach 3 to 4 million units by year's end
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Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones

According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.