Month: February 2017

Samsung Secure Folder App Released for Nougat-Running Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

February 26, 2017

Samsung’s Secure Folder app, the downloadable form of which was leaked recently and supposedly teased the design for company’s upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, has now been officially made available for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. However, one important thing to note about this app is that it is compatible only with Samsung Galaxy […]

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Google Spaces Social Sharing App to Be Shut Down on April 17

February 26, 2017

 Google kept itself busy last year, launching a number of new applications, software, and devices. While you may have heard a lot about Allo, Google’s intelligent messaging app with Assistant, many would have passed over Spaces, an experimental group messaging app that was launched in May. Google has now announced it will shut down its […]

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E3 2017: Everything you need to know about this year’s gaming extravaganza

February 18, 2017

E3 is the world’s biggest gaming show. Every June, the video game development community and press gather in Los Angeles to learn about what the next year has in store for the world of video games. This year 15,000 members of the public will be joining the party too. It’s an exciting show. The big […]

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Best shows on Netflix: 50 great Netflix TV series

February 18, 2017

Welcome to TechRadar’s always-updated selection of the best shows on Netflix – 50 TV shows that showcase the best Netflix series available in the UK. Netflix’s transition from a DVD rental service to a streaming behemoth has been impressive to watch. The company has sunk so much money and effort into making itself into the […]

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HP hardens EliteBook protection with Sure Click, a browser secured in virtual hardware

February 15, 2017

More and more browsers, such as Google Chrome, are implementing sandboxing to prevent any malware from escaping the browser. HP’s new Sure Click technology is something new, however: a hardware-based, isolated browsing session that will be a feature on upcoming PCs. HP Sure Click will first appear in the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2. Other […]

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Everything we think we know about the LG G6

February 15, 2017

This post has been updated with a press release from LG about the phone’s Quad DAC and confirmation of the Snapdragon 821 chip. With Mobile World Congress just around the corner, everyone is going to be on the lookout for the hottest new Android phone. This year that won’t be Samsung’s Galaxy S8, as the company […]

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Microsoft’s president wants a Geneva Convention for cyberwar

February 15, 2017

Microsoft is calling for a Digital Geneva Convention, as global tensions over digital attacks continue to rise. The tech giant wants to see civilian use of the internet protected as part of an international set of accords, Brad Smith, the company’s president and chief legal officer, said in a blog post. The manifesto, published alongside […]

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Google’s new cloud service is a unique take on a database

February 15, 2017

Google has turned a database service that it uses to run some of its mission-critical products into an offering for its public cloud customers. On Tuesday, the company launched Cloud Spanner, a new, fully managed database that’s supposed to provide the transactional consistency of a traditional database plus the scalability and performance of a NoSQL […]

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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite e-reader just dropped to $100

February 15, 2017

Nothing says “I love you” more than the gift of digital books. Or at least, that’s what I tell my wife when I want a new e-reader. Anyone looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift should take a look at Amazon today: The online retailer—as well as other retailers like Best Buy—are selling the Kindle […]

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Intel works on next-generation Optane SSD, memory technologies

February 13, 2017

“Every gamer is going to want to have 3D Xpoint. Every single gamer.” Those were words from Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich when updating investors on the company’s Optane technology, which the chipmaker believes could ultimately replace SSDs and DRAM in PCs and servers. Intel is now shipping the first-generation Optane but is also working on next-generation […]

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