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Galaxy Note 8 vs. LG G6: Can Samsung beat LG for the camera phone crown?

No one would have blamed Samsung if the Note 8 were never released. After a global recall halted sales of the Note 7 in their tracks, some execs at Samsung probably floated the idea of retiring the Note brand altogether. It’s good they didn’t. The Note 8 isn’t just a return to form, it’s the best phone Samsung has ever made, bar ... Read More »

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

But online alcohol retailer The Pip Stop are selling a variety of Christmas gifts on their website, including the ‘Sparkle Advent Calendar’. It features a tiny bottle of fizz behind each of its 24 windows, including prosecco, cava and champagne. As you might expect, this gift doesn’t come cheap and will set you back £125. Although it doesn’t officially go on sale ... Read More »

Can Disney Create a Netflix of Sports?

Bob Iger’s plan to launch two streamers — one for family fare, another for ESPN — carries huge stakes for the media giant and the future of the cable bundle itself. Since Disney announced on Aug. 8 that it would ditch Netflix and launch its own over-the-top video channel for family fare, more than $3 billion in market capitalization has ... Read More »

You can apply now to work at Santa’s Lapland this Christmas

We may be in the midst of summer, but Christmas fans need to be quick if they want to bag the ultimate festive job this year. You have the chance to work in Lapland with Santa himself this Christmas, with multiple roles available at the Finland location. The website workaseason.com has listed all the vacancies available this year, and the jobs are just perfect ... Read More »

GhostCtrl Backdoor Worm Can Hijack Your Android Device to Spy on You: Trend Micro

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers have found the a new malware called GhostCtrl It secretly takes full control of a device’s functionalities It can also reset passwords and change other important settings Google’s Android platform has in the past been victim to a host of malware, ransomware, and malicious attacks. In the recent past, reports related to malware named CopyCat, LeakerLocker, and SpyDealerwere making the rounds ... Read More »

Microsoft’s machine learning can predict injuries in sports

Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Microsoft is bringing its big-data knowledge to sports. Today, the company introduced its new Sports Performance Platform, an analytics system that aims to help teams track, improve and predict their players performance using machine learning and Surface technology. Created by Microsoft Garage, the group responsible for the tech giant’s offbeat innovations, the project is designed ... Read More »

Women’s Sport Week: Athletes can face ‘minefield’ returning after childbirth

Athletes can face a “minefield” when they return to elite sport after having a baby, Dame Sarah Storey says. As part of Women’s Sports Week, Storey, who is expecting her second child, has called for clearer guidelines from governing bodies. UK Sport, which funds elite sport, implemented a maternity policy in 2011, but the 14-time Paralympic champion says it can ... Read More »

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

 The lack of devices was not the biggest problem of Windows Phone of the ecosystem, although it surely was one major drawback. Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever ... Read More »

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

 The lack of devices was not the biggest problem of Windows Phone of the ecosystem, although it surely was one major drawback. Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever ... Read More »

Samsung’s Bixby Assistant Can Beatbox Too, Claims to Be Better Than Apple’s Siri

Samsung recently introduced Bixby Voice, bringing voice command support to the virtual assistant in South Korea. As expected users have started posting videos about their experience with Bixby. While one might expect Bixby to be useful with utilitarian tasks, it turns out Bixby has an entertaining side to it as well. Samsung’s Bixby can be seen showing off its beatboxing ... Read More »