• LG adds robot, 360 photos and VR to new LG G5 handset
LG adds robot, 360 photos and VR to new LG G5 handset

This means that you'll also have an avenue for content creation: if you want to make your own video for the 360 VR headset, this camera will let you do that. For example, videos can be uploaded to YouTube and Google Street View. This might be attributed to a lower than ideal refresh rate, or simply due to the fact that the LG 360 VR is running of...

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  • The 5 most exciting things about the revolutionary new LG G5
The 5 most exciting things about the revolutionary new LG G5

The phablet will come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow straight out of the box, skinned under the LG Optimus UX 5.0. Introduced by LG Mobile Electronics today, the LG G5 has a modular design and sleek, metal uni-body with a slide out removable battery to easily swap out a used battery for a fully charged one in seconds.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 launch event to be live streamed in 360-degrees
Samsung Galaxy S7 launch event to be live streamed in 360-degrees

Samsung will launch its latest flagship smartphones, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, at its Unpacked at the MWC 2016 on February 21. In a video teasing the event, Samsung showed a person putting on their newly-released Gear VR headset and reaching out towards a slightly open box.

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  • Gartner: Number of sold Windows Phones halved in a year's time
Gartner: Number of sold Windows Phones halved in a year's time

Microsoft continues to tout impressive statistics, calling it the fastest-growing operating system ever or pointing out that it's now installed on more than 200 million systems, but the reality is that most of you are still running Windows 7.

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  • What Alibaba Can Learn From Groupon
What Alibaba Can Learn From Groupon

GRPN shares gained around 70% in two days of trading (combined with its 29% gain on Friday). It also means that Alibaba would now be up about $32 million on its Groupon investment so far this year, after being down as much as $28 million last week.

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  • Microsoft Lumia 650 Officially Launched
Microsoft Lumia 650 Officially Launched

A single solid phone won't be enough to save Microsoft in the mobile space, mind, even with a competitive price tag attached. Finally, the device is only 122 grams and measures 6.9mm thick. Microsoft has just pulled the wraps off the Lumia 650 . Just today, Hulu announced a new app that will run on Windows 10 desktop PCs, tablets, and now, smart...

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  • 'The Walking Dead' Season 6, Episode 9: The Most Brutal Episode Yet
'The Walking Dead' Season 6, Episode 9: The Most Brutal Episode Yet

Drawn to the light, the herd of walkers unsuspectingly stumbled into their own graves while the citizens of Alexandria viciously slaughtered the rest. Rick and Carl sporting two eyes each, and possibly also the newest Yeezy collection. Fortunately, Michonne (Danai Gurira) put her katana through Ron's solar plexus.

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  • AT&T to test superfast 5G mobile network
AT&T to test superfast 5G mobile network

Verizon teased past year that it plans to begin 5G field tests in 2016, and now AT&T has said that it's got a similar plan. 5G is the next evolution of wireless networks, and Verizon has already begun testing it at their headquarters in New Jersey and is planning to roll out 5G in select markets by the end of the year.

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  • Twitter tweaks the timeline display
Twitter tweaks the timeline display

The stock, which traded midday Thursday at $14.39 US, fell 59 cents, or 3.9%, following the company's release of its quarterly financial results. Reports that Twitter could be changing the timeline surfaced last week, prompting laments by users tweeting with the hashtag #RIPTwitter.

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  • Instagram Is Adding View Counts To Videos
Instagram Is Adding View Counts To Videos

Instagram told users that they can expect to start seeing view counts added to their videos in the next few weeks. A visible view count is also aimed at making those not yet on the platform think about what they are missing out on.

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  • First View ads to top Twitter timeline
First View ads to top Twitter timeline

Twitter Inc. reported on Tuesday that its monthly active users in the fourth quarter stood at 320 million, which stayed flat from the prior quarter and gained by 9 percent from a year-ago. He already had to quell an uprising last weekend after news of revised timeline leaked out and triggered an avalanche of posts with the tag "RIPTwitter".

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  • Google's home-grown VR headset won't need a smartphone or PC
Google's home-grown VR headset won't need a smartphone or PC

However, a full-on VR solution that did not require a smartphone, let alone a PC or console like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pre or PlayStation VR, would represent a major surprise. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Google is creating a standalone VR headset that doesn't use a smartphone, computer, or anything else to work.

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  • Check your Google security settings, get 2 GB of free Drive storage
Check your Google security settings, get 2 GB of free Drive storage

You can still get an additional 2GB even if you did it a year ago, but not if you're a Google Apps for Work or Education user. Next, you'll have to check a list of devices connected to your account. Gmail is one of the most secure options out there as far as widely available free email services go. Steps three and four take a closer look at ...

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  • LG G5 leak reveals Always On display
LG G5 leak reveals Always On display

Android Authority has obtained this gif image, shows several smartphone displays steadily switching off the display, and then the LG G5 pops out with time and date of the company's MWC 2016 event, mentioning Always On . Because an AMOLED screen lights up each pixel separately, it would only use power for the parts being shown. The rumor mill ha...

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  • Pre-orders for Oculus Ready PCs go live next week
Pre-orders for Oculus Ready PCs go live next week

The Oculus Ready PCs from the aforementioned manufacturers will be up for pre-order on February 16 through retailers Best Buy , Amazon , and the Microsoft Store . AMD has always been an Oculus supporter and proponent of VR technology. It is the easiest way to introduce non-gamers to VR. Free copies of EVE: Valkyrie Founder's Pack , and Lucky's...

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  • Alleged Galaxy S7 Edge wallpapers leak. Get them here!
Alleged Galaxy S7 Edge wallpapers leak. Get them here!

The Galaxy S6 was the first of better built handsets to come, featuring a metal frame and glass body. Meanwhile, the first real photo showing the front of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has been leaked as well thanks to a user from Chinese social media network Weibo .

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  • Sky Q TV Launches In The UK
Sky Q TV Launches In The UK

Describing it as the "most anticipated launch in TV tech in years", the company hopes that Sky Q could help it fend off the growing threat from services such as BT's and online video services like Netflix. Use of the word fluid by Sky is justified - there's a real smoothness to picking up a show where you left off in another room, while the all-new...

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  • Verizon's prepaid plans are finally graced with additional data
Verizon's prepaid plans are finally graced with additional data

Verizon notes that video streaming is free of the cap, but other app activity, including commenting, download, etc., will count against data plans. This is why a zero rated video service sounds so appealing. Even as these services have riled net neutrality advocates, zero-ratings schemes also appear consumer friendly - at least at first glan...

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  • Google reportedly releasing a rival to Samsung's Gear VR later this year
Google reportedly releasing a rival to Samsung's Gear VR later this year

The division is now headed by Clay Bavor and is charged with the responsibility of managing the VR technology of Google , apart from developing and marketing the new VR headset. If a new report pans out, they are going to produce a real Google VR headset this year and give the Gear VR a serious run for its money. The hardware itself could arri...

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  • Men who were in Zika areas should use condoms — CDC
Men who were in Zika areas should use condoms — CDC

He said that calls for special precaution to be taken with pregnant women, and suggested they avoid kissing people other than a regular partner or sharing cutlery, glasses and plates with people who have symptoms of the virus. People in Kentucky can minimize risks. "The bottom line...is that pregnant women should postpone travel to Zika affected ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 launch date 21 February
Samsung Galaxy S7 launch date 21 February

A couple of weeks ago a Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro was said to be under development, though it wasn't clear how it would differ from the regular Galaxy A9 (2016). Samsung started its newest Android update program by introducing Android M beta to select flagship lineups. The Samsung Galaxy J5 is rumored to come with a 5.2 inch display with a HD ...

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  • Honda recall 5.7m cars worldwide over potential airbag faults
Honda recall 5.7m cars worldwide over potential airbag faults

At least 11 people have been reported dead worldwide, and 139 injured from the problem, according to Forbes . Owners will get an initial recall letter, plus a second notification once parts become available, starting with older cars in regions with high absolute humidity.

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  • More airbag woes: Continental recalls control units in 5 million cars
More airbag woes: Continental recalls control units in 5 million cars

At least 11 people have died worldwide from the problem, and 139 injured. "Should an unrepaired vehicle result in any claim because of the required recall fix, the dealership will be exclusively responsible to the claimant, and will be required to defend and indemnify American Honda for any resulting claims", Honda said in the memo.

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  • Microsoft, NFL Look At Watching Football Through VR HoloLens
Microsoft, NFL Look At Watching Football Through VR HoloLens

People in the video can be seen bringing up analytics and stats about the players, as well as viewing the current weather conditions at the stadium. For those at home, preparations include Super Bowl food recipes for everyone to share, as well as getting the furry friends ready to serve as personal mascots, just like these Super Bowl-ready pets.

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  • Google says no to ad-blockers on the Play Store
Google says no to ad-blockers on the Play Store

Google told Rocketship it violated section 4.4 of of its Developer Distribution Agreement , with the app "interfering or disrupting devices, networks, or services of third parties". Although coming in as a blessing for users by cutting down load-times and data charges, ad-blockers still are criticized by many , including website publishers citing...

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