LG patent shows dual-screen phone crossing the lines between the company's V and G series

LG has patented an interesting hybrid design that looks like a combination of both its G and V series of high-end smartphones. It’s as if the LG G6 had a secondary display with the front camera in the center, alongside even thinner bezels. It’s an interesting visual for sure, even if that dead-center front cam is a little too in-your-face for our liking.

So, is this the LG V30? Hard to say. It will be a bold move for LG to introduce a phone that looks like this, as there’s truthfully nothing else out there to remotely resemble this design. And LG is cautious not …


Apple reminds us that it's Global Accessibility Awareness Day this Thursday through a series of inspiring videos

Apple is a company with a long history of always working towards making its products accessible by everyone. It is always trying to improve support for disabled people that can’t use the most commonly developed interfaces for one reason or another.

Mark A. Riccobono, president of the National Federation of the Blind, said that “Apple has done more for accessibility than any other company to date.” Even Stevie Wonder praised Apple for its huge advancement in making its hardware and software designs with accessibility in mind. “There’s nothing on the iPhone or iPad that you can do that I can’t …

Apple wants to teach you how to use the iPhone's camera, launches photography tutorial series

Do you want to take better shots with your iPhone but don’t know much about photography? If that’s the case, you might want to check out Apple’s new “How to Shoot on iPhone 7” tutorial series. 
The tech giant recently updated its YouTube channel with a bunch of short informational videos which aim to teach iPhone 7 and 7 Plus owners a few tricks on how to properly utilize the camera …

New 'Carpool Karaoke' series won't launch on Apple Music just yet

Do you know what Victoria Beckham, Steph Curry, Justin Bieber and Apple CEO Tim Cook have in common? They all rode in a Range Rover with James Corden, as part of the viral ‘Carpool Karaoke’ series on CBS. If you haven’t seen one of the episodes, you must have never used YouTube, for James Corden and his Karaoke rides are amongst the hottest bits on the video platform.

The videos that feature James riding around in an SUV with celebrities, singing to popular music hits, started as a bit on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”. James is now producing whole 16 new ‘Carpool …

Apple and Nike to start selling Apple Watch Series 2 NikeLab Edition – should you care?

Among the many Apple Watch Series 2 choices is the Nike+ variant, which comes with the Nike+ Run Club app, a Siri command that lets you bark “Start a run!” at the watch, and two sports-type watch faces with running metrics.

Nike and Apple are about to start selling the same thing with a new “neutral-toned” perforated elastomer band, calling it the “Apple Watch NikeLab Edition”. The NikeLab Edition will go on sale April 27, sold exclusively at Nike and NikeLab stores. The price hasn’t been formally announced, neither the amount of units to be made.
However, …

Netflix considers making mobile optimized versions of original series?


Fan of Fuller House, or the rebooted One Day at a Time? Do you watch Netflix original programming like House of Cards or Orange is the New Black? If you watch on a mobile device you soon might notice improvements in the way these shows appear on your phone or tablet. Netflix chief product officer Neil Hunt spoke to the media today and revealed that the company is thinking about better satisfying mobile viewers of the Netflix app by producing a special cut of original shows for mobile devices.

According to Hunt, Netflix has yet to decide whether it will provide different cuts for different …

Galaxy S8 user interface and icons showcased in a series of images

Thanks to myriad live images, videos, press renders and other tidbits, we’ve got a pretty good inkling of what Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ will offer. Through the aforementioned leaks, we’ve also caught a few glimpses of the user interface, which appears to have been given a customary refresh. Thanks to a handful of new images extracted from a recent APK of Samsung Smart Switch, we can take a closer look at the tweaked UI and the modified icons therein.

While the images are not of high resolution, they do offer a decent peek at what S8 users can expect to see when they fire up …

Archos intros two Graphite series smartphones with dual-lens cameras that cost less than $150

French company Archos is well-known for its cheap products, which, most of the time, provide excellent value for money. Just like every other year, Archos is one of the first companies to announce its new lineup for Mobile World Congress.

Yesterday, we reported about the Archos 101 Saphir, an Android Nougat-based rugged tablet that will be launched on the market sometime in June.

Now Archos is back with two new products: the 50 Graphite and 55 Graphite. Just like the rugged tablet, both smartphones will be available for purchase in June for prices starting …

Samsung intros the Exynos 9 Series 8895, a powerful octa-core processor for high-end phones

Samsung just announced a new high-end mobile processor: the octa-core Exynos 9 Series 8895, which is bound to power select smartphones coming later this year. Just like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 – which is actually developed in collaboration with Samsung – the Exynos 9 Series 8895 is built on a 10nm (nanometer) process technology. This enables it to deliver up to 27% higher performance compared to chipsets built on 14nm technology (like the Snapdragon 821), while also draining up to 40% less power.

The Exynos 9 Series 8895 has four custom CPU cores, plus four Cortex-A53 cores (with a maximum …

Strava users can now track runs and biking sessions with the GPS-enabled Apple Watch Series 2

The Apple Watch Series 2 has been out for a few months at this point, and developers are still working on updating their apps to take advantage of one of the Watch’s most important features – GPS functionality. Being able to go out for a walk or run without your iPhone and still have the Apple Watch keep tabs of your route is a great addition to have for people that want to carry as little technology with them while getting fit and still tracking all of their activity, and Strava is the latest app to finally support the Series 2’s built-in GPS.

If you’re a user of the Strava …