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Galaxy S7 and S7 edge roll through the FCC

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have made an appearance through the FCC. Although the phone will not be announced until February 21, Samsung is getting a head start and preparing the logistics before launch. The model numbers for the S7 sand S7 edge are SM-G930A and SM-G935A, respectively. While these documents don’t contain images of the alleged devices, they ... Read More »

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 4 lineup leaks ahead of MWC – meet the Pop 4S, Pop 4 Plus, and Pop 4

TCL, the owner of the Alcatel OneTouch brand, is going to unveil a new Pop 4 lineup of smartphones at the MWC later this month. All of those leaked Pop 4 devices should be priced attractively low. Alcatel OneTouch Pop 4S is the flagship smartphone of the Pop 4 series with a 5.5” 1080p IPS display and Helio X10 chipset. ... Read More »

New rumor claims HTC One M10 will have Snapdragon 820 and MediaTek versions

Sales of existing homes jumped 14.7 percent in December compared to November, according to the National Association of Realtors, but not because the housing market is suddenly outperforming all expectations. The jump in December had all to do with the nearly 11 percent monthly drop in home sales in November, and that drop in November had all to do with ... Read More »

Big oil expected to report steep profit and revenue declines

Earnings season gets underway for the energy industry’s giants on Friday when Chevron reports before the bell. With profits and revenue for so-called “Big Oil” expected to fall significantly from a year ago, investors will have an eye on a few critical factors. In a field of battered drilling stocks, many analysts have advocated holding the big, integrated oil companies ... Read More »

Exynos 8890 and Kirin 950 duke it out in Geekbench 3

A Canadian version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 (one with Exynos 8890) was tested on Geekbench 3. A Kirin 950-powered Huawei Mate 8 also put in a score. The Galaxy S7 score wasn’t in “crazy high” territory, but both the hardware and the software are under development so expect the final score to go up. The Kirin 950 chipset, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 hits Antutu, Exynos 8890 and 5.1″ display

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is the usual state flagships are a month ahead of announcement – constantly leaked and almost entirely revealed. The case of the Galaxy S7 is a bit more interesting, because it remains unclear in what shapes and screen sizes it will be available, but that aside, we now have another confirmation on key specs. Antutu reports ... Read More »

LeEco announces Le Max and Le 1s in India

LeEco, formerly LeTV, has announced the Le Max and the Le 1s smartphones in the Indian market. The Le Max is the company’s flagship device with a massive 6.33-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB RAM, and 64/128GB storage. The phone has the Sony IMX230 21 megapixel camera on the back and 4 megapixel camera on the front. There’s ... Read More »

Polaroid Power and Snap smartphones unveiled

Over at CES Polaroid has announced a couple of new smartphones (or 4, if you count display diagonal options). Not a major player on the smartphone scene, Polaroid has placed the focus of the new models on affordability. Polaroid Snap The Polaroid Snap is the lower-specced model, and comes in three display sizes: 5″, 5.5″, and 6″. Whatever the diagonal, ... Read More »

The DJIA: Goldman Sachs and everybody else.

When the Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 400 points Monday afternoon, it was weighed down by a sell-off in Goldman Sachs stock before it partially rebounded. Of course, the Dow is not the market — it’s just 30 major stocks out of the thousands traded on American exchanges. Most of the time, those stocks move along with ... Read More »

BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL are official with 5.5″ displays

US-based smartphone maker BLU used CES 2016 to announce its latest phones – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both feature 5.5″ Super AMOLED screens, MediaTek chipsets with octa-core CPU and metal unibody design. BLU Vivo 5 The BLU Vivo 5 comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 267 ppi. ... Read More »