Samsung is rumored to be working on the removal of most "extra features" from TouchWiz and optimizing the code. This should result in a lighter and faster skin that users will appreciate.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the Lumia 930 is currently my favorite phone and Microsoft is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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An update for the Intel graphics driver on the Surface Pro 3 is now available and it fixes a number of bugs and playback issues that users were having when running Windows 10 on their machines.
Microsoft is readying the preview build of Windows 10 on phones, expected to be released some time in February. As part of that effort the Phone Insider app has been updated and is now Windows Insider
LG managed to ship nearly 25% more handsets during 2014 compared to the previous year and its profits more than doubled in that period. The company is also planning further expansion in new markets.
The Chinese government wants foreign technology companies operating inside its borders to hand over their software's source code and use only state-approved encryption algorithms.
The chip maker mentioned in its recent financial filings that the company had lost one of its major customers. This seemingly confirms an earlier report about Samsung dropping the Snapdragon 810.
According to the company's latest financial report, Samsung is struggling to keep up with the market thanks to declining smartphone sales and margins. These two accounted for a 64% drop in profits.
Microsoft in partnership with Spectra Wireless is launching a network that uses TV white space to bring internet to diverse regions around the world. This is the first big trial for the technology.
The legislative body of the European Union has published a report in which mass surveillance is decried as a threat to basic human rights. As a result the EU is proposing even more surveillance.
According to a new report from Japan, Sony is planning to cut approximately 1000 jobs from its smartphone division in Europe and China. This comes after consecutive quarters of losses.
YouTube has made a big move in moving their content over to the HTML5 player. While available for many years as an experiment, the standards' based player is now the default option on the web.
Apple's Watch will become available in April after a very long wait. This comes directly from company CEO, Tim Cook, who mentioned he's very excited about finally getting the device in users' hands.
Piracy, especially music piracy, has apparently disappeared from Norway. This seems to be because of easy to access to affordable, convenient and legal music streaming services.
A new report shows that the US Drug Enforcement Agency is tracking millions of cars and people in real-time as they move across the country. They also have a database with hundreds of millions of more
As part of the preview wave for the February update, Microsoft has released new firmware for its controllers. These bring some speed and stability improvements but will require separate updates.