Gadgets

Samsung delays Galaxy S8

The company is delaying its next Galaxy phone, the Galaxy S8, which is usually announced in February.

Analysts question whether the company has really got to the bottom of the problem of exploding batteries.

Google's Pixel phone proves popular

Google's Pixel smartphones were unveiled in October.

The phone is considered "a major success" even though sales are well below Apple and Samsung devices.

Fujifilm unveils new cameras

The X-T20 has an indicative pricing of approximately $1699 for the body only.

Fujifilm has announced three new cameras as it carves out a share of the mirrorless market.

Hottest tech coming this year

The 77-inch LG Signature W OLED television is expected to cost US$20,000.

Here are 31 items that won a CES innovation award and that may make it into your home this year.

Big phones all about compromise

The iPhone 7 Plus, left, weighs about 50g more than an iPhone 6.

Up until the last few weeks, all my smartphones have been four-point-something inches, which I thought was perfect.

A guide to buying a 4K TV

Expect to pay under $1500 for a 50-inch 4K HDTV; lower-resolution sets can be had for as little as $300.

Here's a geek's guide to decode the buzzwords, alphabet soup and pricing of TVs.

Microsoft's phone that's a tablet

The patent filings show what could be Microsoft's attempt at a Surface smartphone

A recently filed patent may offer some ideas of what a Surface phone may look like.

Parent v gadget: Who's better?

For most parents, the idea of a device taking the parenting reins ranges from "over-my-dead body" to "I'll take two".

For most parents, the idea of a device taking the parenting reins ranges from "over-my-dead body" to "I'll take two".

Review: Huawei MateBook

The Huawei Matebook costs $1725.

​Huawei has undergone a transformation over recent years, moving from being an obscure budget handset maker into the No. 3 slot in the smartphone market. 

Drone dream is crashing

China's DJI, the undisputed king of non-military drones, is crushing its competitors.

China's DJI, the undisputed king of non-military drones, is crushing its competitors by cutting prices.

Android creator's 'essential' phone

Andy Rubin sold Android to Google in 2005.

Two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry.

Review: AirPods + Apple Watch

The Apple Watch makes a great pairing with the wireless AirPods.

How do two iPhone add-ons work without the iPhone? Like magic - mostly.

Nintendo Switch to launch in March video

Nintendo's Yoshiaki Koizumi introduces the Switch, its new game console, at its presentation ceremony in Tokyo, Japan.

Nintendo unveil new Switch console, which alternates between a home and mobile gaming system.

Intel's new PC fits in your wallet

Tucked away inside the card are a CPU, GPU, RAM, storage and wireless connectivity.

The Compute Card is that has the potential to extend the lifespan of gadgets such as laptops, tablets, and TVs.

Apple removes lost AirPods app

Apple AirPods cost $269.

Owners of Apple's wireless AirPods might now have a tougher time finding a missing earbud.

10 silly smart home devices

Catspad dispenses food and water for a full month through an app, tracks kitty caloric intake.

Ten apps for objects you never imagined could - or indeed should - be connected to the internet.

Smartphones reach saturation point

The iPhone kicked off the smartphone revolution.

Explosive growth has led to saturation point amid intense competition.

Lenovo 'upscales' movies to VR

Lenovo's new gaming laptops and the Entertainment Hub software is expected mid 2017.

Lenovo's new gaming laptops and the Entertainment Hub software is expected mid 2017.

The moment Jobs unveiled the iPhone

Steve Jobs holds the original iPhone in San Francisco, California on January 9.

Watch the video of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiling the iPhone 10 years ago.

Hyped gadgets that flopped video

Several models of hoverboards no longer appear on Amazon's website.

Hoverboards, smart glasses, GoPro drones - some of the mega hyped gadgets that failed to catch on.

Zombie phone brands return

The Nokia 6 will be available soon, exclusively in China.

Smartphones bearing the names of Nokia and BlackBerry are reappearing like apparitions.

A bed that will stop snorers

Are you sleeping next to a snorer? A bed that hears - and adjusts in response - means earplugs and elbow jabs are a ...

It's one of many domestic life-changers presented at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.

The next big thing for televisions

Journalists take photos of a new Samsung QLED television during the 2017 CES.

What's new with TVs this year? Incrementally better pictures, larger screens and cheaper prices - and that's about it.

iPhone marks 10th anniversary

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs holds the first iPhone in 2007.

​When Apple introduced the iPhone 10 years ago, skeptics pounced.

Six wacky CES gadgets

Elmoji is a robot that houses Elmo, the beloved Sesame Street character, and teaches kids to code.

Here is a look at several wacky CES products - and what they can tell us about the future of tech.

New 'Star Trek' smartphone

Consumer Physics' scanners use infrared light to analyse molecular structure.

A new smartphone can analyse any material - from the nutritional content of an apple to a person's body fat.

Apple dominates holiday activations

Apple will likely offer more details on holiday sales during its quarterly earnings call expected next month.

During the holidays, 44 per cent of devices activated were from Apple. Samsung was second with 21 per cent.

Avatar-style robot takes first steps

A human pilot can control the "Method-2" robot using arm gestures.

​The hulking human-like creation bears a striking resemblance to the military robots in the movie Avatar.

Lesser-known tips for iPhones

It's estimated we only use about 10 per cent of what our consumer electronics are capable of.

It's estimated we only use about 10 per cent of what our consumer electronics are capable of.

Mac buyers' battery freak out

According to the Consumer Reports review, there are battery-life issues with the MacBook Pro range.

The top US consumer recommendation site is not giving Apple's new laptops its seal of approval for the first time ever.

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