Spending $1,000+ on a phone is worth every penny when you use it thousands of times a day

December 15, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable On Oct. 27, I joined millions of people worldwide in pre-ordering the iPhone X in the middle of the night. I went back to sleep after spending exactly $1,250.97 for the fully-loaded version, and I woke up the next day feeling completely unfazed by my purchase. A thousand dollars is a lot of f*cking money to spend on a phone that will eventually get banged up and…

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Green Monday deals are still going strong at Amazon, Dell, and eBay

December 14, 2017

Smart home, gaming, laptops and more.Image: techbargains Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Green Monday may be a totally made up holiday, but the sales are real. So real, in fact, that they’re still going strong. SEE ALSO: Amazon has tons of adorable pet products on sale today If you’ve still got some people to shop for or are…

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The best Black Friday deals on laptops, TVs, home goods and electronics

December 4, 2017

The hugely popular Instant Pot is on sale again.Image: Amazon Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Updated 11/24 4:00 PM ET: We’ve added a ton of new deals and cleared out some expired deals. If you’ve stuffed your face with as much turkey as humanly possible and need an excuse to get away from your great-aunt Dorothy, do we…

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Samsung’s new battery tech could eliminate charging anxiety for good

December 2, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable What if your smartphone could fully charge in less than 15 minutes? That future may not be so far off, according to Samsung, which Tuesday detailed new battery research that could have big implications for the smartphone maker’s business. SEE ALSO: Researchers create a ‘battery-free’ mobile phone The Korean electronics giant says it’s developed a type of battery material that’s more efficient and charges faster than traditional…

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Samsung’s first bendable smartphone could be just a few weeks away

December 1, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable We may not have to wait much longer to see Samsung’s long-rumored bendable smartphone. The Korean tech giant plans to unveil the phone, which is rumored to be named the Galaxy X, in January at CES, according to a new report in Yahoo News. SEE ALSO: Samsung hid a savage easter egg in its latest anti-Apple ad The report comes after a company support page for the…

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Star Wars fans on why they love the franchise and Samsungs new vacuums

November 22, 2017

Samsung's Star Wars vacuums are available now.Image: Samsung When Star Wars: A New Hope first hit theaters on May 25, 1977, an icon was born. In the 40 years since the film made its debut, and with more stories being told, the brand has cemented its status as a cornerstone of our pop culture for multiple generations. In the lead up to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Samsung has just…

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Google’s Pixel 2 takes better portrait photos with one camera than iPhone X and Note 8 do with two

November 12, 2017

Image: Raymond Wong/ Mashable You no longer need to buy a big and costly DSLR with a insanely enormous lens to get “professional-quality” photos with shallow profundity of field. If you have an iPhone( 7 Plus, 8 Plus, or X ), Google Pixel 2 or 2 XL, or Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you can already get great pro-level kills with minimum exertion thanks to their “portrait modes”( “Live focus” on…

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Samsung makes record profit of $109m a day as chip demand soars

November 4, 2017

Electronics monstrous establishes $10 bn profit in merely three months on the back of strong marketings and relaunch of Galaxy smartphones South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics entered a record advantage of 11. 2trn acquired- $10 bn( PS7. 6bn)- in the July to September period, it said on Tuesday, its better for any quarter. The world’s biggest reminiscence chip and smartphone maker had its de facto leader prison in August…

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Samsung’s new wireless earbuds are good, but they’re no AirPods

November 1, 2017

The Gear IconX 2018's look less dorky than Apple's AirPods.Image: raymond wong/mashable Even if you still have a phone with a headphone jack, chances are you’re interested in true wireless earbuds — they’re the ones without a cable connecting the two nubs that go into your ears — because who actually likes wires? There’s a ton of wireless earbuds flooding the market this holiday season. Most are aimed at Apple’s…

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Samsung’s new Bixby dongle will make your dumb home smart

October 24, 2017

Image: AP/ REX/ Shutterstock Samsung demands Bixby to capability your smart dwelling, and it has a Chromecast-like dongle to make it happen. The company unveiled an experimental dongle paradigm called Project Ambience that sours “dumb” devices and devices into Bixby-enabled smart residence accessories. SEE ALSO: Samsung’s Bixby assistant’s next stop is … your refrigerator During a demo onstage at Samsung’s Developer Conference in San Francisco, Samsung CTO Injon Rhee demoed…

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