​How to get your MacBook Pro battery to last a whole day

After buying a 15-inch 2016 MacBook Pro in December with initially disappointing battery life, I became one of the skeptics. But I’ve been running tests and talking to Apple techs — read the details here — and I’ve extended my useful battery life dramatically. In one day’s test, mostly using a browser with a dim…

Patent drawings of a Samsung foldable phone design published

  Samsung has a tendency to throw stuff at the wall, and see what sticks. I don’t mean that in a negative way – many of their seemingly-bizarre experiments became wildly popular (see: S7 edge). A patent application submitted by Samsung shows their concept of a foldable smartphone, and it’s interesting to say the least….

Samsung earnings not stung by Galaxy Note 7 — yet

Korean electronics giant expects slight rise in operating profit for third quarter, but that doesn’t appear to include recall costs Samsung’s exploding Galaxy Note 7 doesn’t appear to have hurt the company’s earnings too much in the third quarter. The Korean electronics giant said Thursday that it expects its operating profit during the period to…

How to prepare your Mac for MacOS Sierra

Apple’s next computer operating system will be released as a free update on September 20. Is your Mac ready?   Apple’s next Mac update might happen in October, but its next Mac operating system, MacOS Sierra, will be released on September 20. Among the new features coming to MacOS Sierra are Siri integration, optimized storage…

Samsung swings for the fences with the Galaxy Note 7

The original was a gamble. It was big and strange and sported, of all things, a stylus — that forgotten (and at the time, gauche) piece of productivity hardware that had seemingly died out with the physical keyboard. It was also, to the surprise of many, a titanic hit. A gambit that quickly became one…

Apple could release an iPhone 7 Pro with a dual-camera system

Welcome to rumorland, where we look at smoke from afar to figure out if there’s any fire. This time, signs point to a new iPhone 7 Pro. In addition to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the Pro model would feature a dual-camera system as well as a smart connector at the back. Two…

Gear 360

Redefine what a phone can do Capture some of the best times of your life with Gear 360 and relive the moments through your Gear VR and Galaxy smartphone. *Click for more on Galaxy S7 | S7 edge and Gear VR. Front view of Gear 360Galaxy S7 and S7 edgeGear VR Real 360º From the…