Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition goes on sale July 18

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition. The special version of its smartphone will be given to all of the athletes in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but 2,016 units will be sold to the public starting on July 18. Samsung stated: For the first time ever, the Rio 2016-inspired device incorporates an...

The Acer TravelMate X349 will offer a thin and light Windows 10 notebook for $650

Acer has announced plans to launch the TravelMate X349 Windows 10 notebook. The first of the company's new TravelMate X3 series will be a 3.3-pound laptop that will be just 18 mm thick. It will launch in October in the U.S. for a starting price of $649.99. Acer is targeting small businesses and professionals with its latest notebook. The 14-inch...

I rooted my Nexus 5X for themes, and here's what I learned

Believe it or not, I like simple. That may not sound quite right for a themer, but I do. I well and truly do love simple. That's why I loved Motorola's phones and the Nexus approach to Android. But there are limits to what you can do in the simple sandbox, while your bootloader is locked and your phone is...

What's new with Task View in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Task View has received some big improvements in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has introduced a couple of new improvements around the Task View feature, which gives users an overview of all their open apps as well as access to virtual desktops. In the past, Task View was pretty basic, but with the...

This is iOS 10 beta 2 in action

Hands on with iOS 10 Beta 2Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of MacWhen Apple rolled out iOS 10 beta 2 earlier this week, I rushed to install it straight onto my trusty iPhone — and I had my camera ready to give you a hands-on look at everything that’s new. Check out the video below to see our overview of some of...

Apple Pay makes it grand arrival in Switzerland

Apple Pay is in its seventh market.Photo: AppleFrom being able to use Apple Pay for bank transfers to using it to pay for items on the web, Apple continues to show how serious it is about its mobile payments service. Today, Apple Pay continued its expansion by arriving in Switzerland for the first time. Marking the second European launch after...

Windows Device Recovery Tool updated to support NuAns NEO and other phones

Microsoft has updated its Windows Device Recovery Tool, adding support for four third-party Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone 8.1 products, including the NuAns NEO. The PC-based Windows Device Recovery Tool allows owners of supported smartphones to go back to a default installation of the OS if their phone is not working. Besides the NuAns NEO, which is currently raising...

Final Fantasy VII brings the fight against Sephiroth to Google Play

Classic role playing game Final Fantasy VII has made its way to Android and the Google Play Store. You'll be able to take up Cloud's giant buster sword once again as he does battle with Sephiroth, but this time, you'll be able to enter the fight wherever you go. Final Fantasy VII for Android contains all of the features of...

NVIDIA's GTX 1060 brings VR gaming to the masses for $249

NVIDIA has taken the wraps off of the GTX 1060, the successor to the GTX 960. This $249 card is aimed at the mainstream gaming audience, which should allow those with competent builds to enjoy some VR games. For the price, you get an advanced card with the power of the GTX 980 and 6GB of VRAM, plus support...

Microsoft has found a way to store 200MB of data in synthetic DNA

Microsoft and the University of Washington have created synthetic DNA that is able to store 200MB of data. The DNA could hold, among other things, an HD version of a music video from OK Go! In a blog post, Microsoft stated: The impressive part is not just how much data they were able to encode onto synthetic DNA and then decode....