Samsung shows off flexible, bendable wire batteries for smartwatches and wearables

samsung wire batterySamsung has shown off some new battery tech that we could start seeing in smartwatches and wearable tech in the next few years. The battery is unique in that it features a wire shape that’s extremely flexible, which should theoretically maximize the amount of juice a device can hold that takes up all of the available space in a watch face or wristband. Samsung claims this could result in up to 50% better battery life. Read more

Best smartwatches right now


Although smartwatches have yet to become mainstream, tech lovers like me feel the need to have one. Over the past year, numerous smartwatches of all different brands hit the market hoping to get slapped on your wrist. But not all of them feature the same functionality. With new manufacturers getting involved in along with those who are already returning with a second generation product, it has become harder than ever to choose the one that best suits your needs best.

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Virgin Mobile launches giving campaign when Canadians buy new goods


Virgin Mobile announced today a new fundraiser connected to Canadian sales of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime smartphone and the Universal Power Bank. The Galaxy Grand Prime has been named the next RE*Generation phone available from the carrier. With that status, for every device sold Virgin Mobile will donate $5 to help at-risk and homeless youth.

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Specifications of Samsung’s latest clamshell phone, the Galaxy Golden 3, leak on benchmark site


If you thought that clamshell phones were a relic of the past, you are in for a surprise because Samsung is busy working on what is believed to be the Galaxy Golden 3, sporting similar internals to the Galaxy S6. It carries the model number SM-W2016, and like its predecessors, will likely only be available in select Asian countries.

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US Jury fines Apple $234 million in damages for infringing on a CPU patent owned by the University of Wisconsin


Apple earlier was facing almost a billion dollars in fines for infringing on a University of Wisconsin-Madison patent that improved processor efficiency. Now, Apple has only been ordered to pay $234 million in damages, as a US jury has come to the conclusion that Apple did not infringe on the patent willfully.

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