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Samsung posts record profits in Q3

After releasing its preliminary guidance two weeks ago, now Samsung has posted its official earnings for Q3 2017. The company registered KRW14.53 trillion in operating profit or $13 billion. This is a massive 179% growth year over year and a record, enabled by high demand for flagship mobile devices and memory chips for servers. The revenue reported by Samsung is KRW62.05 trillion ($55.48 billion) which is an increase from KRW47.82 trillion ($42.75 billion). The net profit also increased drastically - an 89% jump from KRW4.54 trillion ($4.05 billion) in June-September 2016 to KRW11.19...



Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 550 allegedly pictured in four colors

Microsoft will soon announce its first smartphones running Windows 10 Mobile from day one. The company has already scheduled an event on October 6 for this purpose, and as we get closer to that date we're expecting to see more and more leaks relating to such devices. Take today, for example. A set of four pictures has been leaked, and they reportedly show the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 550 in four color versions - white, red, blue, and black. Make sure to click on the thumbnails in order to see the full size images. (more…)

Samsung Gear Sport update improves charging

Less than a few weeks ago, Samsung pushed an OTA update for its Gear S3 Classic and Frontier smartwatches addressing battery charging issues and adding overall stability to the Tizen software. It seems that the company is looking to patch the Gear Sport watch as well. According to the changelog, the only updates the Tizen 3.0.0.2 firmware R600AXXU1ARG1/R600OXA1ARG1 offers are improved battery charging algorithm and stability and security fixes. The security fixes are self-explanatory, while the battery charging algorithm means that users still having trouble charging the watch...



Counterclockwise: the most successful mobile games of recent years

Mobile games have turned into a global phenomenon - or problem, depending on how you look at it. If you're looking to kill some time, mobile games offer a variety of fun activities, anytime, anywhere. If you're an employer or the parent of a student with homework... well, then it's a problem. We'll now have a look at the most popular games of recent years. Flappy Bird - 50+ million A game people loved to hate - so very simple, so very addictive, so very frustrating. All those mixed emotions pushed it to over 50 million downloads in less than a year after launch (May...



Xiaomi Mi 6c with Snapdragon 660 may have just been spotted in a benchmark

Xiaomi's Mi 6 went official last month, but it seems like the Chinese company is currently working on a lesser version of its flagship handset. A cheaper entry-level model. A Mi 6c, if you will. If true, this would come quite soon after the Mi 5c, which is powered by Xiaomi's own Surge S1 chipset. That's not the case for the device codenamed Jason, that recently ran GFXBench. Jason may or may not end up being sold as Mi 6c, but one thing's certain - in this case the company has opted to use a Qualcomm chip. Namely, the recently unveiled Snapdragon 660. That's not a slouch by any...