Samsung will reveal its next flagship smartphones on January 14th

Samsung confirmed today that its latest Galaxy Unpacked event -- and its first major smartphone launch of the year -- will take place virtually at 10AM Eastern/7AM Pacific on Thursday, January 14th.“Over the past year, mobile technology has taken cen...

Report: MediaTek takes over as world’s largest smartphone chipset vendor

Move over, Qualcomm: According to a new report from research firm Counterpoint, MediaTek has overtaken the San Diego-based chipmaker to become the world’s biggest vendor of smartphone chipsets by market share. While Qualcomm (understandably) held ont...

Microsoft Authenticator can now store and autofill mobile device passwords

Microsoft’s Authenticator on mobile will soon be updated with password management and autofill capabilities, the company announced (as seen by Thurott). The passwords will be synced using your Microsoft account using Outlook, Hotmail and other Redmon...

ICYMI: Catch up on a busy week of console and phone reviews

While last week Engadget was focused on putting the newly released Xbox systems through their paces, this week we were focused on new iPhones and an inexpensive Android tablet. We spent time finding the features and flaws of the Xbox Series X and Ser...

MediaTek’s latest Chromebook chipsets balance battery life and power

MediaTek has announced a pair of Chromebook chipsets it says can balance power with improved battery life performance. The company designed the 6nm MT8195 for premium Chromebooks and the 7nm MT8192 for broader use.The MT8195 has an octa-core CPU. The...

SmartThings Find app can track down lost Samsung Galaxy devices

Smartphones and other devices are so intertwined with our lives that losing one can be traumatic. To that end, Samsung has unveiled SmartThings Find, an app that uses a variety of technologies to locate your phone, even if there’s no cell or WiFi sig...