Apple's iPhone 6s Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ are two of the hottest 'phablets' available today, and though both smartphones are worthy options for discerning gadget geeks, they have distinct strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the iPhone 6s Plus tops the GS6 edge+.
“We are at the threshold of significant disruption in the data centre space."
The nation's retailers bear a huge share of the burden of converting to more secure chip card technology, even as banks have been shipping updated chip credit and debit cards to millions of customers for months.
Those are two of the trends we gleaned from IHS DisplaySearch's annual flat-panel display conference, which took place last week.
"The Apple Watch is off to a great start, with high marks in satisfaction and a strong likelihood of recommending it to others."
With its 12.9-inch Retina Display and 64-bit processor, three CIOs say the iPad Pro could be a laptop replacement or, at least, a tablet alternative for healthcare workers, sales professionals and students.
Apple is the toast of the tech world this week, thanks in no small part to the introduction of its latest iPhone duo. However, the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus lack a number of enhancements that in some ways leave them lagging behind the competition.
Many features are missing from Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2. This year’s model has a smaller screen, a lesser resolution and packs fewer pixels into each inch. It can’t be used as a remote control as it has no IR blaster, and night photos are likely to struggle with no flash. These were all features found in the original Tab S, and from over here, the year-old tablet might look like the better buy.
“These technologies are where more print service providers are investing based on the new and enhanced capabilities they offer to customers.”
Samsung pioneered the large-screen smartphone with the original Galaxy Note. The idea of phone and tablet hybrid -- known as a phablet -- was far better executed than the device itself. Today the company launched the Note5, and it feels every bit a phablet five years in the making.
In today's open source roundup: The ten best Chromebooks you can buy and must-have Chrome OS apps to run on them. Plus: DistroWatch reviews VectorLinux 7.1. And GOG improves Linux games installer.
Patch Tuesday, contrary to expectations earlier this year, survived after Microsoft yesterday delivered security updates not only for the legacy editions of Windows, but also for the new Windows 10.
“With a more diverse product portfolio, Lenovo is in a stronger position than Apple to cement its lead in the market."
Patch Tuesday is not dead.
Another quarter, another happy financial report from Apple. The company's third financial quarter is rarely the place where you expect to see records - but there was still a lot to be gleaned from the numbers, and from the following hour-long call with financial analysts.
Every smartphone that has passed through the Good Gear Guide testing labs in 2015 has been rounded up on this page. Readers in the market for a new smartphone: this is a good starting point. Consider the smartphones available, narrow the selection down according to your price range and then begin qualifying either the retailer or carrier best suited to your individual needs.
“The demand for basic wearables, those that do not run third party apps, has been absolutely astounding."
Microsoft is hanging a lot of Windows 10 on a single phrase: "supported lifetime of the device."
“These vendors recorded an average growth of 73 per cent in smartphone sales and saw their combined share go up from 38 per cent to 47 per cent during the first quarter of 2015.”
Apple Watch set to spur greater innovation from other players in the industry and drive new partnerships amongst vendors and distributors.