Digital Life


Choosing Sony or Apple for phone pix

Sony Xperia XZ vs iPhone 7 Plus: the choice is yours.

The person who presumes to review and assess digital doodads faces a constant dilemma: do we judge against an ideal or do we assess on the basis of realistic expectations of owners' use?

BlackBerry reveals its final in-house smartphone

Blackberry's final in-house phone is the DTEK60.

BlackBerry has showed off the last phone it will market itself before completely outsourcing design, production and distribution to partners: a 5.5-inch touchscreen device that rivals the size of the iPhone 7 Plus and Google Pixel XL, but at a lower price.

'Portrait mode' arrives for iPhone 7 Plus

When working correctly, portrait mode applies a blur to background objects.

Update's headline feature is only available on the iPhone 7 Plus — a new 'portrait mode' that uses the phone's dual cameras to create a shallow depth of field usually only achieved with larger camera systems.

Samsung's history of problematic products

Samsung has recalled six models of its top-loader washing machines.

Samsung killed the Galaxy Note7 this week after the devices continued to burst into flames. But the tech behemoth has not extinguished scrutiny over its safety record.

What does Samsung do now?

Samsung's Note7 was a great phone, apart from the overheating, but the Note name may now be tarnished forever.

Samsung has issued a second recall for the troubled Note7 handset and canned production, but where does it go from here?

'Power down': It's all over for the Note7

Samsung slashed its third-quarter profit estimate by a third, estimating more than $3 billion in loss over its decision ...

Samsung has asked all retailers across the globe to stop selling and exchanging the Galaxy Note7 smartphone, and has instructed all owners of the phone to power it off and seek a refund or replacement.