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Daytona 500 live broadcast the first in FOX Sports NextVR deal

Daytona 500 live broadcast the first in FOX Sports NextVR deal

A multi-year sports broadcast deal has been signed by FOX Sports and the folks at NextVR, creating live broadcasts for owners of VR headsets. The first big broadcast that'll happen now that the deal is signed will be the Daytona 500, one of the world's premiere racing events. Earlier this year, NextVR and FOX Sports broadcast Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) matches in virtual reality as well. It's all happening. Sports are coming to VR. This whole virtual reality thing isn't going away any time soon.

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Insider offers details on Galaxy S7, microSD card slot confirmed

Insider offers details on Galaxy S7, microSD card slot confirmed

When MWC 2016 kicks off in the coming days there will be hoards of new smartphones that are unveiled and some of them will be very cool. No matter what anyone shows off at MWC, the big focus will be on Samsung and the new Galaxy S7 family of devices. The number of leaks focusing on that smartphone has been tremendous. We have complied a list of what you can expect the Galaxy S7 to offer in one place, and the smartphone sounds very cool.

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Samsung details Internet 4.0, Cross App features for Android 6.0

Samsung details Internet 4.0, Cross App features for Android 6.0

Given the pace of Android updates on OEM devices, users sometimes consider it a miracle to even have a plain, vanilla new Android version on their smartphones. These past few days we've seen news or even just clues of Android 6.0 Marshmallow arriving on some of those, especially Samsung's, who has been notorious for rolling out updates on it own sweet time. Now Samsung is revealing at least two of the reasons why that took so long to happen, two features called "Internet 4.0" and "Cross App Functionality".

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AnTuTu benchmarks show Galaxy S7 Snapdragon version has better GPU performance

AnTuTu benchmarks show Galaxy S7 Snapdragon version has better GPU performance

We have seen plenty of leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone that will be launching soon. The leaks in the past have talked about nearly every facet of the smartphone including that there will be two version of the device. One version of the S7 will use Samsung's on Exynos8890 chip and the other will use a Snapdragon 820.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 leaked, no S Pen in sight

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 leaked, no S Pen in sight

Samsung has more or less consolidated its Android tablets along specific lines. The Galaxy Tab A was, more or less, designed with productivity in mind, with a model that even had an S Pen stylus. It has been a while since Samsung expanded that line but it might soon do so. A small leak has revealed that a 7.0-inch variant might be coming soon. Unsurprisingly named the Galaxy Tab A 7.0, this tablet still bears the hallmarks of a mid-range slate. This time, however, it seems that there might not be an S Pen hiding inside.

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Samsung itself leaks Galaxy S7 vid, shows waterproof feat

Samsung itself leaks Galaxy S7 vid, shows waterproof feat

While companies would prefer to keep a tight lid over their upcoming products, the memo doesn't always reach the farthest offices. And, of course, we always have to take into account human frailty. While it's still a good few days before Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy S7, its Indonesian outfit might have jumped the gun just a bit. Granted, a landing page for the device that doesn't reveal much isn't exactly earth-shattering, but that website does come with a full blown video, showcasing some of the features the Galaxy S7 might have.

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The next great smartphone isn’t a phone at all

The next great smartphone isn’t a phone at all

When Apple created the world's most popular smartphone, they made it basic. It took what the personal computer was and took out all the work. Android opened the doors to a much more complex system, allowing both simple and complicated phones to be made. Google expanded beyond smartphones to all manner of devices, large and small, content creator to content consumer. The next game-changer is both. Two devices. One experience. Just like the simultaneous rise of the video camera and the movie screens on which their content was shown.

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One week from the Samsung Galaxy S7: Here’s what to expect

One week from the Samsung Galaxy S7: Here’s what to expect

The Samsung Galaxy S7 will almost certainly be revealed for the first time at Samsung's event during Mobile World Congress 2016. During Samsung's event, the manufacturer will very likely show off not one, but two (at least) smartphones, one a Galaxy S7 with curved edges on its back, the other a Galaxy S7 Edge with curved edges on its front. What follows is all the information you'll want to have before we go in to the event itself. That's comparisons, analysis, and leaked photos, too.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 6 said to have 6GB RAM, 5.8-inch screen

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 said to have 6GB RAM, 5.8-inch screen

Given how the Samsung Galaxy S7 has practically been leaked to death and how near we are to its unveiling, it is perhaps time to start warming up the rumor mill for things still far, far away. For example, perhaps it's time to speculate on the Galaxy Note 6, which is still a good half year away. According to this premature rumor, the S Pen powered phablet will actually increase in size, both in display with a 5.8-inch screen, as well as in RAM, with a whopping 6 GB.

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Samsung enhances edge screen with Marshmallow 6.0 upgrade

Samsung enhances edge screen with Marshmallow 6.0 upgrade

Samsung has rolled out an enhancement for the screen for edge device users that make it more useful. The update promises to make it faster and easier to get the information you need and perform tasks using the swipe and tap motion on the edge of the screen. Changes to the edge screen come thanks to the Android 6.0 upgrade that has begun rolling out and allows widening of the edge content to 550 pixels.

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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge now tipped to cost 700, 800 EUR

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge now tipped to cost 700, 800 EUR

Some rumors are just too good to be true. But some are too terrible you wish they weren't. That might be the case for our friends across the pond who might be looking at two of the most expensive smartphones in the market soon. According to a tip, so take with a truck load of salt, the Samsung Galaxy S7 will be priced at 699.99 EUR ($785) while the Galaxy S7 edge will go for 799.99 EUR ($898). This could effectively turn interested buyers away from Samsung and right into the comforting arms of the competition.

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2016 Youth Olympic Games viewable in VR glory

2016 Youth Olympic Games viewable in VR glory

We have all heard of the Olympics before and know that the games come around every few years. What you might not know is that there are also Youth Olympic Games and for 2016, those games are being held in Lillehammer, Norway. These games might not be on TV and you might not get to travel to Norway to watch, but you can watch the games in a very cool and unique way.

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