Samsung will reportedly sell ‘refurbished’ Galaxy Note 7s

Even though Samsung has established a cause for those Galaxy Note 7 flare-ups, the device's story is not over. Korean outlet Hankyung reports that the company will sell the "refurbished" phones, but with smaller, less-explodey batteries inside. It do…

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick with Alexa is hitting the UK for £40

The latest iteration of Amazon's Fire TV Stick, first launched in the US last October, is finally UK-bound. While the little streaming dongle still won't admit 4K is a thing, it boasts a quad-core processor that Amazon says makes it 30 percent faster…

Piloted hoverbike redefines ‘dangerous’

Good news: a private company has developed a manned hoverbike you may well fly one day. Only… you might not want to. Startup company Hoversurf is teasing the Scorpion-3, an electric quadcopter bike that offers both automated and manual control….

Report: Apple might be revamping its iPad lineup in March

Japanese website Macotakara reports that Apple's upcoming March event will see the release of a new line of iPad Pros as well as 128GB iPhone SE and a new bright red color choice for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. The company is expected to unveil iPad Pro…

Hyundai chooses efficiency over range with its new Ioniq vehicles

Hyundai has been dragging its feet. Hybrid technology has been on the road for over a decade and the Korean automaker is only now catching up with its own dedicated Ioniq brand (a hybrid Sonata has been available for a while). But, instead of just dr…

Microsoft’s next-gen HoloLens reportedly won’t arrive until 2019

If you've been hoping for a cheaper, smaller HoloLens to come out soon, you might be disappointed. Microsoft-focused news site Thurrott reports that the company is eschewing a more incremental follow-up device in favor of something with significant u…

WhatsApp status updates now look a lot like Snapchat

Facebook is continuing its bid to bring a dash of Snapchat to all its apps. In a confirmation of rumors from the fall, WhatsApp has overhauled its status feature with an option to share photos and videos much like you would in Snapchat Stories. Muc…

Samsung’s future Gear VR will come with a controller

Now that Google's Daydream View is giving Gear VR a run for its money, how is Samsung going to respond? By implementing one of Daydream's best features, of course. Both an FCC filing and an apparent scoop from Roland Quandt indicate that this year'…