Samsung to disclose cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires on Jan. 23

Findings of Samsung's investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire will be disclosed a day before the announcement of its fourth quarter result, the South Korean electronics giant announced on Friday.

Samsung executives and independent experts who conducted the investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fire incidents will share their findings in a press conference on January 23 in Seoul. It will be available globally through a live-stream.

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run to be available on Android devises

Nintendo's wildly popular Super Mario Run smartphone game will be made available for users of Android devices as well, the mobile gaming giant announced on Wednesday.

Using its Tweeter account, Nintendo announced that the Super Mario Run videogame would be available on Android smartphones devices in March 2017, nearly three months after its release on iOS Devices in December 2016.

Facebook plans to invest $3bn in virtual reality

Foreseeing virtual reality (VR) as a future computing platform, Mark Zuckerberg-led Facebook has decided to make a multi-billion investment in VR over the next decade.

Mr. Zuckerberg, chief executive of the popular social-networking platform, recently announced that the company has decided to invest $3 billion in VR to bring virtual reality to the masses.

Apple’s next MacBooks will have Kaby Lake processor, more RAM: analyst predicts

Apple's new MacBooks will come equipped with Intel's powerful Kaby Lake processors as well as offer more RAM in the fifteen-inch model, a well-known Apple analyst said in a newly issued note.

Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with KGI Securities in Taiwan, said in the note that Apple would upgrade this year's MacBooks with the Kaby Lake processors and 32 gigabytes of RAM.

Samsung Note 7’s battery reportedly caused fires in the device

South Korean electronics giant Samsung's investigation into what caused many Galaxy Note 7s to explode and catch fire has indicated that the battery was the main culprit, according to emerging media reports.

Citing an anonymous person familiar with the matter, several media outlets also reported that Samsung will likely officially announce the results of its investigation on January 23rd, a day before announcing its fourth-quarter results.

Samsung apparently leaks Galaxy S8

Electronics giant Samsung recently released two different adverts showing off its new AMOLED displays, but the real star of the show is a mysterious smartphone that showed up in both adverts. The unique design of the mysterious device prompted many to predict that it might be the Galaxy S8.

Samsung hasn't yet officially announced the Galaxy S8, but the company is widely expected to introduce the eagerly-awaited smartphone sometime in spring this year.

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