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November 1, 2017 9:00 PM Hands on: Razer Phone review

A gaming smartphone with superb speakers The Razer Phone is built for gamers thanks to its high-end specs, a silky smooth screen and powerful stereo speakers. But do gamers want a smartphone dedicated to gaming? The jury is still out for now, but the Razer Phone has the makings of a handset that could well tempt those with a passion for gaming on the go. This Android 2949

November 1, 2017 3:12 PM Amazon’s app now lets you place items inside your home using AR

Following in Ikea and Target’s footsteps Amazon has added an AR component to its app, using Apple’s ARKit to let customers place various items in their house virtually before buying them. Called AR View, customers can select thousands of items like home decor, electronics, home office products, toys, and games, and place them in their home. Using the tool, customers 231

November 1, 2017 1:28 PM Sony Playstation 4, Camera Business Fuel Comeback

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. Sign up here. I’m a sucker for a fallen-idol turnaround story. The surprise record profits forecasted Tuesday by Sony counts as a comeback for the ages. As Reuters explains, Sony sne predicts its profits will mark a peak for the first time since 1998, when its PlayStation 198

November 1, 2017 11:56 AM Sony’s Fortunes Improve, From Rising Profit to a Return for Aibo

It remains a bit player in smartphones, the product that made Apple’s fortune, but sustained demand for the devices has enriched Sony regardless. It is a major supplier of image-sensing circuits used in smartphone cameras, including the iPhone’s, which means it has shared, to some degree, in its competitor’s success. Sony has also closed or sold off costly 224

November 1, 2017 6:13 AM Sony revives pet AI project with updated AIBO robot dog

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Sony Corp said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovation after years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit 216

November 1, 2017 3:12 AM Ahead of iPhone X launch, China vendors cut prices of iPhone 8 models

HONG KONG - Chinese vendors have slashed the price of Apple’s iPhone 8 by up to a fifth in a bid to lure customers amid sluggish demand ahead of the launch of the tech giant’s much-anticipated iPhone X on Friday. Buyers can now snap up Apple’s new iPhone 8 Plus and the more basic iPhone 8 models at discounts of between nearly 14 percent and 20 percent 212

October 31, 2017 8:24 PM Why the iPhone 8 makes the iPhone X a tougher sell

For months, analysts studying Apple and its supply chain have been saying "good luck finding the iPhone X" when it launches in November. Yet, despite demand for the phone being "off the charts" according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, you can still order an iPhone X right now and get it before the end of 2017. As of October 31 — four days after pre-orders kicked 200

October 31, 2017 7:17 PM Apple iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1 are here: What’s new?

Apple has rolled out new versions of its mobile operating systems for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch. iOS 11.1 delivers the long-promised new emoji as well as some important security fixes for iDevice owners. The 70 new characters available, include “I love you” in American Sign Language, a mermaid, wizard, vampire and a fairy. There are new animals 223

October 31, 2017 4:13 PM Qualcomm dips on risk of losing Apple, Intel gains

(Reuters) - Shares in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) fell as much as 8 percent on Tuesday after reports that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) would not use its modem chips in iPhones and iPads from next year. Qualcomm has been a supplier of components to Apple for years but the relationship took a bad turn earlier this year when Apple accused Qualcomm of overcharging for chips 174

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM Nintendo's huge bet on Mario for smartphones still hasn't paid off

The biggest phone game of 2017, "Super Mario Run," has been downloaded over 200 million times. Even with that huge number of downloads, Nintendo says it still hasn't "reached an acceptable profit point." The game is available on Apple iOS devices, like the iPhone and the iPad, as well as Android devices. It costs nothing to download, and the first few levels 181