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Samsung’s record profits, new Mate 20 renders, and other news worth knowing

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Friday, October 5th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Google News gets a new Dark Mode, while renders for the Moto  [Read More…]

Samsung forecasts all-time record profit of $15.5 billion in Q3 2018

After a downturn in Q2, Samsung is once again back to shattering profit records.

Samsung is on track to beat the $ 14.6 billion in profits it netted in Q1 2018. In its Q3 2018 earnings guidance, Samsung is forecasting an operating profit of $ 15.5 billion (17.5 trillion won) on the back of revenues of $ 57.5 billion (65 trillion won).

That’s a 20% uptick from the $ 12.8 billion it recorded in profit during the  [Read More…]

Record your travels with Anker’s 1080p Roav DashCam S1 for $72

Capture every twist and turn in the road.

The Roav DashCam S1 by Anker is currently on sale at Amazon for $ 71.99 when you enter promo code ROAVS1BB during checkout. Today’s discount brings the dashcam down to its lowest price yet; until the end of last month, it had been selling consistently at $ 110.

The DashCam S1 is capable of recording at 60fps in 1080p resolution, clear enough to show any vehicles speeding past you.  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Q1 earnings show $10.46 billion in revenue and record low turnover

The carrier also added 1.4 million new subscribers.

On Monday, May 1, T-Mobile announced its financial report for Q1 of 2018. Although earnings are down by 2.5% compared to this time last year, T-Mobile is showing strong numbers every else across the board.

Looking first at revenues, T-Mobile reported $ 10.46 billion to exceed analysts’ expectations of $ 10.35 billion. Earnings were reported at $ 0.78/share and the carrier added 1.4 million customers (1 million of which  [Read More…]

LG reports record Q1 profits despite struggling smartphone division

The company saw an operating profit of USD 1.03 billion for Q1 2018.

Just ahead of the G7 ThinQ unveiling, LG’s released its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. Looking at the company as a whole, Q1 saw total sales of USD 14.1 billion and operating profit of USD 1.03 billion.

With sales up 3.2% and profit increased by over 20% from Q1 last year, this is LG’s most profitable first quarter in history and  [Read More…]

The LG G7 launch needs to be perfect, but LG has a dismal track record

LG doesn’t need an absolute hit, but it does need to dramatically limit its mistakes.

2017 was a big year of improvement for LG, even though it didn’t translate into massively improved sales. After the dreadful G5 and extremely niche V20 in 2016, it rebounded to make the very good and severely under-appreciated G6 and V30. They were both good phones that were not only huge improvements over their predecessors but also just solid offerings compared to  [Read More…]

Let Anker’s $42 Roav dash cam record your driving excursions

Eyes on the road.

Don’t be caught wishing you had one. This dashcam has a super wide-angle lens that captures the entire road, and it has a ton of technology packed into its night vision as well. At just $ 42.39, this is the lowest price this camera has hit. It’s easy to manage your video using the built-in Wi-Fi along with the Roav DashCam app. It will even record when you’re away. The built-in gravity sensor  [Read More…]

Record Life’s Best Moments in 360-degree Video, All Hands-free

The FITT360 is a 360-degree camera that you wear around your neck.

We live in an exciting time for people interested in the latest virtual reality advancements. There are many different ways to experience stunning experiences in virtual reality, whether with a VR headset hooked up to a PC, one of the newer standalone VR headsets coming out, or even by using your phone and a mobile VR headset. But on the other end of the pool,  [Read More…]

Samsung posts record profits in Q4 2017, foldable Galaxy X phone set to launch this year

Samsung is looking to differentiate its smartphones by launching a foldable phone this year.

Samsung may be facing a lot of internal crisis that led to the chaebol replacing all of its current CEOs last quarter, but it certainly isn’t affecting the company’s performance. The South Korean manufacturer posted its Q4 2017 results, and once again things are looking great.

Samsung recorded an overall revenue of $ 61.5 billion (65.98 trillion won) with an operating profit of a staggering  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8 unsurprisingly sets new pre-order record for Samsung

Interesting, but not necessarily surprising.

Samsung has announced that in the first two weeks of availability, more people have pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 8 in the U.S. than any previous Note — yes, including the initially very-well-received Note 7. Part of the strong initial sales can likely be attributed to the nice pre-order deals offering lucrative free gifts like a Gear 360, DeX dock, SDcard and wireless charger.

But then we also have to remember the huge  [Read More…]