Best smartphone cameras compared: iPhone 6s Plus vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy Note 5, LG G4, Moto X Pure Edition, HTC One A9

Some say that the best camera is the one you have. Perhaps that’s why point-and-shoot cameras are on their way to extinction, while smartphone photography is more popular than ever. Smartphones are always at an arm’s distance. Dedicated cameras aren’t. On top of that, smartphone cameras are fast, easy to use, and take great photos; they’ve improved dramatically over the past few years, both in quality and features.

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Microsoft Surface Book release date, news and features

Get to know Microsoft’s first laptop The Surface Book marks Microsoft’s entry into the laptop making business. Revealed at its Windows 10 devices event on October 6, 2015, the 13.5-inch notebook was a surprise entry that even stole the show from the Surface Pro 4. Touted as the thinnest Windows 10 machine ever created, this laptop is part of the 2-in-1 family and users can snap off the 7.7mm thick screen for a tablet experience. On top of a novel design, the Surface Book is a uniquely performance-focused hybrid that integrates a discrete Nvidia graphics card while offering up to 12 hours of battery life.

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Apple Pencil Vs Surface Pen Stylus Response Time Comparison [Video]

Now that the iPad Pro is in the hands of normal people, we are starting to see reports of what the tablet is like to use in real-world use cases, with real people using the device and its accessories. We have already been treated to benchmarks showing that the iPad Pro is a faster machine than at least the lower-end Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft, and given that tablet’s inclusion of Surface Pen stylus just like the Apple Pencil, there are obvious comparisons to be made. Which is the best at tracking input, for example?

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Facebook activates safety status tool after deadly Paris attacks

The social network’s Safety Check tool is designed to let those affected by the Paris massacre easily get in touch with their Facebook friends. Facebook is helping users in Paris quickly post safety status messages after a series of shootings and explosions around the city killed more than 100 people Friday.

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Samsung Unveils the Latest Application Processor, Exynos 8 Octa, Built on 14-Nanometer FinFET Process Technology

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced the newest member of its Exynos family of application processors, theExynos 8 Octa 8890. This chip is Samsung’s second premium application processor built on 14nm FinFET process technology.

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5 crazy, innovative concept vehicles at Tokyo Motor Show

The 44th annual Tokyo Motor Show kicked off for the general public today, but Tech in Asia was on site for a press preview yesterday to scope out some of the domestic automakers’ funky, futuristic concept vehicles. Sure, the supercars were fun – but this list will look at innovation beyond pure horsepower and sharp body angles. Here are our five favorites, in no particular order:

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Surface Book vs MacBook Pro Benchmarks

In case you were wondering whether Microsoft overpromised and underdelivered with its first full-fledged laptop, billed as two times faster than the competition, it turns out… it’s not as simple as that. As is often the case with pompous marketing claims, a series of disclaimers and footnotes are required to verify the statement.

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