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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones to Be Disabled in Recall Effort

Samsung announced Friday it would disable its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the US market to force remaining owners to stop using the devices, which were recalled for safety reasons. The South Korean electronics giant, the world’s biggest smartphone vendor, said 93 percent of Galaxy Note 7 phones in the United States had been returned to the company after its ... Read More »

iOS Sees Strongest Growth Rate in 2 Years Thanks to iPhone 7 Sales: Kantar

The latest OS sales data figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reveals that iOS adoption has seen a boost in three months ending October, all thanks to the sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Japan currently holds the top spot where iOS holds the greatest share at 51.7 percent of smartphone sales, followed by 44 percent in Great ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units Exploded Due to Its ‘Aggressive Design’: Report

Samsung held a grand Unpacked event in August to unveil its most promising device ever, convinced that this device would finally let the tech giant claim the throne it sought so badly. However, the turn of events since then has been a living nightmare for Samsung. What is even worse is that the root cause of these Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Google Pixel Was More Popular Than iPhone 7 During Black Friday Sales, Claims Analytics Firm

Users made the most of the big discounts during the Black Friday sale last week – which extended over the weekend till Cyber Monday. Deep discounts on tech products saw users lapping up smartphones and tablets in huge numbers, and the newly released iPhone 7 and Google Pixel saw an increase in sale numbers – or specifically, new device activations. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Crisis Brings Down South Korea’s Industrial Output

South Korea’s industrial output fell in October as Samsung Electronics discontinued its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a government report said on Wednesday. Production in all South Korean industries dipped 0.4 percent in October as railway workers went on strikes, Xinhua news reported. Production slid further from previous months according to Statistics Korea. Samsung ending production and sales of ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phone Users Report Screenshots From iPhone 7 Plus Devices Are Being Distorted

After being plagued by Bluetooth pairing and LTE connectivity issues, Pixel phone users are now reporting another bug. According to user reports, screenshots sent from an iPhone 7 Plus to a Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL phone are getting distorted automatically. The distorted screenshot issue is being discussed on a Google Product forums page extensively, and users are reporting ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Reportedly Be Sold in Emerging Markets

  After unsuccessful attempts at finding the flaw in its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung officially announced a recall of all the units from markets worldwide. The company has been using different tactics to encourage users to turn their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units in, the latest one being continuous prompts through a software update. However, a new report claims that ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Allegedly Burns Woman While Sleeping

  An Australian woman has alleged that she got severe burns due to a charging iPhone 7. The woman shared the experience in a Facebook post and claimed that her recently bought iPhone 7 was on charging while she fell asleep on it. “I recently purchased an Apple iPhone 7 and accidentally fell asleep with my arm on my phone ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Tipped to Get a New ‘Jet White’ Colour Variant

  Apple put all the speculations to rest by announcing the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in September. The smartphones came bearing no headphone jack and one variant did indeed come with a dual camera setup. The smartphones were launched in five colours, with the new one being Jet Black, while the Black (Matte) colour was re-introduced. However, a ... Read More »

Samsung Apologises for Galaxy Note 7 Scandal With US Newspaper Ads

Samsung took out advertisements Monday in major US newspapers to apologize for the Galaxy Note 7 scandal in which fire-prone batteries forced a global recall of the popular smartphones. The full-page ads in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post admitted the company “fell short” on its promise of delivering “breakthrough technologies that enrich people’s lives.” “For ... Read More »