Mobile

Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X Users Report In-Car Bluetooth Issues on Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update brought several useful additions to the mobile platform but has seemingly brought connection issues with in-car Bluetooth to some Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones. As per some of the online posts, the connection issues can be traced back as far as the beta program for Android 7.1.1 Nougat developer preview, which was launched in October. ... Read More »

LG G6 to Sport New Heat Pipe Cooling System; Undergo Extra Safety Tests Ahead of Launch

Post the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, several smartphone vendors are running additional safety tests on smartphones ahead of launch. LG, another South Korea-based smartphone brand, is one of the handset vendors that’s leaving no stone unturned when it comes to the safety of the upcoming G6 flagship. A report claims that LG is running additional safety tests ahead of actual ... Read More »

Pixel Phone’s Audio Distortion Problem Is a Hardware Issue, Google Reportedly Confirms

Google seems to have acknowledged that the audio distortion issue, which was being experienced by several Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone users, is a hardware issue as the company is reportedly offering warranty replacements for the devices. Instead of coming out with a firmware update to resolve the problem, the company has opted to offer warranty replacements. Mark Buckman, who ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Sport IP68 Dust, Water Resistance

2017 is a big year for Apple as it marks ten years since the iPhone was launched. The company is looking to bring the iPhone 8 with major changes, and the smartphone is tipped to come with an all-glass body, and advanced wireless charging capabilities. Joining these ranks is improved dust and water resistance, if a recent leak is to ... Read More »

HTC to Launch Six to Seven Smartphones in 2017; Will Focus on Core Features

HTC will introduce almost half as many smartphones this year compared to last year, if the company’s President of Smartphones is to be believed. The Taiwanese company this year will focus on its “smartphones’ core features” in an attempt to compete against other handset vendors. Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, told Engadget that HTC will unveil ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Caused by Battery, Probe Supposedly Finds

A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. Samsung is seeking to put behind it the Galaxy Note 7 explosions, one of the biggest product safety failures in tech history, as it ... Read More »

Lenovo Sends Out MWC 2017 Invites; Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus Launch Likely

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are no strangers to the rumour mill, with the a press render of the latter handset leaking on Thursday, just days after some live images landed on the Internet. It now seems that fans will not have to wait too long for Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus launch, as Lenovo may just unveil ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Registration Crosses 500,000 Ahead of January 19 Flash Sale

It can’t be said enough that the hype surrounding Nokia’s comeback was huge. And when HMD Global launched its first Nokia-branded Android smartphone, Nokia 6, one expected the phone would generate a lot of buzz. And it certainly has. It was reported on Friday that the Nokia 6 had garnered as many as 250,000 registrations ahead of its first sale ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro With 5.7-Inch Super AMOLED Display Goes Official

Samsung’s Galaxy C7 Pro is official with the smartphone now listed on the company’s Chinese website. The phone had been spotted earlier this week alongside the Galaxy C5 Pro and the already-launched Galaxy C9 Pro. The Galaxy C7 Pro had also been spotted in November on benchmarking website AnTuTu. The Galaxy C7 Pro’s official specs fall in line with what ... Read More »

LeEco Gets Fresh $2.18 Billion Investment From Property Developer Sunac

Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco has secured a new round of investment worth CNY 15.04 billion ($2.2 billion or roughly Rs. 14,856 crores) from property developer Sunac China Holdings, according to a stock exchange statement made by Sunac on Friday. Last year LeEco’s founder and chairman Jia Yueting said that his company was facing financial obstacles due to the rapid pace ... Read More »