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HTC Schedules Product Announcement for January 12; New Smartphone Expected

HTC has started sending media invites for an event on January 12 where the company says it will make its “next big announcement.” The company has shared a teaser invite with “for U” as a tagline. Unfortunately, not many details about HTC’s upcoming announcement are available right now. It’s worth noting that the January 12 launch date is just after ... Read More »

iPhone Dual-SIM Variants May Be Coming Soon, If Recent Patent Applications Are Indications

Apple has been the only major handset manufacturer that has not integrated dual-SIM functionality on its smartphones, but this may change soon. A couple of new patent filings suggest that Apple is considering adding the dual-SIM functionality to iPhones. Forbes in a report cites two patent filings in China and US that suggest the Cupertino-based giant may launch a dual-SIM ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Users in India Receiving December Security Update

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving December security updates. The update is being rolled out in India as well. The size of the update varies depending upon your current versionĀ and it brings the Android December security update as well as other stability improvements and bug fixes. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is receiving software version G930XXU1BPL2 while the ... Read More »

LG V20 Bootloop Issue Caused by Non-Genuine USB Type-C Cables, Company Reportedly Claims

In January this year, LG acknowledged the bootlooping issue on its LG G4 smartphone and the company said that it will repair the affected devices. At the time, the company said there was a hardware fault with the devices that caused the issue. Now, the issue has come back to haunt the company as some reports claimed that the issue ... Read More »

HTC 11 Rumoured to Be Next Flagship; HTC X10 Tipped to Launch in January

HTC is in works to unveil a new mid-range smartphone in January next year, which is said to replace the HTC One X9. Bearing the HTC X10 name, HTC’s new device will ape a lot of specifications from its predecessor One X9. A report suggests that the HTC X10 will purportedly cost around CNY 2,000 (nearly $288) and will initially ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phone Users Complain of Audio Distortion Issues at High Volumes

Since their launch, Google’s Pixel smartphones have been able to win over many critics as well as consumers with their camera performance, clean user interface, and Google Assistant. However, they haven’t been without their share of problems. Now, some users are reporting a flaw on the smartphones that might not sit well with the search giant. Users are reportedly experiencing ... Read More »

BlackBerry Posts Another Quarterly Loss as Revenue Slides

BlackBerry posted another loss and a 47.3 percent fall in third-quarter revenue on Tuesday as the software growth it is relying on failed to make up for shrinking handset sales and lost service fees. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said it had a net loss of $117 million (roughly Rs 796 crores), or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $289 ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X, Xperia X Compact Now Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony had laid out its plans to roll out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its top-end handsets back in September, and thereafter the Sony Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ started receiving the update towards the end of November. Sony is now expanding the rollout to more devices, Xperia X, Xperia X Dual, and Xperia X Compact getting the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by More People Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined: Report

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 remained in news for all the wrong reasons in 2016 as the smartphone was recalled by Samsung after several explosion cases were reported regarding the device. After the second recall of the phone, it was discontinued by the company. Samsung has been urging all users to return the phone to the company for their own ... Read More »

Zuk Edge With Snapdragon 821 SoC, 6GB RAM Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

The Zuk Edge smartphone, which had been teased by Lenovo for a while now, has been finally launched in the Chinese market. The new Zuk Edge smartphone will go on sale from January 1 in China, and has been priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 22,500) for the 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM variant, and CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 24,500) for ... Read More »