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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Face Barrage of Drop Tests Online

Drop tests can be as fun to watch as they can be scary. And if you’re an iPhone user, watching an iPhone drop test can be very scary indeed. With every new smartphone comes a whole bunch of drop tests uploaded online for those curious to know how a device holds up after being dropped. With the launch of the ... Read More »

HTC HD2 Made to Run Android 7.0 Nougat, 7 Years After It Was Launched

HTC’s long-living HD2 may very well go down in history as the phone that survived it all. Quite literally, the seven-year old phone has long been subjected to experiments by modders who would load every new software into the phone only to see it work – right up to the present generation. After being made to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Teardown Reveals That 3.5mm Audio Jack Is Replaced by Barometric Vent

Apple is known to remain discreet on specification details in every iPhone keynote, and this year is no different. The company does not unveil RAM and battery size, and teardowns done later reveal the exact innards. After the iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 7 has also been ripped apart by do-it-yourself repair site iFixit to see if Apple delivers on ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus Is More in Demand Than the iPhone 7 Among Early Buyers: Report

Apple has begun the sale of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and few users have reported their first experiences with the device. As user reviews pour in, statistics on the selling count is also surfacing online. While the number of units sold so far is not known, latest figures reveal that the iPhone 7 Plus is more in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Reportedly Catch Fire in China

Two Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones reportedly have caught fire in China in what, if confirmed, would be the first such incidents in the world’s largest smartphone market. Samsung Electronics said it was investigating one of the reported cases. The South Korean firm had earlier said Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in China were safe to use. A user of ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Reportedly Making a Weird Hissing Sound Under Load

Apple started shipping the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to pre-ordered customers and made it available in retail stores on Friday, and three days later, reports of a strange issue are coming in. Cheekily calling it ‘noisegate’, several users are reporting that their iPhone 7 Plus is making a weird hissing noise, especially under load. Some users indicate the ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Said to Work Only With Select Gloves

It seems like winters are coming early for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users, as user report claim that the Home Button on the smartphones doesn’t work without direct touch of a finger. Apple introduced a non-clickable new home button with iPhone 7, which uses Force Touch technology just like its latest laptops. Now, some users are claiming that the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung Sued by Florida Man Over Exploding Phone

Samsung was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Galaxy Note 7. ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Jet Black Variant Won’t Be Available From Apple Stores

Apple hasn’t released any pre-order numbers for the latest pair of iPhones, but the company has let one nugget about sales slip out: If you want a Jet Black iPhone, you may have to wait awhile. The company says phones with the new, glossy black finish for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus won’t be on shelves in Apple ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Being Snapped Up in Asia, but Crowds Smaller Despite Sell-Out

Apple fans from Sydney to Tokyo, the first to snap the new iPhone 7 off the shelves, cheered as they left stores on Friday brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath the usual fanfare, and despite complaints that the larger size of the new phone and the new jet black colour were sold out, crowds were smaller ... Read More »