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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 »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to Receive Update That Forces Users to Follow Recall

  After being unsuccessful in finding out the root cause of the Galaxy Note 7 explosions, Samsung killed off the flagship and asked all customers to switch off their phones and return it. The company notes that almost 85 percent of US users have returned the phone back to them; however the company looks to retrieve all of the units ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung America Says Most Units Replaced

  Samsung Electronics America said on Friday it has replaced nearly 85 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices as it works to resolve the issue of fire-prone phones. South Korean parent company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd announced the global recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s in early September following numerous reports of the smartphones catching ... Read More »

Samsung Reviewing Ways to Limit Environmental Impact of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it was reviewing options to limit the potential environmental impact from the firm’s discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The remarks come after environmental group Greenpeace issued a statement earlier this week demanding the world’s top smartphone maker find a way to reuse rare materials such as cobalt, gold, palladium and tungsten ... Read More »

Man Changes Name to iPhone 7 to Get the Latest Apple Smartphone for Free

The craze for iPhones is nothing new, with oft-quoted stories about people selling kidneys to buy the devices, but this one might be a first even among Apple fans. A Ukrainian man has legally changed his named to iPhone 7 to score a free unit of the latest Apple smartphone. While the smartphone costs approximately $850 in Ukraine, 20-year-old Olexander ... Read More »

Woman Makes 20 Boyfriends Buy Her an iPhone 7 Each, Then Sells Them to Buy a House

In a tale that has elicited equal parts amusement and equal parts derision, a woman in China made her 20 boyfriends buy her an iPhone 7 apiece, which she traded in to put a deposit on a house. It is not a surprise that she was able to sell all the iPhone units she had too, considering the public’s love ... Read More »