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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 »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp in India, 32 percent of which were in some form of media – photos, GIF images, videos, and voice messages, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app said on Friday. The number of messages shared on the platform on New Year’s Eve is even higher than the last record set during ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Tipped to Get a Personal Assistant Named ‘Viki’: Report

HMD Global launched its first Nokia Android smartphone – the Nokia 6 – on Sunday and now news reports are suggesting that the company might be working on its own text and voice-based virtual assistant named ‘Viki’. If the reports turn out to be true, Nokia will join the likes of Google, Apple, and Microsoft who already have their own ... Read More »

Griffin Reserve Case Adds a 3000mAh Battery and 3.5mm Headphone Jack to Your iPhone 7

Griffin is a popular accessory maker for gadgets including Apple’s iPhone. It makes tough cases like the Griffin Survivor, and was acquired by Incipio in August 2016. On Wednesday, the parent company had unveiled an iPhone 7 case that adds the 3.5mm headphone jack that isn’t present in the smartphone. Alongside, Griffin at CES 2017 has shown off the Reserve, ... Read More »

CES 2017: Intel Unveils a 5G Modem for Mobiles and Drones

Intel at CES 2017 in Las Vegas on Wednesday announced its 5G modem for mobiles, automobiles, and drones. The chipmaker claimed that its new 5G modem will be a “milestone for the industry” and added that this will enable businesses across the globe to develop and launch early 5G solutions. Intel’s 5G modem announcement come few months after Qualcomm’s 5G ... Read More »

Fasetto Link Is a Wireless 2TB SSD That You Can Carry in Your Pocket

This year at CES, a US-based startup called Fasetto is showing off Link – an ultraportable SSD external drive that’s small enough to fit into a jeans pocket. Available in three sizes – 256GB, 512GB, and 2TB – the Link uses Wi-Fi to wirelessly connect with smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other supported gadgets. Measuring 2 inch x 2 inch, the ... Read More »

Panic Button: Mobile Manufacturers Get a 2-Month Extension for Mandatory Implementation

The government has extended the deadline by two months for mobile phone manufacturers to implement the panic button feature in new handsets. “On the request of mobile device manufacturers, we have extended the period for implementing panic button in new handsets by two months … the players had made a request saying they have unsold inventory of mobile phones without ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A 2017 Series Price Leaked Ahead of Launch

Samsung’s Galaxy A 2017 series of smartphones, which is set to be launched at an event in Malaysia on January 5, is also anticipated to be globally unveiled at the company’s January 4 event ahead of CES 2017. While there have been plenty of rumours and leaks in the recent past, the alleged pricing for the Galaxy A 2017 series ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A 2017 Series Launch Set for January 5; Fresh Renders Spotted

There’s a lot of buzz around Samsung’s expected unveiling of the new 2017 Galaxy A Series smartphones. On Wednesday, Samsung gave out a little teaser suggesting that the upcoming Galaxy A devices will come with water resistance. Now, Samsung has sent out invites of for a January 5 event in Kuala Lumpur, where it will reveal the new devices. Interestingly, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2017) Smartphones to Sport Water Resistance, Company Hints

Earlier last month, rumours suggested that Samsung’s alleged Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone will come with IP68 certification, making it highly resistant to dust and water. Now, the South Korean company has added further fuel to these rumours as it has teased water resistance feature for next generation of devices in its Galaxy A Series of smartphones – which are anticipated ... Read More »