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iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Tech Being Tested by Foxconn: Report

iPhone 8 rumours are cropping up steadily, and the latest one hints at a change many Apple fans will love. The 2017 upgrade is expected to support wireless charging, and now it is being reported that manufacturer Foxconn has already started building the required components to be embedded within the iPhone. Nikkei Asian Review reports that the wireless charging capabilities ... Read More »

Apple Pay Japan Debut Hit by Problems as Rail Commuters Struggle

Apple Inc.’s entry into Japanese digital payments is off to a rough start as system trouble prevents commuters from charging their passes. East Japan Railway Co. said users are experiencing difficulties connecting to the Mobile Suica contactless payment system, after the rail operator servicing Tokyo metropolitan area began accepting Apple Pay on Tuesday. The trouble started shortly after 9am in Tokyo, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by Over a Million People Worldwide: Report

Samsung’s reputation may have taken a huge hit in doing so, but the company announced the worldwide recall and halt of sales of the Galaxy Note 7 due to explosion cases associated with the smartphone. The South Korean company even urged its customers around the world to switch off the device and hand it back to the company for a ... Read More »

Samsung Cuts Profit by $2.3 Billion After Killing Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co. cut its third-quarter operating profit outlook by $2.3 billion (roughly Rs. 15,375 crores) after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the first sign of how much the crisis will cost South Korea’s largest company. Profit will be KRW 5.2 trillion ($4.63 billion or roughly Rs. 30,953 crores) instead of KRW 7.8 trillion in the ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Offer by Airtel: All You Need to Know About the Rs. 19,990 iPhone 7

Looking to cash in on the craze for the latest Apple smartphones in the country, Airtel is offering the new Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones to customers on contract basis at a minimum down payment of Rs. 19,990 and Rs. 30,792, respectively. Under this offer, the telecom operator will provide unlimited local and STD calls, free roaming, ... Read More »

HTC’s Consolidated Revenue for September Sees Year-on-Year Jump; Likely Boosted by Pixel Smartphones

HTC posted its earnings for September on Thursday following the official announcement of Google Pixel smartphones that were assembled by the company. The Taiwanese company reported a 31.3 percent year-on-year rise, and a 42 percent rise in comparison to August, in its consolidated monthly revenue during September to TWD 9.33 billion (roughly Rs. 2,000 crores). Even though there was no ... Read More »

Nokia Phone Saves Man’s Life by Allegedly Stopping Bullet

The Nokia phones of yesteryears have long been considered nearly indestructible, but the new ones aren’t too bad either. A Nokia feature phone is reported to have recently taken a bullet for its owner – literally – and saved his life. According to a tweet by Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone Peter Skillman, ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Get Listed by Retailer and Carriers; Specifications and Design Revealed

With Google’s re-branded Pixel lineup ready to be unveiled on October 4, the last batch of leaks were expected to make its way on to the virtual space. Last week we saw a bunch of renders of the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones from the likes of @onleaks and Android Authority, and no we have what seems like an official ... Read More »

Samsung Slammed by Chinese State TV Over Galaxy Note 7 Recall ‘Discrimination’

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has slammed South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co for what it said was “discrimination” against China consumers in its handling of a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to replace batteries. In a commentary piece posted on its website on Thursday evening, CCTV said Samsung’s behaviour in China after the September 2 recall of ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Users Fooled Into Drilling a 3.5mm Headphone Jack by Viral Prank Video

  The Internet is an extremely powerful tool that can be used for spreading messages of kindness as well as hate. Also, it can sometimes make people do foolish things. In another instance where common sense seems to have failed miserably, a viral prank video on YouTube made certain people believe that 3.5mm audio jack can be drilled into an ... Read More »