Tag Archives: New

iPhone SE Will Not Get a New Model in 2017, Claims KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo

  Apple’s iPhone sales have been on a decline this year, and that trend is likely to continue next year as well. If KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is to be believed, then Apple’s sales in the first and second quarter of 2017 will continue to decline, falling short of how it performed in the same quarters in 2016. Kuo ... Read More »

Facebook Pledges Fewer Content Removals, New Criteria as Yet Unclear

Facebook will allow more content on its platform that it would have earlier removed because it violated its standards, with new criteria being worked out, a senior executive said on Monday, following a row over the removal of an iconic Vietnam War photo. His comments came on the same day that more than 70 rights groups asked Facebook to clarify ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Tipped to Sport the Brand New Sony IMX398 Sensor

OnePlus is expected to launch the OnePlus 3T variant sometime in December, and the smartphone is pegged to sport an upgraded processor and run on Android 7.0 Nougat. Now, the latest leak hints that the OnePlus 3T will also sport the brand new Sony IMX398 rear sensor. According to TechUpdate3, the upcoming OnePlus 3T will come with a 16-megapixel Sony ... Read More »

iOS 10.1, macOS 10.12.1, watchOS 3.1, tvOS 10.0.1 Released: Here’s What’s New

Apple has released iOS 10.1, macOS 10.12.1 Sierra, tvOS 10.0.1, and watchOS 3.1 updates commercially, after running them in beta for more than a month. These updates bring bug fixes and improvements across entire Apple’s product lineup, most notably the Portrait Mode support for iPhone 7 Plus users. iOS 10.1 The iOS 10.1 update finally brings Portrait Mode (in beta) ... Read More »

Samsung Reportedly in Talks With LG Chem for New Smartphone Batteries

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to supply batteries for its new smartphones, the Nikkei newspaper reported, citing sources. Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, scrapped production of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 and said it would take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters as a ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Production Reportedly Halted to Make Way for New Snapdragon 821-Based Variant

  OnePlus may soon halt production of its OnePlus 3 smartphone to make way for a new variant, as per industry sources, and it may be called the OnePlus 3s or OnePlus 3 Plus. The Chinese company is said to be working on a refreshed version of the OnePlus 3 which will come with the upgraded Snapdragon 821 processor. The ... Read More »

Investigators Said to Suspect New Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Investigators believe the latest incidents of Samsung smartphones overheating, which prompted it to abandon its Galaxy Note 7 model, may be the result of a flaw different from the one that caused the device’s original recall last month. Preliminary examination of the evidence from recent battery incidents suggests there is an issue with the batteries made by China’s Amperex Technology ... Read More »

DGCA May Issue New Advisory on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Aviation regulator DGCA may issue a fresh advisory on the use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones onboard aircraft after getting latest inputs from its US counterpart, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The DGCA is already in touch with the FAA on the issue and the fresh advisory is likely to be put in public domain by next week, a senior ... Read More »

Apple Said to Be in Talks With Sharp to Supply Oled Screens for New iPhones

Apple is in negotiations with Sharp to secure organic LED displays for the iPhone maker’s next-generation of devices, a person familiar with the matter said. Any Oled supply agreement would depend on the Osaka-based company’s output capacity, said the person, who asked not to be identified because talks aren’t public. The discussions stem from Apple’s desire to increase the number ... Read More »

Lenovo Unveils New ‘Hello Moto’ Boot Animation; Will Come on New Moto Phones

  Lenovo acquired Motorola Mobility from Google in 2014 for $2.9 billion. Since then, Lenovo has almost killed the brand’s identity, retaining just the ‘Moto’ bit. However, the Chinese smartphone and PC manufacturer wants to run its loyal users through a nostalgia of ‘Hello Moto’ boot animation. If you remember, Motorola under Google used to ship firmware that had ‘Hello ... Read More »