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Apple Reportedly Pulls Nokia-Owned Withings Products From Its Stores

Amid the escalating patents row with Finnish smartphone maker Nokia, Apple has reportedly pulled all products made by Withings – a French company and now a Nokia subsidiary – from Apple Stores, be it online or retail. Several Withings iOS-compatible products – mostly health-related connected accessories – have been available at Apple Stores for nearly two years as part of ... Read More »

LG V20 Bootloop Issue Caused by Non-Genuine USB Type-C Cables, Company Reportedly Claims

In January this year, LG acknowledged the bootlooping issue on its LG G4 smartphone and the company said that it will repair the affected devices. At the time, the company said there was a hardware fault with the devices that caused the issue. Now, the issue has come back to haunt the company as some reports claimed that the issue ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Will Reportedly Come to India in the First Half of 2017

The recent demonetisation drive in India has been good news for digital payment platforms in the country. The cash-drought has resulted in more and more people making payments online and tech companies are trying to make the most out of the situation. Samsung might soon be joining this list as the South Korean company is reportedly planning to introduce its ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Reportedly Delayed Till April; Tipped to Be More Costly Than Galaxy S7

There’s no doubt that Samsung’s next focus will be its upcoming flagship smartphone after untimely demise of the Galaxy Note 7. Now, new details have emerged around Samsung’s rumoured next flagship believed to be called the Galaxy S8. Samsung is said to have postponed the launch of the Galaxy S8 to gain confidence from consumers before making it available in ... Read More »

Samsung Reportedly Likely to Procure Phone Batteries from LG Chem

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to make it one of its smartphone battery suppliers, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said on Monday – a move that would diversify its supplier base after the failure of its Galaxy Note 7. Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, currently procures Note batteries from group firm Samsung SDI ... Read More »

Pegatron Reportedly Working on Trial Production of Microsoft Surface Phones

One of Apple’s major suppliers is reportedly getting ready with production trials of Microsoft’s much-anticipated Surface phone. A China-based daily claims that Taiwan-based Pegatron will start trial production of Surface smartphone. Microsoft is rumoured to launch its Surface Phone in early 2017. The report unfortunately doesn’t get into specifics of the trial production of the Surface Phone. For those unaware, ... Read More »

iPhone 4 Reportedly Survives Even After Spending a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Apart from this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, all the previous generation iPhones were not officially water resistant. However, in an interesting turn of events, a 2010-released iPhone 4 reportedly managed to survive underwater for about a year and even turned on after being dried. iPhone 4 owner Michael Guntrum went ice fishing in March ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Receives Request From China’s Consumers Association to Investigate Bricked iPhone 6, iPhone 6s

  China’s Consumers Association (CCA) has reportedly requested Apple to investigate “a considerable number” of reports where users claim their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s isn’t turning back on after abruptly shutting down. The situation is said to have resulted in several iPhone users who are left with bricked units that don’t turn on despite several attempts. According to several ... 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 »

OnePlus 3 Will Reportedly Get Android 7.0 Nougat Beta ‘Community’ Build This Month

  A company that advertises its products as ‘flagship killers’ needs to not only keep up with the hardware specifications on premium smartphones but also the software aspect of its smartphones. It seems like OnePlus finally had this epiphany as the company will reportedly bring a beta ‘community’ build of Android 7.0 Nougat for its smartphone OnePlus 3 this month. ... Read More »