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Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery woes driven by rush to beat Apple to market

Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery woes driven by rush to beat Apple to market In its haste to beat Apple to the punch, the company may have compromised its own battery technology, leading to the current Note 7 recall.The company recently sold holdings in ASML, Seagate, Rambus, and Sharp to raise a total of $891 million to help pay for the Note 7 recall.

The iPhone 7’s display sets multiple records for an LCD — are the rumors of an OLED iPhone incorrect?

The iPhone 7’s display sets multiple records for an LCD — are the rumors of an OLED iPhone incorrect? Fast forward to the iPhone 7, and Apple clearly chose to stick with LCDs this time around.That doesn’t mean they didn’t break some records — in fact, the LCD screen on the iPhone 7 just might be the best LCD built for any smartphone, ever.

Apple A10 teardown sheds light on quad-core SoC, confirms Intel won modem contract

Apple A10 teardown sheds light on quad-core SoC, confirms Intel won modem contract Every time a new Apple device ships, it’s interesting to see how manufacturing technology has advanced.The Verizon and Sprint products (A1660 and A1661) use a Qualcomm modem.

Apple is aware of iPhone 6 ‘touch disease,’ but refuses to discuss it

Apple is aware of iPhone 6 ‘touch disease,’ but refuses to discuss it The iPhone 6’s so-called ‘touch disease‘ is a well-known issue within Apple — the company simply doesn’t want to discuss it.According to the Apple employees, Apple’s backend system is now designed to immediately lock out repair options for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and to inform customers that their only way forward is to pay a $329 replacement fee if the customer is out of warranty.

Watch out Apple: Google's ming for you

Watch out Apple: Google's ming for you The new phones were unveiled today, placing Google in prime position to go after fellow tech giant Apple.Brian Rakowski, VP of Product Management at Google, says that with Pixel, the company obsessed over every detail.

Samsung offers Galaxy Note 7 owners $100 off on new Samsung device

Samsung offers Galaxy Note 7 owners $100 off on new Samsung device That’s the word from Reuters on the estimated losses from the Note 7’s cancellation, and Samsung is trying to defray some of that loss with a push to discount other Samsung devices.Disaffected Note 7 customers are being offered a $100 coupon to buy a different Samsung product.

Scientists develop a cancer-detecting smartphone add-on that's up to 99% accurate

Scientists develop a cancer-detecting smartphone add-on that's up to 99% accurate Researchers from Washington State University have come up with a diagnostic rig that can use a smartphone, a prism, and an ELISA plate to detect cancer.In the controlled settings of their lab, with the high-purity reagents they had to work with, the researchers were able to detect the cancer marker interleukin-6 (IL-6) with 99% accuracy.

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs One of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises was to levy extremely high tariffs against countries he feels are taking advantage of us, like China.If he does list China as a currency manipulator and slap steep tariffs on Chinese imports, China will take countermeasures.

Apple may be supersizing the iPhone 8, once again rumored to be mulling an OLED screen

Apple may be supersizing the iPhone 8, once again rumored to be mulling an OLED screen This time it’s the iPhone 8, even though if we follow Apple’s design cadence, this next phone will actually be the iPhone 7s — unless, of course, Apple actually changes up its product names in recognition of the iPhone’s upcoming tenth anniversary (the iPhone turns 10 on June 29, 2007).According to analysts from Barclay’s Research (via MacRumors), the next-generation iPhone will feature a bezel-less screen and larger displays — up to 5.

Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality

Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality When the idea of wearable computing was first proposed, analysts and industry executives jumped on the concept like rats off a sinking ship.We’ve seen some weak demand for smart watches from companies like Pebble or Apple, and some success for fitness trackers and other, similar wearables.

Apple will fix 'touch disease' on the iPhone 6 Plus, but not for free

Apple will fix 'touch disease' on the iPhone 6 Plus, but not for free For the past few months, reports have covered the ‘touch disease‘ that renders Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus nonfunctional.Now, Apple has announced that it will offer a $149 repair option, but only for the iPhone 6 Plus.

Trump promises Tim ok 'big tax breaks' if iPhone is built in America

Trump promises Tim ok 'big tax breaks' if iPhone is built in America As pitched pre-election, United States President-elect Donald Trump has apparently told Tim Cook to move production to the United States and out of China.” According to Trump, Cook said, “I understand that.

Apple's iOS 10.1.1 update is causing huge battery life problems for some users

Apple's iOS 10.1.1 update is causing huge battery life problems for some users No OS update is ever perfect, but Apple’s iOS 10 initially launched to strong reviews and fewer reports of problems than we’ve seen with some of Apple’s other launches.A number of users are reporting drastically reduced battery life and much higher device temperatures.

Hands-on review: STM Dux Hardshell case range

Hands-on review: STM Dux Hardshell case range We took their STM Dux hardshell case for a spin.They have a huge range of Dux cases for iPhone, iPad Mini, iPad, iPad Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Microsoft Surface 3 and the Pro 3.

Why iPhone production isn't coming to the United States

Why iPhone production isn't coming to the United States If Apple built them in the US, would that really create many jobs?This extreme specialization is one reason iPhone production would be very difficult to do cheaply in the US.

The iPhone was announced 10 years ago, reinventing smartphones, mobile computing

The iPhone was announced 10 years ago, reinventing smartphones, mobile computing Ten years ago, Steve Jobs announced what has become Apple’s most profitable and defining product: the iPhone.But the concept of the iPhone doesn’t just appeal to average users; it appeals to everyone, including business users.

King Is Bringing Us More Bubble Witch with a Third Game Out Now

King Is Bringing Us More Bubble Witch with a Third Game Out Now King’s bubble-popping extravaganza Bubble Witch Saga rides again with its third release that’s out now: Bubble Witch 3 Saga.The original Bubble Witch Saga and its sequel were puzzlers where you’re given one colored bubble after another to aim at even more bubbles suspended at the top of the screen.

AT&T shuts down 2G network, ending support for original iPhone

AT&T shuts down 2G network, ending support for original iPhone However, this move is a dagger to the heart of some devices — for example, the original iPhone from 2007.There were a number of compromises necessary with the original iPhone to make it a viable smartphone.

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against major iPhone partner

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against major iPhone partner The agreement essentially shut out every other manufacturer of baseband processors from the world's most popular smartphone, which the lawsuit says unfairly hampered competitors' development.(With the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple began producing some iPhones with Intel modems.

Square Enix Announces Their First Smartphone Game Geared Towards Girls, KimiKiri

Square Enix Announces Their First Smartphone Game Geared Towards Girls, KimiKiri Square Enix announced KimiKiri: Kimi to Kiri no Labyrinth (You and the Labyrinth of Mist), their first smartphone game geared towards female players.Not much is known other than the new title and that it’s Square Enix’s first smartphone game that is geared towards girls.