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Friday, 22 Jul 2016
A few weeks back Consumer Reports subjected two Samsung Galaxy S7 Actives to a water immersion test. Unfortunately, both phones failed, displaying problems shortly after being dunked in a water tank. Samsung now says that it has fixed that problem, however it will not be issuing a recall to existing units.
According to figures from IDC, shipments of smartwatches have fallen for the first time since IDC began tracking them. Apple, however, still remains the runaway leader in this segment.
The latest leak shows how fast the iris scanner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 unlocks the phone.
Supply chain sources told GizmoChina that Xiaomi is expecting to ship at least one million units of its upcoming notebooks.
Needham & Company analyst Laura Martin estimates that the Pokémon GO craze can help Apple generate US$3 billion in revenue over the next one to two years.
Two purported camera samples taken from the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Pro leaked on Chinese social networking site Weibo. Hit the link to check them out!
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016
Google's acquisition of the DeepMind AI is starting to pay for itself. According to a report on Bloomberg, DeepMind has been able to cut electricity use at Google's data centers by "several percentage points" thanks to its extra-efficient use of equipment.
Corning has just announced its new Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass for mobile displays. This new glass is tougher, stronger, and more resistant to cracks and breakages.
BlackBerry John Chen reportedly revealed during the BlackBerry Security Summit that new smartphones will be discussed sometime next week.
Well-known tipster @evleakas has shared a press render of the blue coral Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and it really looks good!