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Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016

Qualcomm ushers 5G networks with X50 5G modem for smartphones

Qualcomm ushers 5G networks with X50 5G modem for smartphones

Consumer devices with 5G networks will start showing up in 2018, while the successor to Snapdragon 821 will have the X16 Gigabit LTE modem.

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427 smartphone processors

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427 smartphone processors

The new mobile processors feature better performance, support for X9 LTE and Dual Camera builds. Jump in to see when they'll be commercially available.

South Korean government steps in to investigate the Galaxy Note7

South Korean government steps in to investigate the Galaxy Note7

Lingering questions over the Galaxy Note7 have forced the South Korean government to step in and conduct its own investigations.

Nokia could launch new phones at the MWC 2017

Nokia could launch new phones at the MWC 2017

It seems that Nokia is eager to let the world know that it's back.

Analyst expects the Note7's demise to benefit Apple and Huawei

Analyst expects the Note7's demise to benefit Apple and Huawei

With the Samsung Galaxy Note7 no longer in production, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo estimates that consumers will choose to purchase a smartphone from Apple and Huawei.

Monday, 17 Oct 2016

You could spend ten years in jail for bringing a Note7 onto an airplane in the US

You could spend ten years in jail for bringing a Note7 onto an airplane in the US

Following an earlier ban on the Note7 on most aircraft carriers, the US Federal Aviation Administration has now stepped up the severity of the offense by making it a federal crime to fly with the device. 

Sunday, 16 Oct 2016

Samsung still doesn't know what went wrong with the Galaxy Note7

Samsung still doesn't know what went wrong with the Galaxy Note7

This could be the real reason behind Samsung's decision to end production of the Galaxy Note7.

Saturday, 15 Oct 2016

How to get the iPhone 7 Plus' Portrait Mode effect on other iPhone models

How to get the iPhone 7 Plus' Portrait Mode effect on other iPhone models

Like the Portrait Mode feature on the iPhone 7 Plus, but don't like the 5.5-inch form factor and premium price tag? Here's an app to achieve the same effect on other iPhone models!

The Galaxy Note7 is now banned on all U.S flights as it is a hazardous material

The Galaxy Note7 is now banned on all U.S flights as it is a hazardous material

The Federal Aviation Administration, which is the U.S air safety authority, has issued a warning to passengers about using the Galaxy Note7 on planes. Following the initial warnings, they now have an updated notice.

Friday, 14 Oct 2016

Samsung will share findings in the coming weeks on why the Galaxy Note7 exploded

Samsung will share findings in the coming weeks on why the Galaxy Note7 exploded

What could cause the replaced Samsung Galaxy Note7 units to overheat and explode? We shall know in the coming weeks.

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