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Monday, 25 Jul 2016

Cyanogen Inc. discharges 20 percent of its workforce

Cyanogen Inc. discharges 20 percent of its workforce

Android OS software makers Cyanogen Inc. lays off around 30 out of 136 employees, with reports citing that the company is shifting its focus away from OS development to apps.

Now Samsung is suing Huawei over patent infringements

Now Samsung is suing Huawei over patent infringements

The war between Samsung and Huawei rages on as Samsung is now suing Huawei over six patent infringements in China, seeking 161 million yuan (~S$32.7 million) in damages and asking a Beijing court to halt sales on several Huawei devices, including the Mate 8.

Sunday, 24 Jul 2016

Pokémon GO has the most downloads in first week of launch on Apple's App Store

Pokémon GO has the most downloads in first week of launch on Apple's App Store

Apple told The Loop that Pokémon GO has set a new record with more downloads in the first week of launch than any other app in history.

Galaxy Note 7's iris scanner may not work well with glasses or contact lenses

Galaxy Note 7's iris scanner may not work well with glasses or contact lenses

The iris scanner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may not work well if you are wearing glasses or contact lenses.

Apple rumored to release the next generation iPhone in the week of 12 September

Apple rumored to release the next generation iPhone in the week of 12 September

Well-known tipster @evleaks shared that the next generation iPhone will be released in the week of 12th September.

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016

See the Galaxy Note 7 from different angles in silver, gold and blue

See the Galaxy Note 7 from different angles in silver, gold and blue

Another set of leaked photos show the Galaxy Note 7 from different angles in three colors (silver, gold and blue).

Friday, 22 Jul 2016

Samsung says it has fixed the Galaxy S7 Active's leaky waterproofing problems

Samsung says it has fixed the Galaxy S7 Active's leaky waterproofing problems

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.

Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time, but Apple still the runaway leader

Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time, but Apple still the runaway leader

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.

Leaked video shows how fast the iris scanner unlocks the Galaxy Note 7

Leaked video shows how fast the iris scanner unlocks the Galaxy Note 7

The latest leak shows how fast the iris scanner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 unlocks the phone.

Xiaomi aims to ship at least one million units of its upcoming notebooks

Xiaomi aims to ship at least one million units of its upcoming notebooks

Supply chain sources told GizmoChina that Xiaomi is expecting to ship at least one million units of its upcoming notebooks.

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