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Samsung to force 60% battery cap for exploding Note 7s

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Samsung is currently in the pr0cess of recalling the Galaxy Note 7 due to exploding batteries but in the meantime, there will be some defective units still floating around. In order to try and prevent anymore major accidents from happening, Samsung is pushing out a software update to affected units …

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US Safety Commission warns users to stop using the Note 7

Last week, Samsung announced that it would be issuing a recall for the Galaxy Note 7 after several devices were found to have major battery defects. However, the recall wasn’t set up through the proper channels in the US, meaning consumers could still easily purchase the device if they really …

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Google’s Android antitrust deadline extended

Back in April, the European Commission officially filed its anti-trust complaint against Google in regards to Android and its pre-installed apps and services. At the time, Google was given until the 27th of July to refute the complaint but ended up nabbing an extention, bringing the deadline to the 7th …

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Apple officially reveals iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2

After months of rumours and leaks, Apple officially announced the iPhone 7 and the next generation Apple Watch. In the iPhone’s case, the headphone jack is in-fact gone and there is a new dual-camera system for the iPhone 7 Plus, doubling up on the camera bump. On the Apple Watch …

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Galaxy Note 7 recall may cost Samsung close to $1billion

Samsung has been making the headlines over the past week as Galaxy Note 7’s began suffering from critical battery failures, which led to some devices exploding. Since then, Samsung has gone ahead and issued a recall of these devices but the process is going to be far from cheap, as …

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The Turing Cadenza smartphone has some insane specifications

When it comes to flagship smartphones these days, a lot of the specs are quite predictable, with many companies defaulting to the latest Snapdragon processor, anywhere between 4 and 6GB of RAM, a 1440p display and 32GB of storage. However, it looks like Turing Robotics wants to really break the …

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Google has put a stop to Project Ara

Ever since the Phonebloks concept first hit the web, the idea of a modular smartphone has really took off and Google was the first to take the idea seriously, kicking off Project Ara. We have seen Ara evolve a lot over the last couple of years and just a few months …

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Update: Samsung to recall all Note 7s, halt sales

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Update: Following on from the rumour that Samsung would be replacing certain damaged Galaxy Note 7 devices after reports of battery fires, the Korean electronics giant will now recall all sold devices and will halt sales moving forward. Replacement handsets will be issued to affected customers. Samsung has said that it may take …

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Motorola is claiming 50 hour battery life with Moto Z Play

This week, Motorola began showing off the Moto Z Play, which part of the brand new 2016 range of smartphones. However, this one sets itself apart from the rest in one key area- battery life. According to reports, this particular device boasts a 50 hour battery life, thanks in-part to lots of …

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Tim Cook responds to EU tax ruling, thinks it’ll be reversed

Earlier this morning, we learned that the European Union had wrapped up its three-year long investigation into Apple’s tax payment strategy in Ireland, concluding that Apple should still pay around 13 billion euros in taxes for earnings made between 2003 and 2014. This is obviously quite big news and it didn’t …

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Apple faces lawsuit over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

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Back in 2014 when the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came out, ‘bendgate’ wasn’t the only problem users were faced with, quite a few customers also ended up with unresponsive touchscreens, a problem that Apple has apparently been aware of for some time but has failed to do anything …

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Apple pushes urgent iOS update to fix security flaw

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This week, a serious vulnerability was discovered in iOS, which could allow a link sent through a text message to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad and inject it with malware that would log messages, could activate the microphone or essentially track someone’s movements. Fortunately, Apple is already on the ball …

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Apple rumoured to launch curved iPhone in 2017

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From what we have seen and heard so far, 2016 is going to be a fairly unexciting year for the iPhone. However, 2017 is shaping up to be the year to upgrade with reports of big design changes, OLED screens and now, the rumour mill is claiming that Apple will …

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Android 7.0 Nougat will start rolling out today

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Just as rumours previously predicted, Google is kicking off the rollout of Android Nougat today, with the OS update coming to the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P. On top of that though, the update is also coming to the Pixel C tablet, which wasn’t previously mentioned. Android 7.0 is a …

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It looks like Android Nougat might release next week

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Google kickstarted Android Nougat’s development a lot earlier than expected this year and back in June, one of the final beta releases for the OS came out. Now, it looks like Android Nougat is ready for its public release, which could happen next week according to new reports. Apparently, Android …

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