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Samsung halts sales of Note 7 as explosions continue


Samsung has announced a halt to sales of its recently released flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, following continued claims of fires and explosions. Although Samsung has recalled a million+ devices, a number of them which were designated ‘safe,’ have still had problems with combustion, forcing the potential recall now …

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Samsung aims to take on Siri with Viv acquisition


As far as mobile digital assistants go, Apple’s Siri is often regarded as one of the best. However, Apple didn’t initially come up with the idea, Siri began life as an app that was sold to Apple back in 2010. After selling the app, the original team behind Siri went …

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Samsung Note 7’s are still catching on fire


If you have received your replacement Galaxy Note 7 from Samsung, we’d still urge caution with the device, as another example of a supposedly safe Note 7 has caught fire. This one happened to be on a Southwest airlines flight in the U.S., just before takeoff, leading to the entire …

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4G coverage still patchy, but EE is now the fastest


If you live in an area with decent 4G coverage, think yourself lucky, as much of the UK is still living without the high-speed wireless internet connection. If you’re trying to figure out which carrier might be best for it though, EE currently holds the performance crown, snatching it from …

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Ultimate Ears can now sync up 50+ speakers


Bluetooth speaker manufacturer, Ultimate Ears – a subsidiary of Logitech – has announced an update to its back-end application. Expanding upon the previous stereo-link system which let you use two speakers at once for better sound quality, you can now link upwards of 50 speakers if you have enough friends with …

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Apple may release three iPad Pros next year


Earlier this year in an effort to return the iPad to growth, Apple launched the iPad Pro, a bigger 13-inch iPad with beefier hardware and more features, including support for the ‘Apple Pencil’ and programs like Photoshop. Now, it looks like we may see the iPad Pro line-up expand in …

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The Carphone Warehouse just leaked the Google Pixel Phone


It looks like The Carphone Warehouse has dropped the ball as the UK store just leaked the first official images and details for Google’s next smartphone, which is set to be announced tomorrow. For starters, it looks like Google is retiring the Nexus name after all, replacing it with the …

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Samsung has replaced 1 million unsafe Galaxy Note 7s


Update: Just last week Samsung confirmed that it has exchanged around half of the Galaxy Note 7 units that could be affected by battery failures. However, since then the company has continued to replace potentially dangerous units and now, over one million Note 7’s have been exchanged, globally. While passing …

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Surface Pro 3 users face more battery issues


It seems that Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is still proving to be an issue for the company and its customers alike as battery issues keep cropping up. Earlier this year, Microsoft patched a bug that caused the Surface Pro 3 to incorrectly display battery percentages but now another battery-related problem …

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Samsung frees up $900 million by selling minor share holdings


Samsung Electronics has generated close to $900 (£690) million by selling small share holdings it has in various companies. Purportedly the reasoning is to help generate investment funds for the core business, which will help consolidate Samsung’s efforts into its major earning divisions. Companies that Samsung sold shares for includes …

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macOS Sierra GM Build launches


If you have been trying out the macOS Sierra beta builds ahead of the update’s official launch on the 20th of September, then you can actually get your hands on the release version now as the Gold Master build has been released for all testers. macOS Sierra (formerly known as …

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Tim Cook thinks Augmented Reality will be bigger than VR


While Virtual Reality has created a lot of buzz over the last couple of years, ever since Microsoft’s Hololens announcement, interest in Augmented Reality has been growing. We have heard rumours about Apple experimenting with both VR and AR but this week, Tim Cook spoke out about which of the …

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


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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