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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
With $278 in total BOM costs, the Google Pixel XL handset sells for an unsubsidized price of $769, a ratio comparable to those for the Apple iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC on Tuesday posted a sixth consecutive quarterly loss despite a boost it received from making Google Pixel handsets and its venture into the nascent virtual reality business.
BlackBerry today announced the latest in its series of secure Android smartphones, the DTEK60, which offers a larger, high-resolution display (compared to the DTEK50), a fingerprint sensor, long lasting battery, 21MP camera and a customized convenience Key
Emporio Armani marks its entrance into the field of connected wearables with the Emporio Armani Connected collection of hybrid smartwatches.
Xiaomi’s newly announced Mi Mix phablet has an impressive 6.4-inch bezel-less screen, while the the Mi Note 2, which looks similar to Samsung's ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, joins the new Mi VR headset.
Monday, October 24, 2016
The latest iOS 10.1 brings Portrait mode to iPhone 7 Plus owners starting today, adding a new photo feature to thephone's camera.
Attackers can flip bits in the physical memory cells of Android devices in order to compromise them, researchers proved.
Contract electronics maker Hon Hai Precision Industry Co will manufacture cellphones under the Nokia brand in India next year, according to India's Economic Times.
The new Apple Watch Nike+ will be available on Friday, October 28.
The worldwide smartwatch market experienced a round of growing pains in the third quarter of 2016 (3Q16), resulting in a year-over-year decline in shipment volumes.
Samsung Electronics is offering a generous upgrade program option to Galaxy Note 7 customers in South Korea who trade in their recalled device for a Galaxy S7 phone.
Friday, October 21, 2016
LG Electronics will to apply a modularized structure to its next flagship smartphone called 'G6, which is expected to be released in 2017.
Samsung Electronics announced a new compensation program for those who have purchased a Galaxy Note 7. The company will allow those who exchange their Galaxy Note 7 with Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge to exchange them again with a Galaxy S8, scheduled to be launched in March 2017.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Samsung Electronics has been reportedly in talks with LG Chem on using its batteries for its upcoming smartphones, following a safety scandal that led to the withdrawal of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phones.
Kodak has released a professional-quality, photography-first smartphone. The Kodak Ektra features a retro design and comes with classic leather accessories for all those who miss the good all days.
Samsung Electronics is introducing the first 8-gigabyte (GB) LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM package, which is expected to greatly improve mobile user experiences, especially for those using Ultra HD, large-screen devices.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
T-Mobile US has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve a federal probe into whether it adequately disclosed speed and data restrictions for its "unlimited" data plan subscribers, U.S. regulators said on Wednesday.
Samsung Electronics plans to release the Galaxy Gear S3 smartwatch next month, as the tech giant is trying to recover from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.
Huawei today announced at a media briefing in China the new Kirin 960 SoC from Huawei's semiconductor subsidiary HiSilicon, which combines new technologies, promising the first commercial device to use them in due course.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
At the 4G/5G Summit, Qualcomm announced today the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, the Snapdragon 653, 626 and 427 chipsets, along with an expanded connected camera portfolio.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Qualcomm Technologies has successfully made the first over-the-air connection via MulteFire using listen-before-talk (LBT).
ZTE has started accepting pre-orders of the Axon 7 Mini, a smaller version of its flagship Axon 7 smartphone.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Researchers have come up with a smartwatch prototype that uses the wrist wearing the watch as an always-available joystick to perform common touch screen gestures with one-handed continuous input.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Samsung Electronics announced today that it estimates a negative impact of approximately mid-3 trillion won ($2.65 million) in operating profit from the fourth quarter of 2016 through the first quarter of 2017, due to the discontinuation of Galaxy Note7 sales.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Apple's chief executive officer was in Japan's ancient capital on Thursday, meeting with Nintendo executives at the gaming company's headquarters.
Samsung is issuing a $100 credit to exchange the defective Galaxy Note 7 for a Galaxy S7 Edge or other Samsung device.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Google today announced Project Fi’s group plan: an easy way to share Project Fi with the people who matter most to you.
Samsung's announcement to stop all sales and exchanges of Galaxy Note 7 is expected to cause noticeable changes in shipments of major smartphone brands.
Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270, a mobile application processor (AP) designed for wearable devices with 14-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology and an LTE modem.
Samsung Electronics said it stopped production and the global sales of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet Tuesday, weeks after it resumed the sales following an unprecedented replacement program.
Monday, October 10, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in the patent dispute between the world's two top smartphone manufacturers over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's design.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
Samsung Electronics seems to cannot have its smartphone troubles under control, following reports that replaced Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are allegedly problematic, forcing U.S. Carrier AT&T stop sales of replacement phones.
Friday, October 07, 2016
Samsung Electronics plans to start producing a new generation of 3-D NAND flash memory for smartphones before the end of 2016.
While Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is involved in a series of recalls, industry sources in South Korea predict that the next flagship smartphone, set for release in first quarter of 2017, will bring significant changes in terms of design and hardware.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Samsung Electronics will be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm's next high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon chips, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Google today announced a family of products that brings people the best of Google hardware and software. Products include the Pixel phone, a $79 Daydream VR headset, the Google Wifi router, the 4K-enabled Chromecast Ultra and the smart, voice-controlled Google Home wireless speaker.
Samsung Display has registered for a patent on technology to develop bendable displays in the United States, implying a possible launch of foldable smartphones in the future.
Google is expected to unveil new smartphones at an event on Tuesday, the company's latest effort to sell consumers on a Google-branded device and to challenge Apple at the high end of the market.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Facebook is launching Messenger Lite, a slimmed down version of Messenger that offers the core features of Messenger for markets with slow internet speeds and a prevalence of basic Android smartphones.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
The upcoming LG G6 flagship smartphone will not feature a dual-curved OLED displat, as LG Display isn’t yet capable of shipping enough OLED panels for the phone, a report claims.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
BlackBerry posted a 31.8 percent fall in second-quarter revenue and it said it would end all internal hardware development, including its smartphones. The company is entering a joint venture with Indonesia-based BB Merah Putih to make and distribute BlackBerry-branded devices.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Xiaomi today took the wraps off its strongest contender yet to the iPhone, the 2,599 yuan ($390) Mi 5S Plus smartphone, which comes equipped with dual cameras and a pressure-sensitive screen.
Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
MediaTek plans to roll out two versions of its 10nm chips, the Helio X30 for high-end smartphones and the X35 for the lower-end segment, Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) reports.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Facebook has acquired Nascent Objects, fuelling thoughts that the company could continue the Ara modular smartphone production concept, which Google recenty abandoned.
Google has made available Google Allo, a new smart messaging app for Android and iOS designed to keep users from straying outside the app to search for things on the internet, Allo is the first Google product to feature its AI "assistant."
According to a new report by IHS, Apple’s component costs for the iPhone 7 have risen compared to the previous iPhone, although Apple is still making a tidy margin higher than the industry average.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Microsoft unveiled its latest Nokia 216 feature phone, at basic device that will be available in India next month for around $37.
HTC today unveiled two smartphones - the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle - as part of the company's affordable line.
Google has sent invitations for an event in San Francisco on Oct. 4 where the web company is expected to introduce new smartphones and home-automation hardware, along with product upgrades.
Monday, September 19, 2016
A supplier to Samsung Electronics said on Monday that its battery does not appear to have caused a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to ignite in China, after Chinese media reported one of the handsets caught fire.
Samsung has begun replacing the Galaxy Note7 due to battery issues and in order to identify if you have a new device and use it with confidence, the company has introduced a Green battery icon that has been included in three specific software changes.
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Associated Press, Gannett Co. and Vice Media LLC sued the FBI on Friday to learn who the government paid and how much it spent to hack into an iPhone in its investigation into last year's San Bernardino, California, massacre.
If your main concern with a phone is battery life, the new LG X Power smarphone could be up your alley, available soon at Boost Mobile and Sprint for $150.
Apple's new iPhones go on sale today and the first device teardowns show that Intel's chips are inside some models, replacing Qualcomm's offerings, among other interesting observations.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today confirmed that Samsung Electronics will recall Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to serious fire and burn hazards.
A year after the launch of the Apple Watch established a new benchmark for the worldwide smartwatch market, new smartwatch shipments are expected to see only modest growth for the rest of 2016 due to late-in-the-year and iterative product releases.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
LG's wireless Bluetooth headset portfolio has been expended with the release of the LG FORCE, which is available today exclusively at AT&T.
Google launches a limited-time 'bug chain' contest to root out security vulnerabilities in the Android OS, and will pay up to $200,000 for an Android "bug chain," one or more successful exploits of previously unknown vulnerabilities.
HTC will add two new models to the Desire series of smartphones, the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle, in a product event on September 20.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Apple is facing an embarrassing technical glitch after some customers reported difficulties updating their iPhone operating system to the latest iOS 10 software, which became available Tuesday.
T-Mobile US and Sprint have received almost four times as many orders for Apple’s iPhone 7 than previous iPhone models, a sign the device may be well received and the carriers’ new unlimited data plans may be gaining popularity.
With the recall program for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to run in full progress, the South Korean giant plans to issue a software update that will prevent the phones from overheating by limiting battery recharges to 60 percent.
Monday, September 12, 2016
BLU Products introduces the BLU Vivo 5R, the "refreshed" version of the Vivo 5 launched in January.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Following the pressure from regulator bodies worldwide, Samsung Electronics urges owners of the new Galaxy Note 7 phablets to exchanging their products.
Friday, September 09, 2016
Japanese aviation authorities on Friday followed their US counterparts by urging passengers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft following reports of explosions from faulty batteries.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are coming with new wireless earbuds, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a reality, a Super Mario game is coming to the new phone and Pokemon Go will be compatible with the upgraded Apple Watch.

LG Electronics today unveiled the V20, the latest in its V series of smartphones, delivering multimedia capabilities, Google's new Android Nougat software, and wide angle cameras.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Apple is expected to announce a headphone jack-free iPhone tomorrow, but reports claim that a pair of wireless headphones will be also announced to go with the new phones.
Amazon has today announced a new addition to its suite of "Prime exclusive" smartphones, unlocked phones that are discounted because they display ads for products and services from Amazon.
Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors introduces the MICHAEL KORS ACCESS display smartwatch, part of its new wearable technology accessories line.
Monday, September 05, 2016
Meizu today introduced its M3 MAX smartphone at a product launch event in Beijing. The impressive device packs great features and will be offered at a mid-range price.
Smartphone manufacturers have started to use dual cameras in order to o bring advanced, DSLR-like features to slim smartphone designs.
Friday, September 02, 2016
Google has suspended work on Project Ara, its modular smartphone.
Samsung has officially announced that it has suspended sales of Galaxy Note 7, having discovered faults in battery cell in 35 units out of 1 million sold, and offered to exchange all phones for entirely new ones.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Facebook is launching Instant Video, letting you to put a smile on the faces of those people who matter most in your life.
ZTE revealed a new device at the IFA trade show following the recent release of its flagship phone, the Axon 7. The Axon 7 Mini is actually a different version of the Axon 7.
At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, Sony will unveil its new lineup of products including new Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact smartphones.
Samsung Electronics could announce on Friday a recall program for the batteries of its newly-launched flagship premium smartphone Galaxy Note 7 that has raised safety concerns.
At IFA 2016, Huawei debuted the Huawei nova and the Huawei nova plus smartphones, along with the MediaPad M3 tablet.
Today at IFA 2016 HTC announced an updated variant of the One A9 called the One A9s.
Motorola announced the Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod along with a new member to the Moto Z family - the Moto Z Play.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Gear S3, a smartwatch that combines timeless design with the latest in mobile technology, including IP68 water resistance, mobile payments, LTE connectivity and built-in GPS.
Corning today announced the Corning Gorilla Glass SR+, a new glass composite specifically designed for wearable devices.
The LG V20, LGE's latest premium smartphone to be unveiled next week, will be the first phone to showcase Google’s In Apps.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company’s newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14-nanometer (nm) process technology for the budget smartphone market as well as other IoT devices.
Apple invited journalists to an event in San Francisco on Sept. 7 where the company is expected to roll out a series of product upgrades.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Fitbit is updating two older devices, the 2013 Flex and the 2014 Charge, mostly to bring them in line with what newer devices and rivals offer.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Apple issued a patch on Thursday to fix a security flaw in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
A free and unlimited VPN app for Android is today available from Opera.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Google has released Android 7.0, codenamed Nougat. The new mobile operating system allows, among other, two apps to be run on the same screen at once, and makes it possible for devices to handle more complex 3D graphics.
Samsung Electronics plans to launch a program to sell refurbished used versions of its hign-end smartphones as early as next year, according to a report.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
AT&T, the No. 2 U.S wireless provider, said on Wednesday that it would roll out a new data plan that does away with overage fees and reduces data speeds for wireless customers who surpass their data allowance.
SK Hynix has tapped into the next-generation mobile-use memory chip market that has been exclusively dominated by its rival Samsung Electronics by introducing its own universal flash storage (UFS) 2.1 memory chip.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has begun rolling out for Windows 10 Mobile.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Canalys' latest market forecast shows that the worldwide smartphone shipments will reach just over 1.4 billion units in 2016 - a 5% year-on-year increase.
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it will showcase its new high-end smartwatch, the Gear S3, in Germany later this month.
Monday, August 15, 2016
HMD Global Oy, a new Finnish company that plans to relaunch the Nokia brand for phones, said on Monday it has hired Pekka Rantala, the former CEO of Angry Birds maker Rovio, as its Chief Marketing Officer.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
LG Electronics said Thursday it will equip its upcoming flagship V20 handset with an optimum audio system, in collaboration with audio chipset maker ESS.

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