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OnePlus 3T Name Seemingly Confirmed by Company Website Hours Before Launch

  Earlier this month, OnePlus confirmed that it will be launching its next device with Snapdragon 821 processor on November 15. The company’s teasers from earlier this week further suggested that it will launch OnePlus 3T smartphone at its event on Tuesday, which kicks off at 11:30pm IST. Now, the company’s website has seemingly confirmed the name ‘OnePlus 3T’ for ... Read More »

Ericsson Sees Global Smartphone Subscriptions Almost Doubling by 2022

Global subscriptions for smartphones will almost double by 2022, helping mobile data traffic to eightfold, telecoms network gear maker Ericsson predicted on Tuesday. The Swedish company said it expected there will be 6.8 billion smartphone subscriptions globally by the end of 2022, up from 3.9 billion in 2016. In its previous forecast from June this year, Ericsson had said it ... Read More »

Amazon Ordered by US Court to Process Refunds for Children’s In-App Purchases

A federal judge on Thursday directed Amazon.com Inc to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission, but rejected a US regulator’s request for a $26.5 million lump-sum payout. US District Judge John Coughenour, in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, issued his order more than six months after finding the online retailer liable, in ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Tech Being Tested by Foxconn: Report

iPhone 8 rumours are cropping up steadily, and the latest one hints at a change many Apple fans will love. The 2017 upgrade is expected to support wireless charging, and now it is being reported that manufacturer Foxconn has already started building the required components to be embedded within the iPhone. Nikkei Asian Review reports that the wireless charging capabilities ... Read More »

Apple Pay Japan Debut Hit by Problems as Rail Commuters Struggle

Apple Inc.’s entry into Japanese digital payments is off to a rough start as system trouble prevents commuters from charging their passes. East Japan Railway Co. said users are experiencing difficulties connecting to the Mobile Suica contactless payment system, after the rail operator servicing Tokyo metropolitan area began accepting Apple Pay on Tuesday. The trouble started shortly after 9am in Tokyo, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by Over a Million People Worldwide: Report

Samsung’s reputation may have taken a huge hit in doing so, but the company announced the worldwide recall and halt of sales of the Galaxy Note 7 due to explosion cases associated with the smartphone. The South Korean company even urged its customers around the world to switch off the device and hand it back to the company for a ... Read More »

Samsung Cuts Profit by $2.3 Billion After Killing Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co. cut its third-quarter operating profit outlook by $2.3 billion (roughly Rs. 15,375 crores) after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the first sign of how much the crisis will cost South Korea’s largest company. Profit will be KRW 5.2 trillion ($4.63 billion or roughly Rs. 30,953 crores) instead of KRW 7.8 trillion in the ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Offer by Airtel: All You Need to Know About the Rs. 19,990 iPhone 7

Looking to cash in on the craze for the latest Apple smartphones in the country, Airtel is offering the new Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones to customers on contract basis at a minimum down payment of Rs. 19,990 and Rs. 30,792, respectively. Under this offer, the telecom operator will provide unlimited local and STD calls, free roaming, ... Read More »

HTC’s Consolidated Revenue for September Sees Year-on-Year Jump; Likely Boosted by Pixel Smartphones

HTC posted its earnings for September on Thursday following the official announcement of Google Pixel smartphones that were assembled by the company. The Taiwanese company reported a 31.3 percent year-on-year rise, and a 42 percent rise in comparison to August, in its consolidated monthly revenue during September to TWD 9.33 billion (roughly Rs. 2,000 crores). Even though there was no ... Read More »

Nokia Phone Saves Man’s Life by Allegedly Stopping Bullet

The Nokia phones of yesteryears have long been considered nearly indestructible, but the new ones aren’t too bad either. A Nokia feature phone is reported to have recently taken a bullet for its owner – literally – and saved his life. According to a tweet by Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone Peter Skillman, ... Read More »