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Auto sales zoom in June, aided by new car launches, low base due to GST

Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki’s domestic sales (excluding vans, commercial vehicles) rose 45.32% last month. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: Automobile sales that grew in May picked up further speed in June, aided by new model launches and the low base of the previous year. India’s top five carmakers, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, Tata Motors Ltd, Mahindra and ... Read More »

Audi recalls 52K A6, A7 models due to risk of fuel line leak

Audi is recalling around 50,000 2012 through 2014 A6 and A7 models due to the risk of the fuel line leaking and increasing the risk of a vehicle fire. The Volkswagen luxury division reports in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents that a compression point in the affected A6 and A7s could weaken and result in a fuel leak. The ... Read More »

Asus Halts Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout for ZenFone 3 Due to Undisclosed Bugs: Report

Asus started rolling out Android Nougat earlier this month in Philippines but the company has now reportedly stopped the rollout due to undisclosed bug related issues. The company has further advised users to enable the ‘Auto Download System Update’ in settings so that they receive the update as soon as it is made available. The Nougat update for ZenFone 3 ... Read More »

Samsung Foldable Phones Said to Be in Development; First Model Due in 2017

After transitioning its curved screen from an experiment to a standard feature at the top end, Samsung is reportedly working on foldable phones. Two foldable phones are said to be in the works at Samsung, with one model scheduled for launch in 2017. Samsung Electronics is working on a ‘dual-screen’ smartphone that has flat screens on both side as well ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units Exploded Due to Its ‘Aggressive Design’: Report

Samsung held a grand Unpacked event in August to unveil its most promising device ever, convinced that this device would finally let the tech giant claim the throne it sought so badly. However, the turn of events since then has been a living nightmare for Samsung. What is even worse is that the root cause of these Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

iPhone 8 to Sport OLED Display Only in Premium Variant Due to Supply Issues: Report

  The iPhone 8 next year is said to come with big changes, the most exciting one being the shift to OLED screens. However, a fresh report says that Apple’s suppliers are facing production issues, and this hurdle could force the Cupertino giant to abandon OLED display plans for all of iPhone 8 models – sticking to one. Bloomberg reports ... Read More »

Huawei Confirms It Refused to Manufacture Google Pixel Due to Lack of Branding

  Google’s first self-branded smartphone, the Pixel, has received warm response from critics since its launch last month. The Pixel smartphone has been manufactured by HTC but as it turns out search giant’s first choice for manufacturing these smartphones was Huawei. Huawei has reportedly confirmed that it denied the manufacturing contract for Pixel due to the lack of co-branding on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 Users Report Battery Drain Due to Oculus App; Fix Released

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 Edge owners are reporting battery drain issues, after installing the latest Oculus app update. Users have been reporting of the issue on Oculus and Reddit forums, and claim that the issue seems to resolve itself after the app is deleted altogether. Samsung users claim that their battery drains quickly ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Officially Recalled in US; Replacements Due September 21

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday announced a recall of around one million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones plagued by incidents of batteries bursting into flames. The move by the US safety agency formalizes the recall underway in 10 countries after reports of faulty batteries that caused some handsets to explode during charging. Samsung meanwhile announced replacements for ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Details Leak; Launch May Be Advanced Due to Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Samsung may have to advance the launch of its next flagship smartphone – believed to be dubbed Galaxy S8 – after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, claims an analyst. Additionally, new details have started to emerge regarding the new Samsung flagship including the model names, and some new features. An analyst speculates that alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall, ... Read More »