Tag Archives: Failure

Samsung Reports Jump in Q4 Profits as Record Chip Earnings Mask Galaxy Note 7 Failure

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit more than doubled over a year earlier thanks to record-high earnings from its brisk memory chip business and strong smartphone sales despite costly Galaxy Note 7 recalls. The South Korean company said Tuesday it posted KRW 7.1 trillion ($6.1 billion or roughly Rs. 41,539 crores) in net income during the October-December period, ... Read More »

Nexus 6P Users Still Reporting Battery Failure Issue Related to Android 7.0 Nougat

Early last month, some Nexus 6P users reported an issue where their devices were shutting down unexpectedly despite showing some percentage of battery left, after updating to Android 7.0 Nougat. It seems like Google has still not fixed the issue as Nexus 6P users are continuing to complain regarding the issue to the search giant through threads and complaint forums. ... Read More »

Steve Kondik Finally Speaks on Cyanogen’s Failure; Company Breaks Ties With Him

Things aren’t going well for Cyanogen. The latest – soon after Steve Kondik went public with the current situation at Cyanogen, the company has “separated ties” with him. To recall, a recent report had pointed that the future of Steve Kondik, Cyanogen’s Co-Founder and former CTO, in the company was unknown. Kondik took to the official CyanogenMod developer Google+ community ... Read More »

Some Nexus 6P Users Reporting Battery Failure Issue on Android 7.0 Nougat

Some Nexus 6P users are reporting what is being termed a battery failure after updating to Android 7.0 Nougat. Neither Google nor Huawei have yet acknowledged the issue, which appears to be software related. A Reddit thread started by YouTuber TheRedy Tedy demonstrates an issue where the Nexus 6P has 53 percent charge, but after 3 photos are taken from ... Read More »

iPhone, iPad Had Higher Failure Rates Than Android Counterparts in Q2 2016: Study

When it comes to reliability and performance, Apple iPhones and iPads are failing more often than Android smartphones, a study has revealed. According to the study global data security firm Blancco Technology Group, iOS devices had a 58 percent failure rate while Android smartphones reported an overall failure rate of 35 percent in the second quarter of 2016. It is ... Read More »

BoJ Launches Negative Rates, Already Dubbed a Failure by Markets

Tokyo: The Bank of Japan’s negative interest rates came into effect on Tuesday in a radical plan already deemed a failure by financial markets, highlighting Tokyo’s lack of options to spur growth as global markets sputter. The central bank, which announced the shock decision on January 29, will charge banks 0.1 per cent for parking additional reserves with the BoJ ... Read More »