Tag Archives: Promises

Virtual dealership promises no used car salesmen

Trevor Bergmann, left, chose a car on the Clutch virtual dealership website, and a Clutch ‘concierge’ delivered it to his workplace for a test drive. (Patrick Callaghan/CBC News) When Trevor Bergmann of Halifax went looking for a second-hand car, he decided to check out a brand new way to shop for one. “My partner Jennifer found a vehicle online — it ... Read More »

All the Promises Automakers Have Made About the Future of Cars

Yet another announcement came yesterday: Volvo, the Swedish slash Chinese car company, announced that it will only offer electric or hybrid vehicles by 2019. It was widely hailed as a bold move. Previously, the company had committed to selling 1 million hybrid and fully electric vehicles by 2025. Right now, hybrids have 2 percent of the passenger car market in the U.S., ... Read More »

LG G6 Teaser Promises ‘Reliability’; Select Users to Trial Phone Ahead of Launch

LG is leaving no stone unturned in creating interest around its upcoming G6 flagship. Soon after confirming Quad DAC support for the G6, LG has now confirmed that the smartphone will be given out to select users under ‘Preliminary Experiment Group’ ahead of the actual launch. The South Korean company has also reportedly shared a new teaser that promises “reliability” ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Users Complain of Lightning EarPods Issue; Apple Promises Fix

After reports of a bug that causes a loss in cellular service after disabling Airplane Mode on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, some more glitches have reportedly been found on Apple’s latest offerings. This time the glitch pertains to the Lightning port, which appears to disable in-line controls on the connected headset after a period of no ... Read More »

Google Acknowledges Vulnerability in Millions of Android Devices; Promises Fix

Millions of Android smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to security attacks, Google has warned. The vulnerability, if exploited, gives an app unfettered root access, circumventing various Android security layers. The Mountain View-based company has made available a patch to OEMs, and says it is currently working on a fix for the Nexus lineup. Security researchers spotted an app in the ... Read More »

Creo Teases Mark 1 Smartphone, Promises Monthly Feature Updates

Creo has just posted a video revealing the Mark 1 smartphone on its social media feeds. While specifications aren’t forthcoming at this point, judging by the video, the Mark 1 phone has a contemporary look with a curved metallic rim and slim glass back, and is about the size of an iPhone 6 Plus. Rather than compete on specifications or ... Read More »

HTC One M10 Teaser Video Promises to ‘Make Your Phone Even Better’

HTC has released its first teaser video for the One M10 flagship smartphone. The video, while showing nothing of significance, promises a lot of things. In the video, the company claims that the HTC team is working “non-stop” because they want to “make your phone even better.” The YouTube video says that the team is obsessed but “in a good ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Maker Claims 50 Million Registrations, Promises 2.5 Million Units

While the world kept asking questions and Indians remained puzzled, the Noida-based startup, promising a Rs. 251 (less than $4) “Make in India” smartphone, on Friday claimed to have received nearly 50 million registrations in just two days of opening up for online pre-orders. In a chat with IANS over phone, Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd president Ashok Chadha said that ... Read More »