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Apple Said to Be in Talks With Sharp to Supply Oled Screens for New iPhones

Apple is in negotiations with Sharp to secure organic LED displays for the iPhone maker’s next-generation of devices, a person familiar with the matter said. Any Oled supply agreement would depend on the Osaka-based company’s output capacity, said the person, who asked not to be identified because talks aren’t public. The discussions stem from Apple’s desire to increase the number ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Said to Work Only With Select Gloves

It seems like winters are coming early for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users, as user report claim that the Home Button on the smartphones doesn’t work without direct touch of a finger. Apple introduced a non-clickable new home button with iPhone 7, which uses Force Touch technology just like its latest laptops. Now, some users are claiming that the ... Read More »

Apple’s New AirPods Said to Work With Non-Apple Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

  At the iPhone 7 launch event, Apple said the new AirPods had been specially designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and come with a brand new W1 wireless chip, leading many to believe that the wireless earphones only work with the new iPhone models. Apple also used the term “Bluetooth-like” technology, once again confusing matters about ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Price in India Tipped; Said to Launch Soon

  It appears the recently launched Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime will make its way to Indian shores soon, priced at Rs. 18,790. The information was revealed by an established Mumbai-based retailer. To recall, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime was launched in Vietnam last month at VND 6,290,000 (roughly Rs. 19,000), and thus the India price revealed by Mahesh Telecom on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Said to Cause $1,400-Worth of Damage to Hotel Room

  Samsung is expected to issue a worldwide recall after more than 35 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units reportedly exploded. While the global recall is yet to become official, a fresh unit in Australia has exploded leaving the owner with a huge AUD 1,800 (roughly Rs. 91,600 or $1,400) damage bill. This is the first case of a Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Launch: Apple’s New AirPods Said to Use Custom ‘Bluetooth-Like’ Technology

  Apple is set to officially unveil the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus just hours from now, and one of the big changes is the expected absence of the 3.5mm audio jack. To compensate for it, Apple is bundling Lightning-powered EarPods with the smartphone. In addition, the company is also reportedly working on wireless headphones called ‘AirPods’, to give ... Read More »

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones

  Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended Project Ara, its ambitious effort to build what is known as a modular smartphone with interchangeable components, as part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The move marks an about-face for the tech company, which announced a host of partners for Project ... Read More »

Apple Said to Plan iPhone for Japan With Tap-to-Pay for Subways

Apple is planning a new iPhone feature for Japan that will enable users to pay for mass-transit rides with their smartphones instead of physical payment cards. A future iPhone will include technology called FeliCa, a mobile tap-to-pay standard in Japan developed by Sony Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The FeliCa chip will let customers in Japan store ... Read More »

Snapdragon 800, 801 SoCs Said to Lack Support for Android 7.0 Nougat

There are some rumours that are easy to dismiss but then there are others that are backed by some information that provides them some level of authenticity. A new rumour that is doing rounds suggests that the devices with either Snapdragon 800 or 801 CPU will not be eligible to get an official Android 7.0 Nougat update. According to the ... Read More »

Google Said to Launch Daydream VR Service Soon; Exclusive Content Lineup Planned

Google is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars apiece in virtual-reality films and programs, part of a plan to line up exclusive content for the debut of its new Daydream service in the coming weeks, according to people familiar with the matter. Google will help promote projects from Hulu and fund the production of 360-degree videos with YouTube stars like ... Read More »