Tag Archives: US

Le Pro 3 Launched in the US: Price, Specifications, and More

LeEco’s Le Pro 3 and Le S3 smartphones were front and centre as LeEco on Wednesday announced its entry into the lucrative US market. At an event in San Francisco, the backyard of Google and Apple, the Chinese company unveiled the new product line-up, which also includes the LeEc uMax85 4K  television, a week after it accidentally let slip some of its upcoming products. The ... Read More »

Apple-Samsung iPhone Patent Feud Leaves US Supreme Court Struggling

  The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the US Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone. (Also see: Apple Wins Appeal Reinstating $119.6 Million Samsung Verdict) The eight justices heard arguments in Samsung’s bid ... Read More »

Samsung Could Face Second Recall as US Probes Burnt Galaxy Note 7

Samsung could face an unusual second recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones if one that caught fire aboard an airliner this week is a replacement device as its owner says, two former US safety officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating Wednesday’s incident, when a passenger’s phone emitted smoke on a Southwest ... Read More »

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Said to Emit Smoke on US Plane

A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a US plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said, prompting fresh investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Federal Aviation Administration. A problem with the replacement for the Galaxy Note 7 model would create a new, embarrassing and potentially costly chapter to ... Read More »

Google Pixel Pre-Orders in the US Will Get a Free Daydream View Headset; No Such Deal for India

Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are already up for pre-orders in the US, UK, Germany, Canada, and Australia. In the US, the Pixel smartphone starts at $649.99 (roughly Rs. 43,300), and, in case users decide to buy their Pixel smartphones from the Google Store in the US or Verizon Wireless – the only US carrier to offer the smartphones ... Read More »

LG V20 Goes on Sale This Week; US Pre-Orders Expected to Start October 17

  LG at its September 7 event launched the first new smartphone to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box – the LG V20 – with dual screen and dual cameras. The price and availability details were not given by the company then. Now the company has officially confirmed that LG V20 is going to be available starting this week. The smartphone ... Read More »

Samsung Recovers 60 Percent of Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Units From South Korea, US, Europe

  Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back around 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, the United States and Europe, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis. In a statement, Samsung said it was focused on replacing all affected devices “as quickly and efficiently” as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Replacement Units Arrive in the US on Wednesday

  Samsung says new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be available in US stores starting Wednesday to replace about 1 million devices that are being recalled because their batteries can catch fire. The South Korean company has been scrambling to fix problems caused by faulty batteries in the latest version of its top-of-the-line smartphone, which first went on sale last ... 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 Note 7 Explosions Reportedly Set a Jeep and House on Fire in the US

  Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units are now being reported worldwide. After the incident in Australia, where a man was presented with a $1,400 bill because his handset exploded and caused damage to his hotel room, the most recent explosion cases are now coming in from the US. A Florida resident’s jeep was completely totalled after his Galaxy Note ... Read More »