Tag Archives: Used

Apple Said to Revive Efforts to Sell Used iPhones in India

Apple has put back on the table a request to sell used iPhones in India as it negotiates with the government for concessions to start production in the country, a person familiar with the matter said. The company has asked to bring in used iPhones to be refurbished and sold in India, saying it will have the manufacturing infrastructure needed ... Read More »

LG Unveils 5.7-Inch QHD+ Display; May Be Used on LG G6

LG Display has announced world’s first 5.7-inch QHD+ (1440×2880 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and pixel density of 564ppi. The display has been designed to provide users with immersive viewing experience and enable users with the capability of multi-tasking or using dual-screen feature, thanks to its large size. The company may very well use this display on ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp in India, 32 percent of which were in some form of media – photos, GIF images, videos, and voice messages, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app said on Friday. The number of messages shared on the platform on New Year’s Eve is even higher than the last record set during ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by More People Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined: Report

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 remained in news for all the wrong reasons in 2016 as the smartphone was recalled by Samsung after several explosion cases were reported regarding the device. After the second recall of the phone, it was discontinued by the company. Samsung has been urging all users to return the phone to the company for their own ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat on 0.4 Percent of Android Devices; Android 6.0 Is Now Single Most Used Version: Google

Google’s Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest publicly available version of Google’s mobile and tablet operating system, is now running on 0.4 percent of active Android devices, according to the latest Google Play distribution data. The latest version has seen just 0.1 percent increase since November. Google has updated its Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending December 5. ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 Can Learn User Habits, Placing Frequently Used Apps in Easy Reach

  Huawei Technologies took the wraps of a new premium phone on Thursday, adding a new artificial intelligence feature it hopes will help it close the gap with Apple and market leader Samsung, which is reeling from scrapping its flagship phone. The Mate 9 is aimed squarely at the top end of the $400 billion global smartphone market, where professional ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by Over a Million People Worldwide: Report

Samsung’s reputation may have taken a huge hit in doing so, but the company announced the worldwide recall and halt of sales of the Galaxy Note 7 due to explosion cases associated with the smartphone. The South Korean company even urged its customers around the world to switch off the device and hand it back to the company for a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned From Being Charged, Used on Flights in China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said that it will outlaw the use and charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones aboard flights from Wednesday. The CAAC also said that it will not allow the phones to be placed in checked-in baggage, or sent as air freight, according to a statement posted on its website. Samsung Electronics is recalling ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Should Not Be Used on Planes, Japan’s Regulators Warn

Japanese aviation authorities on Friday followed their US counterparts by urging passengers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft following reports of explosions from faulty batteries. The South Korean smartphone maker last week suspended sales of the “phablet” and recalled 2.5 million units following the reports. After the US, Japan’s transport ministry followed suit ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Being Used by Hillary Clinton in Presidential Campaign: Report

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has started to use the newly-launched Augmented Reality (AR) game Pokémon Go as a campaigning tool to register voters. The game, which came out on July 6, encourages users to walk around and visit “PokéStops” where they can acquire items for the game like Poké Balls and “gyms” where they can fight against other players. ... Read More »