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Samsung to announce incorrect battery size among causes of Note 7 fires

Samsung has concluded its investigation into the cause of widespread faults with the Galaxy Note 7. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the …

Galaxy Note

Microsoft to cut 700 employees in next layoff round: Report

Microsoft looks ready to cut 700 employees as part of the group of 2,850 that the company said it would be laying off in fiscal 2017.<p>Microsoft is …

Employment

Apple Criticized Amid Mixed iPhone Sales Reports

Another week down and Apple has once again dealt with some blows from critics—and market researchers.<p>Over the last week, two reports surfaced …

iPhone

KGI: iPhone 8 will feature new 3D Touch pressure-sensitive sensor to work with flexible OLED display

There are a big expectations for the iPhone 8; namely a major redesign featuring a large OLED display that wraps around the sides of the device with a front face featuring almost no bezels; the fingerprint Home Button will somehow be integrated into the screen.<p>In addition to the radical new design, …

Iran has banned Clash of Clans for promoting violence and tribal conflict

Amir-Esmaeil Bozorgzadeh Contributor<p>Amir-Esmaeil Bozorgzadeh is the founder at Virtuleap, a sandbox for creative developers to showcase their VR concepts to the world, which is currently running the world’s biggest WebVR Hackathon. He is also the European partner at Edoramedia, a games publisher …

Acquainted

Apple Dominates Holiday Season Device Activations

<i>This article originally was published on the</i> Motley Fool.<p>Surprising no one, Apple had a busy Christmas morning, and I'm not talking about Tim Cook …

Airtel and Vodafone carrier billing goes live on Google Play Store in India

Looks like carrier billing for Airtel and Vodafone is going live in India for Google Play Store. Google had officially announced the partnership at the Google Playtime event in India in October, but didn’t share any timeline. In May this year, Google had announced carrier billing with Idea …

Android News

Hands-on: LG Apple-endorsed 5K Display – an UltraFine choice for MacBook Pro owners?

The LG UltraFine 5K Display is Apple’s answer to MacBook Pro customers who wish to connect their notebooks to an external display with a single cable. After reportedly getting out of the standalone monitor business, LG’s offerings, which are available in 4K and 5K varieties, might be the next best …

Russian malware detected in US electricity grid – report

Code found within system of a Vermont electric utility was not used to disrupt operations but represents potentially serious vulnerability<p>A malware code associated with Russian hackers has reportedly been detected within the system of a Vermont electric utility.<p>The Russians did not actively use the …

Cybersecurity

Nvidia leads S&P's winners in 2016; drug companies slump

NEW YORK (AP) — In a solid year for stocks, graphics processor maker Nvidia stood far above its peers on the Standard & Poor's 500 index. The company's stock more than tripled for the year. But it was far from the only company that made a notable move. Goldman Sachs helped a rally in financial …

Markets
Run-D.M.C.

Apple could start manufacturing iPhones in India by April 2017

Apple could very soon begin manufacturing iPhones in the world's fastest growing smartphone market.<p>After months of back and fourth with the local …

Crowdfunded laptop dock for Android phones misses launch date

The Superbook, a device that converts your smartphone into a laptop, is the latest high-profile Kickstarter project to delay shipping to backers. The $99 device, basically a screen and keyboard shell powered by your smartphone's processor and memory, raised nearly $3 million after garnering pledges …

Samsung Might Have Made A Huge Mistake With The Galaxy S8

Although there’s nothing official yet, some tweets by David Ruddock from Android Police have suggested a number of changes to the Samsung Galaxy S8 that will change the device. Namely, the company will:<p>1 – Remove the physical navigation keys<br>2 – Add 3D Touch style functionality to the on-screen …

Gear & Gadgets

AirPods Supplier Increasing Production Capacity Due to Strong Demand

AirPods manufacturer Inventec is planning to expand production capacity for the wireless headphones in the wake of high consumer demand during the holiday season. In a new report by China's <i>Economic Daily News</i> (via <i>DigiTimes</i>), the supplier is rumored to have begun expanding capacity in a few of its …

Apple to cut iPhone production in first quarter of 2017: report

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will trim production of iPhones by about 10 percent in the January-March quarter of 2017, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Thursday, citing calculations based on data from suppliers.<p>The company had slashed output by 30 percent in January-March this year due to …

San Francisco

Apple will reportedly cut iPhone production by 10 percent in Q1 2017

Apple will be decreasing the production of the iPhone by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2017, according to a new report.<p>The move will affect the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, which were introduced in September, Nikkei said today, citing its own calculations based on data that it has seen.<p>A year ago, …

ASUS ZenWatch 3 Review: One of the best Android Wear watches, but that’s not saying much

Smartwatches still haven’t proven themselves to me. I was quick to jump on the Android Wear train with the launch of the LG G Watch, but since, this Android Wear ride has been nothing more than mundane. I think one of the easiest ways to sum up my underwhelming experience is to say that this watch …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft Xbox One Controller Driver for Windows 64-bit

<b>Note: Your Xbox One controller needs to be connected to your PC through the micro USB cable for PC gaming.</b><p><b>The greatest gamepad – now even better</b><p>The …

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S8 Leaks, Android's Biggest Success In 2016, New Google Pixel Problem

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes a new voice for the Galaxy S8, the return of Samsung’s S-Pen, Pixel power problems, Android’s battery win, the shutdown of Cyanogen, WileyFox’s quick change to Nougat, a North …

Android News