LG K7 Gets Special Features Catering to the Visually Challenged in India

LG introduced the K7 smartphone in India earlier this year, and now the company has added some interesting features specifically for visually challenged users. The LG K7 was one of the first smartphones to flag off the company’s K-series, and the LG K7 LTE variant was also the first to be manufactured in India. The… Read More LG K7 Gets Special Features Catering to the Visually Challenged in India

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

Apple takes iPhone 7 preorders, quickly exhausts supply of Jet Black

Apple began taking pre-orders for its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus earlier today, and not surprisingly, some models quickly exhausted their supplies, leaving customers with weeks to wait. The scramble to order an iPhone began at midnight PT, 3 a.m. ET, when Apple and U.S. carriers opened the doors to their online sales sites. By… Read More Apple takes iPhone 7 preorders, quickly exhausts supply of Jet Black

Consumer Product Safety agency warns about Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics’ woes mounted Friday with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urging consumers to power down and stop charging or using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after reports of the overheating and bursting of the lithium-ion battery in the device in some cases. 9 things to check after installing wireless access points Whether you’re… Read More Consumer Product Safety agency warns about Galaxy Note 7

‘Fastest smartphone chip ever,’ the A10 Fusion, powers Apple’s new iPhone 7

Apple’s new ARM processor allocates low-effort jobs to special low-powered cores, then ramps up the performance when needed. The upshot: better battery life. At the heart of every Apple iPhone is usually an upgraded chip, and this year’s iPhone 7 is no different: Apple executives said the new A10 Fusion is the fastest smartphone chip… Read More ‘Fastest smartphone chip ever,’ the A10 Fusion, powers Apple’s new iPhone 7

The Chinese are coming. Samsung is steady. Apple’s iPhone 7 has to impress

Wireless-only headphones? Dual rear cameras? Pressure-sensitive sensors? This year, as every year, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco will be crammed to the rafters with press and Apple well-wishers waiting for the pomp, circumstance and technical revelations of another iPhone launch. But this one, on Wednesday, is more important for Apple than it… Read More The Chinese are coming. Samsung is steady. Apple’s iPhone 7 has to impress

Does Apple really think we’re ready to ditch the headphone jack?

When you want to hook your headphones up to your smartphone you could soon find yourself searching for a non-existent socket if certain manufacturers – including possibly even Apple – get their way. The sad thing is, the headphone jack – that 3.5mm analogue three or four pole plug – is a very good connector.… Read More Does Apple really think we’re ready to ditch the headphone jack?

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 should be officially recalled – US consumer watchdog

US product safety and testing non-profit organisation Consumer Reports has called for Samsung to initiate an official recall of all of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, following a halt in sales caused by some phablets exploding while charging. Samsung suspended sales of its new flagship smartphone on Friday, the day of its official launch in… Read More Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 should be officially recalled – US consumer watchdog