Samsung Reveals Root Cause of Galaxy Note7 Battery Fires

Samsung held a press conference on Monday in which it revealed the results of its internal investigation into why some of its Galaxy Note7 handsets set on fire. Last week, leaked reports confirmed the battery was to blame, but Samsung took pains today to explain the thoroughness of its investigation, which involved over 700 engineers…

iOS 10.2.1 released, here’s what’s new!

Apple just released the iOS 10.2.1 update. It follows on the heels of iOS 10.2, the larger release that hit in December and introduced the new Apple TV app, new Emoji, updates to Photos, Messages, Movies, Mail, Accessibility and more. Today’s update is much smaller, as the name implies. According to Apple, iOS 10.2.1 includes…

Huawei Honor 6X review

The Honor 6X is proof that an affordable device doesn’t have to be a disappointing buy. That an affordable device doesn’t have to be disappointing is what Huawei hopes to rely on to sell its new Honor 6X in the United States. Unfortunately, it’s going to have a heck of a time getting the word…

Galaxy S8: Top 5 features

Samsung’s introduction of the Galaxy S8 is probably about a month out from now. While it hasn’t been confirmed just yet, we expect Samsung to unveil the Galaxy S8 during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Rumor has it the phone will hit the market about a month later in April, instead of on the same…

Will ‘bezel-less’ be the big smartphone design trend of 2017?

Throughout the past few years, many smartphone makers have decided to go the “bigger is better” route in terms of smartphone design. Samsung and other companies started introducing phones with 5-inch displays a few years ago, which was considered by many users and critics to be too big for people to handle. Nowadays, we see…

Best of CES 2017

Asus ZenFone AR Over the last few years the ZenFone line has evolved quite a bit, but with the ZenFone AR, Asus is taking the brand to all new heights. While the gigantic Lenovo Phab 2 Pro had the distinction of being the first Tango phone, the ZenFone AR shines as the first truly high-end…

Apple Sues Qualcomm for $1 Billion in Unpaid Royalty Rebates

Following an FTC complaint alleging Qualcomm engaged in anticompetitive patent licensing practices, Apple has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm claiming the company has charged unfair royalties for “technologies they have nothing to do with.” According to a statement Apple shared with several news sites, Qualcomm “reinforces its dominance” through exclusionary tactics and high patent licensing…

iPhone 8 rumors: What you need to know right now!

When is iPhone 8 being released? What will the specs be? Will it have special features? Here’s everything we know! iPhone 7s — iPhone 8 — iPhone X — whatever Apple ends up calling the next and “tenth anniversary” iPhone, it’s expected next fall, and with a new design and new set of features. But…

Second-Generation Apple Pencil Rumored for March of 2017

Apple may be planning to introduce a second-generation Apple Pencil this year, according to rumors out of the Asian supply chain. The new Apple Pencil could be unveiled at an event rumored to take place in March, where it would be shown off along with the next-generation iPad Pro. Prospective features for a second-generation Apple…

iPad Mini 5 Release Date and Rumored Specs

Apple has released the iPad Mini 4 over a year ago and due to unknown reasons, the company has skipped the launch of the successor in September 2016. But fans are hoping to see it in March 2017, when Apple will announce new hardware. Until then, we’ll keep collecting news and rumors about the specs…

NVIDIA Shield Android TV: Top tips and tricks for your set top box

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is a powerful set top box with plenty of advanced capabilities. You may initially buy the Shield Android TV for a basic set of tasks, but it’s almost a guarantee that you’ll want to do more with it when you discover all that’s possible with this box. Between its expandable…

iPhone 7 failed to capitalize on Galaxy Note 7 disaster

Even in its weakened state, Samsung’s strong foothold in the mobile market enabled the company to stave off competition during the busy holiday period. That’s according to NPD hardware analyst Stephen Baker, who said Samsung’s loyal fanbase helped the Korean company remain competitive, even as companies such as Apple were releasing new devices. “Most of…