Tag: phablet

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Apple Weak iPhone 7 Sales Contrast with Google’s Hot Pixel

With weak iPhone sales causing Apple to suffer its first full-year revenue and profit declines since 2001, several analysts are downgrading Apple and upgrading the potential for Google’s new Pixel smartphone line.

Samsung Electronics plunged 8% on October 11, 2016, after it called an unprecedented halt to sales of its troubled Galaxy Note 7 handset

Genius Behind the Samsung Note 7 Cancellation

The Wall Street Journal reported that as Internet chatter built claiming batteries supplied by a Samsung affiliate for the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone were spontaneously catching fire, the company canceled the product before the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission could ban the device due to safety concerns.

Tim Cook iPhone 7 (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

2nd Fire in Apple iPhone 7 Threatens Mass Recall

Another newly shipped Apple iPhone 7 caught fire and destroyed a car in what looks similar to the same type of battery fires that forced a worldwide recall of all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units.

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G Flex 2 by LG Kills It at CES 2015

By the early response, the best mobile “phablet” phone of CES 2015 is the beautifully updated LG G Flex 2. The LG G Flex last year was big and featured a curved display technology with a somewhat dim screen. However, this year’s update fits in the hand better and uses its curve to dramatically improve screen appeal and phone durability.