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South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones

 Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns. Read More

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French VC firm Ring Capital raises $170 million fund

Meet Ring Capital, a brand new VC firm based in Paris. The firm just raised a new $170 million fund (€140 million) and might still be raising another $10 million or so for this fund. Many new VC firms tend to focus on seed rounds at first. Ring Capital thinks …

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iPhone Battery Replacement Cost Now Down to Rs. 2,000 (All-Inclusive)

In the midst of the ongoing shortage of batteries, Apple has dropped the cost of the replacement batteries to Rs. 2,000, all inclusive. The battery replacement programme costs $29 internationally and was set to originally cost around Rs. 2,000 plus taxes (roughly Rs. 2,600) in the country. The new price …

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Nokia to Launch Its Next Android Smartphones on February 25, Ahead of MWC 2018

HMD Global is set to launch its latest Nokia smartphones running on Android, on February 25, just ahead of MWC 2018. The company has sent invites for the launch event that will be held in Barcelona, which is also the host city for the mobile trade show. The invitation follows …

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Google Pixel 2 Receives Out-Of-Cycle OTA Update, Some Users Report

Days after releasing the January Android security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices, Google has now ostensibly pushed a new OTA (over-the-air) update for its Pixel 2 devices. Some users have confirmed the rollout of the new update that brings build number OPM2.171019.016. However, Google hasn’t yet listed the same …

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime First Impressions

Samsung has launched the Galaxy On7 Prime in the sub-Rs. 15,000 price segment in India. The smartphone is reminiscent of the Galaxy J7 Prime but differs in a few ways. The key features of the Galaxy On7 Prime include Samsung Pay Mini, Samsung Mall, and 13-megapixel front and rear cameras. …

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Samsung Patent Details Holes Under Display for Front Cameras; Expected on the Galaxy Note 9

With ‘fullscreen’ smartphones galore in all of last year, 2018 is expected to be the year when smartphone manufacturers take it to the next level in terms of display technology. According to news reports, Samsung has filed a patent that has a concept which uses holes within the phone’s screen …

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LG X4+ Rugged Smartphone With Hi-Fi DAC Audio Launched: Price, Specifications, Features

LG on Friday launched the new LG X4+ in South Korea. The LG X4+ is the first smartphone to feature the LG Pay smartphone payment platform. It will allow users to enter their fingerprints or passwords to make payments. Additionally, LG has introduced Finger Touch that will enable users to …

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM Update Now Rolling Out

Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9 Global ROM based on Android 7.0 Nougat for the Redmi 5A smartphone. Users can expect to receive over-the-air notification on their handsets or via the Updater app soon. In order to update, users can check for MIUI Global Stable ROM V9.2.1.0.NCKMIEK in …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could go one better than the notch-laden iPhone X

Most smartphone companies seem to be pursuing a truly bezel-free screen, and currently the likes of the iPhone X and Essential Phone with their notches are out in front, but Samsung could soon have them beat if it makes use of a new patent. Filed at the WIPO (World Intellectual …

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