Category : Mobile

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SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE7 FIASCO HITS QUALCOMM’S REVENUE

Samsung’s cancellation of the Galaxy Note7 hurt Qualcomm’s chip sales, but the company expects other smartphones to fill that void. The impact of the Note7 fiasco on the company’s chip revenue is small, but will ride into the first financial…

No Comments / 7 View / January 1, 2017

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iPhone 6s Shutdown Issue Might Be Bigger Than Apple Thought

Buried in yesterday’s support update on iPhone 6S shutdowns was the news that that the problem might be more widespread than we thought. First, some background. Back in November, a consumer protection group in China asked Apple to investigate problems…

No Comments / 10 View / December 25, 2016

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Samsung Catches A Break For Once

Back in 2011, Apple called Samsung a bunch of no-good, phone-stealing copycats (legally speaking,) demanding nearly $US1 billion ($1.3 billion). Fast forward five years and the South Korean electronics giant that’s now best known for producing pocket-sized explosives got what…

No Comments / 19 View / December 23, 2016

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Win! One Of Three Sony Xperia XZ Android Phones

In case you hadn’t heard, we’re giving away three $999 flagship Sony Xperia XZ phones on Gizmodo this week. Want to win one? Here’s how you do that. We’re going to be running this little competition all week, so you’ve…

No Comments / 18 View / December 19, 2016

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Samsung Is About To Brick Every Galaxy Note7 In America

If you’re still carrying around a Galaxy Note7, you should return it ASAP. As an extra incentive to US customers, on Friday Samsung announced that it will be issuing a software update to US Note7s that will prevent the phone…

No Comments / 18 View / December 10, 2016

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UMI PLUS HANDS-ON REVIEW

We got the UMI Plus for review from a Chinese store, Efox, here we will  present our review of the Umi Plus Smartphone after using it for about a week. We are here to help you make an informed decision…

No Comments / 55 View / November 26, 2016

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ASUS ZENFONE 3 VS NUBIA Z11 MINIS VS XIAOMI MI NOTE 2 CAMERA REVIEW

IMX318 is the latest Exmor RS Sony sesnor and it’s also the first 23MP sensor to supply for the third manufacturers. Since Asus Zenfone 3 first released it, Chinese manufacturers like Smartisan M1/M1L, Xiaomi MI Note 2 and Nubia Z11…

No Comments / 8 View / November 19, 2016

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LastPass Authenticator brings two-factor authentication to iOS, Android and Windows Phone

If Apple’s recent tussle with the FBI, US Department of Justice and other government organizations has made you more aware of mobile security, everyone’s go-to freemium password management service developer comes bearing good news today. Seeing as how over 90…

No Comments / 9 View / November 16, 2016

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Apple vs Samsung patent battle has U.S. Supreme Court confused

U.S. Supreme Court justices appear to be confused over how much Apple’s patented iPhone design should worth. Lawyers for Apple and Samsung faced off this morning at the nation’s highest court. The two sides argued whether breaking a design patent…

No Comments / 10 View / October 28, 2016

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 and 8 Other Smartphone Fails

We really liked Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 in our initial review this summer. Unfortunately (or fortunately), we didn’t have any first-hand experience with thedevice’s hottest feature. You know, where its battery bursts into flames at a moment’s notice. Even the…

No Comments / 10 View / October 22, 2016