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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

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Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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iPhone 6s: 7000 Series Aluminum Build Indirectly Confirmed By Catcher?

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Catcher Technologies Co. – one of Apple’s biggest suppliers of metal cases – recently discussed its financial status and told investors that the company forecasts higher revenues in the next quarter thanks to “smoother production” as well as “strong orders for metal casings for new projects“. In addition, Catcher’s CEO (Allen Horng), added that while sales this month will drop …

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Snapdragon 810: Japanese Carrier Officially Acknowledges Overheating Issues

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Assuming you haven’t been living on Mars for the past 6 months or so, you should be aware of most happenings surrounding Qualcomm’s controversial Snapdragon 810 SoC. It all started last December when the first reports concerning the chipset’s alleged overheating and throttling issues emerged. from that point on, things escalated and the story became more intricate as time went …

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LG Releases Disney Themed SD801 Smartphone With Swarovski Cover

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This week LG released a brand new smartphone in Japan which, by the looks of it, will remain an NTT Docomo exclusive. What’s interesting about this new contender, and the reason why we’re bringing it to your attention, is the fact that it is the eight smartphone in the carrier’s “Disney Mobile” line-up which seems to be pretty big in …

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Xiaomi’s President: “Xiaomi Will Acquire BlackBerry” [Updated]

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[Update] It looks like Mr. Bin Lin actually asked people not to spread rumors like “Xiaomi will buy BlackBerry”. Thanks go out to Xiaomi’s communication department for clearing things up. Like some of you might know, not long ago, a certain rumor was claiming that a number of companies were targeting BlackBerry for acquisition, with Microsoft and Xiaomi being mentioned …

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Pac Crest: Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge Selling Slower Than Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are two of the most impressive handsets created by Korea’s largest smartphone manufacturer. They’ve been built from the ground up as a brand new generation of devices initially (referred to as “Project Zero”) and they represent Samsung’s response to the increasingly populated premium market. In addition, 2015 was the first year when Samsung released …

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Apple and Samsung Supplier To Invest $260 Mln In 3D Curved Glass

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With more smartphone makers getting ready to adopt 3D curved glass for their future devices, certain part suppliers are bound to have a bigger revenue than others. Now, one of the companies who might turn a considerable profit on the production of 3D curved glass panels is China’s Blue Synopsys. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Blue Synopsys is …

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Samsung and HTC Cutting Flagship Orders by 16% and 30% Respectively (Rumor)

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At the moment there are two contradictory point of views regarding the market performance of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. On one hand, we have the rumors and analysts claiming that Samsung’s flagship duo is not performing quite so well as the company expected (some are even claiming that the S6 has been outperformed by last year’s Galaxy …

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LG G5 To Feature Iris Recognition Tech?

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Iris recognition tech has great potential to be the next best thing in the mobile world. The buzz around this technology started a couple of years ago, when rumors were claiming that Samsung and LG were preparing to give their upcoming flagships at the time (Galaxy S5 and LG G3 respectively) iris recognition capabilities. However, according to the same rumor …

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J.K. Shin Shoots Down Recent Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Rumors

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Lately we’ve been hearing a lot of rumors regarding the recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 and the upcoming Galaxy Note 5. On short, not long ago word on the street was that the Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn’t been doing all that great in terms of sales figures. Even more recently, fresh reports from Korea claimed that Samsung might be releasing …

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Xiaomi Wants Its Own Custom-Designed Chipset, Partners With Leadcore

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More and more smartphone manufacturers seem to build their own chipsets nowadays, and according to a new report Xiaomi will soon do the same. Seeing how the first three smartphone vendors in China all rely on in-house developed SoCs (those being Apple, Huawei and Samsung), Xiaomi will apparently start building its own mobile processors in order to decrease its dependency on …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date Scheduled For End Of July?

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Samsung is bound to expand its Galaxy Note line-up with a brand new model later this year, and if history is any indication, the device should be introduced at IFA 2015 sometime in late August or early September. But things might not go according to Samsung’s usual M.O. and if we are to believe a new report from the company’s homeland, …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: FCC Cleared, AT&T Release Date: Soon?

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Starting with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has started releasing rugged versions of its flagship. This was a most welcomed decision by those who needed better protection for their smartphones and a device that actually packs a punch – it’s no secret that until 2 or 3 years ago rugged smartphones were totally underpowered, sacrificing hardware prowess for better protection. It …

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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

In #all, #android, #breaking, #samsung by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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iPhone 6s: 7000 Series Aluminum Build Indirectly Confirmed By Catcher?

In #all, #apple, #breaking by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

Catcher Technologies Co. – one of Apple’s biggest suppliers of metal cases – recently discussed its financial status and told investors that the company forecasts higher revenues in the next quarter thanks to “smoother production” as well as “strong orders for metal casings for new projects“. In addition, Catcher’s CEO (Allen Horng), added that while sales this month will drop …

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Snapdragon 810: Japanese Carrier Officially Acknowledges Overheating Issues

In #all, #android, #breaking by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

Assuming you haven’t been living on Mars for the past 6 months or so, you should be aware of most happenings surrounding Qualcomm’s controversial Snapdragon 810 SoC. It all started last December when the first reports concerning the chipset’s alleged overheating and throttling issues emerged. from that point on, things escalated and the story became more intricate as time went …

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LG Releases Disney Themed SD801 Smartphone With Swarovski Cover

In #all, #android, #breaking, #lg by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

This week LG released a brand new smartphone in Japan which, by the looks of it, will remain an NTT Docomo exclusive. What’s interesting about this new contender, and the reason why we’re bringing it to your attention, is the fact that it is the eight smartphone in the carrier’s “Disney Mobile” line-up which seems to be pretty big in …

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Xiaomi’s President: “Xiaomi Will Acquire BlackBerry” [Updated]

In #all, #android, #breaking, #china rising by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

[Update] It looks like Mr. Bin Lin actually asked people not to spread rumors like “Xiaomi will buy BlackBerry”. Thanks go out to Xiaomi’s communication department for clearing things up. Like some of you might know, not long ago, a certain rumor was claiming that a number of companies were targeting BlackBerry for acquisition, with Microsoft and Xiaomi being mentioned …

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With 2 Million Pre-ordered Units In China, The ZenFone 2 Shapes Up To Be Quite A Hit

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Not long ago, we were telling you that ASUS has raised its smartphone sales goal for 2015 to 30 million units. At first, anyone would say this is a very ambitious goal, especially considering that ASUS sold “just” 8.5 million smartphones in 2014. However, last year’s ZenFone proved to be an unexpected success, with ASUS struggling to meet demand, while …

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ASUS ZenFone 3 To Feature A Fingerprint Recognition Sensor?

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The ASUS ZenFone 2 was unveiled earlier this month, but despite the fact that the handset in question is very much fresh out the oven, questions about the ZenFone 3 already emerged and ASUS’ CEO Jerry Shen already disclosed to the Chinese press some of the company’s plans for the very next flagship in the series. More specifically, it seems …

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Samsung: 14nm AP Yield Issues, To Soon Become Qualcomm’s Main Supplier (Rumors)

In #all, #android, #breaking, #samsung, #technology by Mihai Matei1 Comment

While Samsung and TSMC seem to gear up for Apple’s A9 / A9X chipsets, market analysts continue to try and predict each company’s involvement in the matter. There seem to be two main schools of thought though, as some analysts believe that TSMC will get the lion’s share, whereas others seem more confident in Samsung’s ability to produce 14 nm …

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