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November 1, 2017 4:46 PM Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may have a freezing screen issue; US forums show user complaints

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is reportedly having a freezing issue. Recently Google’s Pixel 2 XL was making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The Pixel 2 XL was reportedly having a problem with screen burn-in, colour concern, as we as in audio recording. Now the Galaxy Note 8 seems to be another flagship device where customers are complaining regarding the device 228

November 1, 2017 3:30 PM Google in a pickle of Pixel problems

If you had been a fly on the wall at Google’s launch party held recently in Delhi, you wouldn’t have guessed there were any issues with the new Pixel 2 phones that have just gone up for pre-order. Google set up an arena for the invitees to click selfies and low light photos, use the Lens app and more while they made merry. But in the background, there 249

November 1, 2017 3:12 PM Amazon’s app now lets you place items inside your home using AR

Following in Ikea and Target’s footsteps Amazon has added an AR component to its app, using Apple’s ARKit to let customers place various items in their house virtually before buying them. Called AR View, customers can select thousands of items like home decor, electronics, home office products, toys, and games, and place them in their home. Using the tool, customers 231

November 1, 2017 11:56 AM Sony’s Fortunes Improve, From Rising Profit to a Return for Aibo

It remains a bit player in smartphones, the product that made Apple’s fortune, but sustained demand for the devices has enriched Sony regardless. It is a major supplier of image-sensing circuits used in smartphone cameras, including the iPhone’s, which means it has shared, to some degree, in its competitor’s success. Sony has also closed or sold off costly 224

November 1, 2017 3:12 AM Ahead of iPhone X launch, China vendors cut prices of iPhone 8 models

HONG KONG - Chinese vendors have slashed the price of Apple’s iPhone 8 by up to a fifth in a bid to lure customers amid sluggish demand ahead of the launch of the tech giant’s much-anticipated iPhone X on Friday. Buyers can now snap up Apple’s new iPhone 8 Plus and the more basic iPhone 8 models at discounts of between nearly 14 percent and 20 percent 212

October 31, 2017 9:33 PM Mario’s big smartphone debut wasn’t really worth it for Nintendo

For years, Nintendo held off on bringing its most successful franchises to Android and iOS devices, choosing to save them for first-party consoles. Last year, in its first smartphone push, Nintendo finally relented and announced Super Mario Run for iPhone, and then Android a few months later. While the game has been a huge success in terms of downloads 203

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM Nintendo's huge bet on Mario for smartphones still hasn't paid off

The biggest phone game of 2017, "Super Mario Run," has been downloaded over 200 million times. Even with that huge number of downloads, Nintendo says it still hasn't "reached an acceptable profit point." The game is available on Apple iOS devices, like the iPhone and the iPad, as well as Android devices. It costs nothing to download, and the first few levels 181

October 31, 2017 1:43 PM Apple reportedly building iPhones, iPads without Qualcomm chips

Qualcomm has reportedly withheld software needed for testing its chips in Apple devices. The latest news in the Apple-Qualcomm saga suggests that Apple may be trying to leave the chipmaker behind as soon as next year. A report by The Wall Street Journal states that Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that do not use Qualcomm components. Instead, the tech giant 172

October 31, 2017 3:58 AM Amazon Teaches Alexa to Speak Hinglish. Apple's Siri Is Next

The US e-commerce company is beginning to ship Echo speakers in India this week, about a year after bringing them to foreign markets like the UK and Germany. In that time, teams of linguists, speech scientists, developers and engineers have given a decidedly local makeover to the Alexa virtual assistant that powers the speakers. This Alexa uses a blend 190

October 31, 2017 3:15 AM Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads: sources

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter. The change would affect iPhones released in the fall of 2018, but Apple could still change course before then, these people said. They declined to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss 171