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Some Surface Pro 3 units refuse to charge, Microsoft is "aware" of the problem

Owners of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with an integrated LG power pack have complained of a problem that prevents the tablet/laptop hybrid device from charging. It’s a nasty bug to deal with, as it will prevent owners from using the device while not connected to a power outlet. With ...

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LG V20 becomes world's first Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone on the market, on sale from September 29

World’s first smartphone to ship with Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the, the LG V20 was announced earlier this month at IFA 2016 trade fair. Although previous reports claimed the the V20 might be the first Nougat-powered smartphone announced, but not the first to be widely available on the ...

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The Apple Watch is on top of the smartwatch market, but the latter is still very small

New research by Kantar Wordpanel shows that the Apple Watch has dominated the world smartwatch market between May and July this year. Apple’s wearable has secured 33.5% of the U.S. smartwatch market and a 31.8% market share across the four largest European markets – Germany, France, Italy, and the UK. ...

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MediaTek's Helio X30 high-end chipset will be built on TSMC's 10nm process

A Chinese report claims that chip maker MediaTek will partner up with silicon fab TSMC to build two mobile chipsets on the latter’s 10nm process. Said chipsets are the Helio X30 (MediaTek’s high-end offering), and the Helio X35 (the more economical one). Reportedly, the 10nm X30 and X35 series chipsets ...

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​Samsung says it dealt with 26 false reports of the Note 7 catching fire

Samsung Electronics said it’s had exactly 26 false reports of customers complaining of their Galaxy Note 7 catching fire since the company recalled the handset earlier in September. Customers in the U.S., where Samsung took back 1 million devices, reported nine cases. South Koreans reported three, and there were two ...

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Xiaomi teases the high AnTuTu score tallied by the Xiaomi Mi 5s

The unannounced Xiaomi Mi 5s recently scored over 164,000 on the AnTuTu benchmark test. That is a very high score that was slightly topped at 164,119 when the handset made another AnTuTu test run. And that is the score that Xiaomi choose to memorialize on a teaser for the power ...

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Samsung to launch Black Onyx Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea, possibly other markets

Riding on the hype surrounding the black iPhone models and seeking some help with damage control after the Galaxy Note 7’s exploding battery fiasco, Samsung is gearing up to release a Black Onyx version of the phablet in its home country of South Korea. This will happen in early October, ...

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Samsung's high-end Android Clamshell poses for even more pictures; phone to be released next month?

We’ve been showing you plenty of photos of Samsung’s Android powered high-end clamshell model. The SM-W2017 has been given the code name Veyron. It carries a 4.2-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 820 chipset, which carries a quad-core CPU and the Adreno ...

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Sculpture found in Brooklyn promotes October 4th unveiling of Pixel, Pixel XL phones

Back on Monday, we showed you a commercial that Google had been running on primetime to promote the October 4th unveiling of the new Pixel phones. Today, photographs surfaced of a strange looking work of art found in Brooklyn that mirrors Google’s ad. Discovered in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the sculpture ...

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL to be IP53 certified: splash- and dust-resistant to some degree

Google is seemingly getting ready to kill the Nexus brand by introducing two new smartphones called Pixel and Pixel XL. However, it looks like the company will bring back a feature from an old Nexus, namely the Nexus 6. Built by Motorola and released in October 2014, the Nexus 6 ...

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