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Governor of California signs law that severely restricts the use of mobile phones by drivers

.mcclatchy-embed{position:relative;padding:40px 0 56.25%;height:0;overflow:hidden;max-width:100%}.mcclatchy-embed iframe{position:absolute;top:0;left:0%;width:100%;height:100%} If you live in California, and you are going to drive your car, you might as well leave your phone home. A new law was signed into power by Linda Ronstadt’s ex-boyfriend, Governor Jerry Brown, that seriously restricts how a driver can use a smartphone while ...

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Owner of new, 'safe' Galaxy Note 7 claims his device exploded (UPDATE: images)

Samsung’s much-publicised Galaxy Note 7 recall was announced earlier this month just as the phablet was due to hit the Chinese market. Since the China-bound models employed Amperex Technology Ltd (ATL) batteries rather than problematic Samsung SDI components, this variant was deemed as ‘safe’. Indeed, ATL has since assumed responsibility for ...

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Huawei's Mate 9 flagship spotted in numerous colors with dual Leica cameras

We’ve heard a lot about Huawei’s upcoming Mate 9 handset, including rumors it could house a Leica-infused duo of rear-facing cameras. Given that Huawei and Leica recently sealed a joint R&D venture, it seems certain that the Mate 9 and many of the Chinese company’s future phone cameras will benefit from ...

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Google's Andromeda OS: What to expect?

The Internet has been buzzing with rumors the last few days, regarding a supposed new operating system by Google that would fuse Android and Chrome OS into a singular software entity, dubbed Andromeda. Google fans are understandably becoming increasingly excited about the premise of such convergence, which is saying a ...

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Former Verizon employee pleads guilty to felony charge for selling call records and location data

Daniel Eugene Traeger is a former Verizon employee who has pleaded guilty to a single felony charge of unauthorized access to a private computer. As benign as that sounds, the implications are actually scarier for Verizon customers. For a period of five years, the felon sold call records and location ...

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UMI Plus battery tests shows some good endurance

UMI Plus as the latest UMI device is getting quite some attention and promo pushing, so we already know more or less everything about that. It’s a relatively affordable device with even higher aspirations and today we can finally bring some new information, first numbers from the internal battery tests. ...

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Elephone C1 presales starting tomorrow

Presale period for the new Elephone C1 is starting tomorrow and we have some new pictures of the phone for you to celebrate the occasion. So what can we expect from the new phone in general? Seems like the C1 will be a nice looking phone with design attacking even ...

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Motorola Moto Z and Moto G4 series will get Android 7.0 Nougat updates starting next quarter

While Android 7.0 Nougat has been available for over a month, if your device is not a Nexus, you can’t get this new version of the OS yet. But various manufacturers should soon start updating select phones to Nougat, and Motorola is one of them. According to Droid-life, a Motorola ...

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Owner of new, 'safe' Galaxy Note 7 claims his device exploded

Samsung’s much-publicised Galaxy Note 7 recall was announced earlier this month just as the phablet was due to hit the Chinese market. Since the China-bound models employed Amperex Technology Ltd (ATL) batteries rather than problematic Samsung SDI components, this variant was deemed as ‘safe’. Indeed, ATL has since assumed responsibility for ...

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VKworld T1 Plus – phablet for the big display lovers

Chinese manufacturers Vkworld are quite famous for their production of phones with massive battery capacities. And the latest Vkworld T1 Plus with a nickname Kratos is not an exception to the rule. The big 6-incher is just entering the market and can offer some extras to the customers. First special ...

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