Samsung struggling with Galaxy Note 7 recalls and refunds in South Korea prompting government action

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Samsung continues to struggle with their Galaxy Note 7 debacle and although they have been relatively proactive in trying to address the issue, that does not mean they are not making some missteps. In their home country of South Korea, Samsung got out in front of the issue quickly by doing a voluntary recall. Unfortunately for Samsung, the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards is stepping in now and asking the company to extend the period of time for consumers to get a refund and to provide some additional information concerning steps to remove existing devices from the market. Read more

Google beefs up Drive’s search function with natural language processing technology

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Searching for files or folders on the cloud is usually only as good as the terms you are typing in, which means if you are incorrectly spelling a word, the results may not show what you are looking for. For Google Drive users at least, the act of searching for an item has just become a little easier thanks to Google integrating its search technology with it, enabling users to find files or document with greater speed and ease. Read more

HTC announces the mid-range 5.5-inch Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle

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HTC announced a couple of new handsets earlier today, the Desire 10 Pro and the Desire 10 Lifestyle, aimed at the hotly contested mid-range market. The two models boast different levels of specifications with the Desire 10 Lifestyle featuring a surprising appearance from a processor that simply shouldn’t be seen in 2016, both handsets sport 5.5-inch displays and are constructed out of laser etched plastic with some design cues taken from the higher-specced HTC 10. Join us after the break for more details. Read more

Unlocked Moto Z, Moto Z Play ready to ship in October

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When Lenovo announced its flagship family, Verizon was given exclusive selling rights from the start. Only Verizon customers could purchase the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play during the recent summer months; however, the time has come for the masses to get access to these devices.

Beginning today, you can place orders for the unlocked Moto Z and Moto Z Play.

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Google’s upcoming phones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, pose for the camera

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Now is the time for you to get your best look yet at Google’s upcoming phones. The Pixel and Pixel XL, which will take over for the Nexus line, are going to be launched very soon. It’s no surprise that Pixel-related leaks are becoming bigger and more frequent with October 4 being the rumored launch date for Google’s next round of devices.

Today, Google is having to deal with very clear photographs of the Pixel and Pixel XL being posted online before the phones are official. Now it’s obvious the company will be implementing metal and glass for the bodies to give a premium look and feel.

Hit the break to see what’s coming.

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