Google is partnering with uBreakiFix to make screen replacements as easy as possible for the Pixel.
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It seems that modularity in smartphones isn’t going so well for LG. After experimenting with it in the LG G5 and hinting that it would come to the successor of the recently released V20, Korea’s Electronic Times is saying that LG is ditching the current concept and going back to its regular design for the upcoming G6.
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Samsung must feel like everyone is just piling on now regarding all of the trouble they have had with the Galaxy Note 7. From a continuous litany of explosive puns and digs directed at the company to lawsuits to the financial impact of the failed product launch, Samsung cannot seem to get out in front of the issue. Now they find themselves the target of a shot from none other than President Obama. Read more
OnePlus has been quite a popular manufacturer for a powerful unlocked Android smartphone at an affordable price. The OnePlus 3 was the company’s 2016 flagship and received very positive reviews for its top specs, competitive camera experience, 6GB of RAM, and all for $399. Now it appears that OnePlus is not slowing down as rumors are coming out for a new and slightly upgraded version of the OnePlus 3: the OnePlus 3T.
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Just because the Pixel dropped the Nexus name doesn’t mean it won’t get quick access to development goodies from Google. Like the entire Nexus family before it, you’ll be able to download binaries, OTA images, and factory images for the Pixel, and they’re all now officially available directly from Google. Read more
With the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung tried to supply as many components from in-house companies as possible. No one is 100% sure that was the problem, but to make the next round a little safer Samsung is reportedly lining up multiple suppliers for components for their next flagship. Read more
It seems that Verizon has beat AT&T and T-Mobile to the punch with the LG V20. Both GSM carriers are set to launch the phone on October 28 (pre-orders available now, and some have started shipping early already), but Verizon now has LG’s newest device available today, October 20, from Verizon.com.
Beginning today, you’re going to be hearing a lot about LeEco and its ecosystem. This diverse company, which is based in China, is finally entering the United States with products ranging from phones and televisions to bikes and accessories. It’s all part of LeEco’s strategy to give consumers devices and services from the source for a complete ecosystem in which everything works together the way you want.
As Samsung tries to bring the whole Galaxy Note 7 incident to a close, it looks like they have some new issues to contend with. Given the nature of today’s society it should be no surprise that Samsung is now facing legal challenges from customers. According to new reports, one proposed class-action suit has been filed in the U.S. and another is pending in South Korea. Read more