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Galaxy Note 7 returns: Samsung to sell refurbished phones

Samsung intends to resume sales of its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone within a matter of months, according to reports today. In a bid to recoup some of its losses, the company will refurbish many of its recovered handsets and install smaller batteries.

ZTE cancels disastrous crowd-funded smartphone

ZTE has cancelled its funding campaign for Project CSX, the company's ill-fated crowd-sourced phone. What began as an effort to engage with the community has ended up a disaster. After apparently ignoring feature requests, just 190 people pledged support.

Microsoft: We 'fully expect' to keep building Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft has again stressed its commitment to supporting its almost non-existent mobile platform, Windows 10 Mobile. The company said it "expects" to keep doing so indefinitely. The statement comes as analysts announce market share has fallen to 0.3%.

iPhone 8 to feature divided display with 'function area'

The iPhone 8's display will be separated into two distinct regions, the main screen and a bottom "function area" according to a reliable report. A panel below the primary display will house virtual buttons that can be used to interact with apps and games.

Huawei to take on Siri with its own digital voice assistant

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is planning to release a rival to Apple's Siri by launching its own voice assistant. The company has assigned over one hundred engineers to the major development effort, described as "extensive" by insider sources.

Nokia to relaunch historic 3310 feature phone this month

Nokia is planning to relaunch its infamous 3310 mobile phone, according to a reliable report today. The 17-year-old 3310 has become a cult icon and gained a legendary status for its durability and unbreakable nature. It's now getting a modern successor.

Apple orders 160 million Samsung screens for the iPhone 8

Apple and Samsung have reportedly inked a deal that will see the South Korean manufacturer build 160 million OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8. The contract is worth over $4 billion and will cover the vast majority of iPhone 8 displays.

BlackBerry's next smartphone is coming this month

BlackBerry has confirmed it will launch a new Android-powered smartphone later this month. The DTEK70, alternately known as the BlackBerry Mercury, will feature a touchscreen and physical QWERTY keyboard, in homage to classic BlackBerry devices.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 battery factory catches fire

The factory that built the explosive batteries inside Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone has caught fire, according to media reports. Over 100 firefighters were sent to the building after lithium batteries in half-finished products set alight.

LG G6 to feature bezel-less 'Full Vision' display

LG has announced the display of its upcoming G6 flagship smartphone will be dubbed "Full Vision" in another prominent tease for the device. The phone will have a virtually bezel-less screen, forming part of a trend in mobile design this year.

The hyped iPhone 8 'supercycle' may not actually happen

For months, analysts have been claiming this year's iPhone launch will form part of a "supercycle," a surge in demand that will see a vast increase in upgrades over last year. One Apple watcher has now said the supercycle simply won't happen though.

The next iPhone could fold in two

Apple could be planning to unveil a folding iPhone with an OLED screen, patent filings have revealed over the past few months. It could form the basis of a radical new design designed to rival upcoming folding handsets from Samsung and LG.

The 'I'm a Mac' guy now advertises Android phones

Actor Justin Long, known for his role in Apple's "Get a Mac" ad campaign, has signed a new contract with Huawei to film a series of commercials for its Android smartphones. In the videos, Long alludes to his former work for Apple.

Google Pixel 2 could feature an Intel processor

Google could be planning to use an Intel processor in its upcoming Pixel 2 smartphone, according to a new report. The handset will also feature an improved camera and waterproofing, improving on a key weakness of the original.

ZTE's crowd-sourced smartphone ends in dismal failure

ZTE has admitted it made a rather catastrophic mistake in its bid to create a crowd-sourced smartphone. The company invited people to suggest specifications for the phone before seemingly ignoring all the ideas and launching a mid-range device.

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature Continuum-style desktop experience

Samsung's Galaxy S8 will feature a docked desktop experience akin to Microsoft's Continuum, according to a report today. When connected to a monitor, the phone will be able to run Android apps full-screen, similar to Windows 10 Mobile's headline feature.

Samsung delays Galaxy S8 launch to recover from Note 7 disaster

Samsung has confirmed it will not unveil its upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone at next month's Mobile World Congress. The traditional schedule has been abandoned in light of the disastrous Galaxy Note 7. Today it confirmed why the phone caught fire.

Samsung finally explains why the Note 7 kept catching fire

Samsung has officially confirmed the cause of the fires and explosions that plagued its abandoned Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The company has identified two distinct manufacturing issues with the battery, concluding months of investigations.

AT&T kills the original iPhone

The original iPhone is now unusable as a cellular device in the U.S. because AT&T has quietly shut down its 2G network. The carrier was the only provider that supported the first-generation handset, meaning owners can no longer use voice or data.

Nokia 6 sells out in under one minute

The Nokia 6, the first Nokia smartphone to be sold by HMD Global, reportedly sold out one minute after going on sale in China this week. It's been interpreted as a sign that the brand is still respected by consumers, suggesting HMD has a bright future.

Microsoft patents folding phone that transforms into a tablet

A Microsoft patent filing describing a foldable smartphone that can turn itself into a tablet has been uncovered. Although the company may not intend to build the device, it could provide hints into the future of Microsoft's mobile ambitions.

Future batteries could include built-in fire extinguishers

Researchers have developed a lithium-ion battery that includes its own fire extinguisher capable of preventing a device from bursting into flame. It comes in the wake of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone disaster, potentially preventing future incidents.

Xiaomi admits it grew 'too fast'

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has admitted it grew "too fast" and is still not making any profit on handset sales. After rapidly climbing to the top of the mobile charts, the company is now struggling to expand into international markets.

Nokia 6 unveiled: Nokia returns to phones with mid-range handset

Nokia has officially unveiled its debut Android smartphone built by Chinese brand HMD. The Nokia 6 will begin Nokia's return to the global smartphone ranks after selling its mobile business to Microsoft in 2014. Initially, sales will be limited to China.

Ten years of the iPhone: The device that started smartphones

The iPhone reached its tenth birthday this week, a milestone not just for Apple but the history of consumer technology. Since its launch, over one billion handsets have been sold, giving rise to millions of apps and a new generation of mobile-based media.

Asus ZenFone AR is the first phone with Google Tango and Daydream

Asus has announced a new premium smartphone that includes both Google's Tango and Daydream technologies. It makes it the first mobile device to offer built-in virtual reality and augmented reality capabilities.

Samsung launches trio of new camera-centric Galaxy phones

Samsung has unveiled three new smartphones in its Galaxy A-series. The devices have a variety of camera features designed to make it easier to take high-quality photos, including a 16-megapixel sensor on the top models. The other specs vary.

Samsung preparing to permanently disable Galaxy Note7

Samsung has announced it is preparing to launch a new software update for its recalled and discontinued Galaxy Note7 smartphone that will prevent remaining devices from charging. The move is intended to convince owners to return their phones.

Microsoft hints at the Surface Phone with new Windows 10 for ARM

Microsoft has announced that the Windows 10 desktop can now run on the ARM-based processors used in mobile devices. The development hints at the emergence of a new class of devices capable of powering smartphone and desktop experiences.

Android app update file sizes slashed by up to 90 percent

Google has announced a new approach to Android app updates that reduces the file size of the update package by up to 90 percent. The company has already observed data savings equivalent to six petabytes a day from an early deployment of the new technique.
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