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WhatsApp is down for millions of users around the world, causing panic for New Year’s revellers trying to make plans and wish their friends a prosperous 2018. Users across the UK and in countries including Barbados, India, Japan, Panama, South Africa, Spain, and Qatar said they were unable to connect …

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Apple just published a letter to customers apologizing for the “misunderstanding” around older iPhones being slowed down, following its recent admission that it was, in fact, slowing down older phones in order to compensate for degrading batteries. Apple CEO Tim Cook promised that, in the future, Apple will “give users …

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LeEco, formerly known as LeTV, was the first streaming video company to get listed in China and was pretty ambitious in terms of conquering markets which varied vastly. But from being one of the most promising companies to offering just promises to its creditors, the company went through one hell …

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The Note brand is still going strong despite Samsung recalling and discontinuing Note 7 devices last year for battery explosions. The company today announced that more customers in the US have preordered the Note8 than any other Notes it has ever sold in previous years during the same time period. Once recalls were put …

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Apple’s AirPods have been plagued by availability issues, but that hasn’t stopped them from dominating the truly wireless headphone market. A new report from market research firm NPD shows that Apple has overwhelmingly dominated the industry so far this year, fending off competition from the likes of Samsung and Bragi. Specifically, 85 cents of every …

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Essential Smartphone

Smartphone company Essential has finally confirmed that it has received $300 Million funding from investors including Tencent, as well as Amazon’s Alexa Fund, among others. the smartphone maker founded by the creator of Google’s Android mobile software has been in the news last couple of months due to it’s very …

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LG has announced its long-rumored Watch Style and Watch Sport smartwatches in collaboration with Google. Both devices will be the first smartwatches to come with Android Wear 2.0 pre-installed, and they are launching in the US on February 10. The LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport both feature circular …

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Snap Inc, Snapchat’s parent company, is expected to publicly file its initial public offering (IPO) next week, says a report in Recode. The site quoted sources who said Snap Inc is planning to file the IPO late next week. The report adds the timing may still change given this is …

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Google is reportedly planning to push its less pricey Android One smartphone platform into the US. A new report claims that the first such phone is scheduled to be launched in mid-2017 and will be priced between $200 and $300. Android One phones have historically been produced by companies local …

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HTC just announced the U Ultra smartphone at a keynote filled with U puns. The personal touch is all over the place, with a brand new Sense Companion assistant taking center stage,  which can help you remember to bring an umbrella or try that great cafe you’ve been meaning to …

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