Galaxy Z Fold 4 hinge might be failing due to Samsung’s innovation

Samsung’s foldable phones might be the best in the industry, but they’re not without flaws, and some unfortunate Galaxy Z Fold 4 owners are beginning to learn this from personal experience. Their foldable phones can no longer fold open all the way, and some users are sharing on Reddit how they are being forced to […]

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Improved Galaxy S24 sales could be due to higher demand for Galaxy S24+

Samsung received a good response for its latest flagship smartphone lineup, the Galaxy S24. The Galaxy S24 broke pre-order records in key markets and achieved double-digit sales growth. Those higher sales could be attributed to higher demand for the Galaxy S24+, at least according to a new report. Galaxy S24+ sales are 53% higher than […]

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Global foldable phone market slows down due to durability fears and high costs

The foldable phone market was dominated by Samsung in 2023, and market watchers expect a similar outcome in 2024. According to research firm TrendForce, global shipments of foldable phones topped 15.9 million units in 2023. This means foldable phones accounted for roughly 1.4% of the smartphone market last year. It also means that global shipments […]

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Foldable iPhone Development Allegedly Paused Due to Failing Screens

Apple has suspended its development of a foldable iPhone after supplier displays failed to pass the company’s own stringent testing standards, claims a new rumor coming out of China. According to Fixed Focus Digital, a Weibo-based tech video blogger from Guangdong with a huge Chinese following, Apple has been testing rival foldable phones as part […]

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MicroLED Apple Watch Ultra May Be Delayed Due to Supply Chain Issues

Apple is widely expected to bring a microLED display to the Apple Watch Ultra, but a new report out of Korea suggests the company may not have the supply chain configured early enough to launch the device by 2026. Throughout last year, Taiwanese research firm TrendForce predicted a 2026 launch timeframe for the device. That’s […]

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Snap Recalling and Refunding All Pixy Drones Due to Fire Risk

For a few months in 2022, Snapchat parent company Snap sold a Pixy selfie camera drone. Sales of the device were lackluster and Snap stopped all plans for further work on the device after a four month period. Still, Snap sold 71,000 of the devices, but now it’s recalling all of them. As noted by […]

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Samsung’s profit drops 34.4% in Q4 2023 due to slow semiconductor chip sales

After posting its earnings estimates for Q4 2023 a few weeks ago, Samsung has now published its final earnings for the fourth quarter of last year. While the company’s condition has improved slightly compared to the earlier quarters, it is far from the glory days that it saw after the COVID-19 pandemic. Samsung’s revenue and […]

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Apple Limiting Alternative App Stores and Payments to EU Due to Malware, Fraud and Scam Risks

In developer documentation outlining systemwide changes to the App Store in the European Union, Apple explains why alternative app stores, alternative payment options, and other updates are being limited to the EU. Apple claims that these changes are introducing notable risks for users and developers, introducing “new avenues for malware, fraud and scams, illicit and […]

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Apple Pulls iOS 17.3 Beta 2 Due to Boot Loop Issue

Three hours after releasing the second betas of iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, Apple has pulled the updates from the Developer Center and they are no longer available to download and install. Apple has removed the iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3 betas after a number of people reported that the software is bricking devices. According […]

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Apple Won’t Be Able to Repair Out-of-Warranty Apple Watches Due to Import Ban

When the Apple Watch import ban goes into effect after December 25, 2023, Apple will not be able to repair out-of-warranty Apple Watch models in the United States. Apple Watch repairs typically involve replacing a broken unit with a new model rather than fixing an individual component, and replacement devices will not be available. Apple […]

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Apple could lose $5 billion in sales due to Watch ban

In a preemptive move, Apple will stop selling the Galaxy Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 in the USA beginning December 21 due to a looming ban caused by a patent dispute with medical technology company Masimo. According to analysts at J.P. Morgan (via Apple Insider), banning the Apple Watch Series 9 and Watch […]

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Apple pulls Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 from US stores due to ITC ban

Apple will preemptively remove the Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 from its stores in the US this week to comply with an ITC ruling regarding a patent dispute with Masimo. The ruling bans Apple from selling the Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 in the US on its website after 3 pm […]

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Amazon’s iRobot acquisition is getting harder due to EC concerns

In August 2022, Amazon and iRobot signed an agreement for Amazon to acquire iRobot for $1.7 billion. Usually, government agencies in certain regions investigate such acquisitions and mergers before giving the go-ahead to make sure that it doesn’t affect consumers and the market in a negative way. As such, a month after the two companies […]

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NVIDIA is the most profitable semiconductor chip brand in the world due to the rise in demand for AI GPUs, with Meta and Microsoft as its A-list clients

What you need to know NVIDIA’s revenue for Q3 2023 currently stands at $18.12 billion, with profits at $10.42 billion, which makes it the most profitable semiconductor chip brand ahead of Intel and Samsung. This translates to a 206% year-over-year increase due to the high demand for AI chips. Microsoft and Meta are its biggest […]

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Nothing Chats app pulled from Play Store due to privacy concerns

Android users have continued to take flak from iPhone users for years, since their messages show up in the infamous blue chat bubbles. Messages from other iPhone users are shown in green bubbles, so an iMessage user can always tell if the person they’re texting with is using an Android or an iPhone. Nothing, a […]

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ChatGPT temporarily halts new sign-ups due to high usage

OpenAI, the creators of the ChatGPT large language model chatbot, is no longer accepting new sign-ups to the premium ChatGPT Plus service. This is a temporary solution to an unexpected surge in usage following OpenAI’s recent developer conference. At the moment, users can sign up and be notified when the restriction will be lifted. However, […]

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Report: Musk considers blocking X in Europe due to inability to comply with regulations

Recently, EU officials wrote to Elon Musk to remind him of his company’s legal obligations regarding the European Commission’s Digital Service Act. However, a person close to Elon Musk said that he would rather block X to the whole region and make the X app unavailable for Europeans than comply with the rules. The latest […]

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Qualcomm is cutting over 1,200 jobs due to market slowdown

Qualcomm will cut 1,258 jobs in two offices in California, filings with the California Employment Development Department revealed. The chip company revealed 1,064 jobs will be eliminated in San Diego, where the HQ is, and 194 more in the Santa Clara offices. Qualcomm currently has over 51,000 employees, so it’s letting go 2.5% of its […]

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Bing Image Creator slowed to a crawl over the weekend due to DALL-E 3

What you need to know Multiple users took to social media platforms to report that Bing Image Creator took up to one hour to generate images. Microsoft recently integrated OpenAI’s DALL-E 3 model into the image generation tool to help users generate engaging and clearer images, attracting more interest to the tool. As a result, […]

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Kuo: iPhone 15 Pro overheating due to compromised thermal design

You can’t have missed the reports that certain iPhone 15 Pro series phones have been found to overheat. People have been complaining about hot-running Pro models since they launched. Now, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a note, concluding that the A17 Pro chipset isn’t to blame for the overheating but rather compromises Apple made in […]

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