Entries by Chloe Bertrand

10 ways the iPhone changed everything

10 ways the iPhone changed everything The world is a different place a decade after Apple introduced its popular smartphone — in both good and bad ways. by Shara Tibken June 29, 2017 5:00 AM PDT Ten years ago, Nokia was the world’s largest phone maker. Microsoft was gearing up to launch Windows Vista. And […]

Qualcomm is taking fingerprint scanners below the surface

Qualcomm is taking fingerprint scanners below the surface You can expect to start seeing fingerprint sensors underneath phone displays next year, says the chipmaker at Mobile World Congress Shanghai. by Alfred Ng Your fingerprint scanners are going down next summer. As in they’re going below the glass and behind the back of your phone, according […]

‘Russian iPhone’ returns: Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 coming this year

‘Russian iPhone’ returns: Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 coming this year from $350 The third YotaPhone featuring an E Ink back should be available later this year from $350 for the entry-level 64GB model. Russian-founded YotaPhone debuted in 2013 with a novel take on the smartphone that included a power-efficient E Ink display for notifications and reading […]

Galaxy Note 8 New Exciting Features

Galaxy Note 8 Latest Leak Reveals More New Exciting Features After the launch of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, Samsung is creating headlines again with its rumored Galaxy Note 8. Based on the latest set of leaked images, the Galaxy Note 8 is supposed to get some long-awaited features, including dual cameras and a fingerprint […]

Apple Providing Repair Shops With iPhone Calibration Machine

Apple Providing Select Repair Shops With iPhone Calibration Machine For Quicker Turnaround Getting an iPhone repaired at select Apple-authorized repair shops is about to get a lot faster for customers. ComputerCare, a computer repair shop in Santa Clara, California, today announced that it has been selected as one of only three Apple Authorized Service Providers […]

Apple Removes its Activation Lock tool

Apple gets rid of tool that let you check whether iPhones were stolen Apple has removed the tool that allows users to check whether a phone is Activation Locked from iCloud.com, as first reported by MacRumors. The tool allowed users to enter the serial number or IMEI of iOS devices to find out if Activation […]

The current state of custom ROM development

The current state of custom ROM development Part of the fun of using Android has always been customization. There’s something exciting about the fact that two people using the same device and the same version of Android can have completely different experiences through icon packs, launchers, and custom ROMs. There have been custom firmware for […]

Official Galaxy Note 7 investigation blames small battery cases, poor welding

Official Galaxy Note 7 investigation blames small battery cases, poor welding Two different production problems from two different suppliers killed the Note 7. Three months after its largest-ever recall, Samsung has finally completed its investigation of the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The high-profile flagship phone was recalled (twice) and canceled after reports of explosions and fires, […]

Apple’s Refurbished Store Now Offering iPhones

Apple recently updated its online refurbished store to include a range of different iPhone models, giving customers a way to purchase a certified refurbished device at a lower cost directly from Apple. Apple is currently offering refurbished iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models in a variety of colors and capacities. Prices for an entry-level […]