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Most Galaxy Note7 users stick with Samsung after recall

Samsung Electronics may have some comfort after its debacle with faulty batteries in the Galaxy Note7 smartphone.

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Report: Android 7.1 and Pixel Launcher will support 3D Touch inspired shortcuts

There's also evidence that all of the app icons will be round in an effort to bring a more consistent look to the Android interface.

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HTC announces the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle smartphones

Both phones feature an Art Deco design with a lot of emphasis on camera quality and audio features.

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iPhone 7 Plus may be outselling its smaller sibling

Preliminary data from U.S. sales of Apple's newest iPhones suggested that the larger 7 Plus was outselling the smaller 7, which would be a first, a market research firm said.

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U.S. bans using Galaxy Note7 phones on planes

The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered that Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones can only be carried by crew and passengers on planes if the phones are switched off and are not connected to charging equipment.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall is official through the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The CPSC notes there have been 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns.

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The first phone with Google's revolutionary Tango technology just got delayed

Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro has been kicked back to the fall after an initial promise of a summer debut.

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Canada recalls Galaxy Note7, says over 70 overheating cases reported in the US

Canada has recalled over 21,900 Galaxy Note7 smartphones after receiving a report of the overheating of the battery of one phone.

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Official recall for exploding Galaxy Note7 phones coming, Samsung and US confirm

The Galaxy Note7 danger is very real, and Samsung is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue an official recall for an exploding battery defect.

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US consumer product safety agency warns against use of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics’ woes mounted Friday with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urging consumers to power down and stop charging or using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after reports of the overheating and bursting of the battery in the device in some cases.

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FAA advises against using or charging Galaxy Note 7 phones on planes

The Federal Aviation Administration has advised passengers not to turn on or charge their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board aircraft, following reports of exploding batteries in the device made by Samsung Electronics.

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The Galaxy Note7 implicated in dramatic Jeep and house fires, reports say

If you haven't opted to take advantage of Samsung's recall offer, you should reconsider.

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On eve of iPhone 7, a third of iPhones are 3-plus years old

A third of the iPhones now in use are three or more years old, an app analytics vendor said a day before Apple unveils the new iPhone 7.

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Samsung hints at a new life for Windows as an Android app

Samsung filed for a patent in Korea that describes a phone that could run a second operating system via virtualization, giving Windows as an example. If this patent moves forward, it could give Windows apps a new life on the smartphone.

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Apple reportedly will add Sony's Felica RFID to iPhone 7

Apple will add support for Sony's Felica RFID communications technology to the new iPhone 7 that is expected to be announced on Wednesday, according to a report in The Nikkei newspaper.