US FAA Says Software Update May Be Responsible for Malfunction

A technical problem at an air traffic control center in Virginia that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled along a large swath of the East Coast was possibly caused by a software upgrade, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday. The FAA said the upgrade was designed to […]


Samsung G9198 Dual Screen Flip Phone With Snapdragon 808 SoC Launched

Samsung, expanding its flip phone portfolio, has launched the G9198 flip phone in China. The latest Android-based dual-screen flip phone is now listed on Samsung’s China site. Unfortunately, there is no word on the pricing and availability details of the Samsung G9198. The Samsung G9198 features two 3.9-inch Super Amoled touchscreens, on the inside and […]


OnePlus 2 Teardown Suggests Easy Repairability

OnePlus 2, the handset that earlier this week launched in India, is relatively easy to repair as per a report by repair and teardown site iFixit. This means that users, who have ordered the device or already own one, would find it relatively easy to repair the smartphone if they attempt it by themselves. Of […]


Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ 128GB Storage Variants Confirmed

Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event on Thursday saw the company unveiling its latest Note-series smartphone, the Galaxy Note 5 alongside the Galaxy S6 Edge+ sporting dual-edge displays. (Also see: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: 10 Things to Know) The South Korean company at the launch keynote however somehow missed to detail that […]


Apple More Than Doubles Hiring of Women and Minorities

Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanics hired in the last year, although that barely moved the needle in terms of improving the diversity of its total workforce. Like other major tech companies, Apple has been under public pressure to increase the number of women and minorities in a […]


Samsung Ramps Up Apple Challenge With Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung staked its claim to the high end of the smartphone market Thursday, unveiling two large-screen handsets and its new mobile payment system as part of its challenge to Apple. The moves are aimed at keeping the South Korean giant atop the global smartphone market and countering its US rival Apple, which has made gains […]


Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Note Edge+ ‘BlackBerry-Like’ Keyboard Covers Launched

Samsung on Thursday at its Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event launched the new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphones. The company alongside the new products also launched several accessories for both the handsets including Clear View Cover, wireless charger, Level headphones, Battery packs, and the new Keyboard Covers. The all new BlackBerry-like Keyboard Cover […]


iOS 8.4.1 Now Available for Download; Fixes Several Apple Music Bugs

Apple on Friday released iOS 8.4.1, a minor update for the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This update primarily fixes bugs in Apple Music, the company’s music streaming service that was launched in June along with iOS 8.4. Apart from fixing several Apple Music bugs, the iOS 8.4.1 update fixes […]


BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite Launched

BlackBerry has expanded its premium smartphone range in India with the launch of the Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite. Priced at Rs. 99,990, the new premium Qwerty smartphone will be available to buy in the coming days. The move to launch its new premium smartphone now appears to be an attempt by BlackBerry to tap the […]


Google’s Android Stagefright Security Patch Is Flawed, Says Researcher

Android’s Stagefright vulnerability has received its share of concerns and patch releaseannouncements from various Android OEM manufacturers, including a new monthly security update cycle. The problem however seems to still be around even after Google released a patch this month for its Nexus devices that was claimed to fix the Stagefright bug. Jordan Gruskovnjak, a […]