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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 won’t have Snapdragon variant, analyst says

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 – which was made official late last month with MediaTek’s Deca-Core Helio X20 SoC – will not have a Snapdragon variant, according to well-known Chinese analyst Pan Jiutang. As you might already know, the Chinese company had announced a Snapdragon 650 variant of its Redmi Note 3 smartphone just a few months after the original, ... Read More »

New rumor says Oppo Find 9 won’t hit the market this year

It was last October when there were reports that the Oppo Find 9 will be launched sometime in 2016. Then, back in April this year, there were rumors that the device will be made official in the month of June. It’s September now, and we’re still waiting for the phone. And looks like the wait isn’t going to end anytime ... Read More »

Phone hacking: What the FBI won’t reveal could hurt users, experts argue

WASHINGTON—We already know that law enforcement agencies can hack our phones. But we don’t know what they find, how they find it, or even who helps them discover the information. Top cybersecurity experts and lawmakers argued about how much should be revealed at a July 11 meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus. “Government hacking has already happened. The question of ... Read More »

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge won’t have front Samsung logo in South Korea and China

Samsung announced it’s latest flagships – the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge – at the just concluded Mobile World Congress. Set to go on sale next month, the devices will be available in 60 countries in the first wave of their global launch. However, it has now come to light that some regions will see slightly different looking Galaxy S7/S7 ... Read More »

Here Maps won’t develop for Windows 10 Mobile; existing maps won’t be updated

Here, whose Here Maps application was the foundation of Windows Phone mapping for years, has decided to pull out of Windows 10 Mobile development, the company said Tuesday. Worse still, Here has decided to update its Windows Phone 8.1 map applications with critical bug fixes only. The maps themselves won’t be updated, which means their usefulness will degrade over time ... Read More »

Nest throws its support behind Amazon Echo and reportedly won’t try to compete

Mar 3, 2016 10:16 AM Nest and Amazon seem to be putting their differences aside and to enable their connected-home products to work with one another. In a blog posting today, Nest founder Matt Rogers announced that in few weeks, Nest thermostat users will be able to set the temperature through Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, which is available on the ... Read More »

iPhone 7 reportedly won’t have camera hump, antenna bands on the back

With all the talk about the 4-inch iPhone 5se lately, you may have forgotten about the fact that Apple will launch a more important phone this year – yes, the iPhone 7. Yet a new rumor is now here to talk about it too. The iPhone 7 will reportedly feature a very similar design to its predecessor, but there will ... Read More »

The hottest item at Mobile World Congress won’t be for sale

In Barcelona, you really can buy happiness. (It’s called Iberico, a delicious Spanish ham.) But you can’t buy unlicensed spectrum, and yet it’s going to be the hottest thing at Mobile World Congress next week. Commercial mobile operators, which for years relied on exclusive frequencies doled out through auctions or competitions, are now looking toward bands that anyone can use. ... Read More »

Rumor says HTC One M10 won’t be unveiled at MWC, but sometime in March

As we get closer and closer to MWC, we’ve seen a lot of leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S7and even the LG G5. Both of these smartphones are expected to become official at MWC, so that makes sense. However, HTC’s successor to the One M9 from last year has been completely absent from the rumors. And now we may have ... Read More »

Flash video is ‘on life support,’ but big sites won’t let go

As a video format, Adobe Flash is almost gone for good. According to a report by Encoding.com, Flash accounted for just 6 percent of video output last year, down 15 percent from 2014. Today, it’s mainly used for legacy browsers, banner ads, and some specific edge cases. “We expect to see the Flash video codec disappear completely from our report ... Read More »