Samsung Galaxy Note 9 burned, or hooray, I have something to write about

Another story of exploding smartphone straight from America. Diana Chung, owner of Galaxy Note 9, was using her phone when she noticed that it was getting unnaturely warm. She put it back in her bag, where the device soon produce an odd ”whistling” sound and began to fume. Thankfully Mrs. Chung quickly threw the phone away, which was then successfully doused off. Nobody got hurt, except Mrs. Chung’s wallet.The most probably suspect is phone’s malfunctioning battery, although the malfunction may have been caused by a variety of factors. Perhaps Mrs. Chung overheated ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets an update – AR Emoji, Super Slow-Mo and more

European models of Galaxy Note 8, ones with the Exynos CPU on board, are receiving a substantial update. It consists of not only standard security upgrades but also a slew of new (for this model) features. These features are:– Super Slow-Mo, camera mode that allows the user to record, well, slow-mode videos. Yes, just like in the Matrix,– AR Emoji, 3D emotes based on a face picture. Created mostly with GIFs in mind.This update will most likely also make its way to the US, Snapdragon-based version of Galaxy Note ...

Haterick, or the best way to spend your time online

Polish studio RinoApps has hit a jackpot (at least among Poles – we love to complain) when they created this portal. Haterick is a mobile app the whole point of which is to create an online space for all us haters to, well, hate. The topic of hatred does not matter – music today is crap, construction works are too loud, summer is already ending, America is not great anymore, everything is fair game on Haterick. While Haterick has been created with them complaining Poles in mind, every nationality is welcome, so come along and hate with ...

Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus and what we know about it

Information found below comes from the recently leaked documentation by Federal Communications Commission:– no hardware navigation buttons, only on-screen ones,– 18.5:9 display,– support for two SIM cards,– facial recognition.Device’s release date is unknown but, judging by the fact that it received FCC certification, should be near. As for its price, Galaxy J4 costs $150, so the Plus variant should not be far off. Tweet Vote on HN ...

Samsung Galaxy S7 receives September sacurity update

Yet another Samsung gets yet another security update. This time it is Galaxy S7 that gets the security treatment. Software version G930FXXS3ERHD for the phone includes nine critical Android OS vulnerabilities fixes, 18 Samsung ones and a number of lesser fixes. If the update is not available for you now then it should be in a day or two. In order to download it manually, go to Settings and Software update and select the Download updates manually option. Tweet Vote on HN ...

Vodafone, Optus and Telstra plans and prices for iPhone Xs and Xs Max 64GB variant

Both smartphones can be pre-ordered today.Vodafone:iPhone Xs: 64GB model on a 36-month contract at $45.25 per month, $35 Red Plan that comes with 2GB of data. $80.25 a month, $1,664 total.iPhone Xs Max: 64GB model on a 36-month contract at $49.97 per month, 2GB $35 Red Plan. $84.97 per month, $1,833.92 total.Optus:iPhone Xs: 64GB on a 24-month plan at $30 per month + $45 My Plan Flex with 4GB of data. $75 per month, $1,800 overall.iPhone Xs Max: 64GB model on a 24-month plan at $40 per month + $45 for My Plan Flex with 4GB of data. $85 per month, $2040 total.Telstra:$10 monthly credit on ...

iPhones Xs and Xs Max officially

New iPhones incoming! Hooray. During the Apple Special Event 2018, Cupertino company has officially announced coming of two new iPhone smartphones, Xs and Xs Max. Both devices were modestly called the ”best iPhones ever”. The announcement has put many of the rumours and gossips surrounding these two devices to rest. Their specs are supposed to include a 5.8′ display, 1125 x 2436 p (impressive 6.5′ and 1242 x 2688 p in Xs Max), 512GB flash memory, A12 Bionic chipset made specifically for high-quality AR gaming and something called ”the most advanced FaceID ...

Huawei Mate 20 Porsche Design is reportedly being made

Collaboration between Huawei and Porsche Design continues as both companies reportedly work on the new shiny version of Mate 20. According to Roland Quandt, the upcoming device is codenamed Everest or EVR-xxxx. No other information is currently available on the device, but a few assumptions have been made. Mate 20 Pro PD is believed to come with Kirin 980 CPU, 6GB RAM or more, 512 GB flash memory and a triple camera with vertical layout. Display will probably be a curved AMOLED one, with a fingerprint scanner imbedded into it. Notch is not expected to be included, thankfully. Price tag of ...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro picture leaked

Slashleaks strikes again! This time the popular leakster has delivered us a bootleg picture of the upcoming Mate 20 Pro smartphone. It shows the device in all its glory: 6.9′ curved AMOLED display, notch (reprotedly with a 3D face-scan), 24mpx selfie shooter, and side bezels (that may be a bit thicker than we were led to believe they will) are all there.Mate 20 Pro will be unveiled on October 16. Tweet Vote on HN ...

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