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10 percent of Note 7 users are swapping it for a different phone

About half a million U.S. owners of the Galaxy Note 7 have so far exchanged their potentially explosive smartphone, Samsung said Thursday, indicating that the recall is about half way toward completion. Interestingly, the Korean company added that 90 percent of those who have replaced their phone “have been opting …

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BlackBerry May Exit the Phone Business On September 28

After more than a year of disappointing smartphone hardware sales, embattled behemoth BlackBerry may be preparing to wash its hands of that sector later this month. According to a report in the Motley Fool, the Waterloo, Canada-based company may announce an exit from the market as soon as September 28, the day before it releases …

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Most Galaxy Note 7 Customers Are Still Using Their Phone

Hey guys, stop using your Samsung Galaxy Note 7. No, seriously! Almost two weeks after Samsung first recalled the Galaxy Note 7 due to the risk of it exploding, the majority of owners are still using their device as often as ever, according to data from Apteligent. In fact, according …

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Say Weird Things To Your Phone With Ted Baker And Google

Choosing and buying clothes by staring at racks in a store is about to get old. Old and really, really boring, because fashion brand Ted Baker is using tech to promote its 2016 autumn and winter lines. It’s in a way we’ve never seen before, and although part of it …

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Solar Phone-Charging Kiosks: A Business In a Box

Imagine owning a smartphone with no place to charge it. Rwanda native Henri Nyakarundi brought a micro-franchising model based on solar-powered phone-charging carts to his country. The carts encourage entrepreneurship and help people get their phones charged, as reported on CNN. Nyakarundi’s family first fled Rwanda and later Burundi, finally ending up …

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Solar Phone-Charging Kiosks: A Business In a Box

Imagine owning a smartphone with no place to charge it. Rwanda native Henri Nyakarundi brought a micro-franchising model based on solar-powered phone-charging carts to his country. The carts encourage entrepreneurship and help people get their phones charged, as reported on CNN. Nyakarundi’s family first fled Rwanda and later Burundi, finally ending up …

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Phone battery pack sales have doubled thanks to Pokémon Go

There’s no doubt about it. Pokémon Go has for many people brought an end to their sofa-based slackness, the addictive augmented reality game prompting mobile gamers to leave their home and explore the outside world, albeit through the window of a smartphone. And it seems that its creator, Niantic, isn’t the only company delighted …

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Prison X-Ray Shows Where Not To Keep Your Phone

Where do you keep your phone when it’s not in use? In a bag, your pocket, or perhaps in a holster? We’re going to take a chance and say that even when your hands are full, you’ve probably not utilised a handy body cavity to stash it yet, but this …

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This Is The Greatest Phone In The World. Tribute

This isn’t the greatest phone in the world, it’s just a tribute. It’s called the Uhans A101, but unlike Jack and Kyle of Tenacious D, the company that’s building it knows all about the device to which it pays homage — one of the true industry classics, the Nokia 1100. Never …

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Parrot 2 Turns Your Phone Into a Professional Teleprompter

In December of 2014, the original Parrot teleprompter launched on Kickstarter. It filled a niche in the filmmaking industry and, boosted by being selected as a Kickstarter staff pick, went on to earn more than $60,000 in pledges — over twice its goal. Now, Parrot is back on Kickstarter with the …

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