PSA: It won’t end well if you drill a hole in your iPhone 7

PSA: It won’t end well if you drill a hole in your iPhone 7

The “secret hack” to making your very own earphone jack that you definitely should not attempt. Image: TEchRax If you’re an owner of a brand-new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, here’s a fast PSA for you: things aren’t going to end well if you attempt to make a DIY earphone jack. Last week, YouTuber TechRax […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Battery security guard

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Battery security guard

Galaxy S8 phones undergo a charging/discharging test in Samsung's factory in South Korea, under watch of the Galaxy Note 7.Image: Samsung Samsung’s infamous Galaxy Note 7 has a new job: Battery security guard. As Samsung took me and some other journalists on a tour of the company’s smartphone factory and battery testing facility in Gumi, […]

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Pre-orders are up for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8+

Pre-orders are up for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8Image: Lili Sams/Mashable Well, that was fast. One day after Samsung’s big Galaxy S8 reveal, the phone is now available for pre-order at Samsung’s website and all major U.S. carriers. We already knew the pricing for both the S8 and the S8+, and there are no surprises here. But why dish out your […]

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WTF is this teddy bear on the Samsung Galaxy S8 camera

WTF is this teddy bear on the Samsung Galaxy S8 camera

Image: Brittany Herbert/Mashable Okay, now the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks are just getting ridiculous. We’re just days away from Samsung’s big reveal, so, naturally, we’ve pretty much seen the entire phone at this point. Now, thanks to another intrepid leaker, we have a new batch of high-resolution photos to obsess over, but the only part […]

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This is the best leaked pic of the Samsung Galaxy S8 yet

This is the best leaked pic of the Samsung Galaxy S8 yet

A concept rendering of what the Samsung Galaxy S8 could look like.Image: steel drake/behance If the Galaxy S8 leaks keep coming in at this rate, there won’t be anything left for Samsung to announce at its big March 29 launch event. The latest leak potentially reveals what it’ll be like to use the phone without […]

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Was the Samsung Galaxy Note7 doomed from the start?

Was the Samsung Galaxy Note7 doomed from the start?

The Samsung Galaxy Note7.Image: brittany herbert/mashable There’s nothing funny about Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones inexplicably exploding and torching cars and burning people. And it’s definitely not a joking matter when their replacements, which are supposed to come with safe batteries, are catching on fire (like on a plane) as well. Whatever the real reason is […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 banned from U.S. flights

Samsung Galaxy Note7 banned from U.S. flights

Image: CRUSHADER/IMGUR The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) have banned all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from airline flights, including air cargo. The Note7 ban is effective on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12:00 p.m. ET. SEE ALSO: How the push for thinner […]

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