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Apple is investigating reports of split open iPhone 8 Plus devices

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Apple fans finally have their hands on the iPhone 8, but two owners in Asia have already busted their new phones under strange circumstances.  An iPhone 8 Plus owner in Taiwan says that her five-day-old 64GB device split open while charging, according to The Next Web. The owner claims she was using the official Apple charging cord, and after about three minutes, the phone started swelling, and she pulled it off the charger.  Another iPhone 8 Plus owner in Japan also claims his phone started splitting open. The weird thing about his story is that he didn’t even have an […]

Jason Aldean and other celebs react to the Las Vegas shooting

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A makeshift memorial for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting stands in Las Vegas.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images As the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history unfolded in Las Vegas Sunday night, hundreds of concertgoers like Heather Gooze were forced to watch strangers die right before their eyes. Gooze held one victim in her arms as he took his final breaths. To reach his loved ones, she turned to Siri and Facebook, she told CNN. SEE ALSO: Empire State Building and other global landmarks went dark in honor of Las Vegas victims Gooze was there to comfort 23-year-old Jordan […]

Apple’s new iPhones have fast charging, but it’s not free

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The iPhone X supports fast charging. According to Apple’s official specs, it only takes 30 minutes to charge its battery up to 50%. Pretty neat, huh? But there’s a problem, as noticed by Cnet: When you buy an iPhone X — or iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which support the same feature — you don’t get fast charging out of the box. SEE ALSO: Why Apple is risking everything with the iPhone X The fine print regarding fast charging on Apple’s tech specs page for the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus, says the following: “Testing conducted by Apple […]

Rivals could take over two years to catch up to the iPhone X, says expert

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The iPhone X‘s new TrueDepth camera system is rumored to be causing some production delays, but it could give Apple an important edge over its competitors for years to come.  Renown analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said Apple’s competitors will likely need at least two and a half years to replicate the TrueDepth camera’s functionality and user experience in an investors note obtained by MacRumors. The system is the key to Apple’s new “Face ID” biometric security technology, Animoji, and several other new features. Kuo’s bold predictions come shortly after he watched Apple’s official demonstrations of the camera system, […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is a gorgeous beast of a phone

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2Image: Xiaomi Xiaomi is probably the only company who’d dare launch a new flagship phone one day before Apple’s big iPhone announcement.  But the Chinese smartphone maker has done it in style. The company launched the Mi Mix 2, a beautiful, nearly bezel-less device with pretty crazy specs and a moderate price.  SEE ALSO: Xiaomi advertises its first Android One phone as ‘similar to iPhone’ Just like its predecessor, the Mi Mix, Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 has a huge screen with a very narrow bezel on top and on the sides. The only noticeable bezel rim, really, […]