Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ 'Extremely Susceptible to Cracking': SquareTrade

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ 'Extremely Susceptible to Cracking': SquareTrade
Samsung's latest phones feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. They also appear to break more easily, according to tests run by SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans.The nearly all-glass design of Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ makes them beautiful, SquareTrade said, but also "extremely susceptible to cracking when dropped from any angle." Samsung had no comment.Despite the tests, a SquareTrade survey found that smartphone owners are twice as likely to buy the Gala…
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Material Costs Much Higher Than Predecessors

Samsung Galaxy S8 Material Costs Much Higher Than Predecessors
While early reviews for Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have mostly been positive, it turns out that the South Korean company had to go the extra mile to make sure its latest flagships are capable of competing with best hardware around (and will be around in coming months). According to a latest report by analytics and solutions company IHS Markit, Galaxy S8 comes with a bill of materials (BOM) cost that is much higher than it was for previous versions of the company's smartphones.As per the I…
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Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Best-Ever’ US Pre-Orders 30 Percent Higher Than Galaxy S7, Says Company

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Best-Ever’ US Pre-Orders 30 Percent Higher Than Galaxy S7, Says Company
Samsung launched its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones in March, and rammed them with a lot of features to get customers excited. Now, a fresh statement from Samsung claims that the US pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 have been the ‘best ever’.The statement was sent out to media outlets, and it states the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ attracted 30 percent more pre-orders than last year's Galaxy S7. After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, these numbers will be a huge sigh of relief for the company, as it indi…
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Smartron, Qualcomm Sign 3G/ 4G Patent License Agreement

Smartron, Qualcomm Sign 3G/ 4G Patent License Agreement
US chip manufacturer Qualcomm and home-grown technology firm Smartron on Monday signed a 3G and 4G patent licence agreement under which Smartron now has a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell WCDMA, CDMA2000, and 4G/LTE complete devices."Qualcomm is passionate about innovation and is committed to help enable Prime Minister Modi's Make in India vision and lay the foundation for a Digital India. We are thrilled to enable Smartron in its mission to create technologies th…
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LG G6 Goes on Sale in India

LG G6 Goes on Sale in India
The LG G6 has gone on sale in India starting Tuesday, and the smartphone is available online exclusively via Amazon India apart from offline retail stores across the country. The LG G6 price in India is Rs. 51,990 (MOP), which makes it significantly cheaper than the flagship of rival South Korean company, the Samsung Galaxy S8. It is available in Astro Black and Ice Platinum colour variants in India.At the smartphone's launch on Monday, LG revealed the LG G6 launch offer on Amazon India is Rs. 1…
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LG G6 Launch, Flipkart Apple Days Sale, Nokia 3310 Release Date, and More: Your 360 Daily

LG G6 Launch, Flipkart Apple Days Sale, Nokia 3310 Release Date, and More: Your 360 Daily
The LG G6 flagship smartphone has been launched in India, bringing a rival to the new Samsung Galaxy S8 within days of the latter's arrival in the country. The LG G6 will be available exclusively via Amazon India for online sales, and can also be purchased from offline stores starting Tuesday, April 25. LG has some launch offers like Rs. 10,000 cashback for HDFC and SBI credit card holders, applicable only on Tuesday on Amazon India, a 50 percent off on the LG Tone Active+ HBS-A100 wireless head…
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Samsung Galaxy S8+ Expected to Outsell the Smaller Galaxy S8 Model: Report

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Expected to Outsell the Smaller Galaxy S8 Model: Report
It seems the large-screen smartphone trend is still going strong. Not only are large-screen smartphones - commonly known as phablets - much in demand, but it appears even massive-screen smartphones are very popular. An example of this is seen in the pair of Samsung flagships smartphones launched this year - the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. A report by a securities firm claims Samsung is on track to sell more Galaxy S8+ smartphones this year than Galaxy S8.The Samsung Galaxy S8 bears a 5.8-…
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Apple Said to Apologise to Users Over iCloud Subscription Cancellation Emails

Apple Said to Apologise to Users Over iCloud Subscription Cancellation Emails
Days after an error led to false iCloud cancellation emails sent to subscribers, Apple has followed up with another note apologising for the bug and reassuring them that their plan remains in good standing.On Wednesday, a number of iCloud users received messages saying their subscription was discontinued. The bug appeared to mostly affect 50GB tier subscribers, a report on Appleinsider website said.On Saturday, Apple followed up with the same users to issue an apology, in an email titled "Your …
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Batteries Comes With an 'Anti-Dog' Label. Here's Why

Samsung Galaxy S8 Batteries Comes With an 'Anti-Dog' Label. Here's Why
Photo Credit: JerryRigEverything/ YouTube While the teardown of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones revealed that several components inside the devices are easily replaceable, an interesting bit of information has now surfaced regarding the batteries on these devices. The batteries inside these phones reportedly come with an "anti-dog" label and oddly enough, this is not the first time that the South Korean company has put these labels on its batteries.Before you draw the conclusion …
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LG G6 Launch Offers Include Cashbacks, Free Reliance Jio Data, and More

LG G6 Launch Offers Include Cashbacks, Free Reliance Jio Data, and More
LG launched the LG G6 in India, and as expected, priced it at Rs. 51,990. The smartphone will be available on Amazon India exclusively online, apart from offline stores from Tuesday, i.e., April 25. The company has launched several introductory offers on the LG G6, including Rs. 10,000 cashback, and 50 percent off on the Tone+ Active wireless headset, and all of them are detailed below.Amazon India will offer Rs. 10,000 cashback for HDFC and SBI credit card holders, applicable only on Tuesday. L…
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