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LG G3 catches fire and explodes while charging – third-party accessories not used

December 29 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , ,

An LG G3 has exploded while charging. Usually, the culprit is a third-party charger or battery. This wasn’t the case here. The faulty LG G3 was reported by a Reddit user that goes by the name of s-blade. He or she writes: This happened suddenly to my little sister’s phone. She was awake in her bedroom, we were... Read more

Tweet claims variants of HTC Hima Ultra and Ace to sport MediaTek CPU – Hima to sport Snapdragon 810

December 22 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The HTC Hima, according to a Twitter account, will be the next flagship out of the Taiwanese phone maker. It is also expected to come in a bigger version called the HTC Hima Ultra, and a smaller version called the HTC Hima Ace. The Hima is said to sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor under the hood, while... Read more

Samsung reportedly delivers A9 chip samples to Apple for the iPhone 6S/iPhone 7

December 16 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , ,

According to South Korean media, Samsung has already delivered A9 chip samples to Apple. The A9 chip is said to be the CPU under the bonnet of the iPhone 6S/iPhone 7. This is according to South Korean publication, ETNews. It reports, “According to industry insiders on December 11, SEC began production of Apple’s A9 in the Austin plant in the US... Read more