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New patent could mean future iPhones no longer drop on their face

December 4 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , ,

We all know iPhones cost an arm and a leg. Sadly, once they are dropped on their face, almost always the glass on the screen shatters. With a new patent granted by the USPTO to Apple, the Cupertino firm looks to change the fate of the iPhone when dropped. The invention prevents future iPhones from dropping on their face. ... Read more

First smartphone with 64-bit Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor under the hood costs around £500

November 26 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Looking for an Android-powered smartphone that packs at lot of punch? Well look no further; the “Snapdragon MDP Smartphone” is here! It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM under the hood and a 6.17-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD). Here are the smartphone’s official specs: Processor Snapdragon 810 (8994) 64-bit octa-core... Read more

‘Camera blur’ issue affects some units of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus

November 20 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , ,

There are a number of hardware issues that plague the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The first hardware issue was bendgate, which revealed structural vulnerabilities in the chassis allowing people to bend the device with just a small amount of pressure.The second affects 128GB variants of the phablet. Apple used the cheaper TLC NAND flash, which cases random crashes. It seems... Read more