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Results: we love new phones, don't we?

There are so many new phone models coming out nowadays, they are basically tripping over each other. And while the tech is sort of matured, there are still enough developments and upgrades to make you feel like your handset is getting old just 6 months after the model had hit …

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Senator Wants Answers from Apple Over iPhone Slow-Down

Apple has caught the ire of Sen. John Thune (R) who wants to know more about Apple’s throttling of older iPhones. The company admitted last month that it sometimes slowed down older iPhones with aging batteries in order to prevent shutdowns. Apple insisted the strategy was meant to keep phones …

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This could be why some Apple iPhone batteries are exploding

Last week, we told you about two different cases where Apple iPhone batteries exploded and caught on fire at Apple Stores in Zurich, Switzerland and Valencia, Spain. While Apple has not commented on the incidents, no one was hospitalized as a result of the explosions, which created flames and heavy …

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LG to Drop Annual Flagship Handset Refresh Cycle

In a shift of strategy, LG this week said it will cease bringing new flagship devices to market each year as it has done the last five or so years. “We will unveil new smartphones when it is needed. But we will not launch it just because other rivals do,â€� …

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