Samsung Electronics CEO announces plans to step down, cites ‘unprecedented crisis’

In a shocking development, Samsung Electronics’ CEO Kwon Oh-hyun has announced that he will step down from all his current roles and responsibilities next year in March. He is currently also the CEO of Samsung Display. Kwon revealed his plans in a letter sent to company employees. “It is something I had been thinking long […]

iPhone 8 Plus Said to Pop Open Again With a Swollen Battery, Reports Chinese State Media

A fresh case of Apple’s new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market where the US firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing […]

Waves that drive global weather patterns finally explained, thanks to inspiration from bagel-shaped quantum matter

They are about as far apart as two things in science can be: a type of ocean wave that helps drive the El Niño climate cycle, and quantum materials that, thanks to a particularly strange bit of physics, have insulating interiors and conduct current along their surface. Yet, in a remarkable case of lateral thinking, […]

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to clean up its cancellations ‘mess’ — and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to avoid additional flight cancellations and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans. According to Sky News, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said on Thursday that that the firm would recruit 125 pilots in the next week or two and increase pay for others. He also said the airline is […]

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 to Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update Before the End of 2017: HMD Global

Earlier this month, HMD Global confirmed that all of its Nokia Android smartphones will receive an Android 8.0 Oreo update, but the company didn’t share the release timeline for the update at the time. Now, the company has announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update will be making its way to the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia […]

Rafael Nadal reveals inspiration to return from injury to reach world No1 after China Open

“I had some injuries, but good thing is I keep having the passion for the game and the love for what I am doing and the spirit of overcome tough situations in terms of physical issues,” Nadal said. “Of course, the spirit of improvement: every day when I wake up, going on court with the […]

LG V30 Global Rollout Begins; Starts Shipping to South Korea This Week

LG’s V30 smartphone has finally started shipping to different markets. The company on Wednesday confirmed that the LG V30 smartphone will be shipping to South Korea starting this week. It added that the new premium smartphone from LG will be also heading to North America, Europe, and other key markets in “the days and weeks […]

3D Touch App Switcher Gesture to Return in Future iOS 11 Update, Confirms Craig Federighi

There was a rather popular feature in iOS 9 and iOS 10 that allowed 3D Touch users to access the app switcher by long pressing on the left edge and then swiping right, instead of double tapping the home button. However, that feature was later removed without any explanation, and hasn’t arrived with the latest iOS […]

Nokia 8 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage headed to the US

The Nokia 8 got certified by the US FCC in June this year. The device went official last month, and is already available in a bunch of markets. The list, sadly, doesn’t include the US yet. However, this could change soon, as HMD has added some changes to the FCC listings for Nokia 8 variants TA-1004 and TA-1012, strongly indicating the […]