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Protect your Galaxy Note 5 display for just $7 today!

The Galaxy Note 5 has a great large display, but that means that there is a whole lot of surface that can get scratched from daily use. Luckily protecting it is easy, especially with [Tru Protection’s tempered glass]http://www.shopandroid.com/tru-protection-tempered-glass-screen-protector/15A43A22388.htm). It is easy to install and will prevent scratches and dents on your display. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 7.

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 is making its way to India on Jan. 19

Get ready for the Redmi Note 4.

Xiaomi is launching the successor to the highly popular Redmi Note 3 next week in India. An invite sent out to the media suggests that the Redmi Note 4 will make its debut in the country on January 19.

The phone was unveiled late last year in China with a MediaTek Helio X20, although the Indian unit is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon SoC. The  [Read More…]

Save 50% on this Galaxy Note 4 Bugdroid circuit case today!

Still holding strong with your Galaxy Note 4 and want a thin case to keep it protected? If so, check out Cruzerlite’s Bugdroid circuit case for an easy to install case that offers easy access to all the ports, and can be removed quickly if you want to swap the battery with a new one. Right now you can save $ 5 on the purchase, dropping the price to just $ 5.

Save $12 on this Galaxy Note 4 folio case today!

Looking for a case to protect both the front and back of your Galaxy Note 4? If so, Incipio’s ultra-thin folio may be a great option to consider. It is available in a variety of colors and isn’t overly bulky, and right now you can pick one up for $ 18, a savings of $ 12.

Samsung forecasts record Q4 profits in spite of Note 7 debacle

Note 7 discontinuation hasn’t hurt Samsung’s bottom line last quarter.

Although Samsung said that the Note 7 termination would put a dent in its profits for two quarters, it doesn’t look like that will be the case. The South Korean manufacturer has released its earnings guidance for Q4 2016, in which it estimated that operating profit was likely $ 7.8 billion (9.2 trillion won), up 50% from the same period in 2015. However, overall revenue for the  [Read More…]

Verizon rolls out Note 7 update that stops phone from charging

It’s the end of the line for Note 7 holdouts on Verizon.

Verizon is pushing out its update for the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which effectively bricks the phone for conventional by preventing the device’s battery from being recharged. Once the battery reaches 0%, the phone will only be able to be powered on when plugged into a wall outlet or external charger.

The fact that there are still people clinging to their Note 7s despite  [Read More…]

Samsung concludes Note 7 investigation, will share its findings this month

We’ll finally get to know why the Note 7 blew up.

Shortly after discontinuing the Note 7 in October, Samsung launched an investigation to identify the root cause behind the fires. Samsung initially thought the battery was at fault, which is why it recalled the initial batch of Note 7 units and restarted sales with batteries from another supplier. When those phones also started to explode, the company had to discontinue the device altogether.

According to  [Read More…]

T-Mobile begins issuing its Note 7-killing update

The end is here.

T-Mobile has begun administering the drug that will prove fatal to the twice-recalled Note 7, an update that will eventually roll out to all remaining units (some 100,000) in the U.S. The update, which will be required, adds a persistent notification to the Note 7. It also prevents it from being charged, and limits its connectivity to the network. In other words, the update kills the Note 7.

AT&T, Sprint and, reluctantly,  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 first impressions: Not just a Note 7 clone

The Mi Note 2 is Xiaomi’s most refined phone yet.

After introducing the Mi 5 and the Mi 5s, Xiaomi followed up with the launch of the Mi Note 2 in October. The phone is the first from Xiaomi to feature a dual curved screen, and also the first to offer global LTE bands. With Xiaomi losing out to fellow competitors OPPO and Vivo in its home country this year, the company is counting on devices  [Read More…]

Verizon changes its mind and will kill the Note 7 after all

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is once again in your news feed. The lone holdout among U.S. carriers who have decided to disable the phone — Verizon — has changed its mind and will be killing the Note 7 come January 5, 2017.

When AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile announced the path to the end for the Note 7, Verizon didn’t go along with it and instead insisted  [Read More…]