Tag Archive: Return


Hugo Barra is leaving Xiaomi to return to Silicon Valley

Xiaomi is possibly one the most well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer out there.The company built its reputation on selling affordable but very well specced smartphones through its online web store. It also employed the skills of ex-marketing executive at Google, Hugo Barra which certainly helped propel Xiaomi’s name in the industry. However, it seems that the

Hugo Barra is leaving Xiaomi to return to Silicon Valley

Xiaomi’s global head Hugo Barra is leaving the company.

In a Facebook post, Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra announced that he was leaving the company to return to Silicon Valley. Barra left Google in 2013 to head up Xiaomi’s global unit, and in the three years since, he was instrumental in Xiaomi’s growth overseas. The company is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in India, crossing $ 1 billion in revenue last year, and has a foothold in key  [Read More…]

A true ‘Night Mode’ may return to older Nexus devices

Will Night Mode be returning to Nougat? Time will tell.

Nexus 6P users who were miffed to find Night Mode removed when they installed the Android 7.1 Nougat OS update might have received an optimistic hint from Google of its eventual return. Night Mode acts as a blue light filter that helps reduce eye strain when looking at your phone late at night, and can be set to turn on automatically at sundown.

Once Nexus users  [Read More…]

Android Central 313: Huawei Mate 9 and the return of the Big Phone

This week, Alex, Daniel and special guest, MrMobile himself, Michael Fisher, talk about Huawei’s massive-in-a-few-ways new flagship, the Mate 9.

How much will Huawei benefit from the Note 7’s absence in the market, and will the Mate 9 come to the U.S.? (A lot, and probably!)

Settle in, this is a podcast you don’t want to miss!

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No seriously, return your Galaxy Note 7

Some people are tempted to hold onto the Note 7 — here’s why that’s a really, really, really bad idea.

As Samsung officially cancels the Galaxy Note 7 and works with the U.S. authorities on a recall of all devices, both old and new, there’s been a growing chorus of Note 7 owners saying they’re keeping hold of their phones. In a way, it’s understandable. When it’s not catching fire, exploding or spewing “angry grey-green smoke,” the Note 7  [Read More…]

How to return your Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has called for a return of every Note 7 that was sold or exchanged.

No matter where or when you bought your Galaxy Note 7, what carrier you’re using it on or how long you’ve had it, you need to turn off your phone and return it for a refund or exchange. The process differs a bit between regions, carriers and retailers, but we have the information for you here that will remove at least  [Read More…]

Samsung return kit for Note 7 includes multitude of boxes and even gloves

If you still have a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has discontinued the device and urges people to return existing devices. So if you bought it at a store, you should return it there and get another device. Five major US carriers and many retailers now offer exchanges for other devices.

But if you bought the device directly from Samsung, you’ll need to ship it back. And as you can imagine, shipping companies aren’t too happy about transporting explosive devices.  [Read More…]

Samsung says Canadians can return their Note 7s for a refund or GS7 replacement

How do I return my Galaxy Note 7 in Canada?

Samsung Canada has issued a statement assuring Canadians that starting October 13 they will be able to bring their original or replacement Galaxy Note 7s to their point of purchase for a full refund or exchange.

The notice comes after Samsung’s unprecedented global cancellation of the popular flagship. In a press release, Samsung Canada’s COO & EVP, Mobile and Enterprise Solutions, Paul Brannen, said, “We are committed to working  [Read More…]

AT&T will now let Note 7 owners return their replacement phone

The plot thickens.

AT&T has reached out to Android Central to let us know that they are offering to replace the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for another phone if you have any concerns over the safety of the device.

If a customer would like to exchange a replacement Note7 for a different device we will do so.

The short official statement comes on the heels of a replacement Note 7 phone catching fire on a  [Read More…]

Google Pixel: A smaller flagship phone makes its triumphant return

You don’t have to find the biggest to get the best with the Pixel.

My favorite part of the Pixel event — excuse me, the Pixel, Phone by Googleevent — was when Google announced that the smaller of the two phones they wanted everyone to love had the same internal specs as the bigger one. The same CPU, the same amount of memory (both kinds), even the same colors. Outside of the screen and the overall  [Read More…]