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LG K7 specs leak highlighting low-end hardware

LG K7 specs leak highlighting low-end hardware

Some details about a new low-end LG smartphone have leaked ahead of the official unveil of the device. The rumors claim that the smartphone will be called the LG K7. The specs of the device are clearly low-end and the device should be inexpensive for people to purchase. The K7 will have a 5-inch screen with a resolution of only 480 x 854.

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Sony Xperia Z6 rumored to have 5 variants, “3D Touch”

Sony Xperia Z6 rumored to have 5 variants, “3D Touch”

Sony has had so many perplexing decisions and moves as far as its mobile business is concerned that it's somewhat hard to decide which one takes the cake. From an overheating "half" flagship to a 4K display that isn't always 4K, the Japanese OEM almost seems to be playing around with different options that they turn into retail products, as if turning them into expensive experiments. With the Xperia Z5 out of the way, the rumor mill is starting to turn for the next flagship, which rumors say will have five different variants.

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Samsung says Nikon buyout ‘not true,’ but doubt remains

Samsung says Nikon buyout ‘not true,’ but doubt remains

The past few weeks, and especially the last several days, have churned up rumors and speculation about Samsung's camera business, something fueled by the company's recent retreat from European markets. Sources cropped up recently claiming that Samsung has 'major' news planned for CES 2016, and following that report came another alleging that Nikon had bought Samsung's NX mirrorless camera technology.

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4-inch iPhone with A9 chip, Apple Pay in 2016, says latest report

4-inch iPhone with A9 chip, Apple Pay in 2016, says latest report

Ming-Chi Kuo, the KGI Securities analyst with the Apple rumor track record that makes fans listen and take notice whenever he issues a report, has released his latest thoughts on the oft-speculated new 4-inch iPhone. Kuo says that he expects the device, which would be sold alongside the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, will see release in early 2016, with a form factor similar to that of 2013's iPhone 5s.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 might ape Lumia to handle heat

Samsung Galaxy S7 might ape Lumia to handle heat

Samsung may hope its upcoming Galaxy S7 smartphone makes a hot splash in the market, but preventing the phone itself from overheating is also high on the agenda. The Galaxy S7 release date isn't expected to be until early 2016, but according to reports out of Korea work is underway to install a still fairly unusual technology that would keep the flagship cool.

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Ex-Android chief Andy Rubin might be making a phone

Ex-Android chief Andy Rubin might be making a phone

Once you're bitten by the Android bug it can be hard to walk away, at least that's what Andy Rubin is reportedly finding. The former Android chief handed over the reins back in early 2013, but according to a new report has been bankrolling a smartphone startup that aims to create a handset running the Google-owned platform.

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The Surface Phone rumor that refuses to die, coming H2 2016

The Surface Phone rumor that refuses to die, coming H2 2016

With the relative popularity and, only recently, financial success of the Surface Pro tablets have had many fans clamoring for applying that same design and ideals to a flagship smartphone. Years have passed and Microsoft did launch a new flagship, but the Lumia 950 and its larger 950 XL brother is a far cry from the Surface Phone many have been dreaming about. There have been early rumors of a Surface Phone already in the works, but, according to Windows Central, that's completely dead. To be replaced by a new Surface Phone rumor, of course.

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Report: Samsung has ‘major’ camera news for CES 2016

Report: Samsung has ‘major’ camera news for CES 2016

The days are counting down until CES 2016, and as such the rumor-mill has kicked into full gear. Among it is a new report claiming Samsung has something big planned for CES in the form of a “major statement” that will involve the company’s camera business. It's all very vague at this point, and of course Samsung isn't saying anything either way. Fortunately, there's only a few weeks left before we find out either way.

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iPhone 7 ditching the headphone jack is about control, not thinness

iPhone 7 ditching the headphone jack is about control, not thinness

Has time been called for the headphone jack? If the rumors are to be believed, it may well be Apple that culls the 3.5 mm socket on the next iPhone, and it's making people mad as hell.

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VW accused of killing car to cover emissions crisis

VW accused of killing car to cover emissions crisis

Dieselgate's fallout continues to snowball, with Volkswagen now facing allegations that it tried to bury fuel efficiency discrepancies on models in its line-up. The economy realization came, so the beleaguered German automaker said, on the back of renewed emissions testing to see just how much nitrogen oxide its diesels were producing, after cheating software intended to mislead during regulatory examinations was identified.

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Even thinner MacBook Airs rumored inbound at WWDC next year

Even thinner MacBook Airs rumored inbound at WWDC next year

The arrival of the new MacBook and its ultra thin body seemed to have generated rumors about the untimely demise of the MacBook Air. This new bout of rumors, however, seem to wan to give the line a second lease on life. According to Taiwanese media, Apple will still be unveiling two new MacBook Air devices come 2016's WWDC event. But this time, it will be launching a 13-inch and 15-inch model, instead of the current 11 and 13 inch pair that it has right now.

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iPhone 7 rumored to use Lightning port for audio, drop headphone jack

iPhone 7 rumored to use Lightning port for audio, drop headphone jack

According to new rumors, Apple's forthcoming iPhone "7" will do away with the 3.5mm headphone jack, and instead rely solely on the Lightning connector port for both charging and the use of any wired headphones. This news comes from the Japanese website Mac Otakara, which is often reliable when it comes to Apple rumors, who cite anonymous sources. The reason for needing to ditch the traditional headphone jack? Why, to make the next generation iPhone even thinner, of course.

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