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Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for under $50 in US

If you are in the US, and are in the market for a virtual reality headset, you'll be glad to know that the Samsung Gear VR (2016) is currently going for around $50 in the country. T-Mobile has the device listed on its website for that price. The magenta carrier usually sells the headset for around $100, so that's a $50 discount straight away. And even if you compare with the device's official price, the deal still saves you around $30. This is the same headset that debuted with the ill-fated Galaxy Note7 last year. It is compatible with the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5,...



Samsung to close smartphone factory in China

Reports from South Korea announced that Samsung is closing one of its two smartphone factories in China. The Korean giant will withdraw from the plant in Tianjin by the end of 2018 due to difficulties and slowing growth. Reuters said that Samsung market share fell from 20% five years ago to less than 1% today, outgunned by local manufacturers like Huawei and Xiaomi. The giant is also under pressure for failing to deliver quarterly profit growth in times when competitors keep unveiling "cheaper, feature-packed models". The Tianjin factory is one of two in China that work with...



Meizu M20 10,000mAh power bank fast charges both ways

The M6 isn't the only product Meizu unveiled today. Alongside the new smartphone, the Chinese company unleashed the M20 power bank, featuring 10,000mAh capacity and two-way fast charging. What that means is that the M20 will fast charge your phone, but it also fast charges itself. Its 18W input support means it can be fully charged in 3.5 hours when using a fast charger. It works well with MediaTek's dual fast charging. When it comes to topping up your mobile device, the M20 power bank maxes out at 24W, up from 18W in its predecessor introduced back in 2015. There's a button on top,...



Microsoft confirms Windows Phone is dead

Windows Phone 8.1 is over and after series of tweets by Joe Belfiore we know that Windows 10 Mobile is also slowly but steadily heading to the product graveyard of Microsoft. The Microsoft VP, responsible for the mobile OS said that Microsoft will keep supporting the platform with bug fixes, but no new features or hardware will be introduced. Of course we'll continue to support the platform.. bug fixes, security updates, etc. But building new features/hw aren't the focus. 😟 https://t.co/0CH9TZdIFu— Joe Belfiore (@joebelfiore) October 8, 2017 In the following tweet, Belfiore...



Some Apple iPhone X units facing an earphone bug

Apple issued the iOS 11.0.2 update in October that fixed cracking sounds in the iPhone 8 duo, but now the iPhone X has seemingly developed a similar issue. Users reported a cracking and buzzing sound through the earpiece speaker at high volumes that appears in calls, during video playback or when listening to music. One user says a little cracking is heard whenever the volume is at max levels. It was noticed on certain songs and even with a ringtone, bought through the Apple Store. The sounds may be the result of distortion since they are heard only at higher volumes. Because of...