Well this isn't something that we thought would happen. While we still don't know all the details, the newly announced Galaxy Note 7 caught fire and "exploded" while it was being charged. Samsung is investigating the issue, but the problem was probably caused by a charger.
Many things are known about the upcoming iPhone devices, but nothing is yet confirmed and as always, some things are not true. According to latest details, Apple might not announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, but the iPhone 6 SE, which was confirmed by leaked retail box.
Today, Meizu has announced two new members of its U-series of smartphones. The Meizu U10 and U20 are a mid-range device with a price tag between $150 and $200. The former will hit the shelves in China on September 18, while the latter will go on sale next week.
LG doesn't want to keep quiet about the upcoming V20 smartphone and has already released numerous teaser images that revealed some features and specs, but it doesn't want to reveal its design. Luckily, a new set of renders does exactly that, reveals the phone from all angles.
Amazon has introduced an unlimited cloud storage option for users in the UK that doesn't come with a Prime requirement. The plan costs £55 per year and you can try it out with a three-month free trial. This plan was introduced in the United States last year.
Details about Battlefield 1's first DLC pack and the game's Premium Pass have been released. The Premium Pass comes with four expansions, early access to new multiplayer maps, and various items like weapons and skins. It'll cost $50, according to a page on Origin.
Google is using artificial intelligence (AI) to further reduce the size of image files. It has been giving millions of picture fragments to a neural network in order for those pieces to be further compressed if possible. Google's system has worked with millions of photos.
Hackers which have initially been connected to the Russian government targeted reporters with the New York Times and other news companies in recent months, according to US officials. The FBI and other US agencies are currently investigating the hacks.
The latest figures from IDC reveal Chromebooks outsold Macs for the first time in the United States during the first quarter of 2016. According to IDC, Chrome OS laptop sales reached about 2 million during the quarter, whereas there were 1.76 million Mac sales.
A portable Bluetooth speaker from Samsung has been revealed in FCC filings. The upcoming 'Scoop' speaker has a fairly compact design and includes playback and volume controls on its top. A power button is found on the side along with a USB port and 3.5 mm port.
Instapaper has come under new ownership in a move that'll minimally affect users. Pinterest now owns the app, which it has acquired "to accelerate discovering and saving articles on Pinterest." The app remains independent, but the teams from each company will partially combine.
Dyson's Pure Hot+Cool Link has combined a number of Dyson's popular devices to provide a single solution for heating, cooling, and air purification. Like the Pure Cool Link from earlier in 2016, this unit comes with a blade-free fan and a HEPA air filter.
Lyft says reports claiming it was looking for a buyer are entirely false and it has only been approached. According to Lyft president John Zimmer, the company is not for sale and is not actively looking for a buyer. Zimmer says reports to the contrary are simply wrong.
PlayStation Now can now run on Windows PCs, meaning you're able to play PlayStation 3 games on your computer just like you would watch a movie on a streaming service. The spec requirements are fairly low and Sony will release a $25 USB adapter for the DualShock 4.
Tesla has unveiled a new Model S that is faster than any other. The Model S P100D goes 0-60 mph in just 2.5 seconds, whereas the 90D took 2.7 seconds. It also has a greater range of over 300 miles per charge. The P100D is faster than most sports cars.