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Review: the joys of smartphone wireless chargers - Financial Times

Last year, Apple ditched the iPhone's headphone jack. With its latest iPhones, it is removing the power socket too. Well, almost. The “Lightning” connector is still there but Apple has taken a step towards its eventual removal with the introduction of ...and more »

iPhone 8 Plus Batteries Are Swelling Out of Their Cases: Reports - Newsweek

Another iPhone 8 Plus battery has swelled out of its case, reports state media in China, the world's biggest smartphone market where the U.S. firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in ...and more »

Apple investigating battery swelling complaints from iPhone 8 Plus users - Siliconrepublic.com

Several iPhone 8 Plus users have reported extensive swelling causing the body of the phone to pop open. There have been at least five separate reports of swollen batteries in the newly-launched iPhone 8 Plus from Apple, according to The Guardian ...and more »

Galaxy Note 8 ties with iPhone 8 Plus on DxOMark camera list - SlashGear

It wasn't too long ago, in fact just last week, when Apple reclaimed its throne in the smartphone camera kingdom. But while the iPhone 8 Plus still sits at the top of DxOMark's list, it now has to share that spot with the Galaxy Note 8. That said ...and more »

Apple iPhone 8 Plus Review - HuffPost UK

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X, it immediately had us wondering about the place that Apple's larger phone would have in this new family. Over the last couple of weeks however it has become clear that 8 Plus, and indeed the 8, are ...and more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: Rising from the ashes - Economic Times

Rating: ****1/2. Price: Rs 67,900. Specifications: 6.3-inch super amoled HDR10 screen (2960 x 1440 pixels, 522ppi) with Gorilla Glass 5 , Exynos 8895 SoC (10nm, octa core), 6GB RAM, 64GB storage (expandable, up to 256GB), 4G with VoLTE, dual primary ...and more »

Samsung Will Make $110 for Every iPhone X Sold - Fortune

Samsung actually has a vested interest in the iPhone X being a huge success. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company stands to make around $110 from each phone sold, which all told could result in billions more than the company even made on ...and more »

Today's charts: iPhone 8 Plus battery problems; Costco sinks on earnings; Nordstrom trying to salvage plans to go ... - Yahoo Finance

A China state media company is reporting that an iPhone 8 Plus popped open due to a swollen battery. The report comes as Apple (AAPL) investigates similar cases in Taiwan and Japan. Shares of Apple were down 0.3% as of 11:30 a.m. ET Friday. Costco ...and more »

One month with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8: The S Pen rises above all else - ZDNet

It's now been a month since I first saw the Galaxy Note 8 in person and back then I thought the S Pen and dual camera setup would be compelling. See also. Galaxy Note 8 review: The epitome of a business-first smartphone · Why Samsung's Note 8 made me ...and more »

Google's Pixel 2 Beats Apple's New iPhones In One Important Way - Forbes

Google's single-lensed Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones have shot straight to the top of DxOMark's camera benchmark charts, beating the iPhone 8 Plus and the Galaxy Note 8, both of which feature dual cameras. Related: Samsung's Big Camera Win Over iPhone ...and more »