Nokia 7+ live photo shows off the handset's thin bezels and 18:9 aspect ratio

We’ve seen images of the Nokia 7+ before, but today we have a new live photograph that shows the upcoming device’s lock screen and thin bezels. The Nokia 7+ is the first handset from Nokia licensee HMD Global to feature the so called “near bezel-less” display that is all the rage these days. Part of that look includes the use of an 18:9 aspect ratio, which results from the 1080 x 2160 (FHD+) resolution employed on the unit’s 6-inch screen.

Speaking of the display, it also will be the first Nokia smartphone to feature a screen with rounded corners. Under the hood you’ll find the Snapdragon …


Interesting Nokia 7 Plus (with tall 18:9 screen) and Nokia 1 leak out

Having sold more than 4 million smartphones in the last quarter of 2017, HMD Global (maker of Nokia-branded handsets) is certainly in a good position to release new phone models throughout 2018. 
Not long ago, we heard that a Nokia 7 Plus and a Nokia 1 should be launched sometime this year. HMD hasn’t confirmed their existence, but we can now take a pretty good look at both these upcoming devices – thanks to photos revealed by Evan Blass (aka @evleaks).
The Nokia 7 Plus (or Nokia 7+) is quite an interesting device, and seems to be the …

Screenshot allegedly reveals specs for the Xiaomi Mi 7

Last month, we told you that Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is likely to attend the MWC trade show in Barcelona that begins on February 26th. Xiaomi is rumored to be unveiling a couple of new phones at the show. One is the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s. This would be a revised version of last year’s sequel to the Xiaomi Mi Mix. The latter was the first phone to show off the nearly bezel-less look that has become so popular these days.

The Mi Mix 2s would replace the Snapdragon 835 chipset used on the Mi Mix 2, with the new Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. In addition, the rear camera will feature Sony’s …

36K NYPD cops start swapping their Lumia handsets for an Apple iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

So that’s why they call it the Big Apple! 36,000 NYPD cops are giving up their old Windows Phone powered handsets and are receiving the Apple iPhone 7 and the Apple iPhone 7 Plus. Cops are so excited about the two iPhone models becoming standard issue equipment, that they are already singing the praises of the handsets by calling them the “ultimate crime fighting tool.”

Over the course of the next few weeks, the 36,000 Nokia Lumia Windows Phone units that the NYPD issued to cops in 2014, will be exchanged for the 2016 iPhone models. Back in 2014, handing out the Nokia Lumia smartphones …

Alleged Nokia 7 Plus leaked specs include Snapdragon 660 CPU, dual-lens Zeiss camera

Finnish company HMD Global is supposed to bring quite a few nice surprises at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade fair. Aside from the new Nokia-branded flagship, an incredibly powerful mid-range smartphone could be unveiled as well – the improved version of the Nokia 7.

Since Nokia 7 is exclusive to China, the new model that’s expected to go global soon after unveil is a nice addition to HMD’s portfolio of Android smartphones. We’ve been reporting before about the Nokia 7 Plus, but this is the first time we have almost complete details about its specs.

Apparently, the Nokia …

Apple offers free repair to fix a serious issue on a "small percentage" of iPhone 7 units

Apple is now offering free repairs to those with an iPhone 7 suffering from a pretty serious glitch. A component failure found on a “small percentage” of units is making it appear as though the device is not connected to a cellular network when in truth, it really is. Apple said that those units suffering from this problem were sold from September 2016 to February 2018 (that is this month, by the way) in the U.S., China, Hong Kong, Japan and Macau.

Those who already paid for a repair to fix this matter will be reimbursed by the company. This happens to be the fourth component replacement …

Apple is offering free repairs if your iPhone 7 won't connect to a cellular network

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Apple is providing iPhone 7 owners with free repairs if they have one of the “small percentage” of devices that do not properly connect with a cellular network. 

The affected iPhone 7 devices will show “No Service” in the status bar at times even when cellular coverage is available in the area. The defect comes from a failed component on the main logic board, according to Apple’s website

The affected devices were manufactured from Sept. 2016 to Feb. 2018 and were sold in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, and the U.S., according to Apple. 

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Apple offers free repair to fix a serious issue on a small number of iPhone 7 units

Apple is now offering free repairs to those with an iPhone 7 suffering from a pretty serious glitch. A component failure found on a very small number of units is making it appear as though the device is not connected to a cellular network when in truth, it really is. Apple said that those units suffering from this problem were sold from September 2016 to February 2018 (that is this month, by the way) in the U.S., China, Hong Kong, Japan and Macau.

Those who already paid for a repair to fix this matter will be reimbursed by the company. This happens to be the fourth component replacement …

Apple starts sales of refurbished iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, at a very gentle discount

As if its iPhone product lineup wasn’t diverse enough already, with the introduction of the new entrant iPhone X, and keeping the 6s in the mix, Apple recently started selling refurbished iPhone 7 and 7 Plus as well. These certified pre-owned handsets start at $499 for a basic 7, which is just $50 less than the brand new one, while it has passed all the necessary checks, and comes with a year of warranty.

Apple sells the refurbished 7 Plus with 128 GB storage for $689, or $70 lower than the $769 for a new unit. All refurbished units come unlocked, but we’ll leave it to you to …

7 phones classified as collector's items that are worth serious money

Buying a phone is an investment that most people would spend a lot of time thinking and contemplating about, mainly because more often than not, there’s a substantial amount of money that needs to be handed over. Yes, most of us might be reluctant about finalizing that decision to buy, but that’s simply the reality of things if we’re to experience the latest and greatest when it comes to cell phone technology. But while the initial investment is needed to buy a phone, you’d be surprised to realize that there’s potentially more income involved in the long run – if you happen to keep your …