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  1. Purported Sony Xperia XA Successor Get FCC Certification

    02.18 / 12:36 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Sony is expected to announce a plethora of new smartphones during MWC this month, ranging from low-end units to premium smartphones. The Xperia XA 2 has leaked in multiple images in the past few weeks and a new report reveals that the phone has just received FCC certification.   The FCC listing doesn’t reveal any specs about the upcoming phone and if this is indeed the Xperia XA 2 or XA (2017), then the phone could be announced during MWC 2017. The smartphone is said to come with MediaTek …
  2. Future iPhones Could Use Wireless Charging System Developed With Broadcom

    02.18 / 12:36 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Apple and Broadcom have reportedly been working on a wireless charging solution for two years now, according to JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur. The report by CNBC reveals that the new wireless charging feature might not come on the next iPhone. The analyst says that Apple is very cautious when it comes to the new wireless charging technology developed with Broadcom and after the Galaxy Note 7 recall, the company doesn’t intend to take any chances. However, since Apple recently joined the W…
  3. LG G6 Leaks in Live Image Showing Always On Display-Like Feature

    02.18 / 11:33 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    LG has been teasing the upcoming G6 smartphone and gradually revealing some features that will be found on the new phone. But the latest report shows live images of the front and back of the phone, revealing a very interesting piece of information. The G6 appears to come with a dual-camera setup on the back, a fingerprint sensor below it and no home button in the front. The image reveals a new LG feature, similar to Samsung’s Always On Display tool found on some Galaxy S s…
  4. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Manual Leaks Revealing New S Pen Features

    02.18 / 10:31 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Samsung will be holding a press event later this month, on February 26, during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company won’t be announcing a new flagship smartphone, but the Galaxy Tab S3 tablet, whose manual has just leaked. The manual reveals interesting information about the upcoming tablet, including the fact that it will bring some sort of S Pen integration. The S Pen won’t be a simple stylus, but it will offer advanced features for users to enjoy. The screenshots lea…
  5. “Surface Pro 5” Photo Spotted on Microsoft Website, It’s Obviously a Blunder

    02.18 / 09:23 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    We’ve known for a while that a successor to the Surface Pro 4 was coming, and a recently-spotted reference to the device seems to confirm that the device is real. And now an alleged photo of the Surface Pro 5 seems to be making the rounds, after it was discovered on a French website belonging to Microsoft. The photo that you can see at the end of the article is called “Surface Pro 5” and was posted on the French version of Microsoft’s website in the news section. It was found by Tero Alho…
  6. One of the Best Weather Apps for Windows Phones Says Goodbye to the OS

    02.18 / 08:21 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Developers are one by one leaving Windows phones for reasons that absolutely makes sense: the platform is losing the support of users, the market share collapses, and not even Microsoft tries to convince app makers to stay. The latest to wave goodbye to Windows phones is Amazing Weather HD, which is undoubtedly one of the best weather apps at the moment on Microsoft’s smartphone operating system. While many would argue that seeing Amazing Weather HD go is not such a big loss since there a…
  7. Apple Makes Fun of Windows, Says Its iPad Pro Doesn’t Get Any Virus

    02.18 / 08:21 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Apple has launched a new series of ads for the iPad Pro, this time clearly positioning its device as an alternative to Windows PCs like Microsoft’s very own Surface 2-in-1. One of Apple’s commercials puts the emphasis on the fact that Windows PCs are vulnerable to malware infections, pointing out that the iPad Pro is completely secure and no virus can compromise the device. “My laptop has the nastiest virus and I’m terrified,” one of the ads says citing an alleged Twitter user. “Yes, that…
  8. Eagerly Awaited Windows Phone Is Actually an Android

    02.18 / 07:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    NuAns is one of the companies that invested in Windows phones when only a few people believed in the platform, and although its first device wasn’t really super-successful, everyone was excited to hear that a new handset powered by Windows would be launching. The firm teased a new model only a few weeks ago, saying that “the fight is not over yet,” a motto that seems to perfectly align with what is happening with Windows phones these days. And yet, Windows phone fans might be disap…
  9. Google Goes Public with Unpatched Windows Vulnerability, Users Again Exposed

    02.18 / 07:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Windows users are once again exposed to attacks, as a Google Project Zero engineer has disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in the operating system. Google Project Zero member Mateusz Jurczyk discovered a vulnerability in gdi32.dll which allows attackers to compromise Windows systems, and according to his blog post, this flaw was first reported to the software giant in March 2016. Microsoft acknowledged the vulnerability and attempted to patch it with  MS16-074 released in June 2016, but …