Shocking footage of a woman tumbling down a flight of stairs at a subway station in China after staring at her phone is now making the rounds on social media.
Chinese netizens are calling Huawei out to apologize and threatening a boycott after the company listed Taiwan as another country in their phone’s settings.
Huawei phone users discovered that when the time zone of the handset is changed, Taiwan’s capital is listed as “Taipei (China)” when viewing in simplified Chinese characters, but it becomes listed as “Taipei (Taiwan)” when it is set to traditional characters, according to Shanghaiist.
LG recently launched a device that not only functions as a smartphone, but also drives away annoying pests with its “Mosquito Away” technology.
With mosquitoes becoming a big problem in most parts of the world, especially in South Asia, South Korean electronics company LG has come up with a solution by releasing the K7i in India.
Even with a whopping 1,093 patents to his name, American inventor Thomas Edison falls short of being the most prolific patent-holder ever; that title currently belongs to Shunpei Yamazaki, who entered the Guinness Book Of World Records with a mind-boggling 11,353 patents on June 30th, 2016.
Yamazaki was born in 1942 during WWII, and by age 29, he already had 130 patents under his belt. Currently, he serves as the president of Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd., and he churns out dozens of patents each month with the help of his team. Many of Yamazaki’s patents are in items you use every day, such as your smart phones, computers, TVs, and other electronic devices.
A few days after the Galaxy Note 7 was launched, Samsung was forced to issue a massive recall in several markets due to reported battery safety issues that have caused some units to catch fire, according to Consumerist.
The issue however was not found in the phones released in China. That is why the company did not find it necessary to issue a recall of the units in the country.