Posts tagged touchscreen

Tearing down the OnePlus One. Photo: vantt1

Tearing down the OnePlus One. Photo: vantt1

OnePlus promised to fix the One’s frustrating touchscreen issues for good with its latest CM11S software update, and yet lots of users are still taking to its forum to complain about the problem. According to one user, that’s because the issue has nothing to do with buggy software, but rather the way in which the handset has been put together.

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Samsung has paused its rollout of Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Galaxy S4 Active on AT&T. The South Korean company says that the update is “temporarily on hold” while it works with AT&T to look into potential improvements following reports of touchscreen failure.

Huawei Honor 3

Two days ago, Huawei officially unveiled its latest affordable mid-range Android smartphone, the Honor 3, which is one of the company’s most unique devices on the market. It features IP57 dust and waterproofing, with a touchscreen that is capable of recognizing wet fingertips. This handset is now available to purchase in China for ¥1,888 ($309).

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A pesky multitouch bug affecting the new Nexus 7 is no more, thanks to a new software update that is being rolled out by Google this week. There were concerns that the problem may have been related to hardware — given that it didn’t affect all Nexus 7 tablets — but the “JSS15J” release that’s being issued over-the-air promises to eliminate it.

It also addresses an issue with GPS sensitivity, too.

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Flip phones like the incredibly successful Motorola RAZR were once some of the hottest handsets you could own, but that all changed when the iPhone kicked off the touchscreen smartphone craze back into 2007. A new report claims Samsung is looking to combine the two for an Android-powered flip phone called the Galaxy Folder.

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