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The MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar reportedly made by Samsung, Apple testing OLED for future MacBook screens

Korea’s ETNews reports that the OLED Touch Bar found in the new MacBook Pros are made by Samsung, and that Apple is currently testing OLED panels for its main displays for future MacBooks. According to an industry , Apple installed Samsung Display’s OLED panel for touch screen bar for its new MacBook Pro. This panel is rigid-type OLED that is produced…

It’s official: Samsung halts all production of its Galaxy Note 7

After several reports of the original Galaxy Note 7’s catching fire, now the replacement models as well, Samsung has announced that it will cease all production of the device worldwide. Several reports (The Verge, Bloomberg, BBC) are now pointing to Samsung doing just that and thus ending the device’s life span. South Korean tech giant Samsung has…

Sharp may become the third OLED manufacturer for a future iPhone

Nikkei reports that Sharp will be creating OLED displays for smartphones ‘before 2018.’ Currently, Samsung and LG dominant the OLED display market being the two largest manufacturers of the display. While the 2016 ‘iPhone 7’ isn’t reported to have an OLED display, having a date of ‘before 2018’ gives hope as the iPhone is said to shift to OLED displays in…

Apple not allowed to sell used iPhones in India

According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple has been rejected the opportunity to sell used iPhones in India. The U.S. company’s application has been turned down, the official said, asking to not be identified, citing official policy Apple declined to comment. Apple planned to start selling used iPhones in the country to up its current 2% marketshare….

Apple plans to boost iPhone sales in India through used sales

To help boost sales in India, Apple is planning to begin selling used iPhones, however a lobbying group is trying to convince the Indian government to deny the request when it sees it (via Bloomberg). The lobbying group is made up of well known tech brands such as Samsung. “Why even consider allowing import of used phones when import of other used…

iPhone with 5.8-inch OLED display coming in 2017 or 2018

Obtained by The Motley Fool, Apple is currently working on a iPhone larger than the current 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus. At a massive 5.8-inch display, the new iPhone is said to launch “in 2018 or even earlier in 2017,” and will include an OLED display. Which brings it up to speed with other rumors stating that Apple will be moving over to an OLED display…