Huawei reportedly wanted to steal Apple Watch’s heart sensor

A report claims that Huawei had approached the vendor for Apple’s heart sensors for a contract, but asked many, many detailed questons.

HTC uses iPhone 6 components in U12+ event teaser for a cheeky purpose

People have noticed that parts from the iPhone 6 and other phones were featured in a teaser image for HTC’s next big phone. The company says that’s exactly the point it wants to make.

Mark Zuckerberg, deleted Facebook Messenger conversations and an “Unsend” controversy

Several sources say the Facebook CEO’s messages have been deleted from the app. This prompts the company to go public with a new feature, but it misses a huge point.

Class action lawsuit filed for iPhone 7 slowdown, Apple’s battery strategy

Apple is slowing down the performance of older iPhones as far back as the iPhone 6 for the sake of “prolonging” usability, but these people don’t see it that way.

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature: Apple defends performance reductions on old iPhones

Apple has quickly reacted to iPhone slowdown accusations, admitting it intentionally put a cap on the 6, 6s, SE and 7 performance to “prolong their life.”

Software update completely shuts out BLU Life One X2 owners from their phones

Software updates are usually a reason of joy for users of low-cost phones like the BLU Life One X2, but not when they add random passwords at boot time.

OnePlus goes too far collecting private user data without proper warning

It’s not unusual for tech companies to track device usage patterns and online activities, but OnePlus arguably collects a little too much info.

Consumer Reports retracts recommendations for Microsoft Surface notebooks

The Surface Laptop and Surface Book will both drop CR’s recommended ratings while the Surface Pro is currently not on track to get one.

Vic Gundotra has a point about Android cameras falling behind iPhones’

Gundotra, once leading social relations for Android, says that Android’s software platform keep photo capabilities behind iOS.

OnePlus 5 users go ballistic over unwanted push notification, company carries on

The latest in a seemingly endless string of OnePlus 5 scandals involves an unwelcomed push invite for existing owners to a survey and OP5 giveaway.