Apple announces replacement program from Apple Watch Series 2 and 3 units with aluminium bodies

Apple has announced an extended replacement program for Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 3 models with an aluminium casing. According to Apple’s support page on the issue, “in very rare instances”, aluminium models of the above Watches can develop cracks around on the curved edges of the glass, which can extend to all around the screen. The program extends to three years from date of purchase or one year from the start of the program. Affected devices can be brought into an Apple Store, to a certified professional, or you can contact Apple Support online. If the device is eligible, Apple will replace the screen or Watch for free as needed. The program is valid for three years since …

Google’s Back to School deals include $300 off the Pixel 3, 41% off the Home Mini

The summer is coming to a close and the kids, if not already starting a new school year, are preparing for it. And it isn’t too late for some back-to-school sales. Google, for example, is running such a sale on a number of its devices, starting with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Google is taking $300 off the price of each phone through September 28th. That means that you can snag the unlocked Pixel 3 with 64GB of storage for $499, or the 128GB model for $599. With financing, you’ll be making 24 monthly payments of $20.79 or $24.96, respectively. Color options are Just Black, Clearly White and … Read more: phonearena.com

Watch the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro announcement live here

Realme is releasing its newest smartphones, complete with its first ever quad-camera setups. The Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro are getting unveiled in New Delhi, but you can enjoy the show from the comfort of your home or office thanks to the official live stream. Starting at 7PM UTC, Madhav Sheth, Realme India CEO, will bring the two phones to the stage. Watch the whole thing live and make sure you stop by our comments section to share your impressions. And don’t forget to stop by our homepage once the event is over for the complete coverage of the new announcements, along with… Read more: gsmarena.com

Motorcyclist killed in I-25 crash in Thornton

THORNTON, Colo. — A motorcyclist was killed after a crash on Interstate 25 early Sunday morning, the Thornton Police Department said. The crash happened on northbound Interstate 25 near East 144th Avenue about 2:40 a.m. Police said the motorcyclist rear-ended a vehicle in the center lane of the interstate, lost control and crashed. The motorcyclist, a man whose name and age weren’t released, was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman passenger on the motorcycle was taken to a hospital in critical condition. A driver and passenger in the vehicle stayed at the scene. Neither one was injured, police said. Northbound Interstate 25 was closed for several hours for the investigation. It reopened after 6:30 a.m. Police said it’s not …

UK carriers will sell the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G

In a press release posted by Huawei today, the phone maker confirms three mobile operators in the United Kingdom will carry one of Huawei’s first 5G smartphones – the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G. Three, Sky Mobile, and Carphone Warehouse have all confirmed that they will be selling the Mate 20 X 5G “in the coming weeks”. Despite the United States’ ban on Huawei equipment, UK operators are still set on supporting Huawei devices. Seeing as Huawei already has a strong presence in this market, it is no surprise that the UK welcomes 5G devices from Huawei. In fact, all UK 5G operators depend on… Read more: gsmarena.com

Google reportedly talking with Dish about partnering up on Boost Mobile purchase

As you most likely know by now, the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint has three final hurdles to clear. One is approval from the California Public Utilties Commission, another is a lawsuit filed by 14 state attorneys general in an attempt to block the deal, and the third bar to clear is obtaining Justice Department approval. The trial might not start until October, which could delay the merger if the judge presiding over the case issues a temporary restraining order blocking the deal from closing until the trial ends. A decision by the California PUC could happen any day. And last … Read more: phonearena.com

Fitbit debuts Summer Sale, offers discounts on multiple smartwatches

Fitbit is running a sale on its US website, so if you’re looking for a smartwatch, now would be a good time to check out these deals. Although you won’t be saving that much, every wearable device included in the sale is getting at least a 15% discount.Besides offering discounts on many of its wearable devices, Fitbit also announced that every customer who purchase anything from the website that’s worth at least $50, will get free 2-day shipping with code SPLASH. Fitbit’s summer sale will end on July 30, so there’s plenty of time to decide whether or not it’s worth getting a smartwatch … Read more: phonearena.com

Sono Motors Introduces The SION Solar Powered Car

The fantasy of having the capacity to drive to work in a solar-powered car is at last turning into a reality. Sono Motors simply uncovered the SION solar-powered electric car gives you the ability to travel up to 18 miles utilizing only energy from the sun. Best of all, the SION isn’t only for the whealthy, since it just costs 16,000 Euros (around $18,600) in addition to the cost of the battery, and it is pressed with unbelievable components like built-in moss filtration, bi-directional charging and integrated solar panels. Sono Motors Sion Solar Powered Car A year ago, Sono Motors, a German startup raised over $200,000 create the SION. Utilizing 300 photovoltaic panels, the SION can store enough energy from …