Samsung is back with the Galaxy Note 7, the sixth version of its flagship Galaxy Note handset. Wait—did Samsung forget how to count? The Note series skipped a number this year, apparently so that the Note 7 would look more like a sibling to the already-released Galaxy S7.
Rival Foxconn’s horror stories and its own controversial past should have been a wake up call for Pegatron, the Taiwanese electronics company manufacturing the iPhone 7. Instead, a recent report finds, workers in Pegatron’s Shanghai factory have been excessively overworked over the past year.
Garmin has a robust wearable lineup that includes activity trackers, smartwatches, and even an analog watch with activity features. Now it’s attempting to make a luxury smartwatch, and it’s not exactly cheap.
Xiaomi found success with the Redmi Note 3, and it’s not deviating too much with the new Note 4. Instead, this 5.5-inch phone refines its predecessor’s metal body design with chamfered edges for a more premium look, while incrementally improving its insides.
We’re just one month out from a new iPhone release, but news of next year’s model can’t seem to stop seeping out. According to Bloomberg, the 2017 iPhone will no longer contain the iconic home button Apple fans have grown accustomed to over the last decade.
This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Superstorm Sandy did a number on the New York City subway. When the hurricane hit in October 2012, rain and storm surge turned impermeable asphalt and concrete streets into rivers.