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Some Android O apps will display incoming emoji, even if your device doesn’t support them yet – The Verge

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Android users will no longer be able to blame emoji for misunderstood texts. Developers working on updating their apps for the upcoming Android O release can now build in support for “emoji compatibility,” which will prevent emoji from showing up as blank boxes when a user isn’t running the most current version of Android with updated characters. They’ll instead display the emoji through the support library. Google published a piece…

Apple is at risk of falling out of the top 5 smartphone vendors in China – CNBC

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Nokia 5 review: A great-looking Android smartphone that’s tantalisingly cheap – The Independent

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Nokia’s first Android smartphones are on their way. The entry-level model, the Nokia 3, is on sale now for £119.99. The next step-up is the Nokia 5, which goes on sale on 16 August. The Nokia 6 is the highest-specced of the three first handsets and is on sale on 2 August for £219.99. I saw all three back in February and for me, the Nokia 5, at £179.99, is…

Nokia 5 review: A great-looking Android smartphone that’s tantalisingly cheap – The Independent

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Nokia’s first Android smartphones are on their way. The entry-level model, the Nokia 3, is on sale now for £119.99. The next step-up is the Nokia 5, which goes on sale on 16 August. The Nokia 6 is the highest-specced of the three first handsets and is on sale on 2 August for £219.99. I saw all three back in February and for me, the Nokia 5, at £179.99, is…

UBS sees massive pent-up demand for the upcoming iPhone 8 – CNBC

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Google releases the final Android O developer preview – TechCrunch

Monday, July 24, 2017

Google today launched the fourth and final developer preview of Android O, the latest version of its mobile operating system. As expected, there are no major changes in this release and, according to Google, the launch of Android O remains on track for later this summer. There’s still some time left before the official end of the summer (that’s September 22, in case you wondered), but given that Android Nougat…

We’ll have a pretty good idea of when the iPhone 8 launches after next week – Business Insider

Monday, July 24, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook.Getty Apple is expected to launch a redesigned and desirable version of the iPhone this fall, and some analysts hope that a sales “supercycle” it could spur would turn Apple into the first public company worth $1 trillion. One question is when the “iPhone 8” or “iPhone Pro” would go on sale. New iPhones typically go on sale in September, which means that a few days get…

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s Biggest Changes Revealed – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…  Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into Apple ’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new chassis of this radically redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone. And yes, the dreaded ‘Plan…

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s Biggest Changes Revealed – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…  Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into ’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new chassis of this radically redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone. And yes, the dreaded ‘Plan B’…

Apple’s biggest announcement since 2007? All eyes on ‘iPhone 8’ – Fox News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Expectations are so high for the upcoming high-end iPhone that it is being heralded as a milestone in iPhone history. In an investor note, investment bank Morgan Stanley described it as “[t]he most meaningful feature and technology upgrades in iPhone’s history.”   Some of these watershed technologies include “OLED displays, wireless charging, and 3D sensors for AR,” Morgan Stanley added, referring to Apple’s first adoption of an organic…

New iPhone 8 ‘final design’ render seemingly reveals further details – TrustedReviews

Monday, July 24, 2017

Last week we got a look at what was claimed to be the final design for the upcoming iPhone 8, and now that same source has provided us with what it claims is an updated look at the phone. The previous report came courtesy of Forbes contributor Gordon Kelly, who published a new series of iPhone 8 renders in partnership with high-end Apple accessory maker Nodus. The images were said…

Rival Mobile Makers Reduce Chip Orders in Anticipation of ‘iPhone 8’ Debut – Mac Rumors

Monday, July 24, 2017

Mobile chip suppliers in Apple’s supply chain are reportedly seeing a drop in orders from rival handset makers as other companies adopt a “wait-and-see” approach in anticipation of what the “iPhone 8” might bring, according to a new report on Monday (via DigiTimes). While chip makers saw Apple’s orders pick up last month, demand from non-Apple customers has been slow, according to sources at backend houses, which don’t expect orders…

Google’s Brilliant iPhone App Sucks On Android – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

Google’s simple yet impressive iOS app, Motion Stills, is finally available for Android users, but it’s a very different beast from the original version. Google Previously an iOS exclusive, Google’s Motion Stills is now available for Android. Designed specifically to work with Apple’s Live Photos, Motion Stills for iOS works with the short motion sequences automatically captured alongside each photo taken with the default iOS camera app. It then applies…

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s Biggest Changes Revealed – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…  Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into Apple ’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new chassis of this radically redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone. And yes, the dreaded ‘Plan…

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s Biggest Changes Revealed – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…  Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into Apple ’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new chassis of this radically redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone. And yes, the dreaded ‘Plan…

Google is having trouble pushing its Facebook-like newsfeed to … – Recode

Monday, July 24, 2017

Google released a personalized news feed for phones this week, showing a stream of content based on people’s location, search histories and topics they’ve selected to follow. It’s a significant new update that represents a very different tack for Google. The feed is designed to make the user aware they’re on Google, and to proactively give them information without them explicitly seeking it. Traditionally search has served users information only…

Google is having trouble pushing its Facebook-like newsfeed to Android devices – Recode

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Google released a personalized news feed for phones this week, showing a stream of content based on people’s location, search histories and topics they’ve selected to follow. It’s a significant new update that represents a very different tack for Google. The feed is designed to make the user aware they’re on Google, and to proactively give them information without them explicitly seeking it. Traditionally search has served users information only…

Apple sued by State Farm over alleged iPhone fire – CNET – CNET

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image Did Xai Thao buy a defective iPhone 4S? A lawsuit alleges that was the case. Josh Miller/CNET Exploding phones were all the rage after Samsung’s Note 7 debacle last year. But Samsung is hardly alone among phone makers that have seen, at one time or another, devices of their making experience a flaming…

Google’s Brilliant iPhone App Sucks On Android – Forbes

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Google’s simple yet impressive iOS app, Motion Stills, is finally available for Android users, but it’s a very different beast from the original version. Google Previously an iOS exclusive, Google’s Motion Stills is now available for Android. Designed specifically to work with Apple’s Live Photos, Motion Stills for iOS works with the short motion sequences automatically captured alongside each photo taken with the default iOS camera app. It then applies…

Google’s Brilliant iPhone App Sucks On Android – Forbes

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Google’s simple yet impressive iOS app, Motion Stills, is finally available for Android users, but it’s a very different beast from the original version. Google Previously an iOS exclusive, Google’s Motion Stills is now available for Android. Designed specifically to work with Apple’s Live Photos, Motion Stills for iOS works with the short motion sequences automatically captured alongside each photo taken with the default iOS camera app. It then applies…