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 Samsung has sent out invitation to the Galaxy Note 8 launch event with a tagline: " Do bigger things"

Galaxy Note 8 teased ahead of launch

Samsung has confirmed to release its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, on August 23.

Apart from the OS, the Android SDK, tools and Android Emulator will also be getting updates for compatibility with the new OS.

Google rolls out the final Android O developer preview

The latest Android O developer build brings in a lot of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Other major changes in the design will be a dual camera setup that features a vertical alignment, a new L-shaped battery which could be supplied by LG and a redesigned stereo speakers system.

iPhone 8 'final' design reveals large power button, reduced bezels

The iPhone 8 will boast a bigger 5.8-inch display with extremely thin bezels and a larger power button that can incorporate the TouchID.

 The iPad Pro 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch models feature a Retina display with 2732x2048 pixels / 264ppi, oleophobic coating.

Apple iPad Pro 2017 review: Putting conventional laptops to rest

Apple announced the Apple iPad Pro, the next upgrade to their tablet hardware, at the WWDC in June.

If the report turns out to be true, then Xiaomi’s alleged new smartphone series will not only pose a challenge to similar offerings from OPPO and Vivo but also to established offline players like Samsung and HTC in markets like India. (Source: KKJ.CN)

Xiaomi to possibly launch a new smartphone series

The new series will reportedly compete with the likes of Oppo and Vivo for focussing on offline market-centric smartphones.

Gadgets

The actual smart module can now be clipped on to any sunglass or a pair of spectacles, thus making any eyewear smart.

Alphabet X announces Google Glass Enterprise Edition

The updates iteration of 2013’s mystical gadget is now aimed solely at enterprise users for increasing work efficiency.

The watch will carry a SIM card inside it, which can be removed and reinserted whenever the user wants

Cedar Telelinks launches Watch2Pay smartwatches in India

The new facility is expected to provide commuters with a more convenient and faster access to the Delhi Metro network.

The new band comes in three colours and will be exclusively available on Amazon.in starting July 21 midnight.

Honor Band 3 launched in India for Rs 2,799

The Honor Band 3 is also the first device of its kind to feature 50metre water resistance and 30 days battery life on a single charge.

We particularly like the Lamborghini-style vents at the bottom and the Batmobile-styled mouse button contours.

ASUS Espada GT200 review: A gaming mouse on a budget

The Esapda GT200 is an appreciable gaming mouse with great build for a lot less money.

In Other news

Tinker Board is a single-board computer (SBC), which makes it a foundation for makers, hobbyists, educators, and electronic DIY enthusiasts to develop and build low-cost computers.

ASUS launches Tinker Board in India

ASUS Tinker Board offers multimedia support, IoT connectivity, enhanced DIY design and compatibility with a range of SBC chassis.

With a high growth potential in India, the company hopes to become the bridge between Hollywood and Bollywood. It is a platform for artists that are unable to display their talent beyond their own cities and towns, to expand their reach, not only to audiences across India, but across the world.

Live.me launches its Hindi live broadcasting app

Cheetah Mobile, the mobile utility and content app developer, is launching a localized Hindi version of its live broadcasting app Live.me.

Basic features of Spotify are free and supported by advertising while paying subscribers enjoy unlimited listening and other premium features.

Spotify, Warner hope to clinch royalty deal by September

The parties are positive a deal could be signed by September.

 An official statement for Kylie Jenner is not available as of yet, and nude photos showing the American star are yet to be posted online.

Could the Fappening be happening again?

While at this juncture it is not yet known how exactly her account was compromised.