Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update With MIUI 8.5.4.0

August 14, 2017

Xiaomi has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to Redmi Note 4 users, including those in India. The update arrives via OTA, and not all users seem to have received it yet. The roll out seems to be in phases, and therefore not all users will get it immediately. Interestingly, the Android 7.0 Nougat update is not based on MIUI 9. Gadgets 360 can confirm that users in India are…

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Android O Name, Final Build Will Be Released on August 21: Reports

August 14, 2017

Just like this time last year, the next version of Android, Android O, is in its developer preview phase and the final build is set to release soon. Now, two reliable sources claim that the new Android version is going to be rolled out on August 21. While the tip claims that Google Pixel devices will get the Android O update on August 21, other compatible devices should also get it on the…

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WhatsApp Photo Filters Get Tested on Android App

August 14, 2017

WhatsApp has been adding many new features for users, especially related to media sharing. One of the most notable features includes photo filters that iPhone users have been playing with around since June. However, Android users are yet to receive this feature, and now it has been spotted in beta briefly, hinting at its imminent arrival. Android Police reports that the photo filter feature was spotted in WhatsApp Android beta version 2.17.297, but…

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Russia added to list of countries where Android Pay is available

Today Google announced Russia has become the 11th country where Android Pay is available for use. In their announcement, Google goes over all of the basics about Android Pay including things like how to use it with your device via NFC at a physical retailer or using the Android Pay button with online retailers. Like other countries, Android Pay also requires a participating bank for the source of funds and…

June 3, 2017
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LeEco layoffs affect 325 employees, pauses U.S. expansion amid financial crisis

It could be months before we see what’s next for LeEco. It might even be 2018 by the time we see anything new. With its cash spent and little revenue coming in, the company announced today its expansion in the United States is on hold indefinitely. Hundreds of employees have been laid off while the entire pipeline of products is frozen until financing for the future can be secured. The…

June 3, 2017
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Google’s Jamboard for group collaboration is now available for purchase

Google wants to help solve your collaboration issues, and they’re going to do with Jamboard, a gigantic whiteboard with a ton of cloud integration. It features a 55-inch screen that can be drawn and worked on, and its team-focused feature set makes it easy to sync things up for multiple people in a group. This device is much more than a large touchscreen tablet thanks to some customer hardware and cloud…

June 3, 2017
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Facebook doubles down on live video with two new features

Facebook Live has been an incredibly popular part of the social media website since it was introduced, and Facebook has seen increased user engagement from it, too. To keep that popularity growing, they’ve announced two brand new features explicitly focused on live video broadcasts and chats. First up is called Live Chat with friends, which does pretty much exactly what you’d expect it to do. On Facebook Live you can chat…

June 3, 2017
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[Deal] Amazon knocks $10 off the Echo Dot for a limited time

Today is the best day of the year for you to buy the Echo Dot from Amazon. The online retailer currently has its smaller in-home digital assistant available for $40, which is $10 less than the everyday price. It’s a discount we haven’t seen since Black Friday 2016. Like the Echo, the Echo Dot is always listening and ready to offer assistance through Alexa. The differences between the two come…

June 3, 2017
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Lenovo will “never phase out” its brand for phones despite Motorola’s comeback

Maintaining two brands in the same industry is tough. Lenovo, however, doesn’t seem to mind the challenge. It’ll continue selling phones with its own name while the Motorola brand makes a comeback. Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing spoke to Reuters about changes going on within the business. After becoming profitable again in March, the executive revealed there are no plans to stop selling Lenovo-branded mobile devices. They’ll exist alongside Motorola-branded mobile…

June 3, 2017
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Android co-founder Andy Rubin will introduce Essential’s first phone on May 30

The brain behind Android is about to introduce his first phone outside of Google. Following a hype-filled tweet from Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt, Android co-founder Andy Rubin has finally shared when we’ll get to see his new company’s phone. Both he and his company have confirmed Essential will launch its first phone on Tuesday, May 30.   Essential @essential Hi, welcome to our Twitter page. We’re here to let you know…

June 3, 2017
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