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Nougat surpasses KitKat to become third most popular version of Android

One year ago   |   By MobileSyrup

While most of the world was watching Apple unveil its new lineup of iPhones yesterday, Google quietly updated its developer dashboard with the latest Android distribution numbers. Compared to past months , the Android landscape didn't change too much in September. Between 7.0 and 7.1, Nougat's total share of Android increased a modest 2.3 percentage points. All other versions of Google's operating system saw their percentage of the total Android pie decline. Of all the past versions of Android, KitKat witnessed the most precipitous drop. Following a 0.9 percentage point decline, Google...
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U.S. wireless carriers dial back discounts on new iPhones

U.S. wireless carriers dial back discounts on new iPhones

One year ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. consumers who want Apple Inc's newest iPhones, including its most expensive model yet, the iPhone X, may find fewer deals as wireless carriers are less willing to offer subsidies on devices in a saturated market.
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Mingis on Tech: For the new iPhones, 'X' marks the spot

One year ago   |   By Computerworld

Well, that was both enticing and disappointing - enticing because the upcoming iPhone X is just about everything the rumor mongers said it would be, disappointing because no one will get their hands on one until November. In case you were under a rock Tuesday, Apple unveiled its iPhones as expected, rolled out the new Apple Watch Series 3, announced that iOS 11 will be available Sept. 19 and even threw in a 4K-capable Apple TV for good measure. To read this article in full or to leave a comment,
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What is Apple's Portrait Lighting and how does it work on iPhone?

What is Apple's Portrait Lighting and how does it work on iPhone?

One year ago   |   By Pocket-lint

One way Apple differentiates its latest, premium iPhones over other models is by giving them exclusive features.This year, Apple has come up with a new camera feature known as Portrait Lighting. It's supposed make it easier for you to take photographs...
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'It's a game changer': the new iPhone has marketers bullish on augmented reality

'It's a game changer': the new iPhone has marketers bullish on augmented reality

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Marketers are bullish on augmented reality, with both Apple and Google embracing it.
Lowe's, Ikea and Cambria are a few brands already toying with their own apps.
Brands expect AR to take off because it has a lower barrier to entry and can be scaled easily.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is not the only one that's bullish on augmented reality. Marketers are suddenly dreaming big about AR.
Apple is all set to roll out iOS 11 next week, which among other things , will enable the iPhone's camera to integrate graphics into the real world. And several major brands, including Lowe's, Ikea and Cambria will...
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Pornhub stats reveal Apple fans went nuts for the iPhone X

Pornhub stats reveal Apple fans went nuts for the iPhone X

One year ago   |   By The Next Web

Apple fans sure love a decent piece of hardware - or so does Pornhub traffic stats suggest. So much so, it turns out a significant chunk of people were more excited to tune it to yesterday's iPhone reveal event than to browse smut flicks. The porn heavyweight reports it saw a massive drop in traffic during the annual Apple keynote, which introduced the long-desired iPhone X. While the decline was most noticeable in the US, the same tendency unfolded worldwide. According to stats TNW obtained from Pornhub, the site saw a seven-percent decrease in traffic on American soil at 1PM ET...
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Apple might be right to undersell augmented reality

Apple might be right to undersell augmented reality

One year ago   |   By The Verge

One of Apple's most interesting new mobile updates is an augmented reality toolkit called ARKit, which will show up on iPhones and iPads next week with iOS 11. Even before the official release, developers have used ARKit to realize some pretty clever ideas . But yesterday, ARKit felt like a minor sideshow to the big news of the day. Where Apple was effusive about augmented reality earlier this year at WWDC - and competitors Google and Facebook have steadily stressed it as a sea change in human-computer interaction - yesterday's event made it feel like an extra perk. Writer and VR / AR...
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Hands-on with the new $999 Apple iPhone X

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple usually releases one new phone model a year - this year they released two . The iPhone got its annual incremental upgrade with the iPhone 8, while Apple also debuted the new premium iPhone X. Here's what it's like in person .
The iPhone X will go on sale on November 3, with models starting at $999.
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Meizu Zero is the first phone with no buttons or ports

Meizu Zero is the first phone with no buttons or ports

The Meizu Zero has just been announced and it takes a different approach to other smartphones, as this has no buttons and no ports. Made with a ceramic unibody, the Meizu Zero... Read more ...

Listen in style with $60 off the Marshall Stockwell Bluetooth speaker

Listen in style with $60 off the Marshall Stockwell Bluetooth speaker

The Stockwell has been around for a while, but this is the most affordable it has ever been. The Marshall Stockwell portable Bluetooth speaker is down to $99.99 on Amazon. This... Read more ...

The discounted Eufy RoboVac 30C vacuum includes a free Genie Smart Speaker

The discounted Eufy RoboVac 30C vacuum includes a free Genie Smart Speaker

Take her for a spin. Amazon has this Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 30C Robot Vacuum on sale. The price dropped from $299.99 to $239.99. This deal brings the new vacuum down to its... Read more ...

Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

Wireless charging has been around for a good while now, but it's only in the last couple of years that it's started to take off. More and more manufacturers have been getting... Read more ...

Don't want a true Surface Go Type Cover? Check out these great alternatives

Don't want a true Surface Go Type Cover? Check out these great alternatives

Here at Windows Central we've tested and reviewed a ton of laptops and tablets, including Microsoft's Surface Go, and we're comfortable recommending accessories for the stellar... Read more ...

Are we finally getting used to notches?

Are we finally getting used to notches?

Looks like the growing pains are fading away. Following the iPhone X's release in 2017, almost every Android OEM was in a rush to put a notch on their own phones. This was a... Read more ...

Huawei P30 to go all-in on OLED, P30 Pro will feature periscope optical zoom...

Huawei P30 to go all-in on OLED, P30 Pro will feature periscope optical zoom camera

Reports from people using engineering samples suggest that the Huawei P30 will feature a redesigned front. For starters, both phones will use OLED displays now, instead of... Read more ...

Repair your gear with this 22-in-1 screwdriver set at a new low price

Repair your gear with this 22-in-1 screwdriver set at a new low price

Magnetic tip to keep track of the bits. The M.Way 22-in-1 screwdriver tool set and mini repair kit has dropped to $9.49 with code CO7TIUID on Amazon. The kit is selling for $19... Read more ...

Motorola Moto Z3 officially receives Android 9 Pie update: theoretically...

Motorola Moto Z3 officially receives Android 9 Pie update: theoretically supports 5G network

The first Motorola smartphone to receive the Android 9 Pie system update is Motorola One Power. Since November last year, Motorola has launched the Android 9 Pie update for its... Read more ...

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy M20 early review heaps praises on the battery life

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy M20 early review heaps praises on the battery life

We have been reporting about the impending launch of the Samsung Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, and the Galaxy M30 later this month at an event in India. The smartphones are expected... Read more ...