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Google might be building its own Nexus Smartwatch

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It seems that things in the Android Wear smartwatch world have slowed down a bit lately but this week, reports have begun circulating suggesting that Google is currently working on two of its own smartwatches, set to launch under the Nexus brand. This isn’t the first time that we have …

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Apple might finally get rid of the 16GB iPhone

These days, most Android flagship handsets launch with 32GB of internal memory as standard. However, Apple has been a little slower to adopt this trend with iOS but that could change this year as current rumours indicate that the iPhone 7 won’t have a 16GB version, instead the base model …

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Leaked image shows off Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in full

We have been hearing more and more about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recently, from the name, to the release date, to the internal specifications and now, we also know exactly what the phablet will look like thanks to an image posted online recently. Last month, EVLeaks/Evan Blass tweeted out …

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Apple might also be acquiring Tidal

It has been almost a year since Apple first launched Apple Music, which was first put in the works after the company acquired Dr Dre’s Beats for $3 billion. Now, Apple is setting its sights on Tidal, the high-fidelity music streaming service that has been spear-headed by Jay Z since he …

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Google has officially named Android N

Following on from earlier news that Android N is nearing its final release, Google has officially settled on a final name for its latest OS. After fielding some suggestions from the public, Google has decided that the next version of Android should be known as Android Nougat. Google first announced …

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More info on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 appears online

We have been hearing quite a bit about Samsung’s 2016 Galaxy Note device recently and this week, more information popped up online. This time around, we got confirmation that Samsung will be skipping the Galaxy Note 6 and jumping straight to the Galaxy Note 7 in order to get the …

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New report points to Google making its own smartphone

We have been hearing for a while that Google is working on ways to take back control of Android and take on Apple in a more direct way, with previous rumours even pointing towards Google making its own processors. This year, we may see Google take its biggest step to taking …

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Apple is discontinuing its Cinema Display

For years, Apple has been offering up a 2560×1440 Thunderbolt Cinema Display in its store and while it is still around for now, the company is discontinuing it this year, meaning once current stock sells out, there won’t be any more on the way. Apple has been selling a cinema …

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Samsung said to announce Galaxy Note 7 early August

We have been hearing about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for a while now. At this point we have heard quite a bit about release plans and even the device’s specifications but now we also know when Samsung is planning to announce it, with sources pointing towards a 2nd of …

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It looks like Android N is nearing release

Google has gone ahead and pushed out the fourth Android N developer preview this week, which means we should be nearing a public release for the still yet to be named OS update. The fourth developer preview update adds in some finalised APIs and the final SDK for developers, there …

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iOS 10 will finally let you delete stock iPhone apps

Over the years, Apple has heavily expanded the amount of first-party apps it forces on to iOS devices and while iPhone and iPad users have been asking for a way to remove unwanted apps for years, Apple’s usual response has been ‘no’. However, that changes this year with iOS 10 …

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OnePlus 3 is the first to launch invite-free

Following on from many, many leaks, OnePlus officially announce the OnePlus 3 smartphone today. Previously OnePlus has launched new handsets with an invite system designed to help control stock and demand but that won’t be the case this year as the OnePlus 3 will be available to purchase directly with …

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Apple is ditching OS X, will move on to macOS

After 15 years of using the OS X name for its desktop operating system, Apple is putting the older name to rest and moving on to macOS, the company announced today at the World Wide Developers Conference. The first version of macOS will be known as ‘macOS Sierra’ and will …

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Apple reportedly bringing iMessage to Android

Apple made its first step into the Android app world with Apple Music last year, bringing its new Spotify competitor to the rival mobile platform. Now, it looks like Apple might be expanding even more of its services to Android, as reports this week are saying that iMessage may end …

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 details leak out

It looks like we may already have an idea of what to expect from Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Pro 5 tablet as new information came to light this week, pointing out some specifications for the upcoming Windows tablet. Upgrades coming include an Ultra HD display, a new Intel Kaby Lake CPU and …

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Apple might be re-branding OS X this year

For many years, Mac buyers have been used to the name ‘OS X’ but this year, it looks like Apple might be planning to change things up a bit with a re-brand for its desktop operating system for the first time in 17 years. The future re-brand was first spotted …

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Samsung’s flexible smartphone once again tipped for 2017

Samsung has been demoing its flexible screen technology for a while now but it looks like the company may finally be gearing up to a flexible smartphone release some time in 2017. We have previously heard rumours that the first flexible smartphone from Samsung will arrive next year but now …

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