Sony is planning to kill its ‘premium standard’ models of Xperia smartphones, according to XperiaBlog. According the slides obtained by the publication, Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact smartphones that were launched last year will not get successors.
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It looks like this year we will see Tesla on Indian roads this summer. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted that potential India launch while responding to a Twitter question.
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Xiaomi has set new targets for 2017. The Chinese smartphone maker has revealed that it is targeting more than 100 billion yuan ($14.5 billion) in revenue in 2017. Xiaomi Chief Executive Lei Jun said “the worst is over” and touted 2016 as a “make-up year”.
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Apple is said to be working on three new iPads that will be released later this year. The latest bit of news comes from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Apple is said to release another iPad with 10-10.5 inch bezel less display along with the 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2 and 9.7-inch iPad. Continue reading “Apple is said to be working on three iPads for 2017”
It looks like HMD Global has big plans for 2017 with Nokia phones. We have already seen reports about Nokia D1C and E1 Android smartphones. Now, presentation slide from one of the Malaysian distributor, named ‘Avaxx’, suggests HMD Global is expected to release a total of six to seven Nokia Android smartphones before the end of 2017.
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Lenovo will launch Chrome OS version of Yoga Book next year, according to a latest report from Laptop Mag. Lenovo’s Android and Chrome Computing Business Group president and VP Jeff Meredith confirmed that the company will release the Chrome OS version of Yoga Book in 2017.
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Google has announced that is is discontinuing support for Gingerbread and Honeycomb in Google Play services. Version 10.0.0 of the Google Play services client libraries, as well as the Firebase client libraries for Android, will be the last version of these libraries that support Android API level 9 (Android 2.3, Gingerbread).
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The Unicode Consortium has today proposed a shortlist of 51 emojis for acceptance in Unicode 10. New emojis include a giraffe, dinosaur, T-Rex , vampire, zombies, bearded man, soda/milkshake, breastfeeding, a “shhh” face, pie, starry-eyed face, woman in hijab and zebra.
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Google today announced that it will open a new India Cloud Region in Mumbai by 2017. The India cloud region is aimed at offering Google Cloud Platform services to Indian developers and enterprise customers. Continue reading “Google to open India Cloud Region in Mumbai, to go live by 2017”
New information about design of iPhone model for next year has surfaced. According to a new report from Nikkei, Apple plans to go with glass design for at least one iPhone model in 2017.
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Land Rover is getting into the smartphone game. The British maker is teaming up with Bullitt Group to develop smartphone and accessories that will be announced in early 2017. Continue reading “Land Rover to launch smartphone and accessories in early 2017”
Apple is said to give the iPhone design a major overhaul according to a new report by KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo. The company is said to chuck the aluminium casing for next year’s iPhone.
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Last year, Microsoft was said to be working on a Surface Phone that was expected to be launched in the second half of 2016. Now, a new report is claiming that the company is pushing the timeframe for releasing the phone to 2017. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Phone with three variants may come in 2017”
Apple is looking forward to introduce OLED displays on iPhones next year according to a new report from Nikkei via (9to5Mac). The latest report comes months after it was reported that Apple might bring OLED displays to iPhone in 2018. Hence it looks like the company has decided to make the shift to OLED a year earlier.
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