Samsung Galaxy S9 to feature 3D emojis, stereo speakers

Reports have emerged that Samsung Galaxy S9 will be featuring 3D emojis as well as stereo speakers. Previous reports have claimed that Samsung is working on enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s Face ID feature. The latest report now claims that Galaxy S9 may also come with a 3D emojis. According to ETNews, Galaxy S9 will be unveiled with iPhone X’s Animoji-like feature which will mimic a user’s facial expressions. According to the report, the Galaxy S9 will also feature dual stereo speakers on the top and bottom. Samsung is not the first company to borrow the Animoji-like …

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Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update starts rolling out

Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update has started rolling out with several users confirming on social media platforms that they have started receiving notifications about the update. Android 8.1 Oreo update for Nokia 8 has been rolled out just weeks after HMD Global released a beta test programme for the flagship handset that was running Android 8.0 Oreo until now and recently received the February Android security patch. The rollout of the latest update was also confirmed by company’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas. “We are rolling out Android Oreo 8.1 on Nokia 8! Get the sweetest Android to date,” …

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Apple Music student membership coming to 80+ new markets

Apple Music student membership is being launched in 80+ new markets by the end of the month, the iPhone maker has announced. According to Apple the Apple Music student membership is being made available in 82 additional markets by February 26 of which 79 are already live now. The expansion brings student memberships to nearly all the markets Apple Music is available in. The student memberships are verified by UNiDAYS, a student verification technology provider. Students will have to be enrolled in an eligible college or university. The plan will be valid for up to four years, with the option …

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Top 5 Bitcoin wallets for Android in 2018

Increase in awareness about cryptocurrencies including bitcoin has led a number of new users into the crypto game and while many of you would be using desktop based clients to store your bitcoin, mobile wallets are a great option that enable you to keep a few coins while you are on the go. If we look at bitcoin wallets for Android, there are quite a few choices available. More often than not, a Bitcoin holder has at least 2 wallets on his or her mobile device. The headache for wallet choice is more of which of the many is more …

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Street Fighter IV Champion Edition to arrive on Android soon

Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition will be arriving on Android sometime later this month as a free download. The initial download will include one playable character (Ryu) and three AI controlled characters (Chun-Li, Guile, Zangief). Players may unlock the full game for a one time in-app purchase of $4.99. Take control of 32 world warriors and test your mettle against players from around the world. Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition perfects the winning gameplay formula by offering the most exciting fighting game on mobile. Long time Street Fighter fans can jump into the action and have an instant familiarity with …

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Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza lands in Pokémon GO

The Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza which first appeared in Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire has landed in Pokémon GO. The introduction of Rayquaza in Pokémon GO was announced through a press release. Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company say that from February 9 until March 16, Trainers will be able to discover and catch the Sky High Pokémon in Raid Battles around the world. The Pokémon brand is celebrating the year of Legendary Pokémon in 2018 and the introduction of Rayquaza to Pokémon GO is a new addition to the many ways fans can engage with these powerful Pokémon. Rayquaza will be joined by several Dragon- …

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ – what we know so far about price, release and specifications

Samsung is going to show off its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones at a launch event at Mobile World Congress on February 25. Official announcement about Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones is pending but thanks to a number of leaks we have come to know a lot about the handsets’ prices, specifications, key features. The ‘Galaxy S9’ name has been confirmed by Samsung itself. With the iPhone X as their main competition in the smartphone market, the two upcoming handsets will have a lot riding on them. The Samsung Galaxy S9 price will be the highest yet for …

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Sony Xperia XZ2 likely to be shown off at MWC 2018

Sony Xperia XZ2 could be shown off at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 this year – a possibility that isn’t officially confirmed as the smartphone maker is yet to confirm it. Further even the name of the smartphone – Xperia XZ2 – hasn’t been confirmed by Sony. It is only through a tweet by an Irish telecom company that we got some glimpse of what’s going on with the handset. Unsurprisingly, the tweet has been deleted now, but some Reddit users posted screenshots of the same. In other Sony news, the company has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update …

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Amazon India now accepts payments for purchases via UPI

Amazon has started accepted the homegrown government-backed Unified Payment Interface (UPI) as a means for payment for purchases valuing Rs. 10,000 or less on its mobile app and mobile website. The feature is not available to purchases made via Amazon desktop website. Amazon India’s major competitors Flipkart and Paytm have already been offering UPI as a payment method on their e-commerce sites. Customers need to choose UPI as a payment method after adding their orders to the cart on the Amazon India mobile app or website. Once selected, the UPI ID needs to be verified from the UPI ID-linked mobile …

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Ex-Apple, Microsoft engineers launch ‘Owl’ to sell car security cameras

Owl – a company started by ex-Apple and Microsoft engineers – has announced launch of their dashboard-mounted video camera that can see the inside and outside of the car with the idea of car security. The gadget has its own Internet connection and sensors that let it capture video if the car suffers a break-in or fender bender while unoccupied. Owl has raised $18 million in venture capital from Khosla Ventures, Menlo Ventures and others. In an interview with Reuters, CEO Andy Hodge, part of the original team behind the Apple iPod, said that Internet-connected security cameras for the home, such as …

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