Right before the OnePlus 6 launched, there were reports of the next flagship handset from OnePlus making its way to the retail stores of a carrier in the United States. However, that did not happen as the OnePlus 6 continues to be sold unlocked in the United States without any carrier backing.
Samsung’s latest Note, the Galaxy Note 9, is all set to go on sale in most parts of the world from next week. While the Note 9 might seem an iterative upgrade over the Note 8 and shares the same internals as the Galaxy S9+, Samsung has made a few key improvements that make it an interesting device to own.
Samsung’s latest and biggest Note, the Galaxy Note 9, will go on sale in most parts of the world from next week. The handset is an iterative upgrade over the Note 8 featuring an improved dual-camera setup, better performance and storage, and improved battery life and S-Pen. And just like the previous Note and Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S lineup, the Note 9 is also IP68 certified.
Following the moderate successes of the Amazon Echo Show and Echo Spot, Google’s ambitions in the smart display segment are well documented. The company teamed up with multiple manufacturers back in January to bring smart displays to the market. Companies like Lenovo, LG, JBL, and Sony are on board as of now.
Google is reportedly looking to set up a flagship retail store in Chicago’s flagship Fulton Market district. The company is on the verge of finalizing a lease for 14,000 sq. feet of retail space on the first and second floor of multiple connected two-story brick buildings between 845 and 853W in Randolph Street.
WhatsApp has entered into a partnership with Google that will ensure all WhatsApp chat backups are not counted against Google Drive storage quota. With WhatsApp soaring in popularity in many parts of the world, the chat backup size has also increased exponentially for many users especially when one starts backing up their media files to Drive as well.
After Google launched Android 9.0 Pie to its lineup of devices, Android manufacturers are starting to unveil which of their own handsets will be getting the new software as well.
As smartphone companies like Google and Apple try to put a bigger focus on health and fitness, of course it makes sense that Google would try to incorporate artificial intelligence into that effort.
Earlier this week, HTC officially confirmed which of its devices it plans on upgrading to Android 9.0 Pie, and now Motorola has done the same.