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Amazon Echo could go on sale in India in October for ₹12,000

Amazon is set to launch its Alexa-connected speaker in India during the festival season.

We’ve heard numerous reports about the Amazon Echo debuting in India later this year, and it looks like the retailer has settled on a launch window. Citing a source, FactorDaily states that the Echo and Echo Dot will be launching in India during Diwali season, which falls on October 18 this year.

The Amazon Echo is likely to be priced at ₹11,000  [Read More…]

Wearable payment stickers by VISA could soon be a thing

Back in March, we told you VISA was testing a new way of making payments with a pair of NFC-enabled sunglasses. Well in its latest effort to eliminate passwords, VISA is now experimenting with another form of payment. This time it involves a payment sticker, one which is placed on the user’s exposed skin (in […]

Samsung could be sticking with the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for the Galaxy S9

Ugh. I’ve made no secret of my love for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, but the one thing that holds it back from truly being great is the fingerprint scanner. Some, including myself, have been saying for a while now that all phones are great and choosing your next phone comes down to finding the […]

Essential Phone could finally be close to shipping

Despite the estimated date of shipping having come and gone, the Essential Phone could soon be ready to ship after all. Andy Ruben publicly informed those who pre-ordered the device that the delay was due to certification of the device with carriers. It seems that this delay may have finally been sorted as a new […]

Android 7.1 could soon be coming to the Samsung Galaxy S8

According to a Vodafone software update roadmap, it appears the carrier is testing Android 7.1 for the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Vodafone Australia list the Android 7.1 update as submitted suggesting that it is currently being tested. If one carrier is testing it, chances are multiple carriers are and is only a matter of time […]

New rumor says Samsung Pay could be heading to non-Samsung phones

Samsung is looking to vastly expand the availability of Samsung Pay.

Samsung Pay is limited to the company’s flagship devices and select mid-range models, but that may not be the case for much longer. According to Gadgets 360, Samsung held “internal talks within the company and with OEMs” to bring Samsung Pay to non-Samsung devices.

The key difference between Samsung Pay and Android Pay is that the former supports both NFC and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission).  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition could offer 6GB of RAM and 256GB storage

The Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition will be limited to Asia.

If a recent rumor out of Weibo is to be believed, Samsung will launch a special edition of the Galaxy Note 8 in its home market. Dubbed the Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition, the phone will feature 6GB of RAM and 256GB storage. Samsung is set to launch the special edition alongside the standard model, which is expected to feature 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage.

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U.S. Department of Labor investigation into Google gender pay gap could change Silicon Valley

Android’s maker has been ordered to hand over 8,000 employees’ contact info for failing to adhere to equal pay laws.

It’s been a few days since a judge ruled that Google had to hand over 8,000 of its employees’ contact information to the U.S. Department of Labor, but the reason for it remains a prescient matter — and one worth studying up on before heading into the weekend.

Android’s maker is currently under investigation for allegedly failing  [Read More…]

Nexus in 2017: How Google could revamp the brand for a new purpose

Strap in: It’s time for some wild speculation.

It’s been almost a year since we first learned that Google’s Nexus brand would be going away, replaced at the high end by Pixel, as the company ramped up its new hardware division.

But rumors continue to swirl around Google’s future plans for Project Fi and Android One. The former needs something to replace the aging Nexus 5X and 6P, and I’m not convinced a single Motorola phone is  [Read More…]

Could Bixby Voice be coming to US next week?

We’ve all heard the story of Bixby voice not being ready for the prime time when the Galaxy S8 was launched. Samsung have been working hard on getting the virtual assistant ready and even opened up a private beta for a limited number of US owners. Despite this, a release date of when we could […]