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Relive the Galaxy Note 7 NYC launch event in 4 minutes!

It’s like you were really there.

It was hard not to see all of the Galaxy Note 7 news yesterday, but if you happened to miss out on our awesome liveblog or coverage from the New York City event, you’re in luck! We have an awesome video that recaps the whole thing in just 4 minutes.

So what’s it like to cram into the historic Hammerstein Ballroom with thousands of people to watch Samsung do another one  [Read More…]

Watch Xiaomi launch the Redmi 3S in India right here

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi 3S — an upgraded variant of the Redmi 3 — in India. If you’re interested in what’s on offer with the phone, watch Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra share all the details via the livestream linked below.

It’s official: LG V20 will launch with Android 7.0 Nougat in September

LG talked about launching a successor to the V10 during its earnings release last week, and the company has now officially announced the V20. The phone will be making its debut in the month of September, and will offer Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

The timeline adds further credence to an August stable release of Nougat. The fifth and final preview build rolled out mid-July, and the leak of an internal testing build points  [Read More…]

Nearly 4,000 show up for Pokémon Go launch event in Toronto

Close to 4,000 people attended an event in Toronto on Monday to celebrate the Canadian launch of Pokémon Go, formalizing a practice that had been going on unofficially, and on a much smaller scale, since the game launched in the U.S. on July 6.

In the intervening two weeks, it’s believed that nearly 6% of Canadian Android owners downloaded the game, though that number has certainly spiked since its official launch on Sunday.

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Pokémon Go launch in France delayed due to Nice attack

Niantic has confirmed that its augmented reality game Pokémon GO will have its launch in France delayed out of respect to the victims of the attack in its city in Nice last week.

While the highly popular game officially launched in 26 more countries today as part of a big European rollout, France was not among them. IGN France got a (translated) statement from Niantic on the decision to delay the launch in that country:

As  [Read More…]

Google has reportedly scrapped plans to launch high-end VR headset

According to a new report, Google has scrapped its plans to release a high-end VR headset that would have competed with others like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The project, which was building hardware and another operating system, reportedly had around 50 people working on it and was scratched in favor of just using Android. Back at Google I/O the company revealed DayDream, which is a VR platform that is already built on top of the upcoming version of  [Read More…]

LG V20 likely to arrive in September, only 10 months after V10 launch

New reports claim that LG is likely gearing up to launch the LG V20 in September, which would be just 10 months after the company launched the V10. An interesting piece to note is LG likely moving towards the V20 branding instead of the V11, which may have appeared to be the obvious next release. Moving up the launch by two months would be a surprising move from LG, though it does make a lot of sense considering the upcoming  [Read More…]

Google to launch two Android Wear watches with Google Assistant, report indicates

Google will introduce two new smartwatches powered by Android Wear later this year, reports Android Police. According to a source close to the blog, Google is prepping wearables which may have operated under code names of Angelfish and Swordfish. The former is alleged to be decked out in all the best sensors while the latter is

Ahead of its launch, we now have a clear look at the Galaxy Note 7

People are buying larger phones, and that demand is exactly what is driving the success of devices like Samsung’s Galaxy Note series. Samsung isn’t slowing down, and the company is prepping the latest entrant to the series, the Galaxy Note 7. Rumors have pegged the device for an early August launch, but we’re getting a peek at the device before then. Thanks to @evleaks, we have a clear view of the three different color options for the Galaxy Note 7.

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Develop and launch your own Android or iOS apps with these great developer bundles

Have you always wanted to create your own app? You’re not the only one as Google and Apple have made it possible for almost anyone to create their own top hit app. All you have to do is educate yourself with the tools necessary. Today’s AndroidGuys deal of the day is here to help you