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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 launching March 24, pre-orders start March 17 at $599

It won’t be cheap, but you also don’t have many other options.

Initial leaks about price proved to be correct, as now we know for sure the Galaxy Tab S3 will go up for pre-order starting March 17, with in-store availability coming March 24. The price, as expected, is a smooth $ 599 that puts it up in the same territory as Apple’s iPad lineup of the same size.

For that money you’re getting Samsung’s most powerful tablet yet,  [Read More…]

The Moto G5 Plus is exclusive to Flipkart in India, launching on Mar. 15

Moto G5 Plus is launching on Mar. 15, and will be exclusive to Flipkart.

The Moto G5 Plus is all set to make its debut in India on March 15, and Motorola has now announced that the phone will be sold exclusively on Flipkart in the country. The Moto G series by itself accounts for a majority of sales in the budget segment, and as such the exclusivity arrangement is a big deal for Flipkart as it  [Read More…]

Here’s why Huawei is launching the P10 in Canada but not the U.S.

The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are coming to Canada, but not the U.S. Here’s why.

When Huawei announced the P10 and P10 Plus at Mobile World Congress this week, we assumed, like many other members of the tech press in Barcelona, that the launch would be focused on Europe. And it was — for a while. But now we know that in addition to Europe and the UK, Huawei plans to bring its new flagships to Canada in  [Read More…]

Nokia is back with three new Android phones, launching globally!

New Nokias will have ‘pure Android’ and Google Assistant.

Nokia already tipped its hand earlier in the year with the launch of the Nokia 6 in China, and now the handset is getting a global release, joined by two more affordable offerings, the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, announced in Barcelona at its MWC 2017 press conference today.

The Nokia 6 is the same handset we’ve seen for the Chinese market, only with software geared towards the  [Read More…]

Motorola launching an Alexa-powered speaker Moto Mod with Amazon

Amazon Alexa is expanding into phones, and Motorola’s implementation is definitely the most interesting.

Motorola is set to launch a new Moto Mod for its Moto Z line that sits on a bedside table or at an office, providing Amazon Alexa connectivity through a Harman-branded speaker while docked.

Announced at the company’s press conference for the Moto G5, Motorola says that its Moto Mods will take three forms in the future: first-party, collaborations, and full third-party creations.  [Read More…]

Facebook is launching a new app for Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TVs

Facebook may be coming to a TV near you.

Facebook thinks you need more of its app in your life, so it’s starting to roll out a new TV-centric app for set-top boxes like Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV, as well as the Apple TV.

This is all part of Facebook’s evolving plans for its video platform, which was announced at the Code Media conference by Facebook’s VP of Partnerships, Dan Rose. The conference is sponsored by Recode  [Read More…]

Google launching new security features for G Suite admins

It isn’t fun, but data security is of the utmost importance in big companies.

Google’s enterprise-focused application offering, G Suite, is getting new tools that certainly won’t be considered sexy from the end-user perspective but will have network admins and CTOs jumping for joy. The new features are all centered around security, and more importantly keeping sensitive company data locked up tight inside the company while still visible and usable to employees who need it.

Though  [Read More…]

Starbucks launching voice ordering from your phone, Amazon Echo

You can now order your double upside down macchiato half decaf with room and a splash of cream with just your voice.

Starbucks has aggressively pushed its mobile ordering platform in the last year attempting to get fewer people standing in line and more ordering directly from their phones for a seamless pickup. The next level of that expansion is voice-only ordering, which Starbucks is now rolling out on iOS and will hit Android soon. At the same time,  [Read More…]

YouTube is launching a new private chat feature, and it’s starting in Canada

Canadians finally get a Google product first.

YouTube is rolling out a new sharing feature, and Canadians — who YouTube says share 15% more videos than an average user — are getting it first. The new interface turns the YouTube sharing system into more of an integrated chat experience, keeping a private conversation around a video inside the YouTube app rather than elsewhere.

The new feature rolls out to the YouTube app in Canada starting today, and  [Read More…]

Swarovski’s first Android Wear watch is launching in March

Swarovski’s first Android Wear smartwatch is designed for women, debuting later this quarter.

The smartwatch segment is currently in a holding pattern as we await Android Wear 2.0. While LG and Motorola haven’t committed to releasing new smartwatches, Swarovski has announced that it is teaming up with Qualcomm to launch its first Android Wear watch designed for women at Baselworld 2017, which takes place in March.

Timing  [Read More…]