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Massive emoji update slated for June includes zombies, dinosaurs, vampires, and more

Get ready for a whole lot of new emoji.

The Unicode consortium has released a draft of the Emoji 5.0 update, which includes 69 new emoji that will be released in June 2017. The new additions include a T-Rex, fairies, mages, zombies, vampires, genies, mermaids, a breastfeeding woman, curling stone, and more.

The folks at Emojipedia have a comprehensive list of the new emoji, so head on down there if you’re interested in taking a look  [Read More…]

Huawei-made Google tablet with 7-inch display slated to debut later this year

Google is reportedly set to unveil its 2016 phones on October 4, and it now looks like the company has plans to launch a tablet as well. According to the reliable Evan Blass, Google’s tablet will feature a 7-inch display along with 4GB of RAM.

Google’s Huawei-built 7-inch tablet, with 4GB RAM, on track for release before the end of the year.

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 5, 2016

The Android tablet  [Read More…]

HTC One A9s leaked, slated for official unveil at IFA

HTC is all set to launch a sequel to last year’s mid-range One A9, dubbed the One A9s. Citing a person familiar with the matter, VentureBeat states that the phone will officially launch on September 1 at IFA. A leaked render of the phone showcases design similarities with the One A9, as well as white, black, gold and silver color options.

There are subtle differences in the design of the One A9s, such as the removal  [Read More…]

Samsung’s metal-clad Galaxy C5 passes through TENAA, launch slated for May 26

Samsung that it would trim its smartphone portfolio, focusing on clear-cut product lines across varying price segments. Thus far, we’ve had the entry-level Galaxy J series (and to a lesser extent the Galaxy On phones) and the Galaxy E series, the mid-range Galaxy A series, and the flagship Galaxy S and Note lines. It looks like Samsung is now looking to roll out another lineup of phones in the Galaxy C series, which will also fall into the mid-tier category.  [Read More…]

Moto G4 and G4 Plus exclusive to Amazon in India, launch slated for May 17

Motorola’s handsets have traditionally been offered on Flipkart in India, but this year’s Moto G4 and G4 Plus will be exclusive to Amazon. Motorola confirmed the same via a press release, which was followed by banter between the two companies on Twitter:

@Moto_IND We’ve heard the same! ❤ pic.twitter.com/wrkU3gqEWs

— http://Amazon.in?tag=androcentr0aa-21 (@amazonIN) May 11, 2016

Hahaha! We shall make you wait no more, @JimBeamIndia. On @amazonIn, this 17th. #amazonexclusive

— Moto India  [Read More…]

Verizon’s HTC One M8 slated to get Marshmallow update on March 7

Verizon owners of the HTC One M8 smartphone should mark Monday, March 7 on their calendar. HTC says that’s when it will start rolling out an over-the-air update for that phone to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The news about the update comes from the usual source: HTC’s Mo Versi on Twitter:

Verizon HTC One (M8) Owners! Marshmallow OS coming on 3/7! TA received today – Great work @arpu31

— Mo Versi (@moversi) March  [Read More…]

LG sells 59.7 million smartphones in 2015, two flagships slated for this year

LG has announced its quarterly earnings for Q4 2015, recording 15.7 smartphone sales during the period, which brings the total number of sales in 2015 to 59.7 million. That’s a minor increase from 2014, where the South Korean manufacturer managed sales of 59.1 million.

Revenue from the mobile division for Q4 was 3.78 trillion won ($ 3.26 billion), an increase of 12 percent from Q3 2015. LG attributed the increased sales figures to improved sales  [Read More…]

Here are the T-Mobile phones currently slated to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow rollout has already kicked off with the usual rollout for Nexus devices, and now at least one carrier, T-Mobile, has detailed its plans for Google’s latest. The magenta carrier’s Software Update page now reflects the road to Marshmallow for a total of 17 phones and tablets.

Xiaomi’s MIUI 7 global debut slated for August 19 in India

Xiaomi has announced that it will launch the global variant of MIUI 7 on August 19 in New Delhi. The Chinese manufacturer is set to unveil its upcoming OS on August 13 in China, with the Indian event showcasing the global ROM, which comes bundled with Google’s Play Services.

YouTube Gaming slated to release later this summer

Well, what do we have here? It appears that YouTube is about to take even more of our time when their new app launches later this summer. Dubbed Youtube Gaming, the new YouTube app will gather all of your favorite live feeds, walkthroughs, gamer reviews, and many other videos about your favourite games and place them in one big catalog. YouTube gaming states that starting off, more than 25,000 games will each have their own dedicated page that will hold  [Read More…]