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Facebook’s photo transfer tool to Google Photos is now available globally

Facebook’s photo and video transfer tool is now available globally.

What you need to know Facebook’s new photo transfer tool is now rolling out to users around the world. The tool lets you easily transfer all your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos. Facebook had launched the photo transfer tool in Ireland last year, as part of the Data Transfer Project.

In December last year, Facebook began testing a new photo transfer tool to allow users  [Read More…]

Stable Android 9.0 Pie update rolling out to ASUS ZenFone 5Z globally

The ZenFone 5Z is getting a generous dose of Pie.

ASUS has kicked off the rollout of stable Android 9.0 Pie update for the ZenFone 5Z. The update is going out globally, with ASUS noting that it should be available to all 5Z users over the coming weeks.

ASUS pared back ZenUI’s customizations in recent years, with the interface now in line with pure Android. The update should being all the new features in Pie, including app  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 6X set for unveil on April 25, could launch globally as the Mi A2

This could be Xiaomi’s Android One phone for 2018.

Xiaomi caught the smartphone industry by surprise when it announced that it was teaming up with Google over an Android One phone. The Mi A1 turned out to be a fantastic phone in the budget segment, offering a great design, powerful specs, and pure Android. The phone itself was a rebranded variant of the Mi 5X with Android One instead of Xiaomi’s MIUI.

The Chinese manufacturer has  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S8’s quick launch camera setting isn’t available globally

The ability to quickly launch the camera with the power button is missing on a few Galaxy S8 units.

Double tapping the home button was the fastest way to launch the camera on the Galaxy S6 and S7. But with the Galaxy S8 eschewing the home button, Samsung had to come up with a new way to quickly launch the camera, and the company turned to the power button. Pressing on the power button twice in quick  [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…]

Korean media says LG G6 will launch on March 10, Galaxy S8 debuting globally April 21

We now have launch dates for this year’s biggest flagships.

A report out of Korea’s ET News suggests Samsung and LG have finalized the launch dates for their upcoming flagships. The publication states that the Galaxy S8 — which is rumored to be unveiled in New York on March 29 — will be launching globally on April 21, while the LG G6 is slated to become available on March 10 following an unveil at Mobile World Congress later this  [Read More…]

Samsung officially stops Galaxy Note 7 sales globally, urges owners to power down phones

It seems this is finally the end of the line for the Galaxy Note 7.

Following reports that Samsung was simply “adjusting” its Galaxy Note 7 production to check on recently reported problems with new phones, the company has issued a statement that it is ceasing sales of the phone worldwide. In the same statement, the Korean electronics giant is urging all Galaxy Note 7 owners to power down and stop using their phones.

The  [Read More…]

Google defies French request to apply ‘right to be forgotten’ globally

Last month, French privacy watchdog CNIL ordered Google to delist “right to be forgotten” requests globally and not just from Google’s European properties. Google has now issued a blog post stating that it would not comply with the French regulator’s demands:

French privacy watchdog orders Google to expand ‘right to be forgotten’ globally

A French regulatory authority is asking Google to remove search results delisted from the “right to be forgotten” ruling globally or face sanctions.

EA launches UFC globally in Google Play, knocking out previous restrictions

After being available in limited areas to start, UFC has knocked out the barriers and is now available in Google Play worldwide.

EA Sports has announced that UFC is now available worldwide in Google Play. The app first launched in Canada, South Korea, Singapore and Russia and the results were great. Featuring intuitive touch controls the gameplay is action-packed.

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