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Xiaomi Mi A1 gets another update, still not Oreo

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Xiaomi Mi A1 is the lovechild of Xiaomi and Google in the quest for a good Android One smartphone. It comes with stock Android, and both companies promised the phone will get Android Oreo "soon". An update arrived just today, but apparently, it is only an October 2017 security patch. The latest update is said to improve security and fix bugs. It also brings more stability to the device and optimizes the Mi A1's performance. The size of the update is 118 MB, and all Mi A1 owners should already be receiving it. Most manufacturers, including Samsung, Lenovo, and Essential, promised...

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Posted by Mobiler - October 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

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HTC U11 Plus makes an appearance on Geekbench with Android 8.0

A mysterious HTC device has just popped up on Geekbench's website with a Snapdragon 835 chipset, 4GB of RAM and running Android 8.0.0 Oreo. Our best guess is that this is the HTC U11 Plus, which entered the rumor mill a few days ago when a press invite for an HTC event on November 2 was leaked. The score recorded by the unnamed HTC smartphone falls within expectations for a Snapdragon 835 device and is around the same as that of the U11. What stands out the most is the 4GB of RAM - the HTC U11 comes with 4GB as standard with a 6GB model being sold in certain markets like the US....

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Serious iOS 11 bug allows unauthorized access to your photos

A new vulnerability has been found on iOS 11 and it appears to affect all iDevices running the latest version of the software. Using a few easy steps anyone can access the photos on a device running the public iOS 11.0.3 or the beta iOS 11.1. The flaw was seemingly discovered by the YouTube channel iDeviceHelp. You need to know the phone number inside of the iPhone (which can be easily found through Siri), call it and then repeat a few steps from the lock screen. Apple will likely release an update shortly to patch this up and while the bug isn't likely to be discovered by...

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Samsung Galaxy Note FE pre-orders begin today in Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Note FE managed to escape South Korea and it is going to reach Malaysia's market on October 25. Starting today, the pre-orders begin on Samsung Malaysia's website and will last until next Tuesday. The phone will be sold for MYR2,599 or about €523. The most impatient fans who decide to pre-order will get some freebies like 1-year extended warranty plus 1-year screen protection plan. There's a slight asterisk attached though - to receive the promotions, the Galaxy Note FE has to be collected at selected Samsung Experience Stores and Authorised Dealers before to...

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Huawei Mate 10 sales to begin this week, two new versions appear

We knew Huawei's new Mate 10 will start shipping in October, but now we have a specific date to mark on our calendars. The device's listing on the company's official online store Vmall reveals that registrations for the phone are already live, and it will go on sale starting October 20, with China becoming the first market to get it. Interestingly, the listing also reveals two new variants for the Mate 10: one with 4GB/32GB memory, and the other with 6GB/128GB memory. At the unveiling, Huawei said the Mate 10 only comes in 4GB/64GB memory configuration, so it's possible that the...

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New Oppo F5 leak reveals 12MP dual selfie camera

The Oppo F5 is coming on October 26. In addition to the announcement date, the Chinese company also confirmed the F5 will be the company's first phone with 18:9 FHD+ display (2160 x 1080 pixels). We also heard the phone will pack a 6-inch display, 6GB/64GB memory, and Snapdragon 660 SoC. The phone is said to feature a 20MP rear camera and a 16MP dual camera setup on the front, as well as pack in a 4,000mAh battery. Now, a new leak has surfaced, from a Philippine online retailer - the debut country of the handset. While this new leaks confirms most of the already-rumored specs, it...

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Google confirms Android 8.1 Oreo arriving in coming weeks

Yesterday, Google revealed details about Pixel Visual Core, a little system-on-chip (SoC) included in the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to speed up image processing. As part of those details, the company confirmed the Android 8.1 Oreo update - specifically, the developer preview (MR1) - will be rolled out "in the coming weeks." Needless to say, Pixel phones (both first and second gen) will be the first ones to get it. Aside from enabling Pixel Visual Core on Pixel 2 phones, there's currently no information on what other new features (if any) the update will bring along. Source

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Samsung Pay reaches 6.44M users in September

Samsung's in-house payment system Samsung Pay was used by 6.44 million people in September, making it the most popular online transaction platform in South Korea. The data was compiled by industry tracker WiseApp on Android users. Back in September 2016, Samsung Pay had half the users - only 3.22 million. Now, it is way ahead of ISP/Paybooc with 3.99 million users, while Shinhan Fan has 2.64 million. The fourth most popular payment platform is Toss with 2.2 million users. Android users in South Korea are 37 million, although some of them most are likely using more than one of...

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Posted by Mobiler -  at 9:30 am

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iOS 11.0.3 Released! What’s New Review!

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Posted by Mobiler -  at 8:30 am

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New Samsung Galaxy J2 variant spotted in benchmark listings

Just recently, Samsung launched a new, entry-level Galaxy J2 2017 Edition smartphone. And now, it looks like another variant of this phone is in the pipeline. The device carries the model designation SM-J250G, and has been spotted on Geekbench and GFXBench. The benchmark listings reveal the phone is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC and sports a 5-inch display. RAM is 1.5GB, while internal memory is 16GB. The handset features an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter. OS is Android 7.1.1 Nougat. There's currently no information on when the handset will be made official, and what...

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