Google has confirmed that the Pixel and Pixel XL, the brand’s first smartphones, will continue to receive major Android updates until October 2018 and then continue to receive major security updates for another year. The devices have been added to a list with official end dates on Google’s support website.
Users can continue to use their Pixel or Pixel XL phones until October 2019 with the assurance that they will receive patches to prevent the threats and vulnerabilities discovered so far, but there is no guarantee of compatibility after that. This would give both devices an effective two-year upgrade from when they were first launched. They will be eligible for the Android O update after it releases later this year and, the next major version.
Last year, Google indicated that the Pixel devices would receive updates for two years. The Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X launched in 2015 will receive updates until September 2017 and security patches until September 2018.
Amazon. in is India’s “most visited and fastest-growing marketplace”. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stated that its Indian branch, Amazon. in, is the country’s most visited and fastest growing marketplace. The comment was made during an earnings call in which the company reported higher-than-expected profits. Company officials also described Amazon. in as a key area for investment and that the company sees great potential in India.
Bezos said: “It is still day 1 for e-commerce in India, and I assure you that we will continue to invest in technology and infrastructure as we work hard to find out on behalf of our customers and small and medium-sized businesses in India. ”
Excellent selection has increased by 75 percent since the program launched last year, 18 original video series have been announced for Amazon Prime Video,. Last week,, the company launched its Fire TV Stick streaming device with voice search in Hindi.
Xiaomi’s new WeLoop Hey 3S smartwatch is an Apple Watch cloneXiaomi has started selling an Apple Watch clone on its crowdfunding platform MIJIA in China. Manufactured by Xiaomi partner WeLoop, the WeLoop Hey 3S resembles Apple’s wearable, specifically the fitness-focused Nike+ variant.
The device is rumored to have a 30-day battery life, GPS, and a 9-axis motion sensor. The screen has a resolution of 176×176 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. One of the most attractive features is a heart rate monitor. The device is supposed to be water-resistant and costs CNY 539 (about Rs. 5,000)
Samsung and Apple still lead the global smartphone market. According to the latest figures from research firm IDC, Samsung, and Apple have maintained their position at the top of the smartphone market in terms of total deliveries. Huawei has moved up to number three, and fellow Chinese companies Oppo and Vivo are at number four and five, respectively.
The impact of the Galaxy S8 and the upcoming iPhone will be felt later this year, according to the company. Samsung had a market share of 22.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, while Apple came in at 14.9 percent. Neither company grew much, but the total market rose 4.3 percent to 347 million units.According to the company, t
Apple’s 2018 iPhone is rumored to support standard Qi wireless charging. Leaked schemes claim to show dual cameras arranged vertically, and no fingerprint sensor on the back, which may also indicate that Apple is confident it can embed a sensor under the glass of a display.
The iPhone 8, or whatever it’s eventually called, is rumored to have a significantly different design to commemorate the iPhone line’s 10th anniversary. Apple is reportedly dropping its iconic Home button and extending the screen to cover almost the entire front.
Samsung confirms that there will be a new flagship at the end of 2017. Fresh off the launch of its flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung has confirmed that it will launch a flagship in the second half of this year, in line with reports that a Galaxy Note 8. Samsung has traditionally opposed A new Note series device launched at the end of each year. Still, last year’s model had to be recalled after a scandal erupted over the phone’s unfortunate tendency to explode.
It was thought that Samsung would scrap the Galaxy Note name after the fiasco that saw the Galaxy Note 7 banned from commercial aircraft, forcibly deactivated, and recalled worldwide. Samsung might also feel pressured to launch a new high-end device earlier than usual to fill the void left by the Galaxy Note 7, but it seems the company wants to carry on as if everything is normal.
Further details on the specs and capabilities of the device are yet to be announced. Still, the company will need an extremely well-crafted marketing plan to convince buyers to give the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 a shot.
Zen Admire Metal Smartphone Launched For Rs. 5.749Zen has launched a new ultra-budget smartphone, the Zen Admire Metal. It is touted to have a “metallic design” and supports both 4G data and VoLTE. The screen is a 5 inch HD panel. It has an unspecified 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage.
The phone is aimed at budget-conscious users but offers attractive features such as the ability to run two copies of WhatsApp, one for each SIM card. The device also supports 22 regional Indian languages and has a custom keyboard called Swalekh.
Facebook will focus on the spread of politically motivated fake news. Facebook has said it would take action against fake accounts that spread “information operations”. The company has acknowledged the existence of subtle, well-funded efforts to spread misleading and politically motivated information to influence a large number of people.
Facebook has hired experienced security experts who have prepared a report on how the company can combat these efforts. The problem is described as more complicated than traditional scams and hacks. It is widely suspected that political interference was created to undermine the 2016 US presidential election and the same is happening with the upcoming elections in France.
Nintendo 2DS XL launched for those who don’t need 3DNintendo has launched a new version of its 2DS console, the 2DS XL. Rather than the wedge shape of the original, this is a clamshell that fits right in with the 3DS line. It has the new C Stick input and Z trigger buttons that recent 3DS models have and is also lighter and thinner than its predecessor. NFC enables the support of amiibo cards and figures, as well as digital payments at some stores in Japan.
The device costs $149 (about Rs. 9,600), which should make it popular with a wide audience of gamers. Sales will begin in Australia and New Zealand on June 15, followed by Japan, Canada, and the US in subsequent months.
Hajime botnet already controls 300,000 devices. Security firm Kaspersky has announced the discovery of a new botnet called Hajime, which it claims is already large enough to cause significant damage if used for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) -attack. The company says more than 300,000 devices have been compromised, and the botnet is aggressively spreading itself through malware.
No attack has yet been detected, and the target of the botnet is unknown. It infects all connected IoT devices, including digital video recorders, webcams, and routers. It is believed to have originated and gained a foothold in Taiwan, Brazil, and Vietnam.