Google’s Android team released distribution numbers for the operating system for August 2017 and while the direction is positive, the pace continues to be frustratingly slow. The breakdown can be found after the break. The good news for Android 7.0 Nougat is that adoption continued to be relatively strong for August, moving from 11.5% in July […]
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We’ve just received an invite from Samsung for an Unpacked 2017 event happening on August 23. It’ll be for the launch of the Galaxy Note 8, which will follow its predecessors in making a global debut in New York City. The Unpacked 2017 event begins at 11:00AM ET on Wednesday, August 23. Our team at Talk […]
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Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We're starting the week with a look back at Disney's big news from D23, plus rumors of an Amazon messaging app and a flat microscope for your brain.
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It's July 11th. For many, it's just another Tuesday, but for Amazon, it's another opportunity for the company to sell you loads of stuff you probably don't need. That's right, it's Prime Day, a marketing trick where Amazon "discounts" thousands of pr…
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Hey, good morning! Say hello to the new Tesla Model 3 — just don't expect to buy one all that soon. We also have accidental voice commands stopping robberies and China's latest space-exploration experiment.
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Samsung has released their earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2017 and things are looking really good for the company. There is a lot of interest in what the impact of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ has been, but we will have to wait a bit longer for detailed information on the results […]
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Unless you count the latest version finally getting into double digits, the Android distribution numbers for July 2017 aren’t anything worth celebrating. Here’s the full breakdown: These are the percentage point changes from last month: Nougat (11.5%): +2% Marshmallow (31.8%): -0.6% Lollipop (30.1%) -0.7% KitKat (17.1%): -1% Jelly Bean (9%): -0.7% Ice Cream Sandwich (0.7%): […]
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It’s the start of the month, and that means a software update will be rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices to benefit security. Google’s fixes were started on July 1 and completed on July 5. Here’s the biggest upgrade for the July 2017 security patch level: “The most severe of these issues is a […]
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At the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 event currently underway, Qualcomm announced the newest generation in processors targeting the budget and lower mid-tier market. The Snapdragon 450 is the successor to the Snapdragon 435 and brings some nice improvements that will enable budget device manufacturers to step things up in those market tiers. The improvements […]
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Other than its innovated VR180 format and YouTube TV expansion, Google's video streaming site found time to mention its subscription package during Vidcon 2017. For 2017 the YouTube Red Originals lineup has a mix of new series on the way including an…
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It might only be Friday morning, but yesterday marked the end of the world's biggest gaming show, E3. Today, we're bringing you even more impressions from the biggest titles you'll be playing in the next 12 months or so, as well as Amazon's new Dash…
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It’s the same software update you heard about recently but without the long wait. With the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, you’re getting one of the best Android phones today. Samsung went all-in on design, performance, and software. Not everyone wants to be chained down by a carrier, though. So, like it did in 2016, […]
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Between us, I'm nearly heartbroken about Sony not sharing any details about The Last of Us: Part Two at its E3 2017 keynote yesterday. That said, the company did make some interesting reveals at the event, including the PlayStation 4-exclusive Spider…
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From the hotly anticipated reveal of Xbox’s Project Scorpio to the breathtaking trailer of Hideo Kojima’s “Death Stranding,” gamers around the world joined together in celebration at last year’s E3. It’s the most anticipated event of the year for us gamers, where we get to hit refresh on every blog, website and gaming stream to see what the next year has in store.
This year, YouTube is back again to give gamers around the world a front row seat to everything at E3 on our YouTube Gaming hub. Yesterday we began our exclusive two-day, 17-hour livestream hosted by Geoff Keighley and brought to you by Totino’s Pizza Rolls™. We saw the reveal of the Xbox One X and made live Tiltbrush Art in mixed reality, all in 4K Ultra HD. We’re back today at 1 p.m. PT with more press releases, exclusive interviews, and discussion with YouTube’s biggest names.
But the YouTube E3 coverage doesn’t stop there! From Tuesday, June 13, to Thursday, June 15, Rooster Teeth takes over with nonstop discussion of the big announcements, interviews with your favorite developers, and game demos from the show, presented by “War for the Planet of the Apes,” in theaters July 14.
Finally, YouTube.com/e3 will host the Trailer Battle for its ninth year in a row. With our annual showcase of the hottest trailers released at and around E3, you can watch and vote for your favorite trailers, collect items, and build your inventory to save the multiverse! Be sure to come back the following week to see if your favorites made the top 5.
See you soon at E3!
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Apparently, 2017 ain't big enough for Red Dead Redemption 2. The sequel is now slated to hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in spring 2018, rather than its initial release window of fall 2017. Rockstar Games announced the delay in a blog post, alongside…
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Miss anything from Google I/O 2017? Fear not. We compiled a list of everything that happened. Android Android now has 2 billion active devices Android O coming with picture-in-picture mode, app autofill, and notification dots Android O beta is going up today for Pixel devices, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P Google announces Android Go to […]
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To many of the attendees at Google I/O 2017, some of the music that played after the keynote address was completed may have seemed like your typical filler. However, it was much more than that as it represented an unveiling of NOISE on Android from ROLI. NOISE is a modular music app that enables the […]
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Google announced today another step in their efforts to crowd source the images and street views available on their platforms. This latest move from Google promises to reduce the “significant time and effort” it was taking for users to prepare and upload their interactive photography. Google is doing this by introducing a new certification for […]
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Samsung’s Galaxy A5 might be water-resistant, but the smartphone’s glass-and-aluminum body is still easy to damage. Fortunately, these cases and covers can help you better protect your new purchase.
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MWC 2017 was full of new smartphone reveals including the launch of the new Motorola Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. Motorola also took the opportunity during MWC 2017 to talk about and show off some forthcoming Moto Mods for their top of the line Z series of smartphones. Where LG flopped with modules, Motorola […]
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The past few weeks have been intense for the tech world, what with MWC and GDC taking place over the past few weeks. Now it's turn for SXSW 2017. We're on the ground in Austin, Texas to check out what the festival has to offer with its interactive, m…
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While we already know Swarovski will announce an Android Wear smartwatch “for her” at Baselworld, Movado just announced it will unveil a slew of devices at the annual watch and jewelry trade show. These devices won’t launch until the fall of 2017.
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Welcome to Sunday Screens! Now you have a chance to share your home screen with the rest of our community. Let’s see if your home screen is one of the top five selections for this week. @Samit_hawx @TalkAndroid #SocialSaturday I love seeing my name on my phone so… pic.twitter.com/Hp31mouMne — Samit 🌟 (@Samit_hawx) March 4, […]
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MWC sets the trends for the mobile world each year, and this year, we’ve seen five big trends emerging: waterproof phones, nostalgic tech, TV tech in phones, no wearables, and the survival of the headphone jack.
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It’s day three of Mobile World Congress, and the day Digital Trends presented its awards for the best products revealed at the show. We still found time to have some fun with the new Nokia 3310 though.
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Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile tech show of the year, and it kicks off in late February. Here’s everything you can expect to see at the show from Samsung, LG, HTC, Huawei, and other big industry players.
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It looks like we’ll be seeing a slew of Android-based Nokia phones at MWC 2017 this year. VentureBeat says HMD Global Oy, the company with exclusive manufacturing rights to the Nokia brand, will be launching four new phones at the convention this year. HMD Global has already unveiled the Nokia 6, at least in China, […]
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Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A3, A5, and A7, showing off some very nice specifications at an affordable price. Here’s the rundown on what these phones have to offer.
Huawei has taken the wraps off of a new version of the P8 Lite that features a sleek new design and some serious upgrades under the hood, including a new Kirin 655 chip and Android 7.0 Nougat.
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Google made a big splash last year when it announced Android Wear 2.0 with a variety of new features and improvements. However, not much happened after that as manufacturers ended up not releasing any new smartwatches and Google itself pushed back the release of the updated OS until sometime in 2017. In a world of […]
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The CES technology show isn’t only about big-name announcements, there are plenty of cool accessories on display too. We toured the halls and found our five favorite new products for your smartphone.
Baby tech stole the show at CES with meaningful innovations that make life easier for moms, dads, and their babies. Here’s the best baby tech, Here’s the best baby tech, including the Willow breast pump, which is Digital Trends’ award-winner for best wearable.
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Fossil is taking the same approach to its wearable tech as it does to its fashion-forward watch range, by updating them seasonally to reflect the latest trends. We’ve been looking at the latest versions.
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BMW, Intel and MobilEye just gave a roadmap for some of their self-driving car plans. The trio expects to test autonomous cars on roads sometime in the second half of 2017. About 40 modified BMW 7 Series sedans will start roaming American and Europea…
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Tobii, the firm beyond the incredible infrared eye-tracking tech in Huawei’s Honor Magic phone and Dell’s Alienware laptops, is looking to the future. Its 2017 plans involve virtual reality, gaming, and mobile devices.
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In 2017, a 4K, 60 fps action camera could hit the market and challenger-brand Yi Technology aims to make the first one. The company teased its new cameras during a pre-CES announcement over the weekend.
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Fitness tracking has taken multiple forms lately. Smart bands are the most common, but other companies created smart shoes or wearable sensors. Boltt is using all three in their triple-threat solution to fitness tracking.
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Remember Alto’s Adventure, the hit endless runner title that launched in 2015? Well, it’s getting a sequel called Alto’s Odyssey and it’s arriving in 2017. There are little to no details on the sequel, other than that the game is coming in 2017. There is a teaser website up for Alto’s Odyssey, but all you’re […]
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According to recent reports, MWC 2017 may be a big show for Sony. In fact, the company may release two new phones at the event, one of which is rumored to be the follow-up to last year’s Xperia X.
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Ford is expanding availability of its Sync 3 infotainment system to all 2017 models, and with it Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Both smartphone features are now available across Ford’s lineup.
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Amazon’s at it. Walmart’s at it. And now Google’s at it, too. Yes, all three companies are eyeing delivery services using drones, with Google insisting Monday that it could have a commercial operation up and running as early as 2017.
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