Apple will be building a new 44,000-square-foot data center in Waukee, Iowa. The new data center will help Apple with services like iMessage, Siri, the App Store, and Apple Music among others. Apple expects to start construction by early next year and bring it online by 2020. This data center will run on 100 percent renewable energy like the rest of its data centers.
Lenovo's latest smartphone, the K8 Note will go on sale today at 12:00PM via Amazon India. This will be the second sale for the K8 Note, after the first one took place on August 18. The K8 Note is available in two variants of 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage priced at Rs 12,999, and 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage priced at Rs 13,999. The color options available for the smartphone include Venom Black and Fine Gold.
Samsung made headlines on Wednesday with the launch of its latest phablet, the Galaxy Note 8. The Galaxy Note 8 was launched with 6GB of RAM and three storage variants of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. However, a surprising new variant of the Galaxy Note 8 has now been spotted on TENAA, and it packs 4GB of RAM underneath it.
Sony is expected to launch two new smartphones at the upcoming IFA next week. The Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are likely to be the latest additions to the XZ smartphone series launched earlier this summer. A week before its expected launch, the Xperia XZ1 was spotted on Amazon UK revealing the smartphone s design and its price as well. The web page was taken down at the time of filing this story.
Samsung is currently running hot with the launch of its phablet, the Galaxy Note 8. At the same time, Samsung also confirmed working on a smart speaker, and the launch of the next generation Gear S series smartwatch at IFA. Samsung s smartband, the Gear Fit2 Pro has also been spotted on leaks lately, which is long being rumored to be launched by the month end. And now, the smartband has been uploaded on the company s official website, and was live for quite some time.
We re inching closer to the launch of Apple s next generation iPhones, which is expected to take place just next month. Every new day brings a new rumor, report and leak on the iPhone 8, the iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus. The latest bit of information is on the storage capacity for the iPhones and a prediction of a 512GB variant for the iPhone 8.
At the Galaxy Note 8 launch event, Samsung announced two new devices. Samsung confirmed reports of working on a smart speaker which will be launching soon . It also said that the company would be launching a new smartwatch at the upcoming IFA trade fair in Berlin scheduled to begin on September 1. This smartwatch would be successor to Samsung s Gear S3. This also goes in line with Samsung s custom of launching the Gear lineup at IFA.
Reports around Samsung working on a smart speaker have been circulating for the past few months. It was reported that Samsung is working on a smart speaker that will be powered by its AI assistant, Bixby. The project is codenamed Vega, and is believed to be still in its early stages of development. Samsung has now said that it is indeed working on a smart speaker, and the device will be launched soon.
Reliance Jio aims to break the digital barrier in India with its JioPhone, which was unveiled last month. The smart feature phone will come with capabilities like voice search, 4G VoLTE support, NFC for digital payments, streaming music, movies, TV shows and more. Today, the official bookings for the JioPhone is set to kick off at 5:30PM. Here s everything you need to know on the process for booking the JioPhone.
Google announced the latest iteration of its mobile OS, Android 8.0 Oreo earlier this week. Following the launch, reports of smartphones in line to receive the update started showing up. The latest to join the bandwagon is the HTC U11, HTC U Ultra and the HTC 10. This comes as a direct confirmation from HTC itself.
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