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Motorola Moto G5 Android Oreo update now rolling out in India

The Motorola Moto G5, like the rest of the Moto G series devices, is a really popular budget smartphone. Unfortunately, after Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, the company hasn’t been as great at rolling out updates to their devices. You can now only expect them to push only one major system update. But, it is what it is. The Android Oreo update has been long in the making for the Motorola Moto G5. XDA Junior Member ...

Moto G5S Android Oreo flashable images now available for all regions

The Motorola Moto G5S was launched about a year ago as an upgrade to the Motorola Moto G5 Plus. The Moto G5S Plus featured a larger screen and a dual camera setup, though everything else (including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC) was more or less the same. As such, it didn’t seem like too big of an upgrade. The Motorola Moto G5S Plus found its way into Lenovo’s Motorola update plan for devices receiving the ...

Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ launch in India with Infinity Displays and Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note flagship lines are some of the best and most powerful phones out there. Brilliantly built from top to bottom, Samsung’s flagship phones are as feature-rich as they are powerful. But their midrange phones, while commercially successful in developing countries, lack most of the “bells and whistles” their higher end counterparts have. This is slowly changing, though. 2018 saw the introduction of Infinity Displays with 18.5:9 ratios to the Galaxy ...

MacBook Air 2018: Can Apple Stage a Comeback?

There is perhaps no consumer technology in greater need of a refresh than the MacBook Air.Apple has been riding the wave of its lowest-price laptop for years, but it could soon come crashing down if t...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/7sFiUGf4r1g/apple-macbook-air-2018-preview-2 to see original story and photos ...

Official TWRP Recovery Makes Its Way To Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+ 2018

Having access to a custom recovery is one of the most important projects for every custom ROM community. Without it, flashing a custom ROM, a mod, or even rooting your device with Magisk would be very risky without an easy way to make backups. Over the last few years, TWRP has been the biggest project that found its way to numerous devices both officially and unofficially. We have exciting news for all owners of two ...

Buried in the hype, one little detail: Amazon’s Alexa-on-a-chip could steal smart home market

Analysis Amid the enormous bundle of digital-assistant devices and technology Amazon super-hyped this week, one particular component has the potential to change the future of the smart home market. It's hardware that, in theory, would allow any manufacturer to make their products work with the Alexa system. The Alexa Connect Kit is effectively an Echo-on-a-chip, and we're told it will allow people to use their voice to control products fitted with this custom chipset. Amazon's ...

Spent your week box-ticking? It can’t be as bad as the folk at this firm

On-Call Friday has rolled around, regular as clockwork, and we celebrate the end of the week in the time-honoured way: On-Call, our regular column for techies to vent about frustrations from days gone by. This week we meet “Chuck”, who – unlike most of our featured readers – wasn’t tasked with fixing this particular problem… because the firm decided to save money by, er, not fixing it. Chuck used to work at a UK company ...

I want to buy a coffee with an app – how hard can it be?

Something for the Weekend, Sir? I can't get it up. Give me a few moments and I'll try again. Yes, I have tried rubbing it but thanks for the suggestion. What's that? I'm grasping it too firmly? Or I'm flashing in the wrong direction? Tell you what, I'll keep fiddling with it while you satisfy one of your other customers. How difficult can it be to buy a coffee? An orderly queue of fellow addicts ...

2018 Surface Rumor Roundup: What to Expect from Surface Pro, Laptop

Microsoft's Surface line keeps growing and growing, but some of its products have grown a little stale and are in need of a refresh.Fortunately for us, we now know exactly when to expect its latest up...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/H2Bhg186hSg/new-surface-rumor-roundup to see original story and photos ...
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