When the sixth-gen Android mobile OS, Android M to be precise, launches along with a set of brand new Nexus phones later today, you may wonder if it’ll really be as good as iOS 9 turned out to be with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
Samsung is trying to expand its influence in the chipset industry by expanding to California and targeting an expansion in logic chips to complement memory chips. According to Kim Ki Nam, head of Samsung’s logic chip business, the tech giant will try to sell more chipsets to other companies rather than prioritize its own, which basically means that they’re going to focus on technological advancements rather than be more competitive.
Foursquare, which has gotten out of the check-in business (well at least they’ve put it off to the side) and focused more on local recommendations, has a lot of location data at its disposal.
And it recently used said data to make a prediction about this weekend’s iPhone 6s mania.
According to Foursquare, Apple will sell between 13 and 15 million new iPhones this weekend. That would be a record for the company.
Android Marshmallow is the official name of Google’s next operating system update. Expect it at the end of the month.
Apps running in the background, even when your Android device is asleep, manage to sip a substantial amount of battery juice, as per researchers at Purdue University and Intel who have developed a tool to combat the problem. Called Hush, the tool could reduce the energy drain by about 16 percent.
Microsoft has started sending invites to its next hardware event slated to take place on October 6 wherein the company is expected to launch new phones, Surface Pro 4 and maybe a new band too.
LG has started sending media invites for an event on October 1 where the company is likely to announce its V10 smartphone. The invite from the South Korean confirms that event will take place in New York. Unfortunately, the invite (via Android Police) doesn’t reveal any hint about the new product.
Apple’s latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, are now available to pre-order from the company’s website, as of 12:01am PT / 3:01am ET September 12th.
It appears Samsung is working on a new handset that’s powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 620 processor, one can’t say for sure right now precisely what device this is, but rumor has it that it could be the Galaxy A9. A Samsung device with model number “Samsung msm8976fhdlte-eur-open” has been spotted in the Geekbench database which also reveals that it’s powered by the Snapdragon 620 processor with 3GB RAM and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.