Galaxy S9 Launch Date: Release May be Imminent Soon
August 24, 2017
Samsung is one of the busiest tech conglomerates to develop several high-end devices. We already are familiar with the launch date of Galaxy Note 8, and unsurprisingly we are just one day ahead of its release. Surprisingly, we have the much-awaited Galaxy S9 to be pouring numerous leaks and rumors in the rumor mill. Every passing day is bringing a new leak, but here we would only consider the discussion of Galaxy S9 launch date.
Galaxy S9 Launch Date: What is known So far?
Ever since the Korean tech giant unveiled its S8 and S8 Plus smartphones, the devices received positive reviews on numerous counts. The exciting new feature that was unveiled with the S8 handset was Samsung’s AI Bixby which replaced S Voice.
Primarily the first ‘S’ series smartphone was announced in March 2010 and ended up releasing in June. Fans got their hands on Samsung’s in-house processor, the Samsung Exynos 3. February 13, 2011, it was, when Samsung rolled out its next-gen S2 device. On May 2012 we received the third ‘S’ series handset followed by March 14 release when we received Galaxy S4. Upon which the tech giant strategically developed its next S5, S6, and S7 which were announced on February 25, 2014, August 13, 2015, and February 21, 2016, respectively.
By the aforementioned information, it is cleary noted that Samsung follows a traditional pattern of releasing its ‘S’ series smartphones. And when it comes to Galaxy S9 launch date, rumors and leaks have already hyped up indicating the release of the flagship to be imminent. While familiarly, Samsung has mixed up a couple of things by unveiling Galaxy Note 5 and Note 7 to release in two consecutive years and surprisingly both ahead of IFA.
When it comes to releasing a high-end device, every company maintains their own strategy. While LG’s G6 was released recently, the rival Sony and HTC pushed the release of U11 and Xperia XZ Premium so far that fans lost their interest. And talking about Galaxy S8, Samsung played well in their strategy of moving the main product launch away from MWC. We expect the very similar thing with that of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 release date. As of now, S9 is expected to release between February and March of 2018. And if at all the company follows the launch pattern then we may witness the handset to go on sale from April 2018.
The Final Words
Apart from Samsung Galaxy S9 launch date, we have other top-end features that might come with the anticipated device. It is tipped to flaunt a 5.8in / 6.2in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display alongside will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 in the US and Samsung’s own Samsung Exynos for the UK. For more updates stay tuned with us.
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Best GPS Watches of 2017 That Money Can Buy
July 24, 2017
If there is one aspect of technology which has seen a boom in the recent past, it is in the field of wearables. And nowhere is the trend as prominent as the smartwatch and GPS watch segment. The segment has had a lot of recent entrants but in the end, only the fittest survive, as Darwin said. Here is the guide to the best GPS watches of 2017, as chosen based on their features, specs, user friendliness, and ease of use.
Best GPS Watches of 2017: Why Use A GPS Watch
GPS, or Global Positioning System, can triangulate the position of any user in real time in physical space. In the end, it can also act as a fitness tracker as well, as it can safely and surely determine how many steps you have walked, or how many miles you have run. Why, some of the best GPS watches even have heart rate sensors as well as foot pods. Besides acting as the quintessential smartwatch, these watches can also act as a beacon to fitness.
Here is the list of our 3 best GPS watches of the year.
Best GPS Watches of 2017
- Garmin Forerunner 35
This is the ideal watch for beginners. Garmin is a household name in this respect and must be taken seriously. The watch is priced under $300, a departure from high priced Garmin devices. The tracking tech is good and has an excellent GPS tracking unit. Besides, it is also a very neat standalone device as well. Buy it also for the looks. But also buy it for what it is: a great GPS watch in its own right. However, the heart rate monitor can be a tad shaky.
- The Fitbit Blaze
An excellent device from the house of Fitbit, this has all the best features and a good price tag as well. It has an improved heart rate sensor and also has an updated form factor which makes it great to look at as well. Besides, it can also serve as a decent standalone device and is water resistant, making it ideal for swimming or using while working out. Also good is the price tag.
- Polar M600 Sports Smart Watch
This device is very competent in the most extreme conditions. It is good looking and is also easy to use. The price point is especially attractive as well. Besides, the GPS in the watch is excellent. You can also connect to Polar Flow via the dedicated button on the device, and use it for outdoor sports activities.
As we finish this short list of best GPS watches of 2017, we realize that the big brands are not the only ones who can manufacture great devices. Even the mid-level ones can sometimes be great. Stay tuned to our site for further updates.
Borderlands 3 Latest News: Everything That We Know So Far
July 21, 2017
As the release date of the new Borderlands 3 keeps approaching, more and more users ask: what is up with the game and what will it feature? One can only imagine what plans the publishers 2K Games have on their minds or what new features the developers, Gearbox Software, have incorporated. While the search for Borderlands 3 latest news is still on, we thought we would bring you all the updates and the lowdown on the game. Let’s begin.
Borderlands 3 Latest News: Mike Neumann, Lead Writer, Has Left
We start with a piece of disturbing if a must-know piece of news. Mikey Neumann, who made a name and etched his place in the hearts and minds of all gaming enthusiasts after his work on previous installments in the Borderlands franchise, has exited the game. Neumann has multiple sclerosis and it is more than likely that he has left due to the complications arising from this debilitating disease. Randy Pitchford, who happens to be the CEO of Gearbox Software, had earlier hailed him as the “Creative Champion” of the game. High praise, indeed, coming from Pitchford, who is said to be notoriously hard to please.
What impact might Neumann’s departure have on the latest news on Borderlands 3? That is pretty hard to tell at the moment but it might end up pushing back the release date of the new game. Also, the gameplay features themselves might change, given that the other writers who will fill his shoes will give the game a different flavor.
Borderlands 3 Latest News: A Word on the Name
While we are waiting for Borderlands 3 to arrive, there is already some confusion about whether the new game will actually retain that name. Back at the PAX South in 2015, Pitchford had stated that while the studio was indeed working on what he referred to as the “big one,” he refused to name the new game. Also, he divulged one more secret: that the studio was already planning to hire more staff for the new game. At the PAX South next year, Pitchford went a step further: he declared that the game could even come with a different name. Also, Scott Kester, who gained worldwide recognition for his work as the art director of the Borderlands 2 game, is set to return for the new title.
We must conclude this write up on the Borderlands 3 latest news by saying that some parts of the new game may already exist! In fact, Gearbox is said to have incorporated a related Easter Egg inside Battleborn’s Attikus and the Thrall Rebellion DLC. Some graffiti, referring to “Promethea,” was spotted on a wall in the game. Promethea is a planet in the universe of Borderlands. Is Gearbox Software trying to tell us something? Only time will tell.
How To Download Freedom APK
June 30, 2017
One of the most ground-breaking app of contemporary times is undoubtedly Freedom APK. An Android app by nature, it lets you unlock premium features of popular games absolutely free of cost. This is of course a hacking tool which uses a fake credit card to pay for premium features and at the same time bypasses the credit checking system. However, the fake credit card has essentially no money or credit loaded, but it can convince PlayStore that the money was actually paid without it being really paid.
One cannot download Freedom APK from Google PlayStore, however, it can be downloaded from various other sources. The latest version of the app is the 1.8.1c version.
After downloading the app, you have to install it in your device and you can do it in almost every Android device. The current version can work in Android Marshmallow and Nougat also. But the most important thing is to rooting your device since a rooted Android can do a lot more than its default configuration.
The features of the app includes buying premium features inside games and apps for free of cost; buying coins, tools and extra features without any cost; becoming a formidable compotator in online games; getting free in-game upgrades which would require money otherwise; experiencing your favorite games and apps to the fullest; among others. The best and biggest feature of the app is the fact that it is completely free.
Now, in order to use the app, you need to tap on the Freedom icon in order to start it. After it gets started, it will show you the list of all installed apps and games. You then need to run the one you want to make some purchase from. Remember, while purchasing, Google Wallet must show FreeCard as the name of your credit card. If you see that, then you can be ensured that the app is successfully and properly working. After this, you can make as many purchases you like. One thing which you need to keep in mind is that if you already have an authentic credit card attached to Play Store, you need to remove that before running the Freedom app. At the end of the day, Freedom is essentially a hacking tool. Users may run into multiple errors while running it the first time and there is no proper or systematic way to deal with the issue. But worry not, since thousands of users across the globe have been using the app since its release.
There is no valid source to prove the origin of Freedom APK. A number of websites credit Orphan Safe Communications, a Russian group, to be the original developer of the app, but since the group doesn’t have an official website, this cannot be proven.
Freedom APK also has features which help you delete excessive ads in apps, make in-app-purchases, among others. Besides, it also helps unlock premium levels in games and apps and simultaneously, help you get full control over any Android game or app installed. It truly is one of the unique apps ever created and has gadget freaks go gaga about it since its release.
Showbox App has changed the Mode of Entertainment
June 19, 2017
With the smartphones in our hands the way of using the device take the full advantage of it has taken a new dimension. The apps are the most important part of these devices that help us in various ways. But apart from the important part of it, entertainment is a sector that has been reinvented through it. Now, if we talk about the entertainment apps, the Showbox is the name that will come first in our mind. This unique app has made it possible to watch movies through the phone and the option to download it. it is not only the movies that the app is helping with the option of downloading. They offer a great number of television serials and cartoons too.
Showbox App has definitely changed the course of mobile entertainment. Though it is true that it is not unique and there are a number of such apps that hovering the market. But there lies some importance to Showbox.
First of all it is absolutely free and the user can download their favourite shows and movies anytime. Apart from that the application comes with a user-friendly, smart and intuitive UI that allows the users to search contents very easily. It also has the filter option that reduces the pain of searching in a subsequent manner.
Another reason why the app gained so much popularity in the last couple of years is most of the movies and videos available on ShowBox provides HD qualities. Using this awesome app you can simply enjoy HD movies and shows for free! It also offers to choose resolution or the quality of the movie and serials according to the users’ desire.
ShowBox offers movies & TV shows even when you are even offline. It helps to see movies and shows in the offline mode too. It’s easy and simple user-interface helps everyone to download the app in the simplest manner possible.
This app is suitable for Android, Windows OS, PC, Mac, and Black Berry too but as the systems are different and the operating system varies the process of downloading the app too varies.
As told before, though Showbox apk is one of the most celebrated apps for entertainment, but is not solely ruling the market. There are some others apps too, those are offering almost same features and are popular too. Some such apps are Netflix, PlayBox, Hulu, Kodi, Crackle etc.
Showbox Negative Aspect
Showbox is most popular app no doubt, but it has a major issue and that is, it is technically an illegal site. And that is the reason this app is missing from the Google play store. So, it is a fact that there is always a fear of getting caught, but as till now none has been charged for using it, we can give it a green flag for the eager users.
So withous any worry get the app downloaded on your mobile and enjoy your favourite shows and movies anytime, anywhere!
Apple iPhone 8 Latest News and Rumors
June 7, 2017
Cupertino-based tech firms Apple have been the forerunner in the smartphone market for quite some time now and with the 10th anniversary of the iPhone line-up coming up in September 2017, something quite big is expected from Apple. The tech giants rolled out the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus at their launch event in September back in 2016 which garnered rather positive acclaim from the commercial market. However, tech enthusiasts did seem to spot quite a number of minor glitches with the device. The numero-uno of them was definitely the replacement of the 3.5mm headphone jack with Lightning ports. Then came the introduction of AirPods after that, a product whose repair-ability was rendered almost null, post its launch. Nevertheless, we all know Apple to be A quick learner pertaining to their device glitches and it seems that the iPhone 8 will feature as a significant improvement from all these and in itself a much superior smartphone than any other in existence.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus housed Apple’s A10 Fusion processor which was pegged to be 120 times faster than the first iPhone chipset, according to the statement by the company. The iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are definitely slated to feature the same but the same cannot be said in the case of the iPhone 8. Tech enthusiasts are almost certain that the eighth generation iPhone is definitely slated to feature the A11 chipset from Apple, something rumored to be much beyond the A10 in terms of performance. However, there has been confirmation received from Apple’s part pertaining to the A11 but speculations are rife that this new fabrication process would be 50% powerful than the previous iteration. The chipset will also reportedly optimize battery performance of the devices.
With more and more companies bent on incorporating dual-lens camera setups on their devices, the iPhone 8 is definitely pegged to retain this striking feature from its predecessor. The iPhone 7 Plus featured Sony-manufactured 12MP dual-lens camera system which rolled out DSLR-like picture quality. Now, considering the fact that the iPhone 8 will feature quite a significant time after the 7 Plus, there is no doubt that features like 4K video recording and ultra-slow motion video can be expected from it.
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Previously, post the iPhone 7 launch event, tech enthusiasts had formed the opinion that the iPhone 8 will release in 2017 but latest reports however, negate the same fact. According to sources, Apple is looking to launch the much awaited ‘S’ variants of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in their forthcoming September 2017 launch event. That naturally pushed back the iPhone 8 launch yet another year although the premise surrounding the device is hardly slated to wane anytime soon./ Considering the fact that the Tim Cook-led tech firm have very tight-lipped policies regarding their products, we will only manage to get concrete details regarding the iPhone 8 once Apple decides to give them to us.
iOS 11 Is Slated To Bring In The Smartest Siri Yet
May 28, 2017
Apple has some big releases lined up for this year, and contrary to popular belief, the iPhone 8 is not all that they are focusing on for 2017. However, one has got to admit that the iPhone 8 is undoubtedly the most anticipated device slated for release later this year. But however many reports speculate that the smartphone may be delayed, there is one massive thing that Apple is expected to unveil within the coming few months. This highly anticipated reveal is not a device in itself, but actually, the software that will power the company’s upcoming iPhone edition- the iOS 11.
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The iOS 11 is the latest version of the iPhone operating system; and to celebrate the tenth year anniversary of Apple’s smartphone that has stood the test of time and acquired its own exclusive following, we expect some mammoth new features to make their way into the iOS 11. And for good reason too, for last year’s software release iOS 10 was hailed as the best iPhone OS to have ever been rolled out, with most of its features aimed at enhancing the users’ convenience. No wonder, then, that Apple users are expecting big things from the iOS 11.
There are some speculations doing the rounds about what we can expect from the upcoming new OS, but the first and foremost feature that comes to our mind when we think about the iPhone is its voiced AI companion. Siri has been revolutionizing the way we look at smartphones since its advent and has led many smartphone conglomerates to go scampering about to create their own version. However, even so many years after, Siri still rules the class. However, there are still a number of things that the Apple user may want to see being implemented for the betterment of the software. Better accent recognition is one of them, for while Siri has been the perfect companion for us, interacting with Apple’s signature software proves to be a pain for many users who are not from the US.
But it looks like Apple already has big plans for Siri, and while the vocal interaction will undoubtedly improve, we also know that the Cupertino-based company is working on improving the software with new machine learning skills. The aim is to make Siri more adaptable to its user’s specific recurring habits and stay on top of things in accordance. While there are not a lot of info on the matter yet, we can hope to know more when Apple introduces the software a few months later.
Which brings us to the release date of the iOS 11. Apple has traditionally been introducing the iOS update sat the WWDC event every year, and this year is slated to be no different. But whereas we did not have any clear idea about when we could see it, it now appears that we have a date. It is now confirmed that the event will kick off on June 5 this year, and as is customary, Apple may introduce the iOS 11 this year at the keynote on the opening day itself. It is then that we hope to know all that Apple wants to achieve with the iPhone 8.
FIFA 18 Will Bring in Joy to the Football Fans in India
May 24, 2017
FIFA has always been one of the most popular video games in the different nook and corners of the world and India is not at all an exception. There are no doubts that there are a huge number of football fans who engage in playing the game very much like their European counterparts. In fact, football is one of the most important sports in India after cricket and quite naturally there is a huge fanbase of FIFA as well.
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Last time round when India became a part of the game in the FIFA franchise, the fans of the game in India had a great time. And that is quite obvious. This is because it always feels great to play with your idols in the virtual world. And for those gamers who engage in playing the game FIFA in India, some great news is waiting for them. The news states that the developers of the game are considering the inclusion of the Indian Super League in FIFA 18. That will be really great for all the fans as ISL has managed to grab the attention of the fans of Indian football to some great extent.
Not just that, the inclusion of the Indian Super League in the game FIFA 18 will provide it with the kind of exposure that it deserves. That will present Indian football in a much better way to the whole world. That will certainly do Indian football a world of good. ISL has already grabbed the attention of the football fans across the world, and its inclusion in FIFA will make things even better.
If that is not enough, bigger things are waiting for the Indians. It’s been revealed by various sources that a number of Indian players will have a hike in the OVR when FIFA 18 becomes available on the market. The reliable sources have stated that as many as five Indian players are expected to have an OVR higher than seventy which is pretty impressive. Among the five players, one is certainly going to be Sunil Chhetri who is currently the leading scorer for India. The other player who will have an OVR better than seventy is Gurpreet Singh Sandhu who is playing regularly in Europe. The remaining three are not yet confirmed. In fact, none of these are confirmed by the developers of the game. These are all speculations, and it is believed that the speculations are very much in favor of turning out to be true.
The Indian fans of football need to wait for a bit longer in order to get hold of FIFA 18 for there is still some time to go before the month of September when the game FIFA 18 will be launched. And there are reports that FIFA 18 will come with better graphics as well for there have a number of reports which have suggested that gamers are not exactly happy about the glitches in FIFA 17 which pop up quite frequently despite the introduction of the Frostbite engine. It seems that FIFA 18 is going to be a real bet for Electronic Arts to earn back the faith of the fans. And there is always the promise of that.
NBA 2K18: All You Need To Know Before the Game Releases
May 16, 2017
The game basketball has allured us for a long. NBA, the professional basketball league of America is one of the most famous sporting events all over the world. And taking full toll of the huge popularity of NBA, 2K games has launched a gaming franchise, NBA 2K, which is the most successful basketball oriented video gaming franchise of all time. 2K games launched the first iteration of this video game back in 1999, and since then it has been a massive hit among the fans. The last installment of this basketball-based video game, the NBA 2K17 has been an immense hit, and both the critics as well as the fans acclaimed the features and the graphics of the game.
So after the successful endeavor with the last installment, 2K games is all set to release the next version of the game, the NBA 2K18.Now the question arises what will be the NBA 2K18 release date? 2K Games loves to maintain a tradition, when it comes to the release date of a new version. If we take a look at the release date of the previous versions of this stunning video game, we will notice 2K releases the game in the second half of the year. So we hope the developers will maintain their tradition and will launch the NBA 2K18 in September or October.
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Now, the second big question is what features the NBA 2K18 will offer to us, and most importantly what fans are expecting from this much-anticipated video game? According to many trusted sources, the biggest change in the upcoming NBA 2K18 is going to be featured in the My Career mode. You will now be able to create new players in the My Player section which comes under the My Career mode. And the hardcore NBA 2K gamers will love this feature, as they can now create a new player according to their likings and they can even include the player in their team too. Moreover, the My Manager mode is also going to be included in the NBA 2K18. It is one of the popular modes the game features and the developers have already assured they will retain this mode in the upcoming edition.
Apart from that, rumor is the upcoming NBA 2K18 will be VR compatible. Most of the video games which has been released this year or going to be released soon, comes with the support to the virtual reality. And to stay in the rat race, 2K is also planning to launch the NBA 2K18 with the virtual reality. Moreover, to add fuels in the rumors, 2K has launched the NBA VR Experience in the last November in order to get an idea how will the game behave, if it is launched with this modern day technology. Few reports also suggest that, the upcoming NBA 2K18 will sport 4K resolution. But as of now, it is looking like a far-fetched dream and the feature will be added in the later editions.
LG G6 will feature All-Glass Design and Plan to stick with 3.5mm Headphone Port
January 16, 2017
With the year end we have a lot to look forward to in terms of smart phone releases for the month of April. We have Apple and Samsung who are coming up with the production of smart phones that are going to define revolutionary models. LG G6 is expected April 2017 release, and the details regarding the LG G6 have been making the rounds. With the latest rumors pouring in LG is going to keep the 3.5mm headphone port, and do away with the swappable battery, and add an all-glass design. These features sound very interesting and deserve to be checked out.
We recently got to know that LG is reportedly planning to make its smart phone waterproof just to compete with Apple and Samsung. However, LG is known to make an effort by making the LG G6 water resistant, the company will move away from the modular build of the LG G5, which allows users to add accessories like a removable battery and camera attachment to the device. The all glass body design is going be a big step along with the removal of swappable battery that its competitors could not offer. While LG may remove the ability to replace the LG G6’s battery, it will try and make up for it by including wireless charging capabilities , along with the new LG pay which will be using Magnetic Secure Transmission similar to Samsung Pay. This means that LG G6 owners will be able to make easy payments by touching their Smartphone to magnetic card readers at stores.
While Apple has planned to do away with the standard 3.5mm headphone port on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the rival of the company Samsung is known to do the same with its Galaxy S8, LG will supposedly retain the headphone jack on the LG G6. LG is known to come up with LG G6 at Mobile World Congress, which kicks off on Feb. 27. Thus, with such attractive inclusion we can understand that LG is going to go overboard with the production of LG G6 which is expected to hit the stores next year. Meeting up to the standards set by the last model LG G6 is suppose to have features that would make it worth the amount charged for. Thus, till the release of the Smartphone in the market all we can do is wait till we can get our hands on it.