Samsung Gear S3 to receive Tizen 3.0 OS update at some point

The newly introduced Samsung Gear Sport is the only smartwatch that will ship with Tizen 3.0 OS on board. All other Samsung smartwatches are powered by a previous version of Tizen, which makes the Gear Sport more appealing.

Still, Samsung fans who already purchased the Gear S3 will be pleased to know the South Korean company plans to provide them with a Tizen 3.0 OS update at some point in the future.

Reliable sources told AndroidPit that Samsung Gear S3 will receive the Tizen 3.0 OS update, but they failed to mention when exactly it will happen.

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Samsung Gear Sport could be the first wearable device powered by Tizen 3.0 OS

Samsung is expected to launch a new hybrid smartwatch sometime this year, but a full-fledged Gear S smartwatch has been confirmed for unveiling on August 30. The former is also known as Gear Sport and it’s supposed to combine elements of Samsung’s Gear S smartwatches and Gear Fit fitness bands.

As a matter fact, Samsung Gear Sport has already been certified by FCC (Federal Communications Commission), so it’s just a matter of time before the South Korean company makes it official.

Although not much is known about the wearable device, we now have one piece …

30+ Infinity Display wallpapers perfect for the Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy S8/S8+

A day before Samsung makes the long-awaited Galaxy Note 8 official, we are here to bring you a collection of beautiful backgrounds that have been custom-tailored to perfectly fit the device’s high-resolution Infinity Display.

If you somehow haven’t caught up with the news yet, with the Note 8 will sport a display similar to those we saw on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier this year. That is, it will have an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and a QHD+ (as Samsung calls it) resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. As such, the Infinity Display found on the Note 8 is taller then what …

Google brings voice typing to 30 new languages in Gboard, Voice Search and more

New improvements are coming to Google’s apps, the search giant announced. Starting today, voice typing to 30 languages and locales around the world is available in Gboard on Android, Voice Search and more.With the latest update, Google’s speech recognition will support 119 language varieties in multiple apps.

Among the new languages added today, Google mentions support for ancient languages like Georgian. Support for many Indian languages has been added too, along with two of Africa’s largest languages, Swahili and Amharic.

Google is used machine learning models when it added these …

Report: Google was ready to pay $30 billion for Snapchat last year

In November 2013, Snapchat reportedly turned down a purchase offer from Google for $4 billion. That same month and year, Snapchat turned down a deal from Facebook for $3 billion. Snap (Snapchat’s parent company) was eventually valued at more than $24 billion after going public. The bottom line was that by staying patient, Snapchat was eventually able to give its investors a better opportunity. So now out comes a rumor that states Google was willing to pay as much as $30 billion last year for Snapchat.

The talk between Google and Snapchat was alleged to have taken place just before the Series …

Amazon announces its 2017 Prime Day shopping event – 30 hours of deals in 13 countries

The previous two Prime Days have been a runaway success for Amazon, so the e-tail juggernaut just announced the third. Prime Day is quickly becoming one of the biggest shopping events of the year, and the upcoming one will be very soon, on Tuesday, July 11, with hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for members of Amazon’s Prime club, wherever they might reside.

What’s cracking? Well, for the first time those with a Prime account will be able to access no less than 30 hours of deal shopping, starting at 6pm PT/9pm ET on Monday, July 10. The deals will …

Deal: Select Motorola Moto Mods are available for 30% off (limited time offer)

Motorola Mobility currently has a deal for all customers in the US who are interested in buying Moto Mod accessories. More exactly, the company is taking 30% off the price of any Moto Mod that it’s selling via its website. To take advantage of the deal, you’ll have to add the desired Moto Mod (or Mods) to your cart, and use the promo code MOTOMODS30 at checkout.

Here are the Mods that can be purchased for 30% off: Moto Insta-share Projector (normally priced at $299.99), Hasselblad True Zoom (normally $299.99), JBL
SoundBoost Speaker (normally $79.99), and Incipio …

Moto X4 with dual camera and 3,800 mAh battery could be announced on June 30

The Moto X4 is one of the three unannounced smartphones that could be unveiled later this month. We told you yesterday about the price of these handsets, which are known as Moto Z2 Force, Moto G5S Plus, and Moto X4.

Today, we have new information about the Moto X4, which is expected to be a mid-range Android smartphone that will cost around $325. It appears that Motorola will introduce the Moto X4 no later than June 30.

However, the smartphone is probably not going to make it to the market on the same day. Along with the announcement date, we’ve also learned …

30+ beautiful high-res wallpapers, perfect for your Galaxy S8/S8+, Pixel XL, LG G6, HTC 10, and others

High-resolution, and high-quality wallpapers are not the easiest thing to find, especially if you have as many as 1440 x 2560 pixels to fill with information – as would be the case if your smartphone has a QHD display.

The reasons for that are several. Perhaps most importantly, however, it’s just exceedingly easy for wallpaper repositories to simply upscale lower resolution content to make it appear as if it would fit perfectly on your fancy screen, but the reality is that stretching the image takes a ton from the quality. And that’s not what you want if you’re looking to …

From now through May 14th, order a OnePlus 3T and get 30% off priority shipping

Looking to save a little money and grab a great phone? A tweet disseminated by OnePlus on Monday revealed that by using the checkout code “FASTLIKEOP3T,” priority shipping costs would be discounted by 30% on orders for the OnePlus 3T. The deal runs from now through May 14th, and will help OnePlus reduce its inventory of OnePlus 3T units prior to the unveiling and eventual launch of the OnePlus 5.

Earlier on Monday, we passed along a teaser found on the manufacturer’s weibo page. Not only did it confirm that the name of the next model will be OnePlus 5 as expected, it also revealed that the …