The wearable market is about to get a tad heated this year as two of the major players on the scene – Apple and Samsung – are slated to release their fresh new top-shelf wearables. Of course, you know we are talking about the anticipated Samsung Gear S4 and the Apple Watch Series 4.
Apple’s 29th WWDC developers conference will kick off June 4th and run through June 8th at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Developers can now apply for tickets to the event through the WWDC website (developer.apple.com/wwdc/register/). If you apply, your name will join those of countless other developers hoping to attend, but that will be determined only by random selection. If your name is pulled out of the hat, the credit card associated with your Apple ID will be charged $1,599 USD, or the equivalent in local currency for those not living in the U.S.
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Yesterday, we told you that Snapchat parent Snap had reported a lower than expected gain of 4.5 million new Active Daily Users during the third quarter. More importantly, founder and CEO Evan Spiegel said that the messaging app will be unveiling a new redesign for the Android version of Snapchat. Following the redesign, Snapchat will be easier to use. While Spiegel didn’t reveal a launch date for the new version of Snapchat, a source familiar with the matter said that employees were internally given the date of December 4th as to when to expect the new look to be available.
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A billboard in Boston that we showed you yesterday told us to expect the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 to be unveiled on October 4th. While we told you that it was okay to circle that date on your calendar, we’ve come across an even better clue in the form of a video from the search giant. Like the billboard, the video doesn’t explicitly say that the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will be unveiled on October 4th, but it does strongly hint at it.
In the video, we see certain inquiries typed into the iconic Google search bar including:
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