Surprisingly, Nokia 6 2nd Generation gets Android 8.0 Oreo at first boot

We already know HMD Global is pretty fast when it comes to software update, but we didn’t think it’s that fast. A few days ago, the Finnish company added a new device to its portfolio of smartphones available in China, the Nokia 6 2nd Generation (or Nokia 6 2018).

The official specs sheet that was published when the phone was announced mentions the Nokia 6 2nd Generation ships with Android Nougat on board. However, HMD said the phone will get an Android 8.0 Oreo update soon after launch.

Even though Nokia 6 2nd Generation does ship with Nougat on board, the smartphone is getting the …

Nokia 6 2nd Generation announced with better CPU, OZO Audio and Bothie mode

As expected, HMD Global has just taken the wraps off another Android smartphone, a small Nokia 6 upgrade. Dubbed Nokia 6 2nd Generation, the handset will be exclusively available for purchase in China for $230.

Unlike the previous Nokia 6 model that packs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, the 2nd Generation comes with an upgraded 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 CPU.

The new Nokia 6 2nd Gen comes in two variations: 32GB and 64GB. Both versions include 4GB RAM though. The former costs $230, whereas the latter will sell for around $245 …

Pokemon GO gets its first Generation 3 Legendary Pokemon, but only for a limited time

Pokemon GO fans rejoice, as developer Niantic has just confirmed the game will be visited by a Legendary Pokemon for the next several weeks. Groudon may be the game’s first Generation 3 Legendary Pokemon that players will have the chance to catch starting this week.

Groudon is a Ground-type Legendary Pokemon that was originally discovered in the Hoenn region. He should start showing up in Raid Battles around the world in the next couple of days. Players should look for Groudon at Gyms near them if they want to be among the first to catch the Legendary Pokemon.

Keep …

Second generation Amazon Echo and Echo Dot on sale again in time for holiday shopping

Miss Amazon’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on the second generation Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers? We have some great news. Amazon will once again have both units on sale for the exact same pricing it offered the two smart speakers for during the recent shopping holidays. We’ve pointed out often that smart speakers will be found under many trees and inside many wrapped boxes for Christmas and Chanukah this year. With a dedicated speaker and a virtual assistant, smart speakers can come in handy, and they make a great gift.

For example, Alexa can help Amazon …

Samsung starts production of SoC chips using second generation 10nm process

Samsung has announced today that it has started churning out chipsets made using the company’s second generation 10nm process. Samsung hasn’t  made any specific announcement, but there is a good chance that this second generation process will be employed in the production of the Snapdragon 845 chipset and the next version of the Exynos SoC. Both of these chips are expected to drive specific versions of the Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S9+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in 2018

The new generation manufacturing technique uses 10LPP (Low Power Plus) which raises the performance …

iPhone X design compared to every previous generation on video

The iPhone X is the biggest redesign of Apple’s iconic smartphone. It marks both an important anniversary for the company and a new chapter for the iPhone. By removing the bottom bezel, and consequently the home button, the iPhone X not only looks different to previous iterations, but also feels different to use with its entirely touch- and gesture-based interface.

Just in time for the release of the X, YouTube user Canoopsy uploaded an intriguing video, in which he goes over every iPhone generation, comparing the various differences in design that …

Pokemon Go leak reveals generation 3 pocket monsters that could be added during Halloween event

At the beginning of this month, we told you that Pokemon Go developer Niantic would once again be celebrating Halloween with a special event. Last year’s Halloween celebration drove enough traffic back to the game to make it once again the number one grossing app for iOS. Last year, players were awarded twice the number of candies that they would normally receive for catching a Pokemon, hatching eggs, and transferring Pokemon to the Professor. In addition, certain pocket monsters like Zubat, Golbat, Gastly, Haunter, Gengar, Drowzee and Hypno could be found more often in the game.

When members …

Upcoming Moto Z2 Force is benchmarked, revealing specs for the second generation model

With Motorola expected to unveil at least one new phone during its July 25th event, one model that is a possibility to be announced in New York City on that date is the Moto Z2 Force. Today, the second-generation model has been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark site under the model number XT-1789-05. Before we run down the specs, we need to make one assumption, and that is to expect a 5.5-inch AMOLED screen on the device. That would match the specs of the screen used on last year’s model.

According to AnTuTu, the resolution of the display will be 1440 x 2560 (QHD). The current top-of-the-line …

First generation Apple Watch units with a bloated battery now have three-years of warranty protection

A leaked internal document not meant for the eyes of the general public, reveals that Apple is adding two-free years to the limited warranty on any original generation Apple Watch with a swollen or expanded battery. This means that owners of a first gen Apple smartwatch with a swollen juicer, now have warranty protection for a total of three-years from the date of purchase. The wearable was originally launched on April 24th 2015, which means that the device turned two-years old last week.

Apple products with a swollen cell are usually given an extended two-year limited warranty, one year …

9-year-old girl seeks clean air for her generation, sues Indian government over pollution


Ridhima Pandey is living proof that no one’s too young to fight climate change.

The nine-year-old girl recently filed a legal case against the Indian government for failing to curb greenhouse gas emissions from factories, vehicles, and agriculture. The petition accuses officials of neglecting their duty to protect Indians young and old from environmental harm.

“My government has failed to take steps to regulate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which are causing extreme climate conditions,” Pandey said in a recent statement. “This will impact both me and future generations.”

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