Want to attend Google I/O 2017 in person? Registrations start today

Want to attend Google I/O 2017 in person? Well, the first thing you need to do is register. You have a deadline of 5pm PST on February 27th, to drop your name in the hat by filling out and submitting the appropriate paperwork. To get to the right place, simply click on the sourcelink. It is not first come first served, so as long as you get your name in on time, you will have the same chance as anyone to have your name drawn at random. And if you are selected on February 28th when the drawing takes place, you will receive your ticket via email on the same day.

To register, you need a Google …

T-Mobile's Galaxy S7 Nougat beta users start getting the official Android 7.0 update

While the unlocked Exynos versions of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in UK, Germany and other places have been receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update on their handsets, the US carriers are still dragging their feet a month after Samsung announced the official rollout. That’s to be expected, of course, as the local units are powered by a different chipset, and… carriers. 

T-Mobile, however, is almost ready with the update, it seems, as it has started pushing retail Nougat with the new Samsung UX overlay to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users who subscribed for the beta version …

Upcoming LG Watch Style may start at $249

Do you like what you’ve seen of the LG Watch Style so far? A “trusted source” told Android Police that the smartwatch goodness (pictured above) will start at $249. If LG offers more choices of band style and color, it will have room to experiment with higher price points.

Also, the LG Watch Style will launch together with the LG Watch Sport, which is rumored to be a more fully-featured smartwatch that probably commands a higher price point. More specifically, the Sport edition adds features like LTE, NFC, heart rate monitoring, GPS, waterproofing, and a higher resolution …

Amigo helps you stop texting and start hanging with your friends

amigo-co Social planning is a tough nut to crack, but a new app called Amigo is looking to make a difference when it comes to how we hang out with our friends.
The premise behind Amigo is that we spend too much time in back-and-forth communication with our friends about what we want to do, where we want to go, and when.
But Amigo aims to be a social secretary of sorts, helping out with all that… Read More

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Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL sales start in Europe

After the US, it looks like the pre-orders for the Windows 10-powered Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagship smartphones have also started shipping in Europe. Stock is also available in stores so no need to worry if you didn’t book your unit.


Users from Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain who pre-ordered the devices are reporting on Reddit that the software giant has charged their bank account for the order, and has also sent emails informing them about the shipment.

In Germany, only the Lumia 950 is on pre-order at the Microsoft Store – the 950 XL is currently out of stock. However, both are currently on pre-order on Amazon, which says they’ll be shipped starting December 4.

It’s worth mentioning that those purchasing the devices from Amazon will also get a Transcend Micro SDHC 32GB memory card as well as a Fatboy wireless charging pillow for free – the deal is valid till tomorrow. In addition, Lumia 950 XL customers will also get a free Microsoft Display Dock until January 31 – similar deal is also there at the Microsoft store.

Over in the Netherlands, although both are available for pre-order at the Microsoft Store, they in stock (ready to ship) at several third-party stores – including Belsimpel, Studentmobiel, GSMwijzer, and Algebeld – with delivery in 2 to 4 working days.

As for the price, while the Lumia 950 carries a tag of €599, the bigger cousin Lumia 950 XL will set you back €699.