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Support page confirms that Galaxy Note8 will have a dual-SIM version

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is going to have a dual-SIM version. Not unexpected, but still nice to get some confirmation, which in this case comes from a support page on Samsung.com that went up too early. The page lists model number SM-N950F/DS, which should be the Exynos-powered version of the Note8 (F models usually are). The page was on the Austrian sub-site, so this model is for Europe. The card slot arrangement is not yet clear, though the Galaxy S8+ uses a hybrid slot exclusively. The US version of the Galaxy Note8 could launch as soon as 10 days from now. That will likely be...



OnePlus 5 Oreo roll out resumes as OxygenOS 5.0.1

Recently, OnePlus cancelled the roll out for the OnePlus 5 Oreo (stable) update due to bugs. That build was arriving as Oxygen 5.0. Now, the company has announced that the roll out has resumed. As for difference between the two builds, the new one is arriving as OxygenOS 5.0.1 and contains a couple of new fixes, presumably for those issues that caused the cancellation of the first build. The new fixes in question are for bugs related to third party camera application and network issues for European operators. Also, the update isn't compatible with units having unlocked bootloader, so...



ASUS ROG Swift PG349Q monitor launched with non-PWM Dimming

Announced this week, ASUS revealed a fresh monitor under its ROG line of gaming peripherals. The ROG Swift PG349Q is an ultra-wide monitor with non-PWM dimming.

ROG Swift PG349Q Monitor

Measuring 34-inches and with a 3440 x 1440 QHD resolution, the ROG Swift PG349Q has a 120Hz refresh rate and supports NVIDIA’s G-sync technology. The panel Furthermore has a 1900R curvature and a viewing angle of 178°. The monitor has a 330 cd/m² brightness, a 4ms response time and 1000:1 static contrast. It moreover uses a non-PWM method to provide flicker-free brightness adjustment of the LED screen. The PG349Q has a stand shaped like a triple-blade fan with copper-colored accents. The back of the panel has the famous ROG logo what has RGB LEDs developed in. The lighting could be customized by the Aura Sync RGB software. There is Furthermore an LED inside the neck of the monitor. The back is in which you have the power and control buttons for the monitor. The ROG Swift PG349Q has TUV Rheinland-certified ASUS Ultra-low Blue Light filters (up to four) to protect your eyes from harmful blue light and reduce eye strain from long gaming sessions. READ A lot more: Purported ASUS ZenFone 6Z AnTuTu listing reveals 363K+ result and navigation keys specs ASUS hasn’t unveiled details about pricing and availability yet. However, we don’t expect it to be affordable like the PG348Q unveiled for $999. (Via: 1, 2)



Google Assistant integration may be coming to Android Messages

As per a report from XDA-Developers, Android Messages is testing Google Assistant integration so more people will use it. With the general public's dwindling interest in using Allo, Google promised to turn its focus away from Allo and put the energy towards improving the experience on Android Messages, Android's default SMS app. In its current testing state, you can only summon Google within conversations and there is no way to Chat directly with Google Assistant like you can on Allo. XDA was able to get Google Assistant to only respond with recommended restaurants and the...



Apple WWDC rumor round-up: what to expect

The WWDC keynote is coming tonight but is it going to be worth the wait? There will be no new iPhone hardware (that's for later this year), but we will get to see the new version of iOS, plus several Apple gadgets. iOS 11 The new version of Apple's mobile OS should allow group FaceTime video calls and will likely say goodbye to 32-bit apps. Little is known beyond that, though murmurs of "dark mode" are interesting. An OLED screen stands to benefit greatly from such a mode - it looks cool and saves energy. We suppose even LCD-based phones will see some benefit, the white backgrounds...