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T-Mobile’s LG V10 starts getting Nougat update

T-Mobile has started pushing out a new update to LG V10 units on its network. Weighing in at 1366 MB and arriving as software version H90130b, it's a major update that brings along Android Nougat (version 7.0). In addition, the update also includes an E911 timer fix as well as some software and stability-related fixes. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take time for the update notification to pop up on your handset's screen. Source | Via



New high-end Asus smartphone certified for Bluetooth 5.0

A new Asus smartphone was certified for Bluetooth 5.0. This particular smartphone carries the model number ZS551KL, which is likely to be a variant of the Asus Zenfone 4, likely to be a "Deluxe" or "Pro" model, three of which are said to be unveiled next month in Taiwan. The certification was published at Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group), the organization responsible for the development and trademarking of the Bluetooth technology. Source: Bluetooth SIG Given that the Zenfone 3 Deluxe carries a very similar model number: ZS550KL (at least in the US), the purported device...



Amazon’s new Echo Dot Kids Edition is a more expensive Dot with parental controls

Amazon is revamping its Echo Dot speaker to entice parents with its new child-friendly Kids Edition. The Echo Dot Kids Edition is a regular Echo Dot with a rugged rubber band around it (Blue, Green or Red), a 1 year subscription to Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited and 2 years of worry-free warranty, meaning Amazon will replace your broken Echo Dot Kids Edition for free, no questions asked. And all of that comes at the price of $79 which is $30 more than the $49 Echo Dot 2nd Generation. The $30 may be worth it though, especially if you plan to use FreeTime Unlimited which costs $36...



Supplier reportedly confirms new iPhone will have wireless charging

We've already heard many rumors about Apple's next iPhone and whether it will support some kind of wireless charging. Today's report comes from Nikkei Asian Review who says that the CEO of Wistron, Robert Hwang, said: Assembly process for the previous generations of [iPhones] have not changed much, though new features like waterproof and wireless charging now require some different testing, and waterproof function will alter the assembly process a bit. This is why we still need to be skeptical with reports like these. If we wanted to speculate on exactly what Hwang said, it's a...



Google Assistant gains more features as it marks availability on 100M devices

Google I/O keynote had a plethora of announcements about its in-house Google Assistant. We already told you the platform would be available with limited functionality on iOS, but on Android, it will bloom in all its glory - you will be able to buy stuff, and you can talk to it in other languages. This summer Google Assistant will be able to detect and respond in French, German, Portuguese and Japanese and by the end of the year Italian, Spanish and Korean would also be available. This update will come to over 100 million devices, Google said. The number represents the currently active...