Motorola has sent out invites for an event in Brazil on April 10. The event is expected to introduce the new Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play. We have already seen significant details of all three devices leak in the past. For example, we know all three phones will have an 18:9 display, the G6 and G6 Plus will have dual cameras and the G6 Play will have a 4000mAh battery. At this point we are really just waiting to confirm the specifications and find out about international availability and pricing. Source Via
Honor just sent out media invites for an event on May 15th in London and from the teaser image it is evident that the company is launching a smartphone and it is expected to be Honor 10. It looks like the company is again focusing on A.I which is evident from ‘Beauty in AI’ caption. Following the trend of launching its Honor flagships around this time of the year, the company is expected to introduce the Honor 10 and it will be powered by the same chipset that is powering the Honor View 10; the Kirin 970 64-bit octa-core processor. The Honor 10 will also pack slim bezel-less design with a 5.7-inches display and is expected to run on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.1 on top with improved A.I features and enhancements. Just like the Huawei P20 series, the Honor 10 is expected to come with a top-notch. It will have dual-rear cameras and a front-facing fingerprint sensor. The live-image of the Honor 10 surfaced recently, however, the design of the phone is partially hidden given that it is in testing. It remains to be seen what Honor has planned up its sleeve and also if its ships with or without a notch. May …
In a $ 750 million IPO, Dropbox, under its trading name DBX, is set to begin selling tomorrow in an offering that everyone who cares about tech should watch.
Dropbox raised $ 750 million ahead of an opening day of trading on Friday in an IPO that will be closely watched across Silicon Valley to gauge the health of the tech economy.
Investors in the IPO bought Dropbox shares at $ 21.
The cloud storage company on late Thursday disclosed that its shares would list at above that price on the Nasdaq on Friday, the company said. That means it’ll have an opening non-diluted market cap of about $ 8.3 billion — significantly less than the company’s last private valuation of $ 10 billion. How the company fares — not just on opening day but in its first few quarters — should give us some indication on how highly-valued private tech companies can fare on public markets in 2018.
Dropbox originally was only expected to price between $ 16 and $ 18 a share, but strong demand from institutional investors encouraged the company to raise the range by $ 2 to $ 18 to $ 20 per share. Still, it means that without a strong pop, Dropbox could be staring at a downround IPO.
Bankers decided there was enough interest to price it even outside that already-updated range.
Highly valued companies like Dropbox, of course, have been reluctant to go public. Dropbox itself waited a decade. And there’s still a somewhat foul taste in the mouth after Snap and 2017’s other high-profile IPO, Blue Apron, didn’t go so well, leading to market speculation that maybe they IPO’d too early.
This spring will offer an updated portrait. Spotify will begin trading in the first week of April, and that combined with Dropbox is likely to set the IPO tone for the rest of the year.
The iPad and Apple Pencil both appear to be on the cusp of massive growth, with a new low-price iPad coming that is expected to support the peripheral imminent at Apple’s "Field Trip" event, if a report from the supply chain is to be believed.
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Apple could begin trial production of its 2018 iPhones as soon as next quarter, seeking to avoid the production problems with TrueDepth cameras thought to have pushed the iPhone X’s launch into last November, a report claimed on Thursday.
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Apple may not be reliant on massive seasonal sales of the iPhone going forward for steady revenue growth, if a new analyst report is accurate.
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Another group of analysts has chimed in on the iPhone X production numbers. A note from Cowen and Company estimates that 53 million units were produced in Q1 this year, in line with the previous estimate of 52.5 million. However, the next three months will see lower quantities – Cowen reduced the estimate to 9 million iPhone X units (a month ago the prediction was for 13-16 million). Estimates by J.P. Morgan also suggest a slump in Q2. Note that the Q1 numbers differ quite a bit from JPM, which estimates 20 million iPhone X units as does KGI. The analysts predict at least three new…
Facebook is said to be planning on launching the Oculus Go VR Headset at F8 Developer Conference on May 1 according to sources of Variety. Facebook declined to comment just as expected. The company first introduced the Go VR Headset back in October 2017. During the announcement in October, company executives mentioned that the Oculus Go VR headset would be available to consumers in early 2018. Since it powers with the same software as Samsung’s Gear VR headset, it will out of the box have support for thousands of VR games and 360-degree video experiences, and other streaming services like Hulu, Netflix, and HBO. The Oculus Go VR Headset comes with an integrated display and all of its computing power directly into the headset, eliminating the need for phone or PC. Furthermore, the headset will come with a 32 GB of onboard storage for the $ 199 variant, and 64GB model will sell at a higher price. Unlike the Oculus Rift headset, Oculus Go doesn’t have any positional tracking technology. If rumors are to be believed, Facebook said to have given a model of Oculus Go VR Headset that is very much like the final retail product some time last year. At CES 2018 in January, the company announced that it was partnering with Xiaomi …
The much-anticipated system-wide dark mode we were looking forward to (after the arrival of some tantalizing evidence) in an upcoming Android release may not exactly be right around the corner, but there’s still ample reason to be excited if you’re the kind of user who craves that easy-on-the-eyes look for your mobile apps.
YouTube dark mode starts hitting mobile, Android expected ‘soon’ was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Here’s when we expect Fortnite Mobile invite code to be sent out to iOS users for testing on iPhone and iPad.
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