Here’s updated mapping vehicle paves way for self-driving cars

It may have been a while since we last we came across a Here 3D mapping vehicle, but that's not to say the company hasn't been using its cars lately. In fact, the Here True collection vehicle is now in its third revision, and I got to hop on one — b… (Source)


Android 7.1.1 update for Nextbit Robin is now available

Over a couple of months after the Android 7.0 Nougat update arrived for the Nextbit Robin, the Andoid 7.1.1 update has been made available for the cloud-focused device. Currently factory images are available, although we expect the OTA rollout will also begin soon.

In case you missed, it was announced earlier this year that Nextbit is being acquired by Razer. While sales of the phone and its accessories have stopped, Nextbit promised that it will honor warranties for six more months, as well as keep pushing software/security updates to the handset through February of 2018.

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Galaxy J5 (2017) listed for pre-order in Germany – announce it already, Samsung

Samsung’s hugely popular J-series of smartphones is due for a refresh and by all accounts an official announcement should happen any day now – the Galaxy J7 (2017) and J5 (2017) even starred in hands-on videos, yet there’s no word from Samsung on the matter. Well, retailers in Germany seem to know a few extra details, as the Galaxy J5 (2017) has been listed for pre-order on a few major online stores.

Price has been set at €279 for the J530FD version, in other words the Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos dual SIM flavor. Otto says the phone will ship at the end of the month, Cyberport cites June… (Source)

alcatel Idol 4 Pro with Windows 10 to be available in Germany starting next month

Back in February this year, there were reports that the alcatel Idol 4S will be available in Europe as the Idol 4 Pro. Now, it has been revealed that the phone will land in Germany next month – July 1 to be precise.

The revelation has been made by a German website Windows United, which says they’ve received this information from “the responsible PR agency.” Pricing information isn’t yet confirmed, but it is expected to be €599.

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2015) will get Nougat in November

A couple of months ago, a list of updates designated for Samsung’s devices leaked from Turkey and revealed which of Samsung’s mid-range devices, like the A and J series) would be getting Android Nougat. In that list, the Galaxy J5 (2015) was nowhere to be seen.

A revised list has been spotted, complete with the expected dates of arrival. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2015) is now listed to receive an Android Nougat update which is set with a date of November 3. The associated model number is SM-J500F.

Although the J5 (2015) is seemingly able to handle the Always On Display feature with its… (Source)