YouTube TV Expands to 14 New Cities, Now Covers 50% of U.S.

YouTube's streaming television service, YouTube TV, today  expanding to 14 more areas in the US. bringing its total to 46 markets and 50 percent of US households. Google’s live TV streaming service – which costs $35/month to subscribe

The new markets were YouTube TV service will now be available include Baltimore, Boston, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Columbus, Louisville, Memphis, Seattle, Tampa, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, and West Palm Beach.


The Google YouTube TV, Service is also laying the groundwork for another 17 markets  in the following weeks  including Austin, Birmingham, Cleveland, Denver, Grand Rapids, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, Harrisburg, Hartford, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego and St. Louis.

 Google says that their service now has the most number of local broadcast station in the live TV streaming market. YouTube TV features more than 50 networks like ESPN, AMC, USA, and FX, plus it includes cloud DVR support and multi-person access.
source: CNET

Nokia 8 Price and Release Date US : AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Nokia has unveiled its first flagship Android smartphone The Nokia 8. The Nokia 8 comes packed with the latest specs which includes the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset,  It is also believed to have two RAM options, 4GB and 8GB. Nokia 8 will come with improved audio technology thanks to the use of Nokia’s OZO audio technology and  a 13MP dual setup on the rear of the phone

The Nokia 8  Price

The Nokia 8 is priced at 599 euro only available nokia 8 european price information, That translates out to around $702 in the U.S. This is still not as expensive as the Apple and Samsung flagships, but does fall comfortably in the premium price bracket More Price Details Updating soon

The Nokia 8 Release Date

HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 8 will start shipping globally in September 2017  like Asia and Europe, There has not been any word on U.S. availability at this time.The phone will be available in Gloss Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, and Polished Copper colours options


Nokia 8 Specs:

| Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android O
| 5.3-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD LCD display at 554ppi pixel density
| 13MP dual cameras with optical image stabilisation, Zeiss optics and 4K video
| 13MP auto focus front-facing camera with ZEISS optics
| 3,090mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
| Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
| RAM- 4GB, 6GB option available
| Storage- 64GB, microSD card slot available
| Expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
| Dimensions: 152x74x7.9mm, 160g
| Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
| Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
| 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0
| USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack

The Nokia 8 Officially Announced - Dual Zeiss Camera, Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM

HMD Global on Wednesday announced the Nokia 8, its long awaited Android flagship, at a grand event in London today.The first flagship from Nokia is official and though it does not get a bezel-less design like the Galaxy S8 and others

Nokia 8 Specs:

| Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android O
| 5.3-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD LCD display at 554ppi pixel density
| 13MP dual cameras with optical image stabilisation, Zeiss optics and 4K video
| 13MP auto focus front-facing camera with ZEISS optics
| 3,090mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
| Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
| RAM- 4GB, 6GB option available
| Storage- 64GB, microSD card slot available
| Expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
| Dimensions: 152x74x7.9mm, 160g
| Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
| Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
| 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0
| USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack



Nokia 8 Price &Release Date

The Nokia 8 will be available for purchase in September where it will be priced at €599 ($705 USD). It’ll be available in Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel color options

Apple Upcoming HomePod Release Date, Features, Price and News

Apple’s upcoming HomePod speaker will have a limited release in December, according to a report.

The HomePod is Apple’s latest innovation. A powerful smart speaker that syncs effortlessly with Apple Music using Siri. The speaker has been created to compete with Amazon’s Alexa enabled Echo and Dot, plus Google’s Home device.

Apple  officially announced in June that it would be jumping into the smart speaker market with its Siri-powered HomePod. The device does a lot more than just play music wirelessly from Apple Music. The HomePod can hear and answer questions on the most popular topics including timers, clocks, news, sport , measurements, translations and weather
The HomePod is expected to launch sometime in Q4 this year in the US, UK and Australia sometime around the holiday season. According to analysts there will be only around 500,000 units available.

Photo Credit: apple

The HomePod will be available for grabs for $349 US dolllars when it becomes available. HomePod is being manufactured by Taiwan-based Inventec with local rival Foxconn likely to start producing the smart speaker sometime next year.

Moto X4 Leaked in New Images : Metal-Glass Body Design, Dual Rear Camera

Moto X4, the next Flagship smartphone from the Lenovo-owned company has leaked once again. Moto X4 smartphone is expected to be announced at an event in Brazil on August 24.

The presentation slide said the Moto X4 would have a 5.2-inch full HD display with 3D glass, and will only be available in the two colors you can see below: Super Black and Sterling Blue. Its dimensions are 148.35 x 73.4 x 7.99 mm, and it tips the scales at 163g.


Moto X4 is said to be the first non-Nexus or Pixel phone with Google’s Project Fi device and will launch in the fourth quarter of 2017

The smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor backed up by an Adreno 508 GPU, though RAM and storage is said to vary by region.3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage in North America, Latin America, and Europe; 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage in Asia Pacific region


Other features include a fingerprint sensor beneath the display, a 16-megapixel front-facing camera for low-light selfies, dual cameras on the back of the phone  also shoots 4k video at 30 frames per second, or Full HD video at 60 frames per second and a 3,000mAh non-removable battery capable of turbo charging.

Sprint 4G LTE Data Speeds Up 28% in Seven Months

Sprint has today announced that its average download speeds are now 28-percent faster than seven months ago. according to recent Ookla data. As for which cities those are, they are said to include Atlanta, Denver, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City, and Seattle.

According to Sprint, its LTE speeds have increased by an average of 28% over the last seven months. During the same period, T-Mobile's speeds were only up 18%. Meanwhile, Verizon and AT&T were actually down 8% and 7%, respectively


Sprint customers increasing use of High Performance User Equipment (HPUE) enabled handsets such as the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6 and the HTC U11 have helped increase download data speeds by as much as 30%.
Source: Sprint

New Report : iPhone 8 Launch Now Rumored For November

New reporting from The Korea Herald appears to be surfacing what is likely old information about the iPhone 8 launch. “Apple’s top brass recently approved the September launch of two LCD models, but the  premium model OLED iPhone 8 launch is likely to be delayed to November,”

The company has apparently made this decision because of an unfinished design and some technical issues. It’s claimed that Apple is yet to finalize the iPhone 8’s rear design because is still trying to sort out the Touch ID fingerprint sensor.


The Korea Herald has not been reliable in the past in predicting future Apple products, or release dates for same.

Another  hint that the device may be delayed, per The Korea Herald, is that Samsung Display the company believed to be responsible for building the OLED displays for the phones, "had initially planned to start production for Apple in the first half of this year but had put off the schedule to July due to the delayed decision.
Source: fool.com

T-Mobile Revvl Retail Package Leaked ; Retail Pricing $125

T-Mobile releasing an upcoming smartphone called the Revvl  , The Revvl will launch this coming Thursday, August 10th. Hands-on photos of both the T-Mobile Revvl and its packaging have been shared by prolific leakster Evan Blass.

 The T-Mobile REVVL will be a new budget smartphone with a 5.5-inch screen and will already have 4G LTE connectivity so it can support VoLTE and WiFi Calling.Pricing for the Revvl is said to be $5 down and $5 per month on EIP or $0 down and $5 per month with JUMP! On Demand. Full retail pricing is set at $125.


As the reports suggests, the primary manufacturer of the smartphone is TCL, however, the device will be seen as carrying the T-Mobile official branding

T-Mobile REVVL Specs

|  Android 7.0 (Nougat)
|  5.5-inch HD display
|  Quad-core 1.5 GHz processor.
|  2GB RAM
|  32GB internal storage
|  13-megapixel main camera
|  5-megapixel front-facing camera
|  3000mAh battery
|  fingerprint sensor,
|  expandable storage support (up to 128GB)
Source: Twitter ( Evan Blass) VIA: tmonews

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Color Options Leaked, Available in 8 Colors

Samsung is all set to unveil its Galaxy Note 8 later this month in New York City. new leak via Android Headlines claims to show every colour Samsung is planning.


The leaked image shows that the company will be making it available in a variety of different colors, The image  shows the Galaxy Note 8 in whopping 8 color options. The Galaxy Note 8 will launch in Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Orchid Gray/Violet, Coral Blue, Dark Blue, Deep Sea Blue, Pink, and Gold.


Previous rumours suggest that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may sport a 6.3-inch QHD (1440x2960 pixels) Display, It is expected to be powered Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895 SoC variants, and it is expected to utilize 6GB of RAM.

Samsung has not confirmed the Galaxy Note 8, but the manufacturer has announced it will host an Unpacked product announcement event Aug. 23 at New York
Source: androidheadlines

iPhone 7s Plus Dummy Pictures Leake

First iPhone 7S Plus pictures leaked with glass back, They reveal that the dummy model iPhone 7s Plus uses the same basic chassis design of the iPhone 7 models.

The new model does not differ much from the current model, although we don't know how the front looks. The glass back comes in line with previous reports claiming the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will feature wireless inductive


The pictures suggest that the handset will come packed with a dual camera setup, which is indeed expected considering that the current iPhone 7 Plus has two cameras on the back. Apple is expected to add a new component in the form of a graphite layer to shield the 3D Touch sensor.





Apple is expected to announce all three new iPhones at a September media event. Apple will almost certainly announce all three phones at the same time. The iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus look set to ship in the middle of September.

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Source: 9to5mac