Apple Music Adds New Weekly ‘Friends Mix’ in For You

Apple Music is rolling out a new discovery mix called the Friends Mix,  which updates every Monday. It collates 25 songs that your Apple Music friends have been listening to.

The new "Friends Mix" playlists are currently in beta testing and available only to Apple Music subscribers running beta versions of iOS 12, macOS Mojave, or tvOS 12.

News of the playlist was first spotted by a user on Reddit, then reported by 9to5Mac, AppleInsider and several others

The recent update to the Apple Music, we now get to see Friends Mix that includes all the songs listened to by your friends. There are various other mixes (playlists) like New Music Mixes, Chill, Favorites, Chill and more.

Apple Music Adds New Weekly ‘Friends Mix’ in For You
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You can also tap through to a friend’s profile and see their full listening history on Apple Music. The new Friends Mix formalizes this somewhat into a weekly playlist of track

Personalized playlists are a key selling point for streaming music services, with Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Pandora, iHeartRadio and others all offering a variety of playlists for their subscribers.
Source: 9to5mac

YouTube Dark Mode Now Available On Android User

YouTube added a dark mode to its desktop site last year, Google announced that the option to change the theme would be coming to iOS and Android back in March.

A few months after the YouTube dark mode made its appearance on iOS, it’s finally available for YouTube on Android devices.

Some users are reporting that the official YouTube app on Android has mysteriously switched over to the dark theme.

YouTube dark theme rolling out for some users on Android, How to enable YouTube Dark Mode on Android right now

The new option in the settings menu under the general section can just as easily be toggled off back to disable the dark theme and revert to the usual lighter colors.

Google has toyed with us creatures of the night for years when it comes to dark themes on Android. System dark themes have been teased in Android Developer Previews for years,

Apple's 2018 iPad Pro will be Smaller and no Headphone Jack

New reports that have detailed Apple’s plans for new bezel-less iPad Pro models set to arrive later this year, The latest reports from Macotakara say that upcoming iPad Pro devices from Apple will have slightly smaller bodies, a relocated smart connector, and no headphone jack.

The models of 10.5-and the 12.9-inch display will be shrinking certain of their dimensions as well, the same report claims, coming from the Japanese website Macotakara.

The 10.5-inch model will go from 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 millimeters to 247.5 x 178.7 x 6, according to Japanese site Macotakara. The 12.9-inch device will allegedly switch from 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 millimeters to 280 x 215 x 6.4.

These dimensions line up with rumors suggesting Apple plans to introduce a full redesign with the 2018 iPad Pro models, slimming down the bezels much like it did with the iPhone X.

This report does raise a lot of questions about Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro lineup. The lack of landscape support in Face ID, a repositioned Smart Connector, The new 12.9-inch and 11-inch iPad Pros are expected to become official in the second week of September at Apple’s annual fall event.
Source: macrumors

Apple Released New iPhone X ad ‘Unleash' Highlighting A11 Bionic Chip

Apple has released a new ad Published to Apple's YouTube channel on Wednesday.

Apple is calling the new ad ‘Unleash,’ touting that the iPhone X allows you to “unleash a more powerful you” thanks to the A11 Bionic chip inside.

The ad shows a man walking down the street playing iOS multiplayer online battle arena game Vainglory. a game that takes advantage of the A11 Bionic chip and Apple’s Metal API to offer console-quality graphics and fast-action gameplay.

Today’s ad is just the latest in Apple’s iPhone X marketing push. Earlier this month, the company showcased the device’s Face ID functionality in a humorous game show-themed ad.

New Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus Now Available from T-Mobile

Two new Motorola handsets bearing the model Moto E5 Play  and Moto E5 Plus  now available from T-Mobile. smartphones in question are believed to be Moto E5 Plus and Moto Z3 Play,

The Moto E5 Play is available for $150 outright or $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months. The Moto E5 Plus is a bit more at $255 outright or $9 down and $9 per month.

The Motorola E5 Play smartphone has a 5.2 inch IPS LCD capacitative display.  It has 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio.It's packing 8MP rear and 5MP front cameras,  It runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The phone has 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card slot. The phone is backed by 2800 mAh battery and comes with fast battery charging. It is available in black, dark lake and flash gray colours.

Moto E5 Plus smartphone  comes with a 6.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels.  It runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.  a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.The phone is backed by 5000mAh non removable battery. It measures 160.90 x 75.30 x 9.35 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 197.00 grams.
source: T-Mobile 1,2

Google Rumored to Launch a new Pixelbook 2 this year

Google may launch a new version of its premium Pixelbook Chromebook later this year.

According to serial leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks), Google is planning to launch a second-generation Pixelbook with smaller bezels, which will start shipping before the end of this year. The tweet doesn’t include any additional information

The first-generation Chrome OS-running device from Google is among the best Chromebooks device and offers killer performance with amazing keyboard and a sturdy build.

If Google wants second-gen Pixelbook owners to use a stylus while interacting with Chrome OS and third-party apps, the company should include the Pixelbook Pen in the retail packaging

We know Google is taking hardware seriously this year. While everybody expected the Pixel 3 this year, three separate smartwatches and a Pixelbook shows that the company means business.
source: evleaks

Samsung Own Dual Wireless Charger Ready for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event in August 9 will not only see the reveal of its latest Galaxy Note9. According to the latest rumors Samsung is set to unveil a new wireless charger with the Galaxy Note 9. This charger was certified by the FCC last month.

According to a leak by Roland Quandt: “This is the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo (EP-N6100) for the Galaxy Note 9. Charges the Galaxy Watch alongside the phone.”

An image of the new chargers box reveals that it will be called Wireless Charger Duo. There will be two charging pads on it, one standing at an angle and one lying horizontally.

The Samsung Wireless Charger Duo (EP-N6100)  is not quite as neat as the Airpower mat, featuring two different charging locations, but will be happy to fast charge two phones or a phone and the new Galaxy Watch. but no additional details about availability and pricing in other regions are available at the moment.

Amazon Deal : Save $40 on a 3-Pack of Google WiFi

Amazon is selling the Google WiFi system, 3-Pack - Router replacement for whole home coverage for a discounted price of $258.49 . The original price of Google WiFi system, 3-Pack  is $299.00 . On top of the MSRP, Amazon is offering a flat discount of $40.51. discounts will only be available for a limited time, Latest Updated 07/21/2017

source: amazon

Amazon Deal : 43% OFF on GreatCall Jitterbug Smart Easy-to-Use 5.5” Smartphone

This is one of the best deals available on Amazon. The GreatCall Jitterbug Smart Easy-to-Use 5.5” Smartphone for Seniors selling for as low as $84.99. This discounted price of down from the original price of the  Listed Price $149.99 , This offer, you can save $65.00 off of the original MSRP. I believe is one of the best ones available on amazon today as it is a flat discount deal. All of these discounts will only be available for a limited time, Latest Updated 07/21/2017

source: amazon

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Lilac Purple Variant Images Leaked

The leaks keep on coming ahead of the official Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch on August 9, Previous rumors also revealed the color options that we will get when the phablet will launch. reports suggest that the handset will be released on August 24 once pre-orders begin on August 14.

This new leak shows that the flagship is going to be provided in the Lilac Purple version as well.The samsung has already released the Galaxy S9, and Galaxy S9 Plus in a vivid Lilac Purple colour and the same variant is going to be introduced with the Galaxy Note 9.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Lilac Purple Variant  Images Leaked

The new rumour comes in line with the reports highlighting a horizontal dual rear camera on the Galaxy Note 9.

The Galaxy Note 9 is expected to hit the market carrying a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2960,  It will have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 for US variant, the phone will come with 6 GB of RAM. , the phone will come in three memory variants including 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB of internal storage
Source: NieuweMobiel