Weekly Roundup: Highlights of Week 42

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Even though we have only a couple of months left in 217, the past week i.e, 42nd week of 2017 had amazed with a bit of surprise in product launch and App updates. Huawei launched its flagship phablet Mate 10 Nokia 7 launched and more.

Highlights of Week 42

Huawei launched Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

Chinese electronics giant Huawei had launched their flagship phablets as we have anticipated on October 16th, Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. The Huawei Mate 10 comes with a 5.9 inch FHD+ LCD Display, whereas the Mate 10 Pro sports a 6 inch OLED FHD+ Display. Both the smartphones are powered with HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC and 4/6GB of RAM options. The device runs Android 8.0 Oreo Operating System, sporting a screen expanding facility to turn into a PC.

Google Assistant: ChromeCast Control and “Hey Google” Hotword

Google Assistant has upgraded with new features like ChromeCast control and HeyGoogle hotword added. The Chromecast control update has been rolled out to everyone. But still, the new “Hey Google” hotword seems to have rolled out to few of the users and is expecting to hit more devices soon.

Live Location Sharing added to WhatsApp

WhatsApp has added Live location sharing feature to their new update for Android smartphones. With this new feature, you can now know where your beloved ones, in real-time data until they sender stops sharing. The Live Location Sharing can also be sent to groups.

Nokia 7 launched with Snapdragon 630, Carl Zeiss camera

HMD Global announced a new Nokia labeled smartphone Nokia 7 last week, powered with Snapdragon 630 and 4GB RAM. The smartphone is made of glass back panel, featuring Carl Zeiss camera lens on the rear panel. Like the Nokia 8 flagship, the smartphone has also the “Bothie” camera feature inside, which lets the users share the video from both the front and rear cameras.

Samsung introduced Bixby 2.0 with Open SDK

Samsung Electronics had debuted its own AI-powered Personal Assistant Bixby 2.0 in a conference last week. This time, Samsung had made the Bixby as Open for any developers, but not the merely open source. Samsung had opened an SDK platform to allow developers to implement the Bixby on any smartphones, any devices or any platforms.

Apps Of The Week

Discord – Chat for Gamers

Discord is the only cross-platform instant messaging applications developed for Gamers. By using this app, you can join several gamer communities, groups, channels, etc. to build a good gamer community. the App lets users share texts, images, videos, voice, and more.

Discord - Chat für Gamer
Discord - Chat für Gamer

Learn inFact

Learn inFact is an amazing app for any fact nerd or knowledge seeker. the app will provide valuable pieces of information as infographics, videos, and articles which are never boring.

Learn inFact
Learn inFact
Developer: inFact
Price: Free

Games Of The Week

Okay?

Okay? is a Simple Addictive Android Game.

Okay?
Okay?
Price: Free+

Balance

Blance is an electronics based puzzle game. the game contains several addictive levels, where you need to provide electricity in balanced amount to intented lighthouse without breaking the rules or burning th circuit.

Balance
Balance
Developer: Statnett
Price: Free
4 Comments
  1. Kurt says

    Why guys skipped last week’s roundup?

    1. Akhil G says

      I am really sorry Kurt, our editorial team was on a vacation trip. Sorry for the inconvenience.

  2. Krishna says

    HEY sir, I have my app to submit. Can you try it and include in your next roundup?

    1. Akhil G says

      Hey Krishna, please use our contact form to submit your request. Or mail your details to [email protected]

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