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iPhone 8: New Apple handset to come in coppery 'blush gold' colour, leak suggests

The Independent - Tech

The new iPhone will come in at least one brand new colour. Apple has taken to revealing new hues alongside its new handsets in recent years. This time around, that will be a coppery colour that is being referred to as "blush gold", according to numerous leaks. And that colour has already been seen, in leaked SIM trays that will eventually slot into the side of the mystery handset. Though the tray looks metallic and shiny, it's likely that the phone itself will be much more glossy.


HTC U Flagship Smartphone To Be Announced On May 16

International Business Times

HTC may have already released the smartphone called the HTC U Ultra, but it will soon be announcing its flagship model next month. The Taiwanese phone maker has revealed that it will be announcing its flagship smartphone next month on May 16. HTC revealed the launch date of its upcoming flagship smartphone via Twitter. The company's tweet also included a five-second teaser briefly showing of the handset. It was also accompanied by the following tagline: "Squeeze for the Brilliant U." The upcoming handset is believed to be called the HTC U, according to GSM Arena.


iPhone 8 could be bad news for Android handset makers

ZDNet

Android handset makers could end up in a world of hurt if Apple cuts the price of the standard iPhone lineup. Must read: Apple products you shouldn't buy (and three that you can't buy anymore) All indications suggest that the tenth-anniversary iPhone 8 (or whatever it ends up being called) is going to come with a hefty price tag, around the $1,000 to $1,200 mark. But one prominent Apple watcher has suggested that Apple could use the windfall from the sale of the iPhone 8 to slash the price of the iPhone 7s/7s Plus. That price cut could easily be $100. Let's move the focus away from Apple and look at how this could have a devastating effect on Android handset makers.


Android 7.0 Galaxy S7: Nougat Update Hitting Samsung Handsets In Canada

International Business Times

Canadian carriers including SaskTel, Bell, Virgin Mobile, EastLink, Wind Mobile and Freedom Mobile are now updating their Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge handsets to Android 7.0 Nougat, according to SamMobile. Galaxy S7 handsets are receiving the G935W8VLU2BQB6 version software, while Galaxy S7 Edge handsets are receiving the G935W8VLU2BQB6 version, which till take them from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Android 7.0 Nougat. The 1.3GB software update will require a Wi-Fi connection and a fully charged battery to be installed. The update should hit devices wirelessly without having to check for it manually. The Android 7.0 Nougat update has been under way since mid-January.


iPhone SE review: Apple gently refines its phone to make the best small handset in the world

The Independent - Tech

Nasa has announced that it has found evidence of flowing water on Mars. Scientists have long speculated that Recurring Slope Lineae -- or dark patches -- on Mars were made up of briny water but the new findings prove that those patches are caused by liquid water, which it has established by finding hydrated salts. Several hundred camped outside the London store in Covent Garden. The 6s will have new features like a vastly improved camera and a pressure-sensitive "3D Touch" display