Tech Chat with David Cannon's Friday News Update

Tech Chat with David Cannon's Friday News Update

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Episode 59 (11th January 2019): LG's innovative new TV is ready to roll at CES 2019

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This week on the Friday News Update:
- Cybic announce the Legend range of smart bikes at CES 2019, with a screen for maps and directions, a music player and Alexa built-in
- Nvidia announce the new RTX 2060 graphics card, giving you ray-tracing tech for an affordable price, and that their RTX graphics cards are coming to laptops
- ASUS announce the ROG Mothership gaming laptop, one of the first laptops with an RTX graphics card, featuring a detachable keyboard, a 17" Full HD 144Hz screen and an Intel i9 processor
- Mui announce a smart... plank of wood, with a touchscreen that lets you check the news and weather, send messages and talk to the Google Assistant
- LG announce the Signature OLED TV R, a 65" 4K OLED TV that rolls up into a box, as well as an 88" 8K OLED TV, Alexa and AirPlay support for their TVs
- Samsung TVs get an iTunes Movies and TV Shows app, AirPlay support and support for control through Alexa and the Google Assistant
- Sony announce huge 85" and 98" 8K TVs and AirPlay support for their TVs
- The Google Assistant gets new features and a smart alarm clock from Lenovo, the Lenovo Smart Clock
- Xiaomi's Redmi, now a spin-off brand, announce the unbelievable Redmi Note 7, with a 48MP camera, a Snapdragon 660 and a 4000mAh battery for the equivalent of £115
- HTC announce the Vive Pro Eyes headset with eye-tracking, a new Viveport Infinity subscription and tease an easier-to-use Vive Cosmos headset
- Samsung announce that the Galaxy S10 will be announced at a Galaxy Unpacked event on the 20th of February
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Buy the Nvidia RTX 2060 (US): http://bit.ly/TC-RTX2060-US
Buy the Nvidia RTX 2060 (UK): http://bit.ly/TC-RTX2060-UK
Buy the Mui: http://bit.ly/TC-Mui
Buy the Redmi Note 7: http://bit.ly/TC-RN7

Episode 58 (4th January 2019): Apple: "Xiaomi how to sell more smartphones in China"

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This week on the Friday News Update:
- Apple announces that it expects to earn $5 million less than initially predicted, blaming sales of iPhones, especially in China, causing shares in other companies with lots of sales in China to drop
- Xiaomi announces the amazing new Mi Play budget phone, with a waterdrop notch, the new Helio P35 and 10GB free data every month for a year
- Honor properly announce their first phone with a hole in the screen for the selfie camera, the Honor View20, in China, with a 25MP selfie camera inside the 4.5mm hole, a 48MP camera on the back and the Kirin 980
- Huawei announce the P Smart (2019) budget phone, with a 6.2" Full HD screen, the Kirin 710 and a 3400mAh battery for just £150 in the UK

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Buy the Mi Play: http://bit.ly/TC-MiPlay
Buy the Honor View20: http://bit.ly/TC-HV20

Episode 57 (21st December 2018): Huawei hopes its innovative new phone will cause a super-Nova

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Plus the Lenovo Z5 Pro GT and the HTC Desire 12S. This week on the Friday News Update:
- Huawei announces their first phone with a hole in the screen for the selfie camera, the Nova 4, with triple cameras enabling 10X zoom and wide angle shots, the Kirin 970 and a 3750mAh battery for a very affordable price
- Lenovo announces the Z5S budget phone, with a waterdrop notch, the Snapdragon 710 and triple cameras
- Lenovo also announces the Z5 Pro GT, a slider phone which could be the first phone with the new Snapdragon 855 and will also have a 12GB RAM model, one of if not the thinnest bezels on a smartphone yet and an AMOLED screen
- HTC announces the Desire 12S, with the Snapdragon 435, a 3075mAh battery and a horrible design

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Buy the Huawei Nova 4: http://bit.ly/TC-HN4
Buy the Lenovo Z5S: http://bit.ly/TC-LZ5S
Buy the Lenovo Z5 Pro GT: http://bit.ly/TC-LZ5PGT
Buy the HTC Desire 12S: http://bit.ly/TC-HD12S

Episode 56 (15th December 2018): Vivo thinks the NEX big thing is a dual display smartphone

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Plus the Galaxy A8S and the Skullcandy Push wireless earphones. This week on the Friday News Update:
- Vivo announces the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition, with a 5.5" second screen on the back for taking selfies, a Time of Flight camera for 3D facial recognition and 10GB of RAM
- Samsung announces the first phone with a hole in the screen for the selfie camera, the Galaxy A8S, with a 6.4" screen, triple cameras and a Snapdragon 710
- Galaxy S10 UK prices, screen sizes and the design of the Galaxy S10 Lite leak
- The Honor View 20 has been teased this week, with a 4.5mm hole in the screen for the selfie camera, a 48MP camera and Link Turbo for faster downloads
- Skullcandy announce their first truly wireless earphones, the Skullcandy Push, with FitFins for a more secure and comfortable fit in your ear, 12h battery life and a $130 price
- Huawei Nova 4 specs leak ahead of its announcement this Monday
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Buy the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition: http://bit.ly/TC-VNEXDDE
Buy the Galaxy A8S: http://bit.ly/TC-GA8S
Buy the Skullcandy Push: http://bit.ly/TC-SCPush

Episode 55 (7th December 2018): Snapdragon 855 fires back at A12 Bionic with 5G support

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Plus the Nokia 8.1, a huge Galaxy S10+ design leak and the shutdown of Google Allo. This week on the Friday News Update:
- Nokia announce the Nokia 8.1, giving you a 3500mAh battery, a Snapdragon 710 and Android Pie with Android One for £380, as well as the Nokia 3.1 Plus with a 6" screen without a notch, 2 day battery life and a Helio P22 for £170 and the European availability of the Nokia 5.1 Plus, available for £200 in the UK
- Qualcomm announce the Snapdragon 855, the processor that will be in nearly all of next year's Android flagships, with 45% faster performance, support for 5G and real time background blurring for video with the new Spectra 380 chip
- The design of the Galaxy S10+ leaks, showing thinner bezels, a quad camera and... a weird rectangular display cutout
- Google Allo is shutting down in March

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Buy the Nokia 8.1: https://www.nokia.com/phones/en_gb/nokia-8

Episode 54 (30th November 2018): Leak shows us what's Nex for the second Vivo Nex

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Plus the Honor 8C and LG's 16 camera phone patent. This week on the Friday News Update:
- Some Samsung Galaxy Note 9 owners in the US can sign up to get the Android Pie beta with the new One UI right now
- Project Fi, Google's US mobile network, is now Google Fi and now works on iPhones as well as more Android phones
- LG have trademarked three smartphone names that suggest they're working on a folding phone
- LG have also patented a smartphone with 16 cameras to take photos at different angles
- Samsung's Galaxy Flex folding phone could start at £1,500 in the UK
- Honor announce the Honor 8C, giving you a notched screen, the Snapdragon 632 and a 4000mAh battery for 11,999 rupees (£135!)
- Vivo's NEX 2 leaks, with triple cameras, a second screen on the back and a 3D scanning Time-of-Flight camera
- The Huawei Nova 4 budget phone appears on a Chinese livestream - it could be the first phone with a hole in the screen for the selfie camera
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Get the Samsung+ app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.samsung.oh
Sign up for Google Fi: https://fi.google.com/about/
Buy the Honor 8C: https://www.hihonor.com/in/product/10091649886107.html

Episode 53 (23rd November 2018): Samsung's next flagships will give a hundred and S10 percent

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Plus the Honor 10 Lite and Huawei's folding phone. This week on the Friday News Update:
- The biggest Black Friday tech deals on today, including the Google Home Mini for £100
- Honor announce the Honor 10 Lite, with a red or blue gradient glass back, a waterdrop notch and the Kirin 710 for just 1399 yuan (£155/$200)
- Huawei's P Smart 2019 smartphone leaks... with almost exactly the same specs as the Honor 10 Lite
- A special edition of the Galaxy S10 leaks, with a 6.7" screen, six cameras and 5G, plus more info on the three other Galaxy S10 models
- Huawei's folding phone could be called the Mate Flex and will have 8" and 5" screens and 5G, according to the latest rumours
- Google Duplex rolls out to a small number of Pixel owners in some US cities
- The Snapdragon 8150 will be announced on the 4th of December

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Buy the Honor 10 Lite (China): https://www.vmall.com/product/10086341166601.html

Episode 52 (16th November 2018): Leak shines a Lite on Google's mid-range Pixel 3

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Plus Black Friday deals, Samsung's luxury flip phone and the Galaxy S10's processor. This week on the Friday News Update:
- You can get a huge discount on the Honor 9 Lite, Huawei P20 Pro and Google Pixelbook today until Black Friday in the UK
- Samsung announces a premium Android flip phone, with a full keypad, a dual camera and a Snapdragon 845 for the equivalent of... £2000. Right.
- Galaxy S10 features and the price and release date of Samsung's Galaxy F folding phone leak
- Samsung announce the Exynos 9820, the processor that will be in the Galaxy S10 in Europe, with a Neural Processing Unit, better gaming performance and 8K video recording
- The mid-range Google Pixel 3 Lite leaks in full, with the same camera quality as the Pixel 3, a Snapdragon 670 and... a headphone jack?
- Amazon launch Alexa Blueprints, allowing you to easily make your own custom Alexa Skills

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Try Alexa Blueprints (UK): https://blueprints.amazon.co.uk
Try Alexa Blueprints (US): https://blueprints.amazon.com
Buy the OnePlus 6: https://www.amazon.co.uk/OnePlus-Android-Version-SIM-Free-Smartphone-Mirror-Black/dp/B07HW2P2W8
Buy the Sony Xperia XZ2: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sony-Xperia-XZ2-SIM-Free-Smartphone-Liquid-Black/dp/B07B54GGNT
Buy the Huawei P20 Pro: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Huawei-Android-SIM-Free-Smartphone-Headphones-Black/dp/B07C7FQTCD
Buy the Honor 9 Lite: https://www.amazon.co.uk/storage-Camera-Display-Official-Device-Blue/dp/B079TMXQ7J
Buy the Google Pixelbook: https://store.google.com/product/google_pixelbook
Buy the HP Intel Core i5 Laptop: https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/hp-15-da0596sa-15-6-intel-core-i5-laptop-1-tb-hdd-silver-10184693-pdt.html

Episode 51 (9th November 2018): Samsung's innovation returns to the fold at SDC 2018

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Plus Bixby Capsules and Xiaomi's launch in the UK. This week on the Friday News Update:
- Samsung unveil their upcoming folding phone, a pocketable phone that can unfold into a 7" tablet, as well as new features for Bixby, a new One UI interface for Samsung phones and new phone screen designs at the Samsung Developer Conference 2018
- Google announce Android support for folding phones or Foldables and an In-App Update API which can download and install app updates while you continue to use the app at this year's Android Dev Summit
- You can now buy Xiaomi's phones, earphones and electric scooter in the UK

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Download Bixby Developer Studio: https://bixbydevelopers.com
Buy Xiaomi's products in the UK: https://www.mi.com/uk/

Episode 50 (2nd November 2018): Apple's new iPad is too Pro for bezels

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Plus the MacBook Air and Mac Mini. This week on the Friday News Update:
- Apple announce a new MacBook Air, with a Retina Display, Touch ID and USB-C
- The Mac Pro gets a small update with a space grey model, more RAM and storage and USB-C
- Apple redesign the iPad Pro with a bezelless 11" or 12.9" ProMotion screen, Face ID and a wireless charging Apple Pencil

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Buy the MacBook Air (2018) (US): https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-mac/macbook-air
Buy the MacBook Air (2018) (UK): https://www.apple.com/uk/shop/buy-mac/macbook-air
Buy the Mac Mini (2018) (US): https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-mac/mac-mini
Buy the Mac Mini (2018) (UK): https://www.apple.com/uk/shop/buy-mac/mac-mini
Buy the iPad Pro (2018) (US): https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-ipad/ipad-pro
Buy the iPad Pro (2018) (UK): https://www.apple.com/uk/shop/buy-ipad/ipad-pro

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