a list of its phones which are destined to get the Android 7.0 update, but the  () was mysteriously left out from that list. Now, a Flipkart for the Big Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Sale on August 2 Android Nougat update coming “very soon,” at the bottom of the banner. Although Xiaomi’s spokesperson hasn’t confirmed this, Gadgets 360 has learnt the Android Nougat build for Redmi Note 4 is in beta phase at the moment. 

The Redmi Note 4 has been one of Xiaomi’s more popular models in India and to mark its 6-month anniversary, is which will include offers like a 40 percent value back when the smartphone is exchanged within a period of 6-8 months. Redmi Note 4 buyers can also avail EMI facility and “Buyback Guarantee” for a price of Rs. 249 for all variants of the phone.

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Nokia 8 Copper Gold variant leaked in new images
Leaks for the upcoming are flooding in, and this time we have yet of the Copper Gold version of the phone. The Nokia 8 smartphone made by is all set to  at an event in London. The new phone is tipped to comes with a dual rear camera setup with Carl Zeiss optics and most likely have a top-end SoC. Romanian site mobilissimo.ro also  that in Romania, Vodafone has listed the Nokia 8 for EUR 517.42 (roughly Rs. 38,900), which is slightly lower than the price of EUR 589 (roughly Rs. 43,400). 

In other news, users of the  are with their units where they are unable to access the  Equaliser settings when in certain music apps like Play Music or .  has since responded, and has confirmed that it is working on a fix for the issue.

Snapdeal terminates Flipkart acquisition talks
Talks about acquiring , but before things could be finalised, Snapdeal has the $950 million-takeover (over Rs. 6,000 crores) apparently over the complexity of the deal. A spokesperson from the company added that it will now pursue “Snapdeal 2.0” which is expected to help Snapdeal be “financially self-sustainable”. 

Snapdeal’s chief executive and founder  sent a on Monday in which he encouraged them to aim for the bigger ambitions, saying, “We have a tremendous team, millions of loyal customers, hundreds of thousands of motivated sellers and a phenomenal platform that has been built with years of effort,” Bahl wrote in the letter obtained by NDTV. 

Micromax launches Selfie 2 smartphone in India
After listing it quietly on the company website last week, the smartphone officially in India today. As you already know, the big highlight of the Micromax Selfie 2 is its front camera setup, its latest Android software, and the fingerprint scanner support at the back. The smartphone is priced in the country at Rs. 9,999 and will be made available in all major retail stores from August 1. Other specifications include a 5.2-inch HD display, quad-core SoC, and 3GB of RAM. 

Apple iPhone 8’s features spotted in HomePod firmware
itself has about what you could expect in at least one of the models it plans to launch later this year. In its smart speaker firmware is a face unlock feature for the iPhone, which would allow customers to get past the lock screen by just looking at the phone. The codebase also mentions an infrared camera, which could be there to detect a user’s face in the dark. The existence of these references lends further credibility to several reports from earlier that suggested that Apple is planning to ditch the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on at least one of its upcoming iPhone models, potentially the iPhone 8.

Apple’s may finally be getting as few users in the UK spotted a 4K HDR listing for recently-purchased films, stated a report. Some films like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as well as Passengers showed copies of the film as 4K HDR, AppleInsider  on Saturday.

WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone tips new features 
may have for its OS but that hasn’t stopped developers from continuing app updates for the platform.  beta for  recently that upgraded the version number to 2.17.234 along with features like verified profiles of business users. The WhatsApp beta update also  users to add a “check mark” symbol in front of their name in the app, which is being speculated to have been done in order to avoid confusion regarding the authenticity of the businesses in the future. 

OnePlus 5 ’emergency call bug’ fix reportedly introduces a new problem
an issue which caused the  () to reboot when a user dials ‘911’, the emergency hotline for the police in the US. However, the recent fix is reportedly causing an adverse effect on battery life, according to several users on the company’s . Some users have complained that their smartphone loses around 20-25 percent battery during night time in idle state even when the doze mode is switched on. The company is yet to respond on this new issue. 

Broadcom Wi-Fi chip flaw threatens 1 billion smartphones
is one of the biggest suppliers for components that go into your smartphone and a in its Wi-Fi chip might leave about a billion phones vulnerable to attacks. The Exodus Intelligence’s Nitay Artenstein exposed and demoed a critical flaw in the chip that let the hacker gain remote execution access on smartphones. Thankfully,  and  have both fixed the bug before anyone could take advantage of this exploit, but devices that haven’t been updated could still be at risk.

Facebook shuts down AI system after bots invent their own language
Days after CEO Elon Musk said co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s , the social media company has one of its AI systems because “things got out of hand”. The AI bots created their own language, from scratch, and without human input, forcing Facebook to shut down the AI system. The AI bots’ step of creating and communicating with the new language defied the provided codes. Scared yet? 

Apple paid Nokia $2 billion as a part of a patent lawsuit 
Following a patents row that escalated between  and  in , Apple Nokia $2 billion (roughly Rs. 12,818 crores) upfront cash as part of the settlement terms. According to a  in TechCrunch on Friday, Nokia will not get $2 billion every quarter – this was non-recurring catch-up revenue and Nokia hasn’t said what it plans to do with all this cash.


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