Google's meticulously planned transition from the Android N to the Android Nougat naming scheme has been closely followed by fresh Nexus 2016 news.
The internal specs for these next two Android phones has been leaked, and they're both shaping up to be promising sequels to the current Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, according to Android Police.
As we've reported on in the past, HTC is making both handsets this year, but we finally have a clearer idea of the power being put into the larger Android Nougat smartphone, codenamed HTC 'Marlin'.
Profit margins on hardware tend to be slim, and because Google enforces strict conditions on the inclusion of its app store and services, phone makers don’t have much room to stand out with their own software if they want to include any Google elements at all. Analyst firm Canaccord believes many Android phone makers are merely breaking even or losing money.
Google wants the entirety of the internet to be explorable in virtual reality, and it's started using its mobile Chrome browser to make that happen. The latest beta and developer versions of Chrome for Android include support for the open source WebVR standard, reports Road to VR. The dev version also makes mention of a "VR Shell" feature that, in the future, will enable mobile device headsets to browse any website regardless of whether it uses WebVR.
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” MATE Edition.
Asian firms must embrace 'open innovation' to remain competitive
Businesses in Asia should embrace the "open source way of innovating" to gain agility and speed, and ensure they are delivering services that their customers want.
That was the key message delegates should take away from the Red Hat Summit here this week, said Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen, Red Hat's Asia-Pacific senior vice president and general manager, who underscored the need for a collaborative platform and apply the concepts of open source to the world's markets,.
On the second day of the Red Hat Summit this week, attendees found themselves invited to a wedding during one of the general sessions.
The groom was Matt Hargrave, a Red Hat client from Texas, and, it probably goes without saying, a huge fan of the company. The bride was Shannon Montague, a sign language interpreter.