Samsung says it won’t be unveiling the Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress 2017

Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong-jin said (via Reuters) that the Korean company will not be showing off the latest version of its S line of flagship smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, breaking with a many years-long tradition. This is consistent with a recent report suggesting that the company made plans to host a dedicated event in New York City in April…

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Google confirms two flagship, Nexus-like Android Wear devices coming in Q1 2017, Assistant and Android Pay in tow

Before Android Wear 2.0 was delayed to early next year, rumors swirled that Google would make its own smartwatch. Now, in an interview with The Verge, the company has confirmed the two upcoming “flagship” devices, but revealed that they will not be solely Google-made hardware…

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Google I/O 2017 roundup: Here’s everything Google announced this year [Updating]

Google I/O 2017 has been surprisingly chock-full of announcements this year, to say the least. The overarching theme is definitely artificial intelligence and how that tech is manifesting itself in Google Assistant. But there have been plenty of announcements surrounding all of Google’s several ecosystems — from Android, to Daydream, to services like Google Photos and Gmail. more…

G Suite product roadmap reveals Google Calendar web redesign, scheduled for late 2017

Google Calendar for mobile has changed a lot in the past couple of years, but the desktop version hasn’t kept up. Instead, it’s been left in the dark ages of Google design, lacking any traces of Material Design or any of Google’s other recent design trends. Now, we’re finding out that Google has plans to change this sometime this year.

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All the big Android announcements we expect to see at Mobile World Congress 2017

Barcelona’s famous fair, the Mobile World Congress, is just around the corner. As always, (almost) all the big names in mobile will join the party to show the latest and greatest coming out of their R&D. And while Samsung’s absence may represent a hit for the general vibe of the coming days, there will certainly be no shortage of new products and announcements.

So let’s dig through them a bit…

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