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Nokia's much-anticipated comeback smartphone, the Nokia 6, was unveiled earlier this month without much fanfare. The smartphone will be going on sale next week in China. The company confirmed the news in a Facebook post.

"Get ready! The Nokia 6 is coming to China! More announcements to follow on February 26th... Save the date!", the post said.

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The app market is bigger than it's ever been and, while it seems there's a lean towards free apps as opposed to paid-for products, there's still plenty of money to be made in the market. 

We'll come into this article assuming you have a little pre-existing knowledge of coding and can work your way around a portable language like Xcode or Unity – it's a little outside our scope to teach you how to program the things.

Instead, we're looking at ways you can exploit your skills, get yourself in the right places, and bring in some cash from the potentially lucrative handheld software market.

WhatsApp is tipped to add a new feature to its iPhone app that will let you edit and revoke sent messages. The upcoming feature is said to be disabled by default for WhatsApp for iPhone beta app users though we can expect it to be available soon. Another tipped feature is the ability to preview shared archive files, such as ZIP and RAR files.

Prefer video calls over voice? Is WhatsApp your favorite way to keep in touch? Then we've got good news for you.

The billion-user chat app is pushing video calls live in its Android app, as spotted by Android Police. 

There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to the roll out - some users are getting it in recent beta versions while others aren't. Updating the app doesn't manifest the video chat function, and if the person on the other end doesn't have it enabled, they'll just see a voice call. 

A modern reality is that we have a lot of passwords to remember, and it's becoming a problem. Considering that every day we face a heavy data stream it’s not always easy either to create a hard-to-crack password or to remember it afterwards. However authentication is clearly important. People are trying to get rid of passwords altogether and fingertips are a good way out of the situation. Nevertheless online security market keeps growing. Companies are trying to use other parties of bodies than fingertips as unique “password” of a person. Faces and eyes seem to be on the top of the list of future passwords.

After promising the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE devices would get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in "the coming weeks" in the middle of September, Google has finally made good on its promise - at least for the Nexus 6. The update was released alongside the monthly Android security update for Nexus and Pixel devices. According to the security bulletin, Google has released two security patch level strings, one on October 1 and the other on October 5. The first one is partial patch with few bug fixes, while the October 5 patch brings crucial fixes and is the final version.

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Google is reportedly working on a new Pixel laptop that will run on the long-gestating new operating system that merges Android and Chrome OS. According to Android Policeand 9to5Google, the device is known internally by the codename "Bison" or Pixel 3, and will run on what's currently being called "Andromeda" when it sees release in Q3 2017. In addition,9to5Google also reports that Huawei is working on a new Nexus tablet that will also run the new OS.

Many Android phones are a bit more durable than iPhones, but that doesn't mean they're immune to damage. Phone screens are made of glass, after all, and glass breaks when you drop it.

So. You dropped your Android phone for the 60th time and you now have a beautiful spider web pattern blooming across your home screen. If you don't have month-to-month phone insurance, here are your options for getting that screen fixed.

Software vulnerabilities in mobile devices are hardly an infrequent discovery nowadays — a recent report by researchers at NowSecure found that a quarter of mobile apps contain “at least one” high-risk security flaw — but it’s rare that one affects a broad swath of devices. But that’s just what Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point detailed at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas last week: a new bug, dubbed “Quadrooter,” that resides within the firmware of a Qualcomm chip contained in more than 900 million devices.

Google recently announced its very first developer preview with Android app for Chromebook. But, the chrome OS update is available only for Asus Chromebook flip. Devices like Google Chromebook Pixel and Acer Chromebook R11 can expect to get the update next, whereas other Chromebook users might have to for little more time.