This Week in Tech: 6th - 10th August
August 10th, 2018 - Duncan McClean
In this week's roundup:
- Google releases Android Pie
- Microsoft Fish Cam
- Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9
- Fortnite coming for Samsung phones
Google releases Android Pie
This week, Google suddenly released Android 9 Pie. The next update to Android.
The update revamps the navigation of the operating system and it helps you to reserve your battery to get more out of your phone.
Microsoft Fish Cam
Remember a few weeks ago, Microsoft launched an underwater data center?
On the project's website, they have live webcams of fish next to the data center.
Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9
Yesterday, Samsung held a press conference to announce the Galaxy Note 9.
The entry-level Note 9 comes with 128GB of storage and 6GB of memory and will likely cost similar to the iPhone X, coming in at around the £1000 mark. Samsung has said that the Note 9 will be released on August 24th, however, pre-orders opened the minute the device was announced.
Fortnite coming for Samsung phones
Also announced at the Samsung press comfrence yesterday, Fortnite is coming to recent Android phones. This means that the new Note 9 will get it and so will the Tab S4.
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