Customers who register on vMall currently will receive up to £40 in discount coupons to be used on selected Honor smartphones, including the new Honor 7, only available to redeem on November 27th. The Black Friday flash sale will start at 9:30am while stocks last. Customers who have already registered, will receive their sign-up discount coupon soon.
Google is hosting a big discount promotion for the holidays that include up to 70% off in in-app purchases for select games, game titles on sale from $0.99, up to 50% off applications and app subscriptions, whole albums discounted down to $0.99, lots of HD movies on sale for $5.99 and sometimes lower, deep discounts on books and a collection of TV shows to choose from too. There's a lot of material at low price, which should appease a lot of people.
Opera Max, the VPN service that aims to save your data, has now added support for music streaming services. Right now, Opera Max supports streaming from Pandora, Slacker Radio, YouTube Music and India-based Gaana and Saavn, but the team assures that more services will be added in the future.
We saw LunarG demo their low-overhead graphics API earlier this year with some impressive results. Today, the company has announced that LunarG will be splitting in two. The desktop team will continue working on the PC end to support the Windows and Linux desktop SDK. However, the mobile team has been hired by Google and will now start working on Android.
RootJunky has collected data on the cost of several popular devices including: the Nexus 6P, Iphone 6s, Samsung S6 Edge and the OnePlus 2 and has discovered some interesting results on certain countries that are being overcharged for their devices.
Up until now, we've only see the Tegra X1 SoC used in the Nvidia Shield Android TV, Nvidia Shield Portable P2523(Loki), Jetson TX1 development board and the Google Pixel C but it looks like the NVIDIA Shield Tablet X1 could be on the way. A new entry on GFXBench shows an 8" 1080p tablet with the Tegra X1, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and Android 6.0.
The free and open source Telegram Messenger has received an update which now increases the maximum number of members in groups from 200 to 1000. The supergroups have few features that also help manage notification spam from the members. Also added is the ability to create group admins, and thereby restrict the power of other users with regards managing members and other group settings.
After yesterday's announcement that the Samsung TabPRO 8.4 will not receiving a Lollipop update, Samsung has announced that TabPRO 10.1 will not receive the update either. It is unclear as to whether Samsung will instead provide a Marshmallow update. Head to the forums to get an update for yourself.
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