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Rumors circulating about Xiaomi’s smaller Mi Mix version --- Mi Mix Mini

Rumors circulating about Xiaomi’s smaller Mi Mix version --- Mi Mix Mini

A recently released XiaomiToday report has revealed that rumors are making rounds on the Internet about Xiaomi's plans to launch a smaller variant of its Ocotober-released Mi Mix smartphone.

The smaller version of the Mi Mix, as per the report, will likely be called Mi Mix Mini.

Amazon Alexa can now send text messages for AT&T mobile customers

Amazon Alexa can now send text messages for AT&T mobile customers

On Friday, the Amazon Alexa voice assistant gained the capability to send out text messages for US wireless carrier AT&T's mobile customers.

Alexa is Amazon's voice-controlled digital assistant which can be accessed from the Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot devices. Alexa has the capability to answer the consumers' questions, play music, call a cab, and help manage the calendar.

Latest version of Spotify desktop app reportedly fixes hard drive-killing glitch

Latest version of Spotify desktop app reportedly fixes hard drive-killing glitch

According to Ars Technica, the latest version of music streaming service Spotify’s desktop app -- version 1.0.42 -- comes with a fix for the hard drive-killing desktop glitch.

The glitch which Spotify has reportedly fixed in the newest version of its desktop app is chiefly related to the excessive amounts of data which some versions of Spotify's desktop app may be writing even when they are idle.

Boosted warns owners of its second-gen boards of possible battery malfunctions

Boosted warns owners of its second-gen boards of possible battery malfunctions

In a blog post released this week, electric skateboard maker Boosted has issued a warning to the owners of its second-generation electric longboards about the possibility of battery malfunctions, and, thus, a potential fire risk.

Boosted CEO Sanjay Dastoor said in the blog post that the company has initiated “a thorough investigation” into the possible battery malfunctions affecting its second-generation electric longboards.

FOVE opens pre-orders for its ‘FOVE 0’ eye-tracking VR headset

FOVE opens pre-orders for its ‘FOVE 0’ eye-tracking VR headset

On Wednesday, Japan-based firm FOVE announced the launch of pre-orders for its first commercially available device --- the ‘FOVE 0’ eye-tracking VR (virtual reality) headset.

According to FOVE’s announcement, pre-orders for the FOVE 0 eye-tracking headset – for which the company launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign last summer – begin at a special discount cost of $550 for its first week, from now till 8 a.m. PT (local time) November 9.

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 handset will have a whole lot of display

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 handset will have a whole lot of display

According to a report released recently by Korean publication The Investor, Samsung’s next-generation flagship handset – the forthcoming Galaxy S8 – will likely have a significantly high display area ratio, so much so that it will be almost entirely screen.

The Investor’s report comes within days of the iMiD 2016 display exhibition which was held in Seoul last week.

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