In the midst of all the MWC 2017, Google has announced that the Google Assistant will no longer be exclusive to the Pixel phones and will be coming to devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Android 7.0 Nougat.
Samsung made a few announcements during the press conference at MWC 2017, which were the Galaxy Book tablet, the Galaxy Tab S3 and a updated Gear VR with a touch controller
After numerous leaks, the LG G6 is officially revealed at MWC 2017. For the G6, LG says they listened to consumer feedback and user opinions, especially since the G5 wasn’t that well received.
The G6 has a 5.7-inch QHD+ display with a 18:9 aspect ratio (which LG calls FullVision) and a resolution of 2880 x 1440 and 564 ppi. The new aspect ratio makes the G6 more slimmer than the G5 and the display itself, much taller, so it produces less bezels.
Huawei made a few announcements at MWC 2017, including a follow-up to last year’s P9 & P9 Plus with the P10 & P10 Plus and the Huawei Watch 2.
TCL and Blackberry have announced the next smartphone in their partnership, with the KEYone (which was previously codenamed Mercury).
The KEYone has a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 1620 x 1080, 434ppi and a 3:2 aspect ratio. Just like Blackberry devices before it, the KEYone has a physical keyboard that is similar to the one featured on the Priv.
Instagram has been introducing lots of new changes over the past year, including live-streaming and to posting photos and videos that only last 24 hours (to try to compete with Snapchat).
Instagram’s latest feature allows users to post multiple photos and video to a single post. Previously this feature was only available to advertisers.
Jide Technologies, the company behind Remix OS and the Remix IO box, have announced a new version of their OS that is especially made for Android phones.
Snap Inc., Snapchat’s parent company, is now selling their video-recording sunglasses called Spectacles on their website for $129.99 USD.
The Really Blue Google Pixel has officially arrived in Canada (well, at least for pre-orders).
Most games that are released these days have downloadable content that give players more content for their favourite (or soon-to-be) games. And it looks like Nintendo is joining this trend.
Nintendo has announced that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be getting DLC in the form of an Expansion Pass.