Week in review: General Tech (February 27 – March 3, 2017)

Here are some of the things that happened for the week of February 27 to March 23 in general tech.


MWC: Logo

MWC: Logo

  • The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) happened last February 7 to March 2, 2017.
    • Highlight releases:
      • Sony: Xperia XZ and XZ Premium
      • LG: LG G6
      • Huawei: Huawei P10 and P10 Plus
      • Nokia: Nokia 6, Nokia 3, Nokia 3310
      • Motorola: Moto G5 and G5 Plus
      • Oppo: Mobile phone periscope camera with 5x zoom (demo only)
      • Meizu: Super mCharge. Full charge battery in 20 minutes (demo only)
  • Blackberry to release codename Mercury as BlackBerry KEYone
  • Xiaomi announced first in-house SOC Surge S1
  • Xiaomi 5C announced with first in-house SOC
  • Shuttle Music player (Android) open-sourced
  • Google Assistant now available to Marshmallow devices
  • Sailfish OS port for Zuk Z1 released


  • GTX 1080Ti announced


Android Studio 2.3

Android Studio 2.3

  • Gmail increased attachment size to 50mb for incoming mails
  • Android Studio 2.3 released

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