Noon.com vs Souq.com – who’s got the better prices?

Noon.com launched quietly last night, and with that another aspiring e-commerce platform launches in the region. Noon has certainly got people excited with its supposedly expansive range of products and an ambition to match amazon.com.

Noon.com launched quietly last night, and with that another aspiring e-commerce platform launches in the region. Noon has certainly got people excited with its supposedly expansive range of products and an ambition to match amazon.com.

But what does this mean for the current leading ecommerce platform Souq.com, that was acquired by amazon.com a few months back.Souq.com has certainly been around a lot longer and has built up an established following of its own, so ultimately consumers will choose between the two based on who’s got the better deal – financially speaking.

We rounded up some of our favorite products to put Noon.com versus Souq.com in a straightforward price battle, to see which site has better bargains (we’ve marked the lower price for each item in bold to make it easier to differentiate). We’ve selected five categories that we’re familiar with and in each category chosen five products that people want to buy.

Nespresso Pixie C60 Coffee Machine

Nothing beats a good hit of coffee in the morning, so the Nespresso Pixie C60 is a perfect morning wakeup call. Pop in a pod, wait a few seconds, and a glorious espresso awaits you – what more could you ask for?

Noon.com price: AED 825

Souq.com price: AED 680

Kenwood KMC01040 Titanium Chef Kitchen Machine

For food lovers, a good stand mixer is a must-have, and the Kenwood KMC01040 Titanium Chef Kitchen Machine packs plenty of punch. It comes with all the necessary mixing attachments, and its powerful motor makes quick work of whatever you throw at it. Forget mixing by hand – this thing would probably mix concrete too if we tried to…

Noon.com price: AED 2,799

Souq.com price: AED 1,499

Bosch KSV36VW30G Fridge

It’s a fridge – what more do you need to know about it? Keeps things cool, has a separate compartment to keep produce fresh, and has easily adjustable shelves to make room for larger items.

Noon.com price: AED 4,119

Souq.com price: AED 4,119

Samsung WW80J4260GS Front Loading Washing Machine

Not a fan of doing laundry? Neither are we, which is why the Samsung WW80J4260GS front loading washing machine makes things so much easier. Throw your washing in, punch a few buttons, and the machine works out the rest. It even has error detection that automatically detects system errors and offers solutions via the dedicated smartphone app.

Noon.com price: AED 1,859

Souq.com: AED 1,699

Dyson V6 ANIMAL Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

Banish dust in your home with the Dyson V6 ANIMAL Cordless Vacuum Cleaner. There’s a reason why Dyson have added ‘animal’ to the product name, and that’s because this thing really can get to dust within minutes. It’s lightweight and cordless, with a continuous runtime of around 20 minutes.

Noon.com price: AED 1,899

Souq.com price: AED 1,850

PlayStation 4 Pro

A significant upgrade to the standard PlayStation 4, the PlayStation 4 Pro features 4K capability, HDR support, a massive 1TB hard drive, and a slightly souped up DualShock 4 controller.

Review link.

Noon: AED 1,329 (17% off at the time of writing)

Souq: AED 1,329 (flat price, Fulfilled by Souq)

MSI GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro Gaming Laptop

With an Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, NVIDIA GeForce 1070, 16GB RAM, and a 128GB SSD, the MSI Stealth Pro is a beast with some serious fire-power under its ultra thin chassis. There is a reason why it has ranked so highly in our10 Best Gaming Laptops list.

Noon: AED 7,800

Souq:AED 7,349 (on discount, Fulfilled by Souq)

Astro A50 PS4 Wireless Gaming Headset

The Astro A50 is one of the most popular gaming headset available right now, offering a premium build quality, great ergonomics, and Dolby Headphone 7.1 surround sound over a low-latency 5Ghz wireless transmitter.

Noon: AED 1,198 (Fulfilled by Noon)

Souq:AED 1,048 (on discount, Fulfilled by Souq)

FIFA 18 [PS4, Standard Edition]

This is a title that needs no introduction. EA’s football game is massive hit among gamers, especially in this region, and this year’s revision brings in a number of nifty features such as an all-new animation system called Real Play Motion, new Team Styles, authentic atmospheres, all-new crossing controls, and lots more.

Noon:AED 257.44 (Fulfilled by Noon)

Souq: AED 289 (Fulfilled by Souq)

Logitech G900 Gaming Mouse

The Logitech G900 challenges the notion that wireless is bad for gaming by delivering a supremely low-latency performance that makes it nearly distinguishable from a wired mouse. It also packs plenty of features, great ergonomics and a long-lasting battery life, making it one of the best gaming mouse to own.

Noon:AED 550 (on discount)

Souq: AED 579

Samsung 65-Inch Curved 4K Ultra HD Smart QLED TV QA65Q7CAM

Nothing looks better in your living room like a massive TV, and you really can’t get any better than this Samsung 65-Inch Curved 4K Ultra HD Smart QLED TV. It’s got plenty of HDMI ports, a Quantum Dot Display for sharper colors and deeper blacks, as well as a super-slim ‘invisible’ connection cable to bring it all together.

Noon.com price: AED 11,400

Souq.com price: AED 11,399

LG 55 Inch Smart OLED TV 55EG910T

There’s a lot to be said for OLED TVs, and as prices become more and more affordable, people are realizing just how gorgeous they are. This LG 55-inch Smart OLED TV is a prime example, combining form and function into something that’s truly remarkable to look at.

Noon.com price: AED 3,499

Souq.com price: AED 4,799

If you’re on the hunt for an entry-level 4K TV, then this is a good starting point. The BRAVIA 49-Inch 4K HDR LED TV runs Android and features a wider screen for better viewing. Seamlessly connect your phone to your TV via built-in Google Cast, or download a multitude of apps from the Google Play store, directly onto your TV.

Noon.com price: AED 2,499

Souq.com price: AED 2,495

LG 43 Inch Smart LED Full HD TV

Don’t need to watch video in 4K? Then you can happily stick with the LG 43 Inch Smart LED Full HD TV, which provides enough features for a decent viewing experience. It features LG’s WebOS interface, and also allows you to natively watch content thanks to the built in USB port.

Noon.com price: AED 1,150

Souq.com price: AED 1,199

Samsung 40 Inch Full HD LED TV – 40K5100

This is another good TV if you’re just looking at watching Full HD content on it. It features Auto Depth Enhancer technology to deliver images with incredible detail as it automatically optimizes the contrasts for each area. Dolby Digital audio also offers an immersive experience no matter where you’re viewing the TV from.

Noon.com price: AED 990

Souq.com price: AED 999

Dell XPS 13

Sporting Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processor, and a slick carbon-fiber deck, the Dell XPS 13 is a great notebook if you are looking for something light and compact. It also boast superb battery life, loads of ports and excellent Wi-Fi range, making it a perfect work machine.

Read our review of the Dell XPS 13

Noon:AED 6,250

Souq: 7,299 (Fulfilled by Souq)

Microsoft Surface Book (Core i7)

This is the closest a Windows laptop has come to the sophistication and build quality of a MacBook. Microsoft’s home-grown laptop looks stunning and performs even better with its Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA graphics card, and upto 16 hours of battery life.

Read our review of the Microsoft Surface Book

Noon:AED 7,720

Souq: AED 7,899 (Fulfilled by Souq)

Apple MacBook Pro (512GB)

The MacBook Pro has become a defacto choice for anyone looking for a stylish notebook that also performs tasks smoothly. The new MacBook Pro adds a little twist to the formula by adding a Touchbar that can be utilized by applications to provide shortcuts or macros for certain tasks.

Read our review of the MacBook Pro

Noon:AED 6,829 (Fulfilled by Noon)

Souq: AED 6,830.89 (on discount, Fulfilled by Souq)

HP Spectre X360

HP Spectre X360’s super slim frame belies the power it holds underneath. Packing a Windows Ink-compatible display, Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and upto 16 hours of uptime, the X360 is a workhorse.

Read our review of the HP Spectre X360

Noon: AED 5,999 (Fulfilled by Noon)

Souq: AED 5,999 (Fulfilled by Souq)

Lenovo YOGA 370

Lenovo’s bendy Yoga series laptops is specially crafted for office use, and the Yoga 370 has just the right tools to get the job done, and quickly.

Noon:AED 5,350

Souq: AED 5,515

Samsung Galaxy S8+ (64GB)

There’s no denying that the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is a gorgeous phone to have. The bigger screen is great for viewing video content on, and the snappy camera and updates under the hood all lead to a snappy phone that’s a dream to use.

Read our review of the Samsung Galaxy S8+

Noon.com price: AED 2,295

Souq.com price: AED 2,298

iPhone 8 (64GB with FaceTime)

Apple’s latest offering features a bevy of tweaks, an all-glass design, wireless charging, and dramatic new camera modes. There’s plenty here to explore for new iPhone users, so if you’re looking to switch the the iPhone, this may be a good time to snatch one up.

Read our review of the iPhone 8

Noon.com price: AED 2,750

Souq.com price: AED 2,749

HTC U11 (128GB)

HTC’s current flagship is a truly impressive phone, in a time where smartphone manufacturers are clamoring to stand out in the market. It’s got a fantastic camera and impressive audio capabilities, and not to mention now features Amazon’s Alexa assistant. It’s a great phone to buy if you’re not one to follow the crowd, especially with its featured super-shiny finishings.

Read our review of the HTC U11

Noon.com price: AED 2,219

Souq.com price: AED 2,229

Sony Xperia XZ Premium (64GB)

There’s no denying that the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is designed to turn heads, certainly thanks to its mirror-like finish. It also features a supremely capable processor as well as the ability to record slow-motion video at a staggering 960fps. The 4K HDR display is also truly stunning, so there’s certainly a lot to enjoy with this Android beauty.

Read our review of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Noon.com price: AED 2,100

Souq.com price: AED 1,929

Huawei P10

The Huawei P10 looks to be a great phone you’ll love if you’re upgrading from a two year old handset, but not much has changed here to keep true Huawei fans thrilled by the flagship line.

Read our review of the Huawei P10

Noon.com price: AED 1,600

Souq.com price: AED 1,645

19 essential iPhone 8 tips and tricks

It’s a shame the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus didn’t come with all new designs, because while they look like a slightly different iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus there are some massive improvements under the hood: ridiculously fast processors, even better cameras and some brilliant new features.

It’s a shame the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus didn’t come with all new designs, because while they look like a slightly different iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus there are some massive improvements under the hood: ridiculously fast processors, even better cameras and some brilliant new features.

And here we present 19 ways to make your iPhone 8 / 8 Plus experience even better through a selection of different tips, tricks and handy alternatives to the things you do every day with your handset – use these to become a power user of your new Apple phone.

1. Squeeze the keyboard

The iPhone 8 is big, and the 8 Plus bigger still. If you’re struggling to type one-handed, press and hold the emoji button on the keyboard and you’ll see three keyboard icons: a left-hand side keyboard, the current standard keyboard and a right-hand side keyboard. Choose either left or right to squish the keyboard to that side for easier typing.

2. Customize Control Center

The redesigned Control Center is much handier than before, and you can make it handier still by changing its contents in Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls. You’ll find some interesting options in there, such as the option to add screen recording or control your Apple TV.

3. Drag and drop

iPhones haven’t yet got the power to drag and drop between apps, but you can now drag and drop inside Apple’s apps – so you can drag an attachment in Mail into a new message, drag text from one Note to another and so on. In Notes, for example, you work in landscape mode and drag an image or text selection out and over the note you want to drop it into; after a second that note opens and you can move your block of text or image to its desired location. In the Files app you can drag items over folders to move them.

4. Scan QR codes

Apple is very, very late to the QR code party, but you can now scan QR codes from within the Camera app. It’ll automatically recognize that it’s looking at a QR code and will then enable you to open the link in Safari, connect to the Wi-Fi network or do anything else the code is designed to do.

5. Make messages messier, or just mute them

There are new effects in Messages: to see them, hold down the Send icon and tap Screen. You can mute conversations in Messages now too: swipe left on a conversation and tap Hide Alerts.

6. Loop your Live Photos

Live Photos are a lot of fun, and they’re even more fun on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus: swipe the photo up to see the effects options, which enable you to loop or bounce your Live Photo, or apply a long-exposure effect.

7. Record at any resolution

The camera in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus shoots 4K at 30 frames per second by default, but you can adjust that in Settings > Camera > Record Video to boost the speed to 60fps, drop it to 24fps or use a lower resolution such as 1080p or 720p HD. Naturally, the higher the resolution and frame rate the more space you’ll need to store your video.

8. Charge without cables

You’ve probably seen that both the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus support the Qi charging standard, so they’ll work with any Qi-compatible pad, including the pads and charging-enabled furniture IKEA sells.

You can also buy an Apple-approved charging pad from Mophie or Belkin for $59.95 / £54.95 / AU$99.95, with Apple’s own AirPower pad coming later this year. It’s not as fast as charging with a cable, but it’s a lot more convenient and Apple reckons it’s not far off in terms of speed.

9. Change lighting in Portrait mode

This one’s Plus-only, and it’s one of the headline features of the phone. Portrait mode has new lighting options that enable you to choose from different studio lighting and stage lighting effects, and the results are instant – there’s some serious processing going on to make the magic happen so quickly, and the original data is saved so you can change your mind later.

10. Discover the power of Slow Sync

Photo pros will know about slow sync flash already, because it’s something many cameras can do – it’s a way of getting more balanced shots when using flash in low light by keeping the shutter open for longer.

In a normal flash photo the subject is brightly lit and the background dark, but with slow sync it’s much closer to what you see with your eyes. You don’t need to do anything to enable this option – it’s just part of the camera.

11. Get into AR

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras have been designed for augmented reality (AR) apps thanks to the high power of the A11 Bionic chip. Yes, other phones in the range can do the same, but you’ll get the best experience on the latest handsets.

It’s a lot of fun, and an exciting glimpse of the future, whether you’re looking at IKEA furniture overlaid on your living room or Thomas & Friends Minis on the coffee table.

12. Change the photo format

iOS 11 introduced a new, much more efficient file format for photos called HEIF, and it’s the default format. However, if you want to store photos in the less efficient but more widely supported JPEG format, you can change the default in Settings > Camera > Formats.

You can do the same with video, changing from HEVC to H.264 as the default. Don’t worry about doing this if you just want to share the odd photo – when you share, iOS automatically converts from the high-efficiency format to JPEG or H.264.

13. Share your storage

This is a big one for families: you can now share your iCloud space with family members – so, for example, we’ve got a 2TB plan that we share with the kids.

You can enable this in Settings > iCloud > Manage Storage. Don’t worry, your secret iCloud files aren’t shared, just your storage space.

14. Don’t crash the car

Using your phone while driving is, of course, stupid and dangerous, but if you’re not sure that you can avoid temptation then enable Do Not Disturb While Driving in Settings > Do Not Disturb.

The name tells you what it does, but not how clever it is: your iPhone can tell how fast you’re moving or whether you’re connected to an in-car Bluetooth system, and turn the feature on automatically.

It won’t block phone calls, and people can still get hold of you in an emergency. However, be warned: it’ll also do the same on a train, which can be annoying on the commute to work and you’re sat wondering why nobody loves you.

15. Organize your files

The new Files app is now on iPhone, and it’s a handy way of accessing not just iCloud, which is useful in its own right, but third-party services such as Dropbox and Google Drive too.

However, most file transfers will still be handled by the inbuilt ‘Share’ icon in the relevant apps, rather than using Files, but if you want to share things from Pages or similar, this is the place to come.

16. Toggle True Tone

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus get a smart feature that was previously only for iPads: True Tone display, which adjusts the screen color temperature and brightness based on the ambient lighting conditions.

In the unlikely event that you don’t want the colors to be more realistic on the screen, you can toggle it in Settings > Display and Brightness or by pushing hard on the brightness slider in Control Center, through 3D Touch.

17. Turn off Auto Brightness

If you prefer to adjust the display’s brightness yourself rather than leaving it to your iPhone’s auto setting, you’ll want to know the new location of Auto Brightness – it’s been moved out of Settings > Display & Brightness and now lives in Settings > Accessibility > Display Accommodations.

18. Prepare for emergencies

The new Emergency SOS feature, which you can enable in Settings > Emergency SOS, disables Touch ID when activated and can automatically call an emergency number or notify named contacts that you need assistance.

To use it, press the power button five times.

19. Get a free guide

Apple has published a huuuuuuuuuuuge iPhone user guide for iBooks. It’s free, and you can get it here.

This article is brought to you in association with Vodafone.

GoPro Hero 6 Black IRL: Smoother 4K shots and slower slow-mo – CNET

GoPro’s CEO took to the stage today to unveil the long anticipated but already completely leaked Hero 6 Black action camera, the successor to its top-of-the-line Hero 5 Black, which is just over a year old.

GoPro’s CEO took to the stage today to unveil the long anticipated but already completely leaked Hero 6 Black action camera, the successor to its top-of-the-line Hero 5 Black, which is just over a year old. The only details unknown prior to the announcement were pricing and availability: It’s shipping now for $499, £500 or AU$750.

The most notable updates in the Hero 6 are UHD 4K 2160/60p video, up from 30p, and 240fps fps capture in HD, up from 120fps.

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It also adds 5GHz Wi-Fi support, the first (or at least one of the first few) implementations of the faster 802.11ac wireless standard in a camera that I can think of. It has the same body as its predecessor, so it’s compatible with all the mounts and has the same ruggedness characteristics. Other changes include:

A new, GoPro-designed GP1 processor, which the company claims improves tonal range and low-light quality, as well as extra power to speed up and smarten its QuikStories automated editing feature with face detection and more. The company claims double the performance.
Improved image stabilization
Digital zoom via touch
More voice commands

Not the gee-whiz-epic upgrade people have been looking forward to, but a nice evolution — especially the faster Wi-Fi and processing.

The company also provided an update about its 5.2K Fusion 360-degree camera, which was seeded with some commercial testers over the summer. We’ve been wondering how much it was going to cost — would it have prosumer or pro pricing? — and today we got the answer: It’s shipping in November for $699, £700 or AU$1,000.

Fusion highlights:

Offset lenses
In-camera stabilization
Overcapture, which records more than the footage necessary for the 360 scene and flattens it so you can use any section independently, reconstructed in software as if you were cutting a multicam shot (in a free update to the GoPro app, available 2018).

Finally, the firmware update for the Karma drone to add Follow and Watch modes that use GPS to track a subject, as well as add Hero 6 compatibility, will be available soon. Those options were noticeably absent considering its competition including category leader DJI had them for some time already when the Karma was released last year.

Check back later for our hands-on coverage of the the Hero 6 and the Fusion 360.

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iAnyGo is Now Available – A New iOS Upgrade and Downgrade Tool

“Just like the name,” said company CEO Mr. Mike, “go with any iOS version you like.”

Update iOS 11 without OTA:

To update to iOS 11, iAnyGo provides a built-in firmware.

“Just like the name,” said company CEO Mr. Mike, “go with any iOS version you like.”

Update iOS 11 without OTA:

To update to iOS 11, iAnyGo provides a built-in firmware. Not via iTunes or OTA, you can upgrade iOS 11 through local computer. No need to worry about iPhone/iPad stuck on preparing update, update requested or verifying update due to poor Wi-Fi connection or low battery.

Downgrade to any iOS Version you like:

If you don’t like the newest iOS, or your iPhone gets extremely slow and apps keeps crashing on iOS 11, iAnyGo is a revelation for you. Unlike iTunes, it lists all of the former iOS versions and allows you to go back to any former version, including iOS 10, 9, 8.

iAnyGo comes with a series of prominent features, including:

One-click to complete iOS upgrade or downgrade without iTunes or data loss. Allow to select the firmware version to install or uninstall freely. Upgrade and downgrade from local firmware, never need to worry about update failure due to poor Wi-Fi connection. An alternative to restore iPhone smoothly and quickly. User-friendly interface and simple procedures make it easy for everyone to operate. Support all iOS and beta versions, including the latest iOS 11 and iOS 11 beta 10. Automatically list all the iOS beta firmware without developer account.

Price and Availability:

iAnyGo is free to upgrade iOS. To downgrade iOS on iPhone, users need to register.

Download link:
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Which Nokia Android phone should I buy? – CNET

Nokia relaunched into the smartphone scene this year with a whole raft of Android phones, from affordable entry-level handsets to powerhouse top-end superphones.

Each phone is suited to a different sort of user, with a different budget to spend.

Nokia relaunched into the smartphone scene this year with a whole raft of Android phones, from affordable entry-level handsets to powerhouse top-end superphones.

Each phone is suited to a different sort of user, with a different budget to spend. If you’re keen on reliving your Nokia dreams of yore or you’re just looking for something Android beyond Samsung, read through my guide to the whole range to see which phone is best for you.

Nokia 3: The one for when every penny counts

Price: £120 or AU$249 (not officially available in the US, but we’ve seen it for $219 online)

Processing power is the sacrifice you’re making here; the Nokia 3’s 1.3GHz quad-core processor makes it sluggish to use and demanding games are not going to work well. It doesn’t have a great camera, either, but it’s unquestionably affordable. On the outside, its lovely metal body makes it comfortable to hold and makes the Nokia 3 look like a more premium device.

Buy it if: You’re only after the basics and you value low price over high performance.

Nokia 5: A bit more dough, a lot more ‘go’

Price: £180, AU$329 (not officially available in the US, but we’ve seen it for $219 online)

The Nokia 5 costs a bit more than its little brother, but it still squarely falls into the “affordable” category. Unlike the Nokia 3 though, its 1.4GHz octa-core processor gives it a little bit more grunt under the hood. Popular mobile games like Candy Crush will play fine here and camera quality gets a boost to 13 megapixels, resulting in sharper, more evenly exposed photos that will shine on Facebook. Factor in a battery that’ll get you through the better part of a day and the Nokia 5 becomes a solid choice for a cost-conscious everyday-use phone.

Buy it if: You want something to tackle your everyday needs that looks good and won’t empty your bank.

Nokia 6: For the design-focused bargain hunters

Price: £200, AU$399 (not officially available in the US, but we’ve seen it for $300 online)

With its angular metal sides and bevelled edges, the Nokia 6 is the best looking of the company’s three low- to midrange Android phones. It’s the largest, too, with a 5.5-inch, full HD display. That makes it the better choice if you want to watch Netflix on the move.

The drawback here is that this phone needs a lot more power than Nokia provided. The weak 1.4GHz octa-core processor, which is similar to the Nokia 5, results here in sluggish, often stuttery performance and demanding apps sometimes force quit.

Buy it if: You value design and size. Just don’t ask it to handle more than your everyday emailing and WhatsApping.

Nokia 8: The premium powerhouse

Price: £500, AU$899 (not officially available in the US, but we’ve seen it for $679 online)

The Nokia 8 is the company’s first true flagship Android phone and as such, it’s packed with great kit. The powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor ploughs through even the most demanding tasks with ease; the pin-sharp display makes images really pop; and there’s a funky dual camera that takes shots with the front and rear camera at once.


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Taking the Nokia 8’s dual camera for a test drive

While it needed a bit more excitement to hold its own against the Galaxy S8 ($745.11 at Amazon Marketplace), it’s unquestionably the crown of Nokia’s lineup and it’s the one to go for if you’re after the best the company has to offer.

Buy it if: You want a high-performance Android phone that’ll power through anything you’ll throw at it.

Nokia 3310: The nostalgic throwback

Price: £50, AU$99 (not yet available in the US, but UK price converts to $65)

It doesn’t have Wi-Fi, it doesn’t have WhatsApp, Instagram or indeed any apps at all. It doesn’t have a good camera and it’s not waterproof.

And that’s exactly the point. It’s incredibly easy to use and it’s got a battery that’ll last the better part of a month. The new 3310 is all about nostalgia, or the glory days of when you used a phone only to make calls. If you ever owned the original 3310, you’ll likely have a soft spot for this feature phone.

Buy it if: You’re heading out on a rough-and-tumble trip and don’t want to risk damaging your main phone. Its rock-bottom price makes it a great backup handset.

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Texting problems on Apple Watch 3? Here’s what’s going on – CNET

The big new feature on the Apple Watch Series 3 is its ability to live on a cellular LTE network, free from both Wi-Fi networks and the need to be paired to an iPhone.

The big new feature on the Apple Watch Series 3 is its ability to live on a cellular LTE network, free from both Wi-Fi networks and the need to be paired to an iPhone. I’ve been living with the Watch for about two weeks (read my Apple Watch Series 3 review here), and I haven’t experienced the sort of wireless problems that some other reviewers have.

But I have experienced some quirks, particularly with text messages, and investigating them revealed some limitations in how the Apple Watch handles its wireless interactions.

If you didn’t know the various Apple Watch connection cans and can’ts, you might drive yourself crazy wondering why one thing works and another thing doesn’t. Apple outlines how the Series 3 with LTE works on a support page that goes through a pretty specific rundown. (CNET’s Brian Tong and I cross-tested on various watches and phones.)

TL;DR: The Apple Watch really, really wants your phone to be powered on somewhere, connected to Wi-Fi or LTE. That location doesn’t have to be anywhere near the Watch, however. Your iPhone can be sitting on your nightstand at home, and you could be 50 miles away — though, obviously, someplace that still has cellular coverage.

Here’s how your texting experience will differ, depending on the status of your iPhone.

If you’re using the Apple Watch totally on its own using LTE, and your iPhone is off or in airplane mode:Phone calls: YES.iMessages: YES.SMS text messages: NO. That’s right, SMS won’t work. At all. Say goodbye to your green bubble Android friends.
Apple’s own first-party app notifications: YES.
Third-party app notifications: NO. That means your Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and any other notifications won’t pop up. Apple has not said this will change in the future.
Some apps won’t load. Others will. It depends on which ones use LTE. (Apple’s Maps, Mail, Messages, Weather and more all work fine.)
All offline apps, of course, work fine: Apple Pay, downloaded music, fitness/workouts, any locally downloaded Apple Watch games.

If you’re using the Apple Watch on Wi-Fi and your iPhone is off or in airplane mode:

Same as above. EXCEPT:

To make phone calls: Make sure Wi-Fi calling is enabled on your iCloud gadgets via your carrier.
Known Wi-Fi networks can create problems: Wi-Fi networks that need pop-up logins create interference and block your watch from doing anything. As first reported by other outlets (The Verge, WSJ) and later confirmed by Apple to CNET, the Apple Watch will not connect to anything in some instances on public networks that have more advanced logins. I haven’t experienced this, but the acknowledged bug will be addressed in a future firmware update. Until Apple’s promised update, the workaround is to “forget” the problematic Wi-Fi network on your iPhone’s Wi-Fi settings screen. You can’t turn Wi-Fi off on the Apple Watch, crazily enough.

If you’re using the Apple Watch and your iPhone is on somewhere far away, connected via Wi-Fi or LTE:

Everything should feel similar to how the Apple Watch already worked before over Wi-Fi when your phone isn’t directly paired via Bluetooth. Much like Google’s Android Wear watches, the Apple Watch works remotely.

Phone calls: YES.
iMessages: YES.
SMS text messages: YES. The iPhone helps complete the text message bridging, wherever it is.
App notifications: YES. Apple needs your iPhone to send those third-party notifications up to the cloud using it as a bridge, when connected.
Actual apps: Depends on whether they’re set to work away from your iPhone or not. Some didn’t load, such as Slack.

If your iPhone is connected via Bluetooth:

Business as usual.


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The best Australian Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals in September 2017

If the Samsung Galaxy S8 feels a little too small, and even the S8 Plus won’t cut it for you, perhaps this dazzling mammoth of a device can satiate your desire for a handheld monolith.

If the Samsung Galaxy S8 feels a little too small, and even the S8 Plus won’t cut it for you, perhaps this dazzling mammoth of a device can satiate your desire for a handheld monolith. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now available.

The Note 8 is the successor to the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, which launched in 2016 and was recalled (for the first time) within only a month due to its battery catching fire. Many of the Note 7’s desirable traits have carried over to this release — the phablet form factor with a larger screen (6.3-inch), some beefier internal specs, the inclusion of an S-Pen stylus — but here’s hoping Samsung have left the battery issues behind. You can check out our Note 8 review here.

If this sounds like your dream handset, then you’ve come to the right page. Here, we’ve collected all the best plans and deals on the Note 8 from all the major carriers. Whether you’re after big data or budget options, or the best overall value, we’ve hunted them all down.

See also: Galaxy S8 Plus deals | iPhone 8 Plus deals

Galaxy Note 8 price: how much does the phone cost?

Um, quite a bit actually. The RRP in Australia is an extravagant $1,499, which sees us cop a fairly hefty ‘Australia tech tax’ considering the US price is US$930 (which should be around AU$1,175).

So it looks like the previous issues with the Note 7 haven’t managed to keep the prices down for this latest Samsung phablet. You’ll be paying a premium price, although you will be receiving an incredibly premium product, so if you’re big into your cutting-edge tech or use your handset like a portable office, gaming rig, or media centre, then the Note 8 will be worth the dosh.

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 plans (September 2017)

Best overall value — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 30GB data | Unlimited calls and text | 750 minutes international calls and texts | $110pm
Considering how much included value you get with this plan from Optus, it’s incredible that the price isn’t higher. For only $110 a month, 30GB of data is huge, as is the included 750 minutes of international calls and texts, unlimited international roaming calls, and the 1GB of roaming data per month. Total cost over 24 months is $2,640

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Best budget option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 2GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | Bonus one-off 10GB | $80 pm
Virgin Mobile is always competitive when it comes to the lower-priced plans, and the Note 8 is no exception. For only $80 a month, you can grab 2GB of data, $50 of international calls and texts, and a one-off bonus of 10GB that will roll over if you don’t get to use it all within the month. Total cost over 24 months is $1,920

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Best big data option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | Unlimited talk and text | 100GB data | $127pm
The top-tier Optus plan has some serious oomph behind it. It’s by far the most data-per-dollar you’ll get with a plan, you get unlimited national calls and texts, unlimited minutes for international calls, unlimited roaming calls and texts, and a massive 1.5GB to use every month when roaming abroad. Beyond this, you’ll get all the Optus inclusions like Optus Sport and a variety of entertainment options. Total cost over 24 months is $3,048

View this deal at Optus

Now let’s break down the best Galaxy Note 8 deals for each network in September 2017


Best Galaxy Note 8 plans on Telstra (September 2017)

Best value overall AND best big data option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 60GB data | Unlimited local and international callas and texts | $129 pm

It’s not often we get overlapping plans, but if you’re after the Note 8 on the Telstra network, then the best value plan on offer just happens to be the best value big data plan too. For a limited time (until October 27) you can score a stellar 60GB of data for only $129 a month. On top of this, you’ll get a 12-month subscription to three Foxtel Now starter packs, unlimited public Wi-Fi via Telstra Air, and unlimited calls and texts to 15 eligible countries. Total cost over 24 months is $3,096

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Best budget option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 2GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | $109 pm

If you’re looking to get on Telstra, the telco’s strengths lie in its higher-tier plans (check above or below for the best plan Telstra has on offer)… BUT if you’re hellbent on this provider but want to know how much it’ll cost to get a Note 8 with them, $109 a month will get you 2GB of data and unlimited calls and texts, although not many of the other included extras that Telstra is known for. Total cost over 24 months is $2,616

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Best value overall AND best big data option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 60GB data | Unlimited local and international callas and texts | $129 pm

It’s not often we get overlapping plans, but if you’re after the Note 8 on the Telstra network, then the best value plan on offer just happens to be the best value big data plan too. For a limited time (until October 27) you can score a stellar 60GB of data for only $129 a month. On top of this, you’ll get a 12-month subscription to three Foxtel Now starter packs, unlimited public Wi-Fi via Telstra Air, and unlimited calls and texts to 15 eligible countries. Total cost over 24 months is $3,096

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Best Galaxy Note 8 plans on Optus (September 2017)

Best overall value — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 30GB data | Unlimited calls and text | 750 minutes international calls and texts | $110pm Considering how much included value you get with this plan from Optus, it’s incredible that the price isn’t higher. For only $110 a month, 30GB of data is huge, as is the included 750 minutes of international calls and texts, unlimited international roaming calls, and the 1GB of roaming data per month. Total cost over 24 months is $2,640

View this deal at Optus

Best budget option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 1GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | $90 pm

Virgin Mobile is offering a superior budget plan, but if you want to go with the Optus network, $90 a month will get you on board. 1GB of data isn’t all that much, but considering your music streaming with Spotify, Google Play Music or iHeartRadio doesn’t count towards your cap, you should be able to stretch it out. Total cost over 24 months is $2,160

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Best big data option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | Unlimited talk and text | 100GB data | $127pm The top-tier Optus plan has some serious oomph behind it. It’s by far the most data-per-dollar you’ll get with a plan, you get unlimited national calls and texts, unlimited minutes for international calls, unlimited roaming calls and texts, and a massive 1.5GB to use every month when roaming abroad. Beyond this, you’ll get all the Optus inclusions like Optus Sport and a variety of entertainment options. Total cost over 24 months is $3,048

View this deal at Optus

Best Galaxy Note 8 plans on Vodafone (September 2017)

Best overall value — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 16GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | $112.45

The best way to get a Note 8 on Vodafone at the moment is with the $50 Red Data plan which nets you 16GB of data and unlimited calls and texts for only $112.45 a month. Vodafone isn’t as competitive as the other major providers when it comes to included extras, but you can leave the contract on any given month and just pay out the value of the handset. Total cost over 24 months is $2,698.80

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Best budget option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 2GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | $92.45 pm

If you’re after the best budget plans, you should check out Virgin Mobile, but if you’re dead keen on the Vodafone network then $92.45 is the least you’ll be paying. 2GB of data and unlimited calls and texts isn’t bad, but you won’t be seeing any included extras. Total cost over 24 months is $2,218.8

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Best big data option — Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | 42GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | $142.45 pm

There is a bigger data option available on Vodafone’s network, but it isn’t worth the extra dosh. For only $142.45 a month, you’ll grab 42GB of data and unlimited calls and texts. This pales in comparison to the big data deals from Optus, Telstra AND Virgin, but it’s here if you want it. Total cost over 24 months is $3,418.80

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Panasonic and the Philadelphia Eagles Team Up to Bring Ultra-High-Density Wi-Fi to Lincoln Financial Field

During the game, 24,447 active fans used ‘Free Eagles Wi-Fi’, each averaging over two hours connected to the system. At the point of peak usage, the system reliably delivered over 5Gbps of throughput, moving a total of 4.43TB of data.

During the game, 24,447 active fans used ‘Free Eagles Wi-Fi’, each averaging over two hours connected to the system. At the point of peak usage, the system reliably delivered over 5Gbps of throughput, moving a total of 4.43TB of data.

“Panasonic’s Everest system was the optimal choice for Lincoln Financial Field,” said Don Smolenski, President of the Philadelphia Eagles. “It offered us the lowest total cost of ownership, incredible data speeds, and we didn’t have to compromise the integrity of our building infrastructure. We view Everest as the next generation of stadium Wi-Fi, and a great investment in our fan experience.”

“Everest’s performance for the Eagles’ home opener was exceptional,” noted Danny Abelson, Vice President-Connectivity, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions. “The success metrics indicate a technology paradigm shift in sports and entertainment connectivity. Panasonic is grateful to the Eagles organization for its technology leadership and commitment to a great fan experience.”

Eagles fans and patrons can expect an unmatched stadium experience at Lincoln Financial Field this season. With the Everest infrastructure in place, the Philadelphia Eagles and Panasonic can look to rollout additional mobile-based fan engagement experiences in the future that align with today’s digital transformation, reinforcing the continued investment in the fan experience.

“Upgrading Lincoln Financial Field’s Wi-Fi network is all part of our team’s ongoing commitment to provide the best in-game experience for our fans,” said John Pawling, the Eagle’s CTO and Vice President of Information Technology.

Introduced in April 2017, Everest is the first Wi-Fi solution engineered from the ground up to overcome the challenges of serving thousands of people simultaneously in Ultra-high density environments. The technology is transforming the fan experience by addressing the needs of some of the largest and most demanding venues. Unlike conventional Wi-Fi solutions, Everest™ offers speeds typically five times that of legacy Wi-Fi systems, from access points mounted up to five times the distance, each able to serve 13 times more engagements per access point. Everest offers fans a significantly better user experience, venues a significantly lower Total Cost of Ownership.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is a leading technology partner to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation, and leverages its strengths in immersive entertainment, sustainable energy, automated supply chains and connected mobility to provide integrated solutions for B2B customers. Panasonic was featured in Fortune Magazine’s 2016 ranking of 50 companies that are changing the world and doing well by doing good. Specifically cited were its smart and sustainable technologies, including its contributions to smart cities and the electric vehicle revolution. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at www.PanasonicMovesUs.com.

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V5 Systems Solar-powered, 3rd Party Camera Platform (V5 CAP) Wins Accolades Competition at ASIS 2017 Annual Seminar and Exhibits

The V5 CAP is an ongoing power source that addresses two fundamental challenges in security. The first challenge is accessing power in outdoor environments, which usually requires trenching for connectivity, a process that is costly and time-consuming.

The V5 CAP is an ongoing power source that addresses two fundamental challenges in security. The first challenge is accessing power in outdoor environments, which usually requires trenching for connectivity, a process that is costly and time-consuming. The second challenge is establishing communications and networking all existing security components together with these new outdoor security solutions. The V5 CAP solves both challenges. It’s an end-to-end power, communications and computing platform, enabling integration of any 3rd party surveillance camera and any 3rd party Video Management System (VMS). This solution can instantly transform any surveillance camera into a self-powered outdoor device.

V5 CAP highlights:

Ongoing power with a combination of bullet-resistant solar panels and battery management system Option to use V5 Systems free Video Management Systems (VMS) or integrate any 3rd party VMS Up to 1TB (about month’s worth of 24/7 HD video streaming) on the device itself Wireless Communications via WiFi, cellular, Radio Frequency or other options

The ASIS Accolades Competition is the sixth industry award V5 Systems has won this year and the 10th award since 2016, a series of wins that validates the company’s innovative technology among industry professionals

The unique value of the technology has also been validated in the marketplace. For example, UCLA wanted to provide additional dorm security. The university was previously not able to provide security in areas due to the two challenges: the cost of trenching for power/communications and timing restrictions that inevitably come with it. Even if the UCLA had an allocated budget, trenching would only be possible during the summer when school is not in session. For the solution, UCLA selected the V5 CAP with Axis Communications cameras and RF by Ubiquiti.

During the ASIS event, V5 Systems will also be presented with three of Security Today magazine’s New Product of the Year Awards. The award program, now in its ninth successful year, honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.

V5 Systems won Security Today’s new-product awards in all three categories it entered: V5 Portable Edge Computing Unit (PECU-Dell) won the Internet of Things category, and V5 Systems Portable Security Unit with Analytics and Cellular (V5 PSU-AC) is a winner in both the Outdoor Perimeter Protection and the Video Surveillance Hardware & Accessories categories. These consistent wins further validate the high regard the security industry has for V5 Systems’ technology.

Earlier in the year, the V5 Systems swept two wins in the Security Industry Association’s New Product Showcase (SIA NPS) at the ISC West trade show in both categories the company entered. The SIA NPS is the security industry’s premier awards-based marketing program and is judged by volunteers who are experts in security technology design and application. ISC West is the largest security industry trade show in the U.S., attracting over 29,000 security professionals annually.

V5 Systems scored a win at ISC West in the category “Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories” for its solar-powered V5 Camera Adaptive Platform (V5 CAP), which can provide perpetual power to 3rd party security cameras in the outdoors. It also won the “Emergency Communications/Mass Notifications Systems” category for its V5 Acoustic Gunshot Sensor. The ability of V5 Systems technology to serve other companies in the security industry in bringing improved public safety to the outdoors assures that V5 Systems will continue to play a pivotal and growing role in the industry.

To learn more about the V5 CAP, watch this 2-minute video, “Be Groundbreaking…Without Breaking Ground” (https://youtu.be/ZilhaMPW-rg).

You can also find more information at our website: www.v5systems.us.

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Marriott International’s AI-powered Chatbots on Facebook Messenger and Slack, and Aloft’s ChatBotlr, Simplify Travel for Guests Throughout Their Journey

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International – the hospitality industry’s iconic leader in guest service – is expanding upon the heart of its hospitality, its hundreds of thousands of associates, by creating additional points of engagement for guests, powered by artificial intelligence.

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International – the hospitality industry’s iconic leader in guest service – is expanding upon the heart of its hospitality, its hundreds of thousands of associates, by creating additional points of engagement for guests, powered by artificial intelligence.

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Recently, Aloft Hotels, the innovation incubator for savvy global travelers, launched the first ChatBotlr, a new chatbot available via text message that gives guests an additional way to make service requests. Driven by ahead-of-the-curve technology, Aloft’s ChatBotlr empowers guests to request basic hotel services right from their own smartphones. Aloft introduced the first generation Botlr, a robotic butler, in 2014 as an inventive pilot program to allow front desk associates to respond more immediately to guest needs, one-on-one. This next evolution of Botlr, the ChatBotlr, is available to all our guests on their phones, anywhere and anytime they have a request. With ChatBotlr, guests may text to request services, information about the hotel, listen to the brand’s #AloftLive playlist and connect with the front desk team during their stay, even when the guest is not on-property. By leveraging natural language understanding and machine learning, ChatBotlr gets smarter the more it interacts with guests. Early findings show that 2 out of 3 Aloft guests are interacting or making requests with ChatBotlr and the service has a five-second response time.

“By embracing emerging messaging technologies, we can expand service to our guests on their terms and through communication channels they increasingly prefer and feel comfortable using,” said Stephanie Linnartz, Global Chief Commercial Officer, Marriott International. “The delivery of on demand service enables Marriott to simplify travel, remove friction and power up even better service for our guests at more moments throughout their travel journey.”

Aloft’s ChatBotlr joins Marriott’s other newly implemented service innovations powered by technology. Marriott Rewards chatbots are available on Facebook Messenger, Slack and soon, We-Chat and Google Assistant, and serve loyalty members before, during and between stays. Marriott Rewards members on Facebook Messenger and Slack can research and book travel at more than 4,700 hotels, link their Marriott Rewards and SPG accounts, plan for their upcoming stay with articles from the digital magazine Marriott Traveler, and chat directly with Customer Engagement Center associates. Of Marriott Reward members using Marriott Rewards’ Facebook Messenger this year, 44 percent received stay-related customer service such as changes to their reservation and 53 percent found assistance related to their Rewards account such as how to redeem points for stays. As technology becomes more integrated into our guests’ daily lives, chatbots simplify the travel experience enabling guests to ask basic questions, make simple requests, and receive instant responses. They also free our Marriott associates on property from routine tasks, allowing them to deliver elevated, personalized hospitality to our guests.

Messaging is growing in popularity with people in the U.S. spending an average of 200 minutes per day in messaging apps according to The Economist and recent reports show messaging apps as the number 1 most frequently used feature on mobile devices. Years ago, Marriott recognized the growing popularity of text messaging when it launched the Mobile Requests feature on the Marriott Mobile app in 2015 enabling guests to chat directly with hotel associates. Since then, 2.5 million requests have been received with more than half coming before guests checked in. Mobile Requests inspired Marriott to expand mobile communications options to guests using the device they always have at hand, their smartphone.

Marriott’s always-on approach to customer service enables the company to deliver the widest choice of engagement whether that is through messaging, call centers, or face-to-face on property with associates. Leveraging technology, we can deepen personalization, expand choice and connect our associates with our guests in a more meaningful way, as we lead the next generation of the guest experience.

About Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,200 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 125 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.

About Aloft Hotels
With more than 110 hotels now open in nearly 20 countries and territories around the world, Aloft Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., delivers a fresh approach to the traditional staid hotel landscape. For the ‘always on’ next generation of traveler, the Aloft brand offers a tech-forward, vibrant experience and a modern style that is different by design. Aloft is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest®. Members can now link accounts with Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information, please visit www.alofthotels.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Marriott Rewards
Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty program – Marriott Rewards – spans 18 unique and iconic global brands and over 4,500 distinctive properties. Members of Marriott Rewards® – which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® – can link their accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for expanded benefits including instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer across portfolios. When members book their stays on Marriott.com or the Marriott Mobile app, they earn loyalty points, enjoy the advantage of exclusive Member Rates, our lowest available rates, and gain an elevated stay experience with free Wi-Fi, mobile check-in and checkout, and Mobile Service Requests wherever available. The hugely popular Marriott Rewards has won the Freddie Award for “Hotel Program of the Year–Americas” nine consecutive years as chosen by frequent travelers. Marriott Rewards is free to join and has no blackout dates. To enroll and for more information about the program, guests may visit. Connect with Marriott Rewards on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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