Possible Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 picture leaks

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After Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun announced the launch date of the next Redmi Note device to be revealed on June 29th and released a screenshot of the device’s home screen, the yet-to-be released Redmi Note 2 has seen a design render leaked on Twitter. The images show the rear panel of the device, which now seems to opt for a circular fingerprint scanner located below the camera. In addition, another significant change that the image shows is the build material of the handset. Instead of the all-plastic design that its predecessor has, the Redmi Note 2 will now apparently sport a metal body along with two plastic strips on the top and bottom of the device which have been said to house the antennas.

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New look at Google Photos starts to reveal direction for the app

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As Google edges closer to separating their Photos app from the Google+ platform, an early version of the new app has surfaced for sources to take a look at the direction being taken by Google. Many core features appear to carryover from the way they operate in Google+, but other features are being added along with some new adjustments for users to polish up their photos. Read more

Huawei bringing fingerprint scanner to budget smartphone

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A new budget smartphone from Huawei leaked this morning with some interesting hardware reportedly inside and a truly budget price. Perhaps the most notable item included in the new device is a push-to-read fingerprint scanner on the back of the device. That is followed closely by word that the device will be capable of supporting all network bands. Read more