A Xiaomi employee posted on his Weibo account the following: “Do not wait so long to see the side, right? 816 See Beijing.”
We’re just wrapping up another exciting week at Talk Android! OnePlus announced the OnePlus Two, which has been met with much controversy. Motorola revealed a bunch of new devices and accessories: the Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto G, and a handful of Bluetooth headsets. Despite a successfully funded IndieGoGo campaign, the YotaPhone 2 will not be coming to the United States, and Google has indefinitely delayed the Android M Developer Preview 3.
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Nowadays it so common for leaks and rumours to divulge full specifications of devices that keeping them under wraps until their official launch will be a real feat to achieve for any company. Anticipation has been building up around Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and now what appears to be their press renders have been leaked by Evan Blass.
Both devices are scheduled to be announced at Samsung’s New York City event on August 13.
Source: Evan Blass (Twitter)
Ahead on their official announcement, two new mid-range Sony Xperia devices have been leaked in their full glory. One of them happens to be the bezel-less 6-incher Xperia C5 Ultra, while the other – the Xperia M5 – looks like a stripped down version of Sony’s current flagship, the Xperia Z3+.
Sony announced today via an email to customers and a notice on its website that it will be shutting down its online store come August 28 at 1pm PST. If you were looking to buy a device straight from Sony, you’ll need to act fast.
Every room needs light because windows can only get the job done during daylight hours. Regular light bulbs, though, are awfully boring. You need something that can illuminate a room with color! That’s why we are giving away a Satechi Spectrum iQ Bulb this weekend. Satechi’s bulb offers 16 million different colors and lasts 25,000 hours. And the companion app allows you to create a schedule, so you’ll be using one less switch at home. The Spectrum iQ Bulb costs $39, but our contest can have you taking one home for free.
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Through August 9, Alcatel OneTouch is running a promotion where its flagship phone and smartwatch are bundled at a very appealing price.
With the OnePlus 2 just being announced, you can expect it will have its rounds of testing. The OnePlus 2 will have two models available: 16GB and 64GB on internal storage with 3GB and 4GB of RAM, respectively. In theory, either model will have more than enough RAM for the average user. Except that may not be the case with the OnePlus 2.
Rumors about a new Motorola Droid for Verizon have been circulating on the web, and reports claim that this device will be the successor of the Droid Turbo, the Droid Turbo 2. According to a new report from @evleaks, in addition to a Droid Turbo 2, Motorola will also release a Droid Maxx 2, the successor of the 2013 Droid Maxx. Read more