Google might not be the only company working on a standalone virtual reality headset. According to a recent trademark application in Korea, Samsung is reportedly working on a VR headset called Odyssey that will be completely independent from its phones and support VR gaming and media. Read more
On Talk Android Deals, Urge Basics’ 4-port USB car charger with rapid-charging technology is getting a sweet discount. It’s not this often that you can get a multi-port car charger for such a low price.
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Everyone knows that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung have phenomenal battery life, but Mophie is still offering a special case for anyone who wants to lengthen it even more. Mophie and Talk Android are co-hosting a special giveaway where one of our readers will receive a free Mophie Juice Pack Battery Case for the Galaxy S7 Edge.
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Everyone knows that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung have phenomenal battery life, but Mophie is still offering a special case for anyone who wants to lengthen it even more. Mophie and Talk Android are co-hosting a special giveaway where one of our readers will receive a free Mophie Juice Pack Battery Case for the Galaxy S7.
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Google announced their Daydream virtual reality platform at I/O this year, and even mentioned that they had their own headset and controller in the pipeline. However, it looks like that might not be Google’s end game when it comes to virtual reality. Read more
It seems that everyone, with the possible exception of our editor and Windows 10 Mobile users, are having a ball playing Nintendo’s Pokémon Go game. Besides phones and tablets, we may soon see Pokémon Go gain support for Google’s Cardboard, as alluded to in the game’s settings. Read more
One of the only flaws of micro USB cables is that they aren’t reversible like newer USB type C cables. Being able to plug your phone charger in without having to look at it is extremely convenient, which is why MicFlip worked on back-porting that reversible feature onto a normal micro USB cable. Read more
When you’re a struggling company, you start thinking of almost anything to survive. Nintendo, once the leader in gaming worldwide, is expanding its sights to become the profitable beast it once was. That’s why the company finally decided in 2015 developing mobile games is in its future. But it’s not appearing that Nintendo will stop at mobile games. Now we’re seeing there’s an interest to develop accessories for mobile devices.
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Every now and then, you’re in a situation where you really need to charge your phone. The problem, though, is that external batteries can be bulky and take too long to charge themselves. So that’s why we’re offering disposable battery packs on Talk Android Deals. This product from ResQBattery, which we’re bundling in a 3-pack, is set to give you connect-and-go power in case of an emergency.
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Like several recent years, 2016 has been an up and down, rollercoaster ride for HTC from a financial perspective. Earlier this year HTC saw their stock price take a nice jump thanks to the warm reception for the Vive VR headset and their partnership with Under Armour. That was tempered by first quarter financial results that showed the company was hammered to open 2016. That latest news may have been the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back and triggered HTC chairwoman Cher Wang to move ahead with creating a new subsidiary for HTC to back their efforts in the virtual reality market. Read more