Leaked images provide proof-of-life for HTC’s Halfbeak Android Wear smartwatch

HTC has long been rumored to be developing a smartwatch with the codename Halfbeak based on Google’s Android Wear platform, in tandem with Under Armour. It’s been rumored for so long, in fact, that for a while it seemed that we had more chance of seeing unicorns roam freely in the streets than the Halfbeak being announced. Today’s leaked images of the Halfbeak smartwatch at least prove the existence of the device, although it’s still unknown if it will launch anytime soon. Read more

Google upgrades VR experience with the Daydream View


Google has been dabbling in the VR world for a while now thanks to their Cardboard platform. At their big reveal event today, Google took the wraps off their new Daydream View device, the next evolution in virtual reality for the company. The Daydream View is a step up for Google and is part of their effort to make the Daydream platform and ecosystem into a tangible commercial product for the masses. Read more

Moto Mods Development Kit announced


This past summer saw two smartphone manufacturers try to incorporate some modular concepts into their flagship phones with LG and Lenovo employing the strategy. In the case of LG, the implementation of modules was fairly slick for the LG G5, but the company dropped the ball on items like availability, pricing and building an ecosystem. Hoping to avoid that same fate, Lenovo has announced the availability of a development kit geared toward enabling anyone to create a Moto Mod that will work on a Moto Z device. Read more

[TA Deals] Get these moisture-resistant earbuds for $39! (66% off)


On Talk Android Deals, the FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds are on sale for half the price you’d pay elsewhere. These earbuds are perfect for anyone struggling to keep water and sweat from damaging them as they’re completely moisture-resistant. Basically, the FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds are the must-have earbuds for when you work out or do anything active.

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