Gear A with Samsung Pay capabilities to come alongside Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

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The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus may not be the only new devices debuting on August 13. According to a new report, Samsung is preparing to launch ‘Orbis’, the device that will be marketed as the Gear A smartwatch. The report states the new smartwatch will make a great addition to the official launch of Samsung Pay, which is also likely to make its debut at the upcoming event.

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Technology Researcher says that the Snapdragon 820 has no overheating issues

qualcomm_snapdragon_820_062615There’s been a lot of hot air around the Snapdragon 810 and its overheating issues, with some manufacturers dropping it altogether, other handset makers preferring to use a lower spec (read cooler) version and then you get companies such as Sony who have stuck with the processor through thick and thin. As for the 810’s manufacturer, Qualcomm, it has been busy fending off accusations left, right and centre, its share price has dipped and investors have mentioned splitting the company apart. There could be some good news on the horizon, though, if a comment made on Chinese social media site Weibo, is anything to go by. Read more

Samsung refining marketing strategy for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy Note 5

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According to new reports coming out of Korea, Samsung is refining their marketing strategy relative to the release of a couple new smartphones taking place in August. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus are both large screen smartphones slated for release in mid-August. Samsung is in the process of finalizing how they plan to market two flagship-class smartphones simultaneously and determining what resources will be applied. Read more

Three new Motorola devices get vaguely hinted at, including the Moto X Play, Droid MAXX II, and Moto Surround

Moto_E_2015_Slanted_Motorola_Logo_Camera_Lens_01_TAThree new Motorola devices have been vaguely leaked on Twitter thanks to @evleaks, although there’s pretty much no clarification on what any of them are. The Moto X Play, Droid MAXX II, and Moto Surround were mentioned, and aside from the Droid MAXX II, there’s definitely some wiggle room for speculation on what they could end up being. Read more