Google to reveal more details about ‘Instant Articles’ solution next week


The dust is still settling from Google’s press event this past Tuesday when they announced their lineup of new devices for the fall, including the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P along with  the second generation Chromecast and new Chromecast Audio. Nevertheless, Google is already getting back in front of the media, this time with plans to hold a press event next Wednesday to reveal “a new open source initiative for the mobile Web.” The initiative is believed to be their new “Instant Articles” platform that first surfaced a few weeks ago. Read more

BlackBerry Priv is shown off in official images

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While many of us wait with bated breath for Google’s Nexus announcement later today (despite almost everything leaking beforehand), BlackBerry has released some official images of the Priv (formerly known as Venice), the Canadian company’s first smartphone to run on the Android operating system. This comes just a few days after BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, demonstrated the Priv on BNN.

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Google Nexus 6P to join Nexus 5X for pre-orders on September 29th


Fans of Google Nexus devices will want to be ready to refresh their browsers tomorrow as new information indicates that not only will the Nexus 5X be available for pre-order once it is officially announced, but the Nexus 6P will be joining the party. Customers in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada and Japan will be able to start the process of getting an order in for the larger of the two Nexus devices slated to be announced on September 29th. Sources indicate the starting price for the Nexus 6P will be $499.99 for the 32GB version. Read more

New Nexus phones surface at FCC with clues to features, carrier support


Over the weekend Google’s new Nexus devices surfaced in the FCC database just ahead of their anticipated launch announcement tomorrow. Both the LG manufactured Nexus 5X and the Huawei manufactured Nexus 6P have passed through their FCC certification. One big piece of information that can be gleaned from the information is that the devices have support for all wireless bands, both CDMA and GSM, meaning they should work on any of the major U.S. carriers including Verizon. Read more

Nexus 5X preorders will go live right after Google’s announcement, starts at $379.99

nexus_5_2015_rear_leak_090515We’ve heard plenty of information about the bigger of the two Nexus phones Google will be unveiling this week, but the smaller Nexus 5X hasn’t been talked about quite as much. We already know what kind of hardware to expect, but up until this point, we haven’t heard anything about pricing or availability, which are two pretty big details. Read more