New BlackBerry Hamburg device spotted in FCC database with TCL as manufacturer

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Earlier this week we reported on rumors concerning a new hardware device coming soon from BlackBerry. Those rumors were bolstered by comments from BlackBerry officials who indicated more information about handsets would be shared soon and that the company still considers handsets to be a key part of their business. A new entry in the FCC database reveals the company does indeed have a device, named the BlackBerry Hamburg although the market name may be different, poised to hit the market. Read more

Leaked video shows Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 being handled briefly

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With less than two weeks to wait until Samsung takes the wraps off of the Galaxy Note 7 on August 2nd, it should come as no surprise that the leaks are ramping up in frequency. In recent weeks we’ve seen rumors that the Note 7 will only be available with a curved display, yet we’ve also seen leaked images showing it with a regular, flat screen. Today’s leaked hands-on video shows the Note 7 with a display with a curved display. Join us after the break to check it out.  Read more

Leaked image shows Moto Z Play with 3.5mm audio jack and USB Type-C connector

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When it comes to audio jacks, the most common argument in recent years has been whether it’s best placed at the top or the bottom of the phone. With the rising popularity of the USB Type-C port, the argument is turning to whether the ubiquitous 3.5mm audio jack should even be present. When Motorola chose to use the USB Type-C connector for audio on its Moto Z and Moto Z Force phones, one might have expected the Lenovo-owned company to follow suit with the Moto Z Play.  Read more