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
HTC Marlin is going to be one the most hyped up devices of 2016, and for good reason. HTC is getting a crack at making a Nexus device again, and the specs we’ve heard for the device are nothing to sneeze at. Read more
Samsung isn’t expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 7 until August 2, but a store in Dubai is already taking pre-orders for the handset.
Thought Nokia was finished with hardware? Think again. A new report claims the company is working on two Android-powered devices that might launch this year.
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
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
Hopefully you’re ready for a slew of Galaxy Note 7 leaks right before it gets announced, because it looks like that’s what’s happening. The latest leak actually confirms the absence of a feature, however, which might be bad news for some people. Read more
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
Sony isn’t wasting any time getting another flagship out before the year’s end.
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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