Leak points to Nest developing an outdoor version of Nest Cam

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2016 hasn’t been the smoothest of years for Nest, with rumors that the company isn’t bringing in enough revenue to meet Alphabet’s expectations, to complaints by Nest employees about how the company was being run to the recent news that its CEO, Tony Fadell, left the company because it was in “maintenance mode”. Nest’s new CEO, Marwan Fawaz, has apparently sent a letter to employees hinting at the company’s upcoming product line, as well as confirming that the company is not for sale. Read more

We might see bendable Samsung devices in 2017

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Rumors about bending and folding displays have been popping up for years now, so the technology has to happen eventually, right? Well, if the latest rumor ends up being accurate, Samsung might finally be able to bring the futuristic tech to consumer devices as early as 2017. They’re reportedly set to unveil two devices in the first part of next year, including a phone that folds in half and a 5-inch device that unfolds into an 8-inch device. Read more

[Deal] Nextbit Robin is back down to $299 on Amazon

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The Nextbit Robin was recently on sale at Amazon for a special $299 price. Regularly, the phone costs $399; however, Nextbit was able to leverage Amazon’s prominence with free two-day shipping and create buzz around that sale. We haven’t heard much from Nextbit about the Robin or anything else since then, but now the company is back with another sale on Amazon.

Amazon is once again selling the Robin for $299.

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Huge Project Tango detail revealed

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According to Evan Blass via a Twitter posting, the first Project Tango phone to hit the market is going to be huge. Not just huge in the sense that this will be the first augmented reality smartphone to hit the market, but huge in physical dimensions as well. According to Blass, the new device will come with a 6.4-inch QHD display, pushing the boundary between smartphones and tablets. Read more