Google IO 2016 Coverage

Samsung Galaxy S7 may signal launch of Samsung Pay in UK, Spain


Samsung Pay has only rolled out to a couple countries so far, the U.S. and Korea. Samsung clearly wants to see that list expand, but making that happen has proven to be a long, slow process. A couple new markets appear to be ready with a launch just over the horizon as signs point to Samsung Pay coming to the U.K. and Spain markets in conjunction with the launch of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Read more

According to leak, HTC’s One M10 will feature UltraPixel technology front and back


Another day, and yet another leak. But this time, it relates to the HTC’s upcoming flagship, the One M10, which is also known by its codename, Perfume. A few hours ago, we learnt from serial leaker Evan Blass that the M10 would hit US retail stores the week of May 9th, with the smartwatch being available some weeks before. Now we have some details about the handset’s cameras, more of which after the break.  Read more

HTC’s smartwatch will be sold weeks before the One M10


Everyone, at least by now, knows that MWC 2016 will not be the place where the HTC One M10 launches. The plan is to host a standalone event in March or April to give the company’s newest products the ability to get as much attention as possible rather than likely being overshadowed by Samsung and LG in Barcelona later this month. Joining the One M10 as a fresh HTC product launching in 2016 will be a smartwatch known internally has Halfbreak. Interestingly, the two devices will not be made available in the United States at the same time.

Evan Blass’s sources tell him that the HTC smartwatch will launch weeks before the One M10.

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