Xiaomi posted a teaser to its Weibo account today, indicating that the company could unveil its first ever virtual reality headset on August 1. As you can imagine, it’s difficult to make out what the teasers say being that they’re in Chinese, but GizmoChina reports that these teasers are indeed for an upcoming VR headset from Xiaomi.
Samsung has launched a new TV ad, confirming a bunch of features that the Galaxy Note 7 will sport. It doesn’t seem to be an unintentional launch either, as the Note 7 isn’t shown in the video. Not only that, but it’s main focus seems to be to get people excited for the August 2 announcement.
Next month, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 will debut in front of a live crowd in New York City.
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BlackBerry has yet to officially announce its upcoming and second Android-powered smartphone, but a product page for the device was accidentally published online and showed us some new images.
We know the third generation Moto E is coming, we just haven’t heard anything concrete about specs or an actual release date. Fortunately, a new leak is shedding some light on all of those questions. Read more
While Samsung fans are waiting with anticipation for the big Galaxy Note 7 announcement on August 2nd, the purists are waiting for more details on the upcoming Nexus handsets from HTC. The Taiwanese handset maker may have let its ‘King of Android‘ crown slip in the years since it built the Nexus One, but it’s on the comeback trail, having produced the HTC 10 earlier this year. We’ve seen some previous leaks for the larger of the two Nexus handsets, ‘Marlin’ recently, but today the Build.prop of the Nexus ‘Sailfish‘ (S1) has appeared online. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
With just over a week to go until Samsung officially takes the wraps off the Galaxy Note 7 on August 2nd, it’s almost guaranteed that we’ll see a few more leaks in the intervening period. Last week we saw leaked images of a black Note 7, as well as a video of the handset being handled briefly in a video. Today’s says the Note 7 has a slightly smaller battery than the Galaxy S7 Edge, although still larger than the carried by the Note 5. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
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.