Improved water resistance, iris scanner may be in works for Samsung Galaxy Note 6

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With all of the good news coming out of Samsung regarding the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, eyes are starting to turn to the company’s next flagship release which should be the Galaxy Note 6. Sources have indicated that Samsung is on an aggressive schedule to push the release date into July, a strategy similar to their acceleration of the Galaxy S7 devices. When it does launch, new rumors suggest Samsung will take another page out of their new playbook and may add a new page. Read more

New Moto X (2016) may have been spotted in transit setting

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The first few months of 2016 have been busy with major phone announcements from companies like Samsung, LG, Huawei, and the about to be announced HTC 10. Looking forward to the summer and fall months, one of the devices that may get quite a bit of attention will be the next Moto X device as it will be the first since Lenovo decided to drop the Motorola branding they got when purchasing Motorola Mobility. We have not seen a lot of news or leaks about Lenovo’s forthcoming flagship, but a unit though to be a prototype or testing unit was recently spotted out in the wild it seems. Read more

Android Developer Preview Program might soon be available to more than just Nexus devices

android_n_logo_nexus_5x_TAFor the past couple iterations of Android Google has allowed adventurous users to download and test out preview versions of the software before it’s officially available. There are a few caveats to this program, the biggest of which is that you’d have to own a compatible Nexus device. That might change in the near future, though. Read more

Samsung’s Gear 360 gets priced ahead of launch, and it’s not cheap

samsung_gear_360_3_TASamsung’s Gear 360 was unveiled alongside the Galaxy S7 this year, but without a solid release date or price tag. We still don’t have the release date pinned down outside of Q2 2016, but the price for the advanced camera has shown up ahead of launch. If you were expecting something in the $200 range to compete with LG’s 360 Cam, though, you’re in for sticker shock. Read more