Samsung introduced its latest color for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge today–Pink Gold. You won’t be able to pick up this color just anywhere, though. Best Buy has the exclusive on this new edition, which consumers will be able to pick up starting today.
Earlier this year Sony announced they were consolidating and transitioning their smartphone product line to settle on the new X series of devices. Since releasing the original Sony Xperia X the company has been expanding the portfolio of choices for consumers. A new image shared by Twitter tipster Evan Blass, @evleaks, reveals yet another device in the lineup, this one aimed at buyers who are interested in a smaller device. Read more
HTC announced yesterday on their Twitter a general timeline for when some of its devices will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update.
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The LG V20 is shaping up to be an extraordinary smartphone from what we already know about it. LG has confirmed quite a bit of information before its September 6 announcement, but we’re also getting a lot of info from leaks. And this latest leak, coming by way of serial leakster Evan Blass, confirms that the V20, the successor to last year’s V10, will keep the secondary display found on last year’s model.
Huawei’s subsidiary company, Honor, today announced expanded availability for its new flagship device, the Honor 8, at an event in Paris. The company already announced the handset for the US, but now it’s available in Europe.
One product launch coming up in September that is generating quite a bit of buzz is the new LG V20. Although some early renders of the device revealed LG is moving toward a look reminiscent of the LG G5 instead of last year’s LG V10, those looking at the device may be enticed by some of the features and functions of the smartphone. New information indicates one of those enhancements will be a Bang & Olufsen audio function, including some special top-tier earphones. Read more
With Google officially taking Android 7.0 Nougat out of beta and releasing it to Nexus devices on Monday, other manufacturers are now starting to let their users know when they too can experience the latest sweet offering from Mountain View. Yesterday, Sony announced which of its smartphones will be updated to Nougat, and while a good number of phones are named, there is at least one surprising omission.
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Surprise, surprise, Verizon’s variant of the Galaxy Note 7 is a little bit different than most other models out there. Droid-Life’s Kellex reports that Big Red has made some subtle and very unnecessary changes to Samsung’s latest handset.
A new agreement between Microsoft and Lenovo will give the Redmond-based company a better Android presence on select Lenovo smartphones in the future. Many of Microsoft’s productivity apps–OneDrive, Skype, Office and more–will be preloaded on many Lenovo smartphones, enabling customers around the world to “be more productive.”
Amazon’s Echo speaker has been gaining steam since its announcement, but its success is completely dependent on how well Amazon ties its services to the device. So far they’ve been doing a fine job with it, frequently adding it new features and apps that support it. Read more