Nintendo has been riding the swell of success since the release of Pokémon Go, with its market value almost doubling, having reached a $42 billion valuation just two weeks after the game launched on July 6. But, while Nintendo’s name is the brand most readily associated with Pokémon Go, it didn’t develop the game itself. Instead, the game was actually developed by Niantic, the same company behind the Ingress game that used to be part of Google. This realization, along with Nintendo’s announcement that the Pokémon Go app would have limited impact on its profits, has seen its share price tumble. 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
Cyanogen bit off more than it could chew when it spun off into its own company with the intent of stealing Android away from Google. Needless to say, that hasn’t really happened, although Cyanogen has managed to implement some pretty cool features in its ROM alongside hefty financial backing from Microsoft. Read more
Waiting for today’s featured deal? It’s finally here. On Talk Android Deals, the Armor-X Wireless Sports Headphones are being discounted by a pretty 37%. These earbuds, which use a Bluetooth 4.1 connection to operate without a physical connection, are made of metal and a hint of plastic to give you a premium vibe.
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.
Google is making it easier to add accurate information to different business, landmarks and other locations around the world inside Google Maps. Now, users can easily suggest edits, add locations, share details about a certain location and even verify suggested edits from other users.
Python is a popular and powerful programming language that’s frequently used in development, but like any other language it can be tough to learn from scratch. Fortunately, we’ve got a heavily discounted bundle that will help you get started with the ins and outs of Python without breaking the bank. Read more
Almost every day we’re hearing new details about what the Galaxy Note 7. But now, we’re getting a good, high-quality look at what the actual device will look like in a color allegedly called “Black Onyx.”