Software buttons are that thing that Google has been trying to make a thing but other manufacturers aren’t really interested in it being a thing. When they were originally introduced, Google wanted all OEMs to ditch hardware buttons for on-screen buttons, but few companies followed Google’s example. Read more
Accessory maker Incipio will soon purchase headphone manufacturer Skullcandy, padding out Incipio’s wide range of accessories that they offer for smartphones. Incipio has already purchased other case makers and has licensing deals with other popular brands, so this move will only help solidify their position in the market. Read more
When the calendar turned to 2016, a rumor came out saying HTC would be making two Nexus phones for Google later in the year. Now we’re nearing the usual September/October/November launch for Nexus devices and information regarding Google and HTC’s plans is coming out.
The phones, known internally as Marlin (M1) and Sailfish (S1), will be just like last year’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P representing different segments of the market. While Marlin will be a high-end phone, Sailfish will tone things down only slightly to give consumers an attractive price for a phone from Google.
Today, we’re telling you about specifications for Sailfish.
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If you can’t beat them, make them use your software. That strategy has actually worked pretty well for Microsoft in the mobile space, and HTC might be copying those tactics. The company is sending out invites to test Sense Home 8 on non-HTC devices, which is almost unheard of in the Android smartphone market. Read more
Hot on the heels of a handful of other promotions, T-Mobile is kicking off some new deals for customers over the summer. The new program is unleashing summer travel for all Un-carrier customers and should help the burden of dealing with roaming fees when traveling overseas. Read more
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Lenovo will soon be launching an entry-level smartphone called the Vibe C2, but a new report indicates that it could be marketed as the Moto E (2016) in some markets.
Our latest giveaway on Talk Android Deals has very special video game console up for grabs. We’re giving you the chance to win a limited edition Sony PlayStation 4 which has a design inspired by the Uncharted series. That would explain why the console has series protagonist Nathan Drake imprinted on the face.