Jim Wicks is Motorola’s Senior VP of Consumer Experience, and he’s been with Motorola for 12 years. That’s a fairly long tenure in a market where high-level positions jump around between companies every couple of years.
Despite being with the company for over a decade, Wicks has decided to leave the company, which just might be a sign of how things are going for Motorola under Lenovo. Read more
After an official announcement at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, we haven’t heard a whole lot on Samsung’s new Gear 360 VR camera. But now, it looks like Samsung is putting it through a trial run by making it available to purchase at this year’s VidCon convention, which starts in Anaheim, California tomorrow.
Galaxy Note 7 rumors are ramping up, and this latest report, coming by way of the Korea Herald, is claiming that the Note 7 will only launch with a curved display.
Ultimate Ears has announced a unique new addition to their UE BOOM 2 and UE MEGABOOM Bluetooth speakers. The latest firmware update for these devices adds a new push-to-talk feature that can trigger Google Now, or Siri, directly from the speakers. The concept is to make it so that users can “say it to play it” in order to quickly access and launch their favorite tunes. Read more
With many smartphones abandoning the 3.5mm headphone jack, you might want to considering buying a pair of nice Bluetooth headphones that will work your phone right now and any phone you buy in the next year. And the good news is that we’ve got a deal that will shave a big chunk off of a pair of bone conduction wireless headphones that might fit your needs. Read more
If you’re the type to enjoy brutal videos of new devices getting put through the ringer, we finally have a torture test on YouTube for the OnePlus 3.
The video does a very brief overview of the build of the device and even compares it to the Galaxy S7, but then very quickly moves into trying to destroy it. Read more
We finally have some news about HTC that’s not awful! It seems like it’s been years since anything has gone right for the company, but right now it looks like the HTC 10 is hitting its stride and is beating internal expectations, at least in Taiwan. All of this comes from Jack Tong, president of HTC in North Asia. Read more
Google’s 2-step verification is an important setting because of the added security it gives, but it’s also not a very quick or simple process. But, Google today is making it a whole lot quicker to make it through that 2-step verification process.
Chinese electronics giant BBK might not sound all too familiar with you. But, they’re the company responsible for putting out some of the world’s most loved smartphones. Oppo, Vivo, and even OnePlus are all companies owned by BBK, and now, the electronics giant is starting up yet another smartphone brand called iMoo.
The 2016 edition of the Olympic Games being held in Rio, Brazil is fast approaching, with Samsung being one of the main sponsors. The South Korean electronics has a long-standing relationship with the Olympics in recent times, which has proven to be beneficial for the handset maker, as seen with the Galaxy S3 during London 2012. Samsung’s huge marketing machine is just beginning to warm up for Rio 2016, and one of its first promo videos is called “The Chant”, telling the story of South Sudanese 400m runner, Margret Rumat Rumat Hassan. We’ve embedded the video for you after the break.