Watch the unboxing of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4

galaxy note 4 unboxingSamsung announced they were speeding up the launch of their Galaxy Note 4 in South Korea to stay competitive with Apple’s iPhone launch. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean we get to buy the device any earlier in the US, but it does mean that we get to see some unboxing videos ahead of time.

Samsung Tomorrow got their hands on a device on launch day and went through the proper unboxing treatment, showing off the device and all of the included accessories. You get all of the typical Samsung flagship accessories, including user manuals, USB cables, headphones, etc. plus the Galaxy Note’s S Pen tips and replacement tool.
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More blurry images of Nexus X leak

Nexus X shamuAfter yesterday’s mock-ups of the purported Nexus X, we’re seeing a blurry look at the front of the device with the screen on. These photos show a massive device with an “About Phone” section that suggests it is a device code named Shamu running Android L. Aside from that, there’s unfortunately not a whole lot to glean from the pictures.

The device is clearly pretty large when you notice how small the navigation buttons are relative to the rest of the screen, but it’s tough to pin down the exact size of the device. At this point, we’re still assuming the 5.92-inch display that was leaked yesterday, but until Google or Motorola makes something official, that’s the best we can do.
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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for September 26, 2014

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With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!!

Reviews

Moto X (2014) review: Specs matter this time around

Android Wear

New Android Wear app brings a Twitter client to your wrist

Apps

Vine for Android gets Much-Needed Update

Cameras

HTC’s upcoming GoPro competitor may have a 16MP sensor and a Super Wide Angle Lens


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AT&T now rolling out connectivity update for Galaxy S4 Active

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AT&T is currently pushing out a relatively minor over-the-air stability update to all its carrier-branded Galaxy S4 Active smartphones currently located in the United States. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, but it does include an updated edition of Google Maps, some security improvements and a handful of ‘system stability developments,’ aimed at enhancing connectivity when using voice calling and SMS.


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The N3 will come in stainless steel according to Oppo

OppoN3StainlessSteelSince Oppo first teased its brand new flagship, the N3, we’ve seen a number of leaks come out showcasing the new cooling system, hinting at a new design and even suggesting the phone will come in an aerospace grade metal body. Well the company has come out and confirmed the aerospace metal in a new teaser on its Facebook page. The photo also makes mention of a stainless steel body for those who prefer a little heft (and possibly less out of their wallet) to their phone.


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Carphone Warehouse tests the Xperia Z3′s waterproof rating by doing an underwater unboxing video

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The Sony Xperia Z3 is a device with a ton of cool features, but one of the biggest selling points is its unusually high dust and waterproof ratings, normally found in the more rugged-looking Kyocera and Casio Android devices. The Z3 is IP65/68 certified which means it can go as far as five feet deep for up to an hour with no damage to the device.


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Conan takes a jab at #bendgate controversy with hilarious new sketch

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Apple’s #bendgate controversy has brought us endless laughs from other manufacturers and websites looking to have some fun at Apple’s expense. Well it looks like the #bendgate jokes have just begun with Conan O’Brien joining in the fun with a sketch on last night’s show. The sketch offers suggestions for iPhone 6 users suffering from “flaccid phone”. Hit the break for the video.
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