The rumors keep pouring in for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and a new report is quite interesting. It is now being suggested that Samsung will release two versions of the Galaxy S8 larger than previous iterations: one with a 5.7-inch display and another featuring a 6.2-inch display that could do away with virtually all bezels.
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Google’s Daydream VR is set to be one of the most impressive mobile virtual reality experiences we’ve seen to date. The demos Google showed were stunning, and there’s a ton of great content lined up for it. But, a great virtual reality experience requires some impressive hardware, which Google just revealed in a new document.
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If you’re a T-Mobile customer hunting for a new phone, this weekend the carrier is hosting a special deal on one of the year’s best devices.
Qualcomm just a couple of days ago revealed that a phone was coming from OnePlus with its own Snapdragon 821 processor in tow. Just a day later, OnePlus confirmed that in a tweet saying that the “Snapdragon 821 is coming your way.”
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Samsung has been making progress to recall all of the faulty Galaxy Note 7 devices that were released this fall as indicated by a recent report showing 85% have been retrieved in the U.S. market. Nevertheless, the company is still facing some backlash over the whole incident. The latest is a class-action lawsuit filed in Canada alleging Samsung knowingly shipped faulty units and mislead consumers. The Canadian action joins lawsuits in South Korea and the U.S. that Samsung already faces over the Galaxy Note 7’s exploding batteries. Read more
Over the course of Android’s history, nay-sayers have screamed that this most versatile of mobile operating systems would implode because of fragmentation. Yet, somehow, Android is still here and has evolved into the most popular mobile OS. About that fragmentation, though, just how many of us are running Android 7.0 Nougat on our devices? And is Froyo still a thing? Join us after the break to find out. Read more
Via Tmall, a Chinese equivalent to Amazon, the Motorola Moto M is now available. Priced at a relatively low $295 USD, the Moto M targets the mid-tier buyer. How well that works out may be questionable with an attractive price but some specifications that may not exactly wow buyers in the market, especially when compared to the competition. Read more
There will definitely be a new OnePlus device launching soon.
We were in Munich last week covering the launch of Huawei’s latest flagship, the Mate 9 and came away with a solid first impression of the aluminum-framed handset with its 5.9-inch Full HD display and dual camera setup. We are busy putting the Mate 9 (specifications here) through its paces ahead of its review, but here’s our unboxing video to whet your appetite in the meantime. Check out our Mate 9 unboxing video after the break. Read more
Verizon is rolling out an update to the Pixel and Pixel XL today. Presumably, all Pixel handsets should be getting it since Big Red’s variant of the smartphone is supposed to get updates around the same time as a standard Pixel.