Tonight, Samsung sent another invite for its IFA 2016 event at which it is expected the company launches the Gear S3. The invite is being paired with a teaser on social media essentially confirming its next smartwatch will be here in less than two weeks.
The Note 7 technically isn’t officially available for a few more days, but you know that doesn’t always stop carriers from jumping the gun a little bit early. This time around it looks like it’s Verizon and T-Mobile that have started shipping Samsung’s latest and greatest to early buyers, which is good news if you’re itching to get your hands on one. We’ve heard that the Note 7 is doing really well with preorders, so this news should make many people very happy. Read more
We all know the horror of jumping into a swimming pool or body of water, forgetting to remove the smartphone from our pockets prior to the deed. It’s a moment full of horror, and makes one cringe even thinking about the possibility. Google realizes this and released a Google Photos TV ad geared towards this moment exactly.
Some new entries in the FCC database reveal a pair of HTC devices going through the certification process. This is good news for Nexus fans as some of the supporting documentation indicates the devices are the upcoming Nexus devices from Google that should be launching soon. Read more
Through Alcatel, MetroPCS is getting an exclusive budget phone to offer to its customers.
We’re probably just weeks away from Google launching its latest round of Nexus hardware, but everyone already knows a whole lot about what’s coming. The next HTC-made phones from the line, known internally as Marlin and Sailfish, will be nearly identical aside from a couple of things.
Over the weekend, a publication shared the world’s first live shot of Google’s Sailfish and revealed design details.
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The Galaxy Note 7 could get Android 7.0 Nougat in “two to three months,” according to Samsung mobile head Koh Dong-jin.
The news about T-Mobile shelving the HTC 10 does not paint a pretty picture for the struggling smartphone manufacturer that was hoping this year’s flagship might help turn things around. The company will now set its sights on the impact new Nexus models may have as they are the supplier for this year’s round. Today sources indicate HTC has some new mid-range devices being prepped for a September launch, the HTC Desire 10 Pro and the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle, that may help shore up the business as well. Read more
One of the standout features of the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force (aside from being Verizon exclusive for the time being) are the Moto Mods. If you missed all the commotion around the announcement and launch of the devices, Moto Mods are modular accessories that magnetically snap on the back of the phone. There are things like bigger batteries, loud speakers, and even projectors that Lenovo has crafted up for their flagship phones, and despite the fact that they’re exclusive to the Moto Z line, the Moto Mods are really cool. Read more
It’s beginning to look like the HTC 10 is gone for good on T-Mobile. The device disappeared last month, but reappeared on the carrier days after. Now, the HTC 10 has been removed from the site yet again, but this time, a T-Mobile representative is saying it’s gone for good.