Last year, Huawei released it’s powerful Mate 8 phablet complete with a massive 6-inch display and a powerful Kirin 950 processor. Now, a new image shared on the the Chinese site Weibo and a report from MyDrivers.com shows off the potential successor: the Huawei Mate 9.
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Google launched Duo, its brand new video calling app, just a few weeks ago. Now, they’ve just launched a bunch of new entertaining TV ads to start promoting Duo as the go-to app for video calls.
Nixon’s all-new Mission smartwatch got an official announcement way back in March of this year, but we’ve heard very little details on it since then. Now, Nixon is opening up smartwatch pre-orders, aiming for a ship date of early October.
Twitter announced early this morning that the social network now has an app for the Fire TV, Xbox One and the Apple TV. This gives users of the social network a wider range of devices to stay informed on. But, the introduction of these apps isn’t just about having the social feed on these platforms.
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As Samsung deals with the fallout from the Galaxy Note 7 battery debacle, reports are starting to surface suggesting the electronics giant may look at moving up the launch date for their next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8. Making this move should not be a surprise as Samsung needs to take steps to minimize the damage to their company from such a high profile problem. Moving up the launch date would mean Samsung would have to jump off their normal cycle and it may mean abandoning some planned features. Read more
Waiting for the Nexus 6 or Nexus 9 LTE to get the Android 7.0 Nougat software update? It’s not too far off if we believe Google’s latest statement.
With Samsung in the middle of one doozy of a global recall for its recently released, much vaunted but potentially explosive Galaxy Note 7, we have some news about the Korean handset maker’s Next Big Thing. That’s right, it may only be mid-September but the scuttlebutt regarding the Galaxy S8 has already begun leaking. Today’s leak reveals the various code names for the Galaxy S8 and the story behind its model numbers. Read more
Update: Days later, it looks like this wasn’t a Galaxy Note 7 explosion, as originally suspected. NBC New York was able to identify the phone as a Samsung Galaxy Core. It’s certainly still not good news for the company and will still start an investigation, but there’s likely more factors at play here than just a faulty manufacturing process as we’re seeing on the Galaxy Note 7.
With all the hoopla going on about the explosive Galaxy Note 7, it’s easy to forget that LG launched its latest flagship, the V20, just over a week ago. The successor to last year’s V10 has moved away from the V10’s textured exterior and instead appears to have taken a great deal of inspiration from the design of the modular-ish G5 that launched earlier this year. It isn’t necessarily a good move on LG’s part, as TalkAndroid’s very own Justin Herrick will mention while he unboxes the V20 and shows off its secondary ticker display in the video embedded below. Read more
Google has released the latest report for Android distribution numbers as of September 2016 and it shows very slow, yet predictable changes. Join us after the break for all the details. Read more