Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 supports 4×4 MIMO (sort of)

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Reddit likes to snoop around when new phones launch, and according to a T-Mobile display phone, it looks like the Galaxy Note 7 might have some hidden tricks left to show everyone. A setting hidden away in the phone suggests that the new Note will support 4×4 MIMO for faster and more reliable network connections, assuming a carrier supports it. There are a few caveats there, obviously, but it’s good news on the surface. Read more

We’re hiring a video editor to help grow our YouTube channel!

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So there’s a pretty good chance you’ve never seen our YouTube channel in the years Talk Android has been serving news, reviews, guides, and opinions. Or, if you have, you’re underwhelmed by what we upload. We are, too. That’s why we’re getting serious and launching a project to change our ways when it comes to video.

We’re seeking to add an up-and-coming video editor to our team.

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Galaxy Note 7 is capable of hitting record max brightness of over 1000 nits

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Whenever Samsung releases a new flagship device, it almost always takes the crown for having the best display ever. Then Samsung releases a newer flagship a few months later, and then that phone has the best display ever. Now we’re just stuck in a cycle where Samsung keeps making the best displays and outdoing themselves without any stiff competition from other OEMs. Read more

You can pre-order Fossil’s latest Android Wear smartwatches from August 12th

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Fossil first got into the smart watch game last year with its Q Founder wearable that blended premium design with Android Wear for a reasonable price. The fashion accessories company announced it would launch follow-up devices earlier this year and now it has specified a date for the launch of the two smart watches called Q Wander and Q Marshal along with pricing.  Read more