Latest OnePlus 5 teaser asks you to decide which picture is from the 2017 flagship

OnePlus decided to engage in a little more hyping of the upcoming OnePlus 5 today via a tweet regarding the new device’s camera capabilities. This follows a bit of a pattern by the company of trying to create some buzz and control their message by being the source of “leaks” regarding the new flagship smartphone slated for release later this summer.

T-Mobile portfolio now includes Kyocera DuraForce Pro and Alcatel Go Flip

While many  consumers are able to find a satisfactory standard smartphone from many of the big name manufacturers, that does not mean some niche markets are still looking for options. Today T-Mobile announced they are adding a pair of devices to their on-line and retail sales channels for buyers with some unique needs. Both the Kyocera DuraForce Pro and Alcatel Go Flip are now available on the magenta network.

Essential teases a unique, mysterious image of upcoming smartphone

Next week newcomer to the smartphone market Essential will announce their first smartphone. Although the company is new, it has some serious history in the form of none other than Andy Rubin, one of Android’s co-founders. That connection is generating a lot of buzz for Essential and the company decided to try to amp it up just a bit today by tweeting out a mysterious image of the upcoming device.

Giveaway: Win a LeEco audio bundle (headphones + speaker)!

It’s nearing the hotter months of the year in many places, so we’re partnering with LeEco to give you a bundle of products that takes audio anywhere you are without wires. Both LeEco and Talk Android know how bad you want to listen to music, podcasts, and audiobooks on the beach, at the park, while working out, or wherever you feel comfortable. Through this giveaway you can get headphones and a speaker by simply submitting entries in a few seconds.

Google details Android TV facelift, but does it matter?

Almost one year ago, Talk Android‘s Justin Herrick made a bold prediction that by the end of 2017, Android TV would be dead. At Google I/O 2017, Google mentioned a facelift for the platform and today they released more details about the redesigned user interface and how it will help open up the platform for developers. Will it be enough to save the platform from the dustbin of failed Google experiments or just a last gasp at life?