On Talk Android Deals, the Uiee portable charger is on sale for $21.99 with free shipping. Because of its compact design, you’ll always have something to access wall outlets for charging. The back of the portable charger has the wall outlet connectors while within the circular casing is the micro-USB cable.
Samsung continues to struggle with their Galaxy Note 7 debacle and although they have been relatively proactive in trying to address the issue, that does not mean they are not making some missteps. In their home country of South Korea, Samsung got out in front of the issue quickly by doing a voluntary recall. Unfortunately for Samsung, the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards is stepping in now and asking the company to extend the period of time for consumers to get a refund and to provide some additional information concerning steps to remove existing devices from the market. Read more
As business cycles go, it seems we are coming around for our second lap with wireless carriers offering unlimited data in an effort to entice customers to choose their service. During an investor conference on Thursday, Verizon’s chief financial officer Fran Shammo confirmed that in typical fashion for the company, Verizon would not jump on the bandwagon and offer their own unlimited plans. Read more
There’s going to be an entirely new way to experience U.S. presidential debates this year.
On Wednesday, Twitter announced a partnership with Bloomberg Media to stream the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential debates live on its platform.
Waterproofing is becoming a standard and very convenient feature in smartphones, but Google’s upcoming
Nexus Pixel phones probably won’t know how to swim. A new report claims that both of Google’s new phones will be IP53 rated, which means it won’t explode if it gets splashed, but you shouldn’t be testing it near any bodies of water. Read more
Allo launched Tuesday night to much hype and excitement. Unfortunately, much of that excitement turned to disappointment as users figured out that Allo wouldn’t be able to replace their default text messaging app, largely because of the lack of any sort of text messaging support.
It’s not all bad news, though. It’s likely that Allo will get full SMS support in a future version, according to a hint from Allo’s co-lead Justin Uberti.
Hulu is getting two new exclusive shows made for its virtual reality app, according to a report from Variety. There’s been a big hole in the virtual reality industry as far as actual content goes, let alone quality VR content. But now, it seems like Hulu will be getting something worthwhile.
This past year we’ve seen quite a number of smartphones released by Lenovo under the “Moto” brand, and after being spotted on China’s TENAA certification, we are now seeing actual photos of the upcoming Lenovo Moto M.
Join us after the break for the details.
Yahoo was most recently in the news when the wireless carrier, Verizon, snapped the company up for around $4.6 billion after it failed to turn its fortunes around in the search engine and advertising segments, a deal that is still subject to regulatory approval. Today, Yahoo has made the headlines due to reports surfacing that it suffered a security breach back in 2012, with the details of around 2 hundred million Yahoo users being up for grabs on the dark web. As such, the search company is expected to make an official announcement on the issue sometime this week. Read more
Having the ability to install apps from the Play Store has been something akin to finding the holy grail for many Chromebook owners. The feature was announced back at Google I/O in May and first appeared on the Chrome OS Developer channel back in June. On August 1st, Google flipped the switch to bring to the Chrome OS beta channel, and today the Play Store is finally available to selected devices running on the stable Chrome OS channel. Read more