Lenovo will soon be launching an entry-level smartphone called the Vibe C2, but a new report indicates that it could be marketed as the Moto E (2016) in some markets.
Our latest giveaway on Talk Android Deals has very special video game console up for grabs. We’re giving you the chance to win a limited edition Sony PlayStation 4 which has a design inspired by the Uncharted series. That would explain why the console has series protagonist Nathan Drake imprinted on the face.
In an announcement made today, Webpass shared that Google Fiber has entered into an agreement to acquire the high speed Internet service provider. The addition of Webpass to the Google Fiber portfolio will open up some new markets, new technology, and potentially a new class of customer for the company. Read more
Major smartphone manufacturers have no problem putting their own “skin” on top of Android when releasing new devices. In a new development, Huawei appears to be working on something that is more than just skin deep for their future devices. Sources report the Chinese company is working on their own mobile operating system as a hedge against Google possibly changing the terms and conditions for the use of the Android operating system. Read more
Samsung Pay is one of many options in the mobile payment market, but it might be one of the only options that exists as a loss leader for its parent company. Samsung’s thought process is that Samsung Pay isn’t a revenue stream for the company, but instead a way to sell phones and keep its users in the Samsung ecosystem. Read more
Jim Wicks is Motorola’s Senior VP of Consumer Experience, and he’s been with Motorola for 12 years. That’s a fairly long tenure in a market where high-level positions jump around between companies every couple of years.
Despite being with the company for over a decade, Wicks has decided to leave the company, which just might be a sign of how things are going for Motorola under Lenovo. Read more
After an official announcement at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, we haven’t heard a whole lot on Samsung’s new Gear 360 VR camera. But now, it looks like Samsung is putting it through a trial run by making it available to purchase at this year’s VidCon convention, which starts in Anaheim, California tomorrow.