2016 could well go down as the year that Huawei, and it’s budget e-brand, Honor, become household names in the west. With last year’s Nexus 6P putting Huawei’s name down as a serious player in the world’s smartphone market, the subsequent launch of the Honor 5X in the US and Europe at the turn of the year, followed by the launch of the Huawei P9 in Europe, and today’s splash down of the Honor 8 in the US, it seems that the trend will continue. It’s great that the Honor 8 is coming to the US after its initial launch in China last month, but what does it bring to the table? Join us after the break to find out. Read more
It looks like YouTube could be getting some new functionality soon. Polygon’s Nick Robinson spotted a new feature YouTube is testing, where you’ll get a small preview of a video when you mouseover the thumbnail.
Because the industry is over the hype produced by GoPro, companies from all over the world are popping up with their own action cameras. It’s now at the point where brands big and small are trying to get your attention and convert your interest into dollars. Vikeepro, who is offering their own action camera with a whole bunch of accessories at no extra charge, is among the new brands on the scene. The Vikeepro 4K Sports camera is one of a kind because you’re getting a capable action camera with 4K support and every accessory imaginable for way less than what competitors charge for the device alone.
Like you, we’re interested in seeing whether or not the lesser known brands, like Vikeepro, can really make a competitive product for so cheap.
Hit the break for our review of the Vikeepro 4K Sports Camera.
Are you tired of using a bunch of different remotes for your TV, Fire TV, DVD player and other gadgets? Then you might want to consider making your home theater more seamless with Blumoo’s Bluetooth Universal remote over on Talk Android Deals. This tool connects your smartphone to your electronic devices, giving you complete control of your home theater system. It’s easy to setup, little hassle, and you never have to worry about losing the remote again!
Google announced the rollout of its video chat app, Duo, earlier today, but as it’s launching one new service, the search giant is also stripping a function away from an existing app, Google+. No longer will Hangouts On Air live broadcasts be tied to Google’s often overlooked, cherished by some, social media app. From September 12th, users wanting to start live broadcasts will have to so via YouTube Live. Read more
Google recently made its video chat app Duo available, and Allo will hopefully be available not too long from now. But, with the launch of these two messaging applications, Google says they’ll be increasingly focusing Hangouts as a product geared towards business customers while Allo and Duo will be focused on consumers.
The LG V10 launched last October, so we’re getting pretty close to the point when we can expect the V20 to become official. We’ve already heard a few rumors about the hardware LG is using, and there have been a few design leaks, but we still need to know when to actually expect the phone. Read more
Google has just started rolling out downloads for its new 1-to-1 video calling app, Duo, available for both Android and iOS. Join us after the break for all the details.
The HTC logo on the back of the HTC 10.
An earlier rumor reported that a pair of HTC 10 Desire smartphones are being readied for a September launch. Now, thanks to serial leakster Evan Blass, we’re getting a look at what at least one of those smartphones will look like.
Tonight, Samsung sent another invite for its IFA 2016 event at which it is expected the company launches the Gear S3. The invite is being paired with a teaser on social media essentially confirming its next smartwatch will be here in less than two weeks.