Early August could be when the next Galaxy Note from Samsung goes public

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Now that we’re entering the summer, things are really going to heat up get interesting in the mobile industry. We’re nearing the launch of flagship devices from Samsung and Apple. Last year, Samsung bumped up the launch of the Galaxy Note 5 to cut into potential iPhone sales before Apple debuted the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. This year, all signs are pointing to the next Galaxy Note device coming even earlier than the mid-August launch we saw in 2015.

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YI Home Camera 2 review

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So chances are you’ve never heard of YI Technology, but I’m willing to bet they’ll become a familiar brand in the United States very soon. It’s an imaging technology company, whose name stands for “Your Innovator,” with big ambitions to knock competitors by releasing strong products that carry shockingly low price tags. YI is like the Xiaomi of its industry, which is ironic because Xiaomi is an investor in this company. But unlike Xiaomi, YI is ready right now to battle in the country where new brands and products vanish as fast as they appear.

Late last year, YI’s Action Camera went on sale in the U.S. when Amazon signed on as its exclusive seller. The portfolio then expanded with the introduction of the Home Camera right before the end of 2015, but that was quickly succeeded by the new Home Camera 2 in April. This device from YI is similar visually to the original Home Camera; the real differences are inside. YI slightly altered the design but ushered in entirely new internal components that elevate this affordable home monitoring system.

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One last OnePlus 3 leak shows up a day before official announcement

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We’re just a day away from OnePlus making the OnePlus 3 official, but you know that won’t stop the rumor mill from churning out just a few more photos. The latest leak shows off the device, in the flesh, from the front and back. It’s arguably the clearest look we’ve seen, unless you count the press renders and promotional material. Hit the break to check it out. Read more

Giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 case from Mobile Fun!

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When I reviewed it last year, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was declared the best phone in the world. That almost holds true today because of its premium build and specifications that stand strong against current flagships. There are millions of people around the world who purchased the Galaxy Note 5 and have no regrets about doing so. It’s just a beast of a phone any way you look at it, and maybe you want to protect that pricey investment.

We’re partnering with Mobile Fun to give five of our readers their own case made by Incipio for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

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