Motorola launches new Moto G today

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Alongside the Moto X Style, Motorola announced the new version of their most popular smartphone, the Moto G. The new Moto G will come equipped with a 5.0-inch HD display, a Snapdragon 410 processor and either 1 or 2GB of RAM. The Moto G gets a 13MP rear-facing camera with a 5MP front-facing unit. For power, the Moto G comes equipped with a 2,470 mAh battery. Read more

Qualcomm announces wireless charging for metal case devices

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Qualcomm has announced a breakthrough in wireless charging technology that could have a big impact on the market. Qualcomm has figured out a solution to wirelessly charge devices that have metal exteriors and frames. Qualcomm WiPower technology is compliant with the Rezence standard and the company is making a full suite of reference designs available starting today to WiPower licensees. Read more

Technology Researcher says that the Snapdragon 820 has no overheating issues

qualcomm_snapdragon_820_062615There’s been a lot of hot air around the Snapdragon 810 and its overheating issues, with some manufacturers dropping it altogether, other handset makers preferring to use a lower spec (read cooler) version and then you get companies such as Sony who have stuck with the processor through thick and thin. As for the 810’s manufacturer, Qualcomm, it has been busy fending off accusations left, right and centre, its share price has dipped and investors have mentioned splitting the company apart. There could be some good news on the horizon, though, if a comment made on Chinese social media site Weibo, is anything to go by. Read more

Here’s everything you need to know about the pricing and availability of the OnePlus 2

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Yesterday, OnePlus finally unveiled its eagerly-awaited flagship smartphone of 2015, the OnePlus 2, and we are not disappointed in anyway shape or form. Packing a Snapdragon 810 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and carrying a price tag of $389 in the United States, this is sure to be a device many people will want to get their hands on.

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Let’s talk about the OnePlus 2’s missing features

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It would be easy to write this and beat OnePlus with its #NeverSettle hashtag, perhaps throwing in ‘And isn’t it ironic…Don’t you think?’ while I’m at it. But I won’t. Instead, let me say, that the OnePlus 2 boasts some high-end components, from the Snapdragon 810 processor, the  3GB/4GB of RAM, the super-quick camera to the 3,300mAh battery. That’s notwithstanding the amazing price of $329 for the 16GB and $389 for the 64GB variants. Fantastic prices, really. But, in reaching those price-points, what features did OnePlus leave out?

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