Live-streaming is where YouTube is going next

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The live-streaming hype really got going again at SXSW 2015 when Meerkat and Periscope became the go-to apps for people roaming around Austin, Texas. Over a year later, things have really changed. Meerkat is transitioning to a social network while Twitter’s Periscope has to face a big challenger: Facebook. The social network built by Mark Zuckerberg has Facebook Live, a service that has surprised everyone by becoming the biggest live-streaming service for mobile devices.

Now there’s about to be another competitor in the live-streaming face, and it’s from a familiar name. At VidCon 2016, YouTube announced live-streaming for all.

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Is Samsung prepping a new Galaxy for Rio 2016?

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Ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics? We all know that Samsung in. The company is signed through 2020, so we’re bound to see promotional materials throughout August during Rio 2016. We actually got our first taste of Samsung-made Olympics content on Tuesday when the company published an inspiring video telling the story of a runner from South Sudan.

On Friday, Evan Blass shared an image a special Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that is branded specifically for the Olympics.

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These are possible specs for Sailfish, one of HTC’s Nexus phones

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When the calendar turned to 2016, a rumor came out saying HTC would be making two Nexus phones for Google later in the year. Now we’re nearing the usual September/October/November launch for Nexus devices and information regarding Google and HTC’s plans is coming out.

The phones, known internally as Marlin (M1) and Sailfish (S1), will be just like last year’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P representing different segments of the market. While Marlin will be a high-end phone, Sailfish will tone things down only slightly to give consumers an attractive price for a phone from Google.

Today, we’re telling you about specifications for Sailfish.

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Located in the NYC Metro Area? Join Talk Android!

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Hello there! Have an interest in everything related to Android? Find yourself spending a large portion of your day reading blogs and news sites? Maybe it’s time to start writing about Android yourself.

We’re looking for a talented, responsible, and driven writer to from the New York City Metropolitan Area — who will be working remotely — to join our team.

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