Last year in the first product to come from TCL bearing their newly acquired rights to the BlackBerry name for hardware, we saw the launch of the BlackBerry KeyOne. The device was a nice smartphone that we rated highly despite the niche buyer that it would likely appeal to. Although we had some reservations about […]
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Whether you own the regular sized Google Home or the diminutive Google Home Mini, setting the smart speakers up is as straight-forward as A-B-C. Almost all the setup can be done in the Google Home app on your smartphone or tablet, and it just takes a couple of minutes to complete. Join us after the break where […]
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It has been an on and off effort by Samsung on working toward release of their own version of a smart home assistant device to compete with Google Home, Amazon Echo and the Apple HomePod. In July word first came out that Samsung was working on a device to compete in that market, but progress […]
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Huawei is one of the world’s biggest handset manufacturers, behind only Apple and Samsung. If you live in the US, though, you’d probably have no idea, as the company has consistently struggled to develop a meaningful relationship with any of the big four carriers. Part of the reason for Huawei’s struggles in the US has […]
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Although Samsung is struggling to complete development and deployment of its Bixby artificial intelligence/assistant technology to English-speaking markets, the company is apparently unfazed by the critics and is working on a new product based on that same technology. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is jumping into the market for “smart […]
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Fitness wearables are meant to keep you healthy, not send you to the hospital. But alas, it would appear that a Fitbit has failed in its duties, as a woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin alleged that her wearable exploded on her wrist.
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Google is set to make it a whole lot easier to tether Android devices — the company is currently rolling out “Instant Tethering” to Google Play Services, which will allow users to quickly and easily tether devices connected to a Google account.
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Tanvas, a Chicago, Illinois-based startup, unveiled its TanvasTouch technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It delivers a versatile new form of haptic feedback designed to more closely mimic a variety of textures.
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A graphic designer diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at 29 has regained the ability to draw and write thanks to a wearable device designed by Haiyan Zhang, Microsoft Research Cambridge’s innovation director.
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New Apple patents describe a smartwatch with a unique circular design capable of limb detection, or the ability to identify appendages. Apple has been reluctant to adopt a circular design so far, citing usability concerns
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Yesterday we posted a new video outlining our wish list for the new Google Pixel smartphones coming to market in early October. Although it does not look like we have much more clarity regarding the items we are hoping for, several new pieces of data about the devices have surfaced over the past day as […]
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Researchers from Cardiff University's School of Engineering have developed a glucose monitor that doesn't require you to prick your finger. It doesn't even need blood after the initial calibration, because it uses microwave to keep track of your gluc…
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In 2015, about 80 million wearble devices will be shipped around the world, and in 2016 this figure will rise 44.4 percent to 111.1 million units. Smartwatches will drive much of this increase, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).
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Swiss watchmaker Swatch is reportedly stockpiling smartwatch patents, despite the company’s CEO trashing the current smartwatches on the market. With 173 patents filed, Swatch has the ability to launch its own smartwatch without any partnerships.
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Sodium is a lot more plentiful than lithium, so sodium-ion batteries could mean cost savings for every gadget lover. And there’s been a breakthrough.
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The upcoming DROID Turbo 2 has been subject to a variety of leaks, giving us all sorts of details–shatterproof display, massive battery, and so on–before the unveiling in a couple of days. This next leak shows just how outrageous the branding is going to be on this device, as we have become accustom to on DROID products.
Pictured above is a gallery of devices. The first three units are the allegedly the DROID Turbo 2, and the following two are the DROID MAXX.
For some reason, on the DROID Turbo 2, Verizon has decided to slap its signature check mark logo at the base device between two split speakers. This is, of course, not the first time Verizon has gone with this in-your-face branding. It was subject to the Galaxy S4 Mini years ago as well:
There was quite a bit of outrage surrounding this branding on the Galaxy S4 Mini way back when, and we haven’t really seen it since, until now.
Keep in mind that leaks like these aren’t always accurate, so it’s wise to take it with a grain of salt. However, the leakster, Evan Blass, is a credible source and has been right in the past, making us think this could very possibly be the final device. It’s also very similar to the image Verizon leaked just yesterday.
What do you think of Big Red’s giant check mark on the DROID Turbo 2? Is it overkill?
source: Evan Blass (Twitter)
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With barely two percent of the seafloor explored, we know a whole lot less than we'd like to about the Earth's oceans and its myriad of residents. Among the more numerous but less studied oceanic animals are soft-bodied like squid, octopi and jelly…
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A new report by way of Android Police says that a few of its trusted sources indicates that the new Huawei Nexus 6P will come in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage options.
Smartphones traditionally come in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB storage options, but interestingly, last year’s Nexus 6 was only available in 32GB and 64GB variants. 16GB is slowly going the way of the dinosaur, as it doesn’t offer enough storage to meet a user’s standard needs.
This news would make the Huawei Nexus 6P the first Nexus device to offer a massive 128GB model. However, it does come with its caveats. It is unlikely that Huawei will include microSD support in this upcoming device, according to sources close to Android Police. Those interested in a 128GB variant can expect to pay a $ 50-100 premium for this larger storage capacity.
It’d be expected that LG would provide the Nexus 5X in similar storage options, however, it’s highly possible we’ll only see the device in 32GB and 64GB storage options.
Google has scheduled an event for September 29 in San Francisco, where we expect all to be revealed. Only a few more weeks to go before we see the next big thing from Google!
source: Android Police
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