Earlier this month, info spread across the web, detailing a supposed partnership between LG and Google to create two flagship Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches. Known as the Watch Sport and Watch Style, we apparently have an actual rendered picture of the watches now, still rumored to be unveiled at an event on February 9 alongside the official release of Android Wear 2.0. (more…)
At CES, T-Mobile said it was going all-in on T-Mobile ONE plans. That meant they would only offer T-Mobile ONE plans starting January 22, which was yesterday. To confirm that they followed through on that promise, the wireless carrier sent out a press release this morning to remind us of the date. (more…)
OnePlus has big plans for the start of 2017 regarding its ability to ship phones to buyers as soon as a purchase is made. With OnePlus, typically, you order your new phone and then maybe receive it in a few weeks. This is due to high demand of its smartphones, which is completely understandable, but folks don’t tend to enjoy waiting too long for their purchases. (more…)
A week ago, ZTE’s Project CSX unveiled the complete spec sheet for the crowdsourced Hawkeye smartphone. For a $199 introductory-priced smartphone with eye-tracking software and a sticky backside, the specs seemed fine, considering the low cost.
Highlights from that spec sheet are a Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB of storage, 5.5″ FHD display, and rear-facing fingerprint reader. As it turns out, though, this phone is exciting nobody, with ZTE currently sitting at $35K of the $500K goal they need to reach by February 18. (more…)
Big time updates (first big ones in five years) for Google Voice are arriving as early as today on all platforms, Google just announced. We first learned of incoming updates a couple of weeks back, thanks to a teaser notification in the Google Voice web portal, but Google wasn’t ready to reveal anything at the time. Well, now they are, so here we go! (more…)
I was going to say this is not Android related, but if you think about it, this news most certainly is. Announced via the official Star Wars website, Episode VIII will be called “The Last Jedi,” still set to hit theaters December 15, 2017. (more…)