OnePlus Celebrates One’s First Birthday With One Dollar Price Cut

The OnePlus One has turned a year old, and to celebrate, the manufacturer that “Never Settles” is slashing the price of their device, by a single dollar. While that may not seem very cool at all, the OnePlus is already priced starting at $299, which leaves very little margin for the company to profit from.

With this “price cut,” the company states, “Slashing the price by just $1 is a symbolic gesture, showcasing our commitment to delivering amazing hardware at cost, and ultimately making it more accessible for more people.”  (more…)

Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Arrives May 8, Preorder on April 24 (Updated)

The latest version of Gear VR, Samsung’s virtual reality headset that was once only available for the Galaxy Note 4, will soon be purchasable by owners of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Labeled as an Innovator Edition, units will go on sale May 8 for an undisclosed price, but a pre-order for units will take place April 24 (tomorrow) on Best Buy’s website. (more…)

Qualcomm Posts Poor Q2 Numbers, Lowers Expectations for Second Half of 2015

Qualcomm announced Q2 financials for the year of 2015 this morning, and they weren’t very good. Looking at the big picture, it is not the end of times by any means at Qualcomm, but the company has lowered its expectations for the second half of this year, largely due in part to Samsung’s ditching of the Snapdragon 810, opting to use its own in-house Exynos processor in the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  (more…)