LG Optimus G2 flagship handset for awhile now, with the leaks slowly picking up speed as we narrow in on LG's upcoming August 7th event, during which it is expected the smartphone will be unveiled. Both alleged images of the handset have surfaced, as well as specs, with another round appearing on the Greek site Techblog.gr.
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received confirmation in May that Samsung is, as rumors speculated, working on a smartwatch, in fact having been doing so for quite a while as a long-term project. The word came from Samsung's Executive Vice President Lee Young Hee, and though we haven't seen any images of the device aside from artists renderings, we may now know the smartwatch's name: Samsung GEAR.
we reported that Motorola's new logo, which has been redesigned to show off the company's Google underpinning, will be shown in an advertisement slated to appear tomorrow for the Moto X smartphone. Unfortunately, the advertisement won't be showing off the handset, but according to sources, we already know one aspect of the design: it won't be DROID-branded.
Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa offering in terms of pure core usage, due to the Exynox 5 Octa utilizing big.LITTLE tech with four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores.
HTC One users will be seeing the Android 4.2.2 update surface via an over-the-air update sometime in the relatively near future, according to reports coming in from Taiwanese users. Some international users have revealed that they've received the newest update, with one publishing a screenshot of the update page that displays the changes other owners can expect.
Google Glass and a Tesla Model S can now bring the two together via the new GlassTesla app, which was announced in the auto maker's forums earlier this evening. With the app, Glass owners will be able to monitor certain aspects of their Model S, including its charging status and where the vehicle is located at any given moment.
Xperia handset codenamed "Honami" a few times over the last few weeks, including some images said to be of the device that surfaced earlier today. Among the rumored specs is a 20MP rear camera and snazzy camera features that include Timeshift, Info-Eye, and more. One industrious developer has worked up a mod with these features for a few Xperia devices, so you can try them out now.
Google Glass might be the most notable piece of wearable technology to consumers' eye (get it?), but smartwatches are more prevalent, with several companies reportedly moving towards developing their own device following the runaway success of the Pebble, which is featured below. Now it looks like Qualcomm is getting into the market with a smartwatch patent discovered for a device called TOQ.
Google is looking to increase its revenue from Play Store sales by altering the percentage that goes to carriers, and the percentage that it retains for itself. Google hasn't commented on the rumor, but according to the analysts, developers' income won't be affected.
Word surfaced back in April that Apple distancing itself from fierce competitor Samsung, forming a partnership with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Those plans didn't pan out immediately, however, because the Taiwanese company - called TSMC - failed to make chips that were up to Apple's various standards. Today TSMC announced that it has ironed out the issues and officially entered into a deal with Apple, but through the next year Samsung will remain the company's main supplier.