YouTube might be launching a bundled service by late October

The days of watching YouTube for free will eventually be over. Okay, not really. But if rumors are to be believed, the subscription service, together with a previously launched music service, will eventually be available as a bundle by the end of next month. Of course the free service will always be there, but if people think their offerings for a paid subscription is worth it, then this is a good way for YouTube and content creators to monetize from the millions of people who visit the site or the app every day.

Samsung offers monthly phone payment rebates until next year

We were early to say that Samsung's numbers may not be good this third quarter (Q3) but sales are not really impressive even if the latest premium flagship phones are wowing a lot of Android fans. It's mainly because of the high prices. Samsung is now competing with phone makers that are offering high-specced phones with affordable prices. It seems that a lot of people are content with such smartphones that there really is no need to buy those expensive models.

Leaked slides confirm Nexus 6P details: 3450mAh batt, sleek metal unibody, etc.

This week, we'll finally get to see the two new Nexus phones and probably the new Chromecast. Of the two Nexus devices, we're more excited to see the Huawei-made model because it's the first from a Chinese phone maker. This is considered as one of the many ways that Google is doing to strengthen its brand in the country. We've heard numerous rumors already including those leaked photos of colorful units, the Huawei Nexus might be called the 6P, and the Nexus 6P could have a 128GB option.

BlackBerry CEO John Chen shows off BlackBerry Priv in cringe-worthy interview

So it might be the honest thing to say that we’ve all been marginally excited at the upcoming BlackBerry phone that will run on an Android operating system. It’s been nicknamed the BlackBerry Venice, but we all know now that as per the official announcement, it will be called the BlackBerry Priv – for privacy, or privilege, whatever the case may be. BlackBerry CEO John Chen was seemingly caught in the headlights when he started to showcase the new phone in an interview that went as smooth as sandpaper.

Aukey announces chargers compatible with Qualcomm’s Charge 3.0

A little over a week since Qualcomm announced that Quick Charge 3.0 will be coming with Snapdragon 820, 620, 618, 617 and 430, charger-producing brand Aukey has also revealed that they are releasing their first “officially compatible charger” for the new technology. While there aren’t any devices available yet that will be able to use the full potential of these Charge 3.0 compatible chargers, there are still some benefits to having them around as early as now.

Google Voice adapts new acoustic technology for better search

The phrase “Ok Google” has been particularly useful for Android users who either have their hands preoccupied to do the actual typing or who just think that voice automation is there to make their lives easier. Either way, Google Voice search has been an important part of their mobile experience. In the latest update, they have adapted a new acoustic technology in order to make the process easier, and maybe even a bit enjoyable (for the user at least).

YouTube gaming stars get own game in PewDiePie: Legend of Brofist

While the idea of YouTube stars may still seem strange to some people, as long as the video sharing giant is here, they will probably stay and even make millions out of their viral celebrity status. In fact, they have crossed over to other media industries like music, movies, and now, video games. PewDiePie: Legend of Brofist is a new pixelated action game featuring a host of online celebrities that have become popular due to their gaming videos.