Razer might announce its smartphone for hardcore gamers on November 1

Shortly after acquiring Nextbit, the company behind the Robin cloud-based smartphone, Razer suggested it plans to release its own smartphone aimed at “hardcore gamers.”

Today, a teaser has gone live, which confirms Razer plans to announce its first smartphone. We don’t know the name, the price or any technical details, except for the fact that it will be designed for hardcore gamers (whatever that might mean).

According to the teaser, Razer will announce something on November 1. The image shows a guy playing a game on a smartphone, which is evidence that …


Sprint and T-Mobile expected to announce merger details this month

Rumors about the Sprint/T-Mobile merger continue to make headlines, but that won’t go for too long now. Apparently, the carriers are currently ironing out the final details of the deal, so we could have an official announcement laying them out sometime this month.

Bloomberg reports that the companies have reached to the point where they need to decide on the exchange ratio that will determine Sprint’s valuation, one of the last steps before the merger could be officially announced.

Sprint and T-Mobile continue to discuss non-cash items, such as the location …

Xiaomi to announce entirely new phone series with stock Android and "flagship dual camera"

Xiaomi is set to unveil a smartphone with a “flagship dual camera” from an all-new lineup on September 5. The manufacturer’s initial teaser for the event only mentioned the high-end dual cam setup of the handset.  This led us to believe that this was just going to be a global release for the China-exclusive Mi 5X, as its camera is identical to the composition of the Mi 6 flagship. 
However, a new teaser has emerged recently on Xiaomi’s official Twitter account:

The possibilities are endless and it begins …

Asus to announce new ZenFone 4 smartphones on August 19

After unveiling the ZenFone 4 Max (which is currently available only in Russia), Asus is now getting ready to announce more ZenFone 4 handsets – possibly including a regular ZenFone 4, a ZenFone 4 Pro, a ZenFone 4 Selfie, and a ZenFone 4V.

At least some of the smartphones mentioned above will be showcased on August 19, when Asus is hosting an official ZenFone 4 event.

As seen in some previously unveiled teaser images, the ZenFone 4 series should be all about dual cameras. One of the upcoming handsets, the ZenFone 4 Pro, will likely have a dual rear camera …

Foxconn’s CEO and president Trump announce plans for a $10 billion LCD factory in Wisconsin by 2020

President Trump’s election campaign largely revolved around making “America great again” and bringing businesses into the country. Trump has been quite engaged with the tech sector in particular, where bringing the production of iPhones to American soil seems like one of his top priorities in the business field. While it is not clear whether Tim Cook actually promised Trump last week to build three ‘big, big, big’ Apple plants in the US, the president has apparently been involved in a previously rumoured venture with Foxconn that was officially …

Apple likely to announce new iPhone 8 on September 6th

The Apple iPhone 8, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are coming soon. At least that’s what our experience tells us: Apple has a tradition of unveiling its new phones in September, which is just two months away.
With so many rumors floating around about all three new iPhones that are expected to get unveiled this year, it will be hard for Apple to keep it all a mystery.
We already seem to have a general understanding of the new iPhone 8: rumors paint a picture of a phone with a larger OLED display with a new aspect …

Samsung and PayPal announce PayPal integration for Samsung Pay in the USA

Not falling behind Apple and Google’s competition, Samsung announced the addition of PayPal as a payment method for in-app, online, and in-store purchases paid using Samsung Pay. At first, only US users will have access to the functionality, but it will gradually be expanded to other countries.

Following Samsung and PayPal’s agreement, customers will be able to access and use their PayPal wallet and balance anywhere Samsung Pay is accepted. The payment system works on almost every terminal where a card can be tapped or swiped.

Merchants will also be able to accept Samsung Pay as a …

TNT and TBS announce major updates to both networks' streaming video apps

Cable networks TNT and TBS have announced that major updates are getting pushed out now for the pair’s streaming video apps. Those using the apps on mobile platforms like iOS and Android will receive the update, as will users of Apple TV and Amazon Fire. The updates will include complete redesigns of the apps and will also add new platforms such as Roku, Chromecast & VIZIO SmartCast. Later this year, the apps will be offered on certain game consoles and connected televisions.

The redesigned TNT and TBS apps will be the first from major television networks to employ a technology called …

National Geographic photographer Cory Richards and Fossil announce limited edition Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

Cory Richards, the famed National Geographic wildlife photographer, and Fossil have just announced the upcoming availability of a new limited edition Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch.

Dubbed Fossil Q x Cory Richards, the new smartwatch will be launched on March 27, although details about the price haven’t been disclosed yet. Design-wise, the smartwatch draws inspiration from the Fossil Blue, the first watch Richards received in his early twenties.

The Fossil Blue soon became “a piece of art” as Richards wore it everywhere, even while climbing in Yosemite and on …

Sprint and US Cellular announce LG G6 price and release details

Following T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon, Sprint and US Cellular today also announced when and for how much they’re going to sell the LG G6.

Just like Verizon, Sprint is ready to accept pre-orders for the G6 starting tomorrow, March 17. Also similar to Verizon, in addition to offering a free Google Home speaker with the G6, Sprint will give you a free 49-inch LG 1080p HDTV (normally priced at $349.99). These are limited time offers and will be available only with online registrations.

Sprint will sell its LG G6 for $29.50 per month over 24 months, or $708 …