Nike's new cases for the Apple iPhone 7 protect your handset while giving the device some "sole"

Footwear manufacturer Nike has started offering a new line of cases for the Apple iPhone 7. There are two different styles, both taken from actual Nike sneaker designs. One, called Air Force 1, is available in Blue only. The second model, called Roshe, is offered in either crimson or green. Both cases are priced at $35. Just as a heavy duty sole protects the bottom of your feet from taking a pounding, these cases are made to protect your iPhone 7 from drops and falls.

The cases are made from TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane) plastic. This material is flexible, durable, and strong enough to …


T-Mobile's Premium Device Protection Plus launches this Sunday

T-Mobile will be launching its Premium Device Protection Plus this Sunday May 7th. As you probably could tell from the “Plus” tacked on to the name, this service has all of the same features as the regular plan with some extras thrown in. You might recall that we told you back in March that T-Mobile’s Premium Device Protection includes free AppleCare+. The regular service offers protection against loss, theft and accidental damage.

The “Plus” features include McAfee ID Protection which protects you from identity theft. You will be insured for up to $1 million to cover the expenses incurred …

New Samsung commercials present the Galaxy S8 as a perfect travel guide, excellent VR gaming device

It’s been two weeks since Samsung released the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, so the novelty surrounding the two phones has worn off a bit. But Samsung’s marketing machine marches on, and, with two brand new commercials released on YouTube, it’s making sure that potential customers know what the S8 series has to offer.

The first new commercial presents the Samsung Galaxy S8 as a perfect travel guide – after all, the smartphone can provide information on pretty much anything you need when travelling (as long as you’re connected to the internet, that is), and it also has a great photo camera. …

Spotify could be building its own wearable device

Even though Spotify is the largest streamed music provider in terms of paid subscribers (it has 50 million of them as of March), it does have a disadvantage when compared to Apple Music; the latter sells its own devices that make it easier for subscribers to sign up and use the service. That could very well be the reason why Spotify has posted a job listing for a “Sr Project Manager – Hardware” on its site. According to the listing, Spotify is looking for someone who would be in charge of delivering hardware from Spotify to “new and existing customers.”

Don’t expect Spotify to turn out a …

Moto X (2017) variant appears online as model number XT1805; device sports 4GB of RAM

We have previously shown you images of a phone that is allegedly the Motorola Moto X (2017). With the model number XT1801, the device is rumored to carry a 5.5-inch display featuring a resolution of 1080 x 1920 (FHD). A Snapdragon 625 chipset powers the unit with 3GB of RAM inside. Today, another variant of the Moto X (2017) has surfaced, this one sporting the model number XT1805 and featuring 4GB of RAM. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top of the device, a fingerprint scanner in front and the front-facing selfie snapper has a flash of its very own.

This version of the Moto X (2017) …

How to watch the 2017 NBA Playoffs on your iPhone, iPad or Android device

The 2017 NBA regular season has come to an end and it was quite the roller-coaster for a few teams struggling to make it in the playoffs. There was even a surprise shuffle at the top in the East with the Celtics taking over the first spot after the Cavs struggled in the last few games. It’s all over now, though, and the 8 best teams from the East and the 8 best from the West are now known and ready for an even tougher challenge: the 2017 NBA Playoffs.
But how can you watch the 2017 NBA Playoffs on your iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Google …

Supposed iPhone 8 schematics reveal an LG G6-like device

Ever since the original iPhone from 10 years ago, Apple’s smartphones have had what we could call a signature design trait: large bezels (and, subsequently, unimpressive screen-to-body ratios). But this will probably change come September, when an iPhone 8 is expected to be unveiled, sporting a near-bezel-less 5.8-inch OLED display.

While we already tried to envision what the iPhone 8 could look like, we obviously can’t be sure of anything until Apple officially announces the device. Nevertheless, a recently leaked image (coming from China, and seen above) allegedly …

Latest update to the Google app beta hints at a new Google device

The Google app for Android’s latest beta version, v7.0, was pushed out a few days ago, but Android Police’s latest teardown of the app could have possibly revealed the code name of yet another upcoming Google device, following the recently-uncovered fishy names of the possible upcoming Pixel successors, which were found out in much the same way.

The newly-discovered code name is ‘Bisto’, and it doesn’t seem to correspond to any existing device. It was found alongside different device categories, such as Android Auto, Android Wear, Phone, and Pixel, inside …

People applied to work for Hub, a fake startup whose smart home device doesn't do anything

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This April Fools’ Day, one joke long in the making about Silicon Valley got kind of out of hand. 

An Indiegogo campaign for “Hub: the ultimate IOT smart device” got the attention of students at Yale University — so much so that some applied to work at the burgeoning campus startup. 

But the entire project was a joke, meant to mock smart home devices like Alexa and Google Home, along with the rest of the ever-proliferating internet of things. 

Hub, as presented in a highly-produced marketing video, doesn’t really do anything. It’s just a hunk of metal that promises to connect to the internet of things. The big tech words and fancy production, though, caused some viewers to miss that lack of purpose.  Read more…

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Huawei P10 press render surfaces giving us another look at the device

The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are both expected to be unveiled on February 26th at Barcelona. The only difference between the two versions is said to be the use of a dual-curved edge screen on the Plus, while the P10 is reportedly going to carry a flat display. If a render of the P10 tweeted out this afternoon by a busy Evan Blass is legit, this very well might be the case. The Huawei P10 appears to feature a flat screen with narrow bezels. On back, the two cameras and flash take up a surprisingly small amount of space.

The Huawei P10  will feature a 5.5-inch display with a 1440 x 2560 …