ZTE recently had the idea to crowdsource ideas for a new smartphone so it decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign for what it initially called Project CSX. The handset was later called Hawkeye and it had two unique features: a self-adhesive back and eye-tracking. However, the handset didn’t have high-end specs and that didn’t sit well with most people so ZTE decided to think about the project once again and it has now decided to cancel the Hawkeye Kickstarter.
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Sony recently announced a price cut for the PlayStation 4. It has dropped the price to $250 for a limited time and Microsoft is now following suit. Redmond has confirmed that a new Xbox One price cut has gone live. It’s matching the price of Sony’s console as it continues to try and compete in the market against the PlayStation 4.
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Apple has been particularly focusing on the Chinese market as it sees a lot of potential for growth in the world’s most lucrative smartphone market. However, local rivals are giving the company a tough time. Under increasing pressure from brands like Huawei and Xiaomi, latest data shows that the iPhone lost its fourth place and fell to fifth in the Chinese smartphone market.
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Livestreaming service Beam was acquired by Microsoft in August last year to provide enhanced game streaming services to players on the Xbox One and Windows 10. Many described this as Microsoft’s answer to Twitch, the popular game streaming service that’s owned by Amazon. Testing for the service on Microsoft’s platform started with select users last month and now Microsoft is kicking things up a notch by releasing the Beam app for Xbox One to those who are in the Insiders program for its gaming console.
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SpaceX has made no secret of the fact that it wants to go to Mars and, that too, very soon. The company previously set an ambitious target to launch its first unmanned mission to Mars in 2018 but SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell has now said that the company realizes that it might have been too ambitious with this target.
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There has been an endless stream of rumors and reports about the Galaxy S8 and since not all of them are going to be true, it’s still too soon to be sure of what Samsung’s next flagship smartphone brings to the table. What there is consensus on in the rumor mill is that there will be two variants of this flagship namely the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. It was previously rumored that at least one variant of the Galaxy S8 will feature 6GB RAM in China but the same source is now claiming that all variants for the People’s Republic will have 6GB of RAM.
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We are just over a week away from the Mobile World Congress 2017 later this month in Barcelona and the leaks concerning devices that will be unveiled there keep coming in. We’ve already seen countless renders and leaked images of the LG G6 and now there’s a fresh leak making the rounds online that brings us new leaked photos of the LG G6. The latest leaked photos of this device confirm basically everything that we’ve seen about the design in previous renders.
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It was reported for a very long time that Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile U.S., was trying to sell its 65 percent stake in the carrier because it wanted to exit the U.S. market. Softbank, Sprint’s parent company, was believed to be interested in acquiring the fourth largest mobile carrier in the country at that time in order to effectively compete against the likes of Verizon and AT&T. Talks were called off in 2014 when regulators opposed a merger but according to a new report, the Sprint and T-Mobile merger talks have resumed again and that this time it’s going to be an entirely different deal.
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Google’s Project Fi might be a good option for those who don’t want to be stuck with a conventional carrier but they do have to trade the very crisp-sounding LTE voice calls that are possible on conventional mobile networks like T-Mobile. However, that’s an adjustment that they will no longer have to make in the future because Google has started testing LTE voice calls for Project Fi.
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Earlier this week we reported on videos of the Nintendo Switch console that a NeoGAF user posted online, claiming that he had obtained the unit two weeks prior to the official release date from an “unnamed store.” Nintendo doesn’t believe that story. The company is actually saying that the leaked Nintendo Switch was actually stolen “by employees of a U.S. distributor.”
Read full post →Leaked Nintendo Switch Was Stolen