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HTC announces seven days of “sickening sweet” deals

Want to impress your significant other with a tech gift this Valentine’s? HTC has your back. The Taiwanese device maker has just announced it is launching 7 Days of Sappiness to help users find their “phone true love”. Starting at Friday, February 10 at 8am Pacific until February 17, HTC fans will be treated with […]

Google announces LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style with Android Wear 2.0, on sale Feb 10

Welcome to a new era of Android Wear smartwatches.

Google is ready to launch its newest revision of Android Wear, version 2.0, and it has paired up with LG for two new smartwatches to showcase the latest software. The LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style are launching in tandem to show both sides of what Android Wear can be — big and powerful, but also slim and beautiful.

Both watches are cut from 316L stainless steel,  [Read More…]

Lenovo announces a cheaper version of its innovative Yoga Book

Lenovo has announced a cheaper version of its innovative, mostly excellent Yoga Book, the aptly-named Yoga A12.

Aimed at emerging markets and people not looking for the power and extra expense of the Yoga Book itself, the Yoga A12 pares back the power — it has an Intel Atom x5 chip, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage by default — to go along with the 12.2-inch HD screen, though it’s unclear whether it’s 720p or 1080p (I’d venture  [Read More…]

Google announces Android 7.1.2 Nougat, beta build available now

The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update has barely started making its way on select devices and Google has already announced the follow-up Android 7.1.2 Nougat. As of this week, the search giant started rolling out the beta build for all testers of compatible devices which include the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Pixel

Marvel announces multi-game partnership with Square Enix

Avengers! Reassemble?

We’re finally getting an Avengers game! OK, we’ve sort of had one before in the Ultimate Alliance franchise, but… meh?

IGN and Superherohype are spreading the word that Marvel has made a multi-year, multi-game agreement with Square Enix, bring together two entertainment powerhouses in (what will hopefully be) beautiful synergy.

Square Enix, well-known for the Final Fantasy franchise, is tapping Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics, as well as Deus Ex developer Eidos Montréal for an Avengers game  [Read More…]

Google announces Top 20 finalists for Google Play Indie Games Contest

Shining a spotlight on some of the best indie games for Android!

Back in November, Google put out a call to indie game developers from 15 different European countries to submit their best game of 2016 for consideration in the Google Play Indie Games Contest.

After receiving nearly 1,000 entries, the field has been narrowed down to just 20 finalists. Most of these games are available to play from the Google Play Store, though a couple have  [Read More…]

HTC announces U Ultra with two displays, 12MP camera, Sense Companion

HTC teased January 12 as a big reveal date, and sure enough, today the company has just unveiled two new smartphones.

HTC has announced the U Ultra, its newest flagship. The handset features a secondary, two-inch display over the main panel which will serve up app shortcuts, event notifications, and quick access to your favorite contacts. The main display measures in at 5.7 inches and has a resolution of 2560×1440 (513 pixels per inch).

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HTC announces U Ultra and U Play: Beautiful glass back in two sizes with disparate spec sheets

HTC is waiting less than two weeks into 2017 to launch two new phones.

At an event today in Taiwan, HTC unveiled its latest phones in a new line: the HTC U Ultra and U Play. The two models follow a familiar strategy for HTC, launching one high-end device and another in the same line with lower specs to target different audiences. To that point, the U Ultra is the phone we’ll see here in the U.S.  [Read More…]

ASUS announces ZenFone 3 Zoom and ZenFone AR, the first phone with 8GB of RAM

As anticipated ASUS has taken center stage at CES 2017 during its Zennovation event. The company’s CEO Jerry Shen said 2016 has been a tremendous year for ASUS, but we should expect a lot of exciting things to come out of the company in 2017. Today ASUS has unveiled two new smartphones which bring some