Tag Archive: Aug.


Motorola’s Gamepad Mod is a Verizon exclusive, ships Aug. 25 for $79.99

Motorola’s new Gamepad Moto Mod is coming to Verizon — and only Verizon — this month.

Ever since we heard about Motorola’s upcoming Gamepad Mod for the Moto Z series, it’s been top-of-mind for gadgets to try. Well, that will soon be possible when the add-on goes on sale exclusively at Verizon on August 25 for $ 79.99.

Yes, along with a red-hued JBL SoundBoost 2 speaker Mod, the Moto Gamepad will be sold only at Verizon stores and  [Read More…]

AT&T set to release the ultra rugged Kyocera DURAFORCE PRO on Aug. 31st

AT&T has a new phone for consumers who need something that can withstand more abuse than your typical user. Think outdoorsy types, construction workers, firefighters and police; the Kyocera DURAFORCE PRO can be preordered on August 31st and is an ultra rugged smartphone that can take a beating. The DURAFORCE PRO comes with an IP68

Xiaomi will unveil its Daydream-ready VR headset on Aug. 4

Xiaomi is all set to unveil its first VR headset with Daydream support tomorrow, August 4, in China. The headset uses a phone’s display to drive the experience, similar to that of the Gear VR.

A leaked image of the headset doesn’t reveal much, but with the launch imminent, we’ll know more tomorrow. As for a Daydream-ready phone that can drive the headset, Xiaomi will likely announce new hardware later this year.

Hearthstone players can party hard on Aug. 11 with One Night in Karazhan expansion

Blizzard has announced the next single-player expansion for its collectible RPG card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. One Night in Karazhan, where players get invited to a big party, will be released on August 11.

Here’s how Blizzard describes the plot of the expansion:

Karazhan, long a potent nexus of arcane energies, is about to become the focal point of a very different kind of cosmic force. The wizard Medivh has used every bit of  [Read More…]

‘Soft Gold’ OnePlus 3 coming to the U.S. on July 26, other markets on Aug. 1

After a bit of teasing, OnePlus has now announced the launch dates for a new Soft Gold color for the OnePlus 3. Available in the U.S. starting on July 26, and other markets on August 1, the Soft Gold finish comes in addition to the OnePlus 3’s current Graphite color offering.

Here are the exact dates and times you can expect the Soft Gold OnePlus 3 to go on sale in each region, according to OnePlus:

US – July  [Read More…]

Cricket will sell the Alcatel Idol 4 on Aug. 5 for $200 with free VR goggles

AT&T’s no-contract subsidiary Cricket Wireless will begin selling the Alcatel Idol 4 on August 5 for $ 199.99. It will be bundled with free VR goggles.

Here’s a quick look at the features of the Alcatel Idol 4:

Brilliant 5.2″ Full HD display gives users clear viewing from any angle – even in direct sunlight Octa-core processing power and 4G LTE speed Powerful dual cameras, with flash and wide-angle imaging Dual 3.6-watt multi-directional speakers, enhanced by  [Read More…]

Android Pay may be launching on Aug. 26th

If you’ve been itching to put Google Wallet to rest and move on to newer days with Android Pay, the debut may be only a couple days away.  Supporting restaurants and retailers need to prep for the new system, and we may have just got a tip from one of their largest, McDonalds.

Allegedly, employees at a McDonalds location received a notice saying payments with Android Pay will begun on August 26th.

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The Grand Tournament expansion pack for Hearthstone is coming on Aug. 24

Blizzard has now confirmed that The Grand Tournament, the second expansion pack for its hit free-to-play collectible card RPG Hearthstone, will officially be released on August 24 in the US and Europe, and in Asia on August 25.

Lara Croft GO will raid some tombs on Android Aug. 27 for $4.99

Square Enix is bringing the next game in the Tomb Raider series to Android users. The publisher revealed today that the mobile puzzle game, Lara Croft GO, will be released on Android, iOS and Windows Phone on August 27 for the price of $ 4.99.

Moto X Play coming to Canadian retail stores on Aug. 21

If you happen to call Canada your home and want to get in on Motorola’s latest smartphone offerings, you’re in luck this week. Motorola Canada has announced that the Moto X Play will be headed to retail stores in the great white north starting this Friday, August 21.