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…]
Checking out articles your friends share through Facebook Messenger is about to become much faster. Facebook has announced today that it is bringing its Instant Articles to Facebook Messenger, meaning links from participating publishers should open much faster going forward.
When you tap on an Instant Article link in Facebook, it loads up to ten times faster than a standard mobile web article, so it was important to make sure everyone on [Read More…]
Q4 launch for Android Pay confirmed by TSB on Twitter.
Despite the UK-wide rollout of Android Pay in May, some major British high street banks still aren’t signed up to the mobile payments service. Among those is TSB, and while the bank has made clear its intentions to support Android Pay at some point in the future, there’ve been no further details offered until now.
Today TSB has confirmed on Twitter that it’ll be offering [Read More…]
Will the $ 179 mid-ranger make as much of a splash as its paint scheme? That’s the question.
HTC has announced that one of its mid-ranger Desire models — the Desire 530, to be exact — is coming to the United States. Verizon and T-Mobile will carry the phone, and HTC will make it available unlocked as well.
The Desire 530 was one of four new phones HTC announced back at Mobile World Congress in February. It’s a 5-inch phone with [Read More…]
It looks like Google is finally about to bring Play Music to India. Several users on Reddit are able to access selected songs from the Play Music catalog, with prices listed in INR (₹).
Pricing suggests that individual songs will be available for as low as ₹15 (22 cents), with entire albums for ₹95 ($ 1.5). YouTube Red may also make its way to India shortly, based on notifications going out to users. There’s no confirmation [Read More…]
A small tune-up is on its way to your OnePlus 3 soon.
Now a couple of weeks removed from the launch of its latest phone, OnePlus is working to push out a maintenance update with a handful of tweaks to the OnePlus 3 — and while it doesn’t bring any giant changes, there are a couple things of note. We’ve been testing the latest OTA in pre-release form for about a week, and while OnePlus won’t [Read More…]
Kabam has announced plans to release a massively multiplayer mobile strategy game that will be based on the Avatar sci-fi movie franchise from writer-director James Cameron.
Kabam, which has most recently launched Marvel Contest of Champions and Star Wars Uprising, stated in its press release that it will be working closely with 20th Century Fox and Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment on the Avatar game.
The new product will combine the characters and environments from the Avatar films [Read More…]
Say hello to Samsung’s sixth Galaxy Note, the Galaxy Note 7.
Update: Evan Blass has followed up with word that the phone will also feature an iris scanner as a secondary layer of biometric security.
Original story: In recent months, rumors have been swirling over the name of the next Samsung Galaxy Note device, with a growing number of reports suggesting the Korean firm will leapfrog the Galaxy Note 6 name and instead launch a [Read More…]
Though the likes of Periscope and Facebook Live are the talk of the town right now in mobile live video broadcasting, YouTube is now ready to get into the game. Taking to the YouTube Creator blog, Google has announced that live broadcasts will be coming to the YouTube app “soon” and that it’ll be “more reliable than anything else out there.”
Though YouTube makes the point that its service offered live streaming for events since 2011, [Read More…]