Tag Archive: launch

Google to launch two Android Wear watches with Google Assistant, report indicates

Google will introduce two new smartwatches powered by Android Wear later this year, reports Android Police. According to a source close to the blog, Google is prepping wearables which may have operated under code names of Angelfish and Swordfish. The former is alleged to be decked out in all the best sensors while the latter is

Ahead of its launch, we now have a clear look at the Galaxy Note 7

People are buying larger phones, and that demand is exactly what is driving the success of devices like Samsung’s Galaxy Note series. Samsung isn’t slowing down, and the company is prepping the latest entrant to the series, the Galaxy Note 7. Rumors have pegged the device for an early August launch, but we’re getting a peek at the device before then. Thanks to @evleaks, we have a clear view of the three different color options for the Galaxy Note 7.

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Develop and launch your own Android or iOS apps with these great developer bundles

Have you always wanted to create your own app? You’re not the only one as Google and Apple have made it possible for almost anyone to create their own top hit app. All you have to do is educate yourself with the tools necessary. Today’s AndroidGuys deal of the day is here to help you

Samsung deserves praise (and a little criticism) for the U.S. unlocked Galaxy S7 launch

Finally, the Galaxy S7 you want is available in the U.S.

Rather than dealing with the sub-optimal experience of buying from a carrier directly — living with a deplorable amount of bloatware, slow software updates and all sorts of “gotcha” moments — you can now just go to one of several retailers and buy an honest-to-goodness unlocked Galaxy S7 or S7 edge. It’s exactly what we’ve been asking for year after year — just sell us  [Read More…]

Google reportedly working to launch in-house developed phone later this year

With the Nexus program, Google partners with several companies in creating phones and tablets that deliver a “pure” Android experience. According to The Telegraph, it looks like Google is set to release its own phone developed internally with more control over the “design, manufacturing and software” that doesn’t involve a partnership with a well-known brand.

Citing a senior source, The Telegraph writes:

The technology giant is in discussions with mobile operators about releasing a Google-branded phone  [Read More…]

Huawei gearing up to launch EMUI 5.0 this Fall with a major redesign

Huawei’s EMUI received a significant boost with version 4.1, which made its debut on the Huawei P9. It looks like the vendor is working to bring the UI closer to stock Android, with version 5.0 said to offer an interface that resembles vanilla Android while offering a lot of customizability.

That’s according to GSMInfo, which states that the changes are geared twoard making EMUI more palatable to a Western audience. Given that Huawei has a strong  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress Americas to launch in the U.S. in September 2017

The GSMA group, which runs the annual Mobile World Congress trade show, is teaming up with CTIA to launch Mobile World Congress Americas. It will be held September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco and will replace the CTIA Super Mobility show beginning that year. The 2016 show will still be held on September 7-9 in Las Vegas.

The joint press release states:

Mobile World Congress Americas will include a conference program featuring C-level speakers and leading  [Read More…]

Honor decides it’s okay to launch a tablet with KitKat in 2016

At a media event in New Delhi, Honor rolled out the 5C, a budget phone with a metal-backed design and impressive hardware. The vendor also launched the T1 7.0, a 7-inch affordable tablet with a WSVGA resolution (1024 x 600), a 1.2GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731G processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory, microSD slot, 3G, and a 4100mAh battery. The pièce de résistance? The T1 7.0 runs EMUI 3.0 out of the box, which is based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

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Here’s where to watch the Honor 5C’s ‘virtual launch’

Huawei’s Honor sub-brand has a new phone on the way, and it’s holding an online-only “virtual launch” event to take the wraps off what we’re expecting to be the Honor 5C. So what are in for with the 5C? Well, the Chinese variant offers some clues:

The Chinese version of [the Honor 5C] packs Huawei’s homemade octa-core Kirin 650 chip, 2 gigabytes of RAM, a 5.2-inch 1080p display and a 13-megapixel main camera, backed up by an 8-megapixel selfie shooter.  [Read More…]

You can now pre-order the ASUS ZenPad Z8 on Verizon ahead of June 23 launch

The ASUS ZenPad Z8 is set to launch on Verizon in the U.S. on June 23, and if you’re interested in picking the tablet up you can pre-order a unit from today. Priced at $ 249, the ZenPad Z8 can be taken out on a device payment plan for $ 11 per month for two years. It’s also ASUS’ fist Qualcomm-powered tablet to launch on Verizon too.

The tablet itself features the Snapdragon 650 hexa-core 64-bit  [Read More…]