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Mid-range LG Zero to launch in Taiwan this week, other markets to follow

LG has announced that its latest mid-range smartphone, the LG Zero, will start arriving this week in Taiwan, with several other markets in Asia, Europe, and Latin America to follow.

ZTE reportedly aiming to simultaneously launch upcoming Nubia Z11 in the US and China

ZTE is reportedly gearing up for a simultaneous release of the Nubia Z11 smartphone in both the US and China. The device itself was revealed by the company on Friday and new reports point to a launch in the aforementioned markets with a slightly altered model for different regions.

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens virtual reality experience to launch alongside movie

ILMxLab, which is dedicated to virtual reality experiences, will be releasing something special for Star Wars fans before the upcoming launch of The Force Awakens movie. The company will roll out a virtual reality experience designed for Google Cardboard. It’s expected that the augmented content, which will launch on both iOS and Android, will tie directly into the opening of The Force Awakens.

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LG cancels launch of Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, citing ‘hardware issue’

Less than a week after finally releasing the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, LG has halted the launch of the watch. In an email sent to Android Central from an LG representative, it was explained that during some quality assurance testing the company found an unnamed “hardware issue” that was deemed important enough to halt the launch of the watch.

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LG is getting ready to launch its own mobile payment platform to rival Samsung Pay

LG has confirmed that it will launch its own mobile payment system, taking on Samsung Pay and Android Pay. The manufacturer has just partnered with Shinhan Card and KB Kookmin Card, two of the largest credit card companies in its home country.

Samsung plans to launch its contactless payment service in new markets come 2016

Samsung is planning to bring Samsung Pay to China, Spain, and the UK at the start of 2016, after debuting in the US and South Korea on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Samsung managed to process $ 30 million in transactions in South Korea during the first month of operation.

Google and ASUS officially launch the Chromebit, available now for just $85

Though Google and ASUS took the wraps off of their new little Chrome OS computer called the Chromebit back in March, the two companies are finally ready to release it into the wild — and they’re doing it at a great price, just $ 85. For that money you’re getting a tiny stick that contains a full computer, with a Rockchip ARM processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 802.11ac Wifi, Bluetooth 4.0 and even a USB  [Read More…]

TAG Heuer all set to launch $1,500 Carrera Connected smartwatch in the US

TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver revealed in an interview with Switzerland’s Le Matin Dimanche that the Carrera Connected, its first smartwatch, will be unveiled in New York on November 9. The smartwatch will retail for $ 1,500, and will be available for sale in Europe starting November 12.

Facebook rumored to launch Notify app next week for fast news alerts

Facebook may be close to launching yet another stand-alone app. A new report says that the app, called Notify, will be released sometime next week. It is supposed to send alerts to users for news stories, and Facebook has reportedly entered into partnerships for Notify with many major news and media outlets.

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Huawei Mate 8 now poised for official launch on November 26

Huawei is expected to announce the Mate 8 sometime this month. It was previously believed the unannounced smartphone would be revealed on November 5 alongside the Kirin 950 processor, but a recently published invitation teases the Mate 8 for an event that takes place on November 26.