Tag Archive: launch


T-Mobile may launch the BlackBerry Priv on Jan. 26th

I don’t know about you, but I hate when I see a phone that I’ve been eyeing not launch on my particular network. AT&T is one of those infamous carriers that often snatch phone exclusivities. One of its recent misdeeds was with the BlackBerry Priv.

BlackBerry has finally redeemed itself in the mobile industry, by making the smart move to give up its struggling OS and adopt Android. While the company is not out of the woods yet, many would agree  [Read More…]

Reliance Jio finally rolls out 4G to employees in India, commercial launch in 2016

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, a subsidiary of India’s largest private sector conglomerate — Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), announced the launch of its 4G service, which is only available for its employees at the moment.

The company claims that its legacy-free, next-generation voice and broadband network can be seamlessly upgraded even to 5G and beyond. It will be the only company in the world providing next-generation digital services over an end-to-end all-IP network.

At the launch event, Mukesh  [Read More…]

Nexus 6P said to be headed to Best Buy, gold variant to launch in the US

According to a new report, Best Buy may begin selling the Nexus 6P, and the exclusive for the gold version may be ending as its rumored to be headed to the U.S. as well. Recently, Best Buy began carrying the Nexus 5X, so it’s not a complete surprise to hear that it will also be carrying the bigger brother. Having more buying options is always a plus, and with the ability to visit Best Buy locations and  [Read More…]

HTC Vive to see official launch in April 2016

HTC has announced that its Vive VR headset will see a commercial launch in April 2016. The launch will be preceded by another distribution of 7,000 developer kits at the start of 2016. From HTC:

We will be starting the new year by making an additional 7,000 units available to developers, followed by commercial availability in April 2016. We are incredibly excited about the future and look forward to sharing more information as we move forward towards  [Read More…]

WiFi Alliance certifies the HTC One X9, launch coming in 2016

Anyone hoping that the rumored HTC One X9 would launch in 2015 will be disappointed to hear that the phone isn’t expected to be unveiled until next year. @LlabTooFeR revealed this new information along with a link to the phone’s WiFi certification document, which was granted to the One X9 back on September 15th. The document doesn’t confirm or deny any of the rumors that we’ve seen do far, but it does reveal that the HTC One X9 will come with a,  [Read More…]

HTC may release a smartwatch after all, February 2016 launch rumored

We’ve been hearing rumors of an HTC-made smartwatch all the way back from June 2014, and while we’re yet to see a final product, it looks like the Taiwanese vendor has not given up on making a computer for your wrist. Serial leakster Evan Blass has revealed that HTC’s smartwatch would be making its debut next year:

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YouTube may launch TV show and movie streaming service exclusively for Red subscribers

After launching the ad-free $ 9.99 a month YouTube Red service earlier this year, it looks like the video sharing site is in talks with Hollywood studios and production companies to bring TV shows and movies to the service. That’s according to The Wall Street Journal, citing the proverbial people familiar with the matter.

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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