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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro appears at the FCC, signalling potential US launch

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro may be a smartphone the Chinese manufacturer uses to launch itself into the US consumer market. The handset was spotted sailing through the FCC, signalling the possibility that we could soon see a state-side launch.

The HTC One A9 will jump $100 after launch

If you’re looking to get the HTC One A9, you may not want to wait.

The newest phone from the Taiwanese tech giant will be $ 399 at launch, a seemingly great price. Unfortunately, that price won’t last. As of November 7, the price moves from the limited time, promotional price of $ 399, to the normal price of $ 499.

Pre-Orders for the first HTC phone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow have just begun though their website. You may be able to  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Priv stock apps go up on Google Play ahead of launch

With pre-orders live, the BlackBerry Priv is closer than ever to getting into anxious buyers’ hands. To further prepare for the impending full launch, BlackBerry has published several of the stock apps that will come with the smartphone on Google Play.

YouTube Red will launch on Oct. 28 with ad-free videos and more for $9.99 a month

There have been tons of rumors and reports about Google adding a new subscription service for its YouTube division for months. Today, the company officially announced its plans for what it is calling YouTube Red. It will officially launch on October 28 for $ 9.99 a month.

YouTube Music app to launch soon for finding songs and music videos faster

Along with the reveal of the YouTube Red subscription service, Google has also announced plans to launch a stand-alone YouTube Music app, which will be designed to help users find the songs and music videos they want to hear and see faster. A release date for the app has yet to be revealed.

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LG’s Nexus 5X is now available for purchase in select launch markets

The Nexus 5X is now available for purchase in select markets. LG has announced that the company’s third Nexus smartphone can be ordered on the Google Store and at participating retailers in Canada, India, Ireland, Korea, Japan, and the UK and US. Additional markets in Europe, Asia and Latin America are expected to follow suit in the coming weeks.

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OnePlus X should launch October 29

The third smartphone from OnePlus is expected to launch in but two week’s time. That is, of course, provided a recent tweet and Facebook post from the handset maker is to be believed.

See you October 29, London. #PowerfullyBeautiful pic.twitter.com/JxS5YQviPX

— OnePlus (@oneplus) October 14, 2015

Rumored as the OnePlus Mini and the OnePlus X, the phone should make its formal debut on October 29. Specifications tossed about over the last few weeks include a 5-inch display with 1920  [Read More…]

Hulu will launch a Virtual Reality app alongside the $99 Samsung Gear VR

Hulu, the second name you probably think of when you think of streaming media, announced that they will have a Virtual Reality app ready to go when the Samsung Gear VR launches in November. The $ 99 Virtual Reality device will launch next month ahead of competitors Oculus, HTC and Sony and will hopefully lead the charge of personal virtual reality devices. There is currently a $ 199 Innovator Edition available, but hopes are high for a lower priced version  [Read More…]

Hulu to launch virtual reality app for Samsung Gear VR in November

Hulu is ready to make its first steps into VR territory starting in November. It was previously announce that Hulu would be coming to the Samsung Gear VR headset this fall, but Hulu’s head of distribution, Tim Connolly, has now confirmed the app will launch alongside the new Gear VR headset in November.

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Verizon and Sony scrub the Xperia Z4v launch

Do you remember that Sony Xperia Z4 variant that was custom-made for Verizon – the Xperia Z4v? Well, folks who don’t regularly follow Verizon or Sony news may have thought that it was a quiet launch that came and went.

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But you may be surprised to know that the Z4v was never actually released. Pretty crazy, huh? Now I have even crazier news – the launch has been scrubbed.

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