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Yahoo is launching an eSports app for Android

Yahoo is going through some growing pains…or maybe death throes? In any case, despite having some parts of its digital media business shut down, one of the areas in which it remains strong is eSports. Last month Yahoo Sports Media Group introduced an eSports website, and now it’s following through with an app. Right now,

Blackberry is launching two Android phones this year

Following the release of the higher-end Priv, Blackberry is looking to enter another segment of the smartphone market – in this case, the mid-range market. In an interview, Blackberry CEO John Chen revealed that the company will be releasing two different mid-range Android phones this year, but the timeframe wasn’t given. Chen did give some

LG G5 to begin launching into global markets

Following a successful introduction of the LG G5 at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, LG will expand its reach starting this week. The LG G5 will première in South Korea starting tomorrow on March 31, and in the United States on April 1. Soon after, the G5 will appear in markets in Europe,

Casio’s Smart Outdoor Watch launching March 25 for $500

Those looking for a rugged Android Wear smartwatch to use while fishing, hiking or any other myriad of outdoor activities will be able to get their hands on Casio’s Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 starting March 25, the watch maker has announced. On launch, Casio says that the Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 will be available from a number of retailers — including Amazon, the Google Store, REI Co-Op and Casio itself — for $ 500.

To recap, the  [Read More…]

Sony’s PlayStation VR launching in October for $399

As competition in the virtual reality sphere heats up, Sony has announced that its PlayStation VR headset will launch in October for $ 399. Sony made the announcement during a keynote at the Game Developers Conference 2016 (GDC), where the company also showed off footage of upcoming titles and more.

Sony also detailed the final hardware specs of the headset, noting a 5.7-inch OLED display running at a 120 Hz refresh rate and carrying a total resolution  [Read More…]

Lenovo launching global variant of ‘gorgeous’ Lemon 3 at MWC

The Lenovo Lemon 3 made its debut in China earlier this year, and it looks like the manufacturer is all set to make the device available in global markets. The vendor has teased the launch of a “gorgeous new device” at Mobile World Congress, with the phone in the image corresponding to the Lemon 3.

As a refresher, the Lemon 3 offers stellar hardware for its sub-$ 150 retail price, including a 5-inch  [Read More…]

Chromecast and Chromecast Audio reportedly launching in Australia soon

Australian residents soon will be able to purchase Google’s new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio streaming media dongles. The price for both products will be $ 59.

According to Ausdroid.net:

According to sources, the dongles are both listed in the JB Hifi inventory system, with the launch expected to come within the next couple of weeks. The dongles are both slightly more expensive than the current $ 49 RRP of the original Chromecast dongle, with JB Hifi  [Read More…]

It’s official: Xiaomi Mi 5 is launching on February 24

It’s official folks. Xiaomi will be launching its flagship phone — the Mi 5 — on February 24. Xiaomi’s head of global operations Hugo Barra confirmed the date via a tweet, stating that the phone will be “everything you imagined, and more:”

#Mi5 is almost here! Xiaomi’s first product in 2016, launching on Feb. 24. It’s everything you imagined, and more. pic.twitter.com/FTd0KzFrgD

— Hugo Barra (@hbarra) January 26, 2016

With last year’s  [Read More…]

Spotify is launching video for Android. Should you care?

Music streaming giant, Spotify, announced on Monday that it would begin delivering curated videos and podcasts to its customers. The videos will come from major entertainment companies like ESPN, BBC, Vice, Maker Studios, and Comedy Central.

Less than 10% of Spotify’s current users, in four test markets, have had access to video for the past several months. Now, the Swedish music provider will branch out to a larger audience. Android users will see this new video feature roll out this week in the United States, Germany,  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 could be launching sooner than expected

Having seen the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge details continue to surface over the last few weeks, the build up to the inevitable release continues to build momentum. We’ve seen benchmarks for the new Exynos processor for the Galaxy S7 leaked out, as well as a website detailing the screen sizes for the devices.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 was first released on April 10th, 2015, and it was widely expected to be around the same date that the  [Read More…]