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Modern Dad drives a Tesla Model 3!

It’s the future, eventually …

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Priorities shift as we get older — and also when price tags shift exponentially. The need-it-right-this-second feeling you get from a smartphone — even one that costs a ridiculous $ 1,000 or so, as is the case with today’s top-shelf devices — just isn’t quite as pressing when you’re paying mortgages and starting to give serious thought to your kids’ college costs.

Getting old sucks. Don’t do it.

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Zolo announces Model Zero radial speaker with Google Assistant

Anker’s Zolo sub-brand has announced an interestingly designed speaker with Google Assistant.

Anker is no stranger to audio products since it produces some of the best inexpensive earbuds out there. Its Zolo sub-brand is no stranger to experimental products either, with the company releasing its Liberty truly wireless earbuds late last year. That heritage continues with Zolo’s latest announcement: the Model Zero speaker.

Image courtesy of Zolo

I’m not quite sure what the inspiration is for  [Read More…]

Google unveils Android Wear beta program, but it only supports one model

Oreo is coming to Android Wear — eventually.

Google has announced a very limited beta program for Android Wear, allowing its flagship smartwatch, the LG Watch Sport, to test out some upcoming features based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Today, we are launching the beta of the next Android Wear update. As we mentioned at Google I/O, this will mainly be a technical upgrade to API 26 with enhancements to background limits and notification channels.

The update is  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 has a new ‘Soft Gold’ color, 8GB of RAM model now comes in grey

Phone color choices aren’t always exciting.

For a third consecutive version, OnePlus is releasing a limited edition “Soft Gold” color option of its flagship phone — this time just over a month after the original launch in black and grey. Starting today, you can buy a soft gold OnePlus 5 for the standard $ 479 / £449 / €499 price and with the usual 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage — that is, while supplies last.

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Grab the 32GB Moto G5 Plus for $199, 64GB model for $249

For one day only, get the Moto G5 Plus with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage for $ 249.

The Moto G5 Plus is one of the best budget phones currently in the market, and you can pick one up for just $ 199 on Newegg. That’s a $ 30 discount on the model with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. Amazon is also getting on the action, offering the variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage for  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5: Which model should you buy?

Do you require 64GB or 128GB of space? And is the extra RAM really that necessary?

OnePlus has certainly figured out its formula for selling smartphones: take a no-fuss design, shove in an all-day battery along with the latest processor, and keep the Android software tweaks at a minimum. The OnePlus 5 is a great depiction of that vision as it’s equipped with all the components that fit in with the company’s winning smartphone strategy.

This year,  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 leak reveals gold model + U.S. branding

It says ‘Galaxy S8’ on the back.

Prominent leaker Evan Blass continues to lay bare the Samsung Galaxy S8 ahead of next week’s announcement. This morning we’re getting a look at the GS8 in gold, in addition to a fresh perspective on the grey and black models. Behold!

Blass also reveals the branding for the U.S. versions of the phone which — surprise! — has additional Galaxy branding in addition to the Samsung  [Read More…]

Confirmed: OnePlus 3 to be discontinued in favor of new 3T model

When it’s gone, it’s gone.

With the arrival of the OnePlus 3T — a new mid-cycle refresh of the OnePlus 3 — some have been wondering what the future holds for OnePlus’s original (and more affordable) flagship phone. Well, the short version is: It’s going away, and it’s not coming back.

A OnePlus spokesperson has confirmed to Android Central that once existing U.S. and European OnePlus 3 stock is sold out, it won’t be going back  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Edge model numbers leaked and they are quite unusual

Samsung all but confirmed the next-gen Galaxy Note phablet, when it announced ex-Galaxy Note7 would be able to get next year’s premium devices at half the price. Now a Tweet by serial leakster @evleaks reveals the phablet is already in the works. Following the demise of the Galaxy Note7 there were some concerns that Samsung

Huawei Mate 9 may have curved screen model with Daydream support

Flat and curved-screen models shown in latest leak.

Details of the Huawei Mate 9 have been trickling out over the past month, but today brings a tantalizing piece of news. According to well-known leaker Evan Blass, reporting for VentureBeat, the phone may come in two variants — a flat-screened model, codenamed Manhattan, and a curved-screen variant, codenamed Long Island.

Nougat, a curved screen, and Daydream support out of the box.

Pictured above, both the flat and  [Read More…]