Tag Archive: Reportedly

The mid-range Galaxy A70 is reportedly heading to Verizon

This flagship-eater cannibalizes some of Samsung’s flagship features

What you need to know Verizon will add the Samsung Galaxy A70 to its mid-range lineup, according to SamMobile. The Galaxy A70 has high-end specs, like an in-screen fingerprint sensor and 32MP camera. No other carriers have announced plans to carry this device or the upgraded Galaxy A70S.

Verizon will sell the intriguing Samsung Galaxy A70, according to a report by SamMobile. The Galaxy A70 is a mid-range phone  [Read More…]

Google reportedly wants to buy Fitbit

Will we finally get a Pixel Watch, or does Alphabet have other plans?

What you need to know Google is in talks to buy fitness wearable maker Fitbit. Neither company would confirm the story to Reuters, which broke the news. Fitbit stock jumped on the news, then trading was halted.

Google’s parent company Alphabet is considering a purchase of the wearable fitness device maker Fitbit. The story was broken by Reuters and Fitbit’s stock was put on  [Read More…]

Snapdragon Wear 3300 reportedly in the works for a massive Wear OS upgrade

The Snapdragon 3300 will be based on a 12nm fabrication process.

What you need to know A new Snapdragon Wear processor has been spotted in a recent commit from Qualcomm. The Snapdragon Wear 3300 will be based off of the Snapdragon 429 and use a 12nm fabrication process that would result in faster performance and better battery life. The current Snapdragon Wear 3100 is a 28nm processor.

For years now, Google’s smartwatch platform — Wear OS — has  [Read More…]

Samsung reportedly sets target of selling 6 million foldable phones in 2020

Samsung is hoping the first mover advantage will help it continue its domination over the foldable phone market next year.

What you need to know Samsung is reportedly aiming to sell as many as 6 million foldable smartphones next year. The company is said to have sold 500,000 units of the Galaxy Fold so far this year. Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Fold successor in the first half of 2020.

Korean publication The Bell had  [Read More…]

Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy Fold will reportedly debut in April

The Galaxy Fold 2 may come with an even bigger display than its predecessor.

What you need to know The Samsung Galaxy Fold successor is apparently codenamed Bloom. It is tipped to launch in April next year with either a 6.7-inch or 8.1-inch main display. Key tech specs of Samsung’s next foldable smartphone remain a mystery at this pont.

A new report published by The Bell today claims Samsung is planning to release the Galaxy Fold successor  [Read More…]

The Pixel 4 will reportedly have a starting price of just $799

Pixel 4 gets the same start price as last year’s Pixel 3.

What you need to know Pixel 4 will have a starting price of $ 799 and 4 XL will be $ 899. These are the same prices that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL kicked off at. Prices are for the assumed 64GB variants, with an unknown cost increase for additional storage.

We are less than 24 hours away from officially knowing everything about Google’s  [Read More…]

Andy Rubin was reportedly paid $9 million to leave his own venture firm

Rubin left Playground in late-May earlier this year.

What you need to know A new report reveals that Andy Rubin was paid $ 9 million to leave Playground Global back in May. Playground Global is a venture firm that Rubin founded In 2015. Rubin “no longer has any economic interest in or any ongoing roles at Playground Global or the related funds.”

Earlier this week, Essential founder — and Android creator — Andy Rubin found himself in the  [Read More…]

Contractors reportedly targeted homeless people to test Pixel 4 face unlock

Contractors were also told to target those with darker skin.

What you need to know Google contractors were told to target homeless and people with darker skin. The contractors also mislead people by telling them it was a game or just told them to play with the phone. Some also failed to state they worked with Google or were recording the person’s face.

Back in July, we reported on how Google conducted “field research” for its new  [Read More…]

‘Pixelbook Go’ reportedly debuting at Google October event

Don’t call it a comeback, call it a Chromebook.

What you need to know Reports claim the next Pixelbook will be called ‘Pixelbook Go’. This Pixelbook appears to have a 13.3-inch “Molecular” display. It is expected this laptop will be a part of the October Google event.

If there was one fairly universal cry from Chromebook fans over the last year, it was to please give us another Pixelbook instead of another Pixel Slate this year. As  [Read More…]

Fitbit is reportedly considering putting itself up for sale

Even though it is exploring its options, the company hasn’t yet decided if it will pursue a sale.

What you need to know Wearable maker Fitbit is reportedly exploring the possibility of a sale. Investment bank Qatalyst Partners has suggested Google parent company Alphabet may be interested in acquiring the wearable maker. According to data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) recently, Fitbit was the world’s fourth largest wearables vendor during Q2 2019.

Fitbit announced the  [Read More…]