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Google said to be interested in NFL streaming deal

According to a new report, Google, Apple and Amazon are all said to be interested in striking a deal with the NFL to stream Thursday Night Football games. As Variety reports, the NFL announced that it is in talks with unnamed potential partners interested in streaming rights for the Thursday night games. While no companies were named by the NFL, Variety’s sources say Google may be among the interested parties:

The NFL didn’t say what companies those  [Read More…]

HTC One M10 launch date said to have slipped to finalize redesign

Time to churn that rumor mill. HTC has been on the news quite a bit lately, due to speculation that Google selected the Taiwanese manufacturer for not just one, but two Nexus phones this year. But in more relevant HTC news right now is the Spring 2016 refresh of its flagship, the One M10.

We’ve gotten our first report of what the specs might be. Not only that, but it appears that the M10 is not going to be ready for  [Read More…]

HTC One M10 said to have Snapdragon 820 and MediaTek variants, likely to launch after MWC

According to a new report, it appears as though HTC won’t be announcing the HTC One M10 at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and instead plans to have its own event to unveil the phone. The information comes from LlabTooFeR, who has a pretty solid history with HTC leaks. According to the tweets, the One M10 should launch with Android 6.0.1 with Sense 8.0 on top.

I’m expecting 2 versions of the device: Qualcomm  [Read More…]

Google said to be negotiating with NFL for streaming rights to London games

Google is reportedly in talks with the National Football League over streaming rights for the three games planned for London during the next football season. Apple is also said to be in negotiations for those rights. The NFL broadcast a game in London in 2015 as well, with Yahoo providing the livestream.

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 A9 said to sport Snapdragon 617 processor, launch in November

It’s no secret that HTC is working on another “hero” phone later this year, widely rumored to be dubbed the HTC A9 (codenamed “Aero”), and we may have gotten an early peek at the specs of the smartphone from avid leaker Evan Blass. Here are the possible specs, according to Blass:

HTC One A9 (Hima Aero): SD617, 5″ FHD AMOLED, 2GB/16GB, 13MP/4UP OIS BSI, 2150mAh, microSD, fingerprint, metal, ~7mm, 6 colors. November.

— Evan  [Read More…]

‘I’m here!’ said the lost Huawei Mate S a little creepily

There’s just something about the voice. I can’t put my finger on it, but it’s a little creepy. Maybe it’s the music. Maybe it’s just too damn cutesy.

Never lose your Mate S thanks to this slightly creepy “I’m heeeerrrreeee”

Motorola said to axe 500 jobs at its Chicago headquarters as part of Lenovo restructuring

As part of Lenovo’s recently-announced restructuring efforts, Motorola plans to cut 500 jobs at its Chicago headquarters, according to a new report. That number accounts for 25 percent of Motorola’s 2,000 employees that work in the Merchandise Mart offices.

AT&T said to be introducing activation fee for Next and BYOD customers, raising upgrade fee on August 1

According to a new report, AT&T may be raising its upgrade fee to $ 45, and introducing a new $ 15 activation fee for AT&T Next and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) customers, starting August 1. Droid Life is reporting that the $ 5 increase in upgrade fee, and $ 15 activation fee will apply to all customers beginning August 1, though those currently making payments under a Next Installment Plan won’t have to pay on their  [Read More…]

Samsung and Apple said to be nearing a deal to join the electronic SIM launch

The GSMA, a group representing several mobile carriers across the world, is currently in negotiations with Samsung and Apple for the launch of electronic SIM cards. So-called e-SIMs would allow customers to switch between carriers almost instantly, without the need to get a new physical SIM from their carrier. Carriers across the world, including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, and Telefónica are all expected to support e-SIMs.

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