Tag Archive: Mysterious

What’s inside the box? Ring Doorbox is a mysterious new product leak

Is it a package box? An intercom? Or maybe a safe place to keep your keys?

What you need to know This is the first leak of the Ring Doorbox, a mysterious box with little more than a name and a picture at this time. The name hints at the possibility of a box that could store packages or a spare set of keys. This leak comes just days before the Ring Video Doorbell 3 launches.

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OnePlus is holding a mysterious event to unveil new ‘screen technology’

It’s taking place on January 13 in China.

What you need to know OnePlus is holding a press event on January 13 in Shenzhen, China. The teaser mentions new “screen technology.” We have no idea what this is referring to, but we’ll learn soon enough.

We’re expecting OnePlus to hold an event in the first half of 2020 to unveil its upcoming OnePlus 8 smartphone, but prior to that, the company is heading to China  [Read More…]

Project Fi’s mysterious mid-tier phone rumored to be the Moto X4

Upcoming Motorola mid-tier phone could be the first non-Google phone in Project Fi’s roster.

Late last week, Google said that one of its partners would launch a mid-tier device on Project Fi. According to seasoned leaker Evan Blass at VentureBeat, that partner is Motorola, and the device in question is the Moto X4.

There’s not a whole lot of information regarding Motorola’s upcoming mid-range phone, but a leaked roadmap from earlier this year suggests a dual  [Read More…]

Kevin Spacey is investing in a mysterious gaming smartphone startup, Wonder

A new report claims to have some information on a startup called Wonder. The company is apparently working on a gaming-themed smartphone and counts actor Kevin Spacey among its investors.

At the moment, the official Wonder website is pretty bare bones, with an astronaut helmet logo and a “Coming Soon” label, along with an email address signup bar to get more updates as they are revealed. TechCrunch says it has a little more information on Wonder’s  [Read More…]

Nextbit’s mysterious Android smartphone will be revealed on September 1

San Francisco-based startup Nextbit will officially reveal the first concrete details of its first hardware product, an Android-based smartphone, on September 1. The company first revealed its plans to enter the crowded Android device market in late July.

Mysterious metal Huawei chassis leaks out, high-end specs rumored

Chinese manufacturer Huawei is focusing more on premium materials in an effort to break into the high-end smartphone space, and today we have our first look at a new metal-backed Huawei handset. Published on China’s Weibo social network by a software engineer, the shot shows the back panel for the phone, alongside what would appear to be an HTC One Max-style rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

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Droid Bionic gets a mysterious OS update

Motorola Droid Bionic update

We love updates. That is, we love updates when we know what they are and what they do. Such is not the case with the Motorola Droid Bionic, which is in the midst of getting an update to system version 5.9.901. Verizon’s yet to post a changelog, and the OS version is still Android 2.3.4. Though AC reader Jim does note that there appears to be a new “Emergency  [Read More…]

Epson working on mysterious Android device for MWC


Epson has me intrigued. The company best known for printers, projectors, and scanners is working on a mysterious new device that runs the Android OS and is expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in late February.

We have absolutely no idea what Epson has planned, but we were told the device is in a new category and it offer a range of mobile entertainment and viewing options.

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Mysterious Samsung Slider now going by ‘Stratosphere;’ Pantech Breakout also gets another look

Samsung Stratosphere

Astute Android Central readers will recall the phone you see above as the Samsung SCH-i405, which we first brought you a full picture of way back in July, looking very much like an LTE version of Sprint’s Epic 4G. And now it’s back in a clearer render form, pretty much looking how we last left it, only now going by its “Stratosphere” name.

Pantech BreakoutNo real change in  [Read More…]