new-moto-droidFor those die hard Motorola fans, here is news for you – you might be on the receiving end of a spanking new Droid device in due time from Verizon Wireless, if the leaked image on the right is anything to go by. What seems to be an alleged photo of the back of the Motorola Droid has been shared by the folks over at HelloMotoHK on Facebook.

HelloMotoHK claims that the image is the back panel of the alleged new Moto Droid. It looks as though the device will feature some sort of plastic or rubbery back, complete with a geometrical pattern on it. Not only that, there is also the presence of a camera with what looks to be a hole in order to ensure that there is also an accompanying LED flash right under it, making it look like some sort of sibling to the yet-to-be-released third-generation Moto G. We should be able to know more about this mystery device in due time.


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zenpad8It looks like folks living in the US need not fret any more, since the ASUS ZenPad 8 has finally arrived in this part of the world via BestBuy. The ASUS ZenPad 8 will run on an Intel processor, and it carries the ZenPad 8 Z580C model number. This will be a mid-range ZenPad S 8 Z580C, where it will be accompanied by 32GB of internal memory, where there is an asking price of $200 at the likes of BestBuy, B&H and Adorama. An 8” display with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution at a 4:3 aspect ratio and a PPI of 320 will greet your eyes.

Underneath the hood lies an Intel Atom Z3530 processor that hails from the Moorefield generation, and it is a similar processor that keeps the $249 ASUS Zenfone 2 running. As for its photography capabilities, there will be a 5MP shooter behind with a 2MP selfie camera in front.


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No, there are no Jedi Mind Tricks involved with this bit of news – apparently, an official Star Wars app is now available, not only for the Android platform, but also for iOS device owners. Who would have thought that it has taken so long for such an app to hit the market? Having said that, this app will act as a countdown timer to when Episode VII: The Force Awakens opens in cinemas this December 18th, touching 0:00 when it is time for the movie to premiere.

Of course, other than that, this app will deliver notifications of the upcoming film as and when it happens, and it will also depict Star Wars-themed weather forecasts around your area, to tune in to classic audio clips and sound effects. Since it is a free download, why not give it a go?


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tab-s-proIf a company were to work on a new device, chances are it would need to also register the name of said device. This is exactly what has happened with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S Pro, as word had gotten out that the South Korean conglomerate has already registered its name in its home country. So far, there has been very little, or rather, virtually no information at all concerning the hardware specifications of the device, other than the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S Pro might come with a Super AMOLED display that is 12” in size – or even more. Who knows? This might be a tablet that is being produced to go up against a rumored 12.9” iPad Pro.

Regardless, the average consumer would most probably want to settle for something that is far smaller in size, as it would be easier to tote around. A 12” tablet is huge – relatively speaking, and one wonders just what kind of battery life will it hold. It would, however, be more than suitable to target the educational as well as the business segments, that is for sure.


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oneplus2-4gb-ramAre you all excited about the OnePlus 2? Well, it is being prepared to roll out this coming July 27th, which means that there is not much waiting time left to worry about. This will be the second generation so-called “flagship killer”, and on paper, it does seem as though it is going to live up to its expectations.

For instance, we do know that the OnePlus 2 will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset, have the company of a USB Type-C port, the possibility of a fingerprint sensor, and a final sticker price of less than $450. The thing is, it looks like the RAM department is going to get a boost as well – we are talking about it hitting 4GB RAM as opposed to just 3GB RAM, and it will make use of the LPDDR4 type too, which will play a role in improving benchmarking and performance results.


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umi-zero2Fancy picking up a handset that has not one, but two displays? Granted, in the era where flip phones ruled, two displays were commonplace. Not so in this day and age, and UMI of China has decided to relive the olden days, albeit with a slightly different twist since their upcoming ZERO 2 smartphone will not come in a clamshell form factor, but rather, that of a solid brick – albeit with an E Ink display on one side, and a rumored 5.2” Full HD display on the other.

A teaser image of the ZERO 2 has already appeared on UMI’s official Facebook page, where the E Ink screen is said to offer a better reading experience, at the same time consuming a minimal amount of juice – which is always good news for the handset’s battery. It will apparently come with a $500 price tag eventually (if rumors prove to be true), in addition to a MediaTek MT6752 mobile chipset, 3GB RAM, 16GB of internal memory, an 8MP selfie shooter and a 13MP camera behind.


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oneplus-2-322Are you looking forward to the official release of the OnePlus 2 later at the end of this month? While it has had its fair share of rumors hit the newswires in recent times, revealing juicy details such as a fingerprint scanner, a USB Type-C port, a dual camera setup, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, do take all of those with a grain of salt as nothing has been officially confirmed just yet. In fact, OnePlus CEO Liu Zuohu did share over his Weibo account that the OnePlus 2 will arrive with a metal case.

The original OnePlus One failed to come with any kind of metal on its body, as it arrived in the form of a polycarbonate body in addition to having Silk White and Sandstone Black back cover options. Perhaps this full metal jacket will be able to add some more class to the device – but hopefully not interfere with its communications capabilities. All will be known this July 22nd as the device rolls out officially!


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asus-zenfone-goNow here is an entry level handset that you might be interested in when it arrives – the ASUS ZenFone Go. While it looks a whole lot like the recently announced ASUS ZenFone Selfie, it is set to be a different beast, apparently. The ZenFone Go has leaked out, and it will arrive in a range of pastel shades, although we have absolutely no idea as to how much it will cost, and when will it hit the market.

In terms of hardware specifications, the ASUS ZenFone Go will come with a 5” display at 720 x 1280 resolution, a MT6582 SoC that has a quad-core CPU and the Mali-400 MP2 GPU, 2GB RAM, 8GB of internal memory, an 8MP back camera with a 2MP front-facing camera, and 3G connectivity. Nope, there will be no 4G LTE support with this puppy.


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Well, you know what they say – better late than never, right? After its fair number of rumors, here we are with the Huawei Honor 7 that has just become official over in China. In a dedicated press event, the new mid-range handset will certainly ooze with class and quality, as it boasts of a unibody that is made out of aluminum alloy, arriving in silver, gold and dark gray shades.

There will be a 5.2” Full HD display that accompanies it, sporting its very own Kirin 935 chipset, where there will also be a quartet of Cortex-A53 cores that has been clocked at 2.2GHz alongside another four 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 cores, accompanied by a Mali-T628 GPU and 3GB RAM. At the back lies a 20MP shooter, while the front has an 8MP camera, with a fingerprint scanner located right below the main camera. Other features include a 3,100 mAh battery, fast charging capability and Android 5.0 Lollipop.

It will be out in China this coming July 7th with pre-orders being open today.


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kinzieIf you are on the lookout for a new Motorola handset, there is no reason not to look forward to the upcoming Motorola Droid Kinzie from Verizon Wireless. This smartphone has seen more of its hardware specifications revealed in a leaked benchmark reading, where we do know that it will boast of a 5.5” QHD (2,560 x 1,440) touchscreen display, a 5MP camera in front, a 20MP camera at the back with 4K video capture ability, 3GB RAM, and 32GB of internal memory.

There will also be Android 5.1.1 Lollipop running alongside a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chipset that will boast of four high-performance Cortex-A57 cores and an equal number of Cortex-A53 ones. Connectivity options will include NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS, and chances are the Motorola Droid Kinzie will be out in stores later this October if history does repeat itself.


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