LG has teased its upcoming G6 smartphone. Judging from the company’s most recent teaser video (watch below), the G6 will include the company’s first-ever ‘Full Vision’ 18:9 display panel along with version 6.0 of the LG user experience on top of Android.
We recently learned that Google was dropping a cool $5 million to advertise Google Home during this year’s Super Bowl. While everyone probably expected Google to go all-out in creating a new and memorable advertisement that would captivate everyone’s attention, it won’t be quite like that. Instead, Google has decided to reuse the original Google Home launch video which first released back in October along with the launch of the Pixel smartphones and Daydream View headset.
Samsung made a successful entry into the world of mobile transactions with Samsung Pay and it’s going one step further with its latest venture. The company recently introduced Samsung Pay Mini, an online shopping app that will launch in Q1 of this year for Korean Android users, including those without Samsung devices.
Google has a lot riding on the success of its Daydream virtual reality platform and it’s sparing no expense to attract the top talent for its development. The company recently hired a new senior designer to ensure that it remains on top of the VR game. Claude Zellweger, who previously led the design team at HTC’s Vive platform played a key role in the development of HTC’s smartphone design language,and has joined Google to work on Daydream.
This year, OnePlus wants to ensure that customers receive their phone as soon as possible after ordering it. While previously, OnePlus devices usually took a few weeks to reach their customers, the company has stated that its new year’s resolution is to strive towards an “immediate dispatch” of its phones after purchase.
Google I/O, the company’s annual developers conference will take place this year at the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, California from May 17-19. Google broke the news in bizarre fashion with a cryptic tweet and corresponding webpage containing a series of clues that sent developers on a scavenger hunt in an effort to figure out the date and location of this year’s event.
Samsung confirmed this week which among their Android-powered handsets will receive Google’s latest Android 7.0 Nougat software.
Android Wear 2.0 is almost here and the recent report of a February 9 launch date appears to be true. According to the latest news, Google has partnered with LG to produce the first Android Wear 2.0 devices, the Watch Sport and Watch Style.