Earlier this week, a leaked information from famous tech tipster Evan Blass of @evleaks made the round online purportedly claiming that the next-gen Huawei Nexus handset will have a Snapdragon 820 SoC processor.
He further points out that the device in question will arrive with a 5.7-inch 1440 x 2560 resolution QHD screen, a metal body, and a fingerprint reader this late-October or late-November. When asked by a follower, Blass went on to reveal that indeed, the next-gen Nexus phone will have the USB C-Type connector.
Although Blass was known for his accuracy, it turns out that his sources may have failed him this time. more >>
Rovio, the game developer behind the ever-successful mobile game "Angry Birds," has announced that it is the game's sequel "Angry Birds 2" will be unveiled to the public on July 28 and will be available for download in app stores on July 30.
"Angry Birds 2" is the first sequel of the game and is coming after six years from the launch of the original game. Rovio, according to a report in Tech Times, made the official announcement recently and promised that the sequel will be "Bigger, Badder, Birdier."
The unveiling will happen in San Francisco on July 28 and two days after, the app will be available for free download on app stores. Rovio is hoping that the sequel will continue to make the franchise a success. Since its launch six years ago, the game has been downloaded over 2 billion times. more >>
"StarCraft 2" and its coming final and major expansion called "Legacy of the Void" has yet to arrive, but Blizzard Entertainment, the game's publisher, is wanting to entice gamers to preorder by promising beta access to additional content for the game.
Blizzard recently announced that the final standalone expansion pack is now available for preorder and gamers who will buy the game now will get immediate access to a beta version of "Whispers of Oblivion," a three-mission prologue to the final expansion pack.
"Whispers of Oblivion" is supposed to bridge the storyline between the second expansion "Heart of the Swarm" and the final expansion "Legacy of the Void." This was earlier unveiled during the E3 2015. It is said to include new machines and warriors from the different races. It will also feature a mission which involves Dark Templar Zeratul, which is said to be a first. more >>
Surprising news coming from a company that is well known for making amplifiers, speaker cabinets and personal headphones for professional musicians and music groups – Marshall Amplification recently announced that they are making a smartphone that will be a stand out in audio performance.
The new phone is called The London, and according to a Tech Times report, it is Marshall's first foray into the smartphone market. The company promises that the new phone will provide a "better audio experience" for smartphone users who are music lovers also.
The London looks sleek with its matte black color and a metallic gold trim, and is said to be similar in design with other Marshall products such as its amplifiers or its top of the line headphones. In terms of the specifications, the report said that it will have a 4.7-inch 720p display, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD slot. No mention was made about what processor it will have. It will be equipped with an 8-megapixel rear shooter and a 2-megapixel front shooter, with a battery capacity of 2,500mAh. Android 5.0.2 will come pre-installed, as well as some custom music applications. more >>
The next generation tablet of Microsoft, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, may possibly come out within the year, in October to be specific. The report also cited that the tablet will likely run on the new Windows 10 operating system.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is also rumored to have better technical specifications than its predecessor, the Surface Pro 3. However, it is also said that it may not carry any major design changes compared to the Surface Pro 3. The company supposedly focused on improving the tablet's performance rather than its looks.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was unveiled in May 2014 and became available a month after. Since then, Microsoft has not made any official announcements yet about the tablet's successor. more >>
Yet another casting update for the CW's hit superhero TV drama series "The Flash" surfaced this week pointing out to the inclusion of a wrestling superstar who will be joining Season 2 as the Atom-Smasher.
A report by ComicBook.com said that WWE Superstar Adam Copeland has been cast to play the role in question. Copeland's character will appear in the season premiere of the show, which is currently filming.
Despite how the comic readers know of him, Atom Smasher won't be on the side of the good guys. more >>