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Exclusive: There will not be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 836

The latest flagship device offerings are expected to always offer the latest and greatest system on a chip, or SoC, from silicon manufacturers such as Qualcomm. Paying hundreds of dollars, or even nearly a thousand, for a single device should earn you no less than the best performing SoC that is available. With the upcoming...

Google Pixel 2 Launch Rumored for October 5th with the Snapdragon 836 SoC

We've been hearing about Google's successor to their very first branded smartphone for a while now. Our sources had informed us about some of the features it would be included, and this has been corroborated by other leaks and reports as well. CAD renders of the device have been shown off and multiple live photos...

Bluetooth Battery Level Indicators are Finally Coming to Android

A really useful feature for those of us with Bluetooth headsets and other devices is finally making its way to AOSP: Bluetooth battery level indicators. This means that users of Google, Motorola, Sony, and other devices with near-stock Android software should be able to tell the battery level of their Bluetooth connected devices without the...

CAD Renders of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Align with Previous Leaks and Rumors

There has been quite a lot of leaks in regards to the Google Pixel 2 XL, although we haven't heard much about the smaller successor to the Google Pixel. Our sources indicated that there wouldn't be that much of a difference between the original Pixel and the Pixel 2, suggesting the Pixel 2 XL is actually...

2017 Pixel XL Design Allegedly Revealed by New Render

Google was shown to be working on three different smartphones this year until one of them was rumored to have been cancelled. Reports have suggested that Google is working with LG on OLED panels and our own sources have told us what to expect when it comes to hardware specifications for both the 2017 Pixel and Pixel...

Japanese HTC Blog Finds Possible Pixel 2 References in U11 Files

The blog HTC Soku released an entry today which discovered data that HTC may be, or may have been handling two of the Pixel 2 variants. Inside the blog entry were the details, which we have translated: "The following descriptions were found in the system file of HTC U11 Taiwan version (OCEAN # DUGL). OCEAN_WHL OCEAN_UL OCEAN_DUGL OCEAN_DTWL OCEAN_UHL OCEAN_UHL_JAPAN OCEAN_A S2 M2" The blog's author believes, given that...