BGR’s dropped a quick bit regarding the Motorola Olympus slate that we believe broke cover recently. The device – which we believe is heading to AT&T as the Olympus – could also be going to Verizon, but it currently has a different codename: the Motorola Etna. Their source states it’s powered by Tegra 2 and should be launching in February or March and should house Verizon’s new radios to take advantage of their LTE network. Aside from the small tidbit that it’s “very fast, and the new screen is beauitful,” that’s all we have to go on. While a CES announcement for these phones may not be in order, I suspect we’ll at least be hearing about them in informal fashion as NVIDIA will be eager to show off the very processor that powers them.
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more_vertNote 7 investigation results
They originally thought the fault was in the battery, but using different caused the second recall. The results were originally planned to be revealed on the 23rd, but a Korean outlet is already reporting on the findings.
If you’ve been wondering which Samsung Galaxy devices will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, there is now a full list which includes the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Tab S2, and more.
Samsung Display’s new video showcases just how thin bezels can be with its new AMOLED panels. Is this the display that will appear in the Galaxy S8?
more_vertVerizon launches 5GB plan
Verizon has a new individual plan to offer folks who don’t need to gorge on data. Aptly named $55 for 5GB, the plan is as you’d assume: it offers a 5GB bucket of data, plus all the Unlimited Talk and Text you can handle.
A patent filing reveals a different design that Google may have been working on for the 2nd-generation Chromecast which was officially launched in 2015.
Samsung has seemingly halted the Android 7.0 Nougat for owners of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge due to bug issues that were present in the new software.
A new leak claims to show off the front display panels for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus.
more_vertThe Oppo Find 9 has been leaked
New details for the Oppo Find 9 have been leaked and show a new bezel-less design, along with the fact that the device will be available in 2 different variants once launched.
more_vertNexus 6P + 5X Bluetooth issues fixed
If you’ve been running Android 7.1.1 on your Nexus 6P or 5X and having problems with Bluetooth on your phone when trying to pair it to your car, you’ll be glad to learn that problem has been fixed.
more_vertLG G6 to get a heat pipe
LG is ticking all the boxes to make sure their phones don’t pose a safety hazard to anyone, because they can ill afford to make any mistakes.