• Apple iPhone 7 lightning earpods leak in a new video


    Apple iPhone 7 earpods video leak hints at what the lightning connected earpod might look like (Source: Weibo)
    It’s almost confirm that Apple will drop the 3.5 mm headphone jack in favour of dual stereo speakers and one single lightning port as the only medium of interface when it launches the next iPhone sometime in September. The reports and rumours have indicated at Apple introducing a lightning earpods with the new iPhone in order to mitigate the lack of headphone jack. While we have seen press renders of what it might look like, it is being shown in a video for the first time.
    Apple won’t be the first smartphone manufacturer to drop 3.5 mm headphone jack, if at all it does with the next iPhones. Chinese internet technology company, LeEco and Motorola have already dropped headphone jack from their recent smartphines in favour of…

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  • Xiaomi’s Daydream VR headset might launch on August 1: Report


    Xiaomi’s Daydream-based VR headset is expected to launch in August
    Xiaomi’s next big product announcement could be a VR headset. Xiaomi, which is steering away from smartphones with alternate smart devices like smart rice cooker and air purifiers, could announce a new VR headset based on Google’s Daydream on August 1.
    Xiaomi’s reason to enter Virtual Reality seems to be its own MIUI based on Android. Xiaomi ships its smartphones with MIUI which is a forked version of Android that relies heavily on customisation and smart features. Xiaomi’s VR headset plans have been revealed by company’s General Manager, Tang Mu. Tang Mu says, Xiaomi is building its own VR headset to provide best VR experience to its MIUI users.
    Xiaomi was a surprise entrant at Google’s I/O 2016 this year. While Xiaomi only announced a 4K enabled Mi Box based on…

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  • Wow! Samsung Gear VR upgrade could have expanded viewing angles


    Samsung Gear VR 2016 will support the Note 7’s USB-C port and offer expanded 110 degree view (Source: Onleaks/Twitter)
    Samsung is set to launch its next Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on August 2 in New York but it seems the company also has a new Gear VR in the offing. Samsung which was likely to launch a new Gear VR at its pre-MWC event decided to continue with the existing version.
    Now, Twitter user @Onleaks has confirmed that Korean company will introduce new Gear VR along with Galaxy Note 7 on August 2. It seems the new Gear VR is bring introduced in order to make it compatible with the USB-C port on Galaxy Note 7. Samsung’s previous Galaxy lineup including Galaxy S7 and S7 edge used regular USB ports for interface.
    According to French website Nowhere Else, the new Gear VR will possess expanded vision of 110 degrees and will be wider than the c…

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