Long-rumored Android-Chrome OS merge might be mentioned at Google’s October 4 event

Since October of 2015 and before, we have been hearing of Google‘s plan to merge Android and Chrome OS into a single OS made to would work on phones, tablets, and even computers. With Google’s upcoming October 4 event quickly approaching, we’re now starting to hear that the fabled Android-Chrome OS merge might finally get announced alongside the new Pixel phones…

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Leaked Samsung teaser points to Feb 21 Galaxy S7 launch event

A handful of companies have already announced their intention to launch devices during (or before) MWC 2016 in Barcelona in a few weeks’ time. LG and Huawei have both sent out invites, while rumors are that Sony also has something planned. But, Samsung — a company which for the past few years has used the conference to launch its Galaxy S range — has been quiet so far…

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Sundar Pichai addressed a girls’ coding event after nixed Town Hall: ‘there’s a place for you at Google’

The latest fallout over the Googler-written anti-diversity document took place yesterday as a company-wide meeting was canceled over online harassment and doxxing fears. While Sundar Pichai did not get to express his thoughts at that event, later on in the evening he addressed a coding event for girls hosted at the Googleplex and reached out to reaffirm their place at Google.

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Pokémon GO launches in-game Water Festival event w/ increased encounters for Water-type Pokémon & more

Pokémon GO developers Niantic today announced the latest upcoming in-game event for the title with the Pokémon GO Water Festival scheduled to kick off today, March 22.

During the event, players will have increased opportunities to catch water-type Pokémon, which the developers note includes “Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile and their evolutions around the world,” among others:

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ASUS announces ‘Zenvolution’ event, will likely reveal Zenfone 3 lineup on May 30th

ASUS has announced that it will be hosting a press event on May 30th at Humble House Taipei, where it is expected to reveal the next generation Zenfone, among other Zen-branded devices. Dubbed ‘Zenvolution’, the event will kick off at 2pm local time (6am GMT/1am Eastern/10pm Sunday 29th Pacific). Following the launch, ASUS will have a booth open at the Computex 2016 tradeshow between May 31st and June 4th at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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Samsung hosting Galaxy Unpacked event on August 23rd for the Galaxy Note 8

Samsung has just announced that it will be hosting Galaxy Unpacked 2017 in New York City on August 23rd to announce a “highly anticipated addition to the Galaxy Roster.” Based off of this and the Gif that the company just tweeted out featuring an S-Pen, it is safe to assume that this will be the Samsung Galaxy Note 8…

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How to watch Google’s Pixel 2, Pixelbook, and Home Mini event on Android, Chrome OS, and other devices

After months of leaks, we have finally made it to October 4, 2017. Today Google will finally unveil all of its latest and great products for the world to see. Thankfully, to make it easier for everyone to watch and enjoy on almost any device, Google is livestreaming the entire event on YouTube, and we just happen to have the video embedded below just for you.

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Nest schedules Sept. 20 event and teases a ‘big announcement’

Following last night’s launch of the Nest Thermostat E, the Alphabet company today announced a press conference for next month on September 20th. Teasing a “big announcement,” it’s possible that Nest will be releasing an entirely new product category rather than just updating its existing lineup.

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HTC will livestream ‘for U’ event as expected ‘Ocean Note’ leaks w/ second ticker display

HTC has been in the news as of late with a leaked design video over the weekend and an announcement on Thursday. Following another leak (now pulled), the design of the Ocean Note phablet has been revealed with a ticker display at the top of the device.

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