ASUS holding press event on August 19 to announce ZenFone 4

ASUS’ ZenFone line has always offered a decent mix of both affordable and premium handsets, and the latest one that we’re anticipating from the company is the ASUS ZenFone 4. ASUS recently started sending out invites to a press event that will be held on August 19, and this is where we’re expecting the company to officially unveil its latest flagship.

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LG sends out invites for its Mobile World Congress event on February 21st

Mobile World Congress is still more than a month away, but that’s not keeping LG from sending out invitations to its upcoming press event in Barcelona. The company’s keynote is scheduled for February 21st, according to the invite, at 14:00 local time. Beyond that, though, there’s not much to learn here. The invite shows what looks to be a jack-in-the-box along with the slogan “Play begins.”… more…

Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly be teased in a 1-minute clip at Samsung’s MWC event

We told you yesterday about the teaser images/press invitations that Samsung shared of its forthcoming Tab S3 tablet (which we now know will be officially announced at MWC in just a few weeks), but it looks like the Korean company has more teasing up its sleeve. In the Korea Herald’s report about the above press invite, the publication notes that it has heard that Samsung plans to tease its forthcoming Galaxy S8 flagship in a one-minute trailer…

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Pokémon GO hosting Halloween event as app receives update to version 0.43.3

Pokémon GO is the augmented reality game that got thousands of people around the world off of their couches and out of their homes. Unfortunately, after the game reached its peak popularity over the summer, the number of people still playing has started to dwindle.

For those who are still playing the game, however, Niantic Labs has announced that from October 26 through November 1 there will be additional “treats” to celebrate Halloween…

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Sony ‘Xperia PP10’ and ‘Smart Ear’ accessory leak before Sony event tomorrow

Not more than a couple days after saying that his fans “criticized [themselves] out of any leaks for a while,” (in reference to hateful comments about the LG G5) Evan Blass is on fire once again. Now, he has shared images of a mysterious Sony “Xperia PP10” smartphone (he says that might not be its launch name), as well as Moto Hint-like accessory called the Sony Smart Ear…

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ASUS teases 2 new phones for ‘Zennovation’ CES 2017 event [Video]

ASUS holds a CES press conference pretty much every year, and this year won’t be any different. The Taiwanese company is planning their big event for January 4th, and if a new teaser video the company published today is to be believed, ASUS has — at the very least — two different phones to show off…

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Nexus 5X and 6P retail boxes leak ahead of Google’s September 29th event

We know way more than we probably should about Google’s upcoming September 29th event, and now we know a little bit more (via Android Police). While the names of the two upcoming Nexus phones were previously rumored to be “Nexus 5X” and “Nexus 6P,” we now have what is effectively confirmation of those names in the form of retail box graphics for both phones…

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