Alphabet’s Verily releasing 20 million mosquitos this summer to counter disease-carrying insects

Verily Life Sciences is set to release 20 million modified mosquitos in Fresno, California throughout the summer. Aimed at reducing the global impact of the disease-carrying insect, this is the Alphabet company’s first U.S. field study.


Sprint confirms Essential Phone exclusive launch later this summer, 360 degree 4K camera sold separate, preregister today

Following a report late yesterday over the weekend, Sprint today confirmed that it will indeed be the exclusive launch partner of the Essential Phone, a new smartphone from father-of-Android Andy Rubin who started on the venture after leaving Google.

While Sprint isn’t confirming much about the details in terms of pricing and specific availability, we do get info about the specs and the 4K 360° camera attachement :


Make your Samsung Galaxy S7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge stand out with Speck’s new spring and summer collections

While cases from Speck Products are known for their military-grade protection and helpful features, the aesthetics are just as important. Speck’s cases have long used high-quality materials, inks, and shades, and for 2016, the company is taking it to the next level. Since your smartphone’s case should compliment you well, Speck’s in-house design team has designed a series of new cases optimized for the latest spring and summer fashion trends this year. Below, we take a look at Speck’s latest cases with designs that will truly fit your seasonal wardrobe.


Motorola announces new Moto Mods including a gamepad and wireless charging, coming this summer starting at $39

Moto Mods are the headlining feature for the Moto Z family, and with today’s launch of the Moto Z2 Play, Motorola is launching four brand new Moto Mods, all debuting later this summer. As you might expect, they all work with the Moto Z2 Play as well as previous Moto Z devices.


Alto’s Odyssey is coming this summer, catch the first glimpse of gameplay here [Video]

From 9to5Toys

Two years after releasing Alto’s Adventure, Built by Snowman has revealed the first trailer for the sequel of the award winning title, Alto’s Odyssey. Slated for launch this summer on iOS and, presumably Android, the next rendition continues with visually appealing gameplay. The teaser trailer is quick, but we do get a glimpse of the scenery, which appears to be a desert. There aren’t many more details at this time, but we expect for Snowman to roll out more info over the coming months.

In conjunction with today’s announcement, the original Alto’s Adventure has gone on sale for .99 (Reg. ). You’ll find that and all the rest of today’s best iOS deals in our daily app roundup.