The Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset could finally be released on December 1, at least in South Korea. That’s what a leaked document, purported to have originated at Samsung’s customer service department, claims.
Furthermore, we even get a price to speak of. In Samsung’s home country, the Gear VR will apparently go for KRW 200,000 (which is approximately $187 or €148 at the current exchange rates). Read more »
Microsoft has just announced the Microsoft Portable Power DC-21 – a 6,000 mAh charger available in three different bright colors. It is the most powerful charger by the company to date, but it is also the first one using the new branding – Microsoft.
Since Microsoft is dropping the Nokia branding already, I guess the rumors were true and upcoming phones and accessories will be Microsoft branded as well. Read more »
Sol Republic and Motorola announced the Deck Ultra wireless speaker. The audio accessory is a successor to the original Sol Republic Deck speaker that debuted alongside the first Moto X last year.
Compared to its predecessor, the Sol Republic Deck Ultra offers twice as much audio output and battery endurance. Read more »
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is about to introduce a mini VOOC rapid charger. The new gadget is likely to debut alongside the Oppo N3 on October 29.
Oppo’s original VOOC charger appeared alongside the Find 7 smartphone. Read more »
The fact that the new iPhone 6 Plus is prone to bending has been all over the Internet lately, as you probably know. Now though, one company claims to have developed a solution for the problem. Said company is Gresso, maker of all things luxurious, which has announced an aluminum case for the iPhone 6 that should make bending it a lot harder.
The case increases the amount of force needed to deform the iPhone from 70 lbs to 300 lbs. It has a 2mm back panel made out of CNC machined aluminum, and is touted as being “highly resistant to stress, compression, and bending”. Read more »
The Korean manufacturer of high-end headphones Phiaton took the wraps off the BT220NC wireless in-ear headphones with noise-cancelling tech. The headset will replace the Phiaton PS210BTNC in the company’s product lineup.
Phiaton BT220NC feature large 14.3 audio drivers and active noise cancellation that blocks 95% of ambient background noise. Read more »
ZeroLemon, maker of ridiculously large aftermarket batteries that hold the energy of a thousand suns, has created a new monstrosity for the LG G3. The 9,000mAh battery holds enough charge to last till LG makes the G4.
As with the previous models for other smartphones, the battery comes as part of a case that replaces your back cover. As a side effect of this you will lose things like NFC and wireless charging but the former is fairly useless and who need to charge when you have 9000mAh. Read more »
OnePlus introduced the Silver Bullet Earphones. In line with the Chinese manufacturer’s philosophy behind the OnePlus One, the headphones combine eye-grabbing looks, stellar build quality, and attractive pricing.
The OnePlus Silver Bullet Earphones feature brushed aluminum. Read more »
HTC released a teaser video for its previously rumored, upcoming action camera. The GoPro-challenging gadget will debut next month, on October 8.
The teaser contains a link to a YouTube video that appears to consist of footage captured with the upcoming gadget. Read more »
Samsung is launching a new microUSB to microUSB power cable that lets you charge your gadgets by drawing power from your Galaxy smartphone or tablet. The cable has an arrow indication to show the power flow and officially works with the Galaxy S 5, Galaxy Tab S 10.5, Galaxy Tab S 8.4, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Avant and Galaxy Note 4.
As Samsung suggests, the cable is perfect for charging up the Galaxy Gear Live from the Galaxy Note 4′s 3,220mAh battery. Read more »
The increasingly popular Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi released a dedicated video game controller. The gadget will be available in less than 48 hours in China.
Official pricing of the accessory is yet to be revealed. Read more »
OnePlus cancelled production of the optional bamboo StyleSwap covers for its affordable flagship killer. The optional back covers made their debut alongside the OnePlus One back in April.
It turns out that OnePlus experienced technical difficulties in mass-producing the accessories. Read more »
SanDisk is putting out the most exciting products as far as memory cards can be exciting – first the 512GB SD card and now the UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) microSD cards. U3 rating means that the cards can reach write speeds of up to 90MB/s and read speeds of 95MB/s.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO cards are aimed at high-quality 2160p video recording that can quickly grow up in bitrate. Read more »
During Photokina in Germany, the startup company Relonch released an Apple iPhone case with a massive APS-C sensor built-in. Dubbed Relonch Camera, the accessory will reportedly be available for iPhone 5/5s and iPhone 6 when it launches.
Relonch Camera will connect to the smartphone via the Lightning port. Read more »
With cameras coming out these days with ability to record 4K internally, it is imperative to have a high capacity memory card that can hold all that information. It’s not uncommon for photographers to carry multiple high capacity cards with them. SanDisk has now announced a new card that should make the life of videographers a bit easier.
The company has announced the world’s first 512GB SD card; that’s half a terabyte in a postage stamp size chip. Slap two of these in a camera that support two cards and you have a full terabyte of storage space available at your disposal. Read more »