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Rumor: Google Nexus X to launch later this year without an announcement

We’ve been hearing countless rumors in the past few weeks about the upcoming Nexus device. Previously, we heard it would carry the Nexus 6 moniker, but it seems Google may avoid using it due to trademark issues, as per a new report. Instead, Google will launch it as Nexus X without any official announcement.

Oppo Neo 5 officially announced in Malaysia, set to go on sale next week

Oppo has announced its budget-friendly LTE device for the Malaysian market, dubbed the Oppo Neo 5. It’s set to launch in the region next week for RM598 (almost $189).

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 will reportedly launch with Exynos 4415 SoC

While most of the tech community is waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet, Samsung is also expected to launch the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2.

EE offering 4G roaming in 14 additional countries

EE’s 4G roaming is expanding to include 14 additional countries, according to a statement from the wireless service provider. 4G roaming for EE customers was first introduced in early 2014, with EE allowing people to travel to France and Spain without having to worry about issues with roaming. Now, the latest expansion allows people to retain their 4G coverage while in Canada, Germany, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and other nations around the world.

Moto X+1 press render makes an appearance

Motorola has scheduled an event on 4th of September where the company is expected to unveil a number of products, including the highly rumored Moto X+1. Recently, the now-retired @evleaks aka Evan Blass has posted a press render of the upcoming Moto X+1. The leaked images also shows the device with a wood back, as well as a Verizon logo on the back suggesting that it will launch on the Big Red.

All USB cables are hideous compared to crafted LifeStar

To most people, myself included, a USB cable is little more than a mandatory accessory used to power and sync our gadgets. It’s there when you need it, but gets pushed or tucked away once it’s done the job. Few people like having desk clutter, especially when the objects are so mundane.

Samsung Galaxy S5 with Snapdragon 805 and 4G+ to launch in Singapore on August 23rd

Samsung has already launched the LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in South Korea, but it seems the Korean OEM is going to launch another variant of the flagship device for Singapore. Not too long ago, SingTel is prepping up to launch the world’s first commercial 300mbps LTE Advanced network, along with the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+. The smartphone will utilize the fast connection speeds, and will go on sale on August 23rd, the same day when the 4G+ network will be available.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 spotted in AnTuTu benchmarks, Exynos 5433 chipset on board

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, expected to see the light of day at Samsung’s Unpacked event in Berlin next month. Not too long ago, the alleged phablet was spotted on AnTuTu, revealing the specifications it’s expected to offer.

OtterBox introduces Alpha Glass, its “toughest screen protector yet”

Screen protectors can be awesome and maddening at the same time. Protection for your delicate smartphone screen from scratches and other hazards is great. But how they get all bubbly? Not so great. OtterBox thinks it’s got the answering to that maddening part with its new Alpha Glass line of screen protectors for iPhone 5/5s/5c and Samsung Galaxy S5.

LG unveils ‘smartly-priced’ L Fino, L Bello KitKat smartphones

This is a little less “game-changing” than what we expected LG to announce in the buildup to next month’s IFA, but it’s still early days. And all in all, the L Fino and L Bello aren’t that bad… for “smartly-priced” smart handhelds.

Swing Copters for Android and iOS has been released and it’s more difficult than Flappy Bird

The new game from Flappy Bird creator, Dong Nguyen has just been released in both Google Play and App Store and it’s called Swing Copters. Think of this game as a vertical-scrolling version of the phenomenal hit, Flappy Bird. This time however, you’ll be controlling a little guy with a propeller hat instead of the flying bird.

HTC confirms IFA 2014 presence, 64-bit Desire phone incoming?

The already crowded list of IFA protagonists is about to overflow, as HTC has just joined Samsung, Sony, Huawei, LG, Acer and Asus in a collective effort to tease the hell out of Berlin’s prestigious consumer electronics trade show.