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Motorola is holding an event on July 28th, where the company’s expected to unveil some new… stuff. We could see a new Moto 360 smartwatch. Maybe there will be an updated Moto X smartphone.
One thing we’ll almost certainly see? A new Moto G mid-range phone. Details about the upcoming phone have been leaking for weeks, and now a series of new pictures give us a pretty good idea of what the phone will look like.
Here’s a roundup of tech news from around the web. You can keep up on the latest stories by following Liliputing on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.
- More leaked photos of the upcoming Moto G (2015)
The phone is expected to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB to 2GB of RAM, and Android 5.1 software. [Motorola Fans]
- Looks like VAIO might be planning to return to the US market…with a Bluetooth keyboard or something
VAIO used to be Sony’s PC division. Now it’s a separate company that primarily makes products sold in Japan. So what’s this thing doing at the website for the US wireless spectrum regulatory agency? [FCC]
- Samsung Gear A smartwatch specs leaked
If these details are correct, Samsung’s next watch could have a round, 360 x 360 pixel AMOLED display, 768 MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, and a 1.2 GHz Exynos 3472 processor. Like most of Samsung’s watches, it’ll run a Tizen-based operating system. [SamMobile]
- Xiaomi’s latest gadget is a water purifier
This might not make a lot of sense to folks in the US or Europe, but in countries where people are afraid to drink tap water, a purifier that syncs with your phone to let you know when it’s time to change the filter could save you a lot of cash that you might otherwise spend on bottled water. [GizChina]
- 10 keyboard shortcuts for navigating Windows 10
A lot of people complained that Windows 8 felt like it was designed for touchscreens first, with keyboard and mouse usage treated as an afterthought. Windows 10 is designed with both use cases in mind… and here are a list of new shortcuts for keyboard pros. [CNET]
- Researchers develop self-powered electronic paper tech
Right now the demo involves applications like anti-theft systems for artwork, but this could eventually pave the way for things like eReaders that never need charging… maybe. [nanowerk]
- OnePlus will have at least 30x more invites for the OnePlus 2 than it did for the OnePlus One
The OnePlus One got great reviews. The invite system that was put in place to make sure the company didn’t produce more phones than it could sell didn’t. OnePlus is going to issue invitiations again for the launch of the upcoming OnePlus 2 smartphone, but this time they’re making a few changes… including making 30 – 50 times more invites available at launch. [OnePlus]
- OnePlus 2 camera pre-reviewed
Speaking of the OnePlus 2, while the company still hasn’t shown us what the phone looks like, they keep making details available bit by bit. This time, they let popular YouTuber Marques Brownlee test the camera. You can find all the specs we know about so far in our OnePlus 2 roundup, and check out Brownlee’s video below. [MKBHD]
I’m hoping the gen 2 G will have tri-band LTE on the Sprint version.
I hope this drives down the price of the Moto E I only really want the phone for Band 12 usage on T-Mobile and I’d be a buyer for the unlocked version at $50
“and now a series of new pictures give us a pretty good idea of what the phone will look like.”
My goodness. A rectangle. With rounded corners. Who would have thunk?
I was hoping for a rhombus 🙂
That would be sick! XD
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