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Apple Watch 2 reveal tipped for March 2016 with 4″ iPhone 6c

Apple Watch 2 reveal tipped for March 2016 with 4″ iPhone 6c

Apple's second-generation Apple Watch 2, along with a new 4-inch iPhone 6c, may be revealed in March next year according to the latest rumors. The public unveil of the upcoming wearable refresh would slightly jump the gun on the first-generation Apple Watch's on-sale anniversary, while according to 9 to 5 Mac's source, sales of the new model would likely begin in April 2016.

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Apple could be moving iPhones to OLED by 2018

Apple could be moving iPhones to OLED by 2018

Long overdue change or wishful thinking? Chances are, Apple fans, particularly those who pay much attention to technical details such as this, might be split over this latest rumor. According to Japanese site Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, the Cupertino-based tech company is planning to launch iPhones with OLED screens in 2018, which would be named the iPhone 8, with Japanese display maker JDI said to be in talks to be Apple's supplier when that time comes around. That is, of course, it if comes around at all.

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Honda S2000 roadster tipped to finally have a successor

Honda S2000 roadster tipped to finally have a successor

In 2009, Honda's two-seater sports car was supposed to have a second generation model that would have kept the car maker in the running as one of the more recognized "enthusiasts" brands. Sadly, that day never came to pass. Apparently it would take more than half a decade for a real Honda S2000 to come along, at least according to insider sources. But intention and execution don't always go hand in hand, and Honda still has to iron out a few details before it could even proceed to production.

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Apple TV 5th-gen tipped to enter production in early 2016

Apple TV 5th-gen tipped to enter production in early 2016

It's well-known that Apple isn't known to waste time when it comes to moving ahead on production of forthcoming devices, even when a brand-new model was just introduced to consumers. Case in point: the new, fourth-generation Apple TV was just released in October, following three years without an update, but now Apple is prepping to begin production of a fifth-gen model in early 2016. This comes a day after the news that analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting a new 4-inch iPhone model to debut in the same time period.

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LG K7 specs leak highlighting low-end hardware

LG K7 specs leak highlighting low-end hardware

Some details about a new low-end LG smartphone have leaked ahead of the official unveil of the device. The rumors claim that the smartphone will be called the LG K7. The specs of the device are clearly low-end and the device should be inexpensive for people to purchase. The K7 will have a 5-inch screen with a resolution of only 480 x 854.

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Sony Xperia Z6 rumored to have 5 variants, “3D Touch”

Sony Xperia Z6 rumored to have 5 variants, “3D Touch”

Sony has had so many perplexing decisions and moves as far as its mobile business is concerned that it's somewhat hard to decide which one takes the cake. From an overheating "half" flagship to a 4K display that isn't always 4K, the Japanese OEM almost seems to be playing around with different options that they turn into retail products, as if turning them into expensive experiments. With the Xperia Z5 out of the way, the rumor mill is starting to turn for the next flagship, which rumors say will have five different variants.

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Samsung says Nikon buyout ‘not true,’ but doubt remains

Samsung says Nikon buyout ‘not true,’ but doubt remains

The past few weeks, and especially the last several days, have churned up rumors and speculation about Samsung's camera business, something fueled by the company's recent retreat from European markets. Sources cropped up recently claiming that Samsung has 'major' news planned for CES 2016, and following that report came another alleging that Nikon had bought Samsung's NX mirrorless camera technology.

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4-inch iPhone with A9 chip, Apple Pay in 2016, says latest report

4-inch iPhone with A9 chip, Apple Pay in 2016, says latest report

Ming-Chi Kuo, the KGI Securities analyst with the Apple rumor track record that makes fans listen and take notice whenever he issues a report, has released his latest thoughts on the oft-speculated new 4-inch iPhone. Kuo says that he expects the device, which would be sold alongside the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, will see release in early 2016, with a form factor similar to that of 2013's iPhone 5s.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 might ape Lumia to handle heat

Samsung Galaxy S7 might ape Lumia to handle heat

Samsung may hope its upcoming Galaxy S7 smartphone makes a hot splash in the market, but preventing the phone itself from overheating is also high on the agenda. The Galaxy S7 release date isn't expected to be until early 2016, but according to reports out of Korea work is underway to install a still fairly unusual technology that would keep the flagship cool.

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Ex-Android chief Andy Rubin might be making a phone

Ex-Android chief Andy Rubin might be making a phone

Once you're bitten by the Android bug it can be hard to walk away, at least that's what Andy Rubin is reportedly finding. The former Android chief handed over the reins back in early 2013, but according to a new report has been bankrolling a smartphone startup that aims to create a handset running the Google-owned platform.

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The Surface Phone rumor that refuses to die, coming H2 2016

The Surface Phone rumor that refuses to die, coming H2 2016

With the relative popularity and, only recently, financial success of the Surface Pro tablets have had many fans clamoring for applying that same design and ideals to a flagship smartphone. Years have passed and Microsoft did launch a new flagship, but the Lumia 950 and its larger 950 XL brother is a far cry from the Surface Phone many have been dreaming about. There have been early rumors of a Surface Phone already in the works, but, according to Windows Central, that's completely dead. To be replaced by a new Surface Phone rumor, of course.

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Report: Samsung has ‘major’ camera news for CES 2016

Report: Samsung has ‘major’ camera news for CES 2016

The days are counting down until CES 2016, and as such the rumor-mill has kicked into full gear. Among it is a new report claiming Samsung has something big planned for CES in the form of a “major statement” that will involve the company’s camera business. It's all very vague at this point, and of course Samsung isn't saying anything either way. Fortunately, there's only a few weeks left before we find out either way.

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