ASUS ZenWatch to be launched first in Taiwan in November – only 300 units for initial run?

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ASUS has announced that its Android Wear-powered smartwatch the ZenWatch will first be available in Taiwan in November. However, a report is now saying that only 300 units will be available during the wearable’s initial run.

The news comes to us courtesy of Chinese-speaking VR Zone. It is yet to be determined why [...]

ASUS lifts the lid on Android Wear-powered ZenWatch

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ASUS has lifted the lid on its first smartwatch running Google’s Android Wear, a platform specifically designed for wearables.

Press release:

ASUS ZenWatch is the first wearable device from ASUS, powered by Android Wear and featuring a version of the ASUS ZenUI user interface developed specifically for ZenWatch. This exquisitely-crafted and slim device [...]

@evleaks retires after two years of leaking

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We know @evleaks for leaking accurate information on yet-to-be announced mobile devices. Sadly, he has announced his retirement.

His real name is Evan Blass (revealed back in July of last year). On Twitter, he announced, “All good things must come to an end. Thank you for an amazing two years. [RETIREMENT]”

In 2005, Blass [...]

Microsoft to drop ‘mainstream support’ for Windows Phone 7.8 after September 9

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Microsoft has published a list of products (screenshot below), which will no longer receive “mainstream support.” The list includes Windows Phone 7.8. Popular Devices that run this version of Windows Phone include the Nokia Lumia 510, Lumia 610, Lumia 710, Lumia 800, and the Lumia 900. The latest version is Windows Phone 8.1, which run [...]