The OnePlus 5 is coming June 20 and HP’s fancy VR backpack – MCOJ Daily, June 7

The official countdown has begun leading up to the debut of the OnePlus 5 and to mark the occasion, a brand new render has leaked showing a pretty familiar design. Further, HP has a brand new PC that straps to your back and Android Nougat has grown even bigger.

New renders show the OnePlus 5 looking a lot like the iPhone 7 Plus

In addition to the official announcement date for the OnePlus 5, we also got our eyes on some new renders for the phone. These latest images supposedly showcase the final design for the OP5, and the placement of the dual-camera system, antenna bands, and curved edges create for a very strong resemblance to Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus.



Via: Android Police

OnePlus 5 will be announced on June 20

We’ve been speculating the eventual release of the OnePlus 5 for quite some time now, but we now finally have an official announcement date – June 20! The phone will be unveiled online with various pop-up stores around the world to follow, and OnePlus’s “Focus On What Matters” branding for the launch hints that a strong focus for the phone will be its dual-camera setup.

Source: OnePlus

HP’s Omen X Compact transforms from a regular PC into a wearable VR backpack

VR backpacks are something that we’ve seen companies release in the past, but HP’s new Omen X Compact looks to fix the biggest problem with these machines. In addition to being able to wear the Omen X Compact as a backpack for more mobile VR experiences, you can also place the X Compact into a docking station that allows you to use it as a traditional PC. HP will start selling the Omen X Compact in July, and pricing starts at $2,499.

Via: PC World

Android Nougat is now on nearly 10% of all Android devices

Google recently released the latest Android distribution numbers, and this latest update shows that Android 7 (Nougat) is now on 9.5% of all Android-powered devices. Marshmallow is currently the most popular version of the OS as it accounts for 31.2%, and Lollipop follows behind that at 30.8%. However, just what do these numbers actually mean and how do they stack up to the jab Apple made at Android during WWDC this past Monday?

Via: 9to5Google