This afternoon’s news roundup is filled with rumors and leaks. We are taking a look at mysterious products and acquisitions, so let’s take a look at the goodies.
Last May brought news of a possible Twitch acquisition by Google. No details have been heard since, but today we are getting a surprising curve ball. New reports say Amazon is now aiming to acquire the gaming video streaming service.
Multiple sources are confirming this deal, which is said to go for a billion dollars. Sources familiar with the subject say this deal could be announced as soon as today, likely becoming public sometime this week.
Opinion: We have no idea what Amazon could be planning here, but the online retailer is no stranger to taking risks. They could be simply trying to move into new markets.
The Moto 360 won’t be the only smartwatch with a circular screen for long. The traditional-looking style has proven to be very popular and other manufacturers seem to be signing up to join the cricular smartwatch party.
LG teased a round smartwatch this morning, and now rumors of a Samsung circular smartwatch are emerging. Details and specs continue to be a mystery, but we can assume more details will show up in due time.
Opinion: This information goes right in line with previous leaked images we uncovered. Check those out to learn more.
HTC is rumored to be bringing a new Nexus tablet. Dubbed the HTC “Flounder”, this device is said to come with a Tegra K1 processor, 4 GB of RAM and an 8-9 inch display. Rumors have been a bit sketchy, which makes official documents like today’s a relief.
The HTC Flounder has just received WiFi certification, which could signal the nearing of the rumored device’s launch.
Opinion: This is definitely the most official news we have seen on the HTC FLounder, but we will still ask that you be patient and not take this as solid proof. Manufacturers can always change their minds.