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Rumor Roundup: iPhone 6 Durability and Samsung VR Headsets

by Roy Choi | July 11, 2014July 11, 2014 5:00 pm PST

Jon R is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week!

In this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon talks about Samsung developing its own virtual reality headset to compete against Sony’s Project Morpheus and the Oculus Rift, how the iPhone 6 might be the most durable iPhone ever made thanks to an incredibly durable sapphire crystal front, and why battery life might end up being the most disappointing thing about the iPhone 6 when released later this year.

All this and more in this episode of Rumor Roundup!

This Week's Rumors

Samsung’s Gear VR Rumored to Launch This Fall at IFA

Back in May we learned Samsung was developing its own virtual reality headset, and even working directly with Oculus to develop the software. Now a new report from Sammobile is shedding a bit more light on the device, which it claims will be called the Gear VR. The headset should fall somewhere between Oculus Rift and Google […]

iPhone 6: 4.7-inch Front Panel Is Unbreakable In New Video

We’ve seen quite a few pictures revealing the iPhone 6’s alleged curved screen, and now we’re getting a more in-depth look at just how strong that screen will be. Fitted with sapphire crystal, MKBHD shows off what he says is a part straight off Apple’s assembly line—and man does it get us excited for Apple’s […]

iPhone 6 Battery Life Could be a Major Disappointment, Rumors Say

Battery life is one of the biggest issues plaguing the smartphone industry, and Apple’s iPhone lineup is no exception. You may have thought that the bigger 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models launching this year would leave room for a larger battery, but according to a new report out of China the upcoming handset may […]

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Roy Choi

Roy Choi is a Southern California native. He has been infatuated with technology reviews ever since he bought his first crummy laptop in the summer...

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