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    Microsoft has been sticking strictly to the five-inch range for its phones lately. Why not go big or go home? Actually, that's not a good question to ask Microsoft right about now ... Well, Spanish manufacturer Funker thinks it can pull it off. It released the W5.5 Pro earlier on and it's transforming the phone's ...

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    Increasingly, our phones are the center of our various data strategies. For a lot of our messages and notifications, we turn first to our phones. Increasingly, we push the limits on what our phones can do. Document management, multimedia, content creation. Mobile devices are moving from being support gadgets to front ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about OnePlus and the company's new "The Lab" project for the OnePlus 3. Then we discuss the recently leaked renders of a possible Surface Phone. Then we talk about some of the recent rumors that claim that the next iPhone will go for 32GB of storage to start. Asus then delights ...

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    Digital security company Kaspersky has warned us about many threats. Valid ones, too. Kinda not now. It has posted the 95 Theses against the Church of Charging. First, it attacks third-party chargers. It's true that they've been the cause of explosions, injury and death, especially ones made with the idea of putting ...

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    As LeEco continues to evolve and expand its mobile presence globally, it's also tweaked around its phones a whole bunch. But we haven't seen a shift in its silicon like this one from the artist formerly known as "LeTV". A phone similar to the Le 2 submitted under the model number X502 has passed through TENAA. Unlike ...

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    No honor among rumor mongers, they say. But who needs honor when Huawei can have its sub-brand Honor? It placed second in share of the Chinese mobile market in April. And now, there's some whispering of a smaller partner to the Honor V8. What looks to be a record of upcoming Huawei devices has been leaked and there are ...

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    If you haven't had your fill of patent lawsuits last week, check out what the California Institute of Technology is filing against One Infinite Loop. Caltech hit Apple with the suit on Thursday for infringing upon its Wi-Fi patents. The university is alleging that its intellectual property was crucial to the 802.11n and ...

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    It's a slow and sure launch of Sony's new Xperia X line of smartphones. Of course the major Asian markets have it, but so does most of Europe and it may be the case that the United States will — sooner or way later. India has a sure thing going for it with Amazon.in taking the online pre-orders for the Sony Xperia X. ...

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    The Moto G4 Plus is coming to Canada this summer and one of the places it will hit is Telus's sub-brand Koodo. But in addition to the typical color options (we're betting on black and white), the Canadian budget carrier has a special edition Moto G4 Plus coming its way and the carrier wants its Facebook crowd to pick ...

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    OnePlus wants to set its latest smartphone to a "trial by fire". Could the hottest fire fueled by the passion of the people? The company seems to think so. It has set up "The Lab" as a community criticism outlet that will help the manufacturer tweak its products. Its first initiative is getting 30 OnePlus fans to submit ...

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    Is it still fair game to call Xiaomi a startup? It's had the typical meteoric rise that successful firms have had and it's getting out of its first major rut in sales with the release of a new flagship or two. The Chinese manufacturer's CEO, Lei Jun, is thanking supporters for helping it top the home market in April. ...

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    Following the launch of the Axon 7, ZTE announced that it will be building 23 retail stores for consumers to go hands on with products. Most of these stores will be in China, but we're expecting to see an outlet in Mexico, and some presence in Europe. For all of our high tech shopping options, is the future of ...

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    The iPhone is a very expensive mobile device that can come with very little native storage. Complaint after complaint from the tech media has criticized Cupertino and several other manufacturers for the folly of its baseline memory option of 16GB. To the healthy smartphone user with an Apple in their eye, this rumor ...

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    If you can’t beat them, join and follow them as soon as possible in as many markets as you can, and hope prospective clients will find your service more practical, convenient, secure and widely accepted. That’s probably the best Samsung can do these days in its efforts to hinder the global expansion of Apple Pay. ...

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    Qualcomm isn’t only recognized as the undisputed heavyweight champion of smartphone SoCs these days due to the raw performance of its custom Kryo CPU cores and Adreno GPU comprising the Snapdragon 820 silicon, but also thanks to Quick Charge 3.0 technology. On its official web page, the wall-uncoupling solution is ...

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    The most profitable company on the face of the earth is confronted with a nearly unprecedented rough patch, as mobile device sales in general and iPhone demand in particular appears to dwindle, especially on the Western hemisphere. China and India could come to Apple’s rescue, at least until the radically redesigned ...

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    ZTE is clearly moving up through the Android OEM ranks, not just in its homeland, but stateside and in international markets like Germany, Russia and Mexico also. The Chinese device manufacturer seeks global fame in the high-end segment, as well as the low-cost, entry-level scene, with a diversified product portfolio ...

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    Microsoft has pretty much confirmed not long ago that it’s taking a little break from in-house production of hardware powered by Windows 10 Mobile while continuing to support existing Lumias and third-party devices, with yet another round of layoffs suggesting the end could be near. But the Redmond-based tech giant ...

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    Asus had a lot to talk about during its “Zenvolution” conference in Taipei earlier today, opening the 2016 edition of the typically low-key Computex expo with a bang by taking the wraps off three exquisite-looking, relatively affordable phones, three 2-in-1 Surface Pro 4 competitors, a MacBook slayer, and even an ...

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    Even Microsoft’s most hardcore fans and health nuts in general have to admit Redmond’s second-gen fitness band, while better than the original in every single way, felt a little on the pricey side at $250 back in the day. Luckily, MS didn’t take long to realize that itself and amended the situation by first ...

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    Exactly one year ago today, up-and-coming smartphone manufacturer OPPO unveiled a somewhat surprising and no doubt costly promotional partnership with FC Barcelona, which only one week later walked away from the Olympiastadion in Berlin with its fifth ever UEFA Champions League trophy. In the meantime, OPPO surged and ...

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    Technically, Asus foreshadowed Microsoft’s trend-setting 2-in-1 Surface family with an Android-powered Eee Pad Transformer dating all the way back to CES 2011. But it took the Taiwanese company a little too long to understand full Windows was the correct software path for convertible tablets, and now one can’t help ...

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    “The pragmatist’s powerhouse” is all grown up, and while Asus doesn’t appear to have learned from past mistakes, once again diluting its own premium mobile brand, at least there are clear differences between the Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra this time around. Oddly enough, the relatively ...

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    If there's one thing Google can't shame Samsung for, it's the security updates. The company forwarded the May update for the Galaxy Note 4 before the month of April ended. And while we're looking at a limited launch bed for the June update, it's still noteworthy that Samsung has done it again. A subscriber to Spain's ...

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    Pocketnow Daily gets an average of 300 to 500 comments a day, and sometimes even a thousand. We’d like to thank you all for participating in our question of the day, and we love your feedback so much, that we decided that since we can’t respond to ever single one of your comments, we should at least feature a couple ...

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