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    Vizio has dabbled in the smartphone industry a bit, but its main business is in televisions and home sound equipment. And a growing Chinese tech power, LeEco, wants in on that. The company, known domestically as Letv, has bought the Irvine, California-based manufacturer for $2 billion. If the deal successfully closes ...

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    Apple has published its third-quarter figures for fiscal year 2016 and, like last quarter, they are not good. It made $42.4 billion in sales revenue, a 15 percent decline year-on-year. The number is on the upper end of Apple's target range and about what Wall Street expected. Expenses were up, but on the lower end of ...

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    Verizon is hoping for a brighter earnings picture with its acquisition of Yahoo, but until things actualize, man -- the struggle was real for the Checkmark this quarter. First, the numbers: revenue slid 5 percent from a year ago to $30.5 billion. Operating income fell to $4.55 billion, down 42 percent, while the ...

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    Lenovo-owned Motorola has dropped its monthly update schedule for its smartphones, favoring a "most efficient" one. When it launched its Moto Z line of handsets last month, a company spokesperson did promise security patches from Android Security Bulletins. Phones "will receive an update shortly after launch with ...

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    Every so often, a device will light up. Spark. Smoke. Explode. Often, it will be on the charger. But this is a rare occasion. A Xiaomi customer has posted CCTV video to the company's Indian Facebook page showing him using a Mi 4i at his office in Noida. At 12 seconds in, Ajay Raj Negi tosses his phone onto his desk and ...

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    Let’s not waste time. These are good phone and represent solid options, but these Motos now face substantially more competition from other companies looking to shake up the entry and mid-range markets. We’ll be tackling both the Moto G4 and the G4 Plus in this review. Is one of these phones the right fit for you? ...

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    A Chinese startup called Mobvoi — which has successfully closed three rounds of funding, the latest led by Google — has decided to bring an Android-powered smartwatch out of China. The Ticwatch 2 technically isn't even an Android Wear watch — it's a watch that runs a skinned version of Android with something more ...

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    The US, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands are now free to pre-order the DTEK50, BlackBerry's first of two mid-range smartphones for the next year. As rumored, the phone is produced by TCL and is very much similar to the Alcatel Idol 4. We saw a quick hit of specifications earlier today, but we now can ...

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    Online chatter about Microsoft looking to beef up and consolidate its multi-factor authenticator services dating as far back as January finally spawns an official announcement today, previewing some big changes coming to security-enhancing apps for your Microsoft account and Azure AD on August 15. No more separating the ...

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    Now that the full Moto Z/Z Force review is in, as well as the two phones’ camera analysis and our critical look at three of the Moto Mods meant to enhance out-the-box functionality, it’s time to pin down the best thing about this new modular undertaking. That’s right, probably the best thing about the Moto Z is it ...

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    Based on Chinese shores, relatively big in India, and virtually unknown as far as Western audiences are concerned, Gionee is a smartphone manufacturer accustomed to making headlines with records and firsts. For quite a while, the largely budget-focused OEM was busy setting the bar and upping the ante for the world’s ...

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    You can complain about the “Uncarrier’s” Tuesdays perks as much as you want, but it turns out the video announcement John Legere was teasing last week concerned Binge On, the free unlimited streaming service all T-Mobile customers are more than pleased with, despite initial skepticism and net neutrality issues. ...

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    It’s no longer a big secret the rapidly approaching Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will have many great things going for it, including iris recognition, an enhanced S Pen, snazzy dual-edged screen, all the RAM you could ever need, and water resistance. While probably not compatible with the existing first consumer edition of ...

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    Keep yourself (and your passengers) happy: charge all their devices simultaneously from the comfort of your car with the Urge Basics 4-Port USB-C Car Charger, offered to Pocketnow readers with savings of 50 percent off the MSRP. The Urge Basics 4-Port USB-C Car Charger features three USB ports and one USB-C port that ...

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    A product as old as the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, released more than two years ago, refreshed last October, and likely due for another marginal hardware upgrade this fall, can only be still making headlines for one of three reasons. We could be looking at massive markdowns returning the 2-in-1 tablet to its glory days of ...

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    With all the attention given to the fast-rising Huawei, OPPO, Vivo and even LeEco of late, it feels another promising Chinese smartphone manufacturer isn’t quite getting the buzz it perhaps deserves. Unlike three of its four aforementioned domestic rivals, ZTE already caters to an American audience in addition to ...

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  • Android
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    Instead of going the traditional route and announcing its latest quarterly financial results, Huawei just came out with a cumulative first-half-of-the-year report that consolidates both the company’s position as the world’s third largest smartphone vendor, and its solid growth potential. Granted, the early 2016 ...

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  • Android / BlackBerry
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    Despite the moderate box-office success of its rookie Android-based hardware effort, BlackBerry is still looking to release no less than three new phones running the world’s most popular OS over the next few months, according to rock-solid sources. The first of the bunch is arguably the least glamorous model, and ...

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  • iOS
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    While Apple has been known to adopt a number of fancy new mobile technologies in recent years before many of its competitors, including fingerprint recognition and 3D Touch, the world’s most profitable corporation also showed great skepticism towards an entire slate of other innovative features. The jury is still out ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Soft Gold OnePlus 3, and how you can get it as of tomorrow. Oppo follows as the company surprises everyone by taking the lead in the Chinese smartphone market. HTC then takes the stage as we hear that the Sailfish Nexus smartphone might not surprise in specs. Samsung is ...

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    The Finnish startup that couldn't launch its tablet out to its backers is still pushing its software mission out to partners wherever it can get them. In this case, it's India's Intex and the debut of its first Sailfish OS 2.0 phone, the Aqua Fish. For the budget conscious, it may be a worthy phone — a Snapdragon 210 ...

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  • Android
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    Google Maps, being the robust product it is, can utilize several streams of data at once. Navigation is especially a monster on data plans. But now, you can put a leash on that data use with a new Wi-Fi only mode. The feature is being shuttled to users slowly, but it does what it says on the tin can. Maps will mostly ...

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    Let's face it: you probably most dreaded three words in that headline. "Back to School". Back to torture. Back to long hours sitting at your desk, letting numbers and passages hit your skull. Back to making yourself just a bit smarter with the process getting all the more harder. Fortunately, technology can help dull ...

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    The CEO along with a co-founder of Cyanogen is responding to anonymously sourced reports that the company is turning away from its vision of an operating system based on Android in favor of apps. Both Android Police and Recode posted stories about the move. CEO Kirt McMaster tweeted out his response. Cyanogen NOT ...

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    If you're familiar with this leak, it's because this one's pretty much looking like the last one. New pictures are up on Xperian.ir of what's assumed to be the Sony F8331, a to-be-named device in the Xperia X series. As with a photo leak from a week ago, the front and back of the device are shown, but this time with ...

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