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    If you want "The World's Most Secure Android™ Smartphone" and do not live in the US, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands, you now have your chance through a couple of UK-based resellers. Both Unlocked Mobiles and Clove Technology have BlackBerry's DTEK50 for £275, the same price as what BlackBerry ...

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    One Japanese outlet is now adding on (or recirculating) rumors about the iPhone 7's home button. Simply put, it's not going to be a button. Instead, according to Macotakara, it will be a capacitive touchpad. A "vibration motor" — perhaps the Apple Watch's Taptic Engine — would simulate the sensation of a click, ...

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  • Android
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    Sources in China reported that ZTE was planning on launching the Axon 7 at the same price it did so for the Axon Pro last year — $450. Well, it's been a day over two months since we learned of this quite impressive phone. The pre-order period is over and done with in the US and sales have officially begun at the price ...

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  • iOS
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    One day after Apple reported better-than-expected earnings, CEO Tim Cook held up a symbolic iPhone. The reference was huge. It was the billionth iPhone sold. The billionth iPhone was actually checked out sometime last week, the company gathers. But Cook played up the moment at an employee meeting today. "We never set ...

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  • Android
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    To be cheap is to prosper as a smartphone consumer. And it's also to live. And if you've caught wind of the ZTE ZMAX PRO last week, you might've thought to switch over to MetroPCS to get that exclusive $99 phone with a fingerprint sensor. Well, if you want a little more freedom in which carrier you want to hitch up ...

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  • Multi-Platform
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    Google officially announced that content purchased on Google Play accounts can be shared with up to six people through its new Family Library feature. All possible devices that the content can be used on will be usable for each person sharing the account — from large screens to mobile ones, from iOS to PC to Android, ...

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  • Android
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    If you want optically-stabilized selfies and a huge phone to help you steady your outstretched arms all at once, why not consider the Xperia XA Ultra from Sony? Why not? Well, it wasn't available in the US. Until today. Best Buy, B&H and Reagan Wireless have the phone for $369.99. Amazon has it at $354.40. The ...

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  • Android
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    Samsung might be turning On another set of phones for its budget lineup. There have been hints on Indian import-export database Zauba of new Samsung model numbers within this range that may end up being the names of 2016's Galaxy On5 and On7. About a month ago, what was deemed the "SM-G6100" came to light on GFXBench. ...

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  • Android
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    You know what never made sense? The Nextbit Robin color scheme. All these shades of "mint" and black and white, they're all cool for sure. But come on. Have you ever seen a robin? In the wild? Like, in nature? It's red. Well, in the spirit of nothing else but summer, Nextbit has come along with an "Ember" scheme for the ...

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  • Windows
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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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  • Multi-Platform
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    Finding a bargain among carriers is a little difficult. The major players all have their promotions, of course, but then there are a host of MVNOs to consider. One such MVNO is making a bit of a splash in the industry – Krew Mobile. Krew Mobile is offering three phone lines for an introductory price of $19.95 per ...

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  • Android / iOS
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    Let’s be honest, no one could have predicted the rampant, record-breaking success of Pokémon Go, a “freemium” augmented reality mobile game that’s ambitious in concept but ultimately simplistic in its execution. Not Niantic, not Apple or Google, and certainly not Nintendo, which isn’t making as much money ...

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    In addition to widening the subscriber count gap between the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless communications service providers, T-Mobile continues to close in on “Dumb and Dumber”, which is how its CEO likes to refer to the market’s overall leader and silver medalist. Of course, even 13 consecutive ...

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  • Android
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    The Huawei Watch isn’t just one of the prettiest, most powerful Android Wear devices around, but also one of the most discounted lately, several deals up for grabs at Google, Amazon and a host of other third-party retailers likely foreshadowing the IFA 2016 introduction of a sequel. After all, this perfectly circular, ...

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  • Android
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    Want a career that offers tons of growth potential? Consider learning how to design apps for the world’s leading mobile device platform with The Complete Android Game & App Developer Bundle, offered to Pocketnow readers at more than 90 percent off the MSRP. The Complete Android Game & App Developer Bundle ...

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  • iOS
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    For the past few months, we’ve seen the world’s three leading mobile payment services routinely add to their support list new countries and banks around the globe, though Apple, Samsung and Google all remained quiet regarding how this constant expansion converted into actual usage growth. Well, Tim Cook finally has ...

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  • Android
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    While waiting for Samsung’s full Q2 2016 financial report to go public, which will probably not include explicit smartphone sales figures or official forecasts anyway, it’s time to take a look at another analyst cume and short-term projection. According to unnamed inside sources quoted by hit-and-miss Taiwanese ...

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  • iOS
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    Is the wearable fad already a thing of the past? Probably not, but Apple, Samsung, Motorola, LG and Huawei have to step on the smartwatch hardware improvement gas to stop the immature market from shrinking any further. There’s only so much super-affordable fitness bands can accomplish, and while the first-gen Apple ...

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  • Android
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    Samsung, Huawei, Acer, and now Sony. This fall’s consumer electronics-centric IFA trade show is shaping up to be as jam-packed and memorable for us mobile hardware junkies as CES back in January and February’s MWC. In keeping with tradition, all major product announcements will likely take place ahead of the ...

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  • Android
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    “The Apple of China” may have been overshadowed of late by the local Samsung equivalent (i.e. Huawei), as well as LG’s counterpart (OPPO), but it’s still managed to beat the Cupertino-based giant it was once accused of emulating to the dual rear camera punch. Even better, the just-unveiled Xiaomi Redmi Pro looks ...

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  • Multi-Platform
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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Moto X Pure Edition and the recent deals that it has landed at B&H. Then we talk about Apple's recent earnings, and how the future seems kind of bleak. BlackBerry then surprises us with the DTEK50, but that surprise is kind of familiar. ZTE follows as we notice that ...

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  • Android
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    So, you have your Moto Z or Moto Z Force. You have your $125 Moto Mods Developer Kit. And now you're about to start your solder iron. But if you are not this theoretical person that has all this stuff and are wondering what the heck you'd get into in developing your own Moto Mod, Lenovo has booted up a proper site for ...

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  • Android
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    Nighttimes call for light measures. In the case of looking at your brightly lit smartphone screen at night, that means easing the work your eyes have to do to balance its vision. Well, if you spend hours digging through your clogged up Twitter feed before bed, make sure you try out the new Night Mode on the Android app. ...

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  • Android
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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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  • iOS
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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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