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    Shortly after reaching the 13 million active user milestone less than ten months in, and amid growing speculation of an imminent redesign, Apple Music rolls out a new type of membership destined to give Spotify a run for its money. In fact, this is an exact replica of the arch-rival’s student discount inaugurated back ...

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    You didn’t need to be a rocket scientist to suspect the third-generation ZenFone roster would break cover at Computex Taipei in late May or early June, after Asus chose to sit both January’s CES and February’s MWC out. But the Taiwanese device manufacturer doesn’t want you to wonder anymore, at least not as far ...

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    While the newest iteration of Google’s uber-popular mobile OS managed to climb from 0.5 to 7.5 percent share in platform distribution numbers between December of last year and this month, the fact that Marshmallow hasn’t even broken double-digit ground yet is certainly disappointing. Most semi-recent flagship phones ...

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    When it rains, it pours. The old saying checks out as far as Samsung Galaxy Note 6 gossip goes, including recent word of an unexpected, unusually powerful “Lite” derivation, and it’s especially true for Gear Fit 2 rumors and visual leaks, which have been flooding the interwebs for the past ten days or so. Pictured ...

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    With the newer, prettier, more powerful Nexus 5X still sold for $200 on Project Fi, and recently discounted to as little as $230 in international unlocked form, retailers hanging on to inventory leftovers of the OG Nexus 5 have only two possible plays. They can flat-out give up on the 2013-released 5-incher, or ...

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    As we rapidly close in on the formal announcement of the OnePlus 3, rumored to go down no later than June, gossipmongers continue to do what they know best, mongering and clashing on key aspects of the new “flagship killer’s” spec sheet, while also agreeing on many things. For instance, several separate sources ...

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    As if there wasn’t enough confusion hovering over the number and form factor of upcoming Galaxy Note 6 variations, with both flat and edge-screen prototypes reportedly in testing, a Weibo tipster now theorizes Samsung could also release a slightly diluted version of the main fall flagship. It’s unclear if this is ...

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    Although they’re clearly not for everyone, Active variations of flagship Samsung phones must have carved out a solid outdoor-friendly powerhouse niche, reaching their fourth generation this year. Well, not just yet, but soon. The imminence of a Galaxy S7 Active was directly (and likely, unintentionally) confirmed by ...

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    Contrary to popular belief, Samsung can be competitive in the low-cost Android scene when it sets its mind on it, with the Galaxy J3 (2016) acting as living proof both internationally and stateside. Granted, it took a while for the low-end 5-incher to go wide on US shores, first seeing daylight on prepaid-specialized ...

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    While we still wouldn’t rule out the third-generation Moto E as a suspect for a May 17 introduction in India, the event’s venue, timing and now buildup all suggest something bigger (both literally and figuratively speaking) is coming. Namely, the fourth-gen Moto G, aka G4, which might actually be two phones, ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the the recent Best Buy offers you can find for Mother's day. Then we discuss some possible freebies that T-Mobile might bring soon. Then we talk about the current state of fitness wearables, and how the Fitbit soars in certain markets. Samsung follows as we learn more the ...

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    When choosing your next smartphone, some argue that pure Android is the way to go. The question is if following an ideal is really better than everything else? By now, most of the world already knows about Samsung’s new Galaxy. The company does a tremendous job at marketing its flagships, and our reviews prove that ...

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    It's a shame that the Brits, Scots and Welsh aren't going to be getting the Sony Xperia X Performance, isn't it? Well, it may not be a shame after all. The company has stated to Recombu that while the Sony Mobile Store won't be selling the device, the company will likely leverage its retail partners to do so in limited ...

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    The journalistic paradigm of referring to national governments by their capitals carried over to our little techie circle of blogging. What's Redmond doing? Who are we talking about in Seoul? How about Cupertino? Maybe we should stop this practice. Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang confessed to The Guardian today that his ...

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    NVIDIA has made attempts to deepen gaming fervor in the mobile ecosystem with its series of Android-based SHIELD gaming tablets and it has done so to limited success. But with gaming topping app markets in downloads and revenue, there still has to be some gold to dig for, right? Maybe Razer wants to take a crack at it. ...

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    Are you a hapless Lumia owner? Disappointed by Microsoft on how it's handled software for its latest flagships? Disappointed at the darn flagship hardware? Well, we might not be able to do much for you for the first two, but Mozo can definitely help out on the last one. The Microsoft store now has the Finnish ...

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    The roll-out of the Un-carrier X promotion didn't go as smooth as John Legere first thought. The T-Mobile CEO had to do a little fighting against the tide, but it seems that Binge On has settled into calmer waters for now. So, for Un-carrier 11, it figures that VentureBeat's Evan Blass is reporting that Big Magenta is ...

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    You might be able to tap and pay and be done with your supermarket purchase. But if you need to pull out your loyalty card — gotta get them perks — or a gift card, you'll need to unlock your phone, get into the mobile payment app and then file through your various cards to get the card you need and then show it to ...

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    In specs Chinese trust. Apparently, HTC couldn't take that maxim seriously enough to have released its full-power HTC 10 in China. Instead, pre-orders went up on TMall and JD.com for the HTC 10 Lifestyle — the exact same flagship as the HTC 10 that everyone else gets ... except for the mid-range Snapdragon 652 that's ...

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    Chalk another loss up for Apple. And the FBI. Around the same time that the agency ordered the iPhone manufacturer to assist in decrypting an iPhone 5c that belonged to a gunman in the San Bernardino shootings, Los Angeles police were able to source a "forensic cellphone expert" to crack into an iPhone 5s that belonged ...

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    Galaxy Note 6 rumors are heating up. What might be in store for Samsung's next phablet? We ask our viewers, which HTC has the best BoomSound? HTC 10 or the One M9? And we're wrapping up our time with the iPad Pro 9.7. Can this tablet really be used for work? We've been hard at work covering news stories and producing ...

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    Is the Vive too big for HTC? Talk is rampant over the Taiwanese manufacturer's new company with "industry sources" saying that it will take HTC's VR business and get spun-off. A spin-off would go against HTC's pivot to creating tech products that encompass a lifestyle rather than just focusing on smartphones as it ...

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    Even though it’s been ranked the second largest retailer in the world last year, Costco is probably far from your go-to place to buy smartphones stateside. Yet for the next few weeks, people still on the fence about the Samsung Galaxy S7 are likely to strongly consider pulling the trigger at the membership-only ...

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    The most interesting things about Huawei's P9 are the dual camera sensors on the back. This is the first device born of the collaboration between Huawei and Leica, and it's not without a little controversy. While Huawei representatives insist that Leica was an active partner in developing the camera hardware and ...

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    If you were perhaps fearing Windows 10 would stop growing as the novelty factor wears off and the mobile iteration’s lack of focus deepens, a recent blog post penned by Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate VP of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices Group, should alleviate your concerns. After reaching the 100 million milestone back in ...

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