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    Five years after its corporate inception, nearly three years after the release of the first Sailfish OS-running phone, and only a few months after giving up completely on its long-struggling rookie tablet effort, Jolla is back at it with fresh hardware. But the Nokia veterans that established this little Finland-based ...

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    Perhaps finally realizing there’s no turning back for its main business of selling traditional personal computers, Acer seems to be growing ambitious about its (largely low-cost) smartphone prospects, with an eye on VR diversification before long as well. One of the more active Windows Mobile hardware manufacturers in ...

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    Today’s obviously not Tuesday (thank God for that), and we haven’t seen a decent HTC Hot Deal in a while anyway, but Memorial Day is only 72 hours away, with the Taiwanese device manufacturer once again in celebratory mood. For a limited time, i.e. until Monday, May 30, at 11:59 pm PT, the HTC 10 on the OEM’s US ...

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    Find out how much fun you can have as you learn about computers and electronics with these offers from the Pocketnow Deals Store. The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit The Raspberry Pi may sound delicious, but it’s actually a powerful microcomputer that’s perfect for use in a vast range of projects. The Complete ...

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    During a recent conversation with my friend (and soon to be fellow contributor to the Pocket Now family) Clifton Thomas, we debated the need for widgets and the app drawer within Android. Clifton has recently purchased the Nextbit Robin and despite rockin' a close to bone stock version of Android it lacks an app drawer ...

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    We’re a year into a tech transition. Cables and ports are a big deal. Regardless if you use Android, Windows, or iOS on your phone, you likely have some gadget or accessory with a Micro USB port. Micro USB has become a phenomenally well represented standard, but to move into a new era of devices and services, even a ...

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    10 million unique users may not be enough to save the fall of Nintendo's virgin venture into the mobile world. According to SurveyMonkey, daily download numbers have fallen faster and are, on the whole, lower when compared to two recent games from mobile giants King and Supercell. But that's not the only problem ...

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    Update: Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition. The device itself plastered black with gold Batwing detailing. It's paired with a Gear VR headset, in-game credit for "Injustice: Gods Among Us" and Oculus VR content vouchers. The packages will be available early next month in China, ...

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    Pebble does not use ePaper displays. It achieves a certain likeness to ePaper displays through memory-in-pixel LCDs on its smartwatches, both old and new, but it's not an ePaper display like the one the YotaPhone uses. But unless it can improve on that technology further, perhaps manufacturers should consider something ...

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    "I sue you, too." It's a not terribly encouraging development in the case of Huawei's legal action against Samsung on patent licensing fees, though we're probably doing the translation injustice here. The head of the chaebol's intellectual property division reacted to the rival manufacturer's suits in China and the US. ...

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    What's said to be billions of dollars will not go to Oracle because of today's federal jury ruling. All ten members of the panel agreed that Google's appropriation of 37 Java APIs in its development of Android fell under the "fair use" clause of copyright law. Shortly after the verdict, Google stated that: Today's ...

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    Huawei subsidiary Honor is quite convinced that Europeans will definitely love its new Honor 5X or its hefty little Honor 7. And if you, a European, end up buying one and aren't absolutely in love with it, well, you can return it! Until June 8th, for either phone purchased in the UK, Spain, Italy, Germany and the ...

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    As part of its Axon 7 launch, ZTE also decided to throw along its new ZTE VR headset. Like most other basic headsets — ahem, Gear VR — you just plug your Axon 7 into the headset and you get up and running. The ZTE VR headset has a nine-axis gyroscope for a refined viewing experience. It also has a few buttons, a ...

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    If there's one thing that has left Gear VR users feeling like they're using a bastardized Rift, it's been the lack of a controller. Oculus has been working with Samsung for the past few years on the Gear VR, but are facing pressure to up the ante as offerings from Google's Daydream VR and Sony's PlayStation VR come ...

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    After releasing the Galaxy C5, Samsung continued on with its event in China by putting up the Galaxy C7. And boy, when we go from five to seven, it seems that everything takes another step up. The Snapdragon 625 appears on this phone, compared to its cohort's Snapdragon 617. 4GB of RAM are also on-board with options for ...

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    It’s sure not easy to keep the Snapdragon 808-powered BlackBerry Priv in the limelight with the recent onslaught of 820 flagships from much more popular OEMs nowadays like Samsung, LG or even HTC, but the unique selling proposition of a physical QWERTY keyboard, industry-leading security, silky smooth software and ...

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    The torment is over, our India-based readers and friends, as HTC has officially brought both its Snapdragon 820 powerhouse and the watered-down 652 variant to the world’s second largest smartphone market earlier today. Technically however, the top-of-the-line HTC 10 isn’t up for grabs yet on Indian shores, launching ...

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    Back in October 2014, when it closed the $2.9 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, many felt the world’s largest PC manufacturer hit the jackpot. After all, smartphone demand was still thriving everywhere from developed to emerging markets, and on the heels of a deep identity crisis as Razr feature phones became ...

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    Unlike Samsung, which is rumored to only skip a digit in branding this year’s Galaxy Note, ZTE leaped over a whole bunch of them and decided to confusingly follow up the Axon with an Axon 7 that doesn’t even measure 7 inches in screen diagonal. But the number 7 is considered to bring good luck in both Chinese and ...

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    Chinese manufacturer ZTE is turning up the dial to seven. After last year's US-launched Axon, it has taken things back home to reboot the stratified series. The Axon 7 was revealed at a Beijing event and it is about as strong a phone as its spring compatriots and at least just as strong as a possible fall release. For ...

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    In addition to expanding its global presence in the smartphone landscape, Xiaomi clearly intends to diversify its product portfolio this year in order to return to growth after a couple of stagnating quarters as far as both sales and profits were concerned. Following the kiddie-oriented Mi Bunny smartwatch, Xiaomi ...

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    Does C stand for class? Color, maybe? China exclusivity? Cool cameras? We could try to guess all day, and if we were mean, we’d add “clone” to the list, since the newly announced Galaxy C5 in Beijing looks eerily similar to recent and semi-recent flagships from certain rival companies (cough, HTC, cough, Apple, ...

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    Google Play Music is probably not the world’s most popular online audio streaming service, and somehow, it doesn’t feel like a solid contender for second or third place either. But when it comes to bundle deals and free trials of its premium All Access subscription tier, the Android, iOS and Windows-compatible app ...

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    No matter how a bunch of lazy, complacent, greedy, user satisfaction-ignoring device manufacturers and wireless carriers will try to spin the Android numbers tale to make it seem like fragmentation isn’t such a big deal anymore, the cold, hard facts suggest otherwise. Marshmallow is growing at a slower pace than ...

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    Knowing OnePlus and its often sneaky, unorthodox marketing tactics, we couldn’t help but feel this year’s “flagship killer” revealed its aesthetic secrets a little too early and easily. Besides, why would the OnePlus 3 stray so far from the sandstone build path of its predecessors after the controversial Chinese ...

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