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    While Android N… utella could still technically see daylight and perhaps even roll out to new and old Nexus devices before the critically acclaimed Note 4 turns two in the fall, chances are Marshmallow will be the last major software update officially delivered to the first of Samsung’s metal-framed high-end Galaxy ...

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    A color and a jack. Sadly, these are some of the most “exciting” changes hardcore iFans can look forward to in the upcoming iPhone 7, 7 Plus and possibly 7 Pro. Well, there’s also the Smart Connector on the larger configuration (s), a dual rear-facing camera, subtler antenna lines, plus an obligatory processor ...

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    It was undoubtedly smart of Samsung to commercially release the Galaxy S7 in early March, when the LG G5 and HTC 10 were still several weeks away, while the iPhone 6s had lost almost all its mojo. But now that the iPhone 7 looms large, even without a radical redesign or substantial upgrades in tow, it’s Sammy’s turn ...

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    Until the Surface Phone takes center stage (or should we say if the fabled business handheld ever materializes?), the high-end Windows 10 Mobile-based hardware torch is to be passed on from the Lumia 950 XL to the HP Elite x3. Just like Microsoft’s homebrewed Continuum-supporting pioneer and the non-XL 950, the ...

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  • Android
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    While arguably the most trustworthy mobile-specialized leaker in the world can only vouch for the name of Samsung’s “next big thing” and a handful of super-premium features, many other insiders and insider wannabes have pretty much painted the Galaxy Note 7 a complete picture these past few months. Both literally ...

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    The general wisdom on consumer electronics is that you shouldn't buy the first generation of a product. Bug fixes, refinements, or price drops, it might be safer to wait for a second generation gadget, but honestly, we consumers really don’t seem to start taking a company seriously until we’ve seen them in the ...

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    With the age-old plastic vs. metal smartphone construction debate apparently settled in the latter’s favor by most top-tier OEMs, many mobile tech consumers may still be wondering whether leather deserves a little extra attention. The simple answer is yes, when doubled by affordability, as is currently the case for ...

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    Of the over a million people estimated to have shown their support for the LGBT community on the streets of San Francisco yesterday, hundreds, possibly thousands were affiliated with Apple, the world’s highest-profile company commanded by an openly gay man. Of course, Cupertino’s commitment to the Pride parade and ...

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  • Android
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    After many years of drawn-out, highly publicized legal battles between tech companies as diverse and influential as Apple, Samsung, Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Huawei and HTC, the patent wars seemed to slowly blow over lately. But that’s not stopping semiconductor giant Qualcomm from filing a complaint against a ...

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    Seen as an oddity by many not long ago, the fingerprint sensor or scanner has become so widely used on today’s premium and even mid-range smartphones that we often now list it towards the end of a newbie’s spec sheet. But that doesn’t mean there’s no place left for innovation or progress in this particular ...

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    Microsoft still has some soul-searching to do before deciding what’s next in the hardware-manufacturing field, with Lumia phones likely on the verge of extinction, but the Surface lineup almost guaranteed for an expansion… eventually. Unless the fabled Surface Phone is due out as a replacement of sorts for the ...

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    Chinese regulatory agency TENAA has listings up for two variants of the vivo X7, giving us more of an idea of what it has to offer in hardware. Most of the X7's internals were pretty much spoiled from the getgo by vivo while the X7 Plus — or, more correctly, a facsimile of it — got teased in visuals. But beyond the ...

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  • Android
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    Okay, you know how we posted that deal for the 32GB Nexus 5X with a promo code a few days ago? And all the others, too? You don't need a promo code for this one. New such devices are on sale from a highly-rated eBay seller for $239.99. The deepest discount yet for the LG-made phone racks up to about $159 off the Google ...

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  • Android
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    When Sundar Pichai said to Walt Mossberg that Google was looking for "more thought" in the design of smartphones, the chief executive officer explicitly referred to the Nexus line of smartphones. If The Telegraph's reporting can be trusted, it seems that at the very least Google is going in a different direction. The ...

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  • iOS
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    We had several iPhone 7 pieces last week on the existential crisis of the headphone jack, otherwise known to us as #jaxit. If you've been yearning for some evidence with a little more body, you're in luck. We're turning back to NowhereElse.fr for another metal casing from an undisclosed source. In this photo, we can ...

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  • Android
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    According to Evan Blass, it will be the Galaxy Note 7 that greets us on August 2nd and there will be an iris scanner that greets our vision and authenticates our presence soon enough. There will be a 5.7-inch quad HD Super AMOLED display, as there will be a 12-megapixel camera with Dual Pixel focusing and IP68 ...

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    BlackBerry could be saving money on its "mobility solutions" unit not by giving it up entirely — to investors' chagrin — but through an ODM agreement. Roland Quandt of WinFutre.de picked up a Wi-Fi Alliance certification dated June 24 for a TCL Communications (or, Alcatel to the consumer side) device with model ...

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    Huawei may be hedging its bets if A-Googlypse happens. The Chinese manufacturer was rumored to be developing its own operating system in case Android becomes untenable to work on. Paired with suggestions that Samsung may be converting its future mobile products to Tizen, it would seem that companies are checking their ...

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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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    Here's a quick one to quench your rumor thirst for the weekend. Evan Blass just confirmed (remember that he's not Samsung) that the official name of the upcoming Samsung (fall) smartphone will be Galaxy Note7. We already heard rumors of the company skipping a number (we're currently at Note5), among other chatter, but ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Google Nexus 5X, and some of the new deals that have just emerged. Then we talk about the Brexit, and how it'll affect Samsung, LG and Acer. Alcatel follows as we notice that the Idol 4 has already reached a retailer. The following topic, believe it or not, is the ...

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  • iOS
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    Apple has spent the last few years remaining loyal to IPS LCD display technology, regardless if you look to a Mac or an iPhone. It wasn't until the launch of the Apple Watch that the company took a step away, and it makes sense given the added power consumption benefits of OLED technology, in addition to the deep ...

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    BlackBerry might not be on everyone's radar as it was around a decade ago, but that doesn't mean the company hasn't tried to change that. It took two dramatic shake-overs to have the company finally adopt Android with the BlackBerry Priv. We do know that the company's quarter results didn't say anything positive about ...

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  • Android
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    But we're obliged to talk about it, if only for the market dynamics. And boy, is Chinese manufacturer vivo expecting the market to move. The X7 and X7 Plus are expected to be in the "mid-rangers-plus" category. The phablet of the two — can you guess — will have a 5.7-inch full HD screen and it's tied to a Snapdragon ...

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  • Windows
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    As Verizon has upgraded its exclusive Lumia Icon, AT&T has also upgraded its giant of a Windows Phone. The Nokia Lumia 1520, to be complete about it, can now be moved off of Windows Phone 8.1 and up to Windows 10 Mobile (.107) through the Upgrade Advisor app. AT&T's support listing for the device says that ...

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