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    Companies making smartphones have lots of opportunities to help their handsets stand out from the pack, and we're well used to seeing brands deploy style cues that help make their phones easily recognizable, whether the woven back of a Motorola Droid or the bright polycarbonate of a Lumia handset. For Android OEMs, that ...

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    We’ve always criticized the “thin and light” mentality of most smartphones today because feel in the hand isn’t everything. Compromises in battery life and expandable storage are enough to frustrate anyone, no matter how beautiful the phone is. There’s a very interesting trend happening lately of thin ...

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    More and more smartphone manufacturers, like OPPO, BLU, and others, are releasing dual SIM smartphones. Some of these smartphones support two SIM cards and a memory card for expanding storage, while others employ a microSD card slot/tray which doubles as a SIM tray, disabling expandable memory upon inserting your second ...

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    LG's L-lineup of budget and mid-range smartphones was created with emerging markets in mind, and the LG L Bello from August 2014, alongside the LG L Fino, were part of it. Now the South Korean phone-maker is releasing a follow-up to the L Bello, as the LG Bello II gets officially announced, as a mid-to-low-end ...

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    Samsung hit a home run with its latest flagships – the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. You can read our review and review rebuttal if you don’t believe me, but there was one place where Samsung took one big step back in the design of the GS6 and GS 6 Edge – water proofing. The Galaxy S5 was waterproof bearing a 67 ...

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    We've already seen a Galaxy Note 5 render (not the official one, though), aside from all the other rumors, leaks, and reports, and we have a strange feeling that we know almost everything about the phablet Samsung intends to reportedly unveil on August 12. We're certain this is not the case, as the South Korean company ...

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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 ...

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    We know little about the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, but we do know, from previous rumors, that it should be a tablet which has a design inspired by the Galaxy S6 (front and back), that it's been confirmed by UAProf files, that it should have a Super AMOLED screen, and Samsung should make it official sometime next week (on ...

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    While the leaks just keep on coming and coming, we haven't so far seen anything concerning the Galaxy Note 5 S-Pen. We've heard, however, some rumors (especially after seeing those recent cases leak, which revealed the bottom of the device with the flush S-Pen) that the Galaxy Note 5 S-Pen would either be somehow ...

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    A Nokia event will be hosted, for VIPs, on July 28, in Los Angeles; the invite for said event can be seen above, and the title says "NOWHERE", "NOW HERE". Let the guessing game begin: some reports claim that this will be just a "state of the company" meeting where present and future plans will be unveiled and ...

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    The weekend leak frenzy continues, this time, with the upcoming Galaxy Note 5, the device Samsung intends to reportedly unveil earlier than expected, on August 12; also a device that has been heavily leaked/was subject to lots of reports recently. A recent case leak raises some questions about the S-Pen, while showing ...

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    While we're eagerly waiting for additional information regarding Samsung's alleged earlier announcement of the Galaxy Note 5 on August 12 -- with more and more reports coming in -- we have to admit that the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus has been somewhat neglected by the rumor mill recently. Don't worry, the upcoming phone is ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's Q2 earnings, and what this means for mobile. Then we talk about Windows 10, and some new policies you'll have to sign up for with the new EULA. Then we talk about Samsung as the new Galaxy Note 5 may have a new type of S Pen. We then talk about the OnePlus 2 and ...

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    Shooting time-lapse video with your phone's camera is nothing new, and smartphone users have been putting together sped-up clips for ages. And while regular software does a great job at temporally compressing footage, that faster-than-life effect has a nasty habit of amplifying changes in camera orientation over time, ...

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    If your virtual assistant of choice comes from the world of Halo, great news: she’s not confined to Windows Phone anymore. As we reported earlier today, an early Windows Insider build of Cortana for Android has leaked to the masses, and we've got it running like a dream on our Samsung Galaxy S6 review unit. It's a ...

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    The Pocketnow Deals Store offers readers enormous savings on some great deals this week: the Pay What You Want: Web Hacker Bundle, Earjax ‘Lyrics’ Noise-Isolating Headphones, and the ‘Bobine’ Flexible iPhone Charging Dock. Pay what you want for the Web Hacker Bundle The Pay What You Want: Web Hacker Bundle at ...

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    ZTE isn't messing around when it comes to the US smartphone market, and earlier this week the manufacturer made its battle plan official, announcing the all-new Axon handset. With top-shelf specs ranging from its quad HD screen, to Snapdragon 810 SoC, to all the RAM you could possibly hope to use, there's a lot to love ...

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    Microsoft's Cortana voice-powered virtual assistant is going cross-platform, with plans in motion to bring Cortana to both Android and iOS. When Microsoft first shared this news in late May, it spoke of making the initial Cortana Android app available sometime in June, with the iOS release following later in the year. ...

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    Update: Warning - peaking audio levels at the beginning and end of this podcast. Enjoy! Yo dudes. This week was gnar, dudes. First we get word from Commodore that they're (sorta) back and they've got a fleshtone phone to prove it. Then we hear that some kind of modern-day Iron Man is building a phone out of a material ...

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    Leaks to date have suggested that Samsung is planning something new for the S Pen stylus we'll find in the Galaxy Note 5. While past Galaxy Note models exposed the end of the S Pen while tucked away within the phablet, allowing users to pull it out with the graze of a fingernail, Galaxy Note 5 leaks have suggested an S ...

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    The mobile world moves quickly – probably faster than just about any other industry in the world. New devices are announced on what feels like a weekly basis; perpetual software updates are hitting for hundreds of mobile devices; one-off press events are always happening; and while phones seem to have a longer life ...

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    I don't know what you do for a living and I don't know where you do it. But while you might be using your phones and tablets to help you do a part of your work, you likely still have something to do with a computer. A box with a screen attached to it, plus a keyboard and mouse. You know, one of those things. Indeed, ...

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    We're ten days away from the unveil of OnePlus's sequel to its popular One smartphone – and it's no ordinary unveil, either, being the first to incorporate a virtual reality presentation so anyone can get the experience of being in a press conference from the comfort of their own homes. While the company has steadily ...

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    We've been talking a lot about Asian smartphone manufacturers recently. ZTE's Axon is quite the interesting smartphone, one we're eager to put through our full review process soon. Another offering that comes to mind is the rumored ZTE Blade D6. Next week marks the beginning of Huawei's Summer Whirlwind Festival, and ...

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    If you have a Samsung Galaxy S6, you know how good the camera on the latest smartphone from the South Korean manufacturer is. Even if you've read reviews of or seen camera samples from the device, you've probably got the idea that the shooter this phone packs is one that compete with the best of the best. That's why ...

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