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    Our apologies for the late upload due to technical difficulties. Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's acquisition of Nest, and what this means for the rumored EnergySense project. Motorola also makes the news with its update to the Motorola Assist that's famous on the Moto X. We then come across more leaked photos of the Nokia Normandy, which is a possible Android phone. Ubuntu Touch is next as the OS has surprisingly dropped support for most Nexus devices. We end today's show talking about how HTC has just confirmed that it won't update legacy 2012 flagships to Android ...

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    About a month ago, we first heard of Google EnergySense, an Android app that was the software side of an effort to create smart homes by connecting HVAC systems to our smartphones. At the time, we made a comparison to Nest, which delivers its own hardware and software solutions to effect similar control over your home climate, but back then Nest and EnergySense seemed like they might very well end up as competitors. Well, you can forget about any clash there, as today Google announces plans to acquire Nest. Google's paying some $3.2B for Nest, which has expanded beyond mere thermostats to ...

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    Our apology for some technical difficulties in publishing this. The video has been live on YouTube since yesterday. Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new rumors on the Oppo Find 7 with its 2K display. Then we shift our focus towards Nokia as things don't seem positive when it comes to their 8.3-inch tablet plans, even though Microsoft's 8-inch Surface is rumored to bring some innovative things. Samsung is next, this time because the company has shifted their marketing strategy, and that even includes plans for retail stores. We then cover the rumors of Google's EnergySense ...

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    When we start talking about smartphone apps and controlling your home thermostat, our thoughts go straight to Nest: it may not be the only game in town, but it's one of the most feature-rich, polished, and compatible systems around. As more and more companies start becoming interested in delivering “smart” technologies like this to our homes, the market's only going to get more competitive, and this week we learn about one big player that has its own sights on HVAC automation, as we start finding out about Google EnergySense. Unlike Nest, it doesn't appear that Google has any interest ...

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