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    Ever since the launch of the Sony Xperia Z, the company has dared the odds of what a water resistant smartphone should look like. At times when the only thing that was water resistant looked like a tank, Sony showed us that there are smarter ways to bring water resistance to the masses. The company continues to push that bar today with is Xperia offerings, and with its recent teaser for IFA 2014, things seem to just get better. We know that the company is planning to announce its Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact at IFA 2014. If you're wondering how the company plans to differentiate ...

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    Samsung has done a fantastic job at keeping us at the edge of our seats with the Galaxy Note 4 announcement at IFA. The company's recent advertisement focused on reminding us why the Galaxy Note lineup matters, and what we can expect for the future. One of the biggest upgrades that we're expecting to see with the Galaxy Note 4 is in its camera, and even though we still don't have any leaked Galaxy Note 4 samples, there are some that come close. Lenovo has just launched the Vibe Z2 in Asia, and if you're wondering why this has anything to do with the Galaxy Note 4, well, the answer will ...

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    Microsoft's IFA 2014 event is scheduled for this Thursday, when we expect to see the company debut the latest Lumia smartphones, including the 730/735 and 830. We've spotted this hardware before in numerous leaks, and Microsoft's early teasers sure seemed to reinforce that what we'd been hearing and seeing was on-point; its initial invite both alluded to the front-facing camera prowess rumored for the Lumia 730 and depicted the rear camera we know from Lumia 830 leaks. With only a few days to go until the announcement, Nokia and Microsoft have a new teaser out, and we're once again talking ...

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    We're just days away from Samsung's Unpacked IFA event, where the Note 4 will take the stage to reveal itself before the waiting public. And to help make sure the crowd is suitably pumped-up, Samsung's been dropping Note 4 teaser video after Note 4 teaser video, going back more than a week now. At first they were very non-specific, just conjuring up memories of the Note line in general, but then the next wave of clips started mentioning the Note 4 by name. Yesterday, Samsung did one better, and in another stylus-focused video, depicts its iconic S Pen sliding into what we can only assume ...

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    Originally thought to be a niche product line from Samsung, the Galaxy Note brand has grown into a staple amongst its most notable mobile products. It has quickly become the go-to smartphone for power users, gamers, or anyone looking to get a little more out of their smartphone. Each year, rumors about new products soar, and the Galaxy Note, being the extra high-end model from Samsung, tends to be at the end of the most extravagant and lofty rumors. For instance, it's been said to be made of metal – an extension of the Galaxy Alpha we a few weeks ago – and it will allegedly come with a ...

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    We already saw Sony's alleged wearables plans for IFA 2014, but that's not all we're going to see liked before the big event it seems. In a massive leak today, the Sony IFA 2014 plans for the Xperia line have presumably leaked in their entirety. First off, let's talk Xperia Z3. This one isn't much of a surprise, as it has been rumored for quite a while, but we have some pretty solid details about it this leak around. There's apparently going to be a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a 5.2-inch Triluminos display. There will be IP68 certification for water and dust ...

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    Though there are only two Android Wear devices available for purchase at this time, it's about to get busy this week with IFA 2014 kicking off. Motorola will be unveiling the Moto 360, Asus the ZenWatch, Sony the SmartWatch 3... and oh, LG the G Watch R. Seeing as all of these will probably run Android Wear, it's going to start being hard for OEMs to get sales, so Best Buy has started running an LG G Watch Deal in an effort to get as many sales as possible. Now that we've got the caveats of this deal out of the way, let's talk more about the G Watch itself. It's still by all means a ...

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    This coming week, we will be introduced to the latest in a line of reasonably successful phablets. The original Samsung Note arguably helped shape the “phablet” space when it debuted three years ago. It was in and of itself an innovation. Sure, it’s just a smartphone with a big screen, but sometimes the simplest innovations are the biggest (no pun intended) and most successful. And yes, it’s at this point that I grudgingly have to admit that a heart monitor is an “innovation”. Now if you’ll excuse me I have to go vomit. Samsung has done its share of trying out new things over ...

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    IFA 2014 is less than a week away, and there will be a lot of high-profile tech announced. Not convinced? Just look at the list of expected launches, which includes high-profile handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, LG G Watch R, and Sony Xperia Z3. Diving into more detail about that last point, Sony is actually expected to launch more than just the Z3 – the Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet Compact, and new wearables are reportedly all coming too. And we're hearing more details about the wearables today, as a report claims that the company will be announcing an Android Wear-powered Sony ...

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    The technology world is a fast moving one, and hence, there are more than 100 stories we publish on a weekly basis here on Pocketnow. Those include reviews, videos, editorials, news, and more. With this new, weekly series, we're making it easier for you to look back at the most interesting, exciting, and popular topics of the week, in case you missed anything. Look for the Pocketnow Week in Review every Saturday morning. It contains the most popular ten stories of the week printed on the portal, as well as top videos from our YouTube channel. Additionally, you can also find our Pocketnow ...

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    Quite a few smartphone manufacturers have been hinting at their IFA 2014 product launches, if not outright spilling the beans, and while Sony got off to a slow start, it's recently been really stepping-up its efforts, most recently delivering a teaser video featuring the silhouettes of three devices, presumed to represent the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and Z3 Tablet Compact. Today Sony's UK Twitter account released a new IFA teaser, but this one's proving to be a bit harder to figure out. That's it up above, and as you can see, we appear to be getting two of the three dimensions for one of ...

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    When it comes to trade shows, we at Pocketnow keep it low-key. As we discussed in detail on a recent episode of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast, we don't have all the resources of a major media corporation, so we're often called upon to do a lot with a little. That's been the case with the last few trade shows we attended, and IFA 2014 is no different. Taylor Martin and I will be the guys on the ground for this show, alternating duties as cameraman and host, backed up by the rest of the Pocketnow team who'll be supporting us remotely from five different time zones. The work itself ...

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    2014 has been packed with a ton of positive changes that are driving the mobile industry forward. These changes include the adoption of 2K displays, 64-bit architecture in mobile processors, waterproof smartphones and tablets, the evolution of the smartwatch, among other things that we're still waiting to see this fall. Most of these new products for the fall will be announced at IFA, in Berlin, and as our team prepares for an excruciating flight across the pond, let's go through some of the things we expect to see. For the last three years, Samsung has taken the spotlight with the ...

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    Samsung, Sony, LG, ASUS, Motorola: a growing number of the big smartphone OEMs – or at least those with a toe in the Android pool – have been getting involved with smartwatches. But there's one name almost conspicuously absent from that list; where's HTC? We've known for a while now that the company has been open to the idea of making a smartwatch, and rumors have long talked about a model arriving sometime this year. Back in May, there was even specific talk of a launch that could happen right around this time of the year, in late August or early September, as well as mention of an ...

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    Samsung's IFA 2014 event is scheduled to be on September 3, so during this home stretch lead-up, it's only natural that the company would like to flex its enormous marketing muscles a little early. The latest in a series of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teaser videos has come out today, and it's every bit as wild and curious as the others. The one-minute spot shows a bunch of people having fun, with a variety of people doing everything from listening to music, to going to parties, to eating ice cream, to driving a race car and motorbike, all within the minute. There's a simple "Ready, set..." ...

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