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    The Wall Street Journal combined a feature on Snapchat's sharp millennial CEO, Evan Spiegel, and the empire he has built with a new product peg. A hardware peg, to be precise. Despite what many consider a horribly cluttered user interface that belies the private video sharing app, the Journal's Seth Stevenson calls upon Spiegel's "aptitude for product design," at least according to the Silicon Valley cognoscenti. Part of that vision lies in Snapchat Spectacles. Brass tacks, here: yes, we're talking about a pair of glasses with video cameras embedded on the edge of each lens. Tapping a ...

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    A honeymoon is one of those things that rarely happens twice. Whenever you get a lot of the same, you could say there is very little discovery involved, but this is not one of those cases. We've just spent 24 hours with the iPhone 7 Plus, and boy is this a product unique in its own. It's too early to fully test everything about the device, but this quick video covers most of our first impressions with the device. From a guy who's never used a Plus as his daily driver, this marks a very interesting change to new territory. After you watch the video, make sure you chime in with your test ...

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    Even though one of the most familiar smartphones in the market is the iPhone, 2016 has flooded the market with a bevy of very compelling Android competitors, up to the point where some of us in the Pocketnow crew have spent most of our year in Android. Still, Apple has clearly raised the ante with its iPhone 7 line-up, up to the point where some of us have decided to experiment the idea of coming back to the iPhone, though now with an added kick. The iPhone 7 Plus is now more than just a larger iPhone with OIS, so it's time for our review period to begin, but now under the helm of a "Plus" ...

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    Our first taste of what the Google Assistant can do for us in our everyday lives is within the Google Allo messaging app that got released today. Now, you can get your undergarments scrunched up about all the chat apps that Google has floated out, but we'll save the debate for another post. What got released today for both Android and iOS seems to be an attempt to become what Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Line, iMessage and [insert your app of choice here] have become — cuter, more versatile and smarter. While that includes the usual pack of stickers or the doodly-doos on your pictures, ...

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    It looks like the Android purists’ favorite device manufacturer will be turning over a new leaf this fall not only in terms of mobile product branding, but also retail pricing and advertising focus. No more catering to an inherently limited target audience of, well, mostly geeks with Nexus-labeled phones and tablets, as Google tries to finally break into the mainstream hardware landscape by teasing sitcom viewers and football fans of the Pixel and Pixel XL’s imminent arrival. Just as October 4 press invites started going out, and that cryptic but telling madeby.google.com splash site ...

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    Apple's newest phone faces some intense competition from other flagship phones released earlier this year. The highest profile comparison is always Apple vs Samsung, and today we're taking a look at the smaller flagships offered by each manufacturer. The similarities between these devices doesn't stop at the number in each phone's name. In a funny strange way, both companies have arrived at refining years. The iPhone finally delivers some of the lifestyle features we've been fans of on other devices. Enhanced water resistance, optical image stabilization for the camera, increasing the base ...

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    Coming up with the perfect idea to promote the “all-new Apple Music” app built into iOS 10, and the world’s second most popular audio streaming service in general, is no easy feat, even when involving the rapidly trendy mind behind such viral hits as Carpool Karaoke or Drop the Mic. But late-night talk show host and recent Emmy loser (kudos, John Oliver) James Corden does have a bunch of hilariously goofy ideas. Like an Inception-style scene where he’s giving birth to Justin Bieber, who’s giving birth to Anthony Kiedis, who… wait, what? Never mind, because Corden’s ...

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    Apple’s very first official iPhone 7 commercial, released in advance of last Friday’s (limited) rollout, was highly unusual in terms of tone and setting. But that’s precisely what made it so oddly compelling. Meanwhile, this new pair of TV ads embedded below largely ditches the ominous spirit, retaining however the central motif of (literal) darkness, where the two next-gen iOS handhelds can truly excel, thanks to amazing cameras and robust, water-protected bodies. Day or night, rain or shine, you shouldn’t be afraid to use the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus out on the town, while ...

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    The LG V20 is one of our most anticipated phones of the year, and we've already produced a handful of first look and quick comparison videos. We haven't seen the packaging yet though, nor have we gone through the process of setting one up. Our initial videos were produced using an engineering sample, and now we're finally able to take a look at what LG's unlocked retail packaging will look like. Plus, we'll take a second listen to those B&O earbuds that some markets will receive with a V20 purchase. Also, a little inside baseball, with so many people asking us questions about this ...

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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 in a weekly video. This is the Pocketnow Daily Recap. Since we only have 3 minutes on every Daily video to go through the hottest news, the weekly recap will serve as a more extensive discussion where we also include your thoughts on the subject. Sadly, for the sake of ...

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    Juan was on the ground early in the morning to check out the crowd outside the Apple Store out in Pasadena California, and he was featured on almost every single news outlet in the greater LA metro area. iPhone launch days are always media events, and the folks at AT&T were kind enough to open a store early for us to play with the new iPhone 7 before our pre-ordered matte black phone arrived. Of course, today is not just a day to brag about being on TV, today is when we finally start playing with Cupertino's latest and greatest. The iPhone 7 won't shock anyone with its design, landing ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals for the Pebble Time. Then we discuss the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recalls, and when can we expect new units. The Apple Watch Series 2 follows as some recent tear downs reveal how internals have improved. The matte black iPhone 7 follows as we learn the pros and cons of this new color. We end today's show taking about the iPhone 7 Plus, and how pre-orders broke regular buying habits. All this and more after the break. Stories: - OG Pebble Time smartwatch up for grabs at crazy low $70 ($80 off list) on eBay - US Galaxy Note 7 ...

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    Love it or hate it for the new waterproof design or its controversial headphone jack exclusion, you’d probably give anything to hold an iPhone 7 in your hand on launch day, if for nothing else than to take it apart or try to bend it. It’s okay, you can admit it, this is a safe environment for the most unconventional desires. Especially when durability tests are conducted for educational purposes, which has become the specialty of YouTuber JerryRigEverything. Unsurprisingly, his ruthless scratch, burn and bend inquiries end with a perfectly intact matte black 4.7-inch iPhone 7, though ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals that have the Galaxy S7 edge offering a Gear VR in certain countries. Then we talk about the HTC Bolt, the codename for the company's probable flagship coming soon. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 follows as we now have even the NY trains and busses asking you to power it down. Then we discuss the Samsung Galaxy S8 and a probable launch date. We end today's show talking about the iPhone 7 Plus and Jet Black iPhones not making it to the Apple Store tomorrow. All this and more after the break. Stories: - New Galaxy S7 Edge buyers in ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the launch of the second-generation Amazon Echo Dot, and what to expect. Then we talk about Spotify and its current subscriber growth with respect to Apple Music. Then we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S7 and a recent explosion on video. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 follows as we notice that certain countries are dealing with replacements. We end today's show talking about the future of Android Wear this year. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Amazon makes $50 second-gen Echo Dot official, also brings larger Echo to Europe - From 30 ...

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    Apple has just made iOS 10 public to everyone, meaning if you haven't already checked your Software Update setting, you probably should. We have a separate extensive look at everything iOS 10 can do, but as history proves, you don't always end up using everything that Apple announces. Some features are cool, others, simply not as useful as others. We've been actively testing iOS 10 since the first beta, and decided that it was best if we condensed a separate video that details everything you might care about most with regards to this software update. Watch our full video to learn more.

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the some of the recent deals if you buy a Huawei Honor 8 at certain retailers. Then we discuss Apple's launch of iOS 10 and watchOS 3 to the masses. Then the iPhone 7 follows as companies like T-Mobile have already begun to mention sales figures. We then continue talking about the iPhone 7, though this time we focus on some benchmark results. We end today's show talking about Samsung and some of the recent measures taken with the Galaxy Note 7. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Newegg throws in free JBL Bluetooth headphones with ...

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    The year 2016 will be remembered for many reasons, but one of the most positive reasons to remember this year will be looking back at all of the amazing options we gadget fans enjoyed at a mid-pack price. This year we saw the line between wallet-friendly phones and more expensive premium options almost completely erode. High end performance, competitive storage and battery options, and some beautiful hardware designs. With so many fantastic options, we felt it was worth coming back to produce another quick showdown of our favorites so far. It's an incredible collection, and funny to think ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent issues between the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the US CPSC. The iPhone 7 follows as we learn more about its final specifications. Pokemon Go is next, for those of you worried that it wasn't going to reach Android Wear. The Google Nexus launcher follows, even though the final name seems to be the Google Pixel launcher going forward. We end today's show talking about the Google Pixels smartphones and the recently leaked renders. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Could CPSC statement put kibosh on replacement Galaxy Note 7 ...

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    While Microsoft was arguably right to mock arch-rival Apple in a hilarious side-by-side comparison of the Surface Pro 4 and iPad Pro after the latter got billed as a “computer like no other” in a random, ill-advised advert, it didn’t take long for the jokes to get old and misfire. Sometimes, you have to know when to stop, but instead of calling it quits a couple of weeks back, Redmond quickly put together yet another short clip disparaging the MacBook Air. Not the iPad Pro tablet, the MacBook Air laptop. Quite the controversial apples and oranges comparison, which MS was able to get ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about some of the recent deals Motorola is providing for the Moto Z. Then we talk about some more deals, this time for the first-generation Apple Watch. The iPhone 7 Plus follows as we learn just how quickly it sold out. Then we discuss the future of the Microsoft Lumia line-up, which doesn't seem at all promising. We end today's show talking about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and how the company is now expediting US replacements after the FAA made it a topic. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Motorola now also gives away select Moto Mods ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Amazon all new Fire HD 8, and the great deal you can nail for one. LG follows as we get to hear about retail availability for the LG V20. Then we discuss the software update for the Google Nexus 6P to Android 7.0 Nougat, as Huawei talks about delays. AppleCare+ continues as we hear of the changes that are both good and bad with the iPhone 7. We end today's show talking about how Australian Airlines are banning in-flight Galaxy Note 7 usage due to the recent issues and recall. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Amazon’s ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent styles you can find for Andorid Wear through Michael Kors. Then we talk about the LG G6 and how it might still retail modularity. The HTC Nexus follows as we hear about pricing and possible dates. Then we talk about the Huawei 7P, which could point to being the Google Nexus 7. We end today's show talking about the iPhone 7 event. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Stylish Michael Kors smartwatches now available for $350 and up, $95 activity trackers too - Don’t lose hope for modular LG G6, company spokesman says - It ...

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    We've spent the last couple of years, to a certain degree complaining, about an Apple that has lost its mojo. The Cupertino we knew got lost for a bit with iterative iPhone updates, and a few gimmicks here in there in the last few iPhone and Apple Watch releases. The effects of this were clearly seen in the company seeing the first decline in iPhone sales in history over the last two quarters. Apple clearly got the memo though, as today's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus announcement have shown us that the bold Apple of years past should not be written off as the innovator of the past. We even ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Motorola G4 Play, and some of the deals you can take advantage of at Amazon. Google follows as we learn more details of the Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL. Huawei is next as we now hear that there is a possible Nexus 7 successor in the works. The iPhone 7 then takes the stage as we hear that it'll have video capabilities you'll struggle to find on regular cameras. We end today's show talking about about the LG V20 and its announcement. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Motorola opens Moto G4 Play US pre-orders at $150, ...

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