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    CES 2016 was proof that a lot of companies are out to build wearables that do fitness to a certain degree. Some of these are good enough to solve some needs, but the fact of the matter is that most are still experimenting. Serious fitness requires a little more of the things that are proven to already work, and never have we seem a more holistic approach to fitness than with the Under Armour HealthBox, made by HTC. See, most trackers can do a decent job at being just that, Trackers. But if you’re the type that is either starting out or is already invested in the fitness life style, you ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how WhatsApp has now removed fees for users to start using it. Then Samsung follows as we hear of new tweaks to the Galaxy Note 5 that avoid issues with the S Pen. LG follows as we hear that the LG G5 will change its design dramatically. HTC follows as we hear that the company might spin off its Vive program as a separate business. We end today's show talking about how HTC might return to the Nexus arena. All this and more after the break. Stories: - WhatsApp removes subscription fees effective immediately, no ads coming either - Samsung ...

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    If you’re like me and you grew up with a Casio on your wrist, you might have also wished the company one day decided to make a modern smartwatch, until they did. The company has been under the radar for quite some time now, sticking to what worked a few decades ago, all the time letting other companies take charge of the smartwatch market.  It's important to point out that Casio is pretty much the pioneer of the classic old smartwatch from back in the day, with calculator watches, to the old Data Banks that we all drooled for when we were kids. Those days are over though as the company ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Windows Bridge for iOS, and what Microsoft is doing to bring new developers. Sony is next as we hear that the Xperia Z5 will launch in the US without some features. Apple follows as it seems the company has finalized its negotiations with Samsung for an OLED iPhone. LG follows as we hear of the next flagship the company might bring to MWC. We end today's show talking about how Samsung has lost market share this year. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Windows Bridge for iOS app testing tool nears launch, asks for submissions - ...

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    It’s been nearly a year since we first tried HTC and Valve’s game-changing VR headset. In the time since, it’s gotten a new name and better hardware, plus rumors of a hefty price tag to go with its four-month delivery delay. But despite the challenges, the Vive Pre still delivers the best virtual reality experience we've seen yet. We went hands-on with the new visor on our last day at CES 2016 and our entire ground team got to put their faces in Valve's virtual world; check out the video below for a taste of what we saw. (In the mood to read instead of view? For a full write-up of ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we discuss Microsoft's official news regarding its Build conference, in addition to more news on Windows 10 Mobile updates. Then we talk about some new improvements to the Google Cardboard SDK that favor audio. Samsung is next as we learn of the progress with its 14NM chip architecture for the Snapdragon 820. Apple follows as we hear that the company might be interested in acquiring Time Warner. We end today's show talking about how the iPhone is now outselling the PC. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Registration for Microsoft Build 2016 ...

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    Update: The podcast is available for direct download on this page right now! It'll also be hitting the RSS feeds (ergo, your podcatcher) at 3:00am ET on January 17. Enjoy! The comfortable Airbnb with the log burning in the fireplace is gone, as are the dry sandwiches and free coffee of the press room. We're back in our respective cities following the crazy hallway podcasting days of CES 2016, most of us wiser, all of us older, and at least one of us with a big 'ole post-Vegas beard. And now that you're caught up with where we're sitting ... we're gonna catch you up with what's new in ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's price drop on the Nexus 5X and Huawei Watch. Then we discuss LG's teasers of a possible LG G5 to come for MWC. Apple is next as we learn about the new 3D Touch features that will come to the iPhone 6s with iOS 9.3. Lenovo follows as the company seems invested in devices like the Moto G and Moto E. We end today's show talking about the Apple Watch 2 and when we can expect it. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Google drops Nexus 5X pricing; will the Nexus 6P follow? - Google isn’t ready to discount Nexus 6P, but you can ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we discuss the recent announcement of the Google I/O dates for 2016. Then we talk about how T-Mobile stands behind downgrading video quality on its network. Nokia is next as we get the first leaked images of a possible Nokia smartphone. Lenovo is next as we hear about the company's plans for Motorola in the near future. We end today's show talking about an Apple patent that teases better audio quality for the iPhone 7. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Google sets late May date for I/O 2016: what can we expect? - John Legere offers “apology” ...

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    As is the case every year, CES is the place to be when it comes to seeing the latest and greatest trends. The oddity this year though, is that most of these didn't really have to do with mobile devices. In most cases smartphone OEMs have now taken the task of having their own shows, and then we see tablets on decline, and a lot of experimentation in the wearable market. CES 2016 was particularly notorious for this, and leaving more questions than answers over the future that we'll see in products over the next year. Watch our warp-up of CES 2016 as we discuss the hottest products that we ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we discuss how AT&T has decided to bring back unlimited data, sort of. Then we focus on Sony and a possible new Xperia to come, or at least a new color. Samsung follows as rumors claim that there will be a Galaxy S7 Edge in regular size. Then we talk about the iPhone mini, which now will claim a new name it seems. We end today's show talking about HTC's plans to bet everything it can on VR. All this and more after the break. Stories: - AT&T brings back unlimited data with horrible bundle deal - Sony teases new Xperia announcement; new color, or ...

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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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    What's there to a name anymore? Just a letter and a number and you're all set, right? Well, each unit kinda sorta really matters. In this case, LG has decided to bump off the "L" and "F" letters for its mid-range models this year and is adding something more than just a "V" to its vocabulary: K. What's up with the K7 and K10? Well, both have pretty middling specs, but modernized design standards. And if you or someone you know is looking for a decent phone in 2016 on a tight budget, you might want to consider at least the K7 for T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Find out more in our hands-on video ...

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    While Martian's offerings in the smartwatch world do look a tad alien to what we consider the norm, they have their own ways of doing what many consider to be the job of a smartwatch — deliver notifications to you and help you spend less time with your phone. The Martian Notifier was close to being our favorite Pebble/Apple Watch/Android Wear alternative just short of the Runcible — but that thing hasn't even come out yet. And the company's now expanding upon its concept of merging a traditional watchface with a single-line display. This year at CES, the company's bifurcating its ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how AT&T and Sprint have both decided to end 2 year contracts. Then we talk about HTC, the pink One A9, and the company's terrible sales results. Then we discuss Samsung, another company that didn't meet it goals, but is far better economically. Then we talk about Motorola and the availability of the Moto 360 Sport on retail. We end today's show talking about the end of Motorola, now known as Moto by Lenovo. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Sprint and AT&T end two-year contracts today - HTC One A9 takes iPhone 6s copying ...

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    These smart glasses will not get you kicked out of a theater. At least immediately. Carl Zeiss makes glass for cameras big and small (think Lumia) and has been doing so for time eternal. But it's 2016 and in the world of interconnected thingamajiggers with the slow-moving elephant of Google Glass, there's no more getting by just making glasses anymore. You have to innovate. That means being able to project apps and augmented reality elements to the glasses and then — this one's important — make sure that the technology you use to do all of that with can be used on any pair of ...

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    A bit of tangential nostalgia for you: on the last episode of first iteration of the television show Call For Help from the old ZDTV-turned-TechTV network, there was a segment called Cat's Clicks where co-host Cat Schwartz gave an interesting "click-to." There was a last minute addition to the segment: a pair of custom-molded earphones from Ultimate Ears that cost about $500. Today, Ultimate Ears's product line consists of three Bluetooth speakers. That was some 12 years ago. At CES 2016, an Indiegogo project called Decibullz attempts to fill the niche of the fit-to-your-lugs earbuds ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we discuss Motorola's recent deals on both the Moto X and Moto 360. Nextbit is next as the company is sending good news to early backers of the Robin. Huawei follows with the Mate 8, as we get news on how many devices have sold as of yet. Samsung follows, this time because we're tipped on when to expect the first foldable devices this year. We end today's show talking about the iPhone 7 and a possible dual-camera module. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Motorola offers solid discounts on Moto X Pure Edition + Moto 360 bundles - Nextbit Robin to ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent announcement of Oculus Rift pricing. Then we discuss the new Casio Android Wear smartwatch and how it changes Android Wear. HTC follows as the company clarifies that the company's headquarters aren't going anywhere. Twitter is next as rumors point to a more convenient service coming soon. We end today's show talking about the rumors that Apple is shrinking orders for the iPhone 6s. All this and more after the break Stories: - Oculus Rift pre-orders finally open at $600, but you’d better hurry - Casio smartwatch details arrive: ...

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    If you're into Iggy Azalea songs of yesteryear (who the heck isn't, am I right?), you'll notice that we've been getting a little fancy up in this place. Huawei first classed up its Huawei Watch for women, now Samsung is putting some classic touches on its Gear S2 Classic. If you're familiar with our coverage — which includes a full review of the Gear S2 — you'll find spare change to the internal specs, if any at all. You're also going to see the same knurled and rotatable bezel as you have before on the Classic. Not the same, though, are these finishes — and if you read the title of ...

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    Samsung wants to put out professional-grade tablets to the market and it wants people to buy them. This year, that means kicking out its Android and TouchWiz and moving in full-blown Windows 10. The Samsung TabPro S steps away from the ATIV and Galaxy Tab brands to launch into what seems to be a very crowded field these CES days: versatile Windows tablets. A 6.3mm-thick magnesium alloy chassis holds in a 5,200mAh battery, 4GB of RAM, a solid state drive (128GB or 256GB) and an Intel Core M3 processor. Not bad on most counts, but further review is required on our end. With the Super AMOLED ...

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    After being China's darling debutante in mobile last year, we already see the LeTV hardware brand making headway around Asia. It's now kicking down the doors of the United States with a new league of smartphone and a new chipset from Qualcomm. Let's be clear: the LeTV Max Pro, while being ostentatious in its promotions, its name and its presence (a 6.3-inch quad HD screen will do for "big"), will be somewhat different coming to the United States than the Chinese model we had our hands on today. That said, many of the internals like the Snapdragon 820, 4GB of RAM, a rear camera packing in ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent collaboration from HTC and Under Armour in the fitness department. Then we discuss the new Fitbit Blaze, as the company started adding good looks to its product. Huawei follows as the company has made a bevy of announcements for CES 2016. Apple is next as suppliers claim that the iPhone 7 will not include a a headphone jack. We end today's show talking about how the Galaxy S7 might gain some Galaxy Note 5 looks. All this and more after the break. Stories: - HTC and Under Armour announce UA HealthBox - Stylish Fitbit Blaze smart ...

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    It's a mouthful of a title, but it's mouthful of a tablet. And an earful. And ... well, you'll see. CES 2016 has been an interesting space for Huawei to extend its branches. It announced a couple of phones and a couple of smartwatches, but it also announced a tablet. A premium design tablet. Color us shocked. Want more premium? How about some iPad Pro-esque speakers? Four of them, with harmon/kardon enhancements. It's not a surprise Huawei's pushing this aspect center stage. And why not, throw on an digitized stylus, too: that M-Pen might just be perfect for some limited split-screen ...

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    Update: We have learned that the "Jewel" model case size is 44mm, to fit the cubic zirconia crystals onto the case. For people who deign to accessorize, you're probably male and don't care too much about details. Hey, some of us at Pocketnow are guilty, too. But for jet-setting, tech-savvy women who want to join in on this smartwatch revolution, your attention may come to bangles, the Apple Watch (because Apple), or the Gear S2. If you've been looking for some Android Wear watch options specifically, well, they've been hard to come by. That is, until the Huawei Watch for Women showed up at ...

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