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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the launch of the new Kindle Oasis. Then we discuss some of the new enhancements reaching USB Type C. Android N follows as the new developer preview now brings bug fixes, Vulkan, and more. Then we talk about AT&T and some odd developments with the HTC 10. We end today's show talking about the recent leaks of the iPhone 7. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Super-thin Amazon Kindle Oasis launches with its own charging cover - USB type-C gains ability to securely verify certified cables and devices - Android N developer preview ...

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    You won't find a more in-depth examination of a phone camera anywhere else online... Many companies have tried producing phones with dual cameras. HTC for example has played with both 3D and depth camera sensors on various EVOs and M8's. Instead of depth information or color accuracy, LG's approach is to offer two completely different cameras and separate shooting modes. One camera has a standard field of view which is very similar to the G4 it replaces. A 16MP camera, 1/2.6" sensor, 28mm equivalent focal length and an f/1.8 aperture. The other camera is an extreme wide angle shooter. An ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how LG's Friends are now open for third-parties. Then we talk about some recent changes that Google brings to its accessibility features. Samsung follows as the company teases the future number of Android N in a leak. Then we get details on the Snapdragon 823, and when we can expect it. We end today's show talking about the HTC 10, its pre-orders, and our first impressions. All this and more after the break. Stories: - LG invites developers to create their own G5 add-on modules (with a catch or two) - Android goes hands-free as Google opens ...

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    If you don't know why the term "ghetto" is socially unacceptable as a descriptive term (to say the least), perhaps you should look into our Further Reading link. Sprint looked to no one before publishing one of its videos from the Listening Tour that CEO Marcelo Claure is conducting across the nation. The order of any given clip would be for Claure to ask his panel about words that came to mind when mentioning a carrier. The clip in question came down to this one woman who said: Oh my god, the first word that came to my head was ... ghetto. The executive nods his head and says "yes," ...

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    According to HTC, smartphones reached an inflection point about two years ago. Innovation is somewhat dead, and it wants to battle that with this year’s flagship. according to the company, 10 is a magical number. It represents the perfect score. The number used by the best soccer players, and more. 10 is about perfection, and that´s what the company sought out with the HTC 10. During our recent briefing the company explained how its new flagship may look similar to past iterations, but is far from it. Watch our full hands-on video as we discuss more.

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about one of the best deals for a smartwatch on eBay at the moment. Then we discuss the Apple Watch 2, mainly regarding rumors and a possible change in design. Then we focus on the HTC 10 Lifestyle, another unit we could probably look forward to tomorrow. The new Amazon Kindle follows as we hear that this new e-reader being dubbed "Oasis" will be incredibly thin. We end today's show talking about the Samsung Galaxy Note 6, and the possible Iris Scanner that might make the cut. All this and more after the break. Stories: - The ultimate Android Wear ...

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    Back in February when we were briefed by LG, the company claimed the main inspiration for the G5 was, quote on quote "to wake up our play instinct" and end the boredom surrounding smartphones lately. The era of experimentation ended in 2007, and the market is currently in desperate need for a shake up. Whether LG has achieved that goal has been a major topic for debate and controversy over the last few weeks, and it's now time to reach our final thoughts and conclusions. Innovation is hard to come by these days. Ever since the first iPhone launch, competitors have stopped experimenting, ...

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    Not our usual camera showdown, but the folks at Oppo describe the new F1 Plus as a "selfie expert" phone. While rear mounted cameras are usually higher quality, and are the preferred tools for most people when we discuss mobile content creations, we can't deny the selfie phenomenon. There's a distinct smartphone consumer who might never use that rear camera, but depends on a front camera to capture their important moments. The F1 Plus is a curious beast for us smartphone camera snobs. The rear camera is a fairly traditional 13MP shooter, but the front camera is a 16MP monster capable of ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Google Nexus 5X deals in case you want to try Project Fi. Then we talk about the new HTC 10 and some of the leaks we discovered in photos. We continue with HTC, but then with a teaser of what to expect for its battery life. Then we talk about the second-generation Apple Watch and when we can expect it. We end today's show talking about Yahoo, and who wants to acquire the company. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Nexus 5X still $199 with a Project Fi subscription until May 8 - New hands-on shot shows off HTC 10 in white - HTC ...

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    When it comes to choosing the right smartphone this year, companies like Samsung and LG could not have made it more complicated. Samsung and LG are both in very different stages with their respective flagship offerings. Last year Samsung was experimenting with metal and glass on the Galaxy S6, and LG decided to play it safe with the G4. Today the tables have turned. Samsung has now decided to refine what it started, while LG has decided to boldly go where no smartphone has gone in a while. As a result we’re left with a very difficult comparison since one product is naturally at a better ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent news regarding the hacked iPhone 5C in the FBI case. Then we discuss how Google might be considering Apple's code language for Android. The Samsung Galaxy S7 then takes the stage as we hear of Samsung's earnings thanks to its new flagship. HTC is next as we get new information that involves OIS on the selfie camera. We end today's show talking about the possible Moto X 2016 and a fingerprint scanner. All this and more after the break Stories: - Apple can rest easy: FBI hack won’t work on modern iPhone - Could Google be eying ...

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    I'll be honest, the song tries too hard to imitate K-pop by using tropes that would better fit different voices. I mean, give me either EXID or Perfume any given day, but don't fault the six-member act lyrical school for trying. Especially don't hate on the A Million Miles video production: it's a fantastic concept that doesn't necessarily "hack" or "take over" your phone so much as exploit all of iOS's features for your visual pleasure. The group's new song, "RUN and RUN," runs through a fast 3:48 inside an iPhone 6s and emulates every bit of the interface to deliver lyrics and dancing ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent announcement of the Huawei P9 and P9 Pus. Apple follows as it seems that the company is already running out of stock for the iPhone SE. Patens of a Samsung Gear Blink also made the feeds, and yes, it's as ridiculous as its name. Then we discuss some changes that could come to iOS and its App Store approach. We end today's show talking about the new HTC Camera teasers. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Huawei launches dual-Leica-camera P9 and P9 Plus - Apple seems to have missed iPhone SE demand - Patent and trademark ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the free Galaxy Game Pack available for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Then we discuss the recent trademark for the LG G5 SE. Foxconn follows as we learn why the company acquired Sharp. Amazon is next as we hear of what to expect from a new Kindle lineup to come. We end today's show talking about leaks of the iPhone 7 and its dual camera. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Free Galaxy Game Pack for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge gets fully detailed - LG G5 SE name trademarked, because why not? - Foxconn investing $1.8 billion for ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Samsung's current sales figures for the Galaxy S7. Then we talk about Samsung's foldable smartphone plans, which now seem to include a tablet. LG is next as the G5 controversy was recently addressed by the company. Then we talk about the iPhone SE and how much the device has sold since launch. We end today's show talking about the HTC 10, and how the company continues to tease what to expect. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Samsung said to have shipped 9.5 million Galaxy S7 units in just three weeks - Foldable 7 to 5-inch Samsung ...

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    Classifying the iPhone SE is proving more difficult than we might have imagined. It's Apple's entry level iPhone option, but pricing is mid-pack in North America, and some of the tech on tap is top tier. While the design is a recycle from the iPhone 5S, the SE represents one of the more exciting moves from Apple of late. Instead of relying on older phones to fill in price gaps in the iPhone line up, this phone was purpose built to offer a less expensive, but still premium solution to price conscious shoppers. It also shows that Apple has learned from the abysmal failure which was the ...

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    In the honeymoon phase, first impressions are everything, but just like certain relationships are more complex, some smartphones should never be judged by just one video. The LG G5 is unlike any other smartphone we’ve reviewed in years. The last time modular design was popular was more than a decade ago with the COMPAQ iPAQ, and at a time when smartphones have begun to get boring, the G5 is a breath of fresh air. Instead of having to choose between great design or expandability, LG tries to solve both with the G5, and this is both good and bad. Watch our first impressions video as we go ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals that Motorola is offering, even if on April Fools. Then we discuss Sony and the sad news of some internal changes the company is going through. Then we hear of a new HTC 10 mini in the works very soon. Apple follows as more tear downs show us that the iPhone SE isn't easy to tear apart. We end today's show talking about the good and the bad from the LG G5 launch. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Motorola offers sweet new deals on second and third-gen X, Droid Turbo 2 for a few more hours - Sony US smartphone ...

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    Right after the UPS guy left yesterday, FedEx stopped by with another package I was eagerly anticipating. Yes, I was up at 3am pre-ordering this new iPad Pro, and no, I didn’t just do it for the review. I’ve spent two years waiting for this tablet, and it’s finally time to open it up. Apple ignored the 9.7-inch form factor that made its tablet lineup famous, in favor for a larger and more TV-like variant. It was only a matter of time before the company realized that standard sized iPads are always the way to go, and if you're willing to add some Pro features to it, it would just give ...

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    The iPhone SE still has that new car smell. We just recently unboxed the phone and shared our first impressions, but what have we learned about it during the first day of use?Apple's mini-mid-ranger is checking a lot of the right boxes, and doing so while making a pretty compelling price argument. Sure, the screen is smaller and lower resolution than many people might be used to since the iPhone 6, but pairing that screen with the A9 processor and 12MP camera from the iPhone 6S makes for a snappy and powerful gadget. First day of battery life? Early audio impressions? Design? Ergonomics? ...

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    The iPhone SE is a curious little beastie. Apple recycled the chassis from the four inch screened iPhone 5S, including the same Retina resolution, and then packed in the top of the line A9 processor and 12MP camera from the flagship iPhone 6S. On paper, this seems like it should be really to explain and categorize, but this is only Apple's second attempt at building a new phone specifically for the mid range market. In years past, Apple would simply reduce the price of the one and two year old iPhones when releasing a new phone.The SE manages to disrupt Apple's pricing strategy, but ...

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    Like that best friend you haven't seen all year, so is the UPS guy that brings your LG G5 to the front door. The LG G5 is definitely unlike any other smartphone we've seen this year. The company not only continues its legacy of expandability, but has done so in a design unlike any other that we've seen in the smartphone world to date. From addressing the horrible antenna lines we see everywhere else with a neat little trick we'll discuss later, to offering expandability in every dimension without compromising in design, and that dual camera at the back is something we can't wait to test. ...

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    Audio is a mission critical feature for many smartphone consumers. Listening to music, podcasts, movie and game audio, or simply taking phone calls, good audio hardware can make a huge difference in how you might enjoy those various audio activities. While we're looking to cover the audio hardware in our phones with more in depth testing, it's also important to look at what audio devices you're connecting to your phone. Picking a good pair of ear buds can be almost as important as selecting which phone will drive those ear buds. Headphones are an incredibly personal purchase. What one ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent news of Foxconn acquiring a fraction of Sharp. Then we discuss the iPhone SE as Apple seems to have sold decently so far. Apple follows as the company has just partnered with the MLB to make use of the iPad Pro. Then the HTC 10 follows as we can now use photos to compare color options. We end today's show talking about how LG is betting on a modular future. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Foxconn buys Sharp for a fraction of the price discussed just last month - Slice: iPhone SE sales, while small, continue Android ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how the Justice Department finally decided to leave Apple without responsibility in the iPhone 5C vs FBI case. Apple then follows as the company has now pushed iOS 9.3 after some fixes needed. Then we talk about Instagram and how its polarizing changes have found a halt. T-Mobile follows with leaks regarding a possible data-sms only service. We end today's show talking about a NJ bill that could get you in trouble over walking and glancing at your phone. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Justice Department lets Apple off the hook: ...

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