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    Matching the words AT&T with unboxing has historically never been good, but it seems that somebody finally got the memo. For years the whole concept of an unboxing experience has been ignored by AT&T, and for reasons I've never understood. That first impression of any expensive product is everything, and we're glad to see things continue to change for a device this important. The new Samsung Galaxy S7 is probably one of the most anticipated phones of the year, and this time it's not just marketing hype. Watch our full unboxing video as we go through our initial experience.

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the probable launch dates for the LG G5 in certain regions. Then we discuss the future AMOLED iPhone, and the fact that it might get larger. HTC is next as we hear that the plan for an HTC Nexus will last for a few years. Samsung then follows with camera sensor variances, in addition to battery life complaints. We end today's show talking about the Galaxy S7 pre-order performance, something that didn't surprise much. All this and more after the break. Stories: - LG begins sharing dates for G5 retail availability - Apple’s first OLED iPhone ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals that Google just published in order to expand your software library. Then we discuss other deals to hardware, this time with the Google Chromecast audio. Deals even extend as far as to the HTC One A9, which just found a good price drop. Then we talk about the Huawei P9 as we hear that it might be announced soon. We end today's show talking about the serious gap in performance between the Samsung Galaxy S7 with a Snapdragon 820, and the one with the Exynos 8890. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Expand your ...

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    We recently reviewed the Huawei Honor 5X, and found it to be a stylish solution for its $199 price. However, Huawei is bringing more phones to North America, providing shoppers more options at a wider variety of price tiers. The GX8 is an unlocked variation of the international G8, and it sells for $100 more than the Honor 5X.What might we expect for that price difference? We know this internal hardware really well by now. The performance we should expect from a Qualcomm 616, 2GB of RAM, and a 3,000mAh battery shouldn't be much of a surprise. There are other ways to refine a phone though. ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Oppo's event for the new R9 and R9 Plus. Then we discuss Samsung's current status with Samsung Pay, even if not positive at all. OnePlus follows as the company has decided to play it smart with installment plans for the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X. Google follows as the company continues removing limitations for Project Fi. We end today's show talking about the HTC 10 and some of the new leaks we've found when it comes to color options. All this and more after the break. Stories: - OPPO R9 and R9 Plus officially scheduled for March 17 Beijing ...

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    After years of neglect, Facebook is finally porting over a new Instagram Beta app for Windows 10 Mobile phones. This is one of the first major iOS apps to be converted for fans of live tiles and Cortana, but Facebook did not use Microsoft's Project Islandwood tools to make the migration. Instead, Instagram developers used their own in-house Osmeta software. We know Beta apps comes with some level of instability, but is this port ready to handle your photo social networking? No... No it is not... It's not ready at all... Here's our first look at the new Instagram Beta for Windows 10 Mobile. ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Amazon's announcement of some new Echo speaker options. Then we talk about Samsung's new partnership with Six Flags to now give you some Gear VR love on the roller coaster. Samsung is also next, though this time we discuss some of the precautions the Galaxy S7 will take when charging if the phone is wet. Google's Android N follows, as this time we notice that the settings menu might bring some new benefits. We end today's show talking about the HTC Nexus, as we hear of pressure-sensitive displays making the cut. All this and more after the ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily a we talk about the recent T-Mobile deals that now offer the LG G4 at an insane price tag. Then the topic shifts to Sony as we learn of possible features that won't reach the Xperia X and Xperia X Performance. HTC follows as more One M10 teasers claim that we will discover the company's obsession. Apple's iPhone 7s follows as we hear more about a possible OLED display making the cut. We end todays show talking about Google's recent testing of a new mobile payments service called Hands Free. All this and more after the break. Stories: - T-Mobile LG G4 now down ...

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    The glow of MWC 2016 is fading, and we've shared our early reactions to the new devices announced. Did Samsung build an unbreakable phone? Will anyone actually buy the LG G5? Plenty of people pre-ordered the HTC Vive, which is a good thing considering the M10's first teaser vid was a dud. Are folks game to play with a new voice assistant? Soundhound thinks you'll be impressed with their new helper. We've been hard at work covering news stories and prepping for the next generation of phone reviews. We recently started a new series of videos delving deeper into tech explanations and ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about some of the new deals for the Moto X Pure Edition. Then we discuss the recent sales figures of the HTC Vive, as it seems the company exceeded its own expectations. Google I/O is next as the company has made more event details public today. Oppo follows as it seems that the new R9 and R9 Plus will see a possible launch very soon. We end todays show talking about certain features that might not make it to the Samsung Galaxy S7. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Moto X Pure Edition 64GB available for $400 ($100 off) from B&H - ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Samsung Galaxy S7 units that have already been delivered to T-Mobile customers. Samsung is next as we watch some of the ads that the company is using to promote its new Galaxy S7 Edge. Then we talk about the Microsoft HoloLens and its price tag for developers. Google follows as the company's store begins preparation for a VR world. We end today's show talking about a recent Google Ad that silently teases the death of the App Tray. All this and more after the break. Stories: - The T-Mobile Galaxy S7, delivered - Samsung gets Lil Wayne, William ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the launch of the HTC Vive pre-orders, in addition to what to expect from HTC priorities. Then we talk about the LG G5 Lite, as it seems that the company had more plans up its sleeve. Samsung follows as we notice that the Galaxy S7 doesn't follow the same branding scheme across the world. Apple is next with the iPhone SE, and no we didn't forget the 5 in the name. We end today's show talking about Tim Cook's teaser on what to expect for the Apple Car. All this and more after the break. Stories: - HTC Vive pre-orders are live – so which VR ...

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    This was a big show. Rolling 360° video bots roamed the crowded grounds of Barcelona. Windows had a blitz of new products and they all didn't come from Microsoft. Alcatel loses its (One)Touch while Sony puts the Xperia Z line to snooze. Oh yeah, there are those two big phones we're talking about in the headline. You read it, didn't you? Or have you been hiding under a rock from the rumor surge leading up to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. Well, whatever the case, prepare to learn a lot more than you've already found in hands-on videos and develop a sense of cynicism ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the news regarding Huawei and Leica working together to reinvent the smartphone camera. Then Microsoft follows as we hear of how Project Astoria for Windows 10 and Android is now a thing from the past. HTC is next as the company is rumored to bring limited storage to the One M10, even though it just teased a great camera. Apple then takes the stage with analysts predicting what to expect from the iPhone 5se. We end today's show talking about the iPad Air future, as the name might not follow the current trend. All this and more after the break. ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Sony's official plan to retire the Xperia Z line-up. Then Samsung is next with the launch of the new Charm wearable at MWC. Then we discuss the official HTC One M10 teaser, and what we can expect. Spotify and Google follow as we learn of how both companies are working together. We end today's show as we talk about the sketches of the iPhone 5se, and what we can expect. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Sony goes official with flagship family retirement: ‘The Xperia Z line has reached its culmination’ - Samsung Charm wearable ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new Microsoft Hub keyboard for Android, and what it can do. Then we discuss the winners of awards for MWC 2015 (yes 2015) as we se it's the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Surface Pro 4. Fitbit is next as it seems that the company is not selling as well as it was. LG follows as we hear that you can restore the App Tray though a simple trick. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Microsoft Hub Keyboard for Android packs powerful shortcuts, clipboard tools - Galaxy S6 Edge named best 2015 smartphone at MWC, Surface Pro 4 wins tablet ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G, and its launch in the US. Oppo follows as we hear of some of its new technology to reach its smartphones very soon. Bill gates is next as we hear his perspective on the Apple and iPhone 5c encryption issue. Then we talk about the HTC One M10 and some of the recent leaks. We end today's show talking about the new Sony Xperia X, and how it will affect the future of a Sony Xperia Z6. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G goes up for pre-orders at AT&T and Verizon - OPPO phones ...

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    Last year Samsung focused on making their phones "pretty" at the expense of features like a removable battery, MicroSD card expansion, and water resistance. In answering user criticisms, two of those three lifestyle features will be returning for the Galaxy S7. With all of the crowds surrounding displays on the MWC 2016 show floor, it's difficult to get up close and personal with every device, but Samsung reps gave us a short private tour so we could go hands on with their newest flagship phones. Thankfully they remembered to bring a small fountain, so we could observe the IP68 water ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about our coverage of MWC 2016 so far, including the Galaxy S7 and LG G5. Then we talk about T-Mobile and Sprint, and their offers to get the Galaxy S7. Nokia follows as we get some sad news on when to expect a new smartphone. We later move to the San Bernardino iPhone case, and learn of more progress and evolution. We end today's show talking about the HTC Vive, its price tag and availability. All this and more after the break. Stories: - MWC 2016 - T-Mobile and Sprint detail their uber-attractive Samsung Galaxy S7 offers - Nokia is in no rush to ...

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    Our Jaime Rivera is a very perceptive one, indeed. Samsung was able to get away with keeping a lot of what made the Galaxy S6 within the Galaxy S7 this year: rounded corners, better silicon, sensors and specs and a whole bunch of run-up to it all. That, in itself, is what gives the chaebol the upper hand over Apple from the outset in our comparison of the Galaxy S7 and the iPhone 6s. Both phones are water-resistant, the S7's more officially so. The larger, more resolute, versatile and colorful screen is on the S7. It's not out of mind as Apple's 3D Touch feature is. Built-in storage comes ...

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    Would the two phones harmonize with one another? Perhaps they'd come along to the tune of the Avett Brothers' "Live and Die"? You and I, we're the same. Live and die, we're the same. Actually, the chorus does have a harmony, now that we think about it. But they're not the same, as much as they look it. For one, the edges found on the S6 are more rounded on the the S7. The Galaxy S7 can be seen in freshwater, down to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes, while the Galaxy S6 has to stay on terra firma. That's the power of an IP68 rating. Better battery life and the microSD card slot makes a return on ...

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    This is about the only context where putting a cap over a cover makes a lick of sense. Samsung seems to be making a lot of it in general this year with its debut of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge along with the Gear 360. Another product to get the mobile photo buffs out in the world all giddy is the Galaxy S7 Lens Cover. It comes in the form of a rather plain case that subtly invokes a camera grip to really seal the aesthetic deal. The actual lenses that go along into the threaded socket on the S7's camera? They pin down two viewing extremes: a telephoto lens and a fisheye one. And they ...

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    When you stick with a certain design year-over-year, you get a few certain advantages. Samsung knew it had to take the time to make the changes it knew had to happen from the Galaxy S6 line of flagships. According to Michael Fisher, it did. The Galaxy S7 retains last year's glassy metallic slab, but the curved backplate a la Note 5 makes a difference in the hand. It can also handle a pool just fine, thank you, with its IP68 resistance rating. We've been talking about a split of processing power up to this launch event: some countries will see an S7 with a Snapdragon 820 while others will ...

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    Fewer seams make for a better impression, it seems. The Galaxy S7 edge actually lost a few edges when making its transmogrification from the Galaxy S6 edge. That means that picking up this slightly larger phone will definitely leave you a different thought about how you would go about carrying this 5.5-inch phone. The aluminium rim gets shrunken as the back now also curves up to meet the front-facing panel that does the major curving. All in all, the rough places have been made smoother and the S7 edge's profile ends up being like a lozenge. The rest of the phone probably also goes down ...

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    This show floor comparison would rather be a statement of contrasts. The LG G5 was characterised as the V10's successor as opposed to staying within the G-series bloodline. It's thusly that we get not a plastic chassis nor one that can get leatherized, but one of maddening metallurgy that allows for cell antennas to work the magic they do. The darn back cover doesn't exist anymore (it's just part of the body), but storage is still expandable and the battery is still replaceable. Well, the whole bottom part of the G5 is replaceable. We talk more about that here. The G5 shrinks down from ...

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