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iPhone 6s DSLR-like camera, HTC Sense on Android 5.0, Moto Keylink & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new Motorola Keylink, and how this competes with existing alternatives. Then we talk about the HTC One M8 for Windows and its arrival to T-Mobile. Then we talk about HTC Sense 6 and how it will look on top of Android 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung follows as we learn about some new smartphone design plans for the future. We end today’s show talking about the next-generation iPhone, and how it might bring a new DSLR-type camera to the market.All this and more after the break.Stories:-

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Leaked images show a new 5-inch Windows Phone in the works

Even though Microsoft has made some significant leaps with Windows Phone 8.1, and even Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, there is still one piece missing in the puzzle. This is the most mature version of the company’s operating system, but with the added irony of very little hardware being launched to showcase what … Continue reading » The post Leaked images show a new 5-inch Windows Phone in the works appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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iPhone 6 numbers, Carrier Nexus 6, Google Glass future & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Apple’s launch of iOS 8.1.1, and what that means for the legacy iOS lineup. Then we talk about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and how these both compare in sales. Sony follows as the Xperia Z4 is already starting to emerge in parts. Then we talk about Google and how the Nexus 6 will be stamped by carriers. We end today’s show talking about Google Glass and its expected grim future.All this and more after the break.Stories:- iOS 8.1.1 … Continue reading » The post iPhone 6 numbers, Carrier Nexus ...

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Android 5.0 Samsung, LG and Sony teasers, Microsoft Lumia event & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the first Microsoft Lumia event, even though we don’t expect a flagship. ASUS follows as we learn about the ZenWatch launch in the US. Samsung follows as we already learn details of the Galaxy Note 5 a full year away. Motorola then surprises us with another mid-ranger in plans. We end today’s show talking about the teasers we have of Android 5.0 Lollipop running on Galaxy phones, LG phones and Sony Xperia smartphones.All this and more after the break.Stories:-

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The first Microsoft Lumia gets announced next week

Microsoft told us on October 24 that we can, depending on what you feel, say goodbye to the Nokia Lumia, or be excited about the Microsoft Lumia, as the Redmond-based company is going through with its rebranding process of the (now Microsoft-owned) Finnish manufacturer’s Windows Phone line-up. With the same occasion, we were given hints that a smartphone is in the works, and on its way, and today, we’re getting solid confirmation.Behind the hashtag #MoreLumia lies a genuine teaser up on Nokia … Continue reading » The post The first Microsoft Lumia gets announced next week appeared first on Pocketnow. ...

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Google Nexus 6 sales, Apple Watch prices, Galaxy S6 & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Google Nexus 6 pre-orders, and how Google can’t meet demand. Then we talk about Motorola and its announcement of the Moto Maxx, but not for the markets that you think. HTC follows as we learn of the company’s plans to build its own tablet with HTC Sense. We then talk about Samsung and its plans for the Galaxy S6. We end today’s show talking about the Apple Watch, and some price tags you won’t believe.All this and more after the break.Stories:-

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LTE-enabled Nexus 9 gets an ETA

If you’re looking to pick up a Nexus 9, Google’s only too eager to ship one your way; both the 16GB and 32GB Nexus 9 are currently in stock, in either black or white (sorry, sand fans). At least, that’s the situation with the WiFi-only version of the tablet, and while that might cut it when you’ve got a smartphone to tether to, what if you’re craving the fully independent connectivity you only get with an LTE-capable tablet? Google hasn’t yet begun sales of the LTE-equipped … Continue reading » The post LTE-enabled Nexus 9 gets an ETA appeared first ...

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The Nexus 6 supported tap-to-wake, but it was disabled before the launch

The evolution of Android over the years has oftentimes been the direct result of nifty features of OEM skins. With the Android 5.0 release, Google produced a Motorola-esque Ambient Display mode, along with other things similar to what we’ve already seen on other phones. One of the features we’d have liked to seen carried over to stock is one that companies like LG and HTC have had for a while – tap-to-wake. And, if code commits to the Android Open Source Project are correct, then there was Nexus 6 tap-to-wake support once upon a time… except the device didn’t … ...

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Google reveals new features arriving in Play services 6.5

Last week we took a peek at some of the software Google was working on for Android Wear, checking out a leak that detailed the changes to come. While sharing that with you, we mentioned how the software also required a similarly not-yet-released version of the core Google Play services, version 6.5. Well, today Google’s ready to start making the latter available, detailing some of the important API … Continue reading » The post Google reveals new features arriving in Play services 6.5 appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Android Lollipop release, Nexus 9 review, Lumia 830 live unboxing | Pocketnow Weekly 121

Updated with timecodes and links to download and stream the high-quality audio version. As always, thanks for listening, and see you next week!The Android Lollipop release is finally here, and it’s the most beautiful thing that’s ever happened to Google’s mobile platform. We’ll talk about that with the assistance of some Nexus 9 review units in our Gadgets in Hand segment, and we’ll touch on when you can expect Lollipop to land on your device. Before that, though, it’s been a big week if you’re in the market for an Apple Watch or a Microsoft … Continue reading » The post Android ...

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Microsoft’s free Office for iOS and Android has a ton of restrictions

Yesterday we saw Microsoft make an aggressive move to capture the mobile productivity market, freeing all versions of its iOS and Android Office apps from the requirement for paid Office 365 subscriptions. While that sounded great on the surface, there were a few limitations, like how business users would still have to pay up for Office 365. We also heard at the time that certain features wouldn’t be available in the free version, like certain “advanced authoring, analysis, [and] … Continue reading » The post Microsoft’s free Office for iOS and Android has a ton of restrictions appeared first on ...

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Here’s what the HTC RE camera can do

Thanks to innovations like the GoPro, people are taking cameras into circumstances and situations that they’ve rarely gone before. As a result we’re getting to live life through they eyes of someone else. Now one of our favorite smartphone manufacturers has gotten into the game with the HTC RE.Last month HTC invited us to New York to get a first-hand look at the HTC RE and Pocketnow’s Michael … Continue reading » The post Here’s what the HTC RE camera can do appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Samsung planning foldable smartphones that bend in half

We now know that Samsung is planning on having 25 to 30 percent less smartphone models in its portfolio next year, but that doesn’t mean that the smartphones which will end up on the market will continue to be the same ones, in terms of form factor, that we’ve seen this year.Around this time last year, we’ve seen a Samsung roadmap detailing the planned evolution of the memory, processor, image … Continue reading » The post Samsung planning foldable smartphones that bend in half appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Huawei Ascend P8 rumors look to premium body materials

Last spring saw Huawei introduce the world to its Ascend P7 (above), a five-inch 1080p Android with quad-core KIRIN 910T SoC and a 13MP Sony camera. It was already an attractive enough smartphone, but then Huawei went and upped the ante a few months later, announcing a special edition P7 that swapped its Gorilla Glass 3 front panel for one made of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and replaced its rear glass with a ceramic … Continue reading » The post Huawei Ascend P8 rumors look to premium body materials appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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A moment of smartwatch clarity

We work with so much technology every day that sometimes it’s mind-boggling. At times you don’t even know how to feel about a product coming out. The Amazon Echo is one example – how am I supposed to feel about this thing. It sure looks cool but is it? Sometimes you have expectations about something. That was the case with me with smartwatches. I really, really wanted a smartwatch. And then I got one.I’ve been using the Moto 360 now for a couple of months. It’s really great tech, but as my rebuttal review headline read, it’s “flawed beauty”. There’s ...

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Motorola releases metal Moto 360 bands, including slim and champagne options

When Motorola announced the start of sales for the Moto 360, you could pick up the smartwatch in a couple different shades of stainless steel, each with its own leather strap option. What we didn’t get, though, were the promised metal straps, told that they’d be arriving sometime this fall, both as a default choice for new 360s and an accessory for already purchased models. Since then we’ve seen leaks indicating a possible November release, as well as a new color option, with the smartwatch … Continue reading » The post Motorola releases metal Moto 360 bands, including slim and ...

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Want to pre-order a Nexus 6? New stock incoming tomorrow

It really feels like the name of the game when it comes to the latest Nexus hardware is “limited availability.” Look no further than HTC’s Nexus 9 sale earlier today, which sold out faster than many shoppers had time to react. The Nexus 6 didn’t fare much better when its own pre-orders opened last week, with the smartphone hitting “out of inventory” status in just hours. We later heard that the supply problems with … Continue reading » The post Want to pre-order a Nexus 6? New stock incoming tomorrow appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Hot deals on the NYOP Game Design Bundle, wrap headphones, and more at the Pocketnow Deals Store

There are bargains galore at the Pocketnow Deals Store every single day.Today we highlight four such deals at prices that are pretty unbeatable. If these don’t happen to be your cup of tea, not to worry. There are tons more at the Pocketnow Deals Store.The Name Your Own Price Game Design BundleThe perfect opportunity to get into the video game development industry is here. The Name Your Own Price Game Design Bundle, available for a limited time at the … Continue reading » The post Hot deals on the NYOP Game Design Bundle, wrap headphones, and more at the Pocketnow ...

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