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Sony BSP60: far from your ordinary Bluetooth speaker (Video)

With as many products as are on display at MWC 2015, it can be tough to make your accessory stand out. Deliver something nice and functional, but with a cookie-cutter design, and you’re liable to find yourself quickly forgotten. But spruce things up with a little sound, a little light, and dare we say a little motion, and you’re well on your way to catching a few eyes. Sony’s doing all that at MWC this year, with its unabashedly cute “smart” Bluetooth speaker BSP60.Pairing over NFC and communicating via Bluetooth, the BSP60 is more than just a speaker. It cycles ...

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Huawei TalkBand B2 and N1: hands-on from MWC 2015 (Video)

At last year’s Mobile World Congress, Android Wear and the Apple Watch weren’t realities. That is to say, the wearables race at that point in time was nowhere near as heated as it has become now, and the devices themselves weren’t all that abundant. This year, though, all that changes. We saw Huawei launch its new Watch (which we thought was one of the hottest-looking Android Wear watches yet in

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Sony officially announces Xperia Z4 Tablet, the world’s thinnest 10-inch tablet

The announcements out of MWC in Barcelona are reaching a nonsensical level at this point, with HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 out of the way now, and Microsoft set to make its big reveal in just about an hour. Sony has taken this moment of a lull of sorts to reveal two new devices, one of them being its next flagship tablet. Meet the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, official as of right now.Sony says that the Z4 Tablet represents the perfection of mobile entertainment. There’s a bright 2K 10.1-inch display, as well as industry-leading battery life, and it’s ...

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We are live from MWC 2015 (Video)

Barcelona is a tad colder this time around than last year. Maybe it’s the weather, or the fact that we can’t wait to see all the goodies the companies have in store for us. This year’s MWC 2015 team has set a solid foot on the ground, with Michael Fisher, Jaime Rivera, and myself getting ready to bring you our usual coverage from the show floor.That, as always consists of hands-on, comparison, and feature videos, podcasts, bloopers, all the juicy stuff you’ve grown to love, helped by our news team back … Continue reading » The post We are live ...

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, Xperia Z4 Tablet leak in new pics

Sony has already shared its Xperia E4g mid-ranger, but it’s been looking like the company has still been holding onto a number of new devices for introduction at MWC itself. We’ve seen signs of an Xperia Z4 Tablet a couple times over the past few days, and today we get what may be our best look at the tablet to date, as well as check out a phone that sources claim is the upcoming Xperia M4 Aqua.That’s … Continue reading » The post Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, Xperia Z4 Tablet leak in new pics appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Galaxy S6 leaked photos, iPhone 6s RAM, Sony Xperia Z4 tablet & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about LG’s announcement regarding the G Flex 2’s global launch. Sony follows as the company accidentally leaks the Xperia Z4 tablet. Qualcomm then takes the stage as it teases the Snapdragon 810 on the HTC One M9. We then talk about Apple, Samsung and LG, specifically on a deal recently struck regarding RAM improvements. We end today’s show talking about Samsung and the first true leaked photos of the Galaxy S6.All this and more after the break.Stories:–

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MWC 2015 daily wrap-up: Day 3

At this point, it’s fair to say that much of the wind has left MWC’s sails. From a Sunday packed with pre-MWC launches, we’ve been seeing a steady dwindling-off of new high-profile hardware as the week unfolds, and by now if a manufacturer had something good to launch at the expo, it’s been launched. However, MWC isn’t over until tomorrow’s done, so we’re still out on the show floor looking to check in with devices we might have missed earlier, or taking the time to share with you some of the less show-stopping gadgets that are still worth a few ...

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Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard: hands-on (Video)

Microsoft’s MWC 2015 event brought us a couple new smartphones with the launches of the Lumia 640 and 640 XL, but it wasn’t just new handsets the company brought along to the show. In addition to those new Windows Phone models, we also saw Microsoft announce its latest cross-platform accessory, the aptly-named Universal Foldable Keyboard. Will its super-slim design convince you to give up on cramped on-screen virtual keyboards and return to your hardware-button roots? We went hands-on to check this … Continue reading » The post Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard: hands-on (Video) appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: hands-on (Video)

A few weeks back, it was anyone’s guess if Sony was actually going to bring new phones to MWC 2015. Rumors of the Xperia Z4 kept drifting further and further into the future, and our MWC attention instead started turning towards Sony’s tablet lineup. And with Sony launching phones like the Xperia E4 and E4g in the weeks before the conference, even if it did have any non-flagship models in the pipeline, would it have any left by the time the show rolled around? As it turns out, that answer is very much in the affirmative, and

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Take charge of your mobile device with the Power Vault 18,000mAh portable battery pack

Never run out of battery power on your mobile device again with the Power Vault, available at the Pocketnow Deals Store for a limited time.The Power Vault is an 18,000mAh portable battery pack. Simply charge the Power Vault before you leave home and use it to charge your mobile device’s battery when needed. With a total capacity of 18,000mAh, you can recharge an average smartphone several times over. You can even recharge most tablets at least 2 or 3 times with one fully charged … Continue reading » The post Take charge of your mobile device with the Power Vault ...

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Google pays big for control over .app domain names

The days when most everything online was a .net, .com, or .org site are long over, and today’s internet is awash in new TLDs – top-level domains. You’ve probably seen sites ending in .biz or .info, and the list of valid TLDs only continues to grow. As the organization behind the domain name system approves new TLDs for future use, companies are finding themselves engaged in bidding wars over just who gets to control them. This week, the ICANN has revealed the results of its latest TLD auction, with Google shelling out a metric boatload of money for responsibility over ...

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This year’s Nexus phone could come from an unlikely OEM

Look at the companies that have created Nexus-series smartphones to date: HTC, Samsung, LG, and now Motorola. All big names on the international market, and all familiar brands to smartphone shoppers in the West – particularly the US, on Google’s home turf. But now a new rumor suggests that Google could be thinking about going in a different direction for the manufacturer it partners with to build this year’s Nexus phone (which, since we clearly can’t call it the Nexus 7, has its name still up in the air), working with a Chinese OEM.The source doesn’t say just who … ...

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Garmin Fenix 3 GPS-enabled smartwatch: hands-on (Video)

One of the great things about the nascent wearables market, as more and more manufacturers churn-out product after product in an effort to find what works, is that we get to see a ton of variety in the product types released. Those range from the extremely simple to models that are practically a full-fledged smartwatch strapped to your wrist, with a huge amount of variation in between. We just looked at one of these non-traditional models with Cogito’s non-rechargeable watches, and now we’re … Continue reading » The post Garmin Fenix 3 GPS-enabled smartwatch: hands-on (Video) appeared first on Pocketnow. ...

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Google Play Store birthday sale offers ten-cent apps, media deals

We’ve spent the last couple days showing you a ton of new devices – and that’s not about to stop now. With all this high-end gear bombarding your senses, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed – and if you’re anything like us, you’re simultaneously wanting to own it all and also wondering how the hell you’re going to be able to afford all this brand new hardware. Just in the nick of time, Google’s got some fresh savings coming our way, all in the name of celebrating three years of the Play Store.

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First time carrying an iPhone daily driver

A couple of weeks ago, I used a BlackBerry phone for the first time as a daily driver. I carried it for a couple of weeks a learned a lot about what it means to be a quintessential BlackBerry user. Today, I have dashed completely to the other side of the market share spectrum and I have entered another culture, which is in some ways more interesting and in other ways a bit scarier. Today, I am an iPhone … Continue reading » The post First time carrying an iPhone daily driver appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Sony MWC teaser supports Xperia Z4 Tablet launch rumors

A couple days back, Sony couldn’t contain its excitement about its upcoming products, and an as-of-now-still-unannounced Xperia Z4 Tablet popped up on the company’s Xperia Lounge app. The presence of a date from next week sure seemed to imply that Sony could be readying to introduce the tablet at MWC, meaning that even in the absence of an Xperia Z4, we’d still have some new high-end hardware to look forward to. … Continue reading » The post Sony MWC teaser supports Xperia Z4 Tablet launch rumors appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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LG announces G Flex 2 global rollout plans

Ever since it went official at CES 2015, the LG G Flex 2 has garnered a good bit of attention being what’s probably the best smartphone to be announced in 2015 so far. With the latest HTC One and Samsung’s Galaxy S6 set to be announced within just a few days, that enthusiasm is slowly dwindling, but that doesn’t mean the phone will fade from our memory before it starts rolling out to other countries. Today, the … Continue reading » The post LG announces G Flex 2 global rollout plans appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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Color Pebble smartwatch pic shows up on company’s server

Pebble’s countdown timer – the one we saw go live late last week – is already down to less than a day, promising big news tomorrow morning. Rumors have suggested that we could be looking forward to the next generation of Pebble hardware, one that would finally bring the smartwatch into the world of color. Specifically, we’ve heard that the first Pebble with a color display could be just about to debut, one that … Continue reading » The post Color Pebble smartwatch pic shows up on company’s server appeared first on Pocketnow. Pocketnow

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