Galaxy Note 7 Pricing and ETA, iPhone 7 adapter & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent deals that you can find for the Google Nexus 6P. Then we talk about some other the Moto 360 2nd generation in some new deals that make it irresistible. Microsoft follows as the company has just announced more job cuts for 2017. Then we discuss the iPhone 7 as we found some leaked images of the lightning adapter for a 3.5mm headphone jack. We end today’s show talking about the recent leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with regards to ETA, Price and even the Gear VR 2.

All this and more after the break.

– B&H has 64 and 128GB Nexus 6P variants at $ 100 off, free Garmin Vivofit 3 included
– Two very attractive Moto 360 (2nd gen) models are deeply discounted in refurb condition
– Microsoft staff cuts grow to 4,700 for the next year
– iPhone 7 Lightning adapter for headphones seemingly found in Vietnam
– New rumors and leaks: Galaxy Note 7 pricing and ETA, Gear VR 2 render and dimensions

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3 Reasons to Get Excited About PlayStation VR, 3 Not To

The promise of virtual reality – all technology really – is that it can transport us to places that we haven’t been before. In gaming, we’ve seen add-ons attempt to blend the real with the digital going all the way back to the Wiimote. This fall, Sony gets its chance to define what the next major evolution in gaming will be. That’s when the company plans to release PlayStation VR.

Like other headsets, Sony’s covers the eyes and takes players inside their games. Sony says that it’s had PlayStation VR in the work for a long time, even before it released the PlayStation Move controllers and PlayStation Camera in another initiative, called PlayStation Move.

American Pokemon ‘Master’ embarking on funded world trip to catch ‘em all

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Brooklyn native and Pokemon Go legend Nick Johnson made headlines last week when he announced that he was the first person in the United States to catch all 142 Pokemon currently available in North America. Now he’s striking out into the world to finish up his collection.

For those not in the know, Pokemon Go has a few serious barriers that prevent players from catching ‘em all. First of all, Ditto is flat out missing from the game, as are a handful of legendary Pokemon (including the Legendary Birds), although Niantic has teased that these will be released as part of special events. However, four particular Pokemon only appear in certain geographic regions.

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iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods Shown Off on Video

Lightning EarPods Video

The general consensus at this point appears to be that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus won’t feature a 3.5mm headphone jack. But specifics about the headphones are still up in the air.

A video has been uploaded to YouTube that, according to the publisher, shows what the Lightning-equipped EarPods will look like, and how they’ll function, too. The video shows the headphones connecting into an iPhone 6s’ Lightning port, and, on top of that, even show how the inline remote will work, too.

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Moto Z Droid review: Birth of a new successor


Lenovotorola. Motonovo. Motorola. We should stop dwelling on what to call them as it really doesn’t matter now. Since Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola has been completed, Lenovo has developed a successor to the Moto X lineup which had a great three-generation run.

Sure, other aspects of Motorola’s Moto X have been phased away, namely, Moto Maker. It allowed consumers to customize (aesthetically) their Moto X exactly how they wanted, but we haven’t heard it mentioned for the Moto Z. It seems that Lenovo doesn’t think Moto Maker is worth the trouble, anymore. Well, at least for now. Maybe the company will bring it back or launch it later closer to the holiday season.

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Brexit waves hit HTC Vive price

Many products are suddenly more expensive in the United Kingdom. Companies are still responding to the rapid valuation change of the Pound Sterling, from Acer to Lenovo to OnePlus. Now, it’s HTC Vive’s turn for a high profile move.

The company has announced that its headset bundle, currently £689, will cost £759 starting August 1. The 10 percent price cut just about matches the fall in the Pound’s value from when the public voted to leave the European Referendum in a non-binding referendum.

One quid was worth about $ 1.47 before the vote, $ 1.32 immediately following the outcome and it dipped below the $ 1.30 in the second week of this month before coming just under $ 1.32 today.

Source: HTC Vive
Via: VRHeads

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Android 7.0 Update Hits One Nexus 6P Early

The update to Android 7.0 Nougat is expected to be released sometime this summer following a long beta testing period that has continued since March. However, ahead of the official release date one lucky Nexus 6P user received a near-final internal version of Android 7.0 Nougat today meant for Google employees.

In March Google announced Android N and released a developer preview, months earlier than anyone expected. Since then and once a month the company has released an update, with the most recent one arriving in July which was the last and final Android 7.0 Nougat Developer Preview 5.

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