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Mobile Nations Weekly: What’s old is new again

What's old is new again.

Apple made waves early within the week, and we wasted no time in striking their recent wares to the check. So right here they're, our iPhone SE review and our iPad Pro 9.7-inch review. Oh, and a few updates to iOS and new Apple Watch bands.

We're nonetheless getting to understand the Samsung Galaxy S7, however issues are approximately to get actual loopy with the arrival of the LG G5. Not content material to be unnoticed, HTC is getting in on the action with the HTC 10.

Microsoft made waves of the incorrect type while their Tay AI Twitter bot was hijacked by the nastier parts of the internet. But there used to be just right information too: a universal Windows Skype app is coming and our awesome limited-edition Clippy shirt is to be had for just a little longer, so order yours now!

iMore — All the critiques!

Apple's "Let us Loop you in" adventure came about on Monday, and as anticipated we were given the new 4-inch iPhone SE, the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and new colours, and a woven nylon material, for Apple Watch bands. We additionally were given iOS 9.3 and updates to all of the different running techniques, an one thing sudden — CareKit, with the intention to with a bit of luck do for outpatient care what ResearchKit has performed for research. More on all of that within the weeks to return!

Android Central — LG's flip


In the oddest twist of the week, LG made up our minds that its Watch Urbane 2d Edition LTE (what a reputation) used to be just right to place again on sale, with both AT&T and Verizon putting it on sale — simply be able to pay a hefty worth.

The LG G5 is getting nearer and nearer to availability, with a couple of shops now on board with pre-orders and other gives — from AT&T, Sprint and others — to sweeten the deal. The modules are various in costs at this aspect — 1&C has the CAM Plus for $69.

At the similar time, HTC is in a position to release its HTC 10 flagship with an online-only event on April 12. We recognize it is going to have a few extra "Boom" in its speakers, and the latest leaks provide us a good suggestion of what it is going to appear to be. As we close to the release, we want to know what you'd like to see from the HTC 10.

In Google information, get in a position for the corporate to proceed its rebranding of "Chromecast" apps to "Google Cast" apps. Chromecast is simply the identify of the streaming dongle, now — the protocol is Google Cast.

CrackBerry — Savings galore

The week used to be all approximately offers, gross sales and updates. BlackBerry decreased pricing at the BlackBerry Passport, kicked off an app sale inside of BlackBerry World and launched a new safety update for ShopBlackBerry bought Priv units.

Windows Central — We can not have great issues

Microsoft used to be within the information again this week however for purposes it might slightly steer clear of. The corporate attempted to do a just right factor by launching Tay AI a a laugh, interactive 'bot that customers can play with to lend a hand ahead the synthetic intelligence loopy. In not up to 24 hours, on the other hand, the web ruined a just right factor via turning the AI right into a racist, bigoted monster and Redmond had to shut the AI down. Microsoft is set to mend the bot ahead of it returns to the human swamp someday at some point.

New knowledge means that around half of all active Windows Phones may just, theoretically, improve to Windows 10 Mobile. However, that quantity is more likely to be if truth be told decrease as a result of providers, nearby delays, or customers now not taking the loose over-the-air update.

We additionally compared the Surface 3 to the new, smaller, iPad Pro on the subject of specifications and lines to peer which might pop out on most sensible.

Microsoft is reversing direction and can unlock a universal Windows Skype client to cellular and PC customers within the coming weeks. The amendment undoes the merging of the Messaging and Skype apps as customers it seems that choose a standalone consumer.

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