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10 Alternatives to Essential

Google's new phones, Pixel and Pixel XL

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Arun Sathiya
Arun Sathiya- Happiness Engineer, Automattic
I love how Google is trying to bring a new Apple in Android. I cannot wait to see how the Pixel lineup shapes up in the coming days.
Valentin
Valentin- Investor & board member @ Ikigai
The perfect phone to always get the last Android updates !
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Apple's new iPhone 7 and 7+

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Patrick Loonstra
Patrick Loonstra- Designer at patrickloonstra.nl
Because it is an awesome phone.
Bastien
Bastien- Gobelins Student & Awwwards Young Jury
Hmm... I think it's a bit required... or any other mobile device ?
Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
Well you could always use your phone to tether to other devices, right?! 🤔 😂
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What used to take hours in after Effets can now be done live in AR! Type anything in 3D and add it to your world! Use emojis, a weather widget, add some snow falling, or even some bokeh effects to your shots! Photo or video, portrait or landscape. Perfect for Stories and social media posts with! Ideal for 3D birthday cards and product promo videos!

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iMore
One of the biggest features to come to iOS 11 is ARKit, enabling developers to open up your world to a whole new kind of gaming and discovery system. Instead of being limited to the screen, you can play on surfaces big and small and you can play with others.
CNET
If you got a new iPhone for Christmas or an old iPad that runs iOS 11, you need to try an augmented reality app. Here are the ones to try first.
The Next Web
After dropping the first iOS 11.3 beta last week, Apple developers wasted little time in getting to work on a preview of what we'll see this spring during the public release. For an iOS update that features four new Animoji, it almost feels strange talking about anything other than karaoke with Apple's new lion, bear, ...
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Canon's new instant-print camera system 📸

Chic and totally portable, these pocketable models give you immediate results – perfect for capturing that special moment and creating instantly sharable snaps

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TechCrunch
Instant print cameras have been popular for a long, long time, but they're seeing a renaissance now - led by Fujifilm, whose Instax mini-films and cameras lead the pack. But Canon wants in, and has debuted a pair of new cameras to challenge Fuji's dominance - but their reliance on digital printing ...
The Verge
Canon is joining in on a trend you might have seen: instant-print cameras. Everyone is getting in on them to take on Fujifilm, and Canon is no exception. However, Canon's new CLIQ cameras aren't going to replace your smartphone cameras anytime soon.
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360 Camera with eyes just like yours

EVO has eyes that see just like yours. Capture any experience in true-to-life depth and then relive it in immersive detail.
old up EVO and capture every direction at once. For moments that matter, every angle counts.

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Engadget
The Evo is essentially the One X morphed into a foldable form factor, yet at $419.99, it only costs about $20 more. You get the same 5.7K video resolution and 18-megapixel still resolution, along with handy features like FlowState stabilization, TimeShift hyperlapse plus WiFi hotspot connectivity for its dedicated iOS or Android app.
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Ricoh's newest 360 prosumer camera

Ricoh has announced a new Theta that’s the highest-end model yet in the company’s line of 360-degree cameras. The Theta Z1 should mark a big step up in image quality with dual backside-illuminated 1-inch sensors

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Digital Trends
With a one-inch sensor and RAW shooting, the Ricoh Theta Z1 is a 360 camera that may even catch the eye of serious shooters. The new flagship to the Theta line has a higher resolution, 4K video, DNG compatibility, and a handful of new shooting modes.
The Verge
Ricoh has announced a new Theta that's the highest-end model yet in the company's line of 360-degree cameras. The Theta Z1 should mark a big step up in image quality with dual backside-illuminated 1-inch sensors, RAW shooting capability, and lenses with variable apertures.
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World’s first Holeless Phone

Messy cables, headphones, opening a sim slot with a tiny pin … all these daily hassles are part of our current life now.

We believe life is too short to waste time on dealing with things like that. That’s why we’ve created the world’s first holeless and seamless smartphone, to set you free from the restraints.

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Engadget
If you're unfamiliar, the Meizu Zero is the company's first holeless device, with no button or port visible anywhere on its body. The only cuts into its skin are a small hole for the microphone and a pinhole for when you need to hard reset the device.
TechCrunch
If you're interested in Meizu's insane smartphone that doesn't have any port or button, you can now pre-order it on Indiegogo for $1,299. Supply is limited as the company is only selling 100 units for now. The Meizu Zero looks like any modern phone at first sight.
The Verge
Meizu is now selling its Zero phone - its device with no ports, buttons, or holes - on Indiegogo. In typical crowdfunding fashion, Meizu has to raise at least $100,000 in order for anyone to receive the $1,299 device. The company still hasn't posted specs beyond the fact that it'll use the Snapdragon 845 processor.
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