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Google’s next Pixel might be made by LG and powered by a custom chipset – MCOJ Daily, June 14

Google’s next Pixel is on the horizon and we’re now learning more about who will make it as well as what will be powering the device under the hood. Further, Joe and Patrick give their opinions on Apple’s new iPad Pro and tablets in general. Google might be working on its own custom processor Qualcomm’s Snapdragon line of processors are the most commonly used chipsets for Android smartphones here in the United States, but recent murmurings throughout the tech industry suggest that Google is working on its own in-house processor. With the company hiring a former chip architect from...

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A developer has brought the Pixel Launcher to any Android phone and Alexa lets you block incoming calls – MCOJ Daily 6/13

We’re back! After a brief hiatus of no new content due to scheduling conflicts and more, MCOJ Daily has returned. We sincerely apologize for the lack of episodes over the past few days, but in any case, let’s jump right back into things. Amazon now lets users block certain contacts from calling and messaging them via the Alexa Calling service When Amazon introduced the Echo Show, the company also announced Alexa Calling & Messaging – a service that allows you to send and receive calls and text messages through the Alexa app and your Echo smart speaker. While the...

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The OnePlus 5 is coming June 20 and HP’s fancy VR backpack – MCOJ Daily, June 7

The official countdown has begun leading up to the debut of the OnePlus 5 and to mark the occasion, a brand new render has leaked showing a pretty familiar design. Further, HP has a brand new PC that straps to your back and Android Nougat has grown even bigger. New renders show the OnePlus 5 looking a lot like the iPhone 7 Plus In addition to the official announcement date for the OnePlus 5, we also got our eyes on some new renders for the phone. These latest images supposedly showcase the final design for the OP5, and the placement...

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A summary and our thoughts on WWDC 2017 – MCOJ Daily, June 6

Apple’s WWDC keynote yesterday brought us a whole lot of announcements including information on iOS 11, updates to macOS and Apple’s various computers, and the first look at Apple’s smart speaker, HomePod. WWDC 2017 Roundup Yesterday was the first official day of Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference, and as such, the opening keynote for the event was home to a plethora of announcements. Between iOS 11, a refreshed MacBook line, an all-new $5000+ iMac Pro, Apple’s answer to Google Home, and more, this episode of Mobile Cup of Joe Daily is dedicated to covering (most) everything that was announced. Apple...

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Google Home’s biggest bug yet and our WWDC predictions – MCOJ Daily, June 5

Apple’s WWDC 2017 might have quite a bit in store, so we offer up our predictions to the company’s developer conference. Further, many Google Home users are reporting an odd bug that seems to be affecting quite a lot of units. Google Home isn’t working for a lot of users This past weekend, people were quick to take to Twitter and Google’s Product Forums to report that their Google Homes simply aren’t working. The latest bug to hit the smart home accessory renders Google Home rather useless at times, with it saying, “Hmm, something went wrong”, or, “There was...

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