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It’s going to be a formative year for smartphones: the highly anticipated Samsung S8 and the upcoming LG G6 are just two high-profile products coming out this year, and early glimpses  indicate they’re making big changes to traditional smartphone design.

On this week’s episode of GearedUp, we take a look at a G6 demo phone and leaked images of the new S8, both of which are maximizing screen area while keeping the phones small and sleek. We’ll dive into the direction these devices are taking and what might be next for other phones coming out this year, including the next generation of iPhones.

Plus, we talk about the Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft’s new game subscription service that will launch this spring. It sounds like a good deal, but how much value are you really getting?

Listen to the show above or download it as an MP3. 

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