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Samsung's Galaxy S6: Here's the gorgeous industrial design up close

Behold! Samsung's prettiest phone yet, the Galaxy S6, from every angle.

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Samsung reveals 6th-gen Galaxy S6 and curved Galaxy S6 Edge

One is flat and one is curved, but both are resplendent in metal and glass, and both run Samsung's octa-core Exynos processor.

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Hands-on with the Galaxy S6: Samsung reinvents its industrial design aesthetic

Finally, Samsung gives us what we’ve been waiting for. The Galaxy S6 is a glass-and-metal Android phone that looks and feels like a premium device.

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Hands-on with the activity-tracking HTC Grip, the company's very first wearable

HTC is taking the plunge into yet another realm of gadgetry: fitness tracking. Here's what the HTC Grip is like in person.

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Hands on: LG hopes for a spot on your wrist with the Urbane and Urbane LTE

LG's shows a lot of design prowess when it comes to smartwatches—and the features aren't half bad either.

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The phones, tablets, and smartwatches we expect at Mobile World Congress 2015

It's going to be a great year for Android devices. Here's what we're expecting to be announced in Barcelona beginning March 1.

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Transit vs. Moovit: Can either public transit app beat Google Maps?

Everyone's gotta get somewhere, but which of these three apps can do so both accurately and efficiently?

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Samsung acquires LoopPay, further fragmenting the mobile payments market

As if Android doesn't already have enough apps that let you tap-and-pay, now Samsung will make one of those methods proprietary.

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LG G Flex 2 review: A powerful curved smartphone that might just convert you

If you're ready for something a little different, LG's second-generation curved smartphone is worth a try.

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For Xiaomi, community is the key to building a mobile empire

Xiaomi refers to its customers as "fans," but whether that philosophy will effectively translate over to the US is another thing entirely.

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What you need to know about the new phone unlocking rules

Soon, all carriers will be required by law to unlock your phone. Here's how to get started.

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Google is working on a new way for you to pay without even whipping out your phone

The service will apparently use Bluetooth and require you to shout out your initials for the transaction to go through.

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Google I/O 2015 will take place May 28-29

Google announced dates for its big developer conference.

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Google's One Today makes it so easy to donate, you have no reason not to

If you have some extra cash, all you have to do is download the app to start helping others.

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10 million handsets don't lie: Motorola is doing really, really well overseas

The company saw exponential growth in the last quarter and now that it's officially under Lenovo's wing, it seems like things could only go up from here.