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Software bugs most common cause for mobile Internet outages, study says

The outages affected 1.4 million user connections on average per incident

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Just upping the resolution risks turning 4K into a dud

An increase to at least 60 frames per second and better color reproduction is equally important.

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Amazon's Fire Phone won't have an easier time in Europe

The smartphone will struggle to compete with other new devices from Apple and Samsung

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Viber adds video telephony to Android, iOS apps

The company now has 608 million registered users

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Cheaper LTE smartphones on the way thanks to new Snapdragon chip

Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 210 processor, which will be used in smartphones starting during the first half of next year.

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Apple lays groundwork for global LTE roaming with new iPhones

The company has in some cases almost tripled the number LTE bands on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Ericsson accelerates indoor LTE speed to 300Mbps

The company's new base station supports LTE-Advanced and Wi-Fi

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At IFA, new smartphones are a harbinger for futuristic tech trends

Support for 64-bit processors and LTE-Advanced will become increasingly common

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Metal has become mandatory on high-end smartphones

In the hunt for differentiation smartphone vendors are fousing more on design

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Huawei's metal-clad Ascend Mate 7 aims for large-screen glory

The device goes on sale starting later this month, but no U.S. launch planned for this year

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The curve on Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge actually makes sense

Success will depend on the availability of apps that take advantage of it

The Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung's best smartphone yet

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Improved design and high-resolution screen will take on Apple

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At IFA, spotlight will shine on smartwatches with better looks and connectivity

Google's Android Wear will be used on all but Samsung's latest product, the Tizen-based Gear S

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As smartphone screen sizes max out, stylish designs expected at IFA

Samsung and Sony are expected to launch new high-end smartphones without increasing the screen size

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Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

The service costs $5 per month after a free 30-day trial