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Infinit speeds up video, photo sharing via smartphones

The company doesn't put a limit on file size, which is good for users who want to share HD movies

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Google's App Runtime for Chrome to bring native Android apps to Chromebooks

Think of App Runtime for Chrome as a powered-up version of Google's packaged apps for Chrome OS. First up: the awesome VLC video app.

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Gmail Android app adds unified inbox, conversation view, and smarter search

Google makes it easier to manage multiple email accounts in its latest Gmail app update.

Best new features on Android Lollipop 5.1

Android 5.1 fixes a lot of what's wrong in 5.0.

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Vodafone adds bank cards to mobile payment service

The upgraded version of Vodafone Wallet will become available before the end of June

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HTC loses second lead designer in less than a year

Either VP Jonah Becker has gone to greener pastures or new CEO Cher Wang is cleaning house.

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BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

Revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

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ZTE's Nubia Z9 Max phablet packs a powerful camera

It also has a 5.5-inch 1080p screen and Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 810 processor, which has 8-cores and runs at 2.0GHz

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10 Android devices that were too weird to succeed

There's breaking the mold with innovative new features, and then there are these phones.

on greenbot.com

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Here are the components that will power your next smartphone

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung and LG are all working on exciting new products

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Six Android Wear apps and watch faces that put the weather forecast on your wrist

Leave your phone in your pocket or purse next time you want to find the day's or weekly forecast.

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Report: Amazon's upcoming Unlocked initiative will offer paid apps for free

Giving away apps for free just might be the most Amazon thing ever.

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Android's smart lock now detects when you carry your phone

The new feature, which locks your phone when it's no longer on your person, began appearing on phones on Friday.

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How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth quick settings in Android 5.1

You can now change your network or paired Bluetooth connection directly from the Quick Settings panel.

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Samsung chip could bring 128GB storage to cheaper phones

The flash storage module is aimed at mass market devices

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Microsoft to release lowest-priced Lumia smartphone yet

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched two other affordable Lumia phones targeting emerging markets