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Huawei's smartphones shipments rise on international sales

Huawei has ambitions to become a leading global smartphone vendor

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Mobile devices to get faster LP-DDR4 memory next year

LP-DDR4 memory will start appearing in tablets next year, two years earlier than expected

TechTip: How to dim your smartphone screen before bed

Save your night vision and potentially fall asleep easier with a free Android app that dims your smartphone screen. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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LG notches record smartphone shipments on G3 strength

LG shipped 14.5 million smartphones in the second quarter

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File-encrypting Android ransomware's extortion attempts mimic FBI

The malware was updated to use FBI-themed alerts and encrypt backup files, researchers from ESET said

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Comparing the Android L settings to KitKat

The settings menus in Android L get a fresh look and a few tweaks, but aren't as different as you would expect.

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Google updates Chrome for Android with improved text rendering

Chrome for Android 36 is on its way to smartphones and tablets. Here are your top-line details before you download.

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Senate passes bill allowing mobile phone owners to unlock devices

The House will still have to pass the Senate bill before it becomes law, however.

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Leaked screenshots reveal massive Material Design overhaul for Play Store

But will the focus on big, beautiful images come at the expense of user experience?

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

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Android screen mirroring via Chromecast turns TVs into road-warrior productivity tools

Now you can project a phone or tablet's display onto an HDTV, providing another option to increase productivity for mobile workers.

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Google flips on Android mirroring for Chromecast

Select phones and tablets can now beam their screens to the television.

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Google to ship first Project Ara developer boards in July

Google will hold its second Project Ara developer conference in November.

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First Android Wear smartwatches shipping now as war for your wrist winds up

Google's bid for wearable tech dominance has begun as the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live start shipping.

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Samsung expects slower smartphones market growth and competition to hit profits

Samsung Electronics said it is facing increased competition in China and Europe

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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.