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Chinese smartphone brands conquer more of the market in 2014

Samsung and Apple, however, remained the two leading brands

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Even Google makes mistakes: 4 Android features that failed

Most of what Google does with new versions of Android works out well, but some new features are flops.

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Xiaomi looks beyond smartphones to smart home products

Xiaomi wants to help hardware partners bring more smart home devices to market

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Xiaomi's new phablet seeks to outdo Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

The new phablet, called the Xiaomi Note, will arrive Jan. 27.

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Google cooks up a food-truck model to sell Project Ara smartphones

The first Project Ara trucks will be deployed in Puerto Rico

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Spec showdown: Microsoft's Lumia 532 makes more sense than Samsung's Tizen-based Z1

Both smartphones cost below $100, but some tough choices have been made to get there

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Google's Lego-like Project Ara smartphone to get a hardware store

The Ara Module Marketplace store will sell hardware modules that can be snapped on to the Project Ara smartphone.

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HTC One M8 running Android Lollipop leaks in YouTube video

Lollipop’s new multitasking cards and revamped notification center blend right in with HTC’s Sense.

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Samsung bringing a lighter touch of the wiz in Galaxy S6, says report

The company may be working on a less resource-intensive TouchWiz that looks more akin to stock Android.

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Samsung's new Galaxy A7 packs bigger screen, more processing power

The A7 comes after Samsung released the smaller A5 and A3 models

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What CES told us about this year's smartphone trends

New products from LG and Asus highlight how smartphones will change inside and out.

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Samsung's strategy to sell cheaper smartphones may hit profits

The South Korean company is struggling in its strategy to fend off Chinese mobile brands

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iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The gains came at the expense of Android.

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China's OnePlus targets flagship phones from big players

Demand for phones from OnePlus have outstripped the company's expectations

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Android’s next update will reportedly fix Lollipop’s memory leak

Android Lollipop has had a bumpy rollout, but Google's slowly smoothing things out.