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Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers

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Adblock Plus' new Firefox-based browser eradicates ads on Android devices

Forget about the add-on, the Adblock Plus mobile browser is here.

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LTE smartphones are becoming faster and cheaper

Speedy connections in high-end smartphones won't work without matching network coverage; cheaper phones may encourage carriers to invest

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The LG G4: Three things right, three things wrong

The screen and the main camera are its two most important assets

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LG Watch Urbane review: Big, bulky, and boring

The Watch Urbane is too pedestrian to be the high-style watch the Android Wear platform needs.

LG Watch Urbane review: Too big and gaudy to justify its high price tag

The Watch Urbane is easily the most expensive Android Wear watch to date, but it's not as classy as it thinks it is.

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Five to Try: Microsoft's Hyperlapse video app, and Snake Rewind revives a mobile classic

Here's a fresh batch of Android apps and games to explore this week.

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Spec showdown: HTC's J Butterfly flies past its One M9

However, the new smartphone is only available in Japan

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Slammed by phone rivals, Sharp pins hopes on in-car displays

The Apple supplier tries to shake up its mainline display business as LCD prices fall

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Smartphones from Xiaomi and Micromax pressure established manufacturers

Their latest devices have the potential to reset customer expectations

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2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device

Android and iOS devices both have parental controls, but here are ways you can quickly and temporarily lock down your handset, without having to take a deep dive into the Settings menu.

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NTT DoCoMo launches smartphone with iris unlock feature

Developed by Fujitsu, the iris scanner can also be used to authorize mobile payments

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Apple mobile devices still dominate at companies, but Windows, Android gain

Windows and Android tablets decrease Apple's share on business tablets by double digits, according to a report.

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Chinese smartphone market shows rare shipment decline

Chinese vendors will have to look outside the home market for growth

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Five to Try: Mortal Kombat X assaults Android, and AppChat lets you chat about apps

Grab the latest and greatest Android apps and games before the weekend sets in.

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Dear carriers: Please stop putting bloatware on my Android phone

What began as a minor annoyance has now turned into a full-blown pandemic.