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China's Xiaomi defends itself from Apple copycat claims

Xiaomi has continually faced criticism that the company's products look too much like Apple's

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Hands on: Droid Turbo's long battery life, new tech offset weight

The Motorola smartphone will be available through Verizon Wireless starting at $199 with a two-year contract

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Google's new Fit app plays well with Strava, Runkeeper and others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

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Motorola's Droid Turbo stands out for long battery life

The smartphone will be available starting at $199 through Verizon Wireless Thursday

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10 apps that save your battery with dark, AMOLED-friendly modes

These apps come with the true-black interfaces that are best for saving power on an AMOLED screen.

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ZTE finds Firefox OS faring better in emerging markets than the US

ZTE will continue backing Firefox OS as part of a plan to offer multiple mobile OSes to smartphone customers

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Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

The move adds credence to Android's new motto: "Be together. Not the same."

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How to type special characters and Emoji on your Android phone

You can type ü, ñ, ç, and other special characters with ease on your Android phone. Seriously.

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LG wades into processor development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

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Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services

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Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules

NSA approves Samsung Knox devices for government use

The certification may help Samsung establish itself as a serious player in secured devices

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Alibaba's mobile OS in China boosted by Meizu partnership

Alibaba's YunOS has struggled to attract partners, amid Android's dominance

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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8 ways Google is tying Chrome OS and Android together

Chrome OS and Android are two separate and distinct operating systems, but the lines are beginning to blur, to the benefit of people who've gone all-in on Google.