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Sony Mobile said to be planning 1,000 more job cuts

The staff reduction is reportedly an attempt to return Sony's smartphone business to profitability.

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Mobile World Congress rumor mill churns with reports of better screens, cameras

New flagship smartphones are getting 1440x2560-pixel screens

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Oops, you downloaded malware on your Android phone

Is your Android device suddenly spamming you with ads? Maybe you shouldn’t have downloaded that one-star Flappy Bird knockoff.

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Motorola returns to the Chinese market with a focus on smartphone design

The company is positioning itself as a design-centric brand rather than a cost-effective one.

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How to find songs by sound with Google Now's sound search

The songs you’ve used the Google search microphone to discover are tucked away in a couple of spots; here’s how you find them.

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The 5 best features Android should steal from iOS

Both Google and Apple copy each other, so they may as well take the best of what each operating system has to offer.

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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.