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Xiaomi faces challenge to reach sales goal, amid slowing smartphone growth

Xiaomi sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015

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Xiaomi break outs of Asia, introduces phones to Brazil

Xiaomi is tapping Foxconn to build its phones in a local factory to reduce costs

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Apple Music makes its debut with iOS 8.4, out now

See if Apple's new streaming service lives up to the hype with a free 3-month trial.

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Low Power mode in iOS 9 saves battery life by slowing performance

But at least you get to actually use your iPhone's features, rather than enabling Airplane Mode and frantically searching for a power outlet.

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7 ways to curb your iPhone's cellular data use

How to put a lid on your iPhone's cellular data use—and avoid nasty surprises on your monthly wireless bill.

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Want an easily repaired smartphone? Fairphone 2 might be for you

Fairphone's second-generation socially responsible smartphone will start shipping later this year.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.

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Smartphone beacons power crowdsourced weather forecasts

Japan's Weathernews is giving out atmospheric sensors to improve its crowdsourced weather app

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Uber launches iPhone game to attract new drivers

UberDrive teaches players to navigate the streets of San Francisco and recruits them to drive for the company.

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Apple Mail flaw could pose risk to iCloud passwords

A researcher says he notified Apple in January but the flaw has yet to be patched.

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With iOS 9, developers will be able to limit their apps to newer devices

New functionality means that devices like the iPad 2 and iPad mini will be blocked from installing certain apps

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Apple deploying camera-equipped cars to improve its maps service

After months of speculation, the company confirmed that cars will be taking photos in the US, Ireland and the UK

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Here's how the Siri of iOS 9 will push ahead of Google Now and Cortana

When Siri arrives as part of iOS 9 this fall, it'll be with new features that should make Google Now and Cortana take notice. Here are the standouts, from Spotlight to deeper app integration and more.

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Apple improves support for right-to-left languages with iOS 9

The iPhone and iPad user interface has been overhauled for readers of languages like Arabic and Hebrew

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6 headaches Apple is fixing in iOS 9

It's the little things that drive you crazy every day: the shift key, the light-up notifications. Apple's heard the cussing and will fix these problems and more with iOS 9.