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The Meizu X4 is the first compelling Ubuntu phone

But alas, a U.S. release hasn't been announced yet.

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Forget flash sales: The first Ubuntu Phone is now available to buy all the time

At least in Europe. Ubuntu Phone fans in other parts of the world still have to wait, but your patience could be rewarded with a much more capable device than BQ's initial Ubuntu Phone.

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LG wants your help testing and talking up the G4

LG is recruiting 4,000 social media users in 15 countries to test the G4 and talk about it

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Radical new battery could reduce phone charging to just one minute

Stanford researchers say the aluminium-ion battery is safer and cheaper than lithium ion.

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Golden smartwatches, brain-like chips, and flagship phones: Mobile World Congress' hot new gear

From surprise VR headsets to gorgeous flagship phones, this years Mobile World Congress was brimming with announcements. Here's a cheat sheet to all the new gear.

4 futuristic technologies that will supercharge your next phone

The future of mobile devices is blazing fast, ultrasonically secured, and charged by the sun.

Emporia's radical Android phone packs a peel-back physical keyboard and newbie-friendly design

The Emporia Smart was made for grandparents, kids, and anybody else uncomfortable with traditional smartphones.

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Jolla, SSH outline plans to build a secure OS for smartphones and tablets

A new version of Jolla's Sailfish OS is getting locked down with the help of SSH.

LibreOffice, OpenOffice now available for Firefox smartphones

People use their device's Web browser to access the software, which rollApp hosts

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Thinking about buying a used smartphone? You're not alone

Sales of refurbished devices are expected to more than double in the next three years

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Listen to 300 Android phones and tablets sing in a choir

Google's team in Japan formed the chorus with Androidify characters.

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Heads up! Microsoft to preview Windows 10 for phones today

Microsoft execs just let it be known that the Windows 10 technical preview for phones will be released on Thursday.

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Smartphone thefts plummet after kill-switch introduction

Thefts and robberies of smartphones fell in three big cities with iPhones leading the pack

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The first Ubuntu Phone is finally launching next week

The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition will launch in Europe via flash sales, though it's unclear why you'd want one.

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Apple now neck-and-neck with Samsung after monster quarter

As iPhone 6 propelled Apple, Samsung sales dropped because of competition in China.