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Apple, Samsung battle to the end over damages payment

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

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Mirrativ app can live stream anything on your phone

Mobile gaming giant DeNA has released Mirrativ, a live streaming app that allows any content on a smartphone screen to be broadcast.

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Ex-Apple CEO Sculley's new firm preps stylish budget phones for Asia

Obi Worldphone, a company founded by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley has launched a set of low-cost yet stylish smartphones aimed for emerging wireless markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Samsung Pay beta is now open for testers

The beta isn't available yet if you're on Verizon, however, and there's a fairly limited selection of supported banks.

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Fire Phone's flop may jeopardize Amazon's future hardware endeavors

Amazon's laying off engineers and stopping new products in their tracks after the Fire Phone's epic failure.

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Wonderfully named LG Rolly is LG's new rollable (but not rubbery) mobile keyboard

Portable keyboards for mobile devices tend to come in either rigid and foldable or rubbery and rollup forms. LG Electronics is launching one that's a bit of both.

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PSA: Don't insert the S Pen into the Note 5 backwards

Unlike previous models of the Note, the S Pen can get stuck rather easily if you insert it the wrong direction.

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Leaked pics hint at new flagship device from ailing HTC

The images suggest a new smartphone that looks eerily similar to an iPhone 6.

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7 reasons why modular smartphones are such a nightmare to develop

Developing modular smartphones is presenting challenges relating to size, performance and price, and at the end of the day there are no guarantees users will want one.

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5 easy ways to boost your Android phone's battery life

These set-'em-and-forget-'em settings will help keep your Android phone up and running from daybreak to lights-out.

Moto X Play may morph into Verizon's Droid Maxx 2

The phone will include a large, 3,650 mAh battery and a supposedly 'unbreakable' display.

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Samsung chases iPhone users with Galaxy test drive promo

Samsung is letting iPhone owners in the U.S. test its latest Galaxy smartphones for 30 days for $1, as it hopes to make a dent in Apple's high-end dominance.

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Apple gains market share despite global slowdown in smartphone sales

Apple's larger iPhones helped the company sell more smartphones than Samsung.