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Existing Windows Phones will start getting Windows 10 in December

Wondering when you're phone will get the Windows 10 update? There isn't a firm date yet, but Microsoft says it will happen in December.

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Can Microsoft's new Lumia phones save Windows 10's mobile ambitions?

Microsoft wants its new phones to drive interest in Windows 10 Mobile. Will that work?

Lumia 950: What you need to know

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL can connect to a full size monitor and keyboard to run like a desktop.

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Sharp's Robohon is a cute little robot that doubles as a phone

From the country that brought you pretty much every crazy robot you've ever seen, Sharp on Tuesday showed off a prototype robot that doubles as a smartphone -- or is that a smartphone in the form of a robot? It's not entirely clear, but it is cute.

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Microsoft will livestream Tuesday's big Surface Pro 4, Lumia hardware event

Microsoft on Tuesday will live-stream the New York City event where it's expected to unveil a new Surface Pro 2-in-1 and a pair of flagship smartphones.

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Here's what we know about how Nexus Protect will work

The new Nexus Protect site is now live, and it will serve as the hub for filing claims, tracking shipments, and reaching out for support questions.

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Nexus team Reddit AMA: Camera bump, Qi wireless charging, and peculiar names explained

Fixes to video stabilization on the Nexus 6P and support for T-Mobile's LTE Band 12 are the first priorities for device updates.

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Unlicensed LTE backers take fight to the streets

Top US carriers and network vendors have formed a coalition to defend unlicensed LTE, a technology that some opponents say could slow down Wi-Fi.

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LG's new Nexus 5X models appear in the FCC's database

The FCC database indicates the upcoming LG 5X will work on all major US carriers and carry a 5.2-inch screen.

A robot walks into an Apple Store...

The line outside Apple's Palo Alto store for the iPhone 6S wasn't entirely human. A tele-presence robot brought a touch of the future.

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The future of Windows phones includes unlocking with facial recognition

Microsoft released a set of guidelines Friday detailing what it expects from different tiers of Windows 10 phones and tablets, offering a glimpse at what the company's hardware plans may look like.

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Apple disables iOS 9's space-saving 'app slicing' feature due to iCloud bug

The 'app slicing' feature in iOS 9 that would enable developers to target slimmer variants of their apps to specific devices is unavailable because of a bug in iCloud, Apple's cloud service for its devices.

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Report: HTC Aero to be sold as the One A9, with mid-range specs and iPhone-like design

HTC needs to start selling some phones in order to recover from its severe financial rut, but its latest looks like an iPhone clone.

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Longer lifespan for tablets, PCs, and phones means fewer sales, analyst warns

Consumers are holding on to their tablets, laptops and smartphones for longer periods, leading Gartner to predict a 1% contraction in shipments of all types of devices globally this year.

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Latest leaks reveal new Nexus phone names, design, specs, and colors

Amazon India may have prematurely posted the 5P's page, which details 2GB of RAM instead of the rumored 3GB.

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Samsung to offer its own leasing program for Galaxy smartphones

As subsidies have nearly vanished, Samsung may want such a plan to keep customers coming back for that yearly upgrade.

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Google plans a press event for September 29th, hints at Android Marshmallow release

Google isn't saying what it'll announce, but all indications point toward Android Marshmallow, new Nexus phones, and a revamped Chromecast.