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Weird Disney tech lets you play Pied Piper to your smartphone

Acoustruments are Disney's add-on tactile controls for mobile devices that use some of the basic principles as a wind instrument. And they're pretty weird.

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OnePlus One finally available to buy without an invite

But don't get too excited, as the follow-up OnePlus 2 will launch with the 'beloved' invite system, the company says.

Lumia-less Nokia might have new smartphones in 2016

It looks like Nokia may be serious about a post-Lumia comeback.

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Huawei unveils P8 and P8max, playing up its design and camera capabilities

It's debuting overseas for now, though a 'worldwide' launch is promised at some point down the road.


The first USB-C phone comes from a company that likened Apple to Nazism

After a PR blunder, Chinese firm LeTV announced a phone that's actually worth some attention.

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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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Sharp goes off the deep end with its new 4K 5.5-inch smartphone display

The 5.5-inch screen packs in a whopping 806 pixels per inch, which could wreak some serious havoc on battery life.

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LG G4 sports leather, metallic, and other swappable back options in newest leak

We’re only missing the final specs, which we’ll hear about from LG on April 28 unless someone else leaks it first.

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AT&T's data breach settlement called a 'slap on the wrist'

Some cybersecurity experts question whether the FCC's settlement will help change behaviors

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Samsung banking on record Galaxy S6 shipments ahead of April 10 launch

Supplies of the curved-screen Galaxy S6 Edge may be harder to come by due to a shorter supply.

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The One M9+ is a bigger, more pixel-packed version of HTC's One M9

The One M9+ is what HTC's One M9 should be.

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LG confirms G4 unveiling for April 28, teases f/1.8 camera

The invite also reveals a stitched-leather build with the signature volume and power buttons on the back.

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LG teases its newest interface tweaks ahead of G4 launch

The 4.0 update plays it pretty conservative, opting for an interface that’s similar to what we’ve seen on past LG devices.