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Five features Android should 'borrow' from the OnePlus One

The OnePlus One just arrived and we like what we see. Here are five features Google should consider implementing into its Android OS.

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Google I/O 2014: What to expect as Google increases its focus on 'connected' tech

An increased emphasis on wearables, the living room, and even cars will likely define the keynote of Google's annual developer conference.

5 things you should know about Amazon's Fire Phone

A new phone is coming July 25. Here's what Amazon is bringing to the table with its Fire Phone.

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What you need to know about Amazon's Fire Phone

We spent some time with the new smartphone from Amazon and can answer any questions you might have.

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Fire and Vines: 6 videos of the Amazon Fire Phone in action

Check out Dynamic Perspective in the lock screens and apps, and a Firefly demo too.

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Amazon names initial apps, lights 'fire' under developers

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Yelp are among the apps being developed for Fire, according to Amazon.

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Hands on with the Amazon Fire Phone

Susie Ochs got her hands on the Fire and didn't get burned. Put on some oven mitts and read this.

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As iPhone thefts drop, Google and Microsoft plan kill switches on smartphones

After a year of pressure, U.S. law enforcement officials announce a major success in their phone anti-theft push

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T-Mobile looks to keep customers satisfied with test drives, free music streaming

The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.

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Researchers embed transparent sensors in Corning Gorilla Glass

Researchers have successfully created a transparent temperature sensor that is embedded inside the Corning Gorilla Glass used by most smartphones. It could be in phones within a year, they said.

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In pictures: Amazon's Fire Phone event

In a move that surprised very few, Amazon launched its first flagship smartphone during a press event on Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights.

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Amazon enters smartphone market with Fire Phone

The smartphone will be available through AT&T and arrive July 25. A version with 32GB of memory will cost $199 and a 64GB version will cost $299 with a two-year contract.

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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 update enables Wi-Fi calling

OTA update set to begin its roll out today.

on greenbot.com

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Amazon looks to take on Samsung, Apple with Fire Phone

The long-anticipated Amazon smartphone is finally here: Jeff Bezos showed off the Fire Phone at an Amazon press event Wednesday.

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AT&T reportedly gets Amazon's phone exclusively -- so what's T-Mobile up to?

Like Amazon, T-Mobile will hold a press event in Seattle Wednesday night. But it seems unlikely that T-Mobile's event has anything to do with Amazon's rumored smartphone.

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