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Cyanogen partnering with Blu to launch a truly Google-free Android phone

Say farewell to Google search, Chrome, Google Play and hello to Bing, Opera, and the Amazon Appstore.

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Galaxy S6, S6 Edge will let you get rid of most of the bloatware, says report

This is a welcome reversal from the past, with Samsung's TouchWiz notorious for an unnecessary overload of features.

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Here are the components that will power your next smartphone

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung and LG are all working on exciting new products

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HTC swaps out CEO Peter Chou for co-founder Cher Wang

Peter Chou will continue to lead HTC's development lab as Cher Wang takes over.

PCWorld News

Samsung chip could bring 128GB storage to cheaper phones

The flash storage module is aimed at mass market devices

PCWorld News

Microsoft to release lowest-priced Lumia smartphone yet

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched two other affordable Lumia phones targeting emerging markets

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Worried about breaking your new HTC One M9? HTC will replace it for free!

Good news for the accident prone: if you plan to buy the upcoming One M9, HTC will send you a new if you destroy it.

Google confirms it isn't selling the Nexus 5 anymore

If the Nexus 6 isn't your (giant) cup of tea, here are some alternatives for a Nexus-like experience.

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant may come to iOS and Android as a standalone app

Microsoft will continue its cross-platform push by bringing Cortana to Android and iOS devices, a new report says.

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Fujitsu's thin heat pipe could help smartphone chips run cooler

While it won't eliminate heat, this heat pipe could spread it out better and reduce extremes of temperature on the surface of smartphones

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Qualcomm's Raspberry Pi-like computer has wireless capabilities

Qualcomm's DragonBoard 410c brings 64-bit ARM processors to enthusiasts, but there's no price or shipment date available yet.

PCWorld News

Google picks London for its first shop-within-a-shop

The store sells Nexus and Chrome devices

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Verizon to finally sell the Nexus 6, beginning March 12

Google's massive phone will be available with Android 5.1 and support the network's HD voice capabilities.