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Report: Samsung takes record 20 million orders for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

It's a good start for Samsung, which is banking on its newest phones to get it back on top in the smartphone wars.

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Sony sends mixed signals on Lollipop upgrade plans for Xperia phones

The company first says non-Z devices won't see Lollipop, but then quickly changes its tune.

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Google is developing a virtual reality version of Android, report says

The OS would power other virtual reality apps, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Hands-on with Ubuntu Phone's swipe-centric 'scopes' interface

Canonical's Ubuntu Phone OS relies on swiping gestures to navigate through what it calls scopes.

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Smartphone dead? Fuel cells offer instant power anywhere

New fuel cell products hope to succeed where others have failed, all to give users some extra smartphone juice when they need it.

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Galaxy Note, HTC One variants land Lollipop in this week's Android update roundup

Waiting is never easy, but at least more of the top flagship phones are finally getting their taste of the latest version of Android.


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LG's new flagship phone will be even more polished than the G series, says mobile head

It's also going to put its own chipsets in future versions of some of its smartphones.

World Tech Update, Samsung S6 Edge, Intel mobile chips, Lumia 640 - #mwc15

Coming up on World Tech Update we're at Mobile World Congress where Samsung debuted its new flagship S6 smartphones, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich detailed the company's mobile strategy and new designs cater to new clients. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb


Runcible is a circular smartphone for people who hate smartphones

Monohm's round phone doesn't just look different; it might be the first smartphone for aloof hippies.


Cyanogen's CTO explains how Cyanogen and open Android will take the U.S. by storm

We caught up with Steve Kondik at Mobile World Congress to chat about all the announcements the company made this week.

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The other guys: Canonical and Jolla trot out alternatives to Android, iOS

The smartphone OSes have something different, in a good way, to offer those looking for smartphone OS alternatives.


Google confirms poor performance is to blame for reneged Android Lollipop encryption pledge

Full encryption is still the goal, but many Android handset makers still need to work out the kinks with Lollipop performance.

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Mozilla thinks its bargain-bin Firefox OS still matters in an Android One world

Mozilla’s Firefox OS chief Chris Lees isn't yet ready to cede emerging smartphone markets to Google.

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Ikea's newest furniture can charge your phone wirelessly

New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.

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HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: Which flagship phone will you want?

We break down each phone following our hands-on time with the Galaxy S6 and One M9.

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No flagship Lumia phone coming before Windows 10, Microsoft confirms

Anyone looking to replace their high-end Windows Phones will have to hold out until this fall.