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Leaked Moto G render shows simple, reserved design on the 2015 model

Outside of a vertical button strip on the back, Motorola is going the 'don't mess with success' route for its Moto G refresh.

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How Google uses robots to test Android phones for lag

The Chrome TouchBot checks for touchscreen latency on both Android and Chrome OS devices.

Samsung's next-gen tech could spawn smaller, supercharged batteries

Samsung researchers have found a way to make silicon a more viable material for future lithium-ion batteries.

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OnePlus 2 unveil set for July 27 with virtual reality showcase

It's another strange marketing move from OnePlus, which is trying to gain credibility while also hold onto its edge.

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Material Design theme for Galaxy S6 and Edge gives your phone that stock Android look

Finding the theme in the marketplace has been a chore for some given Samsung's strange organizational strategy.

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The best Ubuntu phone has the most convoluted purchasing scheme

Meizu's MX4 Ubuntu Edition approaches flagship phone status, but makes buyers jump through hoops to get one.

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Leaked photos of next-gen Moto G hint at LTE support, other small changes

The CPU and cameras get an uptick, and a rear control strip seems to echo a similar feature on the LG G4.

Fingerprint sensors on their way to more smartphones

Cheaper sensors and broader software support will make fingerprint authentication more accessible to app developers and service providers.

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Nokia phones could rise again in 2016, CEO says

Nokia itself would not manufacture the phones, though: "We would only design them and license the brand name," Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri told a German magazine.

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Report: Huawei confirms it's building the next Nexus phone

Such a partnership would be a win-win for both Google and Huawei, which have mutually beneficial goals in mind.

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Sony announces the Xperia Z4v, coming to Verizon this summer

It supports Sony's Remote Play feature, which lets you play full versions of PS4 titles when connected to the console over Wi-Fi.

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Want an easily repaired smartphone? Fairphone 2 might be for you

Fairphone's second-generation socially responsible smartphone will start shipping later this year.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.