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T-Mobile delays Nexus 6 launch a week as Sprint, AT&T prep for release

Motorola may have shortchanged its supply, forcing the Magenta network to scrap its plans to sell the phone Nov. 12.

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Leaked video shows TouchWiz-styled Android Lollipop running on a Galaxy S4

It’s an early build that's missing some features, but it should give hope to those still using Samsung’s last-generation flagship.

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Motorola may have won the 'First to Lollipop' prize with the new Moto X

Motorola has already published a software update page to its site for Androud Lollipop—if it's okay, that means it's way ahead of Google's update to its own Nexus devices.

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Android Lollipop build available for older devices, but it’s only for the brave

The XDA Developers strike again, but you’re probably better off waiting for the real thing from Google.

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Move over Ara? Mystery startup Vsenn is building a phone with swappable components, too

A ‘former Nokia Android X program manager’ is supposedly the brains behind this latest smartphone with swappable components, but details are very light.

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500K OnePlus One phones sold, aims for 1 million total in 2014

The Chinese company keeps chugging along, even with an invite-only sales system and some self-induced hiccups.

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Report: Samsung's Galaxy S6 might be the flagship you've been waiting for (but probably not)

It's referred to as "Project Zero" because Samsung is basically doing a do-over, but from the sound if it, the company is just up to its old tricks again.

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HTC Desire Eye, RE Camera to launch together on AT&T Nov. 7

Get $50 off the periscope-shaped camera by bundling it with HTC’s selfie-friendly phone.

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Curvaceous Galaxy Note Edge gets a US launch date and gargantuan price tag

It's launching Nov. 14 on AT&T before makings its way to all the major U.S. mobile carriers.

EcoATM's simple model: Insert phone, take money

You could put your old phone on Craigslist, you could trust your carrier to give you a fair price (right), or you could try EcoATM's impressively thorough vetting and pricing model, with the lure of instant cash.

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Slender, metal Samsung A3 and A5 bring iPhone-like glitz to Android ecosystem

The all-metal bodies whisper "quality." The 5-megapixel front-facing cameras scream "selfie." If Samsung sales were dampened by iPhone anticipation, the A3 and A5 provide an Android alternative to the trendy competition.

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Samsung hints at smartphone overhaul as profits fall; time to embrace pure Google?

The smartphone juggernaut promises “efficiency” as it's squeezed on both the high end and low end of phone sales. But maybe the answer is staring Samsung in the face.

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Amazon says it's sticking with smartphones despite the Fire phone's fizzle

The company admits mistakes as it sits on a massive surplus of unsold phones, but it's not giving up just yet.

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Motorola Droid Turbo hits Verizon in all its Kevlar-clad, 48-hour-battery glory

After weeks of rumors, the phone's finally available, with a high-res display and camera, though other specs are less showy.