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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.

on greenbot.com

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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.

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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.

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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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Golden smartwatches, brain-like chips, and flagship phones: Mobile World Congress' hot new gear

From surprise VR headsets to gorgeous flagship phones, this years Mobile World Congress was brimming with announcements. Here's a cheat sheet to all the new gear.

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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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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.

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are Samsung's most stylish phones ever

Samsung finally gives us a flagship phone with the materials and design we've been aching for.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6: Here's the gorgeous industrial design up close

Behold! Samsung's prettiest phone yet, the Galaxy S6, from every angle.

on greenbot.com

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Samsung reveals 6th-gen Galaxy S6 and curved Galaxy S6 Edge

One is flat and one is curved, but both are resplendent in metal and glass, and both run Samsung's octa-core Exynos processor.

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Acer's low-cost Windows Phone will be upgradeable to Windows 10

Acer's new Liquid M220 will ship with Windows Phone 8.1, but will be upgradeable to the Windows 10 mobile OS later this year

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The phones, tablets, and smartwatches we expect at Mobile World Congress 2015

It's going to be a great year for Android devices. Here's what we're expecting to be announced in Barcelona beginning March 1.

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Android gains share, iOS falls in 2014 smartphone OS market

Sales of iOS devices, however, increased 25.6 percent. Blackberry also lost market share in 2014, IDC found..