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Ubuntu Touch finalized, first phones coming this year

The audacious Ubuntu Edge smartphone may have fizzled out, but Ubuntu Touch lives on--and it just hit 'release to manufacturing' status.

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'Shamu' may be Google's giant Nexus phone

Another report indicates the follow-up to the Nexus 5 will rock a 6-inch screen.

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AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon can't agree on how much Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 actually costs

The carriers all offer the Note 4 for pre-order, but they all offer it at a different price.

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Images and details of Verizon's Droid Turbo leak

Motorola is not quite finished with its Droid line.

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha coming to AT&T Sept. 26

The metal-framed smartphone can be yours on Friday.

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Report: Samsung to introduce premium-look midrange Galaxy A5

Maybe the only way we'll ever see Samsung release an all-metal smartphone is if we find a Genie to grant us a wish.

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The new Moto X Won't be available on Sprint

Sorry, Sprint users. If you were hoping to switch over to Motorola's new flagship, you're out of luck.

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Punit Soni announces his departure from Motorola Mobility

Motorola’s Vice President of Product is saying goodbye, but it’s a chance for the struggling company to try something different.

Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

Japan's National Institute for Technology and Evaluation (NITE) tested a Lithium Ion battery about the size of one used in a cellphone. It was struck with a hammer then left on a work bench, unconnected from any apparatus. The result was explosive.

Report: Google's Android Silver program has been put on hold

Google's upcoming plans to help market premium phones is taking a backseat to Android One.

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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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DisplayMate: Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 has the best smartphone display on the market

It's technically not out yet, but DisplayMate has already given it some of the highest accolades.

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Moto X preorders begin September 16

A small supply of the Moto 360 will also be available Tuesday.

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Android One goes on sale in India, $105 phone marks a new era for Google

The $100-priced phones may get Android L before you do!