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Love music festivals but hate crowds? Verizon will soon stream them to your phone

UphoricTV, a digital TV network focused on music fests like Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, will soon make its debut on Verizon’s go90 service.


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Apple disables iOS 9's space-saving 'app slicing' feature due to iCloud bug

The 'app slicing' feature in iOS 9 that would enable developers to target slimmer variants of their apps to specific devices is unavailable because of a bug in iCloud, Apple's cloud service for its devices.

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Report: HTC Aero to be sold as the One A9, with mid-range specs and iPhone-like design

HTC needs to start selling some phones in order to recover from its severe financial rut, but its latest looks like an iPhone clone.

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Longer lifespan for tablets, PCs, and phones means fewer sales, analyst warns

Consumers are holding on to their tablets, laptops and smartphones for longer periods, leading Gartner to predict a 1% contraction in shipments of all types of devices globally this year.

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Latest leaks reveal new Nexus phone names, design, specs, and colors

Amazon India may have prematurely posted the 5P's page, which details 2GB of RAM instead of the rumored 3GB.

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Samsung to offer its own leasing program for Galaxy smartphones

As subsidies have nearly vanished, Samsung may want such a plan to keep customers coming back for that yearly upgrade.

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Google plans a press event for September 29th, hints at Android Marshmallow release

Google isn't saying what it'll announce, but all indications point toward Android Marshmallow, new Nexus phones, and a revamped Chromecast.

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AT&T says rogue employees secretly unlocked hundreds of thousands of phones

AT&T said three of its employees secretly installed software on its network so a cellphone unlocking service could surreptitiously funnel hundreds of thousands of requests to its servers to remove software locks on phones.

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LG Class may be the newest mid-range device with a giant screen

The company teases it has 'something new' to show off during an upcoming event on September 21.

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Report: New hack lets an attacker bypass password-locked Android home screens

You can protect yourself with a PIN or pattern, but it's another example of why all manufacturers need to get on board with monthly updates.

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Qualcomm building 8 cores into its new Snapdragon 4-series chips

Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 617 and 430, two smartphone processors with 8 cores--a strategy a Qualcomm exec had previously labeled a dumb idea. Meanwhile, the company also says that its X12 LTE modem will connect to just about everything.

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Report: Google Camera 3.0 packs in smart bursts, animated GIFs, and other tricks

The newest version of Google Camera may debut soon, with two Nexus smartphones just around the corner.


Alcatel OneTouch could offer decent Windows 10 Mobile phones for cheap

The maker of mid-range Android handsets promises new Windows 10 phones by the end of this year.

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Android Pay is coming today

It's finally time to give your Android phone another chance at paying for groceries.

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New leaks give us clearest view yet of LG Nexus phone

The evidence keeps piling up that we'll see some type of Nexus 5 follow-up with a fingerprint sensor on the back.