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Samsung sees profits jump on demand for chips and displays

Samsung Electronics achieved higher sales and profits in the third quarter of this year, but competition in the smartphone market remained intense, it said in Seoul on Thursday.

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Apple sales, profit surge on iPhone strength

Apple logged another healthy rise in sales and profits for its most recent quarter on the strength of record iPhone sales for the quarter and strong results for Macs.

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HTC One A9's $399 price is a limited-time special

The cost will jump up by another $100 on Nov. 7, so act quick if this is on your 'must-have' list.

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Motorola unveils the Droid Turbo 2, a Verizon exclusive with an unbreakable display

Both the Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 go on sale in Verizon stores and online Oct. 29.

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Verizon Droid Turbo 2, Maxx images leak ahead of Verizon unveiling

A promo video from Verizon pledges that the latest Moto phone will have a shatterproof display.


BlackBerry Priv, its first Android phone, goes up for pre-order

The $700 BlackBerry Priv is a high-end Android handset for physical keyboard fans.

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Nextbit's cloud-friendly Robin is now up for preorder at $399

You'll need to be patient if you buy one, as the phones won't ship until February 2016.

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Hands-on with the HTC One A9: An Android in iPhone clothing

Make no mistake: this is an Android phone, through and through. Down to its unnecessary interface overhaul and a misplaced fingerprint reader.

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Microsoft Store lists Lumia 950 as teardown offers peek at 950 XL's liquid cooling

The Lumia 950 devices aren't up for pre-order, but at least they're listed on the Microsoft Store.

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Nexus 5X is now on sale at the Google Store

You may want to act fast, as nearly all models of the more premium Nexus 6P are sold out.

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Jury orders Apple to pay $234 million in iPhone chip patent case

Apple must pay $234 million in damages for infringing a patent on technology that helped to speed up the chips in some iPhone and iPad models, a federal jury in Wisconsin concluded on Friday.

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Microsoft finally releases a new Windows 10 Mobile build, but installing it is a doozy

Windows 10 Mobile insiders finally got access to a new build of Microsoft's operating system for smartphones, but the installation process is going to have many people seeing red.

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OnePlus teases the OnePlus X, another phone you won't be able to order without an invite

The phone will be unveiled October 29 at an event in London, and could include new ClearForce technology from Synaptics.

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Samsung targets India with new Tizen-powered smartphone

Samsung Electronics has launched in India a new smartphone running the Tizen operating system to target the country's price-sensitive users.

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HTC A9 revealed in latest leak, with clear iPhone-inspired design

The leak comes just ahead of an HTC event to show off its newest phone, planned for Oct. 20.