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Android 5.1 inbound? Next major Android release will launch in March, says HTC exec

It may have been a slip of the tongue that's giving us a clue to when we may see a tastier version of Lollipop.

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Thinking about buying a used smartphone? You're not alone

Sales of refurbished devices are expected to more than double in the next three years


Qualcomm's new chips will bring high-end features to dirt-cheap smartphones

Qualcomm's next Snapdragon 620 and 618 are 64-bit smartphone chips using ARM's new Cortex-A72 CPU core.

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Samsung hints at Galaxy S6 support for multiple wireless charging standards

A future where you can slap your phone on any wireless charging device may be nearer than we thought.

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Toshiba offers sneak peek at its swappable camera modules for Google's Project Ara

It's the first look at how one company envisions a future where you could switch out your smartphone camera for a better one.

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HTC One, LG G3 variants score Lollipop in this week's Android update roundup

The T-Mobile model of HTC's flagship and Sprint and AT&T versions of the LG G3 are joining the party.


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Samsung hints at Galaxy S6 camera focus in new Twitter campaign

You may be able to get your hands on the phone in late March, according to some leaked employee memos.

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Listen to 300 Android phones and tablets sing in a choir

Google's team in Japan formed the chorus with Androidify characters.

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Samsung building a three-sided screen into newest smartphone, report says

The Galaxy Note Edge may have only been the beginning of Samsung’s curved-screen ambitions.


Smartphone thefts plummet after kill-switch introduction

Thefts and robberies of smartphones fell in three big cities with iPhones leading the pack

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

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LG giving away Google Cardboard clone with new G3 smartphone purchases

It's much sturdier than cardboard and pairs with your phone to create a virtual reality experience.

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OnePlus One now for sale every Tuesday, no invite needed

Don’t worry, you can still use the 'beloved' OnePlus invite system six days a week.