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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..

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T-Mobile's new software update meter tracks Android update progress

You can now use the site to find out if an update is in testing or on its way to your phone.

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Samsung acquires LoopPay, further fragmenting the mobile payments market

As if Android doesn't already have enough apps that let you tap-and-pay, now Samsung will make one of those methods proprietary.

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Sony doubles down on PlayStation, but may sacrifice phones, TVs

It looks increasingly likely that Sony will exit both its TV and smartphone businesses as part of a restructuring plan outlined today by Sony executives in Japan.

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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

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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.