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Samsung brings the metal with svelte, octa-core Galaxy A7 smartphone

It has an all-metal build and solid camera, though many of the other specs are decidedly mid-range.

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Verizon begins selling Galaxy Note Edge off-contract for $150 less than rival carriers

You may still need a small loan for Samsung’s curvy phone, but this is the best offer going if you’re set on getting one.

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BlackBerry sticks to business as it unveils IoT plans, AT&T-exclusive Passport phone

The company announced a cloud-based platform for building and managing networks of things.

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Palm lives! TCL to revive the classic brand

Palm is coming back to life after China-based TCL purchased the brand name from HP.

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Motorola will re-enter the Chinese market with a new smartphone, the Moto X Pro

Lenovo and Motorola won't have a joint device out for some time, but both companies are already benefitting off of one another.

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Kodak launches its first Android smartphone, the photo-centric IM5

It comes out of the box with KitKat, but Kodak pledges it will get the upgrade to Lollipop.

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HTC reverses downward slide, posts first quarterly profit in three years

The bet on solid, mid-range handsets is paying off for the Taiwanese company.

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Microsoft's $29 Nokia 215 is a smarter feature phone for the masses

Microsoft's new Nokia 215 phone can last nearly a month on a single charge. And while it's certainly not a smartphone, it's not dumb either.

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Asus launches Zenfone 2 with 5.5-inch screen, Android 5.0, in effort to lure U.S. buyers

The company’s newest phone will launch with a refreshed interface and photo-enhancing camera software.

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The feature phone isn't dead yet: Microsoft launches $29 Nokia 215

The 2G phone can remain on standby for 29 days between charges, and has Twitter and Facebook integration

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UbiSpeak combines voice and text messaging in a single app

Developer of the Ubi voice-controlled computer announces a free Android and iOS app that lets you create text messages with your voice.

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The Android phones and tablets we expect to see at CES 2015

The annual trade show isn't normally Android focused, but rumors point to surprise device launches.


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Leaked videos, screenshots reveal an HTC One running Android Lollipop

The revamped interface is a marriage of Google’s new Material Design aesthetic and HTC’s Sense interface.