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There's been some misinformation floating around about the availability of the Lumia 950 and 950 XL handsets, and it's due in part to the baffling way the company has handled it.

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Yelp is a mobile app which helps you find nearby businesses in your area with just a tap on your smartphone....

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Toshiba announced a 2.1MP BSI image sensor that can easily be integrated with smartphones to provide an iris recognition authentication mechanism.

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We clarify a couple of lingering questions about the new Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL, including the OS and USB Type-C support.

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Microsoft revealed its latest flagship phones, which utilize a USB Type-C connector, has support for the new Continuum feature, and shoots 4K video with its 20 megapixel camera.

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Yezz announced the launch of the Andy 5VR and Andy 5.5VR smartphones, which are Android devices that seemingly offer all the accessories needed to provide a more immersive VR experience.

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LG announced their latest smartphone, the 5.7-inch LG V10, a new flagship that is part of a new V-series of phones from the company and features some unique innovations such as a secondary display, stainless...

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Motorola announced which phones will get the latest version of Android 6 (Marshmallow).

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LG announced its new premium flagship smartphone today, which features a secondary display and stainless steel construction. It also announced a new Android Wear LTE LG Watch Urbane.

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Sprint is currently offering unlimited talk, text and high-speed data for $60 per month. However, the company announced that the popular unlimited plan has reached its low-priced limit and will be changing on...

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Four main Google engineers from the Nexus team responded to Nexus fans in a Reddit AMA, where they revealed more information about the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.

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Google introduced two new Nexus smartphones, the Huawei-made Nexus 6P and the LG-made Nexus 5X. The devices start at $499 and $379 respectively, and come with high-performance processors, cameras and...

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Symetium announced an IndieGoGo campaign to fund its "smartphone PC" concept. The device will come with a Snapdragon 820, 6 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of storage, and it will allow users to dock the device and...

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Silent Circle launched the Blackphone 2 with an octa-core processor, a new feature called "Spaces" that can create up to four different isolated environments that can help users better protect data, and access...

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Insights from hands on time with new Gear VR games, and a sit down chat with Oculus mobile chief Max Cohen.

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Brendan Iribe invited a number of guests to speak on stage during his keynote speech, and among them was Peter Koo, a Senior Vice Present for Samsung, who unveiled the final consumer version of GearVR.

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FreedomPop unveiled its iPhone Only Plan for $20 per month, which includes 1 GB of data as well as unlimited text and calls. The company also launched its free plan with 200 minutes, 200 texts and 200 MB of...

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Apple announced that its iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus will be available in retail stores starting September 25.

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Aquaris A4.5, the same device that was the first commercially available Ubuntu phone and launched earlier this year, is now running Android One and will receive 24 months of support from Google.

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The EFF introduced evidence in two if its cases that three of the main U.S. wireless carriers, AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint, helped the NSA to perform bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

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Apple unveiled its latest iPhones, the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus, which feature the new 3D Touch gestures and the ability to shoot 4K video.