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The Smartphone Stars of MWC 2015

From a shiny new Samsung Galaxy to a smartphone that scans your eyes, this year's Mobile World Congress delivered quite a diverse lineup.

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LG's New Flagship Phone Will be Even More Polished Than G Series, Says Mobile Head

It's also going to put its own chipsets in future versions of some of its smartphones.

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How to Boost Your Android's Performance While You Wait for Lollipop

Android battery and performance apps can give new pep to devices in Lollipop limbo.

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Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 Will Support MirrorLink as Android Auto Alternative

MirrorLink's the alternative to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.Getting these fancy phones shows how it's doggedly keeping up with the main players.

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Android for Work Pushes Google Further Into Enterprise

Google is courting enterprise customers like never before, but it has lacked a proper mobility framework for Android since the OS debuted. Now the company wants to change the game with Android for Work, but could its efforts prove to...

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4 Things You Need to Know About Samsung Pay

Samsung this week announced its new mobile payment service, Samsung Pay. Here are four things about the new offering you should be aware of.

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Best New Android & Windows Smartphones at MWC 2015

Samsung, HTC, Sony and others debut brand new smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

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Hands On With the New Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with Samsung's new Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge. Check out his first impressions of Samsung’s most ambitious smartphones yet.

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Galaxy S 6 Designer Says GS6 Phones Are 'New Face of Samsung'

Samsung's senior designer of its new Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge smartphones talks about his inspiration for the most significant changes and enhancements to the Galaxy S product line, and explains why the devices represent the...

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Google Pushes Android Devices into the Enterprise

Google today announced Android for Work, which is designed to encourage and enable businesses to bring more devices onboard by adding security and more manageability to the Android platform.

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6 Things to Expect in the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung is set to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, and the rumors are flying fast and furious. CIO.com's Al Sacco spotlights six believable rumors and ranks the likelihood that they'll become reality.

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Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 About to Become the Coolest Android Phone Ever?

Rumors have started to coalesce, and the picture of what might be Samsung’s next flagship has started to look pretty exciting.

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9 Typing Tips Every Android and iOS User Should Know

Wish it were a little easier to type in ALL CAPS on your Android or iPhone, or ever get stumped while looking for the em dash? What about typing letters with accent marks, or dealing with cumbersome URLs? Or maybe you’re just...

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Android Apostates Account for 1-in-5 U.S. iPhone Sales

Apple CEO Tim Cook may have tapped Android "switchers" as part of the reason for the boffo iPhone sales last quarter, but a survey implied that most of those defectors lived outside the U.S.

Rooting Your Android Device: A Guide for the Accident-Prone

Want to get rid of bloatware, install a custom operating system and be the coolest Android user in your immediate circle? Read on.

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Hands-On With Boston's New Pay-by-Phone Parking App

Boston is piloting a new pay-by-phone parking system, and though it could translate into more work for parking officials, CIO.com's Al Sacco says it's easy to use, works well and eliminates an over-reliance on quarters.

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16 Android Widgets to Make Your Smartphone and Tablet Better

If you're not using widgets, you're simply not realizing the true value of your Android smartphone or tablet. CIO.com's Al Sacco shares a collection of his favorite widgets, all free and all very much worth a download.

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Leading App Stores See Dramatic Increase in Business Apps

Business apps were among the most popular apps in 2014 in both Google Play and the Apple App Store, according to a new report on app store growth. And 2015 promises even more apps aimed at business users.

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