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Torque G02 smartphone doesn't mind a saltwater dunk

The Torque G02 can be used for texting on a surfboard to snorkeling selfies

Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers


LTE smartphones are becoming faster and cheaper

Speedy connections in high-end smartphones won't work without matching network coverage; cheaper phones may encourage carriers to invest

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8 Android security tips for IT, corporate users

A set of security experts shares actionable tips for IT departments and users to help reduce the risk associated with the popular mobile OS.

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Experts bust Android security myths

A set of mobile security experts provides insight on the current state of Android security.

Asus packs 64GB of storage in $299 ZenFone 2

Asus's 5.5-inch Zenfone 2 smartphone will ship in the U.S. starting on Tuesday

The LG G4: Three things right, three things wrong

The screen and the main camera are its two most important assets

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LG Watch Urbane review: Too big and gaudy to justify its high price tag

The Watch Urbane is easily the most expensive Android Wear watch to date, but it's not as classy as it thinks it is.

Spec showdown: HTC's J Butterfly flies past its One M9

However, the new smartphone is only available in Japan

Slammed by phone rivals, Sharp pins hopes on in-car displays

The Apple supplier tries to shake up its mainline display business as LCD prices fall

Smartphones from Xiaomi and Micromax pressure established manufacturers

Their latest devices have the potential to reset customer expectations

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Review: 7 Android apps that track your expenses

If you do any business travel, you know how important -- and annoying -- it is to track your spending. One of these 7 Android apps can help.

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Leaked LG G Pad X appears headed for Verizon

The tablet looks like a blown-up G4 that runs a recent build of Android Lollipop.

NTT DoCoMo launches smartphone with iris unlock feature

Developed by Fujitsu, the iris scanner can also be used to authorize mobile payments

Broadcom hardware platform gains support for Apple's HomeKit

Broadcom is the latest company to announce a product that works with HomeKit

MediaTek unveils 10-core chip that promises better battery life

The Helios X20 will begin shipping to vendors in December

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Galaxy S6 edge an impressive enterprise phone — with one big exception

This enterprise-oriented Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review looks at the strengths and shortcomings of the hottest new Android phone from a business perspective. Hint: It has a glaring Achilles heel.

Chinese smartphone market shows rare shipment decline

Chinese vendors will have to look outside the home market for growth

Once fighting for the low end, Chinese smartphone vendors focus on pricier products

ZTE, Xiaomi, Lenovo and others are bringing higher-end devices in China

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All eyes on Android at Google I/O

The upcoming conference will focus squarely on Android, with sessions about how developers can utilize its newest features

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