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The first USB-C phone comes from a company that likened Apple to Nazism

After a PR blunder, Chinese firm LeTV announced a phone that's actually worth some attention.

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Nokia Alcatel-Lucent deal would make a complementary patent portfolio

The possible acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent of France by Finland-based Nokia would bring together complementary patent portfolios and increase their scale against larger global competitors, analysts said.

Apple's ResearchKit is here, now open your iPhone and say 'ah'

The framework lets researchers gather health related data and lets developers build health related apps

Sharp develops 4K smartphone display, undecided on manufacturing plan

The prototype display has a pixel density of 806 ppi and 3860 x 2160 resolution

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Second-hand devices – cheaper but risky

Second-hand smartphones and tablets can be a great financial deal for those who don't mind last year's technology that still functions perfectly well. The problem - to both individuals and the enterprise - is that it can be very...

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Not all about Apple Watch; 3 hot smartphones went on sale Friday

Samsung and HTC separately launched sales on Friday of three new smartphones that have garnered positive reviews and, by various accounts, some solid initial customer interest.

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Pocketable productivity: 5 folding keyboards for your smartphone

Thumb-typing on your smartphone can make creating a short document take a lot longer. We review five folding keyboards that can make your job easier.

Pairing iPhones with Android Wear smartwatches may become possible

Google is reportedly making an Android Wear app for iPhones

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That old smartphone is worth more than you think

It's not difficult to find online buyers for your old smartphones, and these three sites can help you get the best prices.

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A smartphone bloatware iconoclast speaks out

It's my phone and 'I should be able to do whatever I want with it,' says Jesse Nunez, a self-described smartphone purist, who believes he should be able to customize his phone as he pleases.

Intel shrinks RealSense camera, targets smartphones

Intel is trying to promote its technology in Shenzhen, China, a major tech manufacturing base

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Verizon's Boston 'Destination Store' goes way beyond wireless

Verizon Wireless opened its fourth 'Destination Store' last month in Boston. It’s designed to not only showcase the company's lineup of wireless devices, but also encourage you to engage with other gadgets and accessories that enhance...

Apple Pay rival CurrentC coming in mid-2015

The payments platform operated by major US retailers is testing Bluetooth and barcode technologies

Samsung rebuts tester's claim that Galaxy Edge S6 bends easily

The phone maker thinks a stress test applied too much pressure

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So were those Black Friday electronics deals really worth the hassle?

With memories of the crowds and lack of sleep from Black Friday 2014 now distant memories for those of you who partook in the massive shopping day four months ago, you'll be glad to know you really did save yourself a bundle on...

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Camera chip could turn phones into 3D scanners

Scaling up the Caltech device could make it useful for applications such as driverless cars.

Sharp mulls overhaul of LCD business amid fierce competition

A Japanese state-backed investment fund is said to be in talks over Sharp's panel business

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Samsung: New Galaxy phones are built for enterprise use

The South Korean company company is pitching the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge as popular, stylish -- and secure -- alternatives for businesspeople who might otherwise be thinking about iPhones.

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