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Pink Galaxy Note 5 debuts in South Korea before iPhone 6s arrival

Just as it was when Apple's iPhone 5s debuted in gold two years ago, other phone manufacturers like Samsung are rushing to copy the iPhone 6s' new rose gold color option.

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Microsoft tries to sell Lumia 950, 950 XL camera prowess

Smartphone makers more or less have CPUs and display down to a T, so they are moving the fight over to one of the trickiest features to pull off: cameras. Every high end smartphone you'll hear about these past year or so will advertise some professional photography feature or two.

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Galaxy S7 with Snapdragon 820 to target US and China

We've seen a bunch of different leaks on the Galaxy S7 smartphone over the last few weeks. One of those leaks claimed that the S7 would come in two models with one using a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and the other using Samsung's own Exynos chip. The thing we were wondering is where each model would be offered.

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Sony Xperia Z5 is now the top dog in DxOMark’s chart

It seems that Sony's hard work has finally paid off, at least in one aspect of its mobile devices. While Sony proudly shared that its Xperia Z5 was found by some random user tests to have the best camera in town, now we're hearing it straight from the professionals. And by professionals, we mean photography benchmarking website DxOMark, who has … Continue reading

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LG V10 touts Second Screen, dual front cams, manual video mode

The covers are off and LG does indeed have a "dual screen" V10 smartphone after all. But while it's strip of a display will definitely make some people curious, the LG V10 isn't a one-trick pony.

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BlackBerry shares rendered images of the PRIV smartphone

BlackBerry definitely let loose a head turner when it finally acknowledged the existence of its first ever full Android smartphone, the BlackBerry PRIV. Unsurprisingly, there have been some positive voices raised in support of the smartphone, but there have also been less than flattering comments, especially after CEO John Chen demonstrated, or somewhat failed to, the smartphone.

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Privacy-conscious Blackphone 2 now available for purchase

Silent Circle has promised and now it is delivering on it second attempt to corner the still niche market for enterprise hardened mobile devices designed to keep your data in and intruders out. The Blackphone 2, now equipped with a larger screen and more or less updated specs, is now available for purchase. Sadly, that extra bit of security and … Continue reading

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CEO John Chen shows off the BlackBerry Priv, gets lost

Just because BlackBerry has finally admitted that it does have an Android smartphone doesn't mean everyone might be on board with the plan. And "not everyone" might even include CEO John Chen. The chief executive gave the Business News Network an exclusive glimpse at a working BlackBerry Priv, the company's first "true" Android smartphone

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BlackBerry Priv confirmed, Android-powered phone will debut this year

After several months of leaks and rumors, BlackBerry itself come out and confirmed that its Android-powered, sliding keyboard smartphone is called the Priv, and will be released before the end of this year. The statements come from BlackBerry CEO John Chen, as part of the company's quarterly financial results report.

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Verizon now also has an iPhone yearly upgrade scheme

Considering a new iPhone lands every year, it seems ideal, if not lucrative, to get consumers to get to upgrade to the latest iDevice every year as well. Thanks to Apple pushing its own annual upgrade plan without the help of carriers, those carriers are now also trying to win back subscribers hearts by ensuring that they too will get … Continue reading

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