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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

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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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The coolest smartphone not made by Apple is coming to America

Russian smartphone maker Yota announced through an Indiegogo campaign launched this week that it will bring the dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to the U.S. Pre-orders are available now.

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Microsoft does something else right with Windows 10

By wresting control of Windows 10 mobile updates away the carriers, Microsoft continues to show that it's learned from decades of mistakes surrounding OS updates.

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Watch intense trailer for new Steve Jobs movie starring Michael Fassbender

The first trailer for the new "Steve Jobs" movie starring Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has hit the web, and it's pretty intense even though it's all dialogue. The film is slated to...

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iPhone 6s release may come as early as August

A new report claims that Apple's iPhone 6s may be released earlier than expected.

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

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Apple's Tim Cook tells GW grads: Ignore the cynics, change the world like Steve Jobs did

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the commencement address to the George Washington University Class of 2015 on Sunday, May 17. He reflected on negative and positive influences in his life, from Gov. George Wallace to President Jimmy...

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Microsoft study claims technology shortens our attention span

A new study from Microsoft shows that our attention spans may be dwindling. The culprit? Technology.


iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Camera magic via teeny pixels, plus an "airy" new design

Do you think of your iPhone more as a phone or a camera? The latter might wind up being more true for many if the latest rumors about what Apple will bring to iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 come to fruition.

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Samsung launches Internet of Things boards

Samsung's tiered-architecture ARTIK is a brand-new, small-footprint, production-ready IoT platform aimed at developers.

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

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iPhone 6s to feature 2GB of RAM, Force Touch, sturdier aluminum frame and much more

A new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shed some more light on Apple's next-gen iPhone.

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 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


iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Your brain on iPhone 7 and plastic survives

Given that Apple sold 61 million iPhones in its most recent quarter and that the iPhone 6 Plus now dominates the U.S. market for phablets with 5.5-inch screens or bigger, you might think Apple could coast for a spell, and that rumors...

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Eccentric 21st Century LED lighting with Bluetooth and smartphone apps

You’re sitting in your office (or cube) and it’s kinda drab. You need something to brighten it up and I have just what you might want: Lamps. But these are no ordinary lamps, these are LED lamps called Notti and Dotti produced by...

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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