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Pebble Time Steel has metal casing in three colors, Pebble smartstraps official too

Just as there was a more premium Steel version of the original Pebble smartatch, there’s now a premium version of the Pebble Time as well. The Pebble Time Steel is a more premium version of the...
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Google Play services 7.0 update brings tweaks to location, Google Fit, Games, and more

Today’s been a big day for Google and Android. Not only did we get confirmation of Google’s MVNO ambitions and Android Pay, but we also learned that Lollipop adoption doubled in the past month. Now...
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Google's Android distribution stats for March 2015 show Lollipop adoption doubling

We may be in the midst of a crazy Mobile World Congress, but that hasn’t stopped Google from dropping its latest Android platform distribution stats. Google’s Android platform distribution numbers...
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Google Play's third birthday celebration brings discounts on apps and entertainment

Google Play is turning three years old, but rather than get a gift from you, the storefront would rather give some stuff to you. Google is discounting many apps, albums, books, and movies as part of...
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Google relaxes Android 5.0 Lollipop's full-disk encryption requirement

When Google first unveiled Android 5.0 Lollipop, one of the big security features that it highlighted was that your device would be automatically encrypted upon first boot. However, it looks like...
Kazam Tornado 455L rear official

Kazam Tornado 455L is a new Android phone with Gorilla Glass on its front and rear

After announcing some entry-level Android smartphones last week, Kazam today revealed a new, more premium handset. The Kazam Tornado 455L has a 5.5-inch 1280x720 IPS display, 13-megapixel rear camera...
Alcatel Onetouch Hero 2+ Cyanogen OS official

Alcatel Onetouch Hero 2+ is an affordable 6-inch phablet with Cyanogen OS

Hot on the heels of the announcement of its new Idol 3 smartphone, which comes in two sizes and has a reversible design, Alcatel Onetouch today debut another unique Android smartphone. The Alcatel...
Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm shows Snapdragon Sense ID fingerprint sensor tech, teases Snapdragon 820

Fingerprint scanning is becoming a popular way to protect your mobile phones and tablets, with manufacturers like Apple and Samsung popularizing fingerprint sensors on their new devices. Today...
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Cyanogen's got a bright new look and a partnership with Qualcomm

Cyanogen has come a long way since its days as a custom Android ROM for the HTC G1/Dream, and today the company took two more big steps toward establishing itself as a major player in mobile....
Lenovo Vibe Shot cameraphone rear

Lenovo Vibe Shot cameraphone has 16-megapixel shooter and lots of other camera features

After announcing two Android tablets at MWC 2015 yesterday, Lenovo is going a bit smaller today by announcing a pair of smartphones and a project. Lenovo’s first new smartphone is the Vibe Shot, a...
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Google's Sundar Pichai confirms work on MVNO, Android Pay API

We’ve heard rumors of two new Google initiatives in recent months, and today Google exec Sundar Pichai went ahead and confirmed ‘em both at MWC 2015. Sundar Pichai, who heads up Chrome and Android at...
Microsoft Lumia 640 colors

Microsoft reveals Lumia 640 and 640 XL, says no new WP flagship until 2H 2015

Microsoft today revealed two new additions to its Windows Phone family: one with a more “normal” screen size and one that’s a bit larger. The Microsoft Lumia 640 is an updated version of the Lumia...
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Sony Xperia Z4 Aqua offers Xperia Z3 design around mid-range specs

The Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet brought a smartphone buddy with it to Barcelona. The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is an Android 5.0 smartphone that, as its name implies, is a waterproof (up to 1.5m of water for up...
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet official

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet packs high-res display, Snapdragon 810 into 6.1mm-thick body

Sony today revealed a pair of new additions to its Android-powered Xperia lineup: one tablet and one smartphone. First up is the Xperia Z4 Tablet, a souped-up tablet with a 10.1-inch 2k (2560x1440)...
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BBM update with custom PINs and Android Wear support lands tomorrow

Back in early January, BlackBerry teased a major BBM update that will bring support for Android Wear, custom PINs and more. Fast-forward nearly two months and that update is finally going to arrive....
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ZTE Grand S3 can be unlocked by scanning the vein patterns in your eye

The Grand S3 is ZTE’s new flagship smartphone, and along with its beefy spec list, it offers a pretty unique unlock method. The ZTE Grand S3 features Eyeprint ID, a feature that uses the phone’s...
SanDisk 200GB microSD card

SanDisk reveals 200GB microSD card, says it'll launch in Q2 2015

Thought 128GB microSD cards are big? You ain’t seen nothing. SanDisk today revealed a microSDXC card with a whopping 200GB of storage. The 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition (...
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Apple Watch said to include Power Reserve mode that'll sip battery life

Apple hasn’t gotten into specifics about the battery life of the Apple Watch, with CEO Tim Cook saying only that he expects that you’ll probably need to charge it daily. According to a new report,...
Lenovo Tab 2 A8

Lenovo announces two new Android tablets with a focus on sound quality

Mobile World Congress doesn’t officially start until March 2, but that hasn’t stopped Lenovo from revealing some new Android hardware at the show. First up we’ve got the Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70, a 10.1-...
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Mozilla announces Firefox OS collaborations, says flip phones and sliders coming in 2016

There’s an awful lot of Android news at MWC day 0, but Mozilla has made sure that it’s not all Android, all the time by announcing some Firefox OS news. Mozilla pinged us today to say that its...

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