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    OnePlus could ditch CyanogenMod for the One

    One of the exciting things about the OnePlus One was that it came rocking the CyanogenMod ROM, the first mainstream smartphone to do so in fact. That made it an instant fan favourite among those who simply must have Android and was one of the reasons why the One became an overnight sensation before even being rolled out. More

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    Samsung's mobile division slips by 31%

    When Samsung announced its overall company financials a few weeks ago it revealed a slip in profits. The Korean giant said this was because of decreased demand in its mobile division and warned that specific numbers for its mobile hardware would not make for pretty reading (if you are a Samsung fan). More

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    HTC press event for August points to Nexus 8

    After plenty of product leaks and reports over the last couple of months, it seems as though HTC will be launching something significant. The Taiwanese company has scheduled a press event to take place in New York City, Tuesday August 19, but of course HTC has declined to say what the event will be for. More

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    How to sideload Android apps to the Amazon Fire Phone

    Amazon has done a pretty good job in beefing up its Appstore recently and indeed when the Fire Phone was launched the company boasted that there was 240,000 apps and games in the store. That is impressive, but it still pales in significance to the amount available on Android's Google Play Store and Apple's App Store. More

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    The LG G Vista heading to Verizon tomorrow

    The LG G Vista is a device we have been waiting to see for some time and now Verizon has confirmed that the smartphone will land on July 31st. More

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    Mobile Platform market share: Android grows, Windows grows, iOS slips

    Kantar Worldpanel uses consumer research, market trends, and manufacturer figures to create its respected monthly sales stats for mobile platforms. More

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    Report: Imposter app bug found in Android

    BlueBox Security released findings today that show a dangerous flaw in Android that allows hackers to get onto your device by posing as a legitimate app. This news once again throws into question the security on Google's Android platform, but what does it mean for you? More

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    Samsung's recruitment drive to find the next hit smartphone

    It has not been a great few months for Samsung as the company has suffered declining sales and a slip in overall smartphone market share. The bad news was confirmed yesterday by the IDC after Samsung previously announced a drop in revenue and profit. More

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    Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX shows up on AnTuTu

    When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire HDX last year it came as quite a surprise because it was a hugely affordable but high spec'd tablet. With a stunning screen and blazing performance, the HDX had a solid claim to being the best small tablet, even in a market that included the iPad Mini Retina, Nexus 7, et al. More

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    Burgundy Red and Moon Violet LG G3's coming in August

    When LG launched the G3 flagship back last month, the company's official press shots showed that the G3 would come adorned in five different hues. Fast forward a couple of months and the device is pretty much rolled out everywhere at the moment, but oddly it is only available in three different colors. More

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    Samsung stays top of smartphone world, but everybody else catches up

    IDC results for smartphone shipments in the second quarter of this year show that Samsung is still way out in front, but the Korean company is also the only one in the top 5 to drop sales and lose market share. More

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    Does Amazon lose money on each Fire Phone?

    Amazon's hardware has always been a conduit to get consumers to buy things from the retail business that built the company. That is why the Kindle range has always been affordable and high spec'd, simply because Amazon was willing to take a loss on each one sold to get consumers into the online store. It is a model that worked for the company's tablets and e-readers, but what about the recently launched Fire Phone smartphone? More

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    Moto X on Verizon gets Android 4.4.4

    If you own the Moto X in the US and are using the country's biggest carrier Verizon, then you should take a gander at the devices update page. That?s because Big Red has been given the Android 4.4.4 update from Motorola and just needs to approve it before rolling it out. More

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    LG G Watch has charging problems

    Android Wear won plenty of praise when it was fully launched at Google's I/O event a couple of months ago, not least because it finally gave the wearable trend a functioning and useful platform. More

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    Lenovo's new K920 flagship will arrive next week

    Lenovo is a leading light in all markets when it comes to PC and tablet, but the company only enjoys smartphone success in Asia, which is why it bought Motorola to have more presence in the US and beyond More



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