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    Xiaomi chews in Samsung, now the third biggest smartphone seller

    Lenovo tied up the acquisition of Motorola today and the Chinese giant said the partnership would be the third biggest smartphone brand in the world and will shift 100 million units in 2015. For the time being though third place as been occupied by another Chinese company, Xiaomi, passing LG for the first time to become the third biggest handset seller in the world. More

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    Motorola is now a Lenovo company

    Despite recently becoming more closely linked than ever, Motorola has finally been sold off by Google to Lenovo, months after the deal was first announced. In the deal, Google will retain Motorola's patents, although the company can license them even though it is now under Chinese company Lenovo's wing. More

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    Microsoft Band is the company's first wearable

    No big press event, no showbiz style launch, but Microsoft has entered the wearable market today, although don't call its "Microsoft Band" a smartwatch. Interestingly, Redmond has avoided the urge to compete with Android Wear and the Apple Watch with a full wrist accessory and is instead targeting the fitness crowd with the Microsoft Band. More

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    Asus confirmed a number of devices for Android 5.0

    Asus is the latest company to come out and reveal its plans for Android 5.0 Lollipop with the news that several of its smartphones are in line for the update to Google's latest and greatest software. More

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    Blackberry Passport is all yours for $1800

    With a bit of careful strategic management, a very good device, and some renewed buzz, Blackberry seems to have a hit on its hands with the Passport, the company's newest (all square) smartphone. Getting hold of a Passport is impossible at the moment as they have sold out, but if you are willing to go to the excesses you can pick one up on eBay. More

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    Vivo working on bonkers 3.8mm smartphone

    Oppo announced the R5 today, the thinnest smartphone in the world. However, that is an accolade the device will only be keeping for a short time as reports today suggest Vivo is working on a handset that will be even thinner, measuring in at just 3.8mm. More

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    OnePlus apologizes for pre-order mess

    The OnePlus One has had its fair share of problems since being announced last year, so we shouldn't be surprised that there have been issues with the pre-order system for the device. The affordable flagship has yet to have a serious roll out despite being on the market for months, along the way there have been marketing missteps, failed launches, and delays to production. OnePlus has now had to apologize for the latest setback. More

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    LG posts massive profit surge in Q3

    LG's arrival as one of the main players in the smartphone world continued through the third quarter as the company posted stellar financial results. LG has risen through the ranks over the last 18 months and has used several strategies to place itself among the elite handset manufacturers on the planet. More

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    Oppo N3 is a camera phone you probably won't want

    Chinese brand Oppo held a launch event in Singapore today, and while the R5 grabbed attention as the world's thinnest smartphone, it is the N3 that is the star of the company's range. The new flagship arrived and once again showed off Oppo's unique way of getting the most from both the rear and front facing camera. However, there is more to this handset than just a funky camera housing even if it does have some problems. More

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    Oppo R5 is the thinnest smartphone ever

    Oppo's launch event today saw the Chinese company unveil two new devices, the N3 flagship and this, the Oppo R5, a handset that comes with a defining feature. This is the world's thinnest smartphone at just 4.85mm, beating out the current title holder, the Gionee Elife S5.1. It really does look amazing and Oppo has done a good job cramming some solid specs into that barely there chassis. More

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    Verizon launches Motorola DROID Turbo, the perfect Android smartphone

    Verizon has today launched the Motorola built DROID Turbo, the carrier's exclusive flagship heavyweight. The exclusive smartphone business model is dying, but Verizon is still giving it a go and with the DROID Turbo the company has one of the very best smartphones on the market. Motorola has taken the best parts of the Moto X and the Motorola built Google Nexus 6 to build this device, and the DROID Turbo is at least every bit as good as those handsets. More

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    Samsung working on Galaxy Note 10.1 2015

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is the company?s flagship slate, a tablet that the Korean giant would want you to use for productivity, almost as a laptop replacement. With 2015 just around the corner it is inevitable that Samsung is working on an updated version, and PhoneArena uncovered some key details about the device. More

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    T-Mobile records huge growth, profits static

    T-Mobile released its third quarter financial results last night and once again the company saw huge growth in a number of department. However, even though the Magenta Network continues to outgrow its rivals Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint, it still struggles to grow profit. More

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    Motorola Android 5.0 Lollipop device guide

    Worried about whether your particular Motorola device is due to get the newly launched Android 5.0 Lollipop software update? Don't fear, because Motorola has created an upgrade guide where you can see if your device is in line to get the bump. The guide is very easy to use and keeps you in the loop. More

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    Tim Cook: Apple Pay beats all payment services combined, Apple Watch needs daily charge, Google takes data, Apple does not

    Tim Cook has been speaking extensively to the Wall Street Journal's editor-in-chief Gerard Baker at the publications WSJD Live, and the Apple CEO was in talkative mood. During the interview, taking place at the inaugural WSJD event, Cook discussed the company's new products such as Apple Pay and the Apple Watch, while he also talked about the iPhone and even why the company decided to cut the iPod Classic. More



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