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As tech’s biggest names descend on Berlin for IFA 2015, here’s what we’ll see

IFA, the biggest tech show in Europe is about to kickoff in Berlin, Germany. Here's everything we expect to see at the show from Samsung, Sony, LG, Asus, Microsoft, Intel, and more. TVs, phones, wearables, and the smartphone will power the show.

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Moto 360 2015 rumor roundup: New leaked press render leaves little to the imagination

Rumors are gathering that Motorola has a second generation version of the Moto 360 smartwatch, which could have a revised design and come with new accessories. Here's everything we think we know about it so far.

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BlackBerry Android news: BlackBerry Venice slider appears in first high-quality images

BlackBerry's next phone may feature a slide-down keyboard and run Android. Briefly shown off at MWC 2015 as the BlackBerry 10 Slider, it has a codename of Venice, and could be released later this year. Here's what we know about it so far.

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Here are the 5 best apps to download this weekend

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy list.

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How to use manual mode on the LG G4 and take amazing pictures

The LG G4 is one of the best smartphones of 2015, partly due to the built-in camera. Here's our guide on how to better utilize the camera's manual components, whether shooting JPEGS or in Raw.

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Red Rhino stampedes where Apple, Amazon and Roku refuse to tread: Porn.

The Rhino Box is an Android-based set top box that walks the line on serving up boatloads of content. Max of 155 characters (counting spaces)

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Apple, Motorola, and others help the Pentagon develop wearables for soldiers

The Pentagon announced FlexTech Alliance, a partnership that includes groups such as Apple, Harvard University, and many more in an attempt to make flexible wearable technology for soldiers, as well as develop high-tech printing technologies.

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Samsung begs you to ditch your iPhone with $200 worth of credit

Samsung launched the Ultimate Test Drive last week to entice iPhone users to try out the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Now, the Korean giant has sweetened the pot with extra incentives worth $200.

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10 major LG G4 problems and ways to fix them

If you're staring down the barrel of a smartphone disaster, come on in to find a potential solution. We've rounded up common LG G4 problems and identified workarounds and possible fixes for you to try.

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Gigaset is the latest company to come up with an Android phone, and we’ll see it next week

Gigaset, a former division of Siemens, is about to enter the world of Android smartphones. The company is expected to announce its first device next week at IFA, and here's what we know about it so far.

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Acer brings its Liquid Jade Z and Liquid Z410 budget phones to the U.S.

Acer announced two of its smartphones, the Liquid Jade Z and Liquid Z410, are coming to the United States later this month. Both smartphones will be unlocked and usable on all four of the major carriers.

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Sprint vs. AT&T vs. Verizon vs. T-Mobile: Who has the best family plan? (Updated)

Picking the best family plan for your needs can be extremely difficult. We've gone through all the plans from T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon to help you decide which one is best for you.

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Archos unveils new Diamond Tab, an octa-core tablet at an affordable price

Ahead of the IFA tech show in Berlin, French electronics company Archos has unveiled the Diamond Tab, a 7.9-inch budget tablet with LTE connectivity. In terms of specs, it stacks favorably against the competition.

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Huawei’s Honor 7, with a fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera, goes on sale in the UK

Huawei has launched the Honor 7, its latest all-metal Android phone, that features a 5.2-inch screen, an octa-core processor, and a massive 20-megapixel camera. Here's everything you need to know about it.

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Make your wallet hate you by getting your Galaxy Note 5 or S6 Edge Plus dipped in gold

Vietnamese gold-plating shop Karalux is back at it with its 24K gold treatment, this time with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. You can either buy handset in gold or you can send in either handset and have it turned to gold.

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Samsung Galaxy O7 leaked specs in benchmark

A new leak has revealed most of the specifications for the Galaxy O7, the newest smartphone from Samsung reportedly launching later this year. It is one of Samsung's budget smartphones to win over customers from Asia and Africa.

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley Launches Two Low-Cost Android Smartphones

After failing to win over Indian customers, Obi Worldphone has returned to San Francisco and intends to sell low-cost Android devices to all customers around the world. With a bigger emphasis on design and performance this time, can Obi succeed?

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18 annoying OnePlus One problems, and how to fix them

What happens when one plus one doesn’t equal two? You’ve got a problem. We’ve identified the most common OnePlus One problems right here and tracked down the workarounds and potential fixes that you need to deal.

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How to sign-up for Samsung Pay Beta in the U.S. right now

Samsung Pay aims to rival Apple Pay and Google Wallet in the mobile payment space. The system works with NFC and verifies payments with your fingerprint. If you have a Samsung phone, you may be able to try the Beta program out right now.

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Xperia Z5 News: Rumors point to a Xperia Z5 Premium with a mega 4K display

Sony may have only recently announced the Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4, and the Xperia Z4V, but there are now rumors of a family of Xperia Z5 devices being revealed before the end of 2015. Here's everything we think we know about them.

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Wileyfox brings Cyanogen to two mid-range phones for a great price

UK startup Wileyfox has announced two new smartphones running the popular Cyanogen 12.1 ROM, named the Storm and Swift. Both will be available for under $350 and come with premium specifications.

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Lenovo plans to hand the reigns of its phone business over to Motorola

Lenovo might be planning to merge its own mobile division into Motorola, allowing the executives of its subsidiary, which it acquired in January 2014, to call the shots in the mobile market.

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The super-thin Galaxy Tab S2 arrives in the U.S. on Sept 3, Here’s where you can buy one

You can finally get your hands on the super-thin Galaxy Tab S2 next month. Whether it's the Wi-Fi or the Wi-Fi/LTE version you're looking for, we give you the lowdown on where you can get one starting September 3.

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Did Sony just tease the Xperia Z5 on Twitter?

It appears Sony may be continuing its awkward bi-yearly flagship smartphone launch schedule, if a new tweet hinting at the Xperia Z5 coming to IFA 2015 is to be believed. The company will reveal all during the IFA tech show next week.

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Cheap doesn’t have to mean dull, just look at this colorful smartphone from China

This cute, colorful smartphone comes from China and is surprisingly cheap at the equivalent of $140, proving low-cost doesn't have to mean dull and boring, plus it still has a strong specification.

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Google patents a system for cars that maps potholes

Google has patented a system for cars capable of automatically detecting potholes in roads. It relies on a combination of GPS and motion detectors to pinpoint damaged cement.

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Archos gets antsy, announces a trio of smartphones ahead of IFA 2015

Eager to get the show started, Archos announced a trio of new smartphones ahead of their reveal at IFA 2015 in Berlin. Two of these smartphones are powered by Android, while a third is powered by Windows 10 Mobile.

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What is the ‘Stagefright’ hack? How to defend yourself

More than 950 million Android phones are vulnerable to a new hack utilizing bugs found in the Stagefright media playback tool. Here's everything you need to know about it and how to defend yourself.

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