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The dual-screened wonder known as the YotaPhone 2 will not launch in North America

After a very successful Indiegogo campaign for the YotaPhone 2, Yota Devices expected to ship the handset to backers in mid-August. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen production issues, the YotaPhone 2 will not launch in North America.
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Watch out, Apple: Huawei has become the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor

China-based company Huawei leapfrogged Microsoft in Q2 2015 to become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor, according to Strategy Analytics. The firm gained sales mostly at the expense of Microsoft, which saw weakness in its Lumia…
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Nvidia determines that some Shield tablets pose a fire risk, initiates voluntary recall

Nvidia has determined that the battery in some of its Shield tablets can overheat and catch flame. It's initiated a voluntary recall in response. Affected buyers can apply for a replacement.
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10 best cases for your Amazon Fire HD 7 (4th generation) tablet

If you're looking for a new case for your Amazon Fire HD 7, you have come to the right place. Whether it's soft, rigid, or even kid proof, we have you covered. Here's our top cases available right now.
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The Oukitel U6 comes with a neat parlor trick: an e-ink display on the back 2:44

Though YotaPhone was the first company to launch a smartphone with an e-ink display on the back, Oukitel has now joined the fray with its own version be unveiling the U6. There's currently no word on launch details.
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Design by mob rule: Ubik's Uno is quite literally the phone you asked for

The Ubik Uno launched on Kickstarter a week ago, but it’s already halfway to its goal. With high-end specs, a sleek design, and a $345 price tag, it’s no wonder why.
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Samsung expects mounting challenges for mobile as smartphone shipments drop in second quarter

Even though financials fared disappointingly when compared year-over-year, Samsung did see increases in revenue and profit when compared to the previous quarter. Unfortunately, the mobile division continues
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Google’s Android for Work program nabs all four U.S. carriers, 40 new businesses

Google's Android for Work program continues to sign on names. All four major U.S. carriers, 40 new businesses, and a growing list of device makers have joined the fray, the company announced.
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Sony reports surging revenue as its mobile division continues to drown in red ink

As a whole, Sony reported very positive financial results, with several of the company's divisions reporting substantial growths. Unfortunately, the mobile division was not one of them, with the division reporting further losses.
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Researchers find Android vulnerability that can render devices inoperable

Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a vulnerability that they claim can render a phone or tablet inoperable. All it takes, according to the report, is a malformed video file.
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For the OnePlus 2 to be the best deal in Android, it has to defeat Motorola first

OnePlus showed the new OnePlus 2 off in a flashy virtual reality launch event that went beyond anything its competitors have done before. The phone has a lot to live up to, if it's to beat a surprise challenge from Motorola.
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T-Mobile continues to surge with profits and subscriber growth, tops J.D. Power study

Things are looking good at T-Mobile. The company beat analyst expectations in profitability and added 2.1 million new subscribers during the second quarter 2015. The fourth-largest carrier even topped the latest J.D. Power study.