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Exhaustive, super geeky test shows Snapdragon 810 should be water cooled

The Snapdragon 810 processor is notorious for getting a little hot under the collar, but how does it affect the performance of your phone? This unscientific, but fun, test shows the effect, and how cooling may help it perform…

Lenovo-backed Zuk isn’t messing around, launches the Cyanogen-powered Z1 in Europe

Zuk is a new name on the smartphone market. The company is backed by Lenovo, and its first phone, the Z1, comes in both Chinese and international versions. Here's everything you need to know about it.
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The Satechi gamepad is the Swiss Army Knife of Bluetooth controllers

Satechi's Bluetooth gamepad features three modes for compatibility not only with iOS and Android devices, but computers running Windows and the iCade. It's got an extendable phone grip, too.
Product Review

HTC Desire 626 Review

The HTC Desire 626 is stylish, but other budget phones perform better.

ZTE introduces ‘lease-to-own’ plan in the U.S. for customers who want to buy direct

ZTE announced a lease-to-own plan in the United States, which lets customers pay monthly for devices directly from the company, instead of paying for both the phone and data in one contract with a carrier.

These seven Android phones might actually have better cameras than the iPhone 6S

It seemed as certain as death and taxes that the iPhone would always have the best smartphone camera in the world. However, things have dramatically changed as seven Android phones are now ranked higher than the iPhone 6S.
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OnePlus X ‘Powerfully Beautiful’ event scheduled for October 29

OnePlus has announced an event on October 29 in London and Beijing, with the tagline Powerfully Beautiful. The event will likely be focused on the OnePlus X, the company's second phone of 2015.

Google-commissioned security report paints a bleak picture of Android

In a new security report co-funded by Google, 87 percent of Android devices are potentially vulnerable to one of the 12 known critical vulnerabilities. The report paints a rather bleak picture of Google's security and vendor's update speed…

Don’t worry, Galaxy Note 5 users: Mophie has a Juice Pack for your massive phablet

Looking for a little extra juice for your Note 5? Mophie has you covered with its new Juice Pack case for the Note 5. It extends the phablet's battery life by up to 60 percent in a given day, but it'll cost you $100.
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Secure the stickers: Line messaging app adds end-to-end encryption to boost privacy

Using the Line messaging app has just got a whole lot more private. Messages sent between two users are now secured with end-to-end encryption across multiple platforms, an industry first according to the company.

Afraid of cell phone radiation? We tried an app that tracks it

Are you concerned about cell phone radiation? Cellraid’s new apps can offer you an insight into how much radiation your phone is emitting, and even cut the connection if safe SAR levels are exceeded.
Home Theater

Are you getting HD Netflix? A crazy number of devices still don’t support 1080p

You'd think by now getting Netflix in HD would be a privilege anyone with a decent Internet connection could enjoy, but you may be surprised to learn there are a whole host of devices that can't get Netflix in HD.