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Black Friday: $905 million in sales came from smartphones and tablets, iOS led the way

On Black Friday, e-commerce sites saw nearly 80 percent of mobile purchases come from iOS devices, according to a report from online retail analytics company Custora. Online Black Friday sales revenue rose 16.1 percent from the same day…
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Instagram unveils multi-account access for Android beta users

Instagram is taking a page from Twitter’s book by allowing its app users to stay logged in to multiple accounts at the same time. The feature is rolling out to Android users who are part of Instagram’s Play Store beta testing program.
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Why is wireless charging taking so long to arrive? We ask an expert

Wireless charging technology is gaining real traction, but there are still problems to overcome. We take a look at the obstacles to wider adoption and talk to the Wireless Power Consortium’s John Perzow about what’s next for the Qi…
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HTC’s Preview program looks to give users a sneak peek into the company’s future

HTC unveiled its Preview program, which hopes to equip a select number of users with software and hardware to test out and provide feedback for. The program is currently accepting sign-ups, though there's no guarantee you'll be selected.
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Take a deep breath, a sip of wine, and ace Thanksgiving with these apps

If you aren't ready for Thanksgiving dinner, don't quit cold turkey. There are lots of apps that can help give you guidance, including selecting the right wine to serve.
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Want to help a great cause? Make a bid on the OnePlus X Ceramic

In a continued effort to move away from its past controversial promotions, OnePlus will put five OnePlus X Ceramic smartphones on the auction block and forward all the proceeds to charity
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LG’s Ray is a mid-range phone for 3G markets with its 5.5-inch 720p screen

The LG Ray is a mid-range phone for the 3G market, sporting an octa-core processor, 720p 5.5-inch display, and 1GB of RAM. The rear camera houses 13-megapixels and the front camera has 8-megapixels.
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12 essential apps to navigate the Black Friday maelstrom

If you're about to brave the Black Friday crowds, you best be prepared. These 9 apps will help you streamline and save during your Black Friday deals hunt. We've got you and your car covered, no worries.
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Samsung's new camera tech means better low-light photos, and a smaller lens hump on its phones

Samsung has announced a new type of camera technology called Britecell. Coming to mobile devices next year, the smaller modules may mean a reduction in the hump that has surrounded Samsung's camera lenses on previous phones.
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Google can bypass security on all Android systems that don't use full-disk encryption

At least 74 percent of Android devices can be remotely reset by Google if law enforcement requests it. Newer Android phones running 5.0 and up may have encryption set by default, which protects your device from resets.
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Samsung Gear VR Review

Samsung's outstanding new Gear VR is a virtual revelation for virtual reality.
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Samsung fan? Check out its Black Friday deals on tablets, phones, and more

Samsung's deals for Black Friday went live, a few days ahead of the big day. The company is offering hundreds of deals on wearables, TVs, tablets, and more. You can find most of its smartphone deals through the various carriers.