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With Marshmallow, Google sweetens Android rather than rewriting the recipe

Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, is a small but meaningful improvement upon its predecessor. We reviewed the latest version of the OS on last year's Nexus 6 smartphone.
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This cool bezel-less, octa-core smartphone may be one of the first to run Android 6.0

Have you heard of Elephone? Possibly not, but the Chinese company has started teasing a phone that sounds really interesting. It's called the P9000, and the bezel-less screen will show Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
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Gionee’s 24-megapixel Elife E8 camera phone gets a little cheaper for Indian launch

Chinese smartphone maker Gionee released the Elife E8 phone with a 23-megapixel camera, that thanks to some special tech, takes pictures that make them look like images with 120-megapixels.
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The ChargeStand is the phone stand and portable battery that you’ve always wanted

Ventev Mobile's ChargeStand is a logical merging of two very useful smartphone accessories: a stand and a portable battery. And uniquely, it's compatible with both Apple and Android devices.
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Samsung Pay wasn’t breached in state-sponsored LoopPay hack, executives say

LoopPay, the company behind a core technology of Samsung Pay, suffered a network breach at the hands of Chinese hackers earlier this year. Payments information wasn't compromised., LoopPay claims.
Mobile

Nexus 5X vs. Nexus 5: Was it worth the wait?

Here's a quick comparison of the Nexus 5 and its successor, the Nexus 5X. We have a chart comparing tech specs, and we take a look at exactly what has changed. Join us as we pit Nexus 5X vs. Nexus 5.
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Sony once again considers leaving the mobile market if new Xperia phones fail to sell

Sony is very hesitant on selling its mobile unit, but if it continues to stay in the red after 2016, it might consider selling the mobile business. CEO Kazuo Hirai does intend to stay in the mobile market for a while yet, though.
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Which phablet is better: Apple’s or Google’s? Nexus 6P vs. iPhone 6S Plus 3:29

Google and Hauwei are entering the phablet war, taking on Apple's iPhone 6S Plus with the recently-announced Nexus 6P. Here's how the two flagship devices compare with one another in terms of hardware, software, and features.
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This 3D Touch-style tech could mean Android phones will get pressure-sensitive screens

Android fans looking enviously at the iPhone 6S's pressure sensitive screen may not have long to wait before they can buy a phone with similar features, thanks to Synaptics new ClearForce technology.
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Just $275 bags you a 4G LTE Sony Xperia C4 at Best Buy, and it’s ready for Android 6.0

The Xperia C4 is the latest device to explode onto the selfie scene. It's a big, 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5-megapixel front camera, equipped with an LED flash, and a wide-angle lens. Best Buy now sells the 4G LTE version at a great price.
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The new Chromecast launched with a half-baked Apple iOS app missing key features

While Google's new Chromecast is loaded with new features and functionality, much of it appears to be currently unavailable to iOS users. Contrary to Google's press event, it appears voice search, and other features don't yet work for…
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TYLT’s Energi desktop charging station can juice up 5 phones at once

TYLT has already built a name with its wireless chargers. Now the company is back with an IndieGoGo campaign to fund its five-port Energi desktop charging station capable of charging devices at twice the standard speed.