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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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Verizon Droid 2015 rumors: Leaked Droid Maxx 2 looks just like the Moto X Play

It's time to start looking into what Verizon Wireless and Motorola are cooking up for this year's Droid lineup. Early rumors indicate that we will get second generations of the Droid Maxx and Droid Turbo.

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Warning: Don’t put the S Pen into your Galaxy Note 5 the wrong way

Whatever you do, don't insert that S Pen backwards on the Galaxy Note 5. Doing so can damage the phone's S Pen detection feature or it could get stuck for good. Could this be #pengate?

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HTC Aero (aka the Hero phone) news: Leaked picture looks just like an iPhone 6

There are rumors spreading that HTC may have another smartphone to release before the end of 2015. It's being referred to as the HTC Hero or the HTC Aero, and opinion is split on how high-spec the phone will be. Here's everything we think we know about it.

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How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android

There's nothing worse than getting a new phone and realizing you don't have any of your old contacts listed. Luckily, it's an easy problem to solve. Here's how to transfer your contact list to your new device.

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You could play against Maria Sharapova at the U.S. Open, thanks to this amazing VR experience

Ever wondered how it would be to return the tennis serve of a champion? If you’re headed to the U.S. Open later this month, you may have the chance to find out — without having to set foot on the court itself, or risk embarrassing yourself in front of the…

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