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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.

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.

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.

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.

Samsung Galaxy View rumors: Giant tablet turns up in FCC filing brandishing AT&T logo

According to the latest rumors, Samsung is prepping a tablet with a massive 18.4-inch display to compete with Apple's expected iPad Pro. It very could be the Galaxy View that was teased at IFA 2015.

How to download and install the Android Marshmallow OTA update on Nexus devices

The Android Marshmallow update is rolling out to Nexus devices, but waiting for it over-the-air can be a drag. That's why we put together this complete guide on how to download and install the update right now.

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.

You’ll need patience, but Verizon says Samsung Pay is coming to its phones 0:55

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. Here's everything you need to know.

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…

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.

Google forced to unbundle Android apps in Russia

Russia's federal anti-monopoly service has told Google it has one month to amend the way it preloads apps on manufacturer smartphones, which may mean a breakup of Search, Gmail, and other services from the Google Play store.