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The LG AKA wants to be your cute, goggly-eyed smartphone pal (Updated)

LG thinks our phones should have a personality, and has released the LG AKA smartphone to prove it. The phone can be customized using special cases, which gives the device its own personality, and set of cute goggly eyes.

Mobile

Xiaomi sells more than 1.1 million phones during a single, record breaking day

November 11 is the world's largest online shopping day, and in China, smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi did very well indeed. It managed to sell more than 1.1 million devices in the space of 24 hours.

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Forget the masses: BlackBerry CEO’s biggest task is converting his wife from Android

Even though BlackBerry CEO John Chen is tasked with the difficult task of turning the company's fortunes around, there's another task he's having difficulty with: converting his wife from Android.

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How to get an unlocked Moto G for under $100

Motorola's entry-level Android handset the Moto G was already priced right, but now you can get an unlocked first generation model on sale for $100. We'll show you how to pull off this bargain.

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How to (mostly) fix the Apple iMessage bug on iPhone

Apple has finally provided a solution to the iMessage bug plaguing people who dump Apple phones for something different. Here are the steps to deregister your iMessages.

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Sony SmartWatch 3 now available via Google Play for $250

Sony's new SmartWatch 3 device is now available for order via the Google Play store, priced at $250. Unveiled at IFA, the Android Wear device has been noted for its various standalone functions and sporty good looks.

Wearables

16 of the most annoying issues with the Nexus 5, and how to fix them

Ready to smash something to smithereens? About to tear your hair out? Slow down, take a breath, and join us, as we identify possible workarounds and potential solutions to your Nexus 5 problems.

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HTC knocks it out of the park, brings on 2nd baseman Robinson Cano as ambassador

Thanks to a multi-year agreement, Seattle Mariners 2nd baseman Robinson Cano is now HTC's North American ambassador. There's no word on how much the agreement is worth or what Cano's duties as a brand ambassador will be.

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LG’s working on bendy, rolly, flexy P-OLED screens for every gadget you can imagine

LG Display has laid out plans for the future of its P-OLED touchscreens, indicating it wants to take them beyond smartwatches, and introduce the technology on phones, tablets, computers, and even televisions over the next few years.

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Apple has fixed the big bug with iMessage, sort of

Missing text messages has been a problem for some ex-iPhone users ever since Apple launched its iMessage app back in 2011. Now, with the launch over the weekend of a new Web tool, Apple is hoping to finally put the issue to bed.

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Forget Ebola, we’ve turned our smartphones into silent killing machines

Our obsession with smartphones is a mounting problem, but not for the reasons many think. Its got nothing to do with privacy, or connecting with our fellow humans, and everything to do with giving these devices the opportunity they need to kill us all.

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Two screens and 7-day battery life? The Geak Watch 2 means business

Shanda's Geak Watch 2 may be the ultimate smartwatch. It features two displays, 7-day battery life, and works as a standalone smartwatch. The watch is currently part of a crowd-funding campaign on Pozible.

Wearables

This phone may get 3-4 days on a charge, thanks to its massive 5,000mAh battery

Poor battery life is a constant problem with modern smartphones, but are we willing to sacrifice a super slim chassis and high-end specs, for a battery than will last 33 days in standby?

Mobile

Add some bling to your Moto 360 with new metal bands and watch faces

Dark and light metal watchband options are now available for the Moto 360. A greater number of selections are on the way, plus a new customization and fitness app.

Wearables