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Sony’s back with the new SmartBand 2 fitness band, and this time it has a heart rate sensor

Sony has announced the SmartBand 2, the sequel to its original fitness band, that comes with several new features including a heart rate monitor, plus a new strap design. It's ready to go on sale in September.

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Huawei’s Honor 7i is the weirdest selfie smartphone we’ve seen yet

We've seen big selfie cams, small selfie cams, high resolution selfie cams, and now -- Huawei's given us a flip selfie cam. The phone is called the Honor 7i, and here's everything you need to know about it.

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Major League Baseball is totally OK with having an Apple Watch in the dugout

It was believed that Major League Baseball forbade Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost from having his Apple Watch in the dugout. However, a spokesperson clarified that MLB is fine with it, as long as it's not used for cheating.

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Two unannounced LG smartwatches show up at the FCC, one with pictures in tow

LG and Verizon have something cooking up. Recent FCC filings show two unannounced LG smartwatches that are compatible with Big Red's network. The FCC was even nice enough to include a few pictures, too.

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Intel brings RealSense 3D image sensing to Project Tango

A new partnership between Google and Intel will infuse Google's 3D-mapping initiative, Project Tango, with Intel's RealSense 3D camera. The combination will be available to developers later this year so they can start building with the new tech.

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Take a break and download our top 10 free Android apps for August

The Google Play Store is chock full of great apps, but it can be hard to decide what to download. We browsed through a bunch of awesome apps to find the best ones you should try out this month

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Samsung Galaxy O rumors: ‘O’ might be for Oculus, if it’s a virtual reality device

If you thought Samsung's smartphone lineup was already confusing, just wait until the Galaxy O launches. The SM-G550 and SM-G600 are said to be the Galaxy O5 and Galaxy O7. What could the Galaxy O be?

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What’s your favorite emoji? SwiftKey’s ‘United States of Emoji’ map reveals our habits

SwiftKey analyzed user data to see which emoji are most popular in each state of the U.S. and got some entertaining results. Vermont uses the poop emoji more than any other state, and California is a fan of the taxi emoji.

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Xiaomi makes speed and battery life the priority in new MIUI 7 Android skin

Xiaomi has launched MIUI 7, the latest version of the skin it places over Android on its range of devices. There are several new features, and a new look which is faster and smoother than before.

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Rumors point to new beginning at HTC, starting with the HTC O2 flagship smartphone

A series of rumors and leaks may have revealed HTC's plan for its next major smartphone release. Talk of a phone named either the M10 or the HTC O2 has been circulating, along with some exciting specs and images.

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Fossil unveils its first Android Wear watch with Intel inside and a flat-tire display

The first traditional watchmaker has jumped into the smartwatch game. Fossil introduced an Android Wear smartwatch today at the Intel Developer Conference that looks like a cross between a Moto 360 and the Watch Urbane.

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Android One makes its way to Africa as the Infinix Hot 2 lands with an $88 price tag

Google's Android One program, which introduces affordable stock Android phones to growing markets, is continually expanding to new countries, and getting new hardware. Here's everything you need to know about the Android One range.

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Apple loses more ground in patent case against Samsung, as key patent is invalidated

Apple's patent case against Samsung suffered another blow as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office declared that one of the company's patents is invalid. Samsung may not have to pay Apple as much money in damages.

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The privacy-centric Blackphone 2 is here, and it’s much better than the original

The privacy-centric Blackphone didn't set the world on fire, but the Blackphone 2 might. It's bigger, more powerful, and features newer software. You can preorder it now for a September delivery.

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HTC’s new Desire phones are here to win the hearts of those on a tight budget

HTC has a strong line up of new budget phones, including the Desire 626, Desire 626S, Desire 526, and Desire 520. All the budget devices will hit specific carriers in both the post-paid and pre-paid markets.

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