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Samsung has two more Galaxy Alpha iPhone competitors cooking

Samsung looks like it may release two new Galaxy Alpha smartphones with metal frames. Pictures and specs for the A5 and A3 leaked online.

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13 problems with Samsung’s Galaxy S5, and how to solve them

If you’ve encountered some unwelcome surprises with your new smartphone then we may be able to help. Here’s our roundup of Samsung Galaxy S5 problems with advice on tackling them.

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Samsung built a robotic bum to prove that the Galaxy Note 4 won’t bend

Samsung's eager to prove the Galaxy Note 4 won't suffer the same problems as other large-screen smartphones (cough, iPhone 6 Plus), and has built a robotic bottom to prove it.

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Camera51 Android app makes you a master photographer by guiding your framing

Camera51 is a camera app for Android smartphone that helps you with framing your photos by applying the rules of composition, without any input from the user.

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New Google messaging app rumored for 2015, with no Google account needed

Google could be working on a new app to compete with WhatsApp, Line, and other popular instant messaging apps. If you're wondering what's wrong with Hangouts, this new app may not need the user to have a Google account.

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Android Wear vs. Apple Watch: Which one will wow your wrist?

Google recently unveiled Android Wear — a mobile operating system specifically designed for forthcoming smartwatches — but how does the software stack up against Apple's much-anticipated foray into the realm of wearable tech?

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Vertu trades flash for restraint in the mature, polished-titanium Aster

The Vertu Aster is the latest lifestyle-focused smartphone from the luxury manufacturer, which shuns much of the visual drama of previous models, and goes for subtle, sleek chic instead.

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Galaxy Note 4’s #GapGate problem is a ‘manufacturing feature’ (Updated)

Reports from Korea, where the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 recently went on sale, are highlighting a possible build quality issue with the large device, where the screen does not meet the edge of the casing.

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Pebble smartwartch starts at $100, update includes activity and sleep tracking (updated)

Pebble announced that the original Pebble smartwatch will now cost $100. In addition, Pebble detailed firmware update 2.6, which throws in sleep and activity tracking.

Wearables

Need a little Net right now? Karma Go is a pay-as-you-go LTE wireless hotspot

Ever been somewhere you need Wi-Fi right away? Karma is offering up a brand new mobile hotspot that is LTE-capable and charges only for the data you use. It costs just $99 too until late October.

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Basis reveals Peak, a $200 fitness tracker with the mind of a smartwtach

The Basis Peak looks like a smartwatch, but acts like a fitness tracker. The Peak can monitor your heart rate, sleep, activity, and overall wellness.

Wearables

Galaxy Note Edge ready for launch in Japan, giving hope to the rest of the world

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge has been confirmed for release in Japan by local network NTT DoCoMo, giving hope to the rest of the world this unusual device won't be just a limited edition.

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Project Ara’s custom Android L software will make hot-swappable components possible

Google is working hard on its Project Ara modular phone, and expects to have the first prototype ready to show in December, and on sale early next year. It'll run a custom version of Android L, making hot-swappable components possible.

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