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Apple's iPhone 7 puts Galaxy Note 7 to shame in real-world performance test

We already knew that the iPhone 7 was a high performer in benchmarks, but it seems as though it dominates in real-world tests, too -- a video has been published pitting the new phone against the Galaxy Note 7, showing just how powerful it…
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Sony's Xperia X Compact is available in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg

Sony's high-end smartphones are traditionally accompanied by cheaper, smaller handsets. The Xperia X Compact packs many of the Xperia XZ’s best traits in a diminutive package, but does come at a cost. Find out how it stacks up here.
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In a mad dash to dethrone Apple, Samsung overextended its suppliers

Samsung execs learned that Apple wasn't going to offer new major features in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and seized the chance to "dazzle consumers" with the Galaxy Note 7. An earlier release date forced suppliers to meet new deadlines.
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Samsung sells shares in four companies to cover Galaxy Note 7 recall costs

Samsung announced that it had unloaded shares in four companies, with total proceeds exceeding $885.85 million. This will help Samsung cover the costs of the Note 7 recall that is expected to set the company back over $1 billion.
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Samsung is facing a lawsuit, and yes, it’s over the Galaxy Note 7

Florida resident Daniel Strobel filed a lawsuit against Samsung over the company's Galaxy Note 7 and its faulty battery, making it the first and only lawsuit of its kind so far. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages.
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Download these 5 apps to fight off flying monkeys, take 360-degree photos, and more

Hunting for new apps to try out on your shiny new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus? Take a look at some in our best apps of the week, including the new iOS Cardboard Camera app from Google, and Oz: Broken Kingdom.
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Incipio’s Offgrid Galaxy S7 Edge case boosts battery life and supports wireless charging 4:11

If your Galaxy S7 Edge keeps running out of power, the Incipio Offgrid battery case is for you. This case offers an extra 3,700mAh of power and supports wireless and QC 2.0 pass-through charging.
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Keep the fire going with these 10 apps for couples

When you're in a relationship, you should always try to keep that fire burning. Here are 10 romantic apps to help you stay closer to your loved one, whether you're in need of a date suggestion or a safe space.
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Win your fantasy football league with the help of these Android and iPhone apps

Looking for an extra advantage when picking and managing your fantasy football team? Check out these five mobile apps, which will give you a leg up on the competition and earn you the title you've always dreamed of.
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You'll soon be able to queue Google Play downloads for when you have Wi-Fi access

Google is working on ways to help you save mobile data, and its latest attempt is a feature that lets you queue Play downloads for when you have Wi-Fi. The feature is currently only in testing, so it may not show up just yet.
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The future of the smart assistant is in Maps, according to Google

Google is working hard on its next-gen assistant, and it turns out that assistant could prove better than the rest. Why? Because of Google's Maps expertise, which will be a big part of the assistant.
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Star Wars Studio FX app lets you create your own movies with your action figures

Action figures are great, but there is something a little static about them. A new app, called Star Wars Studio FX, aims at changing that. The app takes your Star Wars action figures and lets you create movies with them.