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Garmin updates the Fenix 3 with heart rate and adds the Tactix Bravo watch

Garmin has announced two new smartwatches at CES 2016, the Fenix 3, a health and fitness focused wearable, and the Tactix Bravo, a multisport GPS watch.
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LG announces two mid-range smartphones, K10 and K7, at CES 2016

LG has announced two new mid-range smartphones, the K10 and K7, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
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Virtual reality gets a release date: Oculus Rift pre-orders start Wednesday at 8AM

The Oculus Rift will be available for pre-order, starting on January 6. The price and recommended specs are still unknown, but Oculus has an AMA planned.
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Lenovo joins Google this week to make Project Tango announcement

Lenovo and Google are preparing to make a joint announcement on Project Tango this week, which we suspect will happen at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.
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AT&T confirms its plan to end two-year contracts on January 8

AT&T will reportedly follow T-Mobile in abolishing two-year contracts for phones on January 8, making installments or outright purchase the only way to buy.
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Google schedules switch from Oracle’s Java to OpenJDK in next major Android update

After litigation with Oracle over the past few years, Google has announced plans to move from Java to OpenJDK in the next major update to its mobile OS.
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T-Mobile denies throttling YouTube, claims it is optimizing video for mobile

T-Mobile has defended its current optimization process for video traffic, a week after YouTube said the carrier was throttling speeds across the network.
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Everykey is a master key for your phone, Gmail, and door lock

John McAfee and Everykey have launched a new crowdfunding project on Indiegogo, for a new style of hardware device.
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Sony Xperia Z6 rumors and news leaks

Sticking to the six month cycle, Sony should be planning to launch the Xperia Z6 within the next few months.
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Samsung’s 2016 smart TVs will be ready to take control of your smart home

Samsung wants to take a big stab at the smart home market in 2016, with plans to add a SmartThings hub to every Smart TV next year.
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HTC chief confident that brand will not ‘disappear’ in 2016

HTC chief executive and chairwoman Cher Wang is confident that the company will not disappear any time soon, despite growing criticism.
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Samsung enters the smart ring world with a new patent application

Samsung recently filed a patent application for a smart ring, which might be able to control other devices and applications through gestures.
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Zuckerberg goes on the offensive, blasts critics of Free Basics

Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has penned an opinion piece in the Times of India, defending the company's Free Basics program.
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More Beats radio options coming, as Apple files trademarks for four new stations

Apple has trademarked four new Beats stations, hinting at more radio choices in the near future for Apple Music customers.
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Amazon adds three million Prime members in the week leading up to Christmas

Amazon has announced three million new Prime members were added in the week leading up to Christmas, with 200 million items shipped using the program.
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Star Wars apps kicked into hyperdrive after The Force Awakens premiere

The success of The Force Awakens has sent iOS apps into hyperdrive, as millions troop to the mobile store to find Star Wars apps.
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YouTube unhappy with T-Mobile's Binge On program, accuses carrier of throttling video

YouTube has accused T-Mobile of throttling all video traffic on its new Binge On program, which waivers data usage in exchange for lower-quality video.
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Meizu reaches 20 million smartphone sales in 2015

Meizu has been in the smartphone market for ages, but this year marked a turning point for the firm with a stunning 350-percent sales jump from last year.
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Apple concerned that UK Snooper’s Charter will hurt law-abiding citizens

Apple has voiced its opinion on the U.K. Snooper's Charter, a bill that comprehensively changes Internet privacy and security. 
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Google and Ford may partner on self-driving cars at CES 2016

Google and Ford might team up to build a self-driving vehicle, according to new reports. The partnership may be announced at CES 2016.
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Alphabet still relies heavily on Google to keep it from sinking

Alphabet might be a conglomerate, but only the Google division is bringing home the bacon, according to an analyst.

LG plans to launch augmented reality vacuum at CES 2016 … Yes, really

Ever wondered what your vacuum is up to while you're at work? Well, with LG's new hoover you can check up on it with your phone. 

BlackBerry chief John Chen hints at potential midrange smartphone next year

BlackBerry's chief executive John Chen hinted at more high-end and midrange smartphones coming in the near future. 
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iPad Pro misses 50,000 mark on first month in China, much lower than the iPad Air 2 sales

China seems to love everything Apple is selling at the moment, apart from the iPad Pro, which noticed rather low sales in the opening month. 
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Oppo wants some Western success, may merge with OnePlus to make it happen

OnePlus and Oppo might be in talks to merge, according to a new rumor, though OnePlus is once again denying the allegations. 
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Best Buy will sell you the iPhone 6S for $1 this weekend

Looking to purchase an iPhone 6S before the holidays are over? Best Buy has started a weekend deal where you purchase the 6S for $1. 
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Huawei surpasses local rivals Xiaomi and Lenovo in sales

Huawei revealed today that it sold 100 million smartphone units this year, surpassing local giants Xiaomi and Lenovo, as well as its own projections.
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WhatsApp service has been restored in Brazil, but more Internet trouble is still on the way

A 48-hour ban on the messaging service Whatsapp in Brazil has been lifted, but there still are some alarming discussions going on in the Brazil's Congress.
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Analyst predicts Apple Music could reach 20 million subscribers by end of next year

While most analysts are predicting a slip in subscriptions for Apple Music, one notable analyst claims the service will reach eight million by end of year.
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Tencent purchases the remainder of Riot Games’ shares, now owns 100 percent of League of Legends

Tencent has completed a deal with Riot Games, and now owns 100 percent of the firm responsible for League of Legends. 
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Philips Hue will no longer block third-party light bulbs (Update)

Philips sent out a firmware update to the Hue bridge, which has blocked all third-party light bulbs from working with the ZigBee Light Link protocol. 
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Apple snaps up another semiconductor plant in San Jose for $18.2 million

Apple bought a semiconductor plant in San Jose, California, fanning the flames of speculation that the company will make its own processors one day soon.
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HTC One X9 rumors and news leaks

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LG rumored flagships for 2016 will include G5, V10, but G Flex 3 may be dropped

LG might be planning to stick with the G5 and V10 next year and remove the experimental G Flex from the lineup.