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BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

BlackBerry's revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

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Review: Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lead the Android pack

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed, with better security capabilities

Here are the components that will power your next smartphone

Wireless charging, more integrated storage, screen improvements, and next-generation processors are on their way

Cisco IP phones open to remote eavesdropping, calling

An authentication flaw allows attackers to listed to audio streams and make calls from Cisco SPA 300 and 500 IP phones

Samsung chip could bring 128GB storage to cheaper phones

The flash storage module is aimed at mass market devices

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Why is Apple avoiding wireless charging?

The list of smartphones that offer wireless charging is enormous, but Apple shunned the technology with iPhone 6 and Apple Watch

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Real wireless charging might finally be here

A new approach from Wi-Charge based on infrared beams truly delivers power at a distance

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Smartphones to watch for in 2015

From a shiny new Samsung Galaxy to a smartphone that scans your eyes, this year's Mobile World Congress delivered quite a diverse lineup

BlackBerry launches all-touch Leap with $275 price tag

The all-touch LTE smartphone has a 5-inch screen and a dual-core processor

Is data on your new Lollipop Android device encrypted? Maybe not

Google has relaxed a requirement for manufacturers to turn on encryption by default in Lollipop

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From Microsoft: Two new Lumia smartphones to upgrade later to Windows 10

High-end versions of the Lumia phones running the Windows 10 natively are promised for later in 2015

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Galaxy S6 first look: Inspired by the iPhone 6, but no mere clone

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed

Firefox OS coming to U.S., other developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and cellular carriers see demand for high-end flip phones

Acer going all in with Windows 10 smartphones

Acer plans to launch Windows 10 smartphones with different screen sizes and prices

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Smartphone wars: Who's winning where

Android dominates the globe and BlackBerry loses everywhere, as iPhone and Windows Phone battle for second place

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First look: Windows 10 preview for smartphones is off to a slow start

The newly released Windows 10 TP holds a few worthwhile improvements and one example of a universal app

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The dangerous delusions of the BlackBerry fan

These five excuses for BlackBerry's failure only make it harder for the struggling platform to reverse its bad course

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Apple's chorus of critics: How wrong can they be?

The Apple-is-doomed crowd's arguments are sound, but they're also simply not true

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iPhone still king of enterprise mobile as usage skyrockets, study finds

Platform ratios for iOS, Android stay similar, but overall mobile device use shoots up among businesses

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