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Samsung's choice: Blingy Galaxy S6 Edge+ or fatally flawed Note 5

The phablet follow-ups to the high-quality Galaxy S6 lineup fall short where they shouldn't

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Galaxy Note 5 review: Continuing Samsung's reign as the King of Phablets

Seriously, we didn't think that the Note series could get any better, but it did. This phone-tablet puts even the smaller Galaxy S6 to shame

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Apple will replace defective iSight rear cameras on Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has acknowledged a manufacturing defect with some of the iPhone 6 Plus models sold late last year, causing photos to look blurry

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5 affordable Android phones you'll actually enjoy using

Looking for a decent unlocked smartphone that doesn't cost too much? You'll be surprised what you can find

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Benchmarked: The Galaxy Note 5 and Edge+ run faster, last longer than the Note 4

Rather than bump up the numbers, Samsung focused instead on optimizing its new phablet and making it more battery efficient

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Samsung to appeal Apple patent loss to Supreme Court

If the court declines the case, Samsung will have to pay Apple around $400 million in fines for infringing its patents

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Apple vs. Samsung rages on as core iPhone patent is ruled invalid

The Samsung-Apple war over smartphone design isn't over

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Split your smartphone bill -- but beware the risks

Hidden costs and technology limitations can vaporize your savings -- and breed unhappiness

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Hands-On with the Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung's throwing another phablet into the ring, but this one's curved on both sides

Samsung banks on classy looks, high perfomance with Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+

The two new Android phablets will ship on August 21

HTC to cut work force by 15 percent, amid struggling smartphone sales

HTC is forming new business groups to focus on virtual reality and connected lifestyle products

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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung’s back with its fifth-generation phone-tablet hybrid

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Ballmer's Nokia blunder cost Microsoft $10 billion

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's decision to buy the Nokia phone business ultimately cost Microsoft $10 billion in its 2015 fiscal year

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Motorola launches revamped Moto X, Moto G smartphones

The U.S.-only Moto X Pure Edition phone starts at $400 unlocked, works on all major carriers

Samsung event in August portends new smartphone launch

The company is expected to launch a larger version of the Galaxy S6 edge curved smartphone at the event on Aug. 13 in New York

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Hands-on with the OnePlus 2

OnePlus's second-generation flagship device offers a lot of bang for your buck

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6 flagship smartphones you can safely ignore

Though they get a lot of coverage in the press, these smartphones should not be on your list when it's time to buy

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14 fascinating facts about Apple's iPhone

Eight years since its debut, Apple's iPhone changed and conquered the smartphone market. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about it

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