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Microsoft to live-stream Tuesday's Surface Pro 4, Lumia event

Microsoft on Tuesday will live-stream the New York City event where it's expected to unveil a new Surface Pro 2-in-1 and a pair of flagship smartphones.

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Hands-on: LG V10

LG’s new phablet smartphone offers a few new creativity-focused features.


Hands on with the new iPhone 6S Plus

Computerworld's Michael deAgonia tries out the iPhone 6S Plus's new 3D touch, live pictures and touch ID features.


Oops! Microsoft accidentally leaks Lumia 950 and 950XL Windows 10 Phone details

Thanks for confirming the Lumia 950 and 950XL before the official launch, Microsoft!

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Google's new Nexus 5X and 6P smartphones to debut in October

Google says it has the best camera to ever grace a Nexus smartphone, specifically touting its low-light performance

The Blackphone 2 front and back

Silent Circle aims at the enterprise market with Blackphone 2

The new phone integrates with Google's Android for Work program, making it more enterprise-friendly than its predecessor


Allstate delivers data in near real-time directly to a driver’s smartphone

With Allstate's Drivewise Mobile app, users can check their smartphones when they arrive at their destination and get feedback on their recent driving performance.


A robot walks into an Apple Store...

The line outside Apple's Palo Alto store for the iPhone 6S wasn't entirely human. A tele-presence robot brought a touch of the future.

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iPhone 6S hits retail amid online shortages and profiteering

In other words, it's a typical launch day

Will this handset become BlackBerry’s first Android device?

BlackBerry pins hopes on an Android phone as handset losses continue

With the Priv phone, BlackBerry is moving away from its proprietary OS and embracing Android


Video review: Moto X Pure Edition

Motorola’s latest flagship, a plus-sized edition of the popular Moto X, sells for a “crazy good” price. Computerworld's Android Power blogger JR Raphael shows off features and highlights of the new smartphone.

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AT&T says malware secretly unlocked hundreds of thousands of phones

The audacious scheme was carried out with help from AT&T employees, it alleged in court documents

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Qualcomm follows the trend, builds 8 cores into new Snapdragon 4-series chips

A Qualcomm exec had previously labeled 8 cores 'a dumb idea,' but if everyone else is doing it....

Microsoft sets Oct. 6 as likely intro of Surface Pro 4

Microsoft will live-stream the Windows 10 device-centric event, which will also tout new Lumia smartphones


Short Take: Apple’s ‘monster' rollout delivers the goods

Computerworld Executive News Editor Ken Mingis offers his reaction to today’s Apple announcements, which delivered the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, a revamped Apple TV and the new iPad Pro.


Apple iPhone 3D Touch adds pressure sensitivity

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will go on sale September 25.


Sights of IFA 2015

Here's a look at some of our favorite memories from the mammoth European consumer electronics show that saw countless new gadgets.


Acer's Jade Primo Windows 10 phone can replace your PC

Acer debuted its Jade Primo smartphone running Windows 10.

Apple's Volume Purchasing Program lets businesses bulk purchase and deploy apps on Apple devices.

The mobile app revolution has barely begun

Smartphone and tablet innovation may have plateaued, but the game-changing potential of mobile apps has yet to be realized

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