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3 hours ago

Amazon taking pre-orders for some versions of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

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Amazon is now accepting pre-orders for some units of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. They include factory unlocked versions of both smartphones from resellers.

Many U.S. carriers have already started taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge but Amazon is also offering many unlocked versions from resellers with inflated prices beginning at $999.99 for the 32GB Galaxy S6 all the way to $1,356 for a 128GB Galaxy S6 edge.

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4 hours ago

Moto X (2nd gen) gets a red leather option in Moto Maker

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Motorola has added a bit more customization to Moto Maker today with a new red leather option for the 2014 Moto X.

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4 hours ago

LG G4 could pack a 2K display, 16-megapixel camera and Snapdragon 808

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Hardware info from a benchmarking app may reveal what's lurking inside LG's next flagship phone.

We're approaching the time of year when we're expecting a new flagship phone from LG, and if info from a GFXBench test run are to be believed, the rumored LG G4 may pack an intriguing sec of specs.

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5 hours ago

How to remove the smart folders from the HTC One M9 home screen

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You can kill the "Downloads" and "Suggestions" folders without losing the entire Sense Home Widget. Here's how.

One of the bigger changes in Sense 7 and the HTC One M9 is on the home screen. You now have this 4-by-2 "Sense Home Widget" that does a couple things. First and foremost is that it tries to predict which apps you're using at home, at work and when you're on the go. It takes a look at what you're using throughout the day and then surfaces those apps at the appropriate time and place.

And it's also home to a new "Downloads" folder — that's all the stuff you get off Google Play — as well as a "Suggestions" folder for recommended apps. But what if you don't want those folders?

We can help.

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7 hours ago

Lollipop update pushing out for the LG G2 on Verizon

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The LG G2 is the latest Verizon Wireless smartphone to receive an update to Lollipop.

The update, which bumps the LG G2 to Android 5.0 Lollipop, brings some new changes, in addition to the standard features of Google's latest Android release.

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7 hours ago

Sony expands Xperia Z3 Lollipop rollout, confirms update for more devices

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Sony's Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet Compact are getting Lollipop in more countries, as Sony adds two mid-rangers to the list for Android 5.0.

Following its arrival in Nordic and Baltic regions a couple of weeks ago, Sony has today announced that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Xperia Z3 series devices has begun a more widespread rollout.

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13 hours ago

LG Spirit all set to bring a curved experience to the mid-range segment in India for Rs.14,250

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The listing on LG india's website suggests that we may see an official launch soon.

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15 hours ago

HTC One M7 receiving Lollipop update in several Asian markets

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The 775MB OTA update is now rolling out to several countries in Asia, including India, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.

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19 hours ago

LG's mid-range Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy make global debut

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LG's new mid-range lineup of devices will launch in South America, followed by markets in Europe, Asia, Middle East Africa and North America.

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1 day ago

HTC One E9+ gets official in China with 5.5-inch 2K display and plastic body

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HTC One E9+

HTC's first Quad HD phone is a plastic-bodied HTC One for China.

Just like that, HTC has updated its Chinese site with an official listing for a new high-end handset for that country — the HTC One E9+. Drawing on HTC's high-end One design language and that of its more affordable Desire series, the E9+ brings premium specs to a mainstream plastic-bodied phone. Color options include "meteor grey," "classic rose gold" and "gold sepia," in a two-tone style similar to HTC's flagship One M9.

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2 days ago

Sony Xperia Z3 + Z2 owners, how's the Lollipop update treating you?

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Sony's first Lollipop updates are starting to trickle out — how have you been getting on?

Sony's first batch of Lollipop updates landed this past week, bringing the Xperia Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact up to Android 5.0.2. The updates have been a long time coming, arriving a couple weeks outside Sony's original target of February. Next up is Sony's late-2013 Z1 series.

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2 days ago

HTC One M9 preorders ship starting March 30

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HTC has sent out emails to people in the U.S. who have pre-ordered the HTC One M9, informing them that the first shipments of the smartphone should begin on Monday, March 30.

Android Central received the following email from HTC concerning the shipment status of the HTC One M9

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2 days ago

T-Mobile begins shipping Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge

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T-Mobile has sent emails to people who have pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, alerting them that shipments have started for the smartphones.

Android Central has received a tip about these shipments from one of our readers and we have independently confirmed T-Mobile has started shipping the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.

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2 days ago

A closer look at the ZTE Blade S6

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While many of us are excited about the Samsung Galaxy S6, there's another S6 phone worth talking about. During a media event last night in New York, the ZTE Blade S6 caught our attention. It's powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor, running the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. It's currently available online globally in selected markets for $249.99 USD.

Let's take a look.

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2 days ago

HTC One M9+ shown with Duo camera and fingerprint scanner in latest leak

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A leaked render of the 'HTC One M9+' could give us our clearest look yet at the rumored M9 variant.

This past week HTC sent out invites to the Chinese press for an event in Beijing on April 8, in which it clearly teased a new One M9 variant with an M8-style Duo camera. And now a leaked render from a usually reliable source appears to give us a closer look at what may be the HTC One M9+.

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