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3 days ago

New Game of Thrones, Batman and DC Comics-based mobile games in the works

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Warner Bros. Interactive has at least five upcoming mobile games that are in development.

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3 days ago

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to Galaxy S5 owners on Bell

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If you're using a Galaxy S5 on Canada's Bell network, you're in for a sweet treat today. The carrier has announced that Android 5.0 Lollipop is rolling out for the device starting today.

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3 days ago

The six things you need to know from Mobile World Congress

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It's a massive show this year, with exciting news coming at us from every direction.

We've had boots on the ground for several days now, and the sheer volume of news coming out of Barcelona this week has been nothing short of exciting. We've seen huge product announcements, brief glimpses into the future, and a whole lot of new ideas that are going to keep everyone quite busy for a little while. It's been difficult to keep up with, so while we are hard at work getting you our hands on experiences with all the new things it feels like a recap is in order.

Here's six quick clicks with all the huge news to come from the show so far.

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3 days ago

Samsung reportedly overtaken by Apple in Q4 2014 smartphone sales

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Research firm Gartner claims that Samsung sold 73.03 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2014, but was beaten by Apple, which the firm said sold 74.83 million smartphones.

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3 days ago

Honor 4X unveiled, coming in Q2 for €200

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The latest in the Honor line will be available Europe in the next few months.

At the Honor press event at Mobile World Congress, the newest mid-range offering, the Honor 4X has been announced. As we've seen before from Honor devices, we're looking at good specs without a high price, and while the Honor 6 Plus is clearly the most premium offering in the European lineup, the Honor 4X sits nicely in the middle.

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3 days ago

The Honor 6 Plus is officially coming to Europe

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We're in Barcelona with Honor at the brand's MWC 2015 press event where we learned that the Honor 6 Plus will be officially coming to Europe.

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3 days ago

Mophie Juice Pack for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge promises to double their battery life

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The battery cases will be launched around the time the new Galaxy smartphones are released later this spring for $99.95

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3 days ago

Pebble Time is now the most funded project on Kickstarter

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Pebble Time is the most funded project in Kickstarter history, and still has plenty of time to go.

Just last week, Pebble Time — the follow-up to the popular Pebble and Pebble Steel — took Kickstarter by storm. After blowing past their initial $500,000 goal, the campaign is now well over $13 million and still going strong. An additional boost has come from today's announcement of the Pebble Time Steel, a luxury version of the new smartwatch. The combined effort has pushed Pebble Time over the top, making it the most funded project in Kickstarter history.

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3 days ago

Chrome 42 will be the last version for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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People who are still using a device with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich soon won't be able to get any more updates for Google's Chrome browser.

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3 days ago

How to take a screenshot on the HTC One M9

There are a couple of easy ways to capture what's on your M9's screen

There are a bunch of reasons why you might want to capture what's on your HTC One M9's's screen and keep it for posterity. Maybe you want to show off a cool app, quickly share something with a friend, or make a quick copy of some important information. Whatever the case, there are a couple of ways to take a screenshot on the HTC One M9, and for the most part everything works just as it does on earlier phones like the M8.

So if you've used an HTC phone before you'll probably be right at home. But if you're new to Android or HTC, or just want to reacquaint yourself with the basics, we've got a quick guide to taking screenshots on the HTC One M9 after the break.

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3 days ago

GSMA awards top honors to LG, Motorola at MWC 2015

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GSMA, the group behind Mobile World Congress, has handed out their Global Mobile awards for the 2015 show. Big winners this year include LG, Apple, Motorola, and Microsoft.

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3 days ago

Waze app will start displaying AMBER Alerts to help find missing children

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The new feature for the social-themed navigation app should help with spreading the word about children who are either missing or have been abducted.

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3 days ago

Just how fast does the Galaxy S6's camera launch? Check out these animations

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Imaging is a big focus of Samsung's new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge — not only is the Korean company talking up image quality, but also how quickly the camera can be launched at any time — Samsung says the camera can be brought to life in as little as 0.7 seconds using a variety of shortcuts. To put this to the test, we spent some time with the phone at Mobile World Congress, and captured the GS6 camera's startup times compared to the Galaxy S5 and Note 4, as well as Apple's iPhone 6. Check out the animations down below.

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3 days ago

Huawei's new TalkBand B2 and N1 blend fitness and style

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Fitness trackers can be useful tools for keeping up on daily exercise goals, but they often aren't much to look at. With the TalkBand B2 and N1, Huawei is hoping to take fitness-focused wearables and add some style so you'll consider wearing them more often. The new TalkBand B2 is a complete refresh of the more mundane B1 of last year, while the TalkBand N1 isn't a band at all — it's a set of bluetooth earbuds.

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3 days ago

YotaPhone 2 heading to the U.S. this spring by way of Indiegogo

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The YotaPhone 2 is not currently available in the U.S. but that looks to be changing very soon.

YotaPhone's Michael Kelly has said that the device will be available in the U.S. this spring via crowd-funding site Indiegogo.

The YotaPhone 2 features a unique dual-display, with a standard LCD up front and a power-saving e-ink display on the back. The phone is compatible with both AT&T and T-Mobile and will sell for somewhere around $600. The company said it hopes to have Android 5.0 ready to go when the phone ships in the U.S. as well, and that a white version is on the way later this summer.

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