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Ex-Android chief Andy Rubin might be making a phone

Ex-Android chief Andy Rubin might be making a phone

Once you're bitten by the Android bug it can be hard to walk away, at least that's what Andy Rubin is reportedly finding. The former Android chief handed over the reins back in early 2013, but according to a new report has been bankrolling a smartphone startup that aims to create a handset running the Google-owned platform.

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Report: Samsung has ‘major’ camera news for CES 2016

Report: Samsung has ‘major’ camera news for CES 2016

The days are counting down until CES 2016, and as such the rumor-mill has kicked into full gear. Among it is a new report claiming Samsung has something big planned for CES in the form of a “major statement” that will involve the company’s camera business. It's all very vague at this point, and of course Samsung isn't saying anything either way. Fortunately, there's only a few weeks left before we find out either way.

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iPhone 7 ditching the headphone jack is about control, not thinness

iPhone 7 ditching the headphone jack is about control, not thinness

Has time been called for the headphone jack? If the rumors are to be believed, it may well be Apple that culls the 3.5 mm socket on the next iPhone, and it's making people mad as hell.

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Huawei Mate 8 pics leak highlighting very thin bezels

Huawei Mate 8 pics leak highlighting very thin bezels

Renderings of a coming Huawei smartphone have leaked and the device is called the Mate 8. What can be gleaned from the renderings is that the device is wrapped in metal all around and will come in several colors. Under the rear camera appears to be a fingerprint reader.

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Tesla’s cheapest car could be its weirdest-looking

Tesla’s cheapest car could be its weirdest-looking

Tesla's upcoming Model 3 isn't just expected to be surprisingly affordable, it's also set to be astonishingly slippery, if new leaks are anything to go by. The entry-level EV in Tesla's range is set to go on sale in two years time, but with the final design not set to be revealed until March next year, speculation is rife about what it could look like.

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Google’s new Glass said to ditch the display

Google’s new Glass said to ditch the display

Glass may not have been the wearable revolution Google hoped, but the latest rumors suggest the reborn Project Aura is now working on a trio of successors. The team, which rebranded earlier this year and reportedly busied itself working on an enterprise wearable for users less swayed by fashion and more by functionality, is now said to have both consumers and businesses in mind.

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New Galaxy A5 and A7 images leak highlighting metal design

New Galaxy A5 and A7 images leak highlighting metal design

Some new images have leaked of coming Samsung smartphones in the form of the second generation of the Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7. These four leaked images show the front and back of each device and come out of China. Several nice updates are expected for the second generation of both these smartphones.

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Report: Facebook AI could alert parents when sharing kid pics

Report: Facebook AI could alert parents when sharing kid pics

Facebook could be working on a feature that would alert parents when they share a photo of their children on the social network. The feature seems to be geared toward safety, making parents aware, when applicable, that anyone can see the shared images of their children. This is part of Facebook’s larger work with deep learning and artificial intelligence, something that has been used to create other photo-centric features.

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BlackBerry ‘Vienna’ Android handset leaks in gallery

BlackBerry ‘Vienna’ Android handset leaks in gallery

BlackBerry recently launched its first ever Android smartphone. Though it hasn't been quite the hit some had hoped, the company isn't giving up. In the most recent BlackBerry leak, another Android-toting phone has surfaced; this particular handset is codenamed "Vienna", and a gallery of press renders purports to give us a look at the model.

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Apple person-to-person payments said next in wallet war

Apple person-to-person payments said next in wallet war

Apple Pay has already waged war on your credit cards; now it's said to be targeting person-to-person payments. A new service, similar in concept to PayPal's Venmo system which allows individuals to send money digitally to friends and family, is said to be the topic of discussions between the Cupertino firm and its banking partners.

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Lenovo’s early 2016 lineup includes Surface rival, Chromebook

Lenovo’s early 2016 lineup includes Surface rival, Chromebook

In less than two months, the year will be over so naturally manufacturers are already lining up their ducks for 2016. Lenovo's calendar for its 2016 ThinkPad catalog has just been leaked and it includes quite a few interesting pieces. There is, for example, another Surface Pro clone, which looks less like a clone, thankfully. And among the plethora of new laptops and hybrids lies a Chromebook, as if once again emphasizing that Chrome OS isn't going away yet. At least not by first quarter next year.

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Huawei Mate 8 could be overpowered, coming November 26

Huawei Mate 8 could be overpowered, coming November 26

Chinese OEM Huawei is definitely stepping up its role in the smartphone market. It helps that it has been chosen by Google to make one of the new Nexus smartphones. It helps even more when the Nexus 6P turns out to be quite the masterpiece. So now the mobile industry has its eyes on Huawei, ready to watch its every move. Like its upcoming Huawei Mate 8 flagship, which it is teasing for a 26th November unveiling. And according to leaked specs, this could yet be another winner for the OEM.

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