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Spot the differences between a real and a fake Galaxy S7

Spot the differences between a real and a fake Galaxy S7

With the massive popularity of the Galaxy S7 smartphone, there are people and manufacturers out there that want to trick people into buying their fake junk phones by making the devices look almost identical to the Galaxy S7. These rip off artists go so far as to fabricate the packaging and the fakes are very convincing.

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Leaked Sony C series smartphone successor pics surface

Leaked Sony C series smartphone successor pics surface

Everyday there are more and more leaked images of smartphones that hit the internet. The latest leak is an unannounced Sony device that might be a follow-up up to the C series of devices as evidenced by the front flash for improved selfies in low light conditions. We don't know much about this leaked device other than it has a 6-inch screen.

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Android Marshmallow update lands for Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact

Android Marshmallow update lands for Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact

Sony has announced that the rollout for the Android Marshmallow update for certain models of its Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 compact smartphones is kicking off. There is only one model of each device that the update is for, so before you get excited check that your device is compatible. The Marshmallow update supports the Z2 D6503 version, Z3 DD6603 version, and Z3 Compact D5803 version.

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Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone 6S Plus Coke freeze test is a sticky mess

Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone 6S Plus Coke freeze test is a sticky mess

We already know that both Samsung and Apple integrated waterproof or at least water resistant designs into both of these smartphones. We have seen them not die when doused with water before. This time out the person in the video decides to test both of these phones now with freezing water, but with frozen Coca-cola.

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Swedish tourism lets you call 1 number, talk to random Swedes

Swedish tourism lets you call 1 number, talk to random Swedes

Did you ever get bored and had the urge to talk to a random Swedish number out of the blue? If you've ever had a fantasy that specific and, frankly, odd, then dream no more. Sweden has just answered your prayers. Boasting to be the first country to have its own, official, national phone number, the Swedish government is inviting anyone and everyone outside of Sweden to dial +46 771 793 336 (or +46 771 SWEDEN) and get the chance to talk about anything and everything with a random Swede.

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Huawei P9 Lite to sport 5.2-inch screen and single 13MP camera

Huawei P9 Lite to sport 5.2-inch screen and single 13MP camera

We already know about the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus smartphones. Both of these devices went official and we have talked about all there is to know about them right now. Another P9 smartphone is coming and this one is called the P9 Lite and will be the low-end range for the P9 series. The Lite version will have a 5.2-inch full HD resolution display and a single rear camera.

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LG G5 subjected to bend and burn tests

LG G5 subjected to bend and burn tests

Everyone is concerned that their smartphones last as long as possible. People also don’t want to buy a device and then find out its junk after plunking down hundreds of dollars. We have seen plenty of bending tests for smartphones in the last few years, they aren't uncommon at all these days. Not too long ago we saw the Nexus 6P fail during a bend test and we have seen the iPhone 6s Plus withstand bending very well.

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Samsung Galaxy J3, Express Prime, and Express 3 hit AT&T

Samsung Galaxy J3, Express Prime, and Express 3 hit AT&T

AT&T has announced three new Samsung smartphones that customers on its prepaid and postpaid plans can enjoy on its network. All three of the new, devices are Samsung branded smartphones and will be available online and in AT&T stores. The new smartphones include the Galaxy Express Prime GoPhone, Galaxy J3, and the Galaxy Express 3.

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New HTC 10 flavor tipped with Snapdragon 652 and 3GB of RAM

New HTC 10 flavor tipped with Snapdragon 652 and 3GB of RAM

There have been lots of rumors about the HTC 10 smartphone so far with the official unveil coming April 12. Previous rumors tipped that the smartphone would have a Snapdragon 820 paired with 4GB of RAM. A new rumor has surfaced that HTC will be making a third version of the HTC 10 smartphone and this one is said to be targeting a lower price point and has lesser hardware inside.

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New bill targets prepaid ‘burner’ phones with ID requirement

New bill targets prepaid ‘burner’ phones with ID requirement

Burner phones are still as easily accessible as ever — you just head to your nearest convenience or big-box store, pick up a cheap prepaid phone and a phone card, and like magic you have a completely useable phone sans any identification records. It's a great thing if you're in a bind and in need of a last-minute phone, but not so great if you're law enforcement trying to hunt down potential criminals.

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Galaxy J5 leaked images highlight metal frame and colors

Galaxy J5 leaked images highlight metal frame and colors

Earlier this month some images of the Samsung J5 smartphone leaked when the device crossed TENAA in China. Those images highlighted a device that appeared to have a metal frame. This week some more images of the Samsung J5 have leaked and these appear to possible be official images from Samsung slated to show the device off when it officially launches. This new round of leaked images show the device from most angles.

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Windows 10 update released to Windows Phone

Windows 10 update released to Windows Phone

A number of smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1 begin to receive Windows 10 Mobile via Microsoft today. According to Michael Fortin, CVP Windows and Devices Group Core Quality, the list of devices that'll be seeing a Windows 10 Mobile update today is not the same as the list that's currently part of the Windows 10 Mobile Insider program. "As Windows 10 delivers significant new innovations," said Fortin, "many older devices are not able to successfully upgrade without an impact on the customer experience."

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