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HTC M10 “Perfume” might finally have competitive cameras

HTC M10 “Perfume” might finally have competitive cameras

There was a time not too long ago when HTC tried to make it big in the smartphone camera department with its UltraPixels spiel. The problem with that was it was a rather confusing new marketing buzzword that ended up with little to show for. It eventually ditched that term, save for the front camera, opting for a still underwhelming regular sensor. Now it seems that HTC is finally really stepping up, based on a few leaks that point to what could be an impressive camera pair, that will still be "UltraPixel".

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Samsung Galaxy S7 pre-order tipped for Feb. 21 with free Gear VR

Samsung Galaxy S7 pre-order tipped for Feb. 21 with free Gear VR

In just about 10 days, we will finally get to see whether all the hype around the Samsung Galaxy S7 was really worth their salt. Samsung has already announced its UNPACKED event for 21st February on the eve of MWC 2016, where it is expected to unveil the smartphone, possibly along with another VR product. But on that very day itself as well, it seems that the two, smartphone and VR, will also team up, with pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 tipped to start on that very day and will come with a Gear VR headset.

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Instagram’s rolling out new video view counter

Instagram’s rolling out new video view counter

Instagram is known for its images, but the service allows video uploads, too, and the instances of video viewership have been increasing steadily, particularly in the last handful of months. In light of that comes a new feature, video view counts, enabling anyone to see how often a video has been watched. The view counter, which will be rolling out over the next few weeks, is found where the “likes” used to be.

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T-Mobile launches LG K7, Windows 10 Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL

T-Mobile launches LG K7, Windows 10 Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL

Just as the been pre-announced last month, a new kind of Alcatel smartphone has arrived on T-Mobile's shelves. While the carrier already has the OneTouch Fierce XL in its list, that one ran Android as expected. This new version, however, runs on Windows 10 Mobile, making it the first smartphone on T-Mobile's portfolio running that particular operating system. But as if to balance the forces and keep peace during Valentine's Day, T-Mobile has also launched one of LG's most recent budget-friendly, photography-oriented Android smartphones, the LG K7.

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Huawei Y6 Pro debuts with impressive 4,000mAh battery

Huawei Y6 Pro debuts with impressive 4,000mAh battery

Coming out of nowhere today, smartphone manufacturer Huawei has just launched a new mid-range, 5-inch device under the moniker of Y6 Pro. As the international release of the Enjoy 5, which debuted in China recently, the Y6 Pro is the latest in a number of new global smartphone launches for Huawei over the past few months, including the GX8 in the US, the Honor 5X in the UK, and the Mate 8. While not a flagship device, the Y6 Pro boasts of several impressive specs, along with a generously large battery.

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Archos 50d Oxygen heads to MWC with 1.3GHz octo-core processor

Archos 50d Oxygen heads to MWC with 1.3GHz octo-core processor

Archos has a new smartphone that will be making its official debut at MWC 2016 kicking off in about 11 days. At the show, the smartphone will make its official world debut, but ahead of that debut, Archos is giving up the details on the device. Part of the appeal of the 50d Oxygen is a minimalistic design that looks very good considering the budget price attached to the smartphone.

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Gold Samsung Galaxy S7 dummy pops up showing mixed lineage

Gold Samsung Galaxy S7 dummy pops up showing mixed lineage

We're just a few days away from Samsung's next UNPACKED event, where we'll finally see the Galaxy S7 and its sibling, or siblings, revealed. So expect that news, leaks, and tips to run like crazy until then. Of course, there will be no shortage of such material coming from all over the world. Like these photos from Spain, allegedly of the Galaxy S7 in a golden sheen. Aside from hinting at a gold color option for the smartphone, the images also confirm the core design of Samsung's next flagship.

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Alcatel Idol 4S box to serve as VR goggles, MWC lineup revealed

Alcatel Idol 4S box to serve as VR goggles, MWC lineup revealed

MWC 2016 is fast approaching, so naturally OEMs are trying to get in the last pieces of their wares. Or trying hard not to let the public see yet. Of course, with all the leaks and tips going on, that's nigh impossible to accomplish. Even Alcatel isn't exempt from that malady. In fact, it may have just been hit hard the most, with its entire lineup having practically been revealed. That said, it does bear one new interesting tidbit, that Alcatel's new OneTouch Idol 4S will come in a plastic box that will double as a VR headset.

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HTC M10 render hints at a clean break, might skip MWC

HTC M10 render hints at a clean break, might skip MWC

HTC has a special place in the Android world, being one of the first adopters of the Android operating system. So when a company with such a history starts floundering, it is both interesting and heartbreaking. HTC has tried, as much as it can, to pick itself up with device after device and product after product, sometimes with old tricks and sometimes with new ideas. The upcoming HTC M10, codenamed "Perfume' might finally be of the latter. If this unofficial render is any indication, HTC might finally be making a clean break from its past baggage, for better or for worse.

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LG G5 Quick Cover teases always-on display

LG G5 Quick Cover teases always-on display

LG has taken the wraps off its Quick Cover for the LG G5 smartphone. Though the phone isn’t available yet, the company has detailed its windowed cover, and also teased the rumored always-on display feature. With the LG G5 Quick Cover, which features a semi-transparent mesh cover, users are able to see certain details on their display through a small window, eliminating the need to open the cover for every little notification.

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LG G5 might also have an Always On display but with LCD

LG G5 might also have an Always On display but with LCD

Yesterday we saw Samsung trying to trademark the phrase "Always On Display" in Korea, which was a strange move considering how that phrase has been used in smartphone features already. Now we're seeing part of its motive for doing so. It's compatriot and rival LG apparently is doing something similar with its own upcoming flagship. An animated GIF now hints that the LG G5 will also have an Always On feature like that rumored for the Galaxy S7. The difference is that LG might be sticking to LCD instead of OLED for this feature.

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