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Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing)

These powerful, reversible charging ports are all the rage, and are coming to a phone near you. Here's everything you need to know as new USB-C phones trickle out.

By July 26, 2015

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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By July 24, 2015

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Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015

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Where can Microsoft's Windows Phone go from here?

With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.

By July 27, 2015

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Can OnePlus 2 equal success for a small smartphone startup?

OnePlus, a small Chinese upstart, drew big hype after it released the OnePlus One -- a smartphone geek's smartphone. With its follow up device, the OnePlus 2, it looks to take the next step.

By July 27, 2015

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Overscan: You're not seeing the whole picture on your TV

Your TV might be cutting off the edges of your movies and TV shows. Make sure you check this setting to get the whole picture.

By July 24, 2015

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What we want from Mass Effect: Andromeda

Find out what the team from our sister site GameSpot wants from Mass Effect: Andromeda.

By July 22, 2015

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Tech puts the 'special' in special effects

Advances in technology have helped animators, visual effects artists and filmmakers bring revolutionary characters and worlds to the big screen.

By July 16, 2015

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Why Flappy Bird was just the start for Vietnam's startup scene

Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.

By July 26, 2015

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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015