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Amazon Fire Phone charts new territory

3D-like visuals and a clever scanning app heat up the Fire Phone, though Android lovers may be lukewarm.

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Despite innovative spark, Amazon Fire Phone fails to fully ignite (review)

The Amazon Fire Phone is a mixed bag of visual and shopping treats and small disappointments that nevertheless add up. Here's what's good and bad about the e-tail giant's brave first phone.

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Apple CEO defends iPad sales, but admits softer demand

CEO Tim Cook said sales met its internal projections, even as he acknowledged it disappointed Wall Street.

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Use Airplane mode to charge your device faster

Is it a fact or fiction that enabling Airplane mode on your device will result in a faster charge? CNET's Dan Graziano seeks out the truth about charging your smartphone or tablet.

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Waterproof Hydro Icon treads budget waters

The Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof and only $150, but it doesn't offer much else.

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6 things to remember about iPhone 6 rumors

Gossip about Apple's next iPhone is everywhere. Crave's Eric Mack has a half dozen things to keep in mind as you watch the rumor mill spin.

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Take a closer look at the Kyocera Hydro Icon (pictures)

The 4G-capable smartphone is waterproof, but not much else.

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HTC readying three Android tablets, report says

In addition to the rumored Nexus 8, HTC could be prepping two other Android tablets.

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Xiaomi's Mi 4 flagship phone innovates on the iPhone design (hands-on)

The 4G-capable Android device may take its design cue from Apple's smartphone but it adds its own flourish with a swappable rear cover and a 5-inch display.

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Meet the stylish Xiaomi Mi 4 (pictures)

The latest Android flagship from the Chinese smartphone maker seems to be inspired by Apple's designs.

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Xiaomi unveils the iPhone-lookalike Mi 4

Powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and loaded with 3GB of RAM, the Android KitKat smartphone will debut in China.

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A waterproof phone that doesn't quite make a splash

The $149.99 Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof, but inconsistent call quality holds it back.

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