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You have to love either its gargantuan 5.7-inch display or its sensitive stylus for <a href="http://reviews.cnet.com/samsung-galaxy-note-3/">Samsung's Galaxy Note 3</a> to float to the top of your wishlist. But if you do yearn for the pricier Android 4.2.2 phablet, you're rewarded with new multitasking smarts and a revamped note app that makes freehand a lot more fun. Even if you brush aside the S Pen wand, top-tier features that include an unprecedented 3GB of RAM align in a stellar smartphone as philosophically opposite to the iPhone as you can get.</p>

Samsung Galaxy Note 4: The features, launch date, price, and specs we expect from Samsung's next stylus-ized 'phablet'

If history repeats itself, Samsung's fourth-generation supersize phone will reveal itself in Berlin the first week of September.

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AT&T brings Windows Phone 8.1 update to the Nokia Lumia 925 and 520

This update to Windows Phone brings a slew of new features.

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Rugged Kyocera Brigadier for Verizon sports Sapphire display

Priced at $99.99 on-contract, the ultra-durable Kyocera Brigadier is Verizon's newest rugged 4G LTE handset.

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Adjust Google Play to require a password for every purchase

Update your password requirement on Google Play to discontinue the 30-minute grace period for purchases.

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5.7-inch LG G Vista joins Verizon family for $99 on-contract

The budget "phablet" comes with an 8-megapixel camera, a 1.2GHz quad-core chipset, and LG's signature rear controls.

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Xiaomi jumps to fifth-largest smartphone maker worldwide

The young Chinese company has quickly gained market share and now takes its place in the top 5 as the "star performer" in the second quarter, according to Strategy Analytics.

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Apple now rumored to launch iPhone 6 on October 14

If the rumors are true, October promises to be a busy month for Apple with new iPhones, iPads, and possibly the iWatch.

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​Korean handset maker Pantech saved from bankruptcy

Despite reluctance from three major carriers, creditors have agreed to extend Pantech's deadline for debt repayment by two years, keeping the South Korean company alive for the time being.

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Seven ways to make the LG G3 even better

LG's latest flagship smartphone has everything it takes to compete with other high-end devices. Here's what you need to know about customizing and tweaking the device to the fullest.

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Midrange Samsung Galaxy Avant hops onto T-Mobile for $9 a month, $216 all in

The 4.5-inch Android smartphone goes on sale on T-Mobile starting today.

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Ford to nix BlackBerry in favor of iPhone

The automaker confirms that it will replace BlackBerry phones with Apple iPhones for around 3,300 workers by the end of 2014.

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Trick yourself into working out by using your smartphone

If you hate exercise but love games, Donald Bell showcases a few apps that can help improve your health step-by-step.

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