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Meizu's MX4 packs octa-core processor, 20-megapixel camera, and iPad-inspired design

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu has a reputation for aping Apple designs, and this time around, the flagship MX4 shrinks the iPad Air down for one-handed use.

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Lenovo Tab S8 is a slim and affordable 8-incher

Grab your tech passport and travel to Berlin for the massive IFA consumer-electronics trade show.

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How those nude photos were leaked (and why you should care)

What does the hack mean for your own cloud security? Here are all of your nude selfie-related questions answered.

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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

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Turn any shoes into a soothing heat chamber.

Heated smart insoles keep your tootsies toasty

Digitsole connected insoles let you control the temperature of your feet through an app while also tracking distance and calories.

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Open WebOS reborn as LuneOS for mobile devices

The operating system is an open-source alternative to Android and the many other operating systems available on mobile devices right now.

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It won't be long before the iPhone 5S is supplanted by the iPhone 6.

Apple iPhone 6 allegedly flaunted in hands-on video

Video claims to show Apple's expected 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with a next-gen A8 processor and near-field communication.

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Close up with the LG G3 S, aka G3 Beat (pictures)

A cheaper, smaller version of LG's flagship phone attempts to maintain the premium look without making too many compromises.

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Siri on the left vs. Cortana on the right.

Microsoft's Cortana disses Siri in new video spot

Running on the new HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, the Cortana voice-activated assistant touts its superiority over Apple's Siri.

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David Singleton, director of Android engineering, says "thousands" of apps have been updated to support Android Wear.

Google says Android Wear about to get even smarter (Q&A)

The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo in June. CNET sat down with two of the project's head engineers to find out what's new.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 25: David Singleton, Director of Engineering of Android at Google, stands in front of a Samsung Gear Live watch during the Google I/O Developers Conference at Moscone Center on June 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The seventh annual Google I/O Developers conference is expected to draw thousands through June 26. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Google's Android Wear team: We'll update early and often

The tech titan has "several" updates to the Android Wear OS coming by year's end, with the first due this week. Here's a hint of what to expect.

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64GB iPhone 6 may adopt sapphire screen as test -- analyst

Apple may test the waters of a sapphire-screened phone by limiting the tough but pricey material to a single version of the next iPhone this year, claims analyst Gene Munster.

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