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Microsoft slashes Lumia 950 and 950 XL prices, free Display Dock included

Microsoft continues to offer attractive discounts on its Lumia 950/950 XL phones. With rumors of an upcoming Surface Phone, prices may have to drop even further to clear out inventory.

HTC launched JBL Reflect Aware C, includes these $200 headphones with HTC 10 purchase

HTC continues to post compelling offers for potential HTC 10 buyers. These new high end noise-cancelling headphones connect via the USB Type-C port.

DisplayMate analysis: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 continues Samsung's dominance in display technology

As some lament the lack of smartphone innovation, Samsung shows it continues to offer new features in its industry-leading OLED smartphone displays.

Seven reasons to pay double for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

There are some fantastic Android smartphones available for $400 or less, so why did Matthew Miller pay double for Samsung's latest and greatest?

$400 flagship Honor 8 announced for US market: First impressions of this dual camera beauty

Honor is Huawei's e-brand targeted towards the younger millennial generation. However, don't be fooled by the Honor 8, it's a full-blown high end Android smartphone launching in the US at an affordable price.

Android 7.0 Nougat released: What to expect on the Nexus 6P

Android's latest software is available starting today, if you own a compatible Nexus device. The LG V20 will be the first non-Nexus to launch with Nougat while many other devices will get it over the next few months.

Galaxy Note 7 performance fails to match premium price and specs

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 hit store shelves last week and we now see various reports of performance issues on this expensive, flagship Android smartphone.

10 best smartphones of 2016 so far

With the launch of the HTC 10 and the passing of all the winter shows, it's time to pick the 10 best smartphones to get this year started.

Battle of the Android flagships: HTC 10, LG G5, and Samsung Galaxy S7

All three of these phones are outstanding and are priced lower than a comparable iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. Preference comes down to look, feel, and camera performance.

HTC releasing Boost+ for all Android devices, designed to optimize performance

The new HTC 10 comes with Boost+ installed, but HTC is also releasing a version for other Android phones on the Google Play Store this week.

HTC 10: Specs sublime, powered amp, BoomSound speakers better than ever

HTC triumphs with aluminum unibody design, revolutionary speakers, ear-blowing headset audio, dual OIS-enabled cameras, long battery life, and more.

iFixit teardown: LG G5 modular design earns it a high smartphone repairability score

It looks like a removable battery and microSD cards aren't the only things easy to take apart on the LG G5. This new Android smartphone earned a very high 8/10 repairability rating.

Quality calls still matter: T-Mobile introduces Enhanced Voice Services

T-Mobile continues to innovate in the wireless space, this time focusing on improving call quality and reliability.

Starbucks finally launching an app for Windows phones, banks are coming back too

Starbucks has been one of those apps missing from Windows phones that always bothered me. We hear that Starbucks is coming soon to mobile while banks make a return through the universal Windows 10 platform.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs S7 Edge: Should you jump off the Note upgrade train?

Samsung's S7 Edge is a refinement over the S6 Edge and offers many compelling features for all Android fans. If you don't use your S Pen, then you should seriously consider the S7 Edge.

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 Edge review: Samsung sets the bar for all smartphones

Samsung S6 Edge was an engineering marvel, but had a few issues that left some of us disappointed. The Galaxy S7 Edge fixes those issues and is the best smartphone currently available.

HTC 10 smartphone to be announced on 12 April

HTC continues to promote the #powerof10 in its latest invite image as we now have a date to look forward to for its latest Android smartphone.

7 small-screen smartphones: Can 4-inch iPhone SE trump rivals?

Meet the next iPhone's top rivals: In a market ruled by huge handsets, we found the seven best smartphones sporting screen sizes no bigger than 5.2-inches.

T-Mobile announces LG G5 launch offer: free LG 360 Camera and battery bundle with preorder

The LG G5 is all set to launch in early April and T-Mobile is offering a couple attractive accessories for early buyers.

Nextbit Robin first impressions: Cool Electric color, pure Android UI, unique storage scheme

My new Electic color Nextbit Robin I backed on Kickstarter arrived yesterday and so far I'm enjoying the experience. Enjoy product photos of this unique color scheme as I continue testing out this new Android smartphone.

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