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HTC Desire Eye review – much more than just a ‘selfie phone’

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With a front-facing camera as high-quality as its 13 megapixel main snapper, the HTC Desire Eye inevitably hit headlines in the tech world as ‘HTC’s selfie phone’. But as we go hands-on with the mid-range Android smartphone in our HTC Desire Eye review, we find it has a lot more to offer than just a…

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Take a look at the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in this leaked press shot

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The latest batch of Samsung flagships aren't expected to be announced until Sunday's Galaxy Unpacked event, but thanks to someone jumping the gun at US network Sprint we seem to have an 'official' glimpse at the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge ahead of time. As expected, the image shows off two distinct Samsung phones and annoyingly it…

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Smartphone displays could have built-in fingerprint scanners fairly soon

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Remember a couple of weeks ago when we showed you Apple's patent for building TouchID into an iPhone/iPad display? It could happen sooner than you think. Apple's idea might still be in the very early stages, but a South Korean company believes it can build fingerprint-scanning touchscreens into phones by the end of the year. CrucialTec…

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Kyocera will be showing off a solar-powered smartphone at MWC

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Alternative means of powering your phone isn't really something that's kicked off just yet, despite there being some options popping up every now and again. But what about a phone that doesn't need to be plugged into charge because it has its own solar panels? Sounds ludicrous, but Kyocera has a prototype that'll be on display at…

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LG announces four mid-range smartphones for MWC

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LG has announced that it will be unveiling four new mid-range handsets at next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Despite the mid-range title, LG claims that these phones will come with features usually reserved for premium models. The new phones will be called Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy, and according to LG they combine…

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HTC confirms a new HTC One will be revealed on 1st March

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After much speculation and countless rumours about what's going on, we finally know exactly when we'll be hearing about the next HTC One smartphone. HTC has confirmed that the phone is coming to MWC, and will be officially launched on 1st March. The announcement was made through HTC's UK Twitter account, confirming that the phone is…

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The Project Ara modular smartphone could be on display at MWC next month

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When it comes to the future of smartphone technology, nothing is quite as exciting as the possibility of one day owning a phone with replaceable hardware components. We've already heard a bit about the release of the first modular phone from Google's Project Ara, and word has it that we could see it at MWC…

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Samsung has teased us with remarks about the Galaxy S6’s ‘intelligent camera’

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The rumour mill is currently abuzz with information of what may, or may not, be included in the Samsung Galaxy S6 when it's released later this year. The most recent rumours have been focussed on the device's camera, and it seems that Samsung isn't that interested in keeping all that information under wraps. According to DoonHoon Jang, Samsung's Senior…

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The Kodak IM5 is available to pre-order, arriving in late March/early April

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The Kodak IM5 smartphone was originally announced at CES last month, and if you liked what you saw you should be happy to hear that the phone is already available for pre-order -- ready for a release sometime towards the end of March or start of April. PhoneArena spotted that the phone is already up for…

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