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Huawei launched new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones with bigger screens and AI chips

Huawei Mate 10Chinese based Huawei has announced a new set of smartphones, the Mate 10 and the Mate 10 Pro. Both come with bigger screens, next to no bezel space along the edges and new AI hardware that they claim will improve performance in that arena.

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Moto Z2 Force brings back beloved features in new device

Moto Z2 ForceLenono has announced their Motorola phone, their latest in their Z Force line, which gained a reputation for its virtually shatter proof screen.

The Moto Z2 Force is similar to its predecessor. It maintains a similar design with rounded corners and a size meant to fit easily in the hand (no phablets here). The screen uses their patented ShatterShield technology. The plastic screen can withstand most abuse and is the most indestructible currently on the market. That makes it prone to scratches, but a simple screen protector would take care of that.

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The curious case of the LG G6 Smartphone

LG G6LG has been criticized for years as a showboating company that tries to hard to sell phones based on pointless features and badly thought out gimmicks. It looks like they may have finally learned their lesson.

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OnePlus 3T announced, with even more features to enjoy

OnePlus 3TOnePlus had a massive hit six months ago when they launched the OnePlus 3, a new kind of smartphone with a focus on affordability without skimping on features. Now, they are already announcing a new model that has improved functionality, even though a full year has not yet passed.

The OnePlus 3T, the company promises, will be a similar device with some new goodies thrown into the mix.

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Blackberry gives up on smartphones, goes the software route

BlackBerry LogoBlackberry has announced that after years of struggling to find their footing in the market they once dominated, they will be giving up on making smartphones. Instead, they will be focusing on software, mobile security, and management.

Blackberry’s Sharp Decline

It isn’t a surprise to anyone who has been keeping their eye on the company. Once the biggest player in the mobile game, they were the go to across the world. But with the introduction of the iPhone, and Google’s foray into smartphones with Android, Blackberry sales began to suffer.

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IFA 2016: Sony announces Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact Smartphones

Sony Xperia XZSony has unveiled their new flagship smartphones in Berlin today, the Xperia XZ and the Xperia Compact. The company has stated that convenience and spontaneity are the main aims for these new releases, as they continue to spread their wings to every corner of the technology world.

Expanding into the mobile market, the Xperia series is already proving to be fairly successful. With a focus on daily life needs, they put a ton of effort into the camera. Unsurprising, given the past products under the Sony banner, where media has always been king.

But do they match up against the Apple brand, their most obvious contender?

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Clumsy? Samsung Galaxy S7 Active may be perfect for you

Samsung Galaxy S7 ActiveFor years the joke has been that the clumsy should stick with indestructible Nokia bricks for smartphones to avoid the costs of constantly replacing their device. But the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active may be the solution to that problem.

The new Samsung phone is different in design from its flagship predecessors. Bulky, certainly less sleek and holding an enormous battery, it was designed for function, not aesthetics. The case is thick and oddly textured, resembling older smartphone models before manufacturers started going with the slim, chic design in mind.

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