This Is What Lumias Will Look Like Now, Without Nokia Branding

Microsoft is officially cutting the Nokia branding on its Lumia handsets. From now on, its smartphones will be branded with the Microsoft Lumia name.


Google's Launching A Special Store Just For Project Ara Hardware

Everybody’s favourite modular phone project, Google’s Ara, is about to get little bit more interesting. Recently, the company quietly announced that it would be launching a hardware store for developers to sell their own Ara components. It will be a little bit like the Play Store, except with hot-swappable hardware instead of apps.


LG's Next Smartphone Will Have Its Own Processor Inside

One factor that’s certainly helped in Samsung’s near-domination of the Android market over the last few years is its use of Samsung-manufactured components in its vast range of Android handsets. You can therefore bet that the CEO won’t be too happy to hear that LG is now manufacturing top-end silicon of its own.


I'm The Last Twentysomething Who Doesn't Own A Smartphone

Hi. My name is Mia, and I’m a millennial who doesn’t own a smartphone. Yes. Take a moment. Maybe tweet about it #dumbphonesbelike. Snapchat a picture of you looking horrified. Send a ghost emoji to a loved one.


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What's Next For The Smartphone In A Rapidly Changing Market?

It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months — the length of a typical contract with a network service provider. After all, it is a fast-moving, high-turnover market and planned obsolescence is how it is kept moving. Being high turnover means new models with new features can be brought to market and readily consumed by users conditioned to want the latest and greatest.


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There's Already An iOS 8.1 Jailbreak For The iPhone 6

Some people sure do work quick. Team Pangu has just made available a jailbreak for iOS 8.1 — and it works on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPad Air 2, along with older devices.


Some Customers Are Getting Double-Charged With Apple Pay

A nifty new payment system is not without its quirks. A few early adopters who used Apple Pay to stock up on Halloween candy ended up getting charged two times per transaction. For now, however, it only seems to be those who used Bank of America debit cards.


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