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Samsung Mobile Instagram teases Galaxy K camera phone announcement

Samsung Mobile posted a video on its official Instagram account today, advising followers that it will unveil its next Galaxy device tomorrow at 11AM SGT. The company’s cryptic clip shows a highly detailed camera zoom in on the Red Dot Design Museum in Singapore where the media event is going to be …

Geeksphone Revolution gets price drop, software updates

The Revolution is ready for some updates, Geeksphone announced on Monday. The smartphone lets users choose to run either Google's mobile operating system Android or Mozilla's Boot2Gecko -- the open-source browser-based OS that's better known as Firefox OS.<p>The Spanish company is putting finishing …

Software

Microsoft's Elop: Nokia brand soon to vanish from smartphones

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, starting his new job as head of Microsoft's devices group Monday, doesn't see the Nokia name sticking around for long at Microsoft.<p>"Nokia as a brand will not be used for long going forward for smartphones," Elop said in a Q&A on its Conversations blog (recently …

Windows Phone

Leaked image of LG G3 rear gives us a look at redesigned back buttons

Now that the HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2 and Samsung Galaxy S5 have all been unveiled, the next major flagship to touch down will likely be the LG G3. Although we don’t know exactly when LG will take the wraps off the device, rumors and leaks related to the handset have certainly intensified as of …

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FORTUNE — There is little doubt that today’s smartphones offer room for improvement. Ubiquitous and beloved though they may be, the portable devices are fragile, offer limited choice, and generate a growing mass of e-waste that’s been called nothing short of a “global time bomb.”<p>Google’s Project …

Here's What It Looks Like To Drive In One Of Google's Self-Driving Cars On City Streets

In a blog post earlier today, Google said that its cars can handle thousands of urban situations that would've stumped computers just a couple years ago.<p>To date, the cars have gone about 700,000 miles in self-driving mode, with the majority on freeways, the company said.<p>Driving on the freeways …