Sprint Makes HTC One M8 Harmon/Kardon Free

Black Friday is still a week away, but some companies are kicking their deals into action a bit earlier, such as Sprint. The carrier has decided to slash the price of the HTC One M8 Harman/Kardon Edition by a huge amount, making this one of the best smartphone deals you will find over the Black Friday period.

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Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android 4.4.4

It’s easy to forget that the Galaxy S5 is still Samsung’s current flagship smartphone. So many devices have come after it that it feels older than it is, but the S5 is still very much in the loop and remains a potent high end device. It is also has plenty of time left on the clock in terms of receiving updates, so it is no surprise to see the Sprint variant receive a new software bump.

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Sony Giving Away Three Movies to Xperia Z3 Users

If you are rocking an Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, or the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and are in the right place, you can grab some free movies courtesy of Sony. The Japanese company has made three different movies available free of charge for the above mentioned devices, although the offer is only for those living in the US, UK, France and Spain.

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Nokia N1: iPad Mini Copy or Not? You Decide

We previewed Nokia’s new N1 tablet earlier in the week and like everybody else in the tech press were instantly drawn to how much the device looks like Apple’s iPad Mini, a slate that it is a direct competitor to.

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Samsung Discusses Latest Old School Flip Phone

The flip phone may have been the go to device for business types and indeed consumers around a decade ago, but they sort of went away when the smartphone touchscreen form factor took hold. However, the Korean giants LG and Samsung have been keeping them alive in the Asian markets (Japan and China) where they are still actually desirable handsets.

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Xiaomi Will Surpass Samsung Says CEO

It’s hard to believe that Xiaomi is only four years old. Founded in 2010 the Chinese company has risen to prominence in a short time and is now the third biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world. The brand has passed industry giants such as Sony, HTC, LG, Lenovo, Motorola, and Huawei and now sits behind Apple and of course Samsung. However, Xiaomi?s has not finished just yet and has its crosshairs firmly pointed at top spot.

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Xiaomi Wants Fan Suggestions for Smartwatch

We are running out of companies who are NOT making smartwatches, even the ones who do not currently have a wearable have signalled their intentions to do so in the near future. Which leads us on to Xiaomi, the Chinese company that has shook the smartphones industry (especially Samsung) over the last two years.

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Apple To Change Camera on Next iPhone

Most reviews for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus claimed the handsets have among the best smartphone cameras ever made, and yours truly believes alongside some Nokia PureView efforts that is true. What is not up for debate is that Apple is one of the leading companies in smartphone camera technology with its iSight shooter.

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Microsoft Says 50 Million Lumia Handsets Activated

Microsoft was speaking in Germany and had plenty to say about Windows Phone and its newly acquired line of Lumia devices. The giant claimed that 50 million Lumia devices have now been activated, but of course most of those sales are thanks to Nokia and not Microsoft, with Redmond only buying the Finnish company’s phone business this year.

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Jolla Tablet Is an Intriguing Slate

Jolla has decided to turn its hand to tablets as the company has confirmed that it wants to build a slate that will have some good specs and come with an enticing price tag. Known as the Jolla Tablet, the device will run the company’s own Sailfish operating system, which may be a deal breaker for many people.

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