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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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Android One goes on sale in India, $105 phone marks a new era for Google

The $100-priced phones may get Android L before you do!

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

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Spec showdown: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. the Galaxy Note 4, LG G3 Stylus, and LG G Flex

Apple's officially in the phablet game, but how does it look when compared to the best Android phablets?

on greenbot.com

Halo Infiltrates Windows 8 Mobile Devices in July

The popular gaming franchise expands its reach with a new story and a new design.

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Spec showdown: Apple's iPhone 6 vs. the new Moto X, Galaxy S5, LG G3, and HTC One (M8)

The brand new Apple iPhone 6 is here. Does it put the latest Android phones to shame?

on greenbot.com

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You should see the other guys: How smartphones have advanced since the last iPhone update

We've made an entire circuit around the globe since the last time Tim Cook unveiled a new smartphone. What have other phone makers been doing since then? And how will that inform what Apple announces at Tuesday's big event?

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Metal has become mandatory on high-end smartphones

In the hunt for differentiation smartphone vendors are fousing more on design

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Best of IFA: The eye-catching new gear you need to see, from dirt-cheap PCs to smartwatches galore

The annual IFA trade show in Berlin was home to a slew of big-name gadget reveals. Here's a rundown of the devices you need to know about.

on pcworld.com

Verizon Releasing a Major Software Update for the Galaxy S3

Update brings a host of fixes and new features, including Multi-Window capability and the Best Shot camera feature.

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Hands-on with the impressive new Moto X and Moto G

Motorola continues its comeback with some big improvements to its best phones.

on greenbot.com

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Isis Wallet mobile payment service changes its name to Softcard

The startup wants to avoid association with the Islamic militant group known as ISIS

Video from IFA: Samsung goes curvy with Note Edge

Get a closer look at Samsung's new Galaxy Note Edge, which uses a sliver of curved glass to deliver news, messages, and additional functions to the phone.

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What to expect from IFA 2014: Phablets, tablets, and a hoard of smartwatches

It started with rumors and immediately escalated to pre-announcements. Here's what to expect from Berlin's annual tech show.

on greenbot.com

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T-Mobile pushes paid data plans, makes room for bigger families

Not to complain too much, but it's getting tricky to keep track of all these promotions.

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California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world