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Samsung dreams of a day when retina scans will pay the bills

Samsung recently introduced its new Exynos quad-core ModAP processor and it looks like it is already setting an eye to what’s next — possibly even the Next Big Thing. The official Samsung Exynos Twitter account has teased an insight into what they are working on, stating, “Security can be improved using features unique to us. That’s what we

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These pictures claim to show the Sony Xperia Z3

Is this Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone? Possibly. A set of images has founds its way online that claim to be the Xperia Z3, the successor to the Xperia Z2. The overall design looks similar to the previous Xperia hero devices (Xperia Z1 and the Z2), but these images show a device with the edges a

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Unknown Motorola smartphone leaks running Android L

An image of an unreleased Motorola smartphone has surfaced. According to leaker TKTechNews, this specific Moto device is hooked onto Verizon’s network and is larger than the current Moto X, reportedly coming to market with curved edges and a 1080p display. While it’s unknown what specific Moto device this is, a video shows it running

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BlackBerry says the Passport ‘reinvents the mobile keyboard’

BlackBerry is giving a bit more insight into the new touch-enabled keyboard on the upcoming BlackBerry Passport. The company already revealed a few tips and tricks for how users can benefit the most from using the physical and ‘contextual virtual keys.’ Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, took to the company blog

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Update: BlackBerry now accepting applications to BBM for Windows Phone beta

Your time is almost here, Windows Phone 8 users. After months of anticipation, BlackBerry has started to accept applications to the BBM for Windows Phone beta. On the company blog, Jeff Gadway, head of product and brand marketing for BBM, stated that BlackBerry has “gotten an incredible number of requests” for the popular messaging service to

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Rogers First Rewards program sees some points restructuring

Rogers rolled out its First Rewards loyalty program late last year, which allowed customers to accumulate points based on their per-month spend, to later be redeemed for discounts or perks like increased wireless minutes, specialty TV channels, or faster cable internet.