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Verizon’s Advanced Calling 1.0: HD voice and video calling

The much-awaited Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology that is set to revolutionise how we make and receive calls is coming soon for Verizon subscribers. They’ve announced the rollout of their HD voice and video calling capability - called Advanced Calling 1.0 - in the next few weeks, a little behind competitors AT&T and T-Mobile but ahead of other US carriers.

Archos Platinum smartphones and Oxygen tablet revealed

IFA 2014 is almost upon us and Archos wants everyone to know that it will also be there. To stay ahead of the spotlight-grabbing flood of announcements that will take place next week, it is unveiling ahead of time its new batch of budget-friendly Android devices, including two new smartphones from its Platinum line and a shiny 10.1-inch Oxygen tablet.

New leaked pictures of Xperia Z3 show clearer view

We’re just a few days away from the official announcement of Sony’s newest smartphone, the Xperia Z3. But people still can’t get enough of any new leaks about the upcoming flagship of the Japanese OEM. New leaked photos show a better view of the handset, including a closer look at its battery.

HTC Desire 510 wants 4G LTE to be more accessible

LTE prices are starting to go down but the costs of smartphones that can support it aren't. Aspiring to bring an LTE-capable smartphone to the masses, HTC is unleashing the Desire 510, a mid-range smartphone touted to be an always connected multimedia device in your pocket and bears some of the highlights of HTC's more expensive selection.

California “kill switch” bill takes effect July 1, 2015

The once contentious "kill switch" feature, previously blocked and now accepted by the mobile industry, has finally been signed into law, at least in California. But given the practical implications of this new legal mandate, suffice it to say that we would most likely see this anti-theft feature implemented equally across the country, whether or not other states legally require it.

Huawei teases Ascend Mate7 with “7 Dreamers” ad campaign

IFA 2014 is almost upon us but it won't be a party exclusive to top Western brands. Popular, and some not so popular, Chinese companies are aiming to also make it big at Berlin next week, and Huawei will definitely not let the opportunity pass. But what will its expected Ascend Mate7 really be bringing to the table? Huawei isn't talking yet, but its teasing everyone with a new ad campaign focusing so-called "7 Dreamers".