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March 1, 2015, 4:35 PM

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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to arrive April 10 with 5.1" 2560x1440 displays, Exynos CPUs, embedded wireless charging, improved fingerprint sensor  —  Meet The New Samsung Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge, Arriving April 10  —  Samsung has indeed revealed its new flagship smartphone today …
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: design prioritized over waterproofing, removable batteries, and superfluous software features  —  Samsung's new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge put design first  —  Following countless leaks and endless teasers, Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Samsung bundles Microsoft apps on its new Galaxy S6  —  Samsung is bundling at least three Microsoft apps on its new Android-powered Galaxy S6 device.  While the move seems unusual, it comes just weeks after Microsoft and Samsung ended a bitter Android royalties dispute.
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
HTC Grip is iOS and Android compatible, GPS enabled fitness tracker developed in partnership with Under Armour and available for $199 this spring  —  HTC announces Grip, its first wearable fitness tracker  —  The wait for HTC's first wearable device has come to an end …
Chris Hall / Pocket-lint:
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Apple Watch will have low energy Power Reserve mode that will display only time  —  Apple's New Job: Selling a Smartwatch to an Uninterested Public  —  SAN FRANCISCO — For Apple, the hard part — making a smartwatch — is nearly over.  —  Soon it will be time for the harder part …
CNET:
Acer announces Liquid M220, a €79 Windows Phone coming to select European markets in April with a 4" display and 1.2GHz dual-core CPU  —  Acer's Liquid M220 offers Windows Phone on a budget (hands-on)  —  If you're curious about Windows Phone but don't want to spend much to check it out …
Ben Woods / The Next Web:
Huawei launches Talkband B2 activity tracker and N1 earbud hybrid  —  Huawei has today announced two new wearable devices, the B2 and N1, just ahead of the start of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  —  The B2 is the successor to last year's B1 activity tracker, and comes with upgraded functionality and 6-axis tracking.
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Sarah Mitroff / CNET:
Withings' Activite and Activite Pop watches are now Android-friendly  —  Starting March 2, you'll be able to connect a Withings Activite or Activite Pop watch to an Android phone or tablet.  —  Withings' stylish fitness trackers, the Activite and the Activite Pop, can now sync with Android phones …
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Sam Byford / The Verge:
Hands-on with WebOS-based LG Watch Urbane LTE and Android Wear-based LG Watch Urbane  —  Our first look at LG's new webOS and Android Wear smartwatches  —  LG has kicked off Mobile World Congress this Sunday morning in Barcelona by showing off its two Watch Urbane smartwatches for the first time.
Ben Woods / The Next Web:
ZTE launches Grand S3 with 5.5″ 1080p display and Eyeprint ID biometric security  —  ZTE has today lifted the lid on its latest flagship handset to hit the market, and this time around it comes with an upgraded screen and better camera capabilities.  —  Key specs of the device include …

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