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Unpacked... again. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Unpacked… again. Screenshot: Cult of Android

If you missed Samsung’s Unpacked event on Sunday and you don’t have time to fit the whole thing into your schedule, you can see all you need to see in just 60 seconds.

Google Wallet is sticking around. Photo: Google

Google Wallet is sticking around. Photo: Google

Google’s ready to take on Apple Pay with a new mobile payments platform called Android Pay. It will work over NFC, and it will come with an API that will allow third-party developers to integrate the service into their own Android apps.

Sense ID uses ultrasonic waves to map your fingerprint. Photo: Qualcomm

Sense ID uses ultrasonic waves to map your fingerprint. Photo: Qualcomm

Apple’s Touch ID sensor has been the best and most reliable fingerprint scanner since it made its debut in the iPhone 5s, but competing products announced at Mobile World Congress this week could give the Cupertino company some concern.

Not only has Samsung made huge improvements to its own fingerprint sensor for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, but Qualcomm has delivered an even more impressive alternative called Sense ID that works through aluminum, stainless steel, and more.

Samsung's best yet have finally arrived. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s best yet have finally arrived. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s love affair with cheap, tacky plastic is on hold for its stunning new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

Unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the new handsets pull out all the stops in an effort to reverse Samsung’s declining smartphone sales and mount a new challenge against Apple’s most popular iPhones to date.

They sport all-new designs made out of premium materials, and vastly improved software that promises a better user experience. But they aren’t without their own compromises.

Tune into Samsung's Unpacked event here. Photo: Samsung

Tune into Samsung’s Unpacked event here. Photo: Samsung

In just a few hours, Samsung will be kicking off its Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It’s going to be the South Korean company’s biggest event of 2015, with both the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge expected — and you can watch the whole thing live right here.

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