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HTC One X9

The One X9 is HTC’s latest addition to its crowded One series. Photo: HTC

The year is coming to an end, but HTC is still not done releasing smartphones. The company has just announced the One X9, its new mid range handset with a metal body that packs in some impressive specs. 

China argues new laws are necessary to keep citizens safe. Photo: Apple

China argues new laws are necessary to keep citizens safe. Photo: Apple

China’s Foreign Ministry said today that U.S. tech companies have nothing to fear from the country’s new anti-terrorism law, which could require companies to create “back doors” in products, or to hand over encryption information to the Chinese government.

Samsung Pay is finally on the way. Photo: Samsung

Samsung Pay is finally on the way. Photo: Samsung

Apple Pay will finally arrive in China next year, and it’s going to have strong competition from day one. Just hours after Apple announced the expansion of its mobile payment service, Samsung confirmed its own will be following after it struck an almost identical deal with China UnionPay.

Is Samsung back? Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Is Samsung back? Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung saw its market share grow last quarter for the first time in 2015, as Android continues to dominate the market worldwide. Google’s platform also saw growth throughout Europe’s “big five” markets, while Apple’s fell for the first time in over a year.

The OnePlus 2 is off to a great start. Photo: OnePlus

The OnePlus 2 is off to a great start. Photo: OnePlus

OnePlus fans living in China are lucky; unlike the rest of the world, they got the opportunity to buy the new OnePlus 2 without an invite this week, and boy, did they take advantage of that.

In just 64 seconds, the initial batch of 30,000 OnePlus 2 handsets were sold out.

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