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Vive, HTC's VR headset. Photo: HTC

Vive, HTC’s VR headset. Photo: HTC

If there’s one way to encourage developers to build software for a brand new device, it’s to give them that device absolutely free. That’s what Valve and HTC are doing with the new Vive VR headset, which won’t cost a penny if you’re a qualified developer.

Android 5.1 comes to the Galaxy S5. Photo: Samsung

Android 5.1 comes to the Galaxy S5. Photo: Samsung

CyanogenMod fans with a Galaxy S5 can now get their hands on an unofficial CM 12.1 ROM based on Google’s latest Lollipop firmware. Compatible with both the international and CDMA models, the ROM brings everything you would expect to get with an Android 5.1 upgrade.

TouchWiz bloat is sticking around. Photo: Samsung

TouchWiz bloat is sticking around. Photo: Samsung

Samsung made many big changes for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge — not only to deliver brand new designs made from premium materials, but also to give adopters a better user experience. But has Samsung really scaled back its bloatware in TouchWiz?

According to the reports it has, but in reality, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge come with just as much bloatware as the Samsung devices that came before them. In fact, they have more pre-installed apps than the Galaxy Note 4.

A colorful Quad HD wallpaper on the Galaxy Note 4. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

A colorful Quad HD wallpaper on the Galaxy Note 4. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Finding wallpapers that looks crisp on a Quad HD display isn’t easy, so we’ve done the hard work for you. Here are 20 brightly-colored wallpapers with a super-sharp 1440×2560 resolution that look terrific on Quad HD smartphones like the LG G3 and the Galaxy Note 4.

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If you’re planning to pick up a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge in the coming months, you might consider getting it on T-Mobile if you watch a lot of movies and TV shows. The carrier is giving those who purchase either of Samsung’s latest flagships an entire year of Netflix absolutely free.

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