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Nokia isn’t done making smartphones. Photo: Nokia

Nokia has confirmed that it will be reentering the smartphone market in 2016 with new devices powered by Android. The handsets will likely be manufactured in Sichuan, China, where Nokia will also relocate its research and development center.

Nokia is to return to the smartphone business. Photo: Nokia

Nokia is to return to the smartphone business. Photo: Nokia

Almost a year since it sold its smartphone business to Microsoft, Nokia is preparing to launch new phones for 2017, according to sources familiar with the Finnish firm’s plans. Details are scarce for now, but it’s likely the devices will be powered by Android.

Android Device Manager on Android Wear. Photo: Google

Android Device Manager on Android Wear. Photo: Google

Google today announced a new update to the Android Device Manager that allows Android Wear users to track and find a misplaced phone from their wrist, and it’ll be available on all watches in the coming weeks.

“Game changer.” Image: OnePlus

“Game changer.” Image: OnePlus

OnePlus is announcing a brand new product next month, and we already know it won’t be a smartphone, a tablet, or a smartwatch. But it will be a “game changer,” according to a whole bunch of fancy promotional images the company outed today.

It's really happening.

It’s really happening. Photo: Nintendo

Nintendo has always been adamant it wouldn’t develop games for smartphones and tablets, but it has finally given in.

Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong and other popular franchises could soon be coming to Android and iOS after the Japanese company confirmed it will be developing new titles for smart devices with the help of game developer DeNA.

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