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Customers love the Tray Typer so much that they take them home. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Customers love the Tray Typer so much that they take them home. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Using your smartphone while scoffing fast food will leave your shiny display covered in grease and grime, but thanks to KFC, there’s a better way to live-tweet what you’re eating.

The finger-licking chicken giant has designed a paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard called the Tray Typer, which lets you text, tweet, and even get stuff done over dinner without having to touch your smartphone at all.

Will Google's next Nexus have the Note 4's display? Photo: Google

Will Google’s next Nexus have the Note 4’s display? Photo: Google

While it may seem unlikely, speculation surrounding a new Nexus smartphone made by Huawei refuses to die.

According to one analyst based in China, the device is indeed on its way, and it will deliver a 5.7-inch Quad HD display and Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 processor.

The first Nintendo game will land on smartphones this year.

The first Nintendo game will land on smartphones this year.

Nintendo will deliver its first smartphone game by the end of this year, and there will be four more to come by 2017, president Satoru Iwata has confirmed.

While they may not sound like a whole lot, Nintendo insists it will demonstrate its commitment to smartphones and tablets by delivering quality games that are supported long after their release dates.

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Android and iOS apps on Windows phones? Yup. Photo: Microsoft

More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to allow them to run Android and iOS apps… sort of.

Samsung beats Apple to the best smartphone camera for the first time. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung beats Apple to the best smartphone camera for the first time. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Every smartphone maker promises us great photos from its latest devices, but few Android handsets are actually capable of taking them consistently. That’s not the case with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, which are just as impressive as Samsung said they would be.

In the latest DxOMark tests, the trusted industry standard for camera and lens quality ratings, the Galaxy S6 edge’s 16-megapixel camera beats out the iPhone 6, the Galaxy Note 4, and all other competitors with top marks.

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