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Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers
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Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers

GT Advanced Technologies suffered the consequences after Apple decided not to use its scratch-resistant sapphire glass screens for the iPhone 6.
How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories
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How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories

Sales of older inventory are actually booming, fueled oddly enough by new phones from Apple, Samsung and Motorola, according to mobile accessory companies.
Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall
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Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall

The South Korea-based tech giant is expecting its first annual earnings drop since 2011.
11 Things Android Phones Can Do That The iPhone Still Can't
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11 Things Android Phones Can Do That The iPhone Still Can't

With its iPhone 6 and iOS 8, Apple has introduced a few features that have been available on Android smartphones for quite some time. But some say Apple is still leagues behind in other ways.
Lisa Eadicicco
A Genealogy of Your Smartphone (Infographic)
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A Genealogy of Your Smartphone (Infographic)

The cell phone is a smidge over 30 years old and the first commercial iteration was priced at almost $4,000.
Catherine Clifford
BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape
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BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape

Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet.
What We Want in the iPhone 7
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What We Want in the iPhone 7

Sure, the iPhone 6 just came out. But let's be honest. It's far from perfect.
Karyne Levy
44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
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44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
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FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1
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Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1

Because, you know, cell reception is probably important.
Laura Entis
iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape
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iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape

Some customers have had problems with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bending from being kept in pockets.
Carly Okyle
Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones in First Weekend
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Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones in First Weekend

The company broke its own sales record from last year and had twice as many opening weekend sales than it did with the iPhone 5 in 2012.
Benjamin Kabin
A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming
Smartphones

A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming

The struggling tech maker is hoping to rebound with the release of the Passport, which it calls the 'IMAX of productivity.'
Laura Entis
10 Awesome Cases For Your New iPhone 6
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10 Awesome Cases For Your New iPhone 6

The hoards have begun gathering ahead of the iPhone 6 release tomorrow. Here's a look.
Lisa Eadicicco