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Apple Upgrades the iPhone With New 5S and 5C Models

Apple Upgrades the iPhone With New 5S and 5C Models

Both devices come with new bells and whistles, but what's most significant is that they will run Apple's new iOS 7.
Why I'm Ignoring the New iPhone Launch Hype -- And You Should, Too

Why I'm Ignoring the New iPhone Launch Hype -- And You Should, Too

For all the media attention new smartphones get, innovation has, sadly, become stale.
Debunked: 9 Common Myths About Technology

Debunked: 9 Common Myths About Technology

If you think any of these are true, think again.
Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer agrees to pay $7.2 billion in cash for the Finnish tech company's smartphone business, associated patents and talent.
For Phablet Fans, Samsung to Release 6.3-Inch 'Galaxy Mega' in U.S.

For Phablet Fans, Samsung to Release 6.3-Inch 'Galaxy Mega' in U.S.

It's not called 'Mega' for nothing. This device is a big smartphone to behold.
How Android Grew to Be More Popular Than the iPhone

How Android Grew to Be More Popular Than the iPhone

A look at the rise of Google's mobile operating system.
5 Reasons Why You Might Want an 'Unlocked' Smartphone

5 Reasons Why You Might Want an 'Unlocked' Smartphone

When you're not under a contract with a service provider you can pick the service you want and hopefully save some money while you're at it.
Smart vs. Dumb: What Kind of Cell Phone Do You Own?

Smart vs. Dumb: What Kind of Cell Phone Do You Own?

Sales of smartphones have finally surpassed sales of regular handsets worldwide, a new report says.
What Makes a Bad App

What Makes a Bad App

Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider talks about the qualities of a bad app.
BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

The struggling smartphone maker has formed a special committee to weigh the company's options in the wake of financial losses and shrinking market share.

Why You Don't Need a Digital Detox to Loosen Technology's Grip

Many people find themselves addicted to checking their smartphones, but you don't have to quit cold turkey to reduce the "fear of missing out" anxiety. Here are three small ways you can become less tech-dependent.
All The Cool Things Google's New Moto X Phone Can Do

All The Cool Things Google's New Moto X Phone Can Do

A look at some of the smartphones most important features.
Ubuntu Edge Phone: A Crazy, Cool Idea That's Probably Ahead of Its Time

Ubuntu Edge Phone: A Crazy, Cool Idea That's Probably Ahead of Its Time

This project has gained a lot of attention, raising more than $3 million in less than 24 hours on Indiegogo.
Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business

Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business

The two advertising stalwarts are teaming up in a $35.1 billion merger to fight off digital competition from the likes of Google, Facebook and hundreds of ad-tech startups.
Could Your Next iPhone Have a Larger Screen?

Could Your Next iPhone Have a Larger Screen?

Apple is said to be testing larger display sizes for its mobile devices.
The Difference Between Websites and Apps

The Difference Between Websites and Apps

Sure, apps function a lot like websites. But there are three key differences. Michael Schneider of Mobile Roadie has more.
Apple to Investigate Alleged Death by iPhone

Apple to Investigate Alleged Death by iPhone

Relatives of a 23-year-old woman say she was fatally electrocuted after answering her mobile phone when it was charging.
This New App Completely Automates Your iPhone

This New App Completely Automates Your iPhone

A step-by-step look at how IFTTT allows you to connect web services and apps that normally don't work together.
Major Microsoft Shakeup Seeks to Revive Struggling Tech Giant

Major Microsoft Shakeup Seeks to Revive Struggling Tech Giant

The software company hopes to revitalize itself as PC sales decline and it struggles to compete in mobile.
Google Releases New Maps App for Smartphones and Tablets

Google Releases New Maps App for Smartphones and Tablets

The tech giant has redesigned its popular mobile app for navigation.
BlackBerry Wants to Be a Leader in the 'Internet of Things'

BlackBerry Wants to Be a Leader in the 'Internet of Things'

After disappointing sales of its new smartphones, BlackBerry's CEO defended its growth plan at its annual shareholders meeting.
App Developer Shazam Gets $40 Million Backing From Tycoon Carlos Slim

App Developer Shazam Gets $40 Million Backing From Tycoon Carlos Slim

One of the world's richest men is investing in the startup best known for helping music fans identify catchy songs.
China's Huawei Unveils the World's Slimmest Smartphone

China's Huawei Unveils the World's Slimmest Smartphone

The company reveals its flagship smartphone, the Ascend P6, aiming to compete with Apple and Samsung.

Lawmakers Push for 'Kill Switch' to Deter Smartphone Theft

A new coalition presses Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and others to make devices unusable if stolen.
Optimizing Your Business Website for Mobile at No Cost

Optimizing Your Business Website for Mobile at No Cost

New York-based bMobilized has an algorithm which will generate a version of your company's website specifically designed to fit mobile devices.

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