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Uber dodges 'covert' transport regulators by blocking mobile phones

State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service.

By 15 January 2015

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A mobile phone with a rotary dial: Retro cool or retro fool?

You don't have to be a hipster to want a cell phone that dials like a rotary landline telephone, but it helps.

By 18 June 2014

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Sennheiser lends ears to Phonebloks modular mobile phone

The audio experts at Sennheiser are lending an ear to the Lego-like bolt-together Phonebloks modular mobile phone backed by Google.

By 12 May 2014

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Nokia hangs on to second place in mobile-phone market

Apple took third place last quarter but was hot on the heels of Nokia, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

By 30 April 2014

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Eye Tribe shows off working eye-tracking on a mobile phone

Earlier demos were done on Android tablets, but the software company showed off a proof of concept using a modified Samsung Galaxy Note II to demo its eye-tracking software at Showstoppers.

By 24 February 2014

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Making snow with a mobile phone

On the slopes of Sochi, Olympic organizers have more than 400 snow-making machines on stand by. Technology is making it easier and more efficient to make snow, even from a mobile phone. CNET's Sumi Das visits Lake Tahoe to find out what it takes to create a winter wonderland when nature isn't cooperating.

By 6 February 2014

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Best Buy to give mobile phone buyers a $50 gift card

Buy and activate a new phone with a two-year agreement before the year is over, and the gift card is yours.

By 1 February 2014

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Smartphones take lead with 55% of mobile phone sales

The global surge is being driven by the arrival of lower-priced smartphone models in China and other emerging markets, according to Ericsson.

By 12 November 2013

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Scientists charge mobile phone with lightning

Scientists at the UK's University of Southampton have harnessed the power of artificial lightning bolts to charge a Nokia Lumia 925. Nokia Lumia 925, we hereby dub thee "Adam."

By 3 October 2013

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The Brick takes mobile phones back to the '80s

British phone manufacturer Binatone has unveiled The Brick, a mobile phone with a distinctly 1980s aesthetic -- and more than three months of standby time.

By 12 September 2013