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​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By 24 December 2014

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Your bike and your smartphone become one with this Kickstarter connected bike system

The Cobi connected bicycle system aims to bring connected car smarts and safety into the bike lane.

By 23 December 2014

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Alleged prototype of Microsoft flagship smartphone surfaces in photos

The phone, reportedly codenamed McLaren, was apparently set to become a new flagship Lumia smartphone for Microsoft but was dropped at some point this year.

By 12 December 2014

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Smashed smartphones, totaled tablets: Gawk at readers' broken gear

Ouch! These busted gadgets have flown off car roofs and motorbikes, been sat and stepped on and wrestled with kids and dogs. Needless to say, they've seen better days.

By 18 December 2014

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Intel to power two new 4G Lenovo smartphones in early 2015

The chipmaker is expected to expand its smartphone partnership with Lenovo, introducing phones for both China and the global market in the coming weeks.

By 18 December 2014

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By 17 December 2014

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By 13 December 2014

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Xiaomi reportedly banned from selling smartphones in India due to patent issues

The Chinese handset maker has supposedly been served with an injunction and will be unable to import or sell its smartphones until infringement issues with Ericsson are resolved.

By 11 December 2014

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Smartphones and tablets lying low ahead of CES 2015

There should be no shortage of tablets and smartphones at the annual Las Vegas show, though not the blockbusters of yesterday.

By 12 December 2014

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Over 2 billion smartphones will circulate in 2016, report predicts

In 2018, the devices will cross another threshold when more than half of all mobile phones worldwide will be smartphones -- up from 38 percent this year.

By 12 December 2014