Verizon, Motorola to unveil fast-charging Droid in October

The latest smartphone in Verizon's Droid franchise will boast rapid charging as its marquee feature.

iOS 8 brings big boost for Web programmers

Apple's new OS supports WebGL and IndexedDB, standards that make websites much more capable on mobile devices.

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iPhone 6: Not a revolution, but an excellent phone

The iPhone 6 wraps overdue Android features in Apple's classic polish.

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Microsoft cuts 2,100 employees worldwide

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Getting to know Apple's new Family Sharing feature

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What you need to know about "Hey Siri" in iOS 8

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