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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Android OS, app and device news

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Will Americans buy unlocked phones from Chinese brands? (Smartphones Unlocked)

Alcatel, Huawei and ZTE are hoping that low prices for quality products will lure US consumers online.

By July 1, 2015

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Why Apple Music's most playful feature may be its most crucial one

"Siri, play the top song from 1982." Apple Music's silliest element sets the new $10 subscription service apart from the pack -- but will it get you to pay?

By June 29, 2015

Review

LG G4

Though it feels too similar to last year's G3, the LG G4 is an excellent big-screen smartphone that will appeal to budding photographers, and has old-school features missing from rival flagships.

By May 6, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating May 6, 2015
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Chevy rolls out tiny air conditioner for your hot smartphone

Coddle your overheated smartphone with a special cool air vent built into upcoming Chevrolet vehicles.

By July 2, 2015

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How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.

By July 2, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015

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Microsoft's OK with Nokia using Android. Kind of

Microsoft expressed its support for Nokia's efforts, although noting it was "less excited" about some projects than others.

By February 23, 2014

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Microsoft Office apps arrive for free on Android smartphones (finally)

The company's flagship software suite is now available for Android-powered handsets, completing the rollout of Office on every major platform.

By June 24, 2015

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Huawei unveils Honor 7 smartphone, expects to double sales in 2015

Huawei believes it will sell 40 million units of its flagship Honor line of smartphones, helping to cement its position among the top players in the field.

By June 30, 2015