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Woman drops cell phone in toilet, two die in rescue attempt

In China, a woman's husband and her mother-in-law are overcome by the stench of a cesspit, all because a brand-new phone was feared lost.

By June 8, 2014

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In half-baked phone theft, thief slips, posts pot shot of self on victim's Facebook page

Police say a Bronx man stole a woman's cell phone then inadvertently posted to her Facebook page a picture of himself smoking pot. She had set her phone to automatically post all photos to the social network.

By March 9, 2013

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Sprint extends LTE coverage to 41 new markets

New markets in Philadelphia, Portland, Ore., and Oakland, Calif., expand the high-speed wireless network footprint to 151 markets.

By July 29, 2013

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Man dies after jumping into icy river to retrieve cell phone

A man drops his cell phone into the Chicago river, jumps over a railing to get it back, and ends up in the water. He dies. A woman who jumped in after him is missing.

By January 13, 2014

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Man electrocuted while retrieving cell phone on subway tracks

New York's Christopher Street subway station sees the latest fatality to result from someone chasing a dropped cell phone on rail tracks.

By July 16, 2013

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Parents appalled that school principal is sexy YouTube rapper

A Bronx junior high school principal is reportedly also El Siki, an Internet rapper who, well, parties.

By February 9, 2013

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Man jumps from train to retrieve cell phone, hit by 2nd train

A man pulls the emergency cord because he's left his phone on a bench on the station platform. He either leaps or slips from the train and is seriously injured when another train hits him.

By October 9, 2013

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Man jumps on tracks to get cell phone, killed by train

Eyewitnesses say that a 22-year-old man jumped down onto the subway tracks in the Bronx after dropping his cell phone. A train strikes him.

By June 2, 2013

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Google to release Apple-like 'Find My Phone' app at long last

One of the last pivotal shortcomings of the Android OS ecosystem finally sees a solution for devices running Android 2.2 and up.

By August 2, 2013

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Sprint finally brings 4G LTE to New York -- sort of

Brooklyn and Bronx residents officially have 4G LTE, but the rest of New York is still left hanging.

By July 24, 2013