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LG smartwatch that makes its own calls launches in South Korea for $589

The LG Watch Urbane LTE packs its own universal SIM card, so it doesn't have to be paired with a smartphone. But you can't get it outside South Korea -- at least not yet.

By March 26, 2015

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Girl allegedly tries to poison mom twice for taking away iPhone

Technically Incorrect: A 12-year-old girl in Colorado is arrested and accused of trying to poison her mother with bleach, all because mom took away her phone.

By March 21, 2015

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Samsung loses smartphone crown to Apple

With its big-screened iPhone 6 lineup, Apple jumped past Samsung to capture a 20.4 percent share of smartphone sales last quarter, says research firm Gartner.

By March 3, 2015

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You may already be holding someone's next hot smartphone

The business for used smartphones is exploding as more consumers consider the second-best option behind the latest and greatest.

By February 21, 2015

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Android Wear gadgets not a big hit, with only 720,000 shipments in 2014

The six smartwatches running Google's mobile operating system for wearable devices grabbed only 15.6 percent of the smart-band market last year, says research firm Canalys.

By February 11, 2015

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TurboTax back to full speed after fraud concerns

Software maker Intuit had shut down the filing of state income tax returns via TurboTax due to worries over "suspicious" filings. But the company says there was no breach and filings have resumed.

By February 7, 2015

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PC market a mixed bag when tablets factored in

New data from research firm Canalys says that the total PC market, including tablets, fell 6 percent in the fourth quarter but was up 3 percent for all of 2014.

By February 3, 2015

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How I was almost a Steve Jobs movie extra

CNET's Shara Tibken had on her finest '80s garb, but she didn't take into account the Apple fan fervor when she signed up to be an extra in the new Aaron Sorkin film.

By February 3, 2015

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iPhone snags top spot in China for first time, says research firm

Shipments of Apple's iPhones, namely the 6 and 6 Plus, have outshined lower-priced rivals, says Canalys.

By January 27, 2015

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Mars rover reaches highest point in 7 years, snaps this panorama

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.

By January 23, 2015