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LG Optimus F7

Competitively priced, stylish, and sporting great midtier specs, the LG Optimus F7 is an excellent handset for U.S. Cellular customers.

June 19, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 19, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S III U.S. Cellular

Pumped with high-performing hardware and creative software features, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is an excellent, top-end phone that's neck and neck with the HTC One X.

July 31, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2012

MSRP: $349.99

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LG Splendor (U.S. Cellular)

The LG Splendor doesn't have the fastest network connection, but it's an affordable and snappy handset that's loaded with Android 4.0 and a swift CPU.

September 26, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 26, 2012

MSRP: $179.99

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U.S. Patent Office withdraws refusal of iPad Mini trademark

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has withdrawn its objections to an application from Apple seeking to trademark the iPad Mini name.

By April 8, 2013

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Google's former head of patents moves to U.S. Patent Office

Michelle Lee has criticized holes in a system that allows patent trolls to file lawsuits against companies.

By November 16, 2012

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Samsung Repp - red (U.S. Cellular)

The Samsung Repp offers a decent set of features for the free price, but it's worth shopping around for other U.S. Cellular deals.

December 14, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating December 14, 2011

MSRP: $99.99

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Patent trolls launched majority of U.S. patent cases in 2012

A new study has found that more than half of last year's patent litigation cases in the U.S. were filed by companies that license patents but don't have another business.

By April 9, 2013

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HTC Hero S (U.S. Cellular)

The HTC Hero S is an attractive and capable Android smartphone for U.S. Cellular customers, but the Motorola Electrify offers more bang for your buck.

October 20, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating October 20, 2011

MSRP: $199.99

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US Patent Office rejects Apple autocomplete patent used against Samsung

The decision by the USPTO, while relevant to the most recent Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement trial, isn't final and could take months or years to come to conclusion.

By August 7, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S II (U.S. Cellular)

With venerable specs, including a terrific camera and large, beautiful screen, the Samsung Galaxy S II is holding true to its claim to fame as the everyman's high-end Android phone.

March 12, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating March 12, 2012

MSRP: $229.99