In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps a reader figure out where he can get a good deal on a new smartphone.
The Huawei Ascend II comes at an unbeatable price for an Android smartphone, but the trade-off is getting lower-end features that sometimes underperform.
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The Obama Administration has vetoed a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that would have led to a sales ban on older iPhones and iPads.
Apple faces a ban on some of its older iDevices next week, though there's still time for a presidential pardon, as it were.
The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them.
Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.
The 6.3-inch budget phablet lands online September 17 and on store shelves two days later.
The New Zealand judge presiding over the MegaUpload case criticizes U.S. attempts to strengthen international copyright laws.
It's a sellout for the eBay-only ZTE Open smartphone, a first, tentative stab at bringing the Firefox OS to the American and British markets.
The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.