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Three things we learned from Apple's Q3 earnings call

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up China and a new partnership with IBM but downplays weak iPad sales.

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha images come to light

Long rumored as the Galaxy S5 Prime, the Samsung smartphone could debut within the coming weeks.

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Android users: What screen size should iPhone 6 buyers choose?

If the rumors are true, Apple will soon offer 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones. Android users have enjoyed those sizes for years. What are the pros and cons?

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Sprint gets into the Google Apps resale business

Sprint's move is part of a bigger push into the business area, even as its consumer business continues to suffer subscriber losses.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is very thin despite its large footprint. It also sports faux-chrome edges for a retro look. The right side of the device holds a trim volume bar.

5 reasons my phablet is fabulous

Crave's Michael Franco has been living with an awfully big phone for just over four months. His conclusion? Size really does matter.

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LG: Play this smartphone game with the case closed

A new free game called Puppy Pop can be played in the window of the QuickCircle case for a G3 phone.

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iPhone 6 likely to launch in late September, says analyst

Based on Apple's predictions for the current quarter, analyst Gene Munster believes the new iPhone will roll out around the last week of September.

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Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security

The nickel-sized piece of tech adheres to your wrist and enables instant unlocking.

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Get a TextNow Galaxy S4 for $279.99 and service for $19

Last year's flagship phone is this year's steal, provided you're willing to live with a couple of compromises.

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Going on an extended international trip? Get a local SIM

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers some insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while traveling abroad.

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Ditch the spray: Apps to repel mosquitoes

Along with summer comes cookouts, swimming, and mosquitoes -- lots of them. Instead of slathering on repellent, turn to your smartphone to keep pesky critters at bay. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps designed to repel mosquitoes.

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Nokia Lumia 530 with Windows 8.1 is cheapest Lumia yet

The Nokia Lumia 530 is the cheapest Lumia smartphone yet, replacing the recently-ditched Asha and Nokia X.

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