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Daniel has been writing about smartphones, tablets and apps since 2008, and he enjoys pitting gadgets against each other.

Top 15 iPhone Apps of 2012, So Far

The best of 2012’s apps for your iPhone and iPod Touch, so far, include fun apps for wasting time, image and video editing apps, and utilities that speed up common iPhone tasks.

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Hands-on: Yahoo’s Axis Browser

Yahoo’s Axis browser is fast and simple to use and the read later syncing feature across devices works as advertised, but it’s not a new idea.

Apple Design Chief Ive Working on Most Important Project So Far

Given recent rumors, Jonathan Ive is either working on the hotly anticipated iPhone 5 or the Apple TV.

Samsung Galaxy S III Available June 1 from Amazon for $800

Users who purchase the unlocked version of the phone will have to make some compromises.

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Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

While Chrome leads the browser market worldwide, in the U.S. it still has a lot of catching up to do, with Microsoft’s IE still dominant at home and Chrome nearly tied with Firefox.

Ditch iTunes: Manage Multimedia on the iPhone Your Way

Here are five iTunes alternatives for converting and managing music and videos on iOS devices.

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More Smartphones, Apps in Use in the U.S.

One in two mobile subscribers now has a smartphone, according to a Nielsen study, and the average number of apps on each device is 41.

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iPhone Screen Size May Increase to at Least 4 Inches

A revamped iPhone look is expected this year, and, according to the Wall Street Journal, it'll be coming in the form of a larger screen.

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Debut of Cut-Rate Mobile Plan Marred by Alleged Malicious Attack

The launch of a cut-rate unlimited $39-a-month mobile plan offered by upstart Voyager Mobile was marred Tuesday by what the company claims is "a malicious network attack to its primary website."

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New iPad: 4G No More (Sort Of)

Apple has stopped calling the new iPad "4G-capable" after regulators cracked down on its U.S.-only capability to connect to high-speed LTE networks. Look for the "Wi-Fi + Cellular" iPad in some markets now.

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Google Revamps Google+ for iPhone: Android OS Gets Cold Shoulder

iPhone users get first crack at Google's updated Google+ social networking app, while Android customers will have to wait weeks.

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USB Fuel Cell Promises Two-Week Charge for Smartphones

Lilliputian Systems says its portable fuel cell will provide juice for your smartphone a dozen times before running out.

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Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Offers Live Broadcasting for All

Once you finished live streaming, the recording is uploaded to your YouTube channel, as well as on Google+ to keep for posterity.

AT&T Plans Summer Trials of Home Automation System

Digital Life monitors home appliances and operations via the Web or a mobile app, regardless of the wireless carrier.

Samsung Galaxy S III: Battle of the Big Displays

Apple refines the iPhone's resolution, while Android phones just keep getting bigger ... and perhaps morphing into tablets.

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