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Take a screenshot, build a shopping list with SnapUp

Browse for stuff on your phone, take a screenshot, and SnapUp makes that info shop-able.

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Chinese smartphone vendors meld tech savvy with low prices to win home market

Both Lenovo and Xiaomi are outselling Samsung in the Chinese smartphone market

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Microsoft still believes in basic phones, launches Nokia 130 for $25

The phone will be available in emerging markets such as India, China and Indonesia

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SoftBank profit slides amid fewer new subscribers

CEO Son is looking for a windfall from the IPO of Alibaba, in which SoftBank owns a stake

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USPTO rejects claims of Apple patent that figures in dispute with Samsung

The USPTO rejected some claims of the word "auto-complete" patent, but the decision is not final

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Carriers' remote control software continues to put some mobile devices at risk

Security researchers have identified serious vulnerabilities in carrier-mandated remote management software installed on mobile devices

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Google's YouTube buys Directr video app and makes it free

The developers are joining YouTube's video ads team

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Google acquires Emu texting and virtual assistant app

The app adds scheduling and location functionality to text messaging

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Toshiba focuses on improved slow motion with new camera sensor

The sensor has started shipping in small volumes, but won't show up in products until next year

Apple, Samsung agree to settle patent disputes outside US

The two rivals will continue to pursue existing patent lawsuits in the U.S.

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Mobile operators lean on Samsung devices for next-generation messaging

The Galaxy S5 and S4 are getting new operator-friendly file share and messaging functionality

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Xiaomi overtakes Samsung in China as largest smartphone vendor

Xiaomi had a 14 percent share in the market, while Samsung had a 12 percent share

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China's Xiaomi rises to fifth place in smartphone rankings

Samsung's smartphone shipments are suffering because of competition from Chinese vendors

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Samsung profit sags amid Chinese competition

Chinese rivals are chipping away at Samsung's profit

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Google, Linaro develop custom Android edition for Project Ara

The special edition of Android will recognize when modules are added or removed on the fly.

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5 unexpectedly useful apps

You probably didn't know you needed a color-coded goal manager or a dedicated email tracker. But once you try these apps, you'll wonder how you ever lived without them.