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The top five smartphone disappointments of 2014

The new iPhones should have had a better front camera and the Moto G should have had LTE, among other disappointments

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Panasonic LED signs beam data to phones 5 meters away

Flickering LEDs can send ID tag data to phones, triggering ads or other info, at relatively high speeds.

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Xiaomi faces phone ban in India over Ericsson patent suit

Xiaomi, which considers India an important market, seems ready to negotiate

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Bop.fm delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup Bop.fm says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.

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Microsoft Excel for iOS review: Create and edit spreadsheets on any device, at no cost

If you're looking for a powerful spreadsheet app for iOS that makes it seamless to work between a Mac, a Windows machine, and any number of iOS or Windows Phone devices, Excel for iOS is for you.

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Microsoft PowerPoint for iOS review: Presenter View feature makes the subscription version worth it

This updated presentation tool gives Keynote a run for its money.

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Microsoft Word for iOS review: This classic word processor shines on every device

Microsoft's most recent update offers free editing for all, adds Dropbox integration, and now includes an app for your iPhone that you can use to create and edit documents.

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In battle for sub-$200 smartphones, consumers will be the winners

By the the end of next year LTE smartphones will cost below $60

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Apple, Xiaomi smartphones found violating privacy laws in Taiwan

A Taiwanese regulator is examining the best selling phones for alleged privacy violations

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Chinese phone vendor claims Apple's iPhone 6 looks too similar

Digione has sent a letter to Apple claiming that the iPhone 6 may infringe on its design patent in China.

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China's booming smartphone growth starts to fizzle

Growth in the Chinese smartphone market will fall to single digits next year, according to IDC

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Samsung's mobile CEO to stay despite business challenges

The head of the underperforming mobile division was expected to be moved out in an annual reshuffle

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BlackBerry's deal to buy voice crypto company Secusmart blessed by German government

The deal will let BlackBerry step up its cross-platform push with better security

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Virtual reality draws the crowds at Korea's G-Star game show

South Korean game studios showed off content for the Oculus Rift as its developer demoed the latest headset prototype

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China's Xiaomi delays international push into some foreign markets

Xiaomi wants to first focus on India and Indonesia before expanding further