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Skip the waiter and order with this Bluetooth mat

PaperBeacon sends location IDs to mobile devices and could be used in restaurants and schools

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Shazam's expansion to visual scanning is all about marketing

Shazam will be the next contestant in the attempt to popularize QR-like codes embedded in posters, print ads, and postcards.

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Lenovo shows smartphone that lets users interact with projected content

Both products are concept devices

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After medical marijuana, Sidecar eyes alcohol and pharmaceuticals

The ride-sharing startup has big ambitions in a hotly competitive field

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How to prevent the new Messages bug from crashing your iPhone

Don't let a string of Unicode lock you out of your phone.

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Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google.

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Researchers claim to boost cell-phone battery life with radio signals

The Ohio State University researchers are working with startup Nikola Labs to commercialize the technology

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Torque G02 smartphone doesn't mind a saltwater dunk

The Torque G02 can be used for texting on a surfboard to snorkeling selfies

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6 great Google Chrome gestures for Android and iOS

No need to dig through menus or take aim at tiny buttons to make the most of your tabs and webpages. Just try these tips.

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Make the most of Mail for iOS with these 8 powerful tips

Learn how to see more of your messages from Mail's inbox view, zip directly to your draft messages, manage mail recipients with your fingertip, get special alerts whenever (say) your boss sends you a mission-critical email, and more.

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LTE smartphones are becoming faster and cheaper

Speedy connections in high-end smartphones won't work without matching network coverage; cheaper phones may encourage carriers to invest

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Slammed by phone rivals, Sharp pins hopes on in-car displays

The Apple supplier tries to shake up its mainline display business as LCD prices fall

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Google debuts on Apple Watch with disappointing News & Weather app

The company's first Apple Watch entry isn't all that great.


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2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device

Android and iOS devices both have parental controls, but here are ways you can quickly and temporarily lock down your handset, without having to take a deep dive into the Settings menu.

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BitTorrent's serverless chat app Bleep arrives on iOS

BitTorrent is taking a page from Snapchat with disappearing encrypted messages.