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Following Samsung's lead, LG is starting bend its phones now too.
Hopefully the next Windows Phones all have quad-core processors and 1080p displays.
Several charges and fees appear on bills for technology long after they should no longer apply. Here are some of the worst offenders; be aware.
Without exception, using a credit or debit card was deemed more secure than a mobile phone, whether the purchase was made in-store or online, according to a survey sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance and PayPal. In addition, the personal computer was seen as the safest option for accessing the Web by 62 percent of the respondents versus six percent who chose a smartphone.
Revenue from mobile ads and searches more than doubled in the first half of 2013, reaching $3 billion, as advertisers began seeing value in offering ads over tablets and smartphones.
Qualcomm's Zeroth chip is designed to mimic the way the human brain thinks -- and learns. And, as the engine of most of the world's smartphones, the chip may pave the way for literally smarter phones.
More details arrive regarding the next version of Android as well as for the Nexus 5.
An apparent bug causes the screens on some iPhone 5s models to briefly flash to blue when you try to switch apps from iWork and then the phone restarts.
Microsoft is said to be working on a replacement cookie technology that would share information between your desktop and smartphone.
The only data-cap limit on usage will be that, in any three-month period, more than half of the data usage must be in the U.S.
Samsung introduces a 5.7-inch curved phone for sale in Korea.
Mozilla Foundation is improving the performance of its Firefox OS software for smartphones, and devices running it will soon go on sale in more European and Latin American countries.
Qualcomm has backtracked from an earlier statement in which a company executive said Apple's A7 64-bit chip in the iPhone 5s is a marketing gimmick, and that the technical advance had limited benefits in mobile devices.
The 5.9-inch Max will supposedly sport a fingerprint sensor. Has anyone thought to put a fingerprint sensor on a phone before?