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Samsung exec teases iris recognition for the Galaxy S5

The truth always hides in your eyes.

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Apple, Samsung CEOs agree to mediation in court dispute

The mediation will be held by February 19 ahead of a March trial for the patent dispute

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T-Mobile will pay you to break up with your carrier

Up to $650 per line to cover your early termination fee and buy back your obsolete phone.

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Vendors hope wireless charging will resonate with consumers

Resonant wireless charging promises big improvements, but is still in its infancy

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With Sprint's new plan, friends and neighbors can be your 'framily'

Subscribers can get anyone to join up, and everyone will pay less per month

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Yahoo buys 'smart home screen' company Aviate

The technology organizes a person's apps based on what they're doing

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Viewsonic: Monitors aren't just for PCs, but your phones, too

Viewsonic makes good on its promise to build monitors that play nice with phones and tablets, and not just PCs.

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Hands-on with the ZTE Grand S II, a voice-activated phone

ZTE will bring the device to China in March or April.

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Kurio Phone could be the ideal first smartphone for kids

Your baby's growing up so fast, and the Kurio Phone lets her act independent while you keep a close eye on her location and activities

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Asus' new PC convertible can switch between Windows and Android in five seconds

The Taiwanese PC maker is bringing its Padfone device to the US late this year

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AT&T finds an end run around net neutrality with 'Sponsored Data' plan

The telecom giant will allow online services to pay for the data they use, which will save you money while stifling competition.

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Asus PadFone X smartphone-tablet hybrid coming to the U.S. via AT&T

Long-time PC and tablet mainstay finally brings a smartphone to the United States market—and it's full of Asus' trademark quirkiness.

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Four CES 2014 movers and shakers we don't want to miss

With CES 2014 about to begin, here are the people and companies we're keeping an eye on at this year's show.

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BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest's Typo over 'iconic' keyboard design

The suit names a company co-founded by the American Idol host which happens to make a keyboard case for the iPhone.

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CES Scorecard: the biggest misses of CES 2013

For all the solid technology shown at CES, there's an equal amount of "throw it out and see what sticks" gadgets and gizmos. Here are some products that didn't work or didn't materialize.