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Report: First quarter smartphone shipments up 28 percent, Samsung still on top

Samsung ships twice as many smartphones as Apple, and everyone else is fighting for scraps.

on greenbot.com

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OnePlus firms up the release details of its One uber-phone

The $300 high-end phone should be fairly easy to get in June, OnePlus says.

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OnePlus One hands-on: Customize the Cyanogen uber-phone to your heart's desire

It's big. It's thin. And you can tweak every nook and cranny.

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DryBox looks to make a splash, drying out wet smartphones

Get your mobile device to a DryBox Drying Station within 36 hours of its unexpected dunk in the drink, and you stand a 75 to 80 percent chance of reviving your phone. And now the company is looking to expand into self-service units.

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DryBox looks to save your phone from a watery demise

If your phone takes an unexpected dunk, Drybox can bring it back to life. We'll show you how this device -- available at a handful of locations around the U.S. -- can dry out a damp mobile device.

Florida commuter's illegal jammer blocked more than cell talkers

The man allegedly used a cellphone jammer in his car for as long as two years.

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Should police be allowed to search phones without a warrant?

That's the question at the heart of a case currently being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, where both sides have some very valid arguments.

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Appeals court opinion provides bump in Apple v. Samsung case

Each side could get addiitonal time for testimony as a result of a federal appeals court ruling Friday

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Smartphone lull a golden opportunity for Microsoft

But the company has a lot of work to do if it wants to catch up to iOS and Android.

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Wearable device battery could last 10 years

Researchers at ORNL test a new battery that is safer and longer lasting than current ones, but it could be years before it reaches products.

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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

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Huawei still selling to carriers in the U.S. despite Congressional scrutiny

Huawei is finding clients among smaller U.S. carriers.

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ARM says 64-bit chips have begun shipping in high volume

ARM reports a 30 percent year-over-year increase in A-series chips into smartphones, including the first high-volume sales of 64-bit chips.

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Watch out Nexus: Cyanogen-powered, $299 OnePlus One finally revealed in full

We already know a lot about the device, but the OnePlus One smartphone running CyanogenMod is finally here.

on greenbot.com