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Apple disappoints with flat iPhone sales

Apple sold roughly as many iPhones during the last quarter of 2015 as it did during the same period in 2014, signaling a possible end to continual gains for the phone and a potential shift in Apple’s business and the smartphone market at large.

Here's how GM's Maven car sharing works

A few clicks of an app and you've reserved a car and can drive it away. There's integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto too.

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How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 17 no-contract carriers

The old two-year-contract business model for mobile phone plans is all but abandoned. And there are more choices than ever: We look at 17 alternate mobile service carriers.

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Apple plans to set up stores in India

Apple has applied to the Indian government for permission to set up a wholly-owned store operated by the company, taking advantage of changing rules for retail in India.

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Apple convinces U.S. court to ban Samsung phones in patent dispute, but only old ones

A federal court in California has banned the sale in the U.S. of Samsung smartphones that have features that infringe three patents owned by Apple.

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Microsoft to bring Windows Phone’s Word Flow keyboard to iOS

Attention Windows Insiders: Here's your chance to test Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iOS.

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Xiaomi misses handset shipment goal, hit by dependence on slowing Chinese market

Xiaomi said Friday it shipped over 70 million smartphones in 2015, short of an ambitious target it had announced last year.

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Samsung will make Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chips

Samsung Electronics will be making Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 820 chips for smartphones and other devices, refueling speculation that the chips could find their way into the South Korean giant's premium smartphones.

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Meet Silverstone's CPU01, a reversible USB cable that works with your older phone

Eat your heart out USB-C, this cable does reversible without requiring a new phone

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Lenovo, Google partner on Project Tango smartphone

Lenovo is partnering with Google to develop a new smartphone that could change the way people see and understand the physical world around them.

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Lenovo and Google announce plans for first consumer Project Tango phone by this summer

First Project Tango phone will be smaller than 6.5 inches, cost less than $500 and feature multiple cameras.

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LeTV's LeMax Pro is the first Android phone of the year to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820

But don’t get too excited: the phone won’t be available in the U.S. for quite some time.

Hands-on with the LeMax Pro, the first phone to ship with the Snapdragon 820

LeTV's new phone is the first to market with Qualcomm's new high-end chip, fingerprint sensor, and 802.11ad Wi-Fi.

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BlackBerry is all about Android in 2016

BlackBerry is shelving the BlackBerry 10 in 2016 in favor of one, and maybe two, new Android devices.

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Intel's smartphone with integrated RealSense 3D camera to ship for $399

Intel has made a new smartphone with a 3D RealSense camera that can recognize objects and detect motion and gestures, much like a Kinect camera.

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Hands-on with the Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows Phone

Acer gives us some hands-on time with its new flagship Windows Phone, and we like what we see.

Acer Liquid Jade Primo: Finally a new third-party flagship Windows phone

Acer says that it will begin shipping its Liquid Jade Primo phone next month, with what appears to be some premium specs. But when will it ship to the U.S.?

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Apple expected to cut parts procurement on slow iPhone sales

Asian electronic component makers are expecting Apple to cut procurement orders by about 30 percent in the coming quarter due to weaker than expected sales of the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, according to a Japanese media report.