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Spec showdown: LG G Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

New optical imaging stabilization technology may give LG's camera an edge

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LG G Pro 2 packs Android KitKat, a super-sized screen, and features a-plenty

The Korean phone maker focuses on camera features with new device

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Nvidia's Tegra will focus on 'superphones,' CEO says

Nvidia will focus on tablets, gaming devices and automotive markets with Tegra chips.

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IDC: Smartphone shipments hit 1 billion in 2013

Android dominated the market, Apple saw modest growth and Windows Phone shipments almost doubled.

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Nokia debuts flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia Icon, for Verizon

If you felt that the Lumia 1520 was simply too ungainly, the new Icon may be more your style.

House committee passes bill banning in-flight phone calls

The bill would allow mobile device users to surf the Internet and send text messages

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That Android-powered Nokia phone is coming later this month

After countless rumors, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Nokia Android phone is really happening.

on greenbot.com

Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

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Taking an iPhone to the Sochi opening ceremonies? Think different

Samsung provides the official smartphone of the Winter Olympics, so athletes are reportedly being told to cover up the Apple logo on their phones during Friday's opening festivities.

on techhive.com

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Facebook Conceal will protect data on your smartphone's SD card

Your mobile apps cache data on your phone's SD card. But they're often unsecured. Enter Facebook Conceal.

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Samsung plans Unpacked event for MWC, hints at Galaxy S5 launch

The design of Samsung's next flagship phone has to be substantially different from its predecessors, says analyst

on techhive.com

AT&T adds cheaper family plans for full-price phones

Mobile Share Family Value plans now start at $130 per month for two lines and 10GB of data, but you'll have to pay full price for each smartphone upfront or in monthly installments.

on techhive.com

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Global smartphone sales passed one billion in 2013

Smartphones priced at less than $150 helped fuel record year, analysts at IDC say.