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South Korea wireless speed leaves U.S. service in the dust

South Korean wireless service providers are rolling out exponentially faster broadband than what we have in the US.

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FAQ: How is LTE-Advanced different from regular LTE?

LTE-Advanced will be coming in a big way soon. What does that mean for you?

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Verizon Edge trade-in plan now lets you swap phones every month (with a catch)

Verizon tweaked the trade-in timing of its Edge plan, but the cost is still sky-high.

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There's the rub: LG's curved G Flex phone might have bumps in display

LG says the display's wrinkles won't affect performance and can be gently rubbed out.

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NTT DoCoMo puts Tizen phones on hold

The Japanese network operator says local market conditions aren't ripe for a third mobile OS.

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Nokia's Android phone interface sports a Windows Phone look

Looking at the latest leaked interface mockups of Nokia's rumored device, you can't even tell that it's not a Windows Phone.

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Five components that will rock your next smartphone

Processors, memory, screens and sensors are all getting an upgrade, giving you a preview of what to expect from 2014's flagship phones.

Dear Mr. Wheeler: Americans pour their hearts out over in-flight cellphones

As the FCC's official comment period begins, hundreds of people already weighed in.

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HP looks to resuscitate its dying mobile business by heading to India

The company will launch two phablet-sized devices in an emerging market where Samsung and Nokia are on fire.

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NetZero still exists, offers 3G mobile broadband with 4G LTE coming soon

The company's mobile broadband will now work on Sprint's sprawling 3G network, with LTE coming down the line. And it may be a good deal for some customers.

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Woz endorses Chinese smartphone

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak threw his support behind phones from Chinese device maker Xiaomi at an event in Beijing.

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Motorola brings hands-free texting to Moto X and Droids

Users of these phones can now reply directly to incoming text messages by voice.

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Bing Translator app adds slightly awkward voice feature

Imagine holding your Surface tablet in front of you while asking for directions.