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Electric impulses make this device a true touchscreen

The Hamsa Touch project converts images from a screen into electrical impulses, helping users with impaired vision feel what's on a screen.

Prototype lets blind 'feel' smartphone display

Called Hamsa Touch, the project converts images from a screen into electrical impulses you can feel on your hand.

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T-Mobile's reward for tweaking its rivals? More subscribers

The carrier added 1.3 million subscribers in the first quarter, proving that wireless customers aren't the only people gaining in the ongoing price war among wireless providers.

on techhive.com

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Motorola to introduce another handset, and it looks like it's all about emerging markets

A press event in London next month will likely debut the rumored Moto E.

on greenbot.com

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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.

on greenbot.com

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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.

on greenbot.com

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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.

on techhive.com

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