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Google rallies to sell developers on Project Ara

But Google's modular smartphone architecture is at best a long shot, according to an analyst.

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Would Amazon dare to make a phone? Of course

Entering the smartphone business now would be a long shot, but that's Amazon's specialty these days.

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AT&T, Sprint, Verizon disable the Galaxy S5's download booster

Of the big four U.S. carriers, only T-Mobile will let you use Samsung's new feature.

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BlackBerry plans to renew enterprise focus to lure back customers

The company has to revert back to its roots and look at the enterprise for success, says CEO John Chen.

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Geeksphone sells Android and Mozilla phone via Amazon in Europe

The device ships from stores in France, Germany, Spain and the UK for $330

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Apple details $2.2 billion damages claim against Samsung

Apple experts told a jury that Samsung's infringement was large and significantly hurt Apple.

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Nokia's Asha phones get music, photo improvements

The OS upgrade also includes new integration with Microsoft's OneDrive storage service.

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3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year

3D Systems' CEO says modular parts for Project Ara will have basic circuitry at first but grow more sophisticated over time

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T-Mobile offers credits to retain BlackBerry customers

The credit is extended to any new device, including the BlackBerry Q10 or the Z10

Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant to compete with Apple's Siri, Google Now

At Microsoft's Build conference in San Francisco this week the company debuted Cortana, a voice assistant for Windows Phone similar to Google Now and Apple's Siri.

Nokia shows off new Windows 8.1 Lumia smartphones

Microsoft’s just-announced Windows Phone 8.1 operating system will run on three Nokia Lumia smartphones coming out this summer. Here's a closer look.

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HTC and Samsung to Windows Phone users: You haven't been forgotten

Sprint has announced that it will support the Windows Phone 8.1 update for the HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo.

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Cortana takes the spotlight as Microsoft updates Windows, Windows Phone, Office

Microsoft opens its Build 2014 conference by announcing everything from a rebirth of the Windows Start menu to universal apps.

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Nokia unveils photo-centric Lumia 930, plus midrange Lumias 630 and 635

The Lumia 930 is essentially the international variant of the recently released Nokia Icon, while the Lumia 630 and 635 are both mid-range Windows Phones.