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Up close with Motorola's would-be feature phone slayer, the Moto E

Motorola wants to convince feature phone users to make the leap to smartphones. Does the $129 Moto E offer enough to convince them to do that?

on techhive.com

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FCC, CTIA push against stolen phones went nowhere

A draft plan might have made it harder to resell stolen phones, if it had gone into place.

On second thought, California Senate backs kill-switch bill

After failing to pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for every smartphone sold in California, the state's Senate OK'd the proposal Thursday.

on techhive.com

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Samsung shuffles executives after Galaxy S5 design gets slammed

Samsung needs to develop a more distinct design language and pick better materials, an analyst said

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Samsung Knox 2.0 now available for Galaxy S5

Older Samsung phones will have to wait a bit to get the latest enterprise security suite.

on greenbot.com

Huawei Ascend P7 sports 8-megapixel front camera in slim body

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The smartphone will start shipping this month in Europe, Asia and the Middle East

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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.