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Apple launches free iPhone 5 battery replacement program for defective units

If your iPhone 5 is experiencing battery life issues, you may have a faulty device. Check with Apple to see if you're eligible for a free replacement power pack.

Synaptics: We can do iPhone-like fingerprint sensors, but better

The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.

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Locked Apple iPhone code blocks Italian murder probe

Police have been stymied in attempts to obtain code to unlock the iPhone of a woman murdered last July.

Olloclip's 4-in-1 lens gives you new angles on iPhone photography

Pack a wide-angle, fisheye, and two macro lenses in your pocket.

Six iPhones tested, and they can't agree on magnetic north

Readings that vary by 20-plus degrees make the iPhone less useful than a $15 compass.

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Breaking down the iPhone 5s upgrade math

The simplest thing is to just get an iPhone 5S with a new 2-year contract, but how much will it cost you if you’re not eligible for an upgrade?

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Why did Apple go 64-bit? One iOS, to rule them all

Apple didn't need to put a 64-bit chip in the iPhone 5s. So why did it? Perhaps to pave the way for more powerful iPhones, iPads, and even Macs down the road.

Office for iPhone is a belated, ambivalent move, analysts say

Microsoft's release of an Office suite for the iPhone is too little, too late and yet another timid move aimed at protecting Windows 8 sales at the expense of customer demand for a product like this one for iPads, according to analysts.

The Kwikset Kevo lock opens at your touch

New deadbolt turns your smartphone into a virtual key.

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How good is the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S4?

We find out whether the feature-packed camera on the Galaxy S4 can hold its own against the competition.

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TechHive TechWatch: Facebook Home, iPhone 5S and Xbox Durango

On the premiere episode of TechHive's weekly news show, Carlos Rodela and Jon Phillips riff on Facebook's new smartphone software, Apple rumors, and Microsoft's upcoming game console.

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