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5 fab phones that rocked our socks in 2013

If you're looking to buy a new phone, these should be at the top of your list.

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Smartphone report card 2013: Which vendors passed, which vendors failed?

We'll give you a hint: BlackBerry did not make the dean's list.

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PCWorld presents the top 5 tech products of 2013

We test hundreds of products during the year, but here are the five that we just can't stop talking about.

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Do your homework before buying a new smartphone this Black Friday

A new report from FixYa reveals the most common issues reported for four leading models.

Motorola's push mail patent ruled partly invalid in Germany

The Motorola message synchronization patent had been forcing Apple to switch off iOS push email services in Germany for more than a year.

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Motorola's Moto G could reverse its smartphone fortunes

Motorola Mobility introduced the Moto G Wednesday a lower cost smartphone with a 4.5-inch screen and a $179 price tag.

Motorola turns to the Moto G's price to reserve its smartphone fortunes

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Google-owned Motorola Mobility is setting its sights on worldwide adoption of the Moto G, which has a 4.5-inch screen and is priced from US$179 without a contract.

Motorola faces challenges in going global with the Moto G

The Moto G smartphone expected from Motorola on Wednesday will likely be available outside the U.S., but competing in the increasingly tough mid-range segment globally won't be easy.

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Customers on all major carriers now have the ability to pimp their Moto X

The Moto Maker site is now available to customers of all four major US carriers.

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Is your Android device getting the KitKat upgrade?

Android 4.4, code name KitKat, has been officially released. Is your phone among the lucky ones who gets an upgrade?

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Motorola's Project Ara may make upgrading a phone's hardware as easy as downloading an app

This ambitious open source approach has the potential to crowdsource phones to greatness.