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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS plays better with high-res displays, forms Ubuntu's tablet backbone

Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' is here as Canonical's latest LTS release. It's more about stability than new features, but still begins a new era for Ubuntu.

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MOBILedit review: put your PC and phone in sync

MOBILedit offers complete mobile phone management from your PC. It’s more expensive than alternative programs, but you definitely get what you pay for.

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

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Before Project Ara, others envisaged a modular phone, too

NTT DoCoMo, Modu and Microsoft have all showed modular concept phones, but Ara might be the most advanced yet.

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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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Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 review: Major upgrade closes the gap with iOS and Android

With the Cortana digital assistant and a vibrant new interface, the OS is finally positioned to attract the users and developers it critically needs.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives: Everything you need to know

Samsung's latest flagship phone hits 125 countries and all the big U.S. carriers.

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Need Wi-Fi access? Just reach out and touch your router

The Wi-Fi Alliance adds near-field communication to WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), so that NFC-enabled devices can gain network access by simply tapping an access point.

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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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Startup's stethoscope phone peripheral gets to the heart of the matter

Doctors can add the device to their stethoscopes and send heartbeat data to their phones