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Scary video highlights danger of damaged Lithium Ion batteries

A battery explosion serves as a reminder to replace damaged Lithium Ion batteries

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Apple offers iPhone migration guide for Android converts

With oversized iPhones in hand, Apple helps Android users make the switch

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Sony slashes value of its mobile business, projects larger loss for fiscal year

Sony has suspended dividends payments for the first time since 1958, and will get rid of its midrange phone business.

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Panasonic's CM1 camera is actually an Android smartphone

The upcoming Android phone packs a 1-inch image sensor on par with dedicated cameras.

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10 years in tech: The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004

We take a look back at the futuristic cellphone ideas of a decade ago. Have phones become duller and less interesting? We'd say so.

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Sprint, T-Mobile out competing trade-in programs ahead of new iPhone 6 debut

Ahead of Tuesday's iPhone 6 launch, both Sprint and T-Mobile are looking to lure you away from your current carrier with attractive device trade-in deals.

on techhive.com

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Amazon Fire phone price slashed to 99 cents on-contract

Amazon's first smartphone gets a permanent $200 price cut just seven weeks after launch.

on techhive.com

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California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world

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You can legally unlock your smartphone -- so now what?

In the short term, not much has changed, even with the new law that makes it OK to unlock your smartphone. But longer term, this should benefit both phone owners and carriers.

on techhive.com

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Lenovo sells more smartphones than PCs, net profit up 23 percent

Lenovo has also been making gains selling PCs in markets outside of China