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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.

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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.

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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

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French carrier Iliad offers to buy T-Mobile U.S.

Iliad's offer could complicate a reported bid in the works by Sprint

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University researchers develop special smartphone display for the far-sighted

Want to read your smartphone, but forgot your glasses? MIT researchers may have you covered.

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Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Large-screen iPhones could pose a threat to Google's dominance, said Strategy Analytics

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Senate committee: Mobile phone 'cramming' widespread, profits carriers

Unauthorized third-party billing has cost U.S. mobile phone customers hundreds of millions of dollars, a report says.