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In battle for sub-$200 smartphones, consumers will be the winners

By the the end of next year LTE smartphones will cost below $60

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Mobile 4K video getting wired to TVs through USB 3.1, MHL

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices.

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Not enough video in your Facebook news feed? Try a better phone

Facebook is delving deeper into the characteristics of phones to help it determine what to show users. Does yours make the cut?

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Sony's new mobile chief has hands full as handsets struggle

Hiroki Totoki has to revive interest in Xperia smartphones in a crowded market where Sony lags.

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Samsung eyes cheaper smartphones as profit plunges

Chinese rivals with low-cost phones are chipping away at Samsung's market share.

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China's Xiaomi surges to become world's third largest smartphone vendor

Samsung saw its smartphone market share dip, while Apple iPhone shipments continued to grow, according to two research firms.

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LG smartphone sales soar, boosted by G3

The South Korean electronics maker shipped a record 16.8 million smartphones in the quarter

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Scientists harness smartphones as cosmic ray detectors

University of California researchers aim to build world's largest detector

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HTC Desire 816 review: A decent phablet with a cheap data plan

If you can live with the substandard camera, the Desire 816 offers a lot of screen for less money

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Sprint's long, rocky WiMax journey will end next Nov. 6

The wireless technology, once on the cutting edge, gave way to LTE.