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LG Gate tech separates work and play on BYOD smartphones

Smartphone vendors have rekindled their infatuation with enterprises as the consumer segment fizzles; this week's exhibit is the launch of LG Electronics' Gate, which separates users' professional and private lives through virtualization.

Lightning

Nokia enslaves God of Thunder, charges phone with lightning

What's the most metal thing you can do with a smartphone? Fire lasers? Summon a taxi? How about charging it with fricking lightning?

Chinese Lenovo

A tale of two Lenovos: How the company thrives in China

Consumers outside of China don't think of Lenovo much beyond laptops, but in that country the company has a wide reach. Explore the hidden—and larger—side of Lenovo.

FCC wants to make carriers report cell outages in disasters

The proposed rule, announced Thursday and expected to be open for comment within days, is intended to give consumers a way to compare wireless performance in emergencies.

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Curved screens and gold trim to hit the Samsung Galaxy line

The first is a thrilling smartphone display innovation; the second reeks of 'me too!'

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What can businesses learn from BlackBerry's collapse?

A look at BlackBerry's greatest achievements, and the big mistakes that caused it to plummet from the top into the cellar seemingly over night.

“Text Stops” Give New York Drivers a Place to Safely LOL

The state of New York is taking a page from airports across the nation and installing “Text Stops” – spots for drivers to pull over and read or send text messages - throughout the state, in an effort to curb an epidemic of drivers who continue to text behind the wheel.

True colors come first for Samsung's new smartphone camera tech

Want to take a smartphone picture with high color fidelity even in poor light? Samsung Electronics has developed a new technology that it claims will deliver just that.

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The unreal deal: How to ID phony phones, counterfeit CPUs, and other tech traps

Fake tech products are a multimillion-dollar business, and you’re the intended victim. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Coming to Sprint

Phablet fans, take note: Samsung’s hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 will arrive on the Sprint network in less than three weeks -- October 4, to be exact.