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Why smartphone screens are getting bigger: Specs reveal a surprising story

Bigger phone screens didn't just happen. We tracked the size trend since 2007 to see how and why smartphones have grown.

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There's almost a million fake apps targeting your phone

Trend MIcro finds hundreds of thousands of fake Android apps in trawl of online stores, forums.

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Nokia's 'Cyan' update rolls out Windows Phone 8.1 to all WP8 Lumia handsets

The huge improvements in Windows Phone 8.1 will soon be available without jumping through any hoops.

Rapid Review: OnePlus One

This powerful phone is free of carrier restrictions and comes with a whole host of customizable options. If only other flagship makers could be this wild and free.

Senate committee approves mobile phone unlocking bill

The legislation would overturn a Library of Congress decision to remove legal protections for unlocking

U.K. follows TSA's lead, bans uncharged electronic devices from some flights

If you're flying to, or even through, the U.K. this summer make sure your devices have a full battery before you land.

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Microsoft accidentally reveals plans to bring folder support to Windows Phone 8.1

Support could arrive in July or early August as Microsoft tries to reach parity with iOS and Android.

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Security-focused Blackphone ships, stuffed with encryption and anonymity tools

The creators of the Blackphone are bringing an end-to-end encrypted smartphone to anyone with $629 in their wallet.

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'It has to be able to fit their buttocks': Foxconn CEO mocks curved displays on phones

Foxconn is working on putting a flat 35-megapixel camera on an upcoming phone

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Warrants needed for cellphone searches, Supreme Court rules

The unanimous ruling comes down strongly on the side of privacy rights

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10 things to know about the smartphone kill switch

The smartphone kill switch appears to be on its way to every handset sold in the U.S. So what's all the fuss about?