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Introducing TechHive's Master Mobile Photography Superguide

In the years we've been writing about digital photography, smartphones have increasingly become the camera you have with you. Let us help you take your photos to the next level with TechHive’s Master Mobile Photography Superguide, available for $3.99.

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Facebook 6.0 delivers new look to iOS apps

Facebook Tuesday upgraded its apps for the iPhone and iPad with a more visually appealing News Feed and new messaging features such as Chat Heads and Stickers.

Microsoft exec talks mobile smack, trashes iOS as 'boring,' Android as 'a mess'

Microsoft's top executive for mobile phones took shots at both iOS and Android today, calling Apple's operating system "boring" and claiming Google's is "a mess."

HTC One debuts UltraPixel technology, but is the phone's camera all it's cracked up to be?

Is the HTC One's UltraPixel camera better than all the others? HTC's Symon Whitehorn explains why it is. Our review will tell the real story.

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Hands on with Facebook Home and the HTC First smartphone

At first glance, Facebook Home and the HTC First look like good bets for social butterflies, but power users and those who don't like 24/7 connectivity may opt out.

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Facebook's Home launcher for Android creates 'Facebook Phone'

Facebook's new Home launcher for Android is available April 12 as a software download from Google Play. HTC will intro the first phone to include Home, the $100 HTC First, on April 12 as well.

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Rumor: Google to unify chat under "Babble" brand

Google is rumored to be combining all its chat/communications services under a new brand to be known as Babble.

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Andy Ihnatko on his iPhone-to-Android switch

Tech luminary Andy Ihnatko joins host Chris Breen to explain why he switched from an iPhone to the Android-based Samsung Galaxy S3.

How to migrate from Android to iPhone

Making the switch doesn't have to be hard. Here's how to move your contacts, media, and other data from one platform to the other.

Android outselling Apple iOS in America, new report says

A new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech says that Android devices as a group outsold the iPhone in the U.S. during the three months ending January 2013, with their share of total sales rising to nearly 50%.

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Evolution of the smartwatch

With all the recent hoopla about Pebbles and iWatches, now is a good time to review the evolution of the smartwatch.

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Dropbox unveils new Sync API

Dropbox on Wednesday introduced its new Sync API, which the company says will let developers focus on their apps' core functionality, while Dropbox handles the intricacies of file syncing.

Judge orders Apple, Amazon to settlement talks on App Store dispute

A federal judge in California has ordered Apple and Amazon.com to sit down and attempt to settle a lawsuit between them over Amazon's use of the "Appstore" name for its online application marketplace.

Mobile maps showdown

Google, Apple, and Microsoft each offer a distinctive take on finding locations with your phone, but which service is the best?

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Music ID app face-off: Shazam vs. SoundHound

What's that song? Shazam and SoundHound might know the answer. We put them head-to-head.