Don't-Miss Smartphones Stories

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Apple, Samsung battle to the end over damages payment

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

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Ex-Apple CEO Sculley's new firm preps stylish budget phones for Asia

Obi Worldphone, a company founded by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley has launched a set of low-cost yet stylish smartphones aimed for emerging wireless markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Fire Phone's flop may jeopardize Amazon's future hardware endeavors

Amazon's laying off engineers and stopping new products in their tracks after the Fire Phone's epic failure.

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Market sharing: These predictions are useless

Market share predictions are almost always wrong but analysts keep making them anyway.

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Don’t be not Apple: It’s the right thing to do

In an alternate reality, Apple is evil. Do not buy products from alternate reality Apple.

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You got surveyed: Apple up, Samsung down

What does it all mean? Not much.

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Samsung chases iPhone users with Galaxy test drive promo

Samsung is letting iPhone owners in the U.S. test its latest Galaxy smartphones for 30 days for $1, as it hopes to make a dent in Apple's high-end dominance.

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Apple gains market share despite global slowdown in smartphone sales

Apple's larger iPhones helped the company sell more smartphones than Samsung.

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Un-special K: Another non-iPhone killer

Once more unto the breach, or close up the wall with our Android dead.

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To fix iTunes, Apple should revisit iSync, an app that actually worked

Even before Bluetooth came along, syncing cell phones and PDAs to your Mac was a piece of cake, thanks to iSync.

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Against the CurrentC: The Apple Pay rival’s continued false start

A funny thing happened on the way to killing Apple Pay.

5 Weirdest iOS Keyboards

Install one of these wacky third-party keyboards on your iPhone to communicate using Klingon symbols, customized emojis, or even Lil' Wayne rap lyrics.

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Word play: Describing Android with two words

You can use more than one word to describe an operating system.

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AAPL vs. Apple: Don’t confuse the two

The stock's fate and the company's fate are not always in alignment.

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Apple falls to third in China smartphone rankings, while Xiaomi vaults ahead

Xiaomi led the market, while Huawei came in second.

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The wheel of fortune: Sometimes you’re hot, sometimes you’re not

First Samsung was going to kill Apple. Then Xiaomi. Now it's Huawei.