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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

on pcworld.com

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Spec showdown: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. the Galaxy Note 4, LG G3 Stylus, and LG G Flex

Apple's officially in the phablet game, but how does it look when compared to the best Android phablets?

on greenbot.com

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You should see the other guys: How smartphones have advanced since the last iPhone update

We've made an entire circuit around the globe since the last time Tim Cook unveiled a new smartphone. What have other phone makers been doing since then? And how will that inform what Apple announces at Tuesday's big event?

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California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world

on pcworld.com

Conjecture regarding larger iPhone displays

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John Gruber crunches the numbers on purported 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones to figure out what resolution they'll likely sport.

Reading List: Will we see the next iPhone on September 9? Reply hazy, ask again later

Knock knock. Who's there? Oh, just some Apple news for Tuesday, August 5th.

Thanks, Obama: Now you can legally unlock your smartphone if you want to

The President has signed a bill into law that will let you take your device to whatever carrier you'd rather be with.

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

The bill reverses a 2013 decision that phone unlocking by consumers ran afoul of copyright laws.

on pcworld.com

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What to look for in Apple's earnings announcement

As Apple prepares for its latest quarterly conference call, Dan Moren runs down the list of what to expect in the company's results.

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To switch or not to switch: Test-driving T-Mobile's LTE network

T-Mobile is loaning potential customers an iPhone 5s for a week to try out its network. So I took them up on it.

on techhive.com

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China's state-run TV calls the iPhone a national security threat; Apple disagrees

China's state-run television says that iOS 7's location services could inadvertently expose state secrets.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Blockbuster games

Two of the biggest games around--Badlands and Candy Crush Saga--both get updates this week. Plus, a very, very, silly game makes its debut.

Samsung invokes Alice to challenge two Apple patents

Samsung cited a Supreme Court ruling that tightened patent standards when it asked a court to find two Apple patent claims invalid