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Hands-on: First impressions of the iPhone 5c

Jason Snell's got an iPhone 5c and here are his first impressions.

One Up vs. the world: How does Sprint's new annual upgrade plan stack up?

Sprint announced a new annual upgrade plan just in time for the new iPhones, and it's one of the best deals around.

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iOS 7 lock-screen bypass allows access to photos, contacts, social networking

A bug in iOS 7 lets you get to a user's photos, contacts, and even social networking without having to enter an unlock code. Apple plans to patch the vulnerability in a future release.

How to view a timestamp for each message in Messages

When did I get that @#$% text message? iOS 7 will tell you.

Tim Cook, Apple iPhone 5S Event

Tim Cook: Android isn't Windows and Apple won't be Nokia

In a rare interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave his take on the modern mobile market.

The Week in iOS Apps: iOS Heaven

This week's roundup focuses on apps that have been redesigned or relaunched to take advantage of features in (or the hype surrounding) iOS 7. Read on.

Cybersecurity

White House asks FCC to decriminalize cell phone unlocking

Because the fact that unlocking your cell phone is a crime is anti-competitive—and just plain stupid.

BlackBerry messaging service rolls out to Android and iPhone this weekend

While layoff rumors fly, BlackBerry is moving ahead with plans to roll out its popular BBM messaging service to Android and iPhone devices.

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Mobile Device Management companies get more app control on iOS 7

Apple is providing MDM APIs that better allow vendors to 'take advantage of the operating system hooks to provide application-level security'

NTIA appeals to FCC to let consumers unlock their own mobile devices

Soon you may have the government's backing to do as you please with your phone.

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Microsoft tries (and fails) to make fun of the new iPhones

Microsoft's new attack ad lacks imagination and innovation. Sound familiar?

Everything you need to know about preordering an iPhone 5c

All the major U.S. carriers have the iPhone 5c up for preorder, but the details differ. Here's everything you need to know.

Verizon to launch Total Mobile Protection program, for that added sense of security

Now you can pay a monthly fee to get a little more help with your device.

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