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The Week in iOS Apps: Across the universe

We've got apps from Cosmos and NASA this week, as well as gross games, flight trackers, and more.

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

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Apple again denied permanent US sales ban against Samsung products

Apple failed to provide enough evidence to warrant an injunction, so a judge ruled that legal damages should be sufficient.

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California court rules it's OK for drivers to check mobile maps

The appeals court went by a strict interpretation of the statute under which the driver was charged

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What caught our eye at Mobile World Congress 2014

Our intrepid team of reporters outlines three trends -- low-end smartphones, convertible tablets, and improved mobile audio -- that dominated their week in Barcelona.

U.S. House passes bill to allow mobile phone unlocking, but details worry advocates

Because yes, it's 2013 and still illegal to unlock your cell phone without your carrier's permission.

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Drop your phone in the toilet? Nanotechnology could save it

A microscopic coating from P2i coats the electronics inside smartphones to prevent the phones from short circuiting after getting wet.

Samsung announces a Galaxy of products at Mobile World Congress

Melissa Riofrio looks at Samsung's latest releases -- the Galaxy S5 plus a new smart watch and a fitness band.

AT&T adds free international texting to Mobile Share plans

And cheap international calls are coming for people without a contract.

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MWC 2014: Cheap cell phone runs on a AA for emergencies

A cell phone from SpareOne is designed to be used for emergencies and runs on a single AA battery.

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Qualcomm overtakes Apple with eight-core, 64-bit mobile processor

Qualcomm's new 64-bit, eight-core Snapdragon 615 will be in mobile devices during fourth quarter.

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Meet Google’s 'Project Tango'

Google has been working over the past year on developing 3D technology for smartphones, but it has the potential to go beyond those devices.

Apple's iTunes Festival to hit the U.S for the first time

The music concert will take place in Austin at the SXSW conference in March. Plus, why Apple's advertising network has never really taken off, and the company's smartphone gains in China.

Synaptics: We can do iPhone-like fingerprint sensors, but better

The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.

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Apple logo welcome at Olympics after all?

Both Samsung and the IOC say athletes haven't been asked to cover up their iPhones during Olympic ceremonies in Sochi. And if you can't trust those guys...

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5 ridiculous things Apple is more likely to make than an Android phone

Woz told Wired that Apple should release an Android phone. Woz, we love you, but that's crazypants.

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Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

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Taking an iPhone to the Sochi opening ceremonies? Think different

Samsung provides the official smartphone of the Winter Olympics, so athletes are reportedly being told to cover up the Apple logo on their phones during Friday's opening festivities.