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FCC, CTIA push against stolen phones went nowhere

A draft plan might have made it harder to resell stolen phones, if it had gone into place.

on techhive.com

On second thought, California Senate backs kill-switch bill

After failing to pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for every smartphone sold in California, the state's Senate OK'd the proposal Thursday.

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DryBox looks to make a splash, drying out wet smartphones

Get your mobile device to a DryBox Drying Station within 36 hours of its unexpected dunk in the drink, and you stand a 75 to 80 percent chance of reviving your phone. And now the company is looking to expand into self-service units.

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Gaming exclusivity wars hit mobile app stores

Apple has nabbed a few high-profile game exclusives for iOS in recent months. A new report says these may the first skirmishes in a larger platform war for mobile gaming.

on techhive.com

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

on pcworld.com

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Batter Up: The best ways to watch baseball on your digital devices

Another baseball season is underway, and tech-savvy fans have more ways than ever to stream high-quality video and audio at their command. Here are all the options available so that you never have to miss a single pitch.

on techhive.com

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The Wello smartphone case puts health data in the palm of your hand

It looks like a regular smartphone case. But Wello is embedded with a plate containing sophisticated sensors that can detect vital signs as you hold your phone.

on techhive.com

The Macalope: Everything's coming up BlackBerry!

Look out, world! BlackBerry's making a comeback!

The Macalope: Future shock

Apple is destroyed once again! Man, every time!

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.

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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

on pcworld.com