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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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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.

Apple takes on patent trolls

Plus, Carl Icahn lays off the 'share repurchase' horn, and more excerpts from Tim Cook's interview with the Wall Street Journal.

AT&T adds cheaper family plans for full-price phones

Mobile Share Family Value plans now start at $130 per month for two lines and 10GB of data, but you'll have to pay full price for each smartphone upfront or in monthly installments.

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Report: Apple planning a move into mobile payments service

The company would compete against Google, PayPal, Square and others if it enters this zone.

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Use your smartphone to check your remote control batteries

Are the batteries in that remote really dead? Your smartphone can help you find out.

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Five components that will rock your next smartphone

Processors, memory, screens and sensors are all getting an upgrade, giving you a preview of what to expect from 2014's flagship phones.

on pcworld.com

Wearable Wrap

Wearable Wrap

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Corning cleans up its act with germ-fighting Gorilla Glass

The antimicrobial material Corning introduced at CES may find its way to your iPhones and Samsung gear in the near future.

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Report: NSA developed software for backdoor access to iPhones

The software, developed in 2008, would let the agency locate phones and remotely turn on cameras and mics.

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2013 in Review: Our nine best videos of the year

We've chronicled everything from 3D printing to Steve Ballmer's impending retirement. Find out what other videos made our list of favorites for 2013.

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