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Proposed California law would mandate smartphone kill switch

The bill, if passed, could effectively mean kill switches on phones sold across the US.

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How to sell your old tech while protecting your data

Did you get a shiny new gadget this holiday season? If so, here's how to wipe your old tech clean of personal data, sell your old gear, and keep your new gadgets in shape for future reselling.

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The Macalope Weekly: Axe-grinding

The New York Times's war against Apple rages on! Meanwhile, others argue that Apple's products are too cheap AND exploit workers in China.

Judging a smartphone by its camera

Here's what to keep in mind if mobile photography is at the top of your smartphone wish list.

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FCC moves toward in-flight mobile use; Transportation may ban voice calls

While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."

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Secure Our Smartphones (SOS) initiative being announced at press conference in New York

New York attorney general demands answers on smartphone security decision

In a letter to carriers asking why they oppose installation of a "kill switch" on handsets, Eric Schneiderman alluded to possible collusion.

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AT&T, T-Mobile shift tactics as smartphones saturate markets

Getting your hands on a new iPhone may soon cost you more, as carriers move away from subsidies and aim to make customers pay for their phones directly.

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AT&T announces first international LTE roaming deal

The carrier's data roaming plans will include LTE service, but only in Canada for now.

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