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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.

Breaking down the iPhone 5s upgrade math

The simplest thing is to just get an iPhone 5S with a new 2-year contract, but how much will it cost you if you’re not eligible for an upgrade?

Trade-in market for older smartphones gets more competitive

As Apple and Wal-Mart enter the trade-in market, NextWorth ups its game, anticipating swarms of older phones being traded by users to fund new iPhones.

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Study: 1-in-10 UK 5-year-olds have mobile phones

Study finds that kids who can't read a clock yet have mobile phones now.

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The worst deals in tech: Are you being fleeced by these 7 overpriced products?

That shiny new tech toy might appear irresistible—until you realize its mark-up is obscene.

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Movement expected Friday in Apple, Samsung patent wars

Action is expected Friday in two separate patent infringement cases brought by Apple against Samsung.

London mayor joins NY, SF in battle against smartphone thefts

London Mayor Boris Johnson has signed on to a smartphone anti-theft initiative recently launched by top law enforcement officials in New York and San Francisco. He is the first official outside of the U.S. to join the effort pushing for major smartphone makers to include technology that would render a smartphone useless if it's lost or stolen.

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No, U.S. smartphone costs aren't highest in the world

Sure, our phone bills are high, but so are everyone else's. We compare smartphone costs and plan rates for several countries around the globe.

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Remains of the Day: After a fashion

Apple brings in a high-fashion expert, one university's not on such good terms with Cupertino, and sorry, that's not actually your phone vibrating.

Block unwanted iPhone callers in iOS 6

Sometimes, you get calls on your iPhone from people you don't want to speak to. iOS 7 will have a built-in tool for blocking such calls. In the meantime, here's a workaround.