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There's really no such thing as a 'best' mobile provider

It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.

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Apple selling iPhone 4 in China to gain market share

As rumors of Apple's budget iPhone continue to circulate, the U.S. tech giant has been pushing sales of its older iPhone 4 model in China as a way to grab market share in the nation's mid-tier market, according to research firm IDC.

Microsoft Office for iPhone is finally here, and it changes everything

Microsoft finally releases an Office version for iOS, making the iPhone even more viable as a productivity device.

Apple's law-enforcement critics 'appreciative' of new activation lock

Two prominent law enforcers in the U.S. who have been pushing Apple to do more to combat iPhone theft say they appreciate a new feature previewed earlier Monday that could help make stolen iPhones more difficult for thieves to resell.

Android users spend 20% less time in apps than Apple users, study reports

Recent numbers by a market research firm show that Android users appear to spend 20 percent less time using their apps than iOS users spend.

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Smartphone usage trends show iPhone owners busier

Research shows iPhone owners spend 55 percent more time on their iPhone than Android users, but they have some similar usage habits.

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ABC adds live-streaming to its iOS app, but won't cut the cord

ABC is updating its iOS app this week to support live streaming of shows, including programming from local stations, but the service comes at a price.

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The Kwikset Kevo lock opens at your touch

New deadbolt turns your smartphone into a virtual key.

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The Macalope Weekly: Off with his head!

Tim Cook must go! Because... uh... because... Tim Cook must go!

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For first time, quarterly smartphone sales top other mobile phones

Six years after the sale of the first iPhone and 14 years after the first BlackBerry email pager was unveiled, smartphone shipments have outnumbered sales of other types of mobile phones.

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