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Device recycling standards could make mobile friendlier

This week at Mobile World Congress, the Device Renewal Forum announced an official standard for renewing devices that includes military-grade data wiping, environmentally responsible recycling of materials, and a database to check for stolen handsets.

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Tokyo court rules Apple doesn't violate Samsung patent

A Tokyo court ruled Thursday that Apple did not infringe a Samsung patent, a small win for Apple in the continuing legal wrangling between the two companies.

Toshiba demos 'Lytro chip,' converts phones to light-field cameras

The modules, which could be in phones next year, can accurately calculate depth and change focus points after photos are shot.

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Morpho's software will soon bring high-end camera features to smartphones

Imaging technology once reserved for high end cameras might be coming to smartphones with new software from Japan's Morpho.

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Android outselling Apple iOS in America, new report says

A new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech says that Android devices as a group outsold the iPhone in the U.S. during the three months ending January 2013, with their share of total sales rising to nearly 50%.

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Review: CandyShell Grip for iPhone 5

A tight grip and a thin, form-fitting case provide natural protection for your iPhone 5.

Review: SmartFlex View for iPhone 5

If you spend a lot of time using FaceTime or viewing videos and other content on your phone, the SmartFlex View is an excellent choice.

MLB.com At Bat ready to play ball for 2013

Baseball doesn't start for another five weeks, but Major League Baseball's mobile app is ready for iOS and Android devices.

The case for smartwatches

Smartwatches are only in their infancy, and some people are wondering what the fuss is all about. Lex Friedman argues that they represent technology worth getting excited about.

10 tips to keep your mobile devices charged and happy

Your mobile devices contain batteries that are miracles of engineering, holding amounts of energy that their predecessors couldn’t come close to equaling. Properly using this potential can help your mobile batteries last longer on the road. Here are our tips for optimum battery performance.

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