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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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Remains of the Day: Small change

More "information"--if it can be called such--about the iPad mini's rumored Retina display, Mac OS X 10.9 may soon roar onto the scene, and Apple's shrinking yet another of its products (sort of).

FTC report suggests ways to improve mobile privacy

A new Federal Trade Commission report recommends best practices for mobile operating systems, app developers, and ad networks.

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Whatsapp gets thumbs down from privacy hawks

Whatsapp copies your entire address book on its servers but doesn't delete the numbers of non-users

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Remains of the Day: The question beast

Is a supersized iPad on the way? Will Apple's low-cost iPhone be an unholy chimera? Will Steve Wozniak taint a Steve Jobs movie by association? Would any of these questions ever be asked in polite conversation?

ITC to review decision in Apple complaint against Samsung

The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to review an earlier decision that found Samsung Electronics' products infringed four patents owned by Apple.

AT&T to buy Alltel for $780 million

The parent company of Alltel, a mobile telephone network serving rural customers in six states, has agreed to sell the business to AT&T for about US$780 million, Atlantic Tele-Network announced Tuesday.

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Brave new network: Why I hope Apple never releases a smart watch

Brent Simmons loves his iPhone and the connectedness it can afford. But a smart watch buzzing on his wrist with each new message that arrives? That's where he draws the line.

Keep your mobile device clean

Tired of all the grunge on your screen? Follow these steps to clean your mobile phone or tablet—and keep it that way.

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