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Upgrade To iOS 8 Now Or Wait?

Apple’s iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads was released to the public on Wednesday. It certainly is worth getting, but not necessarily right away for some users.

09/18/2014

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New Phones Are All About Selfies

Visit any tourist destination, and you’re bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It’s a declaration to the world that they were there.

09/05/2014

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Apple To Unveil Next Products September 9

Apple’s latest product launch, expected to at least be a new iPhone, will be in a setting that holds a special place in history, signaling how big this event is for the company.

08/29/2014

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Pregame Prep Shifts To Phones & Tablets

Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.

08/29/2014

AT&T Mobility president and CEO Ralph de la Vega discusses the company's partnership with Amazon during a launch event for the Fire Phone, Amazon's first smartphone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Amazon Ties New Phone To Its Services

Amazon unveiled its first smartphone ever on Wednesday, a device that assists shoppers by using six cameras that can make sense of its user’s face and the world around it.

06/19/2014

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Domino’s Introduces ‘Dom’ For Mobile Orders

The pizza delivery chain on Monday plans to introduce a function on its mobile app that lets customers place orders by speaking to a computer-generated voice named ‘Dom.’

06/16/2014

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Instagram Vamps Up Photo Editing Tools

The app said in a blog post on Tuesday that users will be able to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and other features of photos they take with their smartphones.

06/04/2014

Motorola's Moto X is displayed in many different colors as the American-manufactured smartphone is unveiled August 1, 2013 at a a news conference in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Motorola To Close DFW Smartphone Factory

Motorola spokesman Will Moss said that the North Texas factory will be shuttered by the end of the year. Costs of running the plant became too high to keep operations going.

05/30/2014

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Would You Ever Unplug From Technology?

Friday is the fifth annual National Day of Unplugging, where people are urged to try going for 24 hours without modern-day distractions like smartphones and social media.

03/07/2014

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The Best Ways To Avoid Telemarketers

Telemarketers are finding tricky ways to reach you. But you can hang up on most of those unwanted calls before they even get through to your cell phone. Here are some tips.

02/20/2014

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Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19 Billion

Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion, by far the company’s largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have done.

02/20/2014

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Lawmakers Pressing For Cell Phone Kill Switches

According to local police, cell phones are one of the most commonly stolen items. Now, lawmakers are pressing to require that phones are built with a ‘kill switch.’

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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