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3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

LG's high-end smartphone features trickle down to new L series

LG Electronics is bringing features from its more expensive smartphones into the hotly contested low-end segment of the market.

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Related Topix: Electronics, LG Electronics

5 hrs ago | WISN-TV

How we'll pay for things in the future

If you're in San Francisco, perhaps you waved your smartphone over a payment terminal; if in London, maybe you momentarily tapped your funky-looking wristband on it; if in Nairobi, you probably just sent a text message.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Why Chinese Smartphone Makers Are Going Global

Chinese smartphone makers are increasing their presence in the global market. This year, we've already seen Lenovo Group and Huawei Technologies gain global market share, posing a threat to market leader Samsung Electronics Coolpad , a smartphone maker based in Shenzhen, plans to spend millions of dollars this year to promote its brand in Southeast ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Lenovo, Huawei Technologies, Energy, Oil & Gas, Samsung, Cellphones, Cell Phones

8 hrs ago | Reuters

Opera's Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ananova

Search Terms Show Rich And Poor's Digital Divide

A decade of search terms have been analysed to find out which words are most-likely to be searched for by those living in the toughest and easiest places to live - as determined by wealth, life expectancy and other factors.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Business News

Switched

St. Louis Police Release Video Of Kajieme Powell Killing That Appears At Odds With Their Story

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released cell phone footage Wednesday of the police shooting of Kajieme Powell, a 25-year-old black man killed on Tuesday in St. Louis, according to St. Louis Public Radio.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cell Phones

AME Info

Regional electronics market growth to deliver bumper Gitex Shopper 2014

The Middle East's considerable and fast-growing appetite for consumer electronics has led the organisers of GITEX Shopper 2014 - the Middle East's largest consumer IT and electronics show - to expect another bumper sales performance at this year's event.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Laptops/Notebooks

CIO

OnBeep Developing Walkie-Talkie Type Wearable for Mobile Devices

Voxer for Business combines walkie-talkie-like push-to-talk with messaging in a cross-platform app and Web service.

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Related Topix: Two Way Radio, Flickr

Merced Sun-Star

Digital Savant: Two years later, the wait seems longer for mobile wallets

"The future of buying stuff seems like it's going to be cashless, credit card-less and tied to whatever mobile device you happen to be carrying around.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

South Yorkshire Times

'I can't use mobile because of trees'

A disgruntled customer has gone into battle with a mobile phone giant because he says he is unable to make and receive calls when trees are in leaf.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

The Island Packet

Hargray requires basic-cable subscribers to go digital

For some Hargray subscribers, popular channels such as ESPN and Fox News have been replaced by a white screen with this message: "Your Hargray Television Service is being upgraded to a digital signal."

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Related Topix: TV, Hardeeville, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mashable

Hands On With Sprint's Sharp Aquos Crystal Smartphone

Sharp's first U.S. Aquos-brand smartphone entry, available now on the Sprint network, is no spec-buster, but its elegant, edge-to-edge screen does evoke the nothing-but screen phones typically seen in most sci-fi television and film fare.

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Related Topix: TV, iPhone

KXVO

Hisense Roku TV H4 Series To Hit Stores Soon

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Related Topix: TV, Startups, Roku

The Island Packet

Police: Tega Cay cell phone shops burglarized

The Verizon shop at 1135 Stonecrest Blvd. was broken into at 5:13 a.m. Monday, when an automatic alarm went off, the report states.

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Related Topix: Tega Cay, SC, Cell Phones

GigaOM

PayPal bonds further with Braintree, putting one-touch payments in mobile apps

PayPal is taking up Braintree's Venmo Touch technology, which lets developers put a one-touch purchase button directly into their apps.

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Related Topix: PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, eBay, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Somalia, World News, Africa, Terrorism, Opinion

NewsFactor

Android Crushing Smartphone Rivals

Apart from the iPhone, literally every other mobile OS on the market struggled to make any significant impact in what is increasingly an Android world, according to IDC.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Google, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Macworld

How the smartphone defeated the point-and-shoot digital camera

Behind the Spec Sheet seeks to draw new insights based on hardware data. Produced by FindtheBest, a company that aggregates specs and features in a centralized database,guest column will share data-driven discoveries and surprises, and attempt to expose common misconceptions.

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Related Topix: Digital Cameras, Arts, Photography

Click Orlando

cell phone

Verizon ranked number one for reliability, speed, call and data performance, with AT&T a close second in all those categories.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, AT&T, T-Mobile

Express India

Top 5 smartphone brands in India in 2014

Smartphones priced under Rs. 12,000 are selling more while Indian brands dominate the phablet segment .

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

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