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Five smartphones to look forward to

The second half of 2015 looks as exciting as the first for smartphone buyers

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Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

The Shanghai Consumer Council is demanding that Samsung make the bloatware removable

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There's even an app for dogs and cats scared of fireworks

Fireworks and other loud noises account for nearly 20% of missing pets, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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Facebook and Google dominate time spent with mobile apps

Facebook and Google apps claim more of U.S. users' time than any other downloads, and they account for more than three times the total number of minutes spent with all enterprise apps, according to a new report.

As big data hits the Tour de France, cycling will never be the same again

Dimension Data website will track riders' positions, speeds and proximity to rivals in real time

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Sprint drops 600 Kbps video-streaming limit after outcry

Sprint this week quickly reversed plans to impose a 600 Kbps limit on streaming video as part of a promotion called "All-In" that charges $80 a month for unlimited talk, text and high-speed data.

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Can Windows 10 save Windows Phone?

The release of Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system may be the last roll of the dice for its struggling mobile platform.

The road warrior’s essential mobile toolkit: Summer edition

Survive vacation! A mobile toolkit for the road

Off the beaten path doesn’t mean offline, as long you take these mobile essentials with you

Xiaomi faces challenge to reach sales goal, amid slowing smartphone growth

Xiaomi sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015

Wi-Fi password-sharing feature in Windows 10 raises security concerns

The option would allow anyone with a network's password to share access to it with all their friends

Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Called Suggested Videos, a new feed will appear first on iOS, showing both partner content and ads

VPN users, beware: You may not be as safe as you think you are

Thanks to IPv6 leakage, your data could be out there for anyone to see

FCC tells TracFone it must allow phone unlocking

The provider of prepaid mobile service reached a settlement with the agency

One third of enterprise iOS devices vulnerable to app, data hijacking attacks

Researchers from FireEye found five flaws that can be exploited by rogue apps installed through the iOS enterprise provisioning system

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Nvidia asks Washington to sledgehammer smartphones

The case before the ITC shows why we shouldn’t have to adjudicate 21st-century smartphone disputes with 1930s legislation.

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These 3 Android, iOS apps simplify and speed up social sharing

The Suggestions, Buffer and Klout apps are all designed to help you find unique and relevant stories to share with your social followers. For the most part they deliver, but each has its own set of drawbacks and limitations.

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How to deploy tablets to your mobile workforce

Wakefield Canada needed a new tablet PC for use in the field. Who better to ask then the very folks who’d have to use the mobile devices? Here’s what they chose and why.

Xiaomi break outs of Asia, introduces phones to Brazil

Xiaomi is tapping Foxconn to build its phones in a local factory to reduce costs

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How to overcome roadblocks facing the security of embedded medical devices

There are a variety of concerns in regards to protecting patient data collected on wearable devices. To secure the information a number of roadblocks must be identified and overcome.

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