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RadioShack gets green light to co-brand 1,700 stores with Sprint

RadioShack will live on, albeit in a diminished form. A deal green-lighted by a Delaware court Tuesday means around 1,700 of its stores will partner with Sprint, with RadioShack taking up around two-thirds of the space in each location.
Mobile

Verizon customers can now opt out of privacy-invading tracking cookies

Finally offering subscribers the option of completely halting all tracking of Web usage and location data, Verizon has added an opt-out function that removes the subscriber's identifier code from the account.
Mobile

20 common problems with the HTC One M8, and how to fix them

The HTC One M8 is the latest and greatest handset from HTC, but that doesn't mean it's flawless. Here are some of the most common issues and fixes for the handset to help you deal with the problems if they occur for you.
Photography

Your photos come to life thanks to new emotionsAR service

This new augmented reality service enables you to bring your still photos to life. Using the emotionsAR app you can trigger video, audio, and interactive buttons by scanning an image.
Mobile

Facebook’s Scrapbook helps parents put all their baby photos in one place

Facebook now has a Scrapbook feature that lets parents put all the photos of their baby in one place. The Scrapbook can be shared by two parents, and it works on the desktop and mobile versions of Facebook.
Mobile

Xiaomi celebrates turning five with phones, a TV, a scale, and a power socket — Wait, what?

For its 5th birthday, Xiaomi went all out by announcing new smartphones, a new TV, and, interestingly enough, a smart scale and power socket. All of these products will be available for purchase soon.
Mobile

Ericsson bid to ban iPhone sales moves ahead with ITC probe

The International Trade Commission, an independent agency that specializes in investigating trade violations, has agreed to look into Ericsson’s claim that Apple infringed on its LTE technology patent.
Mobile

The NSA almost ended phone spying before Snowden leaks

The NSA was considering shutting down its clandestine call data collection program months before Edward Snowden leaked classified information in 2013. Now the old proposal to end the program could be used to justify the end of the program.
Computing

Intel’s Braswell, built on 14nm process, may power your next Windows tablet

Intel is hoping that its new line of 14nm Braswell CPUs, designed with entry level tablets and laptops in mind, will be able to compete against its rivals, which are far more dominant in the mobile game than it is.
Mobile

Microsoft’s Surface 3 supports full Windows 10, starts at $500

Microsoft's Surface 3 is the successor to the Surface 2, but it will run full Windows and upgrade to Windows 10, as soon as Microsoft releases the new OS. The tablet will cost you $500 without the keyboard or stylus.
Mobile

See LG’s cute, goggly-eyed AKA smartphones say hello in fun new videos

LG thinks our phones should have a personality, and has released the LG AKA smartphone to prove it. The phone can be customized using special cases, which gives the device its own personality, and set of cute goggly eyes.