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Report: Smartphone market will see smallest growth on record in 2015

Smartphone shipments will slow to single-digit growth in 2015, driven by sluggish growth in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Western Europe; and lowered expectations for Windows Phone shipments.
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Weekly Rewind: How to live longer, Game of Thrones teaser, Zuck’s fortune, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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The Digno Rafre is the world’s first washable smartphone 0:55

Japanese company Kyocera is set up to sell the Digno Rafre, the world's first soap-proof smartphone that you can rinse at the end of the day, because you're not the only thing in your life that needs a shower when all is said and…
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5 apps to download this week: Yahoo Messenger, Ink Cards, and more

Finding a new app can be a hassle. So we've got you covered on the best apps to try this week, ranging from Yahoo's revamped messaging app, Adobe's Android video editing app, to Google's Arts and Culture app.
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New MotusPro tracking lab could change the way baseball players train

MotusGlobal, famous for saving pitcher's arms with the mThrow, today announced a full body tracking system for baseball players called the MotusPro. Sensors fitted to a shirt, gloves, and shoes track millions of data points per movement for…
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T-Mobile is now America’s best wireless carrier (of the big four, at least)

Verizon, move over. It's T-Mobile's turn. The results from this year's Consumer Reports are in, in the fifth iteration of the nationwide survey, it's John Legere's pink-fueled mobile carrier that has been rated the best in the country.
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Nextdoor Now finds neighbors to do your chores or babysit the kids

A new service from Nextdoor, Nextdoor Now, lets you find neighbors to babysit, walk your dog, or help you put together furniture. Everyone using the service has to verify their address, so you know they live in your 'hood.
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New survey on screen size preference fuels smaller iPhone 6C rumors

Do you still prefer a smaller smartphone? You're not alone. A new survey reveals that 20 percent of consumers think 4 inches is the sweet spot. Now we know why Apple might be considering an iPhone 6C.
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Take business calls in the shower with Kyocera’s washable smartphone 2:03

Kyocera's new Digno Rafre smartphone is not only waterproof, but it's actually designed so users can wash it with soap and water. The phone recently debuted in Japan, but it's unlikely to come to the U.S. any time soon.
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Where there's smoke there's an iPhone 6 Plus on fire in a man's pants near Atlanta

An intense burning in your pants is rarely a feeling you want to have in public, especially when it's prompted by your iPhone 6 Plus catching on fire. Unfortunately, this happened to an iPhone user in Atlanta.
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Black Friday didn't just happen in stores — downloads surged online for shopping apps

Amazon, Wish, and Walmart were among the few iOS shopping apps that noticed a large surge in downloads during Black Friday, as customers started hunting for bargains online. It is the first year with a dedicated shopping category for iPhone…