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When will your phone battery last as long as your Kindle?

Disappointing battery life continues to plague smartphones even as they improve in every way. When will new batteries finally save us from the nightly recharging routine?

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Dumped by Apple, Boyfriend Maker starts relationship with Android users

The game that was too odd and inappropriate for the Apple App Store has rebounded and started a new relationship with Android users. Boyfriend Maker, a dating simulation style game with an off-the-wall artificial intelligence, has a new home after being…

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Sony brings Android Jelly Bean to the masses with the Xperia E

Sony has announced the Xperia E, a low-cost Android phones with a specification that's good enough for it to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a rarity on budget phones.

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Zite 2.0: Popular personalized news app unveils new look

Zite rolled out a major update to the iOS version of its popular personalized news app on Tuesday, overhauling the design and incorporating a number of new features.

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This 1080p smartphone hopes to challenge the Droid DNA

The Oppo Find 5 1080p smartphone looks set to challenge the HTC Droid DNA soon, as a website has appeared offering the phone for $499 SIM-free. It's set for official announcement next week.

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Keeping the kids happy: Amazon announces Kindle Fire subscription service for children’s content

If you're a Kindle Fire owner with kids, you may already be familiar with FreeTime, a feature that offers controls on how your child uses the tablet. Building on this, Amazon has just announced a subscription service for FreeTime, offering unlimited access to…

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Nokia announces the Lumia 620, its most affordable Windows Phone 8 device yet

Nokia has announced its third Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 620. Priced below the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, it's scheduled for release next year.

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Google releases YouTube app for iPad and an improved version for iPhone 5

Google has just released its native YouTube app for iPad users, with an update also rolled out for the iPhone version.

Mobile

AT&T Wireless launches video bills to explain charges to customers

Definitely helpful after significantly altering a wireless service plan, AT&T is starting to send video bills that walk the customer through new charges.

Mobile

Most mobile Web traffic comes from iOS, not Android, study says

A new study has shown that most Internet traffic from mobile devices comes from iOS devices, such as various models of iPhones and iPads.

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Despite mankind’s woes, Earth remains pretty in NASA book

NASA has released a new coffee table book and downloadable PDF and iPad app that illustrates stunning photography of our planet.

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Android will remain most popular mobile platform through 2016, IDC says

Google's Android mobile operating system accounted for most of the mobile market share in 2012, and it is expected to keep that spot for another four years.

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Hands on: Samsung’s AllShare Hub turns any TV into a mirror of your phone

The AllShare Cast Wireless Hub makes it possible to mirror your Samsung smartphone, tablet, or PC screen to an HDTV, but is the convenience worth $100?

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Toshiba’s new 10-inch Jelly Bean tablet set to launch this Friday for $350

Toshiba has announced that its Excite 10 SE tablet, the successor to the Excite 10 LE, will launch on Dec. 6. It features Android 4.1 out of the box.

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Apple hiring ‘dozens’ of Texas Instrument engineers to improve chips

A report indicates Apple is hiring ex-Texas Instruments employees in Israel to work on chips for iOS devices and computers.

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