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Researchers: iPhones, iPads connected to Windows PCs are at risk

At the USENIX Security Symposium, Georgia Tech researchers show how PC botnets could infect iOS devices to steal passwords.

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T-Mobile pushes paid data plans, makes room for bigger families

Not to complain too much, but it's getting tricky to keep track of all these promotions.

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Samsung touts 1,000 Gear apps as new smartwatch rumors circulate

Samsung may have a couple new smartwatches in store, and plenty of apps to run on them.

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LG announces G3 Stylus phablet, promises full reveal at IFA

The super-sized G3 phablet will be unveiled in Berlin, though don't mistake it for a Galaxy Note competitor.

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Poshmark takes on eBay, makes shopping more social with iOS update

The platform wants to become the Facebook for online shopping.

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Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

After two years of losing money, Huawei is giving up on Microsoft's mobile operating system.

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Spotify's Windows Phone app (finally) gets free, ad-supported listening

You no longer need a premium subscription to use Spotify on Windows Phone. The free, ad-supported version lands on Microsoft's smartphone platform.

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Verizon's Voice over LTE rollout means video calls, HD voice, and Alaska

Carriers are slowly moving toward LTE for voice calls, but 3G isn't going away soon.

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5 iOS apps to easily manage your Twitter account

Staying on top of your Twitter feed can feel like a full-time job. Let these iOS apps do some the heavy lifting.

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Hands-on with Madden NFL Mobile, freemium football's comeback player of the year

EA's officially licensed sim still needs tweaks, but it's a big improvement over last year's free-to-play disaster.

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These cases turn your smartphone into a pay pal

Both the Incipio Cashwrap and Loop ChargeCase add mobile payment capabilities to the iPhone. We look at the pros and cons of both mobile transaction cases.

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11 dorm room gadgets that are too cool for school

You're going to spend the next nine months on campus. We've got suggestions for the gear that can turn that spartan dorm room into a home away from home.

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California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world