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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

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Watch the Project Ara Developer Conference live

The developers conference for Google's modular phone is streaming on YouTube.

on greenbot.com

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Here's your rumored Amazon phone, 3D interface and all, now in allegedly leaked photos

Yep, yep. It definitely looks like a phone. And BGR says it will have a 4.7-inch display, a 3D interface, and four front-facing cameras.

Would Amazon dare to make a phone? Of course

Entering the smartphone business now would be a long shot, but that's Amazon's specialty these days.

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AT&T, Sprint, Verizon disable the Galaxy S5's download booster

Of the big four U.S. carriers, only T-Mobile will let you use Samsung's new feature.

on greenbot.com

Take our mobile survey and you might win an iPad mini

IDG's annual Global Mobile Survey helps us learn more about how you use your smartphone or tablet. Fill out the survey and you could win one of three Retina iPad minis!

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3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year

3D Systems' CEO says modular parts for Project Ara will have basic circuitry at first but grow more sophisticated over time

on greenbot.com

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T-Mobile offers credits to retain BlackBerry customers

The credit is extended to any new device, including the BlackBerry Q10 or the Z10

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HTC and Samsung to Windows Phone users: You haven't been forgotten

Sprint has announced that it will support the Windows Phone 8.1 update for the HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo.

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Nokia unveils photo-centric Lumia 930, plus midrange Lumias 630 and 635

The Lumia 930 is essentially the international variant of the recently released Nokia Icon, while the Lumia 630 and 635 are both mid-range Windows Phones.

BlackBerry will not renew tie-up with T-Mobile

BlackBerry criticized T-Mobile in February for pushing iPhones to BlackBerry customers.

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Galaxy S5 display tested, found to be the best ever

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate puts the Galaxy S5 display through a heap of tests, and proclaims it king of the smartphones.

on greenbot.com

Report: Smartphone kill-switch could save consumers $2.6 billion per year

A survey from a Creighton University professor finds almost all consumers want the ability to remotely kill a stolen cellphone.

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$160 dollar smartphone gives a glimpse of LTE's future

Growing competition between chipset makers is helping bring down the cost of LTE smartphones

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Why the iPhone 6 should take a cue from the new HTC One

To stand out in a sea of 5-inch phones, HTC polished its signature look instead of redesigning from scratch—just like Apple.