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Call me easy: Dodge Dart GT uses huge touchscreen to handle phone tasks

A simple Bluetooth connection and a big, easy 8.4-inch touchscreen show how safer phone features are working their way into more affordable cars like the Dart GT.

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Microsoft accidentally reveals plans to bring folder support to Windows Phone 8.1

Support could arrive in July or early August as Microsoft tries to reach parity with iOS and Android.

on pcworld.com

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Security-focused Blackphone ships, stuffed with encryption and anonymity tools

The creators of the Blackphone are bringing an end-to-end encrypted smartphone to anyone with $629 in their wallet.

on greenbot.com

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'It has to be able to fit their buttocks': Foxconn CEO mocks curved displays on phones

Foxconn is working on putting a flat 35-megapixel camera on an upcoming phone

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Warrants needed for cellphone searches, Supreme Court rules

The unanimous ruling comes down strongly on the side of privacy rights

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10 things to know about the smartphone kill switch

The smartphone kill switch appears to be on its way to every handset sold in the U.S. So what's all the fuss about?

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What you need to know about Amazon's Fire Phone

We spent some time with the new smartphone from Amazon and can answer any questions you might have.

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Amazon Fire Phone apps: How does Fire OS compare to Android?

Amazon's upcoming Fire Phone has a set of stock apps unique to Fire OS. But what about third-party apps?

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As iPhone thefts drop, Google and Microsoft plan kill switches on smartphones

After a year of pressure, U.S. law enforcement officials announce a major success in their phone anti-theft push

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Researchers embed transparent sensors in Corning Gorilla Glass

Researchers have successfully created a transparent temperature sensor that is embedded inside the Corning Gorilla Glass used by most smartphones. It could be in phones within a year, they said.