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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—March 6, 2017

Cellphones at the Iditarod? The Race, like Alaska’s Climate, is Changing For the first time, mushers beginning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday will be allowed to carry iPhones and Androids alongside their axes and snowshoes. In this … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—January 30, 2017

Want to Track Cellphones? Get a Warrant, Lawmakers Say Law enforcement cellphone tracking devices are coming under scrutiny in several states, where lawmakers have introduced proposals ranging from warrant requirements to an outright ban on the technology. Privacy and constitutional … Continue reading

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Kill Switches Drastically Cut Smartphone Theft

Smartphone theft in select major cities has dropped dramatically over the last 12 months, thanks in large part to the adoption of kill switches that remotely shut down smartphones. A new report from officials in New York, San Francisco and … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–January 19, 2015

Sony CEO Eyes Options as Pressure Mounts on Weak TV, Mobile Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai has weathered a crisis over a cyberattack on its Hollywood studio and its controversial comedy “The Interview”, but his toughest moment may be just … Continue reading

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Android Lollipop to be Released on November 3

Android 5.0 Lollipop, which Google unveiled last week, will be released to the public on November 3, according to a note sent to app developers and obtained by Android Police. The Android 5.0 Lollipop has a number of new features … Continue reading

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Google Enters Phablet Market with Nexus 6 Smartphone

In a blogpost today, Google finally introduced the much-anticipated Nexus 6 smartphone manufactured by Motorola. Up until now, the phone was code named “Shamu.” With this device, Google has entered the phablet market. The new device has a very large … Continue reading

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