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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

NEW YORK — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end price tags — and choosing models that can get the job ...

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Another Apple-Samsung skirmish heads to court

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and ...

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In-flight phones: Others likely to follow FAA’s lead

LONDON — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it is relaxing restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics inside flights by American carriers. Passengers are still barred from making calls or downloading data off a cellular network, but ...

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Schumer: Deal to limit tracking shopper phones

ALBANY — Eight companies have agreed to measures that will let shoppers nationwide know when retailers are using their smartphones to track their movements through a store, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday. The New York Democrat criticized the “intrusive ...

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Schumer: US needs storm app for tablets, phones

ALBANY — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a national application for smartphones, tablets and the Internet that would quickly update comprehensive storm warnings nationwide. The app would simplify, streamline and digitize complex data to avoid confusion resulting from conflicting ...

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Long-overdue BlackBerry makeover arrives

TORONTO — The new crop of BlackBerry smartphones has finally arrived after a lengthy delay that allowed other mobile devices and operating systems made by Apple, Google and Samsung to build commanding leads in a market that is redefining society ...

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Judge denies smartphones to Pa. cyber suspect duo

PITTSBURGH — A federal judge has denied a western Pennsylvania couple’s access to their smartphones while they await trial on charges of hacking into the computer server of a law firm who fired the woman in question. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ...

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