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Google looks to become a mobile carrier

The company has made deals to offer service over the Sprint and T-Mobile networks, according to reports


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Big visions for 5G before the FCC

Drones, robots, and satellites are all envisioned in high-frequency wireless spectrum, according to FCC filings from 55 companies, including Google, Samsung, Intel

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Dropbox acquires CloudOn to strengthen mobile collaboration

Dropbox is looking to move away from just sync-and-share cloud storage with the acquisition of the Israeli startup

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LibreOffice for Android takes first small steps

The first incarnation of LibreOffice for Android is little more than a document reader, but the plan all along was to start small and build up

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10th time's the charm: Microsoft finally solves big problems with Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 is relatively glitch-free after its 10th firmware update, released last week, resolved many long-standing issues

HP bringing augmented reality, 3D printing features to tablets, laptops

HP wants to provide a more interactive computing experience through its mobile products

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Here's how much those 'free' Windows licenses actually cost

It's no secret that Microsoft is practically giving Windows 8.1 licenses away to tablet vendors, but now we know exactly how much the company makes

Email accounts exposed in Verizon My FiOS mobile app

Verizon has now fixed the flaw in the API of My FiOS, according to a software developer

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New Surface Pro 3 firmware update triggers BSOD

At least one customer is reporting blue screens with Microsoft's newly released Surface Pro firmware updates

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Look ma, one hand! The supersized smartphone challenge

See exactly how much of the iPhone's or Galaxy's screen you can actually reach with your thumb

Google ties iPhones, iPads to Chrome with Remote Desktop

Google this week launched its Remote Desktop app for iOS, fulfilling a promise made nine months ago.

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Preview: Microsoft Office for Android makes up for (some) lost time

A first preview of Microsoft's long-overdue Office apps for Android tablets reveals a serviceable effort that may be too little, too late

Samsung, BlackBerry flatly deny talking about a buyout

Reuters reported that Samsung had offered as much as $7.5 billion for the company

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If Samsung buys BlackBerry, it will get less than it thinks

Governments would look askance at trusting presidents' communications to Samsung

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9 Linux distros to watch in 2015

These distros will be the most entertaining ones to keep up with for the year

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Google chases Microsoft with beefed-up Translate speech tools

After Microsoft's real-time Skype Translator captured the world's attention, Google's working to improve its own Translate tools

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Review: Kyocera DuraForce is the Android phone designed for The Hulk

If you work in punishing environments, here's a phone that will withstand some of the abuse

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