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The dangerous delusions of the BlackBerry fan

These five excuses for BlackBerry's failure only make it harder for the struggling platform to reverse its bad course

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Apple's chorus of critics: How wrong can they be?

The Apple-is-doomed crowd's arguments are sound, but they're also simply not true

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iPhone still king of enterprise mobile as usage skyrockets, study finds

Platform ratios for iOS, Android stay similar, but overall mobile device use shoots up among businesses

As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them

Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls

Lawmakers call for investigation of Verizon supercookies

Senators may push for legislation to address the hard-to-defeat tracking cookies on Verizon mobile subscribers' phones

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BlackBerry: All cracked up, with nowhere to go

The BlackBerry Classic remains unavailable despite months of promotion, and other signs of BlackBerry's troubles persist

Apple's iOS edges Android in Q4, takes top smartphone OS spot in the US

Apple also chipped away at Android's international smartphone OS market share

ARM unwraps its most powerful mobile chip yet, headed for phones and tablets next year

The Cortex-A72 will provide 3.5 times the performance of ARM's current Cortex-A15 design, the company says

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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

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Trillions and trillions: The iPhone revolution in dollars

The iPhone did in fact 'change everything,' in ways you can actually calculate

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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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A big step for BYOD: Separate billing for smartphones is finally here

AT&T Work Platform is a major step toward separating work and personal communications in a sensible way

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Microsoft's device share growth to outpace Apple's through 2016

Gartner's forecast downgrades Apple's OS expected share to 11.3% this year, 11.6% in '16

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The road warrior's essential mobile toolkit

If you spend more time with your smartphone and tablet than a computer, here's what you should have with you

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How much of 2014 in tech do you remember? Take our slightly silly quiz!

Mt. Gox? HP's split? WhatsApp? That was all this year, folks! See which stories you can still remember this late in the game.

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Mobile's gift to the world: In poor countries, it's life-changing

A third of the world's population has at least basic access to the mobile Internet -- and gets a great deal of value from it

The best smartphones and tablets of 2014

Sure, there were lot of mobile flops this year, but that makes these winners even sweeter

Top five smartphone disappointments of the year

New iPhones should have had a better front camera and the Moto G should have had LTE, among other disappointments

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