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Samsung, Amazon customize Kindle app

Users of the new Kindle for Samsung app will get up to 12 e-books for free a year, as Samsung Electronics joins forces with Amazon.com to boost the content on its mobile devices.
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Automakers show off in-vehicle Wi-Fi, new smartphone interfaces

Ahead of the big New York Auto Show, several car companies today displayed in-vehicle infotainment systems that connect to smartphones to use mobile apps, music playlists, calling features and calendars.

Connecting for Good wrestles Kansas City's digital divide

The digital divide isn't some esoteric, policy-wonk concept to Michael Liiamatta, president of Connecting for Good, a nonprofit IT support group based in Kansas City, Mo.

iPhone keyboard sales halted as injunction takes effect

Typo halted the sale of its add-on keyboard for the iPhone on Tuesday after an injunction took effect that bans it from being imported to the U.S.

Google details its Project Ara modular smartphone

For a potentially revolutionary smartphone, it wasn't the best start.

Would Amazon really make a phone? Of course

The idea of an Amazon smartphone, reportedly in the works for a September release, may seem far-fetched or foolhardy but isn't that big a stretch for the ambitious shopping, device and content giant.

Apple and Samsung spar over $2.2B damages claim

Apple outlined for the first time on Friday how it came up with the US$2.2 billion in damages that it wants a California jury to award it for Samsung's alleged "massive infringement" of five Apple patents.

Apple lays out its $2.2B claim against Samsung

Apple began to lay out its $2.2 billion damages claim against Samsung Electronics for the first time on Tuesday, arguing to an eight-person jury in California that Samsung's alleged patent infringement was large and significantly damaged Apple.

Apple designer's testimony recounts birth of iPhone

The roots of the iPhone can probably be traced to many corners of Apple's campus in Cupertino, Calif., but a Silicon Valley courtroom on Friday heard how some of the phone's most recognizable software design features were born of a team working in a dark, dirty, windowless room with special security to keep others out.

A day into the trial, Apple and Samsung already annoying each other

That didn't take long. The jury has only been sitting a day in the latest Apple v. Samsung patent battle and lawyers are already fighting about what's being said in court.

Smartphones In Depth

Galaxy S5 deep-dive review: Long on hype, short on delivery

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Android phone follows a very popular predecessor, but the latest version doesn't stand out in a sea of thoughtfully designed competitors.

Gallery for Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One (M8): Camera shootout!

JR Raphael compares the images from a Samsung Galaxy S5 camera to an HTC One (M8) camera.

HTC One (M8) deep-dive review: Smartphone sophistication made better

HTC is working to bring a sense of luxury to its smartphones -- and with its new HTC One (M8), it's closer than ever to delivering the ultimate high-end device.

Ron Miller: When will we start taking security seriously?

And what is going to have to happen before we see that we must set the smartest minds on coming up with newer, safer and less complicated security methods?

Review: 5 video editing apps for Android

You can shoot some great videos with your Android smartphone, but can you edit them? We review five apps that represent the best video editing options available on the platform today.

Google phone project could transform smartphones

Google has unveiled what is almost certainly the most interesting phone of the year. It's part of Project Tango

Jonny Evans: Has Samsung stalled?

The smartphone giant's troubles are deeper than its big drop in quarterly profits.

LG G Flex deep-dive review: The curious case of the curved phone

The new LG G Flex Android smartphone has a curved design, flexible body, and 'self-healing' skin. Does that make a difference in real-world use?

With Motorola sale, Google unloads a headache

By selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, Google is ending a combination that never really worked out while keeping assets that could prove valuable down the road.

18 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 18 superb ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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