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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone Is Finally Shipping

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Andy Rubin made his bones in the mobile industry by co-founding Danger (maker of the Sidekick) and Android, which was acquired by Google and turned ...

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BlackBerry shows off ‘Mercury’ Android phone prototype with a full QWERTY keyboard

In spite of the rough last couple of years, BlackBerry is not dead yet. In fact, it’s trying something completely different to remain alive. BlackBerry announced recently that it would partner with phone manufacturer TCL for all its hardware, while it ...

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New York City police now issued smartphones featuring… Windows Phone?

New York City has begun equipping its police officers with smartphones for tracking 911 calls and remotely accessing databases of criminal activity. In and of itself, this isn’t terribly surprising. Smartphones excel at these type of functions, and the NYPD ...

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FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings

Wireless subscribers in the US have been seeing occasional emergency alert notifications in recent years. These messages can make the public aware of imminent danger from natural disasters or terrorist attacks, or simply help law enforcement find a missing child. ...

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Is the $4 Freedom 251 Android phone a scam?

Share This article A little-known technology firm in India made news a few weeks ago when it announced an Android smartphone that would sell for less than $ 4 (Rs. 251). While there was plenty of reason to be skeptical ...

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Court rules cell phone passcodes protected under Fifth Amendment

Share This article The federal district court in Eastern Pennsylvania has ruled that plaintiffs in the case SEC v. Bonan Huang et al cannot be compelled to give up the passcode to their cell phones. At issue was whether the defendants ...

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