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This photo provided by AT&T shows the Samsung Galaxy Mega. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the Galaxy Mega is almost as big as a 7-inch tablet computer. The difference: It makes phone calls. (AP Photo/AT&T)

New Samsung ‘Mega’ phone nearly tablet-sized

NEW YORK (AP) — Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung is beyond big. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the […]

08/19/2013

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ITC issues import ban on some Samsung products

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal administrative panel has issued an import ban on some Samsung devices on grounds they violate two of Apple’s patents. The U.S. International Trade Commission issued its ruling late Friday. […]

08/09/2013

A man walks by a logo of Samsung Electronics Co.'s latest smartphone Galaxy S4 during its unveiling ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices […]

08/07/2013

Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

Review: Google music plan solid, serendipitous

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google’s new music service offers a lot of eye candy to go with the tunes. The song selection of around 18 million tracks is comparable to popular services such as Spotify […]

05/23/2013

Samsung's ad for "Evolutionary Husband" posted on YouTube.

Samsung’s new ad has men crying foul

A new ad for Samsung televisions, called “Evolutionary Husband?” portrays men as dirty slobs, just a half step up from cavemen — and it has the more evolved members of the male species crying foul. […]

05/22/2013

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Smartphones overtake ‘dumb’ phones worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — A research firm says that more smartphones than ‘dumb’ phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that’s putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide.

04/26/2013

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Apple patents iPhone with wraparound display

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is seeking a patent for an iPhone that has a display that wraps around the edges of the device, expanding the viewable area and eliminating all physical buttons.

03/29/2013

Samsung Galaxy S4

Review: Tech in Galaxy S 4 doesn’t come together

NEW YORK (AP) — The Galaxy S 4, Samsung’s latest and greatest, has a cute feature we’ll probably see in a lot of phones soon: You can shoot both yourself and your surroundings at the same time, using the front- and back-mounted cameras. But other than that…

03/15/2013

iPhone 5

Apple is biggest US phone seller for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) — The launch of the iPhone 5 and the declining popularity of non-smartphones have made Apple the biggest seller of phones in the U.S. for the first time, research firm Strategy Analytics said Friday.

02/01/2013

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton on gun control: ‘This is nuts’

In a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, former President Bill Clinton outlined the importance of mobile technology but also talked about political issues like gun control, calling the availability of high-capacity gun magazines “nuts.” CLICK TO WATCH

01/09/2013

iPhone 5

Report: Apple may build less expensive iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is trying to decide whether it makes sense to offer a cheaper iPhone as it tries to boost sales in less-affluent countries and reclaim some of the market share lost to cheaper phones running Google’s Android software.

01/09/2013

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Smartphone makers post wins on separate continents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s top two smartphone makers have each scored significant victories on different continents that will enable Apple and Samsung to keep selling their products without legal interference this holiday season.

12/18/2012

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