Cellphones

02.26.14
​House passes bill that legalizes phone unlocking, with a frustrating caveat
02.26.14

​House passes bill that legalizes phone unlocking, with a frustrating caveat

Still unsure where unlocking your mobile device falls under the eyes of the law? Legislation just...

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12.29.13
The best cellphone deals of the week: 12.29.13
12.29.13

The best cellphone deals of the week: 12.29.13

With Engadget's new tools, you can track price drops on thousands of devices every day, and once a w...

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11.19.13
Nokia's shareholders approve sale of devices and services business to Microsoft
11.19.13

Nokia's shareholders approve sale of devices and services business to Microsoft

As expected, the sale of Nokia's devices and services business to Microsoft has been given the sta...

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10.01.13
FCC aims to fine five wireless carriers $14 million for Lifeline program violations
10.01.13

FCC aims to fine five wireless carriers $14 million for Lifeline program violations

Government shutdown or not, the Federal Communications Commission announced a proposal to fine fiv...

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09.24.13
Android Device Manager scores remote locking feature
09.24.13

Android Device Manager scores remote locking feature

Google's Android Device Manager has only been locating phones for over a month, but that's not sto...

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07.31.13
Federal appeals court rules search warrants not needed to seize cellphone records
07.31.13

Federal appeals court rules search warrants not needed to seize cellphone records

Cast your memory back to 2011 and you may remember a Texas judge ruling that the seizure of cellph...

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07.09.13
Foursquare arrives for Nokia S40s, mayoral population explodes worldwide (update)
07.09.13

Foursquare arrives for Nokia S40s, mayoral population explodes worldwide (update)

Foursquare is looking to make at least 1.5 billion new mayors. The app that gamified being out and...

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06.21.13
WSJ: FAA will soon ease in-flight restrictions for some electronic devices
06.21.13

WSJ: FAA will soon ease in-flight restrictions for some electronic devices

We've been hearing rumblings that the FAA wants to start letting you use certain gadgets on airpla...

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04.26.13
Smartphones out-shipped feature phones for the first time ever worldwide, says IDC
04.26.13

Smartphones out-shipped feature phones for the first time ever worldwide, says IDC

Q1 2013 marks the first time that smartphones made up the majority of cellphones shipped across th...

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