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08.12.13
Phone unlocking sees sharp increase in popularity following ban in January
08.12.13

Phone unlocking sees sharp increase in popularity following ban in January

When the US Library of Congress ruled to make the unlocking of smartphones illegal, its motive was...

By Mike Wehner,   08.12.13
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08.06.13
Google patent launches specific apps through pattern unlock
08.06.13

Google patent launches specific apps through pattern unlock

When you set up your Android phone with a secure unlock mode, it often means giving up app shortcu...

By J. Fingas,   08.06.13
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06.18.13
FCC chairman nominee Tom Wheeler comes out in favor of legalized phone unlocking
06.18.13

FCC chairman nominee Tom Wheeler comes out in favor of legalized phone unlocking

He was nominated to replace Julius Genachowski as chairman of the Federal Communications Commissio...

By M. Gorman,   06.18.13
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05.16.13
Google Glass rooted and hacked to run Ubuntu live at Google I/O
05.16.13

Google Glass rooted and hacked to run Ubuntu live at Google I/O

Today at Google I/O the company held a session entitled "Voiding your Warranty" where employees de...

By M. Joire,   05.16.13
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05.10.13
Apple receives iPhone unlock requests from law enforcement
05.10.13

Apple receives iPhone unlock requests from law enforcement

The encryption on your iPhone is apparently secure enough that law enforcement agencies are waiting...

By S. Sande,   05.10.13
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05.08.13
New Kevo lock uses your iPhone for keyless entry
05.08.13

New Kevo lock uses your iPhone for keyless entry

Kwikset has made a new lock it's calling Kevo that makes use of your iPhone to lose your keys fo...

By M. Schramm,   05.08.13
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04.03.13
Play Battleblock Theater as a Castle Crashers knight, Alien Hominid guy
04.03.13

Play Battleblock Theater as a Castle Crashers knight, Alien Hominid guy

Battleblock Theater launches tomorrow on XBLA, but two previous games from The Behemoth have been t...

By J. Conditt,   04.03.13
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03.14.13
US regional iPhone carriers band together to ease unlocking rules
03.14.13

US regional iPhone carriers band together to ease unlocking rules

Smaller wireless carriers in several US regional and rural areas are backing bills in Congress...

By Michael Grothaus,   03.14.13
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03.07.13
Bipartisan bill to re-legalize cellphone unlocking introduced in Senate
03.07.13

Bipartisan bill to re-legalize cellphone unlocking introduced in Senate

We should have known that it wouldn't take long for someone in congress to take up the fight to re...

By T. O'Brien,   03.07.13
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