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  • iPhone 6 sets sales record with 4 million first day

    Apple has sold over four million iPhones in 24 hours last week, double the number it dealt out in 2012 for the iPhone 5, the last time the company pre-sold its flagship.

  • Google debuts first low-cost Android One phones in India

    Three Indian vendors have launched smartphones based on a Google reference design starting at 6399 Indian rupees (US$105) without operator subsidy, in a bid to grab a share of a growing but competitive segment of the country's smartphone market.

  • Apple bungles iPhone 6 pre-orders

    Apple today quickly exhausted its pre-order supply of the larger iPhone 6 Plus as the company bungled an online effort for the second time this week.

  • Funny thing about the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch...

    Going through withdrawal over the sudden drop-off in Apple iPhone 6 and iWatch (now formally Apple Watch) scuttlebutt that has sustained us over the past year? Laugh it off with these mostly safe for work parody and comedy videos.

  • How to decide which iPhone 6 is right for you

    Last year, the big change to the then-new iPhone 5S was the addition of a gold option. This year, Apple upped the ante by offering not one but two screen sizes -- both of them larger than the 4-in. screen on last year's flagship iPhone.

Tutorials about smartphones
  • How to change the voice on your Android phone

    Changing the voice used for navigation on an Android phone from robotic to something more natural is easy, but buried in the menus.

  • Control your TV with your smartphone, tablet

    Using your smartphone or tablet to control your Tivo box is easy and offers a lot of flexibility in recording shows and channel surfing.

  • How to create custom notification tones in iOS 5

    Apple's latest iOS 5 operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices went live last week and one of its new features is custom notification tones.

  • Smartphone security: Keep your handset safe

    Once upon a time, a phone was just a phone: It simply made and received calls. The only security you worried about was if someone had picked up in the other room to listen in.

  • BlackBerry 6: Wipe Your Smartphone, Restore Factory Settings

    Many reasons exist for why you might want or need to "security wipe" a BlackBerry, or completely erase all personal data stored on your handheld: You got a new smartphone and plan to retire the older device; you're trading in your existing BlackBerry for a new one from your wireless carrier; you and a friend are swapping devices; you loaded too many applications or media and just want to start over from scratch; etc.

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