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Music

Apple iOS 8 to get song-ID feature, sources say

Adam Satariano Apple is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update to its iOS mobile software, sources say.

Mobiles

Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

Windows Phone 8.1

Anick Jesdanun If you already have a Windows Phone or are thinking of getting one, 8.1's new features should please you.

Mobiles

Samsung to launch Tizen phones, Android Wear device this year

Samsung Galaxy S5.

Miyoung Kim, Se Young Lee Samsung is working to introduce at least two smartphones running on its own Tizen operating system, a top executive says.

Review

Siri-like Cortana fills Windows Phone gap

Cortana

Anick Jesdanun With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows Phone catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way.

Mobiles

Samsung Galaxy S5 review: less about the gimmicks

NEW: The Samsung Galaxy S 5 launches worldwide tomorrow.

Anick Jesdanun There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone - among them, its relative lack of features.

Mobiles

OwnFone: phone without texting, camera or internet pitches to parents

Back to basics: OwnFone.

Paddy Wood A new phone with no texting, no camera, no social media, no games and no apps will likely please parents.

Mobiles

How to keep your old iPhone alive

iPhone 4.

Megan Wiegand How to keep your dinosaur iPhone running until the next model's release later this year.

Coverage

NSW Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian promises no more mobile call dropouts in tunnels

Rolling reception: Optus has switched on mobile phone coverage for Sydney's Redfern to Bondi Junction tunnels.

BEN GRUBB Notice your mobile phone coverage on the train ride in to work on Thursday morning was a little better?

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Mobiles

Nokia announces Lumia 930 for Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Lumia 930

Karissa Bell Microsoft has revealed the Nokia Lumia 930 with a 5-inch display, 20-megapixel PureView camera and wireless charging.

Health

How a smartphone case could help prevent strokes

AliveCor

Paddy Wood Smartphone-wielding pharmacists could become foot soldiers in efforts to prevent strokes in older Australians, researchers suggest.

Mobiles

New iPhone 6 screens to enter production as early as May: report

iPhone 6 screens to enter production (Thumbnail)

Reiji Murai Apple suppliers will begin mass producing displays as early as May for the next iPhone, sources say.

Patent

See-through iPhone patent makes it easier to walk and text

A woman uses a smartphone in New York City, in this picture taken November 6, 2013.  Twitter Inc raised the top end of its IPO price range by 25 percent and will close its books a day early, signaling strong demand for the most closely watched Silicon Valley debut since Facebook Inc last year.    REUTERS/Mike Segar     (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Alex Magdaleno Apple's transparent texting technology would allow users to see what's in front of them while looking down at their iPhone.

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Mobiles

Physical iPhone keyboard case Typo banned from sale after BlackBerry intervention

The Typo Keyboard.

Karen Gullo It gave the iPhone a physical keyboard similar to BlackBerry phones. But now it's been banned from sale.

Mobiles

iPhone 6 out in September with larger screen: report

A woman tries the silver colored version of the new iPhone 5S after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Apple will release its newest iPhone in September, with higher resolution and bigger screens, according to a report.

Mobiles

Samsung puzzled by early Galaxy S5 release in South Korea

A new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 23, 2014. Samsung Electronics unveiled a new smart watch and fitness band along with the latest version of its flagship Galaxy smartphone on Monday, demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist.Picture taken on February 23. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Youkyung Lee The global launch of Samsung's latest smartphone has been upstaged by South Korean telcos.

Gadgets

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 and Gear smart watches in Australia

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, left, with the Gear 2 smartwatch, centre, and Gear Fit fitness band. Samsung has added biometrics to its new flagship device.

BEN GRUBB Samsung has fired the latest shot in the battle for gadget supremacy.

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Security

How to stop your smartphone from getting hacked

The more information we put on our mobile devices, the more we are exposed to security threats.

Cynthia Karena The more information we put on our mobile devices, the more we are exposed to security threats.

Mobiles

HTC One (M8) debuts in race against Samsung

The new HTC One is demonstrated, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in New York. HTC is updating its flagship HTC One smartphone by giving it a larger screen, better software and a camera that's easier to use. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Anick Jesdanun HTC has updated its flagship HTC One smartphone by giving it a larger screen, better software and more camera features.

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