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How to Fight Back Against Mobile Spying

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 23
On Sunday's "60 Minutes," a group of hackers demonstrated just how easy it is to gain access to a camera on a cellphone.

HTC's New Phone Focuses on Camera Quality

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jasdanun | Apr 13
HTC is promising a better camera - along with refinements in audio and design - as it unveils its latest flagship phone, the HTC 10.

Smartphone 'Voices' Not Always Helpful in a Health Crisis

PERSONAL TECH | By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 14
It can give you street directions or find the nearest deli, but how helpful is your smartphone's virtual voice in a health crisis? A study says the answer the answer is often "not very."

Review: The Samsung S7's Camera Now Rivals the iPhone

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jasdanun | Mar 10
It's difficult to justify paying for a high-priced, top-end smartphone these days - unless, that is, you want to take good pictures.

Does An Extremist's iPhone Contain A "Cyber Pathogen"?

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Mar 6
A local prosecutor has offered an unusual justification for forcing Apple to help hack an iPhone used by a San Bernardino mass killer: The phone might have been "used as a weapon" to introduce malicious software to county computer systems.

With Its New S7 Phone, Samsung Looks Even More Like Apple

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 26
Apple and Samsung phones, which have been looking more and more alike over the past few years, are much closer to virtual twins with Samsung's latest Galaxy S7.

Experts: The FBI's iPhone-Unlocking Plan for Apple is Risky

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Feb 25
In its battle with Apple over an extremist's iPhone, the FBI says neither the company nor anyone else has anything to fear. Security experts say it's not so simple.

Hottest Phones You've Never Heard of -- Same Bang, Less Buck

PERSONAL TECH | By Youkyung Lee | Feb 24
Move over, Apple and Samsung. The next big smartphone might be from little-known Chinese brands such as TCL and OPPO.

Some San Bernardino Victims Support Efforts to Hack iPhone

PERSONAL TECH | By Tami Abdollah and Amanda Lee Myers | Feb 23
Some family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino attack will file court papers in support of a judge's order that Apple Inc. help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone as part of its investigation, a lawyer and others say.

Apple Now Accepting Your Banged-Up iPhone

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from people wanting to upgrade.

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