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Smartphone? No, it's gun in your pocket!

New York, Nov 20 It looks like a smartphone tucked in your pocket, but the Taurus Curve is a gun with a laser target system and holds seven .380 calibre bullets.

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Gadgetwise: Q&A: Paying Extra for Phone Freedom

Skipping the carrier subsidy and paying full price for an unlocked smartphone may cost more up front, but frees up those who want to buy inexpensive local service plans when traveling internationally.        

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Meet Japan's futuristic robot 'Kuratas'

A television reporter in military uniform climbs into the cockpit of a giant 'Kuratas' robot at an exhibition in Tokyo. The four-meter-high, limited edition, made-to-order robot is controlled through a pilot in its cockpit, or via a smartphone.

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Wacky Law Makes It Legal To Mess With Your iPhone's Software, Illegal For The iPad

If you think you own your tablet and can put any software you want on it, think again. The U.S. government just made it officially illegal to "jailbreak" your tablet, while also saying it was ok to jailbreak your smartphone.

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Jailbreaking Phones Still Legal, But Not Tablets

The Copyright Office this week renewed rules that make it legal to jailbreak a smartphone like the iPhone, but declined to extend those rules to tablets.

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Apple's victory could mean fewer phone options

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Apple Inc.'s $1 billion legal victory could mean fewer smartphone options for consumers to choose from, analysts said.

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What the Apple-Samsung verdict means for your smartphone

The historic patent battle between Apple and Samsung has come to an end, with the verdict largely favoring Apple — and it's likely to ripple across the entire smartphone industry.

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