Kids Get New Tablets Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Lock ’Em Down.

After $50 in Angry Birds purchases, I’m now the wiser.
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Motorola’s Moto G Might Stand for “Great” Budget Phone

Willing to sacrifice 4G/LTE? Moto G, at $179, is the mid-range, contract-free phone to beat.
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Sony Updates Lens-Style Camera to Include Photo Gallery, Better Connectivity

Sony’s lens-style cameras might be a bit more intuitive now.
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Under Armour Buys MapMyFitness for $150 Million

Performance-gear maker Under Armour, which has been increasing its efforts in the digital-fitness space, has said it will acquire MapMyFitness for $150 million. Austin-based MapMyFitness makes a family of iOS and Android apps — MapMyRun, MapMyRide and MapMyWalk — that track workouts and allow people to share those maps through the apps. MapMyFitness claims over 20 million registered users.

Apple’s iPhone 5c: $99 With a Two-Year Contract, $549 Unlocked

One word: Plastics.
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Let’s Call the Samsung Galaxy Mega “Phablet” What It Should Be: A Tablet

The Samsung Galaxy Mega is 6.6 inches tall. Try carrying that around for a week.
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Sony’s Head-Scratcher of a Camera: The Lens-Style Cyber-Shot QX10 and QX100

It’s either really nifty or a total gimmick.
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Quip Is Great for Collaborating, but Still a Word-Processing Work in Progress

Quip is a new cloud-based word-processing app for the mobile age. Can it replace more mature products?
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Inside the LG G2 Smartphone Event, Which Is Very Much Like Other Smartphone Events

It’s the dog days of summer. That’s why you should consider another phone.
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E-Hailing Yellow Cabs Is the New Black … Or Is It?

In some markets, taxicab smartphone apps are changing transportation. But in New York, the apps are pretty useless.
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Diving Into Moto X With Motorola’s SVP of Product Management (Video)

Can These Augmented-Reality Apps Move Beyond the Gimmicks?

Comparing Wearables: Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone Up and More

With 50 Billion Apple Apps Downloaded, All I Got Was This Poster

Ouya Is a Compact Bundle of Fun, but Not a Be-All Game Console

Console Makers at E3 Weigh the Impact of Casual and Mobile Games

At This Year’s E3, Smaller Companies Get a Chance to Stand Out