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Get a Siri-like interface on Android with Vlingo Virtual Assistant

Vlingo Virtual Assistant is Android's answer to Siri envy. Jack Wallen explains how to get the most out of Vlingo. Read more

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Offering 20 hours of talk time, Motorola's Droid Razr Maxx may be the answer for those who fear smartphones with non-removable batteries. Read more

Smartphones and tablets are the new cool but here's why it can't last

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Is the smartphone-tablet-laptop hybrid the future of computing?

Smartphones that can also run as a tablet or even a laptop are appearing on the market. Nick Heath considers their prospects. Read more

Chrome for Android furthers Google's goal to grow in the enterprise

Ian Hardenburgh offers his take on what the Chrome browser coming to Android devices means to Google's overarching goal of furthering Google Apps adoption in the enterprise. Read more

Mobile data congestion: Four ways to tackle the coming capacity crunch

There may be no single answer to the problem of congested mobile networks, but operators should at least be trying to do more with the available options. Read more

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The hottest phones and tablets of Mobile World Congress 2012

With all the great devices coming out of MWC everyday, keeping track can get dizzying. Luckily, we'll continuously gather them here so you won't have to. View on site

The Asus Padfone: Where no phone has gone before (photos)

Asus moves beyond the Transformer Prime with a device that starts as a phone and can end as a notebook. CNET goes hands on at Mobile World Congress. View on site

The phones that stole the show on Day 1 of MWC 2012

It's only been the first day and tons of new and exciting phones have already debuted. Here we collect the devices that impressed us on day one of MWC 2012. View on site

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