He's not checking your blood glucose levels. He's playing Words with Friends. Anna Zielinska/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Nokia was the only large phone manufacturer in the world to commit to selling phones running Microsoft's operating system. Now Microsoft is buying Nokia's mobile phone business. Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Microsoft's Nokia Deal Shake Up Mobile?

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The GetHealth app was a runner-up at the recent Hackovate Health Innovation Competition held in Kansas City, Mo. Courtesy of GetHealth Limited hide caption

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Smartphones based on Ubuntu, a Linux-based operating system, are expected in 2014. Canonical hide caption

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A salesperson demonstrates the Apple iPhone 4 in New Delhi, India. While mobile device use is growing rapidly in emerging markets, Apple's current product line may prove prohibitively expensive for many consumers. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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As Developing World Goes Mobile, Can Apple Make The Sale?

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Many popular food games for computers and devices like tablets are actually "advergames", created by food manufacturers to market their products to kids. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Care To Share? Wireless carriers are launching programs allowing customers to receive rewards based on information their smartphones share — such as their location, app usage and Web surfing data. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In much of America, the availability of online video is often frustrated by slow broadband speeds. In this 2011 photo, Valerie Houde waits for a dial-up Internet connection in East Burke, Vt. Andy Duback/AP hide caption

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Watching TV Online Often Exposes Slow Bandwidth

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These Nokia phones unveiled earlier this month are the first smartphones built for Windows 8. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will Apple's Patent Case Mean For Phone Design?

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