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Cellphone trouble in the cold

You may have noticed that your cellphone is having trouble in this cold weather.

An AT&T spokesman says these frigid conditions can drain your phone battery. make your hardware brittle or lead to cracked screens.

But he says there are ways to keep your phone safe. Start by keeping the phone in a bag or pocket. Don't leave it in your car for long periods of time. Also, you can keep the phone in a protective case. Finally, get a pair of touchscreen gloves when using your device.

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