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In depth: 13 things to know about Android P gesture navigation

After using Google's Android P beta for a day, one thing is clear: There's much more to the software's new gesture navigation system than meets the eye.

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Will T-Mobile, Sprint merger cool red hot cellular war?

After the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint there will be many changes, both pro and con. Let’s explore what we can expect to change in the industry, to the two companies, to pricing, to customers and to investors.

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WWDC: Up next -- What to expect in iOS 12

Apple’s WWDC developer conference takes place next month. Here’s a quick run-down of the latest speculation surrounding iOS 12 -- the next iPhone, iPad OS upgrade.

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Why Google Assistant will beat Siri, Alexa and Cortana

Apple and Amazon simply won’t be able to compete with Google’s virtual assistant over the next few years.

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BJ's baffling mobile right-swipe machine-learning move

When BJ's Wholesale Club on Thursday (May 3) said that it would leverage machine learning in its mobile app, it joined the crowded club of companies boasting A.I. capabilities while remaining vague on the details.

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iPhone vs. Android: Why the iPhone X notch is showing up on Androids

Apple’s iPhone X, with its all-new design and — dare we say it? — 'top-notch' display, is a clear example of form following function. So why are Android smartphone makers jumping on the notch bandwagon?

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Mingis on Tech: When it comes to Android phones, a notch too far?

The all-screen design of Apple's iPhone X necessitated a 'notch' at the top of the display for various cameras and sensors. So Android phone makers naturally (notchurally?) did the same thing.

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LG's G7 ThinQ looks like a company flailing

LG's latest Android effort shows how hopelessly lost the company has become.

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Has a U.K. company figured out how to fix the loyalty problem with its mobile banking app?

One of the longest-running retail problems involves loyalty points and gift cards and the fact that shoppers tend to either forget about them or find them too much of a hassle to redeem.

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Apple’s iPhone strong as industry enters replacement cycle

Android smartphone manufacturers continue their struggle for share in the value-driven market, while Apple’s iPhones 8, 8 Plus, and X maintain their position.

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20 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 20 clever ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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11 Apple numbers you need to learn today

Alternative facts: Apple, which people often speculate is close to death, has become the world’s biggest PC vendor and is selling six iPhones every second.

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A better 'At a Glance' widget for Android

Keep tabs on your calendar and the weather with this enhanced alternative to Google's latest home screen widget.

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iPhone vs. Android: Which is better for you?

Choosing between the two main players in mobile depends on what features and specs are most important to you. Here's what you need to know to make the right decision.

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How to see everything Apple knows about you

Apple has at last introduced a new tool that lets you request and download everything the company knows about you. Here is how to use it.

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10 reasons to love the secret Surface Phone

The rumor mill says Microsoft is working on a dual-screen, clamshell Windows 10 mobile device. Just don’t call it ‘Courier.’

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Apple’s 2018 iPad, a review

If the fast, powerful 2016 iPad Pro was the tablet equivalent of a Koenigsegg, the 2018 iPad is a similar car with a faster engine at half the price.

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The evolution of the iPad

With the release of the sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad (2018), it’s a good time to take a look at the evolution of Apple’s game-changing tablet.

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Apple has become an HR issue for enterprise IT

If you want to attract and retain the very best employees, you let them use a Mac and iPhone, explains Jamf CEO Dean Hager.

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Harness EMM data to improve your mobile operations

Your enterprise mobility management platform holds a wealth of data that can help you transform your business. Here are some ways to tap into EMM and MDM data to support your mobile workforce and bolster your business processes.

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