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Thoughts on Apple’s iPhone 2018 announcements

Things to think about following Apple's big 'Gather Round' event where it launched new iPhones and an Apple Watch

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A new phone-like device from Redmond? Why, Microsoft, why?

Microsoft’s smartphone failures have been spectacularly costly. Could it really be planning to give it another go?

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The end of an era for Google hardware

This summer, we say farewell to a pair of legendary Google device lines that played pivotal roles in shaping Android, Chrome OS, and the company's current trajectory.

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Whatever happened to Google Wireless Project Fi?

Google tried to succeed in three sections of the wireless industry, Android OS, Pixel smartphones and Project Fi services. They have been successful with Android but even with the powerful Google brand name they struggle with...

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Think you are not addicted to your smartphone? Think again

Smartphone addiction is growing and is only one of many legal addictions in our lives. Legal addiction like Starbucks can be a great way for a company to grow, but something is now starting to happen that everyone needs to understand. ...

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Can the police search your phone?

Enterprises work hard to protect company secrets. Here’s why the biggest threat may be law enforcement.

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Android 9 answers: 20 fast fixes for common Pie problems

Solve all your Android 9 irritations with these easy-to-follow fixes for common Pie problems.

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Mingis on Tech: 3 big takeaways from Android Pie

Google's newest version of Android is rolling out to Pixel devices already and will eventually get to other Android phones. Here's what users can look forward to, and why it matters.

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The summer 2018 iPhone refresh speculation round-up

What we can expect when Apple announces its new iPhone models this season: faster processors, iPhone X Plus, Face ID, and more.

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to Pie

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2018's Pie.

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What the wireless industry of tomorrow will look like

Wireless has started its next transformation wave to 5G and beyond. This has implications for investors, workers, executives, competitors and regulators in the changing space. Let’s take a look at where the wireless industry is...

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The limitless potential of mobile gesture communications — and how it will trip up users

Gesturing in the air near a mobile device is going to become the preferred mode of interaction. Long term, ease of use will soar, but before we get there, expect a lot of user errors.

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The EU's Android antitrust ruling overlooks 3 critical points

European regulators are fining Google $5 billion and demanding changes to the way it manages Android — but their assessment doesn't entirely add up.

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Mingis on Tech: The blockchain evolution moves from services...to smartphones?

As big tech vendors roll out a variety of blockchain-as-a-service offerings, two smartphone makers plan to include it new devices this year. Here's the latest on the blockchain craze.

Smartphone Superlatives

Get ready for the next silly smartphone superlative

From megapixels to pixel density and millimeters to bezels, phone makers have a history of focusing on superficial metrics to get your attention. Here comes the next one.

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Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

By the end of next year, five cameras will be standard on flagship smartphones. Because AI and AR.

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Here come the first blockchain smartphones: What you need to know

Two companies are planning to soon launch smartphones with native blockchain capabilities that will allow users to trade digital tokens and store them offline.

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How to get Android-P-like features on any phone right now

Make your phone smarter with these Android-P-inspired add-ons — many of which actually outshine their official operating system equivalents.

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Do iOS 12 and 'Mojave' mean it's time to dump old hardware?

Apple's OS upgrades for iPhones, iPads and desktops mean it's time for IT admins to determine whether older devices will work after the updates arrive this fall – and if not, what to do next. Here's how to decide.

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Android P's biggest shift may be one of philosophy

Beyond the new features and visual changes, Android P represents a gigantic pivot for Google's approach to its mobile platform.

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