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Will Apple finally pay a price for keeping secrets?

Apple’s battery slowdown shenanigans are beginning to catch up with it.

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10 iPhone X hints for business users

Apple’s new flagship smartphone is extraordinarily powerful (nothing at CES comes close). These tips will help enterprise users get the most out of it.

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8 ways businesses can take advantage of the iPhone X

Apple's iPhone X is a powerful business tool. Be sure you’re getting the most out of it in your organization.

Android Narratives Skepticism 2018

8 Android narratives to approach with skepticism in 2018

New year, same ol' stories. Why do we keep buying into the hype?

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Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium, touts 15-watt underdesk charging

Wireless charging firm Powermat will join an industry consortium it once competed against and announced the Charging Spot 4.0, which will enable 15-watt power transfers and offer compatibility with new iPhones.

Android Resolutions

8 New Year's resolutions for Android fans in 2018

A set of realistic goals to sharpen your smartphone experience — and save you money! — in the months ahead.

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Rotten Apple

The iPhone battery ripoff shows Apple for what it really is: a company determined to make bucks at your expense.

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Apple makes its intent on the battery fiasco clear. And not in the way it wanted.

What Apple did not choose to say is far more illuminating than what it did say.

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Pixel 2: The year’s best smartphone

I checked them all out and then paid cash money for Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone.

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Dual-screen clamshell devices will kill the tablet

When a phone is also a laptop, who needs a tablet?

Android 2018 Primer

Android 2018 primer: 10 bits of telling analysis to mull over

'Tis the season for looking back — and looking ahead.

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How Apple slows down old iPhones

Under pressure, Apple revealed it does reduce the power of older iPhones, calling its older device performance limit a "feature."

Android Security

How to securely erase your Android device in 4 steps

Securely wiping an Android device isn't difficult, but there are some critical steps you don't want to overlook.

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How to securely erase an iPhone in just 3 steps

Apple makes it relatively easy to wipe data from an iPhone, but there are several steps to consider before you erase everything. Here’s what to do.

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The iPhone X getting-started guide

You’ll be using all the new gestures and taking control of Face ID in no time at all thanks to this simple iPhone X user guide.

Android Tips 2017

20 Android tips and tricks you shouldn't miss from 2017

Make the most of the upcoming holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android phone or tablet.

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How iPhone X changes things

What does Apple's iPhone X tell us about the next decade of smartphones and the way we will interact with them?

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Powermat to upgrade to 15W wireless charging, support Apple's new iPhones

Powermat, a leading provider of wireless charging stations, plans to release a software upgrade in January that will make it compatible with the Qi specification and up to 15 watts of power.

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With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

It’s official: Smartphones are powerful enough to serve as laptop or desktop computers. What are we waiting for?

Android Nostalgia - Forgotten Apps

Android nostalgia: 20 once-essential apps you've probably long forgotten

Get ready to see some dear old friends you haven't thought about in ages.

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