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Mingis on Tech: All about Google Fi

Google's foray into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, allows it to offer service that can undercut bigger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

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Apple’s AirPower wireless charger may already be in production – and shipping soon

After missing its own 2018 deadline for shipping a multi-device wireless charger, industry speculation now has the AirPower charging pad on the assembly line and ready to ship soon.

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Mingis on Tech: Bent iPads and a bad quarter – Apple, WTF?

When some new iPad owners found their devices were bent, Apple acknowledged the issue and said, in essence, 'no problem.' More recently, the company said revenues would fall short of expectations. So what's going on?

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Victory, Royole: The FlexPai is the first folding phone we've seen

Royole's FlexPai delivers the first folding Android phone, that literally unfolds into a tablet. But will U.S. carriers buy in?

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Q&A: Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Experian's annual data breach forecast predicts that biometric hacking will continue to surge as more mobile devices use fingerprint scans and Face ID technology to protect corporate and consumer data. But there are ways to avoid...

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Android Confidential: The Android phones and features that flew and flopped in 2018

2018 was filled with some great and some not-so-great Android phones and features.

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The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is the height of overkill—and I totally want one

OnePlus has unveiled its latest special edition phone, the 6T Speed Orange McLaren Edition with 10GB of RAM and Warp charging.

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Review: 4 wireless chargers for both smartphone and watch

These wireless chargers for Apple and Android devices offer the option of powering up your smartphone and smartwatch at the same time – though the features and prices differ significantly among them.

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The new Samsung A8s could be our first look at the Galaxy S10's notchless 'hole-punch' display

Samsung has unveiled the A8s, its first "hole-punch" display phone, which is likely to make its way into the Galaxy S10.

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Point: Night Sight on the Pixel 3 isn't that special...

Adam believes all the hype around Night Sight on Google's Pixel 3 is a bit too much.

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PCWorld is giving away a OnePlus 6T in Midnight Black for the holidays!

You can win a Midnight Black OnePlus 6T with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

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5 ways the Snapdragon 855 will change Android phones in 2019 (other than making them faster)

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 855 chip, and other than the obvious speed boosts, here are the coolest ways it will change the next crop in Android phones.

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Razer Phone 2 review: Worthy upgrade?

Is the Razer Phone 2 much of an upgrade over the previous version? Adam walks through some of the changes, focusing on one major one - build material.

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Meet Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855: AI boosts, a smarter camera, mobile gaming—and bye-bye, JPEG

Qualcomm delivers a deep dive on Snapdragon 855, the chip powering most major smartphones. Expect improvements that make phones smarter, with improvements to the camera and video capabilities.

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 mobile chip as it readies for 5G

Qualcomm executives gathered AT&T, Verizon, and Samsung to promote 5G, the wireless backbone that will connect its next-generation Snapdragon 855 processor for smartphones.

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5 reasons why you shouldn't get too excited about Samsung's 5G phone announcement

Samsung has teamed up with Verizon and AT&T to deliver the company's first 5G phone in the first half of 2019. Here are five reasons you won't want to not rush out to buy it.

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Sirin to launch its first blockchain-enabled smartphone

The Swiss-based company said the phone will not only act as a cold-storage crypto wallet, but also give users a secure means of communicating with others.

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T-Mobile is handing out free iPads and Apple Watches to new customers for Cyber Monday

T-Mobile is offering new Apple Watch Series 4 and iPads with LTE to any new customer for Cyber Monday.

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