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The upcoming LG V40 has a cool cinemagraph maker built right into the camera

LG is teasing a new feature ahead of the official unveiling of the V40, and it gives you the ability to create animated gifs out of your photos.

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Why 5G will disappoint everyone

Wireless connections that are 20 times faster? What could be disappointing about that?

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What Apple’s iPhone eSIM support will mean for you

Apple's inclusion of an electronic SIM or "digital" SIM in its iOS 12.1 beta, will allow users of its newest iPhones to switch virtually between carriers and phone numbers, allowing business and personal use to be separated.

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Best Android phones 2018: What should you buy?

Looking for the best budget Android phone, the best for photography, or the best at everything? We've tested them all and have our top picks right here.

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FAQ: What the device-as-a-service (DaaS) trend is all about

Whether it involves PCs, smartphones, tablets or other bits of enterprise hardware, companies are increasingly looking to outsource how corporate hardware is bought, managed and retired. Here's what to know.

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10 years ago we met the world's first Android phone, and it didn't have a headphone jack

The world's first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1, arrived September 23, 2008. It was a whole lot different than the Android handsets of today.

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Where to buy the iPhone XS and XS Max

We break down the best deals from the big carriers and retailers.

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Keep your phone powered up at home or on the go with Amazon's awesome Anker sale

Amazon is running a huge Anker sale with plug, cables, and wireless charging pads all at or near all-time lows.

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Samsung's Note 9 takes DeX to a new level

Samsung's Note 9 improves on DeX and introduces a new stylus that can be used as a clicker.

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This $13 RavPower wireless charging stand will make up for your iPhone XS's lame 5W plug

Amazon is selling the RavPower wireless charging stand for 20 percent off today.

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I switched from the $1,000 Galaxy Note 9 to the $250 LG Stylo 4 and now I question everything

When I decided to switch from Samsung's $1,000 Galaxy Note 9 to the $200 LG Stylo 4, I thought it would be a painful experience. It wasn't.

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What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

Google's Project Treble promises to pave the way for faster Android upgrades — so what exactly is it? And how will it work?

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PCWorld's September Digital Magazine: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Android Confidential: Why these 3 upcoming Android phones could put the iPhone XS to shame

The iPhone XS and XS Max may be getting all of the headlines now, but that could change in a few weeks. Learn all about why in Android Confidential.

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iPhone XS, XS Max review roundup: Beautiful and ‘the best yet,’ but maybe wait for the XR

Here's what the first round of iPhone XS and XS Max reviewers have to say about Apple's new iPhones.

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Here are Apple's macOS Mojave and iOS 12 release dates

Computerworld had predicted the days on which both OSes would be rolled out this month. Both estimates were off by one day.

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The evolution of Apple's iPhone

As the iPhone ages, it's important to look at how the now-iconic device has matured since its arrival in 2007.

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Samsung teases a quad-camera Galaxy because smartphones are like razors now

Samsung will be streaming the launch of a new Galaxy phone on October 11 that will presumably have not two, not three, but four cameras.

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iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

Ready to make the move from iOS to Android? Here's everything you need to successfully switch from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel or any other Android device.

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OnePlus finally works up the 'courage' to dump the headphone jack in the 6T

OnePlus has divulged that the upcoming 6T will be its first handset to dump the headphone jack. But fear not: USB-C Bullets earbuds are on the way.

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