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Majority of US users opt to stay with Galaxy Note 7 after recall

Samsung said 90 percent of owners are opting for new Note 7 smartphones after the recall

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Samsung ships 500,000 replacement Note7s for recall exchange

Any Note7 sold before Sept. 15 should be powered down due to potential fire hazard

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Did Apple make the iPhone 7 just to sell more Beats headphones?

Apple’s jack-less iPhone 7 may help boost sales of Beats, the world's biggest wireless headphone company. But is that the only strategy?

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iPhone 7 Review: Big steps forward, but little steps back

Apple improved almost everything about the iPhone 7, from the processor to the camera. Then they took away the headphone jack. Do the iPhone 7’s drawbacks ruin the experience?

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iPhone 7 glitches: What to do if your new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus is acting up

New iPhone 7 owners have reported several technical and software bugs. Here's what to do if you've experienced them

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17% off Sensi Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat, Alexa Compatible - Deal Alert

Sensi thermostat makes it easy to remotely control and schedule the comfort of your home using your phone, tablet or PC. Currently discounted 17% on Amazon.

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U.S. bans using Galaxy Note 7 phones on planes

The order follows the official recall of the smartphones in the United States

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Rapid review: Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod

Hands on with the Hasselblad True Zoom camera Mod for Motorola's Z Droid smartphones.

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56% off Poweradd Pilot X7 20,000mAh Power Bank for Smartphones and Tablets - Deal Alert

Charge your mobile devices quickly and several times over without needing to recharge this power bank from Poweradd, currently discounted 56% off its typical list price on Amazon.

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Afraid of online hacks? Worry more about your phone

An entire industry is devoted to protecting you online. It's about time we took phone scams as seriously

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Apple takes iPhone 7 preorders, quickly exhausts supply of Jet Black

Won't continue tradition of reporting first weekend sales

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FAA advises against using or charging Galaxy Note 7 phones on planes

The Federal Aviation Administration advisory comes in the wake of reports of exploding batteries in the device

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Mingis on Tech (Apple edition): To iPhone 7 or not?

The iPhone 7 represents an evolutionary upgrade from its immediate predecessor, but does it evolve enough to tempt our Apple-centric executive news editor into buying a new phone?

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iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2, and Mario: everything from the Apple event

The iPhone 7 is saying bye to the headphone jack, you can now take your Apple Watch swimming, and the 16GB iPhone is dead.

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38% off Maxboost 4.8A/24W Dual USB Port Smart Car Charger - Deal Alert

This 24W / 4.8A USB car charger safely charges your favorite mobile devices at high speed, is highly rated on Amazon, and is currently discounted 38% to just $9.99.

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iPhone 7: No headphone jack but dramatically overhauled cameras

Water resistance is the other new capability in this year's minor iPhone update

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What should you expect from the iPhone 7?

Apple is unveiling its new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus this week. Here are all the rumors that have surfaced so far, and how likely they are to come true.

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Galaxy Note 7: A fabulous business smartphone with few flaws

If Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 isn't already on your radar, you're simply not paying attention

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