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28% off Dizaul 5000mAh Portable Solar Dual USB Power Bank - Deal Alert

Great for hikes, trips to the beach, or any sunny place you find yourself, this waterproof and shockproof power bank will harness the sun to keep you fully juiced all day.

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iPhone Users Don’t Need an Echo Show | The iPhone Show

Amazon has unveiled its latest Echo Show smart speaker with a touchscreen, but it’s main selling points – hands-free voice assistance and video calls – are not very compelling to iPhone users with Hey Siri and FaceTime.

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Save 56% on Samsung's Wireless Charging Pad - Deal Alert

With this accessory, you can charge your compatible Galaxy smartphones, and other Qi-compatible devices, without the need to plug your device in to a wall charger or USB port.

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Google wants to solve the Android update problem once and for all

The new Android O feature aims to make it easier for manufacturers to deliver timely OS updates to their smartphones

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Low-cost Android phones to get iPhone features with new Qualcomm chips

Your shiny new Moto G5 Plus has a Qualcomm chip that has already been upgraded

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the US border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data when they enter the United States

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BlackBerry is really back this time, thanks to the KeyOne

First look: The BlackBerry KeyOne brings back the beloved physical keyboard in a nicely designed Android phone with other strong conveniences

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The BlackBerry KeyOne: A surprising phone with a hardware keyboard

The BlackBerry KeyOne packs in productivity features and is worth a look if you're in the market for a new phone. It's the first time BlackBerry's iconic keyboard has been paired with Android.

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5 reasons the Galaxy S8 will make you ditch your iPhone

The Samsung Galaxy S8 finally tips the scales in Android’s favor

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Phone smarts: 6 essential tips for Android users

Boost your Android IQ with this practical guide to making your phone more useful and less annoying

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Can the iPhone make better AR than Facebook and Snapchat? | The iPhone Show

Facebook and Snapchat have big ambitions around mobile augmented reality, but Apple might be the company that makes it actually useful.

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A deeper look at Samsung's Galaxy S8

Is it time to trade in your mobile device? If you're considering an Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S8 seems to be the popular favorite but is it the right phone for you? Here, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White takes a more...

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8 ways Samsung still manages to annoy us with the Galaxy S8

Don't get us wrong, the Galaxy S8 is the best Android phone we've ever used, but there are still a few things about it that drive us crazy

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Why Microsoft keeps Windows 10 Mobile alive

Only 13 smartphone models can run the Creators Edition update, but there's more to mobile than smartphones

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FAQ: Can BlackBerry/TCL get back its smartphone mojo?

The KeyOne smartphone could be a good indication of what happens next

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BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in US and Canada in late May

The KeyOne is an Android smartphone with the famous BlackBerry hardware keyboard

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Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Company warns of tougher competition ahead of Apple’s annual iPhone launch, fueling speculation it is planning an alternative to the recalled Galaxy Note 7

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33% off MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths For Screens and Other Delicate Surfaces, 30 Pack - Deal Alert

This extremely soft, high-quality and machine-washable microfiber material absorbs and safely removes dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt from eyeglasses, camera lenses, computer screens, televisions, and other delicate...

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