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Apple smartphones outsold Samsung's in Q4

Apple outsold Samsung by a narrow margin for the first time in two years, but both are pursued by a pack of determined Chinese manufacturers

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Worried about hacks, senators want info on Trump’s personal phone

Two senators on the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs are worried President Donald Trump’s Android phone is unsecured

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Smartphone CPUs put desktops to shame

The latest smartphones sport multicore processors of dizzying complexity

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Best Android phones: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, a variant of which is used to charge the Apple Watch

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14% of Apple iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case White - Deal Alert

Charge your iPhone and battery case simultaneously, and when you're on-the-go, enjoy increased talk time up to 26 hours, and internet use up to 22 hours. Preserves the lightning port. On the inside, a soft microfiber lining helps...

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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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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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63% off Jackery Bolt 6,000mAh Power Bank with Built-in Lightning and Micro USB Cables - Deal Alert

With built-in lighting & micro-USB cable and an open USB port, Jackery Bolt can charge up to 3 devices at once. Charge your latest iPhone, iPad, Android phone, bluetooth speaker or other USB devices whenever & wherever with a powerful...

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Does Apple need to reinvent the iPhone?

Apple recently revealed that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were instant bestsellers. So, what does this mean for the future of the “boring” iPhone?

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What those water resistance ratings like IP68 really mean

Is your "waterproof" phone designed for a white-water rafter, or just for someone who frequently forgets their umbrella?

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Apple's iPhone Plus plan pays off

Features offered only on the iPhone 7 Plus helped boost sales of the larger smartphone

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60% off YOCOU 5-Channel Cable Management System, 6-piece - Deal Alert

Twisted, tangled cords and wires are an eyesore. Organize your space with this simple 6-piece cable management system that works for power cords, charging cables, USB cords, phone chargers, audio cables, headphones, or any other wire...

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South Korea plans to tighten battery regulations after Note 7 crisis

A government agency agreed with Samsung's view that faulty batteries caused the Note 7 to overheat

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23% off LilGadgets Premium Children's Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with SharePort - Deal Alert

Highly rated Bluetooth headphones for kids features a volume limiter for safe listening, 12 hours of playback or 180 standby, and a Shareport that allows other headphones to plug in and listen along. Currently discounted 23%.

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Apple to start assembling iPhones in Bangalore by April

The company aims to lower the cost of its phones by making them locally to meet the booming market in India

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Apple beats Samsung in smartphone market, helped by Note 7 debacle

Apple shipped about 800,000 more phones than Samsung in the fourth quarter to set all-time revenue records and regain its top place

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Should Apple replace old iPhone batteries?

Apple has instituted a program to replace defective iPhone 6s batteries, but iPhone 6 users with similar problems have been left out. Does Apple have a responsibility to these users?

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