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Sorry Pixel owners, Google probably won't update your phones past Android P

Google announces that the Pixel and Pixel XL will only receive guaranteed version updates until October 2018 and security updates until October 2019.

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BlackBerry KEYone sales delayed a month to meet demand

Enterprise customers eager to get their hands on the new BlackBerry KEYone, with its old-fashioned hardware keyboard, will have to wait another month until its May 31 release.

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Acer's new Holo 360 is a 360-degree camera in a smartphone

The effort to grow in the virtual reality market has Acer chasing weird, but rather interesting, devices.

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How to switch from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy S8

Switching from Apple’s iPhone to Android’s Galaxy S8? As long as you cut the iMessage cord, the process of switching over is easier than you think. Here’s how to make the transfer yourself and avoid waiting in a store.

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BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in US and Canada in late May

The BlackBerry KeyOne, an Android-based smartphone with a hardware keyboard, will be available in the U.S. and Canada from May 31, the phone's maker said Thursday.

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Top techies giving 2017 college commencement speeches

With today’s push across the education landscape for more emphasis on STEM studies, it’s not surprising that top leaders and innovators in technology would be a draw as college commencement speakers. Here’s a roundup of some of the...

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Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics said Thursday it was planning to launch in the second half of this year a new flagship phone, leading to speculation that the company is planning an alternative to the ill-fated Galaxy Note7 phablet that had to be...

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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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Samsung DeX: The Galaxy S8 desktop dock really works

Can you survive business travel with just a Galaxy S8+ smartphone and DeX dock? Seven days of dedicated productivity testing says yes.

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Microsoft cuts off 40 percent of Windows phones with Creators Update shift

Microsoft has cut off nearly 40 percent of its existing user base of phones from the Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update. The alternative: run the beta OS.

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When will science create ethical robots?

Is it possible for robots to have a bias? If robots attempt to imitate human behavior, isn’t it possible that they could make unethical choices -- just as people can make unethical choices?

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Enterprise showdown: 5 ways the iPhone beats the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 Plus are two of the best smartphones you can buy. While the Galaxy S8 is the hottest new mobile device, there are reasons IT will want to stick with the iPhone 7 Plus.

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Facebook's plan to own (and destroy) your smartphone with AR

Facebook plans to turn every smartphone into an AR hub allowing it to control the future of the industry.

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What life after the smartphone will look like

Alexa, evolved.

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Seeing red: Samsung to offer software fix for tinted Galaxy S8 displays

In response to customer complaints about overly red Galaxy S8 displays, Samsung will be pushing out a software update soon that provides "a further enhanced ability to adjust the color setting."

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6 Bluetooth keyboards for workers on the go

A guide to six portable Bluetooth keyboards perfect for minimalists, road warriors and anyone who appreciates a unique keyboard design.

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Smartphone camera showdown: Google Pixel vs. LG G6

It's a tight race, but LG takes the Best Smartphone Camera crown from Google.

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8 ways the iPhone 8 can beat the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 might be the best phone of 2017, but the year's not over until the next iPhone makes its debut. Here's how Apple can take the crown back from Samsung.

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