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Samsung Bixby: Hands on with the AI assistant

Is Samsung Bixby smarter than Google Assistant? In some ways, yes.

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What are the best hidden features in iOS 11? | The iPhone Show

We dug through the new iOS 11 to find the best hidden features you should know about.

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Ten years of the iPhone

A fast-paced look back at ten years of iPhone unveilings, launches and news.

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Why is the iPhone having an existential crisis? | The iPhone Show

iPhone turns 10 years old this week, and it’s starting to contemplate its existence.

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What does iOS 11 reveal about the iPhone 8? | The iPhone Show

The only thing we know for sure about the iPhone 8 is that it was designed to run iOS 11. Here's more on what we can expect.

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How can Apple make iOS 11 upgrade-worthy? | The iPhone Show

Apple is unwrapping iOS 11 next week at WWDC, and here are 3 features we’re dying to see.

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Is Google Assistant better than Siri? | The iPhone Show

Google has launched its powerful Assistant for iOS, but it turns out that Siri is just as good – if not better – for iPhone users.

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iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

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Google Lens brings AI smarts to your phone

Google Lens uses artificial intelligence to figure out what's in a photo

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

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ case roundup: Protect your investment in style

If you're spending more than $700 on a phone, you might want to make sure it doesn't get easily damaged.

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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 is coming in phones midyear

If you hate waiting for your smartphone to charge up, relief is coming soon. After some hiccups, Qualcomm's superfast charging technology, called Quick Charge 4, will be in smartphones around the middle of this year.

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Android device updates: T-Mobile sends out a fix for the Galaxy S8, S8+ red screen

It's monthly update time for the Pixel and Pixel XL, while the Nvidia Shield Android TV unveils a beta program for eager testers.

Most U.S. households have ditched landlines for mobile phones

The CDC says a majority of American adults are dumping their landlines.

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Samsung sweetens Galaxy S8 purchases with 6 months of Netflix, other goodies

Samsung is offering a new entertainment promotion for Galaxy S8 purchases that bundles a free Flip Cover case, 64 GB memory card, and six months of Netflix.

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Qualcomm may consider asking US to ban iPhone imports

Qualcomm, in a smartphone chip licensing spat with Apple, will reportedly ask a U.S. government agency to ban the import of iPhones into the country.

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BlackBerry returns with a surprisingly decent business phone: The KEYone (with video)

BlackBerry's new Android, the KEYone, comes complete with a real keyboard and is strictly for business. According to our reviewer, it's also not bad at all.

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The BlackBerry KeyOne - a surprising phone with a hardware keyboard

For the first time the iconic BlackBerry hardware keyboard has been married with Android in the BlackBerry KeyOne.

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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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