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Refurbished Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled Over Fire Risk

The recall specifically involves about 10,200 batteries installed in refurbished Galaxy Note 4 smartphones that were distributed through AT&T's Insurance program.

Asus ZenFone AR

The unlocked Asus ZenFone AR puts Google Tango in an accessible form factor with solid hardware, but the AR experience still feels unpolished, and the price is high for what you get.

Tech Giants to Supreme Court: Protect Cell Phone Data

Apple, Facebook, Google, and others argue that the Fourth Amendment, 'must adapt to the changing realities of the digital era.'

Being Default Search on iPhone Costs Google $3B

50 percent of Google's mobile search revenue is from iOS devices, which makes the huge payment worthwhile.

Qualcomm Hopes to Recapture AR for Android

With Apple's ARKit coming soon, Qualcomm has two- and three-camera solutions to let more Android phones do augmented reality.

Sprint Donating Free Gadgets, Data to 180K Students

The 1Million Project aims to connect 1 million high schoolers who lack web access at home.

LG V30 Includes 'Graphy' Camera Feature, 'Floating Bar' Interface

The flagship smartphone also features LG's new UX 6.0+ user interface optimized for an 18:9 OLED display.

T-Mobile Tips Budget-Friendly Revvl Phone

The Alcatel slab runs Android Nougat and has a 5.5-inch HD screen; it's $0 down and $5 a month with T-Mobile's Jump! On Demand plan.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Arrives at AT&T Aug. 11

The phone, which is 'shock-, shatter-, water-, and dust-resistant,' is available for pre-order now and slated to arrive in AT&T stores on Aug. 11.

T-Mobile One Unlimited 55+ Targets Baby Boomers

If you're 55 or older, T-Mobile is offering two lines of unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data for just $60 a month with Autopay.

Save $300 on Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 With Trade-In

While the Galaxy S8 typically sells for upwards of $724.99 unlocked, you'll be saving significantly off the retail price when you order online.

Motorola Moto E4 Plus

The Motorola Moto E4 Plus is an affordable, well-built phone with a big battery that will last for well over a day of use.

Huawei's Irrelevant Success

Just because a company is successful 'globally' doesn't mean it will be successful in the US.

Thieves Arrested After Stealing iPhones From Moving Truck

Five men have been arrested in the Netherlands for the theft of $590,000 worth of iPhones from a moving truck. The theft reads like a scene from Mission: Impossible.

Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition

The Z2 Force Edition is a powerful phone with a modular design that takes advantage of Motorola's useful Moto Mods accessories.

Unlimited Data Plans Blamed for Slower AT&T, Verizon Speeds

According to the latest data from OpenSignal, new unlimited data plans resulted in much greater demand and slower speeds.

Amazon Pulls Blu Smartphones Over Spyware Concerns

Blu, however, denies that its phones contain spyware, malware, or any secret software and expects Amazon to 'quickly reinstate' its devices for sale.

Alcatel A50

The Alcatel A50 is an affordable Amazon Prime-subsidized phone that lets you use unique modular backs, but software can be a little finicky and camera performance is subpar.

Intel Loses Chip-Making Top Spot to Samsung

Samsung is now the world's largest semiconductor company thanks to flash memory and our obsession with buying mobile gadgets.

Alcatel Idol 5S

The Alcatel Idol 5S offers a nice design and solid performance for an attractive price that's subsidized by Amazon Prime ads, but it falls a bit short of similarly priced alternatives.

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