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New FBI Director: Mobile Encryption Is 'Huge Problem'

The FBI has reportedly failed to unlock up to 7,000 devices in its possession.

Essential Phone Gets $100 Price Cut

Early adopters don't have to be salty about the price cut because Essential is offering those who already own the phone a $200 credit that can be used on its website.

Can Foldable OLED Displays Revive the PC Market?

What's most intriguing to me about the idea of a foldable OLED (FOLED) screen is that it gives laptop vendors a new way to innovate.

Pay With Google Offers Easy Checkout on Apps, Websites

The new mobile payment feature is available on Android devices inside more than a dozen apps, including Kayak, Wish, Instacart, Posmates, Eat24, and DoorDash.

Samsung Wants Bixby 2.0 on Refrigerators, Sprinklers

Samsung today launched a private beta offering 'select developers' access to the Bixby SDK.

Google Pulls Maps Calorie Estimator, Adds Planets to Visit

The feature showed not only calorie estimates, but how many "mini cupcakes" you could burn by walking.

Google's Pixel 2 Phones Recognize 17,300 Songs Offline

One 53MB file stored on the Pixel 2 holds details of all 17,300 songs so Google's servers aren't required for the most popular detections.

Qualcomm Shows First 5G Reference Phone

Qualcomm's 5G reference phone is the first time we've seen 5G in a device that small.

Qualcomm Boosts Chips for T-Mobile's 600MHz Rural Network

New 'RF Front End' chips from Qualcomm will help T-Mobile sell a range of 600MHz-compatible phones this spring.

Android Phone Running Out of Juice? Try Huawei's Mate 9

Evaluating the phones based on a variety of factors, including battery capacity, Phandroid finds the Huawei Mate 9 offers the most juice for your battery buck.

Keep Tabs on Your Kids With Sprint's Safe & Found App

The app costs $6.99 a month but is jam-packed with features that can help give you peace of mind.

T-Mobile Limiting High-Speed Data in Canada, Mexico to 5GB

After burning through 5GB, your speeds will drop to just 128kbps (or 256kbps if you have a T-Mobile One Plus plan).

Need Something From Target? Ask Google Assistant

Plus, shoppers will soon be able to order items from all 50+ Google Express retailers with their voice on eligible Android phones and iPhones.

Android Video Calling Just Got Much Simpler

Google makes video calls an integrated feature of Android phones (as long as your carrier supports ViLTE).

Gender-Neutral Emoji Headed to Apple Devices

The latest batch of iOS emoji includes three gender-neutral characters: an adult, kid, and senior citizen.

Microsoft's Edge Browser Is Headed to iOS, Android

Microsoft also today introduced a new Android launcher app, which lets you customize you phone's home screen.

Google Unveils Pixel 2, New Daydream View

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sport 5- and 6-inch displays, respectively, both housed in water-resistant, all-aluminum bodies.

Google's Pixel 2: Will It Succeed?

Google's Pixels are considered flagship Android phones, but they've never sold many units. For Google, what is success?

Google's Pixel Event: What to Expect

Google may be announcing new phones, speakers, and a laptop on Wednesday.

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