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Feds: If Airlines Allow Voice Calls, They Should Tell You Upfront

Voice calls aren't currently allowed on planes, but Wi-Fi calling and other innovations could make it a reality.

Samsung Plans to Disable All Galaxy Note 7 Handsets in the US

An alert sent out to at least one owner states their phone will be disabled on December 15.

AT&T Customers to Get $88M in Refunds for Bogus Charges

Current AT&T customers can expect to see a credit on their bill within the next 75 days.

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S8 Won't Have Home Button

The Galaxy S8 will also feature a larger, bezel-less display, according to Bloomberg.

Report: NSA Can Monitor Cell Phones in Flight

Leaked documents show the agency was tapping phone conversations on GSM-equipped flights in 2010.

Intelligent Patching Makes Android App Updates 65 Percent Smaller

By patching an app file-by-file, Google is saving six petabytes of data downloads every day.

Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

Samsung will not have to award all of its smartphone profits to Apple for patent infringement.

AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

The carrier claims data transfer speeds will hit 14Gbps.

Report: Design Flaws, Not Battery, Caused Note 7 Explosions

An independent test found too little space between the Galaxy Note 7's battery and other components.

Google Trusted Contacts App Lets You Tell Loved Ones You're Safe

The app lets you share your location with loved ones, even if your phone is offline.

Never Wait in Line Again With Amazon Go

When you're finished collecting your items, you can just walk out of the store. No more lines or registers.

Think Twice Before Buying Unofficial Apple Chargers

A new report suggests 99 percent of counterfeit Apple chargers bought online are unsafe.

Report: Foxconn Manager Steals $1.5M Worth of iPhones

From 2013 to 2014, the man and his accomplices reportedly stole around 5,700 iPhones and sold them to stores.

Phone Maker Blu Trades Chinese Spyware for Google Software

Blu is swapping out Adups, which sent text messages to China, for Google's OTA update solution.

Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

Nokia will receive royalty payments from a Finnish firm for sales of branded phones and tablets over the next decade.

Motorola: 'Mod' Adds-Ons Could Take Our Phones to 5G

Many more 'mod' add-ons for the Moto Z phone are coming in 2017, the company says

Why I Traded My Galaxy Note 5 for a Midrange ZTE

I hadn't planned to say farewell to my sleek phablet, but 24 hours later, I've embraced my just smart enough ZTE.

Motorola CEO: Tango AR Probably Coming to Moto Z

Google's Tango augmented reality technology may appear on the Moto Z as an add-on mod.

Human Life Requires 26 Essential Elements, an iPhone Requires 75

It's hard to argue that an iPhone is more complex than a human, but in terms of elements, it most certainly is.

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