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Asus ZenFone V

The Verizon exclusive Asus ZenFone V has a sleek build and specs that pack a punch for a very affordable price.

Qualcomm: First 5G Phones Won't Be Battery Hogs

Qualcomm says that the first 5G phones won't have the horrid battery life we saw with early 4G phones, which is great news.

Best Buy Offering Big Discounts on Apple Gadgets

Apple devices don't go on sale very often, so if you've been waiting for a deal, this is your opportunity.

4 Ways the Snapdragon 845 Could Beat Apple's A11

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 might not outpace Apple's A11 on CPU performance, but it has other great features, which could make a real difference for upcoming phones.

Drake, Moana Top Apple Charts in 2017

Apple's editors and curators named the meditation app Calm the No. 1 iPhone app of 2017 and photo-editing app Affinity Photo the top iPad app.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Focuses on AI, Video Capture

The Snapdragon 845 also offers performance gains in battery consumption and graphics processing. Expect to see it in smartphones early next year.

Siri, Why Do You Think John Travolta Is Dead?

Users in the UK, Poland, and Australia who asked Siri how old the actor is received a surprising response: 'John Travolta died 3 January 2009 at age 54.'

Republic Wireless Hardware Channels 'Stranger Things'

The new Republic HQ Anywhere is a Google Assistant speaker which doubles as a phone; the Republic Relay is a walkie-talkie and music player.

New Samsung Chips Boost Smartphone Storage to 512GB

Samsung is also expanding production of its 256GB chips to meet the mobile storage demand.

Unlocked iPhone X Now Available in the US

If you choose this option, the device will arrive SIM-free, and you'll be able to activate it with any carrier that supports the iPhone.

Clean Up Your Android Phone With Google 'Files Go' App

The app, now out of beta, offers suggestions on what files you should delete from your phone and acts as a file manager.

Samsung Patent Tips Palm Reading for Password Hints

Forgetting a password can be very frustrating, so Samsung thought up a method of securely providing hints using your palm and a phone.

Exclusive: Qualcomm's iPhone X Still Outpaces Intel's

With exclusive lab testing from Cellular Insights, PCMag found that the Qualcomm-powered iPhone X has better LTE performance than Intel models, although the gap is narrowing.

Google's Datally App Can Help You Save Mobile Data

Nobody likes being throttled or getting hit with expensive data overages, and this app can help you avoid that.

Report: Apple to Make iPhone Power Management Chips Itself

Apple is slowly but surely shifting iPhone hardware production in-house, and it's other companies that will suffer.

Blu Phone Update Is Bricking the Low-Cost Android Phone

A factory reset of the Blu Life One X2 fixes the problem, but also wipes your data.

Fund Compelling Products, Not Charismatic Men

Android creator and Essential founder Andy Rubin's downfall should take a long hatpin to the cozy VC culture of funding charismatic men rather than compelling products.

Google Researchers Add Spying Eyes Detection to a Smartphone

If someone else is looking at your screen the front-facing camera will detect it and alert you.

Animoji Karaoke Is Officially a Thing, and Apple Approves

Apple is now taking advantage of the animoji karaoke trend to push the iPhone X.

This 'Substitute Phone' Is Designed to Ease Smartphone Addiction

The plastic device is shaped like a typical smartphone but features stone beads on the front that let you mimic the action of scrolling, swiping, or zooming.

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