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Trump to Cook: 'Build a big plant in the United States'

President-elect Donald Trump tells Apple CEO Tim Cook that it would be a "real achievement" if Apple were to shift manufacturing to the US.

$20 essential electronics toolkit from iFixit

This $20 toolkit from iFixit allows you crack open and take a stab at repairing most electronic devices.

The iPhone is becoming increasingly expensive for Apple to make

Analysts are growing worried about Apple's long-term profitability in the face of declining iPhone gross margins.

Could Trump be the catalyst for an all-American iPhone?

On the back of every iPhone are engraved the words "Designed by Apple in California Assembled in China." But could China soon be replaced by USA?

What are the electronic gifts people want?

A survey reveals the electronic gifts that people both plan on giving and what they want to receive during the holidays.

OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What are the key differences?

Here are the key differences between the new OnePlus 3T and the existing OnePlus 3 smartphone.

8TB Seagate hard drive reliability data looking good

If you want to get a good idea as to how reliable a hard drive is, buy a few thousand of them and put them to use 24/7 in a cloud storage capacity.

Can Apple succeed where Google failed?

A report suggests that Apple is planning to expand its wearables business into an area where Google flopped with a consumer offering - augmented reality smartglasses.

Top Windows 10-powered alternatives to the MacBook Pro

Those who want a Windows powered laptop don't have to feel jealous of those who choose the macOS path, because there are some truly awesome Windows 10 laptops available.

Every day carry tools and gadgets

Who doesn't want to be a Macgyver, fixing situations with a Swiss Army Knife, a paperclip, and a piece of string. Updated with reader suggestions.

Your iPhone's has a hidden signal strength meter

Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars - this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone is receiving.

Best PC components (Winter 2016)

There's a lot of great PC hardware out there. Let's take a look at the best of the best.

Best PC hardware list (Winter 2016)

There's a lot of great PC hardware out there. Let's take a look at the best of the best.

Build a $400 Windows 10 PC

Looking to build a cheap Windows 10 PC? Here are the components you need to build a system that comes in at $400, including Windows 10! As always, shop around for the best deal on components, and remember that component prices change regularly. (Updated November 2016)

Android smartphones for iPhone haters (November 2016 edition)

Want a smartphone but the iPhone is just not for you? Here are a selection of high-end Android-powered smartphones that will satisfy even the most demanding users.

Do you need 32GB of RAM?

Apple's decision to not offer a MacBook Pro with 32 gigabytes of RAM has ignited a debate about how much RAM is too much RAM.

Orange Pi: 64-bit quad-core computer for $20

Remember when $20 wouldn't buy you a keyboard. Now it buys you an entire single-board computer.

Easy iPhone wireless charging hack

Tired of waiting for Apple to add wireless charging to the iPhone? Here's how you can do it yourself, no screwdrivers or soldering irons required.

There's almost no money in making Android smartphones

Apple captured an estimated 104 percent of total smartphone industry profits during Q3. How is this possible? Because the Android vendors were busy losing money.

Move over Raspberry Pi, here is a $4, coin-sized, open-source Linux computer

Looking for a small, cheap Linux-powered computer to put at the heart of your project? Is "coin-sized" small enough? Is $4 cheap enough?

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