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  1. screen time
    Why Upgrading to the iPhone 15 Is Like Buying a New CarWelcome to a world where next-generation smartphones have become classic depreciating assets.
  2. surveillance
    Your iPhone Is Listening to You (If You’re a Spanish Soccer Fan)Facebook isn’t spying on you. Spain’s top professional soccer league is, though.
  3. folding phones
    Here’s What Will Determine If Folding Phones Are a Fad or for RealThe milestones to look for to figure out if folding phones have a future.
  4. cracking up
    Fancy Fingerprint Scanners Mean Cracking Your Smartphone Screen Will Get PricierUnder-screen fingerprint scanners are very cool and very expensive if you end up dropping your phone on the sidewalk.
  5. cybersecurity
    Cops’ Favorite Phone Hacking Tool Is Being Sold on eBayThe Cellebrite UFED promises to help law enforcement crack into suspects’ phones. If you have $100 and an eBay account, you can now do the same.
  6. dumbphones
    Motorola’s Foldable Phone Has Me Nostalgic for My Pink Razr DaysThe greatest phone ever made.
  7. what’s next
    5G Is Going to Transform Smartphones — EventuallyOver the next few years, the smartphone — and everything else connected to mobile networks — is going to be revolutionized.
  8. oops
    Apple Disables Facebook Apps Following News of Shady Research ProjectFacebook used its privileged iOS access to distribute a “research” app that could collect tons of sensitive data from consumers’ phones.
  9. the future is foldable
    How Much Would You Pay for a Foldable Smartphone?Phone manufacturers hope the answer is a lot.
  10. i turn my camera on
    Apple Crams Another Camera on iPhone (and That’s a Good Thing)Why a third camera isn’t just a marketing gimmick (though, to be clear, it’s definitely a marketing gimmick).
  11. iphone
    Apple Could Be Putting Face ID and Touch ID in the Same iPhoneA patent suggests Touch ID may reappear in future generations of the iPhone.
  12. smartphones
    The Chinese Smartphone Manufacturers That Will Make Your Next Next PhoneA guide to the Chinese smartphone companies you’re going to be very familiar with soon.
  13. billion dollar ideas
    If You Invented the Headphone Jack in 2019, You’d Be a Billionaire“No more charging, no more pairing, no lost signals. Just pure sound.”
  14. smartphones
    We’re No Longer in the Smartphone Plateau. We’re in the Smartphone Decline.Growth in smartphone sales stopped surging years ago. In the next decade, they’re likely to decline. What does that world look like?
  15. the internet is for porn
    How Smartphones Got a Conservative Nation Hooked on PornIn 2012, three Indian politicians were forced to step down after they were caught watching porn during a session of Parliament.
  16. tech boot camp
    How to Use Your Phone to Use Your Phone LessThe “hair of the dog” method for screen addiction.
  17. smartphones
    Steph Curry Has Resurrected the PalmPilotThe new Palm is a phone for your other phone.
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    Your iPhone Is Just Another Household Appliance NowWhy a newer, slightly faster smartphone really isn’t news anymore.
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    Will These Glasses Save Me From a Lifetime of Staring Into Screens?Blue light–blocking computer glasses claim to help out screen-addled eyes. Do they?
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    Spam Robocalls Aren’t Slowing Down. Here’s the Tech That Could Stop Them.In the not-too-distant future, endless robocalls may be eradicated, thanks to something called STIR/SHAKEN.
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    Should You Buy the Samsung Galaxy S9?The questions to ask yourself before laying out for Samsung’s newest flagship phone.
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    All the Ways to Make Using Your Phone Slightly InconvenientYou don’t have to go cold turkey. Maybe just lukewarm turkey.
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    Investors Push Apple to Study the Effects of Smartphones on ChildrenThey want to head off a growing panic.
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    Personal Phones Are Now Banned From the White HouseThe network is overloaded, and it’ll probably stop some leaks, too.
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    One of 2017’s Best Phones Is Under $600 TodayGrab the Samsung Galaxy S8 unlocked for just $575.
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    The Best Touchscreen GlovesYour guide to gloves that’ll keep your hands toasty, fashionable, and smartphone-friendly.
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    Can Razer Sell a Phone Made for Gamers?Razer is making a ridiculously overpowered phone for gamers.
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    The Best Cases for Your Shiny New iPhone XIf you just dropped $1,000 on a new iPhone X, you’re gonna need a case.
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    Pixel 2 Review: The Best Smartphone Camera Got Even BetterIf you really care about getting great photos with your phone, the Pixel 2’s camera deserves a spot in your pocket.
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    Everything You Need to Know About Google’s Pixel 2The new phone starts at $650.
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    Pics of the Google Pixel 2 Have LeakedA look at Google’s second attempt at making a flagship phone.
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review: The Best Phone Around — for NowSamsung made a really, really nice phone. And it doesn’t blow up!
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    Nobody Wants a Windows Phone — Not Even the NYPDThe force will be tossing 36,000 Nokia Windows phones after less than a year.
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Preview: After the Smoke ClearsAfter last year’s disastrous Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the company attempts to right the ship.
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    What Reviewers Are Saying About the New Essential PhoneIs the $699 Essential Phone essential?
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    How to Nurse Your Phone’s Battery When It’s About to DieHow to eke a few more minutes out of your battery before everything goes dark.
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    Dear Select All: How Do I Speed Up a Slow Smartphone?Teaching an old phone new tricks.
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    Why Do I Hate Talking to My Phone?What’s the reason I loathe talking to Siri, but chatter away happily to Alexa?
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    The Samsung Galaxy S8: Beauty Comes at a PriceThe most gorgeous smartphone available — but get ready to pay.
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    The Samsung Galaxy S8 Looks Like the Best Phone You Can Buy (for Now)Samsung’s stunning new phone is enough to make you forget that whole exploding-battery thing. Almost.
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    BlackBerry’s Global Market Share Is Now 0.0 PercentThe CrackBerry is dead. Real dead.
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    Apple iPhone 7 Catches Fire, Stealing Yet Another Feature From SamsungApple may not be first, but it will be best.
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    Google Has Made a Phone People Will Want — But Can It Topple the iPhone?Google makes a triumphant entry into hardware with its Pixel smartphones.
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    You Were a Great Phone, Samsung Note 7, Except for All the FiresThe brief, sulfurous life of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, dead at 53 days old.
  45. The Smartphone Game You Should Be Playing on the SubwayReigns is like Tinder for ruling a kingdom, but with more executions and fewer awkward meet-ups for drinks.
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    Why You Should Charge Your Phone When It Hits 50 PercentIf you want your phone battery to stay healthy, don’t let it hit zero percent.
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    11 Dumb Things You May Be Doing to Your SmartphoneSome common things you may be doing with your smartphone that are actually kinda stupid.
  48. This Shell That Turns Your Phone Into a Laptop Has Raised Over $1 MillionStill trying to make the laptop happen.
  49. Everything We Know So Far About the Next iPhoneNo headphone jack?
  50. capitol hill
    Senate Staffers Were Still Using BlackberriesIt’s probably a good time to shut down their MySpace pages, too.
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