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USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it still keeps getting better)

USB-C is the gift that keeps on giving, with faster and more powerful ways to use it. Here’s how to make the most of the current standard and what lies ahead.

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8 hidden Pixel features for smarter calling

Let your Pixel phone make your life easier with these exceptionally effective annoyance-eliminating options.

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Cisco: Your Webex meeting could soon be behind the wheel

With AirPlay support, users will be able to wirelessly connect with iPhones, iPads, and Macs to share content or mirror their screens in a meeting with colleagues — even while driving a car.

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A fascinating twist at the intersection of Android and Chrome OS

Think you've seen all there is to see with Google's Android-Chrome-OS alignment? Think again, baby.

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Apple leads the 5G transition, reports claim

Driven by interest in the iPhone, sales of 5G-capable smartphones exceeded those of 4G devices for the first time in January.

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Apple supplier Foxconn halts production amid COVID-19 outbreak in China

China has locked down key cities as it deals with the biggest COVID-19 outbreak since the pandemic began; the move will affect not only tech manufacturing but container shipments.

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The glorious return of the scrappy Android underdogs

The Android hardware startups are back — and you'd better believe it's worth your while to notice.

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iPhone vs. Android: How to choose the best smartphone for you

Making a logical choice between iPhone and Android smartphones requires knowing what features and specs are most important to you. Here's what you need to know to make a smart decision.

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Apple announces its spring Mac/iPad/iPhone event

Apple is expected to introduce new Macs,an iPad Air and its lowest-cost 5G iPhone, iPhone SE, at a special event March 8.

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 13

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2022's still-under-development Android 13 release.

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Why Apple’s most addictive device boosts its health

But Apple could go so much further with Apple Watch to build a platform for future health services.

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10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android gestures

Get around your phone faster than ever with these easy-to-miss advanced shortcuts for Android's gesture navigation system.

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Is Apple’s Qualcomm relationship already on the rocks?

Reports suggest Apple's work to build its own 5G modem may be reaching an endpoint — so what comes next for its detente with Qualcomm?

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A hidden gem in Gboard on Android

Tap into this step-saving slice of sorcery lurking within your Android phone's keyboard and watch your on-the-go efficiency soar.

Why Apple spent billions to get to 5G — services

The combination of fast mobile broadband and powerful hardware underpins a services opportunity we’ve not really begun to scratch.

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Twitter complaint-tracking bot reveals most griped about tech products

A bot that tracked complaints on Twitter about best-selling laptops, tablets and other tech gadgets revealed the ones people most loved to hate. But an analyst says to take the results with a grain of salt.

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Is Camo an essential app for remote workers with an iPhone?

Why are you holding video meetings using appalling webcams when you could use the camera in your iPhone?

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Addigy talks up Apple-in-the-enterprise tech show

Addigy plans to hold its annual Innovate 2022 conference later this month. I spoke with CEO Jason Dettbarn to find out more.

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