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10 Hours Ago   If you've kept track of the political football in Washington that is Huawei, you'll know that the Trump administration, which supports the Chinese tech manufacturer, is at odds with Congress, which wants it disassociated with U.S.

Yesterday   Believe it or not, you can purchase premium active noise-canceling earphones for more than $350. Just because Bluetooth has some quality limitations doesn't mean that you can bump it up with great hardware and nuanced software.

Yesterday   OnePlus has released the third version of its Android Q Developer Preview simultaneously for OnePlus 6, 6T, 7, and 7 Pro users, bringing update pulses together for the first time.

2 Days Ago   More than a year after it was reported that LG would be launching a mobile payment service with compatibility for magnetic stripe terminals in the United States, the company has finally announced the arrival of LG Pay for the LG G8 ThinQ.

2 Days Ago   Google Fi subscribers who own a Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, or Pixel 3a XL and have opted into paying a few dollars per month for device protection have gained a nice perk if they so happen to drop their phones and crack their display: the carrier has announced that if customers are approved for a screen repair claim, they may opt to take their phone to a uBreakiFix location for same-day service.

2 Days Ago   The Unicode Consortium codified 230 new symbols — well, 65 new symbols plus many skin tone, color, and gender variants — as part of its Emoji 12.0 update released back in March.

2 Days Ago   Like to bike? Don't want to bother with owning and caring for one? For a growing number of people, bikeshare systems are their solution to personal urban transit.

2 Days Ago   If you've placed bets on when HTC will release its last smartphone (at least under its own name) and have marked that date prior to June of this year, you've lost your money.

3 Days Ago   Prime Day is coming into the homestretch, but we would be remiss not to point out some awesome deals on some products from a company that Amazon only recently acquired.

3 Days Ago   Dish-owned AirTV came out in 2017 with a 4K HDR Android TV streaming box that can plug into an antenna for local over-the-air broadcasts — thus combining local TV with over-the-top services ranging from Netflix to YouTube to Sling (another Dish property) in one input.

3 Days Ago   If you happen to be in the somewhat curious position where bundling all your TV, internet, and phone services with one company aligns with your best interests, you may have considered joining Xfinity Mobile at some point to complement your other Comcast services.

4 Days Ago   Amazon Prime Day is still chugging along for the next day or so, so maybe you're still finding something worthwhile to buy. Maybe you'd like to cover up your wrist with something smart?

4 Days Ago   Verizon-owned carrier Visible recently took the speed limit off of its unlimited data offering all while still charging $40 a month for talk, text, and mobile hotspot service as well.

4 Days Ago   In the midst of all the Prime Day deals you're peering through on Amazon today, you might want to consider this deal of the day for the Razer Phone 2.

9 Days Ago   Update 1: 2019/05/29 6:49am PDT A Googler just posted a comment on the Issue Tracker post saying that a toggle to disable Wi-Fi scan throttling will be added to Android.

9 Days Ago   Update 1: 2019/07/10 7:48am PDT Games have returned to Play Store Video game developer and publisher Beamdog has had two of its apps pulled from the Google Play Store.

9 Days Ago   There's a general notion out there that USA Network, which NBCUniversal owns, typically acts as the receptacle for second-rate programming that NBC would not air to its white bread primetime audience on any given night.

9 Days Ago   T-Mobile has been pushing its own-brand budget smartphones under the REVVL banner for a couple of years now. In the process, the series has shuffled between ODMs going through the REVVL, REVVL Plus, the REVVL T1 tablet, and REVVL 2.

10 Days Ago   The FCC now has rules in place to compel wireless carriers to start blocking domestic robocallers on a systematic basis. Next up, chairman Ajit Pai is gearing up to tackle number spoofers, robotexting, and foreign robocallers by proposing new rules that will be voted on and, likely, enacted at the commission's August open meeting.

10 Days Ago   As with many things in life, bullying is a two-way street. To prevent it from taking place, the bully should be able to be prevented from harming someone else and the bullied should be empowered to take action and represent themselves without fear of repercussions.

11 Days Ago   Samsung is harnessing its acquisition of audio company Harman to full effect with a number of AKG integrations into its own-brand product launches. In fact, you might recall that when Samsung came out with its latest wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds, AKG had a hand in tuning the sound.

11 Days Ago   The Sprint/T-Mobile merger still has potential to materialize and it seems like we're in a holding pattern at the moment, waiting to see if it will be able to carve portions of its spectrum holdings off to another buyer to maintain the presence of a "fourth" national carrier.

14 Days Ago   One way or another, people will find new ways to express their thoughts or ideas using all the tools that developers like to cook up. When it comes to the world of animated three-dimensional avatars, for example, we have Apple's Animoji, Samsung's AR Emoji, and a bunch of other OEM-proprietary solutions that look interesting.

17 Days Ago   If your home needs a huge plot of space filled up with... something, why not chuck a big television in there? TCL makes a few good sets and it has a 75" 4K model it'd like to sell you on discount.

18 Days Ago   Commuting is hell. Carpooling can make it better, whether you do it for the environmental impact, the gas money, or some other reason. And while it's been easier than ever to get a pool together with the Waze Carpool app, it could be better at getting drivers and riders together.

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