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22% off Taotronics Universal Smartphone Bike Mount - Deal Alert

The Taotronics phone mount is easy to install and features a fully adjustable viewing angle, non-slip rubber grips and a one-button phone release mechanism. It's highly rated and currently discounted on Amazon.

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Forget the plus-sized screen, the regular iPhone is the best fit

The iPhone 6s Plus is great—until you have to carry it around. So, it’s back to the regular iPhone for this blogger.

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35% off Anker Phone Camera Lens Kit With Fisheye, 0.65x Wide Angle, 10x Macro - Deal Alert

This multi-functional camera lens kit works on most standard sized smartphones, and brings even more life to your photos with 180-degree fisheye, 0.65x wide angle and 10x macro lenses.

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Is Google Assistant better than Siri? | The iPhone Show

Google has launched its powerful Assistant for iOS, but it turns out that Siri is just as good – if not better – for iPhone users.

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Apple may price the iPhone 8 at $1,000

Features expected in the iPhone 8, such as an advanced 5.8-in. OLED display and advanced 3D camera, will likely drive the price up.

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iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

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Here's how Google is preparing Android for the AI-laden future

The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday. The company announced TensorFlow Lite, a version of its machine learning framework that’s designed to run on smartphones...

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Google Lens brings AI smarts to your phone

Google Lens uses artificial intelligence to figure out what's in a photo

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28% off Dizaul 5000mAh Portable Solar Dual USB Power Bank - Deal Alert

Great for hikes, trips to the beach, or any sunny place you find yourself, this waterproof and shockproof power bank will harness the sun to keep you fully juiced all day.

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iPhone Users Don’t Need an Echo Show | The iPhone Show

Amazon has unveiled its latest Echo Show smart speaker with a touchscreen, but it’s main selling points – hands-free voice assistance and video calls – are not very compelling to iPhone users with Hey Siri and FaceTime.

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Small Cell Forum seeks advice from large enterprises

The carrier-led Small Cell Forum has revealed the names of the founding members of an Enterprise Advisory Council designed to help address the need for more wireless coverage to meet rising demand.

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iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Cranking up the processors; 3D cameras; $1K-plus price

With iPhone 8 A11 processors reportedly in production, the next great Apple smartphone is starting to feel more real. This and other scuttlebutt in this week's iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup

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iPhone 8 may actually be released on time

The iPhone 8 release date may actually happen in September, according to a reputable source

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First iPhone 7s rumor points to Ion-X glass on the rear casing

Apple's iPhone 7s may feature a more shatter-resistant rear casing.

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Low-cost Android phones to get iPhone features with new Qualcomm chips

Low-cost smartphones like the Moto G5 introduced a few months ago are now shipping with Qualcomm chips that will soon be outdated.

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iPhone 8 may be released in October

Apple seems to have ironed out production kinks it was previously facing and will likely release the iPhone 8 earlier than we thought.

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US device searches at borders ignite resistance

In CBP's fiscal year 2015, the agency searched just 8,503 devices during 383.2 million border crossings. But in fiscal year 2016, the number of device searches jumped to 19,033, and in the first six months of FY2017, CBP searched...

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the US border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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